On the Horizon – July 19, 2013

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July 19

Free outdoor movie

Bring the family downtown for a free movie, Brave, at 9 p.m. at the Palmer Center in front of the Antlers, sponsored by the Downtown Partnership.

July 20

Native American Festival

The Palmer Lake Historical Society and One Nation Walking Together are sponsoring a one-day Native American Festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Freedom Financial Services Expo Center, 3650 N. Nevada Ave. The event celebrates history and culture, and sponsors will be collecting nonperishable food items to help needy families.

July 19-21 and 26-28

Rocky Mtn. State Games

The Rocky Mountain State Games is an annual multi-sport festival for Colorado residents of all ages and abilities. Recognized by the National Congress of State Games, the games will cover two weekends again in 2013. This year the games will offer competition in 36 sports at locations along the Front Range, including the U.S. Olympic Training Center, Memorial Park, Fort Carson, Colorado College and other venues. Go to www.coloradospringssports.org/ to register.

July 23

Guns and surveillance

Prof. Emeritus Bill Hochman will speak about guns and surveillance, the Second Amendment, freedom and the current government response to violence at a talk from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Penrose Library room, 20 N. Cascade.

July 25

An Evening in Tuscany

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance is hosting a women’s event from 6 to 8 p.m. at Gold Hill Mesa, 142 S. Raven Mine Drive. The event is billed as a networking opportunity and is $35 for Business Alliance members and $45 for nonmembers.

July 26

Denver’s diversity day

City Career Fairs comes to Denver from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 4040 Quebec St. in this free event matching employers with qualified employees from all classes covered under the Title VII Civil Rights Act of 1964: women, minorities, seniors and LGBT candidates. Admission is free and open to the public. Business attire is required.

Outside Equipment

The Western Museum of Mining and Industry will feature an exhibit about outside equipment operations at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at its location in northern Colorado Springs. Admission is $8. Call 488-0880 for more information.

July 27

Leadership seminar

Consultant Mike Lehnertz is hosting a leadership seminar, “Lead with Personal HorsePower” for business leadership and communication development from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Latigo Training and Equestrian Center. Proceeds benefit recovery efforts from the Black Forest fire, and Catholic Charities of Central Colorado will distribute funds. The seminar uses untrained horses to illustrate active leadership, follower-ship, communication and mentoring. Cost is $35 in advance, $50 at the door. Lunch is not included, but can be purchased from the Latigo Grill from $7 to $10. Go to www.personalhorsepower.com to register.

July 28-30

Crypto-Jewish Conference

Historians, scholars and individuals interested in tracing religious roots to ancestors who were exiled from Spain and Portugal to the American Southwest will gather July 28-30 at UCCS for the 23rd annual Conference of the Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies. Complete meals and beverage services are included with the $195 registration fee. Partial registration is available for those who cannot attend all days of the conference. For information and details about registration, contact Roger Martinez, assistant professor, UCCS Department of History at 255-4070.

July 30

Breakfast with the Journal

Businesses need to take extra steps to secure networks and information. A panel of local experts will discuss cyber emergency readiness, new best practices and new federal efforts. The event will start at 7 a.m. at Embassy Suites. Go here to register.

Rising Professional Orientation

For professionals under 40 who want to connect with the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance. The event is slated for noon to 1 p.m. at the City Hall, 107 N. Nevada Ave. Call 575-4329 for more information.

August 1

State of the City

Mayor Steve Bach will give his rescheduled State of the City address discussing jobs and community involvement from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Broadmoor hotel. The event was rescheduled because of the Black Forest fire, and tickets to the original luncheon are still good for the new date. For more information, go to springsbusinessalliance.com.

August 2-4

Return of the Rocky Mountain Chautauqua

The Palmer Lake Historical Society will sponsor the Rocky Mountain Chautauqua Friday Saturday and Sunday. The events start Friday night at 7 p.m. At the Palmer Lake Town hall with a movie and contest for the best period costume; Saturday at 1 p.m., there’s an ice cream social followed by a 3 p.m. Walking tour of Old Town Palmer Lake and 8 a.m. On Sunday at walking tour of Glen Park. At 10 a.m., there will be a service at the Little Log Church.

August 2

GoCo exhibit and concert

The UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art will pair its new exhibit, “Visual Environments: Pattie Lee Becker and Suchritra Mattai” with its Peak FreQuency concert series. The event starts from 5 p.m. To 9 /m. with a 5:30 gallery talk. The galleries are located at the UCCS campus on Austin Bluffs Parkway.

August. 10

Rocket in my beer?

The Space Foundation is hosting a beer-tasting and educational seminar about how space technology plays a crucial role in creating quality beer. The cost is $24 gets visitors into the Space Foundation’s Discovery Center. Breweries scheduled to be on tap are The Paradox, Bristol, Great Storm, Colorado Mountain, Pikes Peak and RedLeg. Go to www.spacefoundation.org for information.

August 13

Business Alliance University: Legalized Marijuana, an Employer’s Rights and Responsibilities

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance is hosting a workshop about marijuana and employers from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Nazarene Bible College, 1111 Academy Park Loop. Cost is $5 for members, $15 for nonmembers. Call 884-2828 for information.

August 15

Drake decommissioning open house

The Colorado Springs utilities Board will hold an open house about the study to decommission to Martin Drake power plant from 6 to 8 p.m. at the City Administration Building, 30 S. Nevada Ave. The board is asking for comments based on on timeframes related to retirement, energy alternatives for replacement power and quantitative work metrics.