AROUND TOWN: Save the Dates Calendar for the 2018 Nonprofit Fundraisers

By Linda Navarro Updated: December 22, 2017 at 10:50 am • Published: December 21, 2017 0

Nonprofits are busy planning a new year filled with fundraising galas, benefits, sports activities and well-known speakers.

Here are the Save the Dates to start the year. More will be announced later.

JANUARY

Jan. 13: Temple Grandin, keynote speaker, Autism & Asperger Connections Make a Difference Dinner, Hotel Elegante, tinyurl.com/y9owaqjf

Jan. 20: “A Legacy of Ice” tribute to 80-year ice skating history at The Broadmoor, honoring Peggy Fleming Jenkins, benefits U.S. Figure Skating Memorial Fund and USA Hockey Foundation, broadmoor.com/legacy-of-ice

Jan. 20: Dream Big Gala, African American Youth Leadership Conference, 25th anniversary, Antlers hotel, AAYLC-CO.org

Jan. 21: Golden Lotus tea and fundraiser, Golden Lotus Foundation, Silver Pond Restaurant, 6523 N. Academy Blvd., goldenlotusfoundation.org

Jan. 31: 100+Women Who Care, The Warehouse, 100womenwhocarecoloradosprings.com

FEBRUARY

Feb. 3: Ent Center for the Arts, Opening Gala, UCCS

Feb. 6: Tim Tebow, keynote speaker, Colorado Springs Christian School Lion’s Heart Celebration, CSCSLions.org

Feb. 9-10, 23-25, March 3: Rock ‘N Bowl – Play for JA, Junior Achievement, The Summit, JA-SoCo.org

Feb. 10: 35th annual Heart Ball, Colorado Springs American Heart Association, Broadmoor International Center, Coloradospringsheartball.heart.org

Feb. 10: Valentines Tea, McAllister House, mcallisterhouse.org

Feb. 13: Leadership Pikes Peak Community Awards, Garden of Gods Collection, leadershippikespeak.org/luncheon

Feb. 16: Monte Carlo Masquerade Gala, The Chorale, Hotel Elegante, cschorale.org

Feb. 21: Supper club, “Breaking Up is Hard to Do,” Pikes Peak Opera League benefit for Opera Theatre of the Rockies’ “Aida,”Patty Jewett Clubhouse, pikespeakoperaleague.org

Feb. 22: Spud Webb and Dominique Wilkins, keynote speakers, Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year Awards, Antlers hotel, bgcppr.org

Feb. 24: Tom Naughton Roast, Cheyenne Village, Antlers hotel, cheyennevillage.org

Feb. 25: Family Promise

Feb. 28: Celebrate Youth in the Arts breakfast, Colorado Springs Chorale and Youth Symphony, Antlers hotel, kidssing.org

MARCH

March 3: International Women’s Day, The Pinery at the Hill, Facebook

March 6: Women’s Foundation of Colorado luncheon, “Women Achieving Greater Economic Security,” Antlers hotel, wfco.org

March 8-10: Colorado Springs Wine Festival, Wines of Southern France, The Broadmoor, coloradospringsconservatory.org

March 10: SKSF Bowlathon, Special Kids Special Families, King Pin Lanes, sksfcolorado.org/event/bowlathon/

March 15: Recipe for Hope, Care & Share Food Bank, The Broadmoor, careandshare.org

March 15: Hometown Heroes, Chuck Murphy, Humanitarian Award, American Red Cross of Southeastern Colorado, The Broadmoor, redcross.org/local/colorado

March 15: Reason to Hope Luncheon, Alzheimer’s Association, Antlers hotel, alz.org/co

March 17: St. Patrick’s Day Gala, Catholic Charities,Cheyenne Mountain Resort, cccharitiescc.org

APRIL

April 5: Annual Luncheon, Colorado Springs Teen Court, DoubleTree Hotel, csteencourt.org

April 7: Tri-Lakes Chamber Annual Awards Dinner, Marriott Hotel, TriLakesChamber.com

April 11: Joe Henjum Senior Accolades, Senior Resource Council, Mining Exchange, srccos.org

April 18: 100+Women Who Care, The Warehouse, 100womenwhocarecoloradosprings.com

April 21: Red Ribbon Ball, Southern Colorado AIDS Project, honoring Mary Ellen McNally and Mary Lou Makepeace, Cheyenne Mountain Resort, redribbonball2018.kintera.org

April 21: Rhymes, Spines and Minds Literacy Festival, Black Educator’s Network, UCCS, reservations Facebook Black Educator’s Network

April 21: Family Ball, Never Alone Foundation, Broadmoor’s Cheyenne Lodge, Facebook The Never Alone Foundation

April 25: CASA Light of Hope, Antlers hotel, casappr.org

April 26: Discover Goodwill Annual Dinner, The Broadmoor, discovermygoodwill.org

April 28: Culinary Passport, Pikes Peak Chefs, Julie Penrose Hall, St. Paul’s Church, pikespeakchefs.org

April 28: Fur Ball, Cheyenne Mountain Resort, hsppr.org

April 28: UCHealth Memorial Hospital Foundation Gala, The Broadmoor, mhf.thankyou4caring.org

April 28: Dodgeball Classic, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado, Air Force Academy, biglittlecolorado.org

