The Sierra Club is hosting a “wine and cheese” general membership meeting from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Gay and Lesbian Center, 315 E. Costilla.
Space is limited.
The meeting is free for members. There is a suggested donation of $5 for non-members.
For more information, call Kirby Hughes at 685-3019.
The Center for Nonprofit Excellence is hosting a grant writing workshop Sept. 12.
The workshop includes two sessions. “Developing Your Message: The Case for Support” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon. “Effective Grant Writing” is scheduled for 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Each session is $35 for members and $45 for non-members.
Call 575-4341 or visit www.cnecoloradosprings.org to register.
The Arthritis Foundation is hosting the 15th Annual Jewels of the Vine Wine Tasting, “Bavarian Nights,” from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Antlers Hilton Hotel.
The event will feature crafted German and local beer and more than 200 wines poured by local celebrities. There also will be an auction featuring artwork by Laura Reilly, an African safari, custom jewelry, sports tickets and bottles of wine.
Entertainment will be provided by The New Century Big Band.
Tickets are $60 and may be purchased at www.blacktie-colorado.com/rsvp, event code: jewelsvine, the foundation office at 2914 Beacon St. or by calling 520-5711.
For more information, call Lorri Orwig or Paula Humber at 520-5711.
Ent Federal Credit Union is hosting the following free seminars this month:
Reverse Mortgages — 10 a.m. to noon, Sept. 15, 7350 Campus Drive, second floor. Register at Ent.com/Seminars or call 550-6998 or (800) 525-9623, ext. 6998.
First-Time Home Buyers — 10 a.m. to noon, Sept. 22, 4545 Galley Road. Register at Ent.com/Seminars or call 550-6998 or (800) 525-9623, ext. 6998.
All About Trusts — 6 to 8 p.m., Sept. 27, 7350 Campus Drive, second floor. Register at Ent.com/Seminars or call 550-6095 or (800) 525-9623, ext. 6095.
Reverse Mortgages — 10 a.m. to noon, Sept. 29, 7350 Campus Drive, second floor. Register at Ent.com/Seminars or call 550-6998 or (800) 525-9623, ext. 6998.