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The Department of Human Services has a presence at the Calhan United Methodist Church in Calhan.

For more information on the coalition, contact Calvin or Patty Jolly, 719-347-7638, Deb Drew, 719-347-3122, or visit the website at http://coccenter.org.

Falcon Garden Club

The Falcon Garden Club meets the third Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. at the High Prairie Library in Falcon. The next meeting is Oct. 21.

Falcon Book Club

The next meeting of the Falcon Book Club is Oct. 24, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at Meridian Ranch Recreation Center — 10301 Angeles Road. The book of the month is “Lessons in Chemistry” by Bonnie Grams. For more information, please contact the High Prairie Library in Falcon.

Eastern Plains Chamber

The Eastern Plains Chamber of Commerce meets the first Wednesday of each month at Grace Community Church, 9475 Grace Church View in Falcon, at 7:30 a.m. (breakfast and coffee at 7 a.m.). For more information on the chamber, visit http://easternplainschamber.com.

Free tutoring in reading

Children’s Literacy Center offers free one-to-one tutoring for children reading below grade level. Children are matched with trained volunteer tutors from the community, and meet twice a week for an hour each session. Call Sierra at 719-471-8672 today for more information, and to find out if your child is eligible.

Equine education class 

On the third Sunday of every month, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30, the Iron Horse Christian Youth Ranch will host an equine class on a variety of topics, with guest speakers. Bring questions on horse care, training and other horse-related topics. Free to the community. For question, email ihcyranch@yahoo.com or visit ihranch.org.  Iron Horse Christian Youth Ranch is located at 5840 Meridian Road. ihranch.org. Please park in the back by the barn.

Al-Anon in Falcon 

Are you troubled by someone’s drinking or addiction? Find strength and hope by attending an Al-Anon meeting for friends and family. Falcon Al-Anon Family Group meetings are Saturdays at 9 a.m. at 12150 Falcon Highway (the St. Benedict Catholic Church parish house). As of Aug. 23, the meeting has changed from the blue house to the tan stucco house on the property. For more information, call Michelle at 719-499-3427 or Mike at 719-229-6304.

English Country Dance 

English Country Dance meets the second and fourth Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at International Dance Club, 2422 Busch Avenue, Colorado Springs. The group also meets on the first and third Mondays from 7 to 9 p.m. at a Woodmen Road location. A partner is not required. Family and couple rates are available. An additional class takes place every Monday at Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N Hancock Avenue, Colorado Springs, from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, call 719-599-4344.

Reining Horse Association

The Eastern Plains Reining Horse Association is a nonprofit affiliate of the National Reining Horse Association. Its goal is to promote public interest in the sport of reining through shows, clinics, scholarships and events, including fundraising projects.  The EPRHA meets the second Monday of each month at the Latigo Trails Equestrian Centre meeting room at 7 p.m. Contact Mary Jo at 347-2441 or log onto http://eprha.org for more information and updated meeting information.

American Legion Post 2008

The American Legion Post 2008 meets at the Falcon Legacy Campus (11990 Swingline Road) in the gymnasium. This group meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:15 pm. Active duty, retired and former U.S military from Falcon/Peyton and Black Forest area are welcome to attend. The Post supports veterans and their families, locally and nationally, as well as the community. Look them up at http:/www.legionpost2008.com or email us at legionpost2008@gmail.com.

VFW hosts dinner and dancing

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4051 at 1808 N. Academy Blvd. in Colorado Springs hosts dinner every Friday, followed by dancing to live bands, for members and guests. For dinner reservations and more information, call 719-632-9874. The Post offers bingo on Tuesdays and Fridays at noon at Carefree Bingo at 3440 N. Carefree Circle in Colorado Springs. Bingo is open to the public, and $1,500 is given out at every session. 

Exchange Club

The Exchange Club is a national organization with a focus on Americanism, child abuse prevention, community service and youth. The meetings take place the second Wednesday of each month at the IHop on Constitution and Tutt at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Andy Conders at 719-495-1466.

Falcon Senior Services News

All Falcon Senior Services are available to persons 50 years of age and over. For more information, a contact list and a list of services, check out the website at http://PikesPeakSeniors.org.

The school will be closed in October on the usual date and time for the senior luncheon so there will be no luncheon in October. For questions, contact Jahna Badger at 719-330-5994.

SENIOR EXERCISE PROGRAM

Senior exercise class is every Monday and Friday, from 11 a.m. to noon, at Grace Community Church, 9475 Grace Church View. It’s free and it’s energizing!

For more information, contact Ozzie Oswald at 719-495-8903.

High Prairie Library

The High Prairie Library is located at 7035 Old Meridian Road in Falcon.

Library hours:

Monday and Tuesday —  9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Wednesday through Friday — 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday — 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday — closed

Visit https://ppld.org/high-prairie-library for programs and events, or call 719-260-3650.

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