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    NOTE: Events listed are free unless a fee is shown.


Tuesday, Feb. 9
    7 p.m., community meeting to discuss vision for development on the Mesa, in the Mesa Room at the Colorado Springs Utilities building, 2855 Mesa Road. 471- 3105.

Wednesday, February 10
    7-8:30 p.m., Great Decisions Discussion Group: "The Rise of ISIS" at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
     7:30 p.m., Jason Miller Band (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Thursday, February 11
    12:30-2 p.m., Westside Lively Exchange Book Club - discussing "One Summer: America, 1927" by Bill Bryson, 1616 W. Bijou St., at Westside Community Center (cottage facing Bijou). 385-7920.x100.
   
Friday, February 12
    6 p.m., "The Harlan-Wolfe House and the Gold Rush" - presentation by Tim Scanlon at Old Colorado City History Center. $5 for non-members. 636-1225.
    8 p.m., Atomic Fireballs (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634- 9309.
    8 p.m., George Duncan (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632- 6932.
    8 p.m., Johnny Graves & the Blue Waves (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344-8727.

Saturday, February 13
    10 a.m.-noon, “Count-down to Kindergarten Carnival” – activities (including free book and snack) to prep for kindergarten. For ages 5-and-under with adult. Old Colorado City Library program at Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St. 634- 1698.
    10 a.m.-noon, “Active Adults Club: Getting Crafty with Nature Art” – craft event using natural materials at Bear Creek Nature Center. $6/person. 520-6387.
    10 a.m.-3 p.m., Bighorn Sheep Day, including presentations, guided walks and children’s activities, at Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center, 1805 N. 30th St. 219-0108.
    3-5 p.m., Anti-Valentines Day Zombie Party (teen program), at Old Colorado City Library. 634-1698.
    8 p.m., The Suspects (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., George Duncan (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632- 6932.
    9 p.m., Blue Frog (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344-8727.

Tuesday, February 16
    1:15 p.m., quarterly meeting of Old Colorado City Friends of the Library, at Old Colorado City Library. 634-1698.
    9 p.m., Jesse Cotton Stone (live music) at Alchemy, 2625 W. Colorado Ave. 471-0887.

Wednesday, February 17
    7:30 p.m., B+Positive Reggae (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Thursday, February 18
    10-11:30 a.m., Nature Explorers (“Frolicking in the Forest”) – nature activities/ crafts for ages 4-5 with adult, at Bear Creek Nature Center. $4. Reservations required. 520-6387.

Friday, February 19
    8 p.m., The Jinx Band (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., Jeffery Allen (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632- 6932.
    8 p.m., Charlie Milo Trio (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344-8727.

Saturday, February 20
    10 a.m.-noon, Sustainability Series (“DIY: Chemical Free Lotions, Scrubs & Balms”) - program at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. All ages. $17. Reservations required. 520-6387.
    8 p.m., D-Day Invasion (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634- 9309.
    8 p.m., Jeffery Allen (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632- 6932.
    9 p.m., Westside Rhythm Kings (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344-8727.

Monday, Feb. 22
    10-11 a.m., "Donuts and the Westside Pioneer" - informal discussion about the community publication's current news, at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.

Wednesday, February 24
    7-8:30 p.m., Great Decisions Discussion Group: "The Future of Kurdistan" at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
     7:30 p.m., Woodshed Red Rock (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Thursday, February 25
    10-11:15 a.m., Little Wonders (“Friends with Feathers”) - nature activities/crafts for ages 2-3 with adult, at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. $3. Reservations required. 520-6387.

Ongoing
   
    Daily, Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center, 1805 N. 30th St. (presentations, hikes, programs, exhibits). Fee for educational movie. Call for details. 219-0108.
    Jan. 27-Feb. 17 (Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays), “The Secret Garden” – David Simpich marionette production in Simpich Showcase Theatre, 2413 W. Colorado Ave. Call for times, prices. 465-2492.
     Mondays, 6:30-7:30 p.m, "Stitch-Wits" - socialize during a stitching project at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. Call for info. 634-1698.
    Mondays, 7-11 p.m., Barrel House String Band (live music/jam session), at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344-8727.
    Mondays-Saturdays, Old Colorado City Library, with activities including presentations, instruction, meetings, tours and programs. Call for hours and info. 634-1698.
    Mondays-Fridays (also some nights and Saturdays), programs, services, classes, sports and meetings at Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St. (access on northeast side of gymnasium building by main parking lot). Fees in some cases. 385-7920 x100.
    Mondays-Fridays, 11:30 a.m.-noon, Golden Circle meals program for ages 60 and over, at Westside Community Center. $2.25 donation. Reservations needed before 2 p.m. the day before. 385-7920 x100.
     Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Penrose-St. Francis Health Services' Neighborhood Nurses Center, 1616 W. Bijou St., at Westside Community Center (cottage facing Bijou). Medical information. 385-7920 x304.
    Mondays & Fridays, 1-3 p.m., table tennis, all ages, at Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St. (access on northeast side of gymnasium building by main parking lot). 385-7920 x100.
    Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Space Foundation's Space Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive. $10/some discounts. 576-8000.
    Fourth Mondays, 10-11 a.m., "Donuts and the Westside Pioneer " – informal discussion with participation from Pioneer staff, at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m., "Paws to Read" (kids read to dogs) at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
     Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (winter hours), Old Colorado City History Center (museum/bookstore), 1 S. 24th St. 636-1225.
    Tuesdays-Saturdays, Space Foundation's Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive – space-oriented museum and activity center. First Saturdays: Special “Star Days” events. Call for times, prices. 576-8000.
    First & third Tuesdays, 2-2:30 p.m., "Music & Movement" for 2-3 year olds and adult at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
     Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:30-7 p.m., Fitness Center, at Westside Community Center, 1620 W. Bijou St. (middle building). 385-7920 x100.
    Wednesdays, 9 a.m., Health Walks, leaving from Garden of the Gods Visitor Center, 1805 N. 30th St. 219-0108
    Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m.; & Fridays, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., pickleball, all ages, at Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St. (access on northeast side of gymnasium building by main parking lot). 385-7920 x100.
    Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Westside Outreach Clinic in Penrose-St. Francis Neighborhood Nurse Center, 1616 W. Bijou St., at Westside Community Center (cottage facing Bijou). 385-7920 x304.
    Wednesdays & Thursdays, 10:30 a.m., Toddler Time (ages 1-2) at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    Second Wednesdays, 9 a.m., meeting of Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG) Board of Directors, in PPACG Conference Room, 15 S. 7th St. 471-7080.
    Second Wednesdays, 1 p.m., Pikes Peak RTA board meeting in PPACG Conference Room. 471-7080.
    Third Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Pikes Peak Computer Genealogists meeting at the Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    Thursdays, 4-5 p.m., "Book Break" (adults reading aloud to children) at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
     First & third Thursdays, 7:15-8:45 p.m., dance classes (ballroom, swing, Latin, country, etc.) at International Dance Club, 2422 Busch Ave. 633-0195.
    Second Thursdays, Tween Tech Club at the Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    Fridays & Saturdays, live music at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. Call for bands, times. 520-9900.
    Saturdays, 7:30-11 p.m., dancing (with live band playing varying musical styles, including big band, swing, country and polka) at International Dance Club. $10 non-members. Lessons available. 633-0195.
    Third Saturdays, 3-5 p.m., "OC3 Teen Advisory Board" - teen group meeting at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
   


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