Oktoberfest next 2 weekends at Norris-Penrose

       Featuring German bands, food and beer, as well as children's activities, the annual Oktoberfest at the Norris-Penrose Events Center's Indoor Arena is scheduled the next two weekends: Sept. 30-Oct. 1 and Oct. 7-8. Times will be 4:30 to midnight. Admission is $5, with ages under 12 getting in free. Active military get in free with a proper ID.
       The center is at 1045 W. Rio Grande St., between 8th and 21st streets.
       Children's activities will include an inflatable jumper, jugglers, face painters and caricaturists, according to Skip Hale, one of the event organizers.
       The event is sponsored by the Pikes Peak Sertoma Club, with proceeds going for high school scholarships.
       For more information, call 576-2122.

From a press release