Day of Caring for Breast Cancer AwarenessApril 30
Cancer survivors strut their stuff as artists, models, and speakers during this annual conference benefiting the nonprofit organization Day of Caring. With the theme "Art, Passion, and the Power of Survival," organizers hope to empower and educate the community about the risk of breast cancer. Seminar topics include managing emotions and pursuing alternative medicine. Saturday 8 a.m. Denver Merchandise Mart, 451 E. 58th Ave. $50. To register, call 303-239-3367 or 1-800-321-1557. Swinging Jazz ConcertsApril 29-30
Get your groove on at the sixth and final set of the Swinging Jazz Concerts. National jazz greats play the piano, trumpet, tenor sax, bass, and drums on two floors of the Donald Seawell Grand Ballroom, which overlooks downtown Denver. On Friday evening, a University of Colorado-Denver jazz group, the Claim Jumpers, performs. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. Donald Seawell Grand Ballroom, Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1245 Champa St. $40. To buy tickets, call 303-670-8471 or visit www.summitjazz.org . Boulder's Taste of the NationMay 1
Graze to your heart's content from more than 30 of Boulder's top restaurants-without a hint of guilty pleasure. That's because 100 percent of ticket sales go to antihunger and antipoverty organizations. The night includes a silent auction with item highlights such as an African safari and spa packages. Local groups Community Food Share and People's Clinic will also receive funds to assist those in need of food and affordable health care in Boulder and Broomfield counties. Sunday 5:30 p.m. University Memorial Center, 1669 Euclid Ave., Boulder. $65-70. To buy tickets, visit www.tasteofthenation.org .