Dec. 5

First Friday

The Wild Goose Meeting House, 401 N. Tejon St., will have a First Friday event for the Colorado Springs Pride Center. For every drink, Wild Goose will donate $1 to the Pride Center.

Dec. 6

Buy a home

Home-buying seminar at Ent Federal Credit Union, from 10 a.m.-noon, Galley Service Center, 4545 Galley Road, free. To register, ent.com/seminars or 574-1100 ext. 6670.

Festival of Lights

Family day at the Pioneers Museum, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free, 215 S. Tejon St.

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Love a parade

The 30th annual Festival of Lights Parade starts at 5:50 p.m. at Tejon Street and St. Vrain Street and ends at Tejon Street and Vermijo Avenue in downtown Colorado Springs.

Shop for the shelter

Shop Old Colorado City, and portions of all sales will benefit the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region.

Dec. 7

Radio show

City for Champions advocates will host a discussion on KCME 88.7 FM, at 5 p.m., and Monday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. KCME General Manager George Preston will speak on-air with Linda Weise of Colorado Springs Conservatory, and Laura Neumann, C4C advocate.

Dec. 8

Social media and jobs

Expanding your connections through social media workshop, Pikes Peak Workforce Center, from 10 a.m.-noon, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. Free. To register, ppwfc.org.

Federal jobs

How to apply for federal jobs, Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 2-4 p.m., 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. Free. To register, ppwfc.org.

Dec. 9

Orientation

Pikes Peak Workforce Center orientation, from 2-4 p.m., 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. Free. To register, ppwfc.org.

Create a better resumé

Create a better resumé at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, from 2-4 p.m., 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. Free. To register, ppwfc.org.

Dec. 10

Build a resumé

Build a basic resumé workshop at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, from 10 a.m.-noon, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. Free. To register, ppwfc.org.

Marketing MashUp

The changing landscape of marketing for startups, a networking event that brings together entrepreneurs, investors, experts, job seekers and more, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, free.

Manage health costs

Learn how to manage health care costs for businesses and individuals at a seminar supported by Well3 Pikes Peak, Colorado Choice, Colorado Springs Health Partners, El Paso County Medical Society, Humana, Kaiser Permanente, Penrose St. Francis and Value Care, from 6:30-8 p.m., Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, free.

Dec. 11

Basic computer skills

Part 2 workshop on Microsoft Word skills by the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107, from 1-4 p.m. Free. Part 1 was Dec. 4. To register, ppwfc.org.

State of the region

Regional Business Alliance hosts the event, which features El Paso County Commissioner Dennis Hisey, Antlers Hotel, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $40. To register, 471-8183.