MAY

May 5: Chocoholic Frolic, Kidpower of Colorado, Pinery at the Hill, kidpowercs.org

May 5: 25th anniversary Gala and Auction, Junior Achievement of Southern Colorado, Cheyenne Mountain Resort, JA-SoCo.org

May 12: Mothers Day Tea, McAllister House Museum, mcallisterhouse.org

May 16: Sports Corp Golf Tournament, Country Club of Colorado, coloradospringssports.org

JUNE

June 6: Pikes Peak United Way Community Celebration, Broadmoor Hall, ppunitedway.org

June 7: Veterans Cup Golf Tournament, The Home Front Cares, Sanctuary Golf Course in Sedalia, thehomefrontcares.org

June 8: Cowgirls & Cocktails, Norris-Penrose Indoor Events Center, Cowgirls & Cocktails on Facebook

June 9: Heart & Stroke Walk, Colorado Springs American Heart Association, Weidner Field, tinyurl.com/yak4s59r

June 16: Zoo Ball, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo,cmzoo.org

June 20: Colorado Springs Western Street Breakfast, downtown, benefits military and families, CSWesternStreetBreakfast on Facebook

June 21: The Longest Day, country wide, Alzheimer’s Association, alz.org/co

June 23: Climb for Courage Stair Climb and Family Festival, Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation, AFA Falcon Stadium, childrenscoloradofoundation.org/events/climb-for-courage/

June 23: SKSF Bluegrass, Brews & Brats, Manitou Springs Memorial Hall, sksfcolorado.org/event/bbb/

JULY

July 14-15: Friends of Extension (FOX) Garden Tour, north central Colorado Springs, extensionfriends.org

July 17: 100+Women Who Care, The Warehouse, 100womenwhocarecoloradosprings.com

July 19: Urban Peak Off the Street breakfast, under the Colorado Avenue Bridge, urbanpeak.org

July 28-29: Friends of Mueller State Park Fine Art Show & Sale, Mueller State Park Visitor Center, friendsofmuellersp.com/art-show

July 30: Cameron Memorial Golf Tournament, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Colorado, The Broadmoor, rmhcsoutherncolorado.org

AUGUST

Aug. 3: Golf Classic, Junior Achievement of Southern Colorado, Cheyenne Shadows at Fort Carson, JA-SoCo.org

Aug. 7: Going for the Green Golf Classic, BBB, bbb.org/southern-colorado

Aug. 16-19: An Enchanted Weekend, Discover Goodwill, Garden of the Gods Club and Kissing Camels Golf Course, discovermygoodwill.org

Aug. 20: Golf Classic, Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce, Colorado Touchstone Energy, Perry Park Country Club, Larkspur, TriLakesChamber.com

Aug. 23: Gift of History Breakfast, Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, Antlers hotel, cspm.org

Aug. 25: British Invasion Gala, Silver Key Senior Services, Cheyenne Mountain Resort, silverkey.org

Aug. 25: Annual Ice Cream Social, McAllister House, mcallisterhouse.org

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 8: FAC Gala, Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, csfineartscenter.org

Sept. 15: Walk to End Alzheimer’s, America the Beautiful Park, www.alz.org/walk

Sept.15 (tentative): TESSA Gala, The Broadmoor, tessacs.org

Sept. 21: Celebrity Wounded Warrior, keynote speaker to be announced, For the Love of the Troops, The Home Front Cares, thehomefrontcares.org

Sept. 28: Colorado Excellence Awards Gala, BBB, bbb.org/southern-colorado

Sept. 29: Koats 4 Kids Gala, The Pinery at The Hill, Koats4Kids on Facebook

September (date TBD): Night of White Lights, Colorado Springs Youth Symphony, location revealed that night

OCTOBER

Oct. 3: ALLY Up Breakfast, Inside Out Youth Services, Antlers hotel, insideoutys.org

Oct. 17: 100+Women Who Care, The Warehouse, 100womenwhocarecoloradosprings.com

Oct. 18: Big Night Out, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado, The Pinery at the Hill, biglittlecolorado.org

Oct. 27: 22nd annual Vintner Dinner, Children’s Literacy Center, The Broadmoor, childrensliteracycenter.org

Oct. 23: Colorado Spring Sports Hall of Fame, Broadmoor World Arena, coloradospringssports.org

NOVEMBER

Nov. 2 or 9: Jewel of a Wine Tasting, Colorado Springs Teen Court, Norris-Penrose Event Center, csteencourt.org

Nov. 6: Breakfast of Champions, keynote speaker to be announced, Peak Vista, The Broadmoor, peakvista.org

Nov. 7: Pikes Peak Opera League Fall Fest, 40th anniversary celebration, benefit for Opera Theatre Goes to School, pikespeakoperaleague.org

Nov. 17: YOT Club, The Mansion, YOT Club on Facebook

Nov. 17: Holiday Dinner and Dance, Senior Resource Council, City Auditorium, srccos.org

DECEMBER

Dec. 1 and 8, Christmas Teas, McAllister House Museum, mcallisterhouse.org

Dec. 22: Debutante Ball, The Broadmoor

n. 13: “Dogfight” by composers of “La La Land,” benefit for Fine Arts Center’s Theatre School, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, tickets: coloradocollege.edu/fac

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