Monthly Luncheons & Other Pen Women Events
The Pikes Peak Branch of NLAPW hosts monthly luncheons (September – May), featuring special guests and local experts on topics pertaining to writing and the creative arts. All luncheons are held from 11:00am to 1:30 pm on the second Saturday of the month, with start times and venue details provided with registration. To receive timely updates on PP Pen Women events and speakers, subscribe to our E-Blast News Letter at email@example.com It is posted two weeks before our events.
NOTE: During summer months there are no programs for the Pikes Peak Branch. Our new calendar of events will be posted August 1st for the Fall of that year.
Payments for all Pen Women events can be made below.
Events Schedule for 2018/2019
January 12th, 2019
Encore Horns: Giving Wind Instruments a New Life for Young Musicians
Program speaker: Verne D. Campbell, Author & Col. with United States Army, Retired
AND PEN Women Writers Group, following main speaker
Venue: MacKenzie Place
*MacKenzie Place is located south of Fillmore between Union and Templeton Gap, in Colorado Springs. The address is 1605 Elm Creek View. Entrance is from Melissa Drive that runs east from Templeton Gap.
February 9, 2019
Program speaker and performer: Dr. Jane Rigler, PhD, Associate Professor/Music Program Director for the Department of Visual & Performing Arts, UCCS, Colorado Springs, CO.
Venue: MacKenzie Place
To learn more about Dr. Rigler go here: https://www.uccs.edu/vapa/index/music/faculty/rigler
March 2nd, 2019–This is a full-day workshop: 9:30-4:30
The Art of Expressing Gratitude: A Day-long Workshop
Workshop Presenters: Frank and Kimberlee Spillers, Des Moines, IA/ Consultants, Educators, Authors: To learn more about the Spillers go to their website at https://bewuca.com/about/
Cost: $49.00 (Includes a buffet luncheon, drinks & dessert)
Venue: To be announced.
April 13, 2019
The Arts & Their Role in Recovering From Mental Illness
Speakers: (To be announced)
Venue: The historic Penrose House in the Milton Proby Room.
May 4th, 2019
PEN Women Field Trip to Westcliffe, CO-Hosted by our Westcliffe Members
(Program to be announced)
Added program descriptions appear on our Facebook page, and are updated via email. Venue details are provided with registration and seating may be limited. Please reserve your spot no later than noon on the Wednesday before the Saturday luncheon.
Annual Flash Fiction Contest
The Pikes Peak Branch of the National League of American Pen Women Inc. sponsors an annual Flash Fiction Contest. This national competition challenges authors to “tell a story” using only five hundred words and draws creative submissions from around the world. Check out our Flash Fiction tab for more information about this year’s contest.
Pen Women Writer’s Group
This group meets the first Tuesday of every month:Feb. 5, Mar.5, April 7, May 4
For more info email Sarah Rickman at firstname.lastname@example.org :
Venue—*MacKenzie Place: located south of Fillmore between Union and Templeton Gap, in Colorado Springs. The address is 1605 Elm Creek View. Entrance is from Melissa Drive that runs east from Templeton Gap