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


Wednesday, April 26
    9-10:15 a.m., Little Wonders ("Animals in Weather") – nature activities/crafts for ages 2-3 with adult, at Bear Creek Nature Center. $3. Reservations required. 520-6387.
     7:30 p.m., Chauncy Crandall (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Thursday, April 27
    9-10:15 a.m., Little Wonders ("Animals in Weather") - nature activities/crafts for ages 2-3 with adult, at Bear Creek Nature Center. $3. Reservations required. 520-6387.
    
Friday, April 28
    7 p.m., Connor Torrones Duo (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.
    8 p.m., Cari Dell Trio (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., One Hit Prophets (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Saturday, April 29
    7:30 p.m., Edith Makes a Paperchain (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
    8 p.m., Family Elephant (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    9 p.m., Vinyl Lust (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Sunday, April 30
    1-4 p.m., “Taste of OCC” – live music/food & drink sampling fundraiser for Bancroft Park, organized by Old Colorado City Foundation in Bancroft Park. $30 advance. 440-0234.

Tuesday, May 2
    7 p.m., concert by Coronado High Jazz Band, at Coronado auditorium, 1590 W. Fillmore St. 328-3600.

Wednesday, May 3
    7:30 p.m., Delta Sonics (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
   
Thursday, May 4
    5-7 p.m., Teen Movie Night: “Doctor Strange,” at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    7 p.m., concert by Coronado High Wind Ensemble/Symphonic Band, at Coronado auditorium, 1590 W. Fillmore St. 328-3600.

Friday, May 5
    8 p.m., Jam Factor (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., Mule Train Express (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Ongoing
    Daily, Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center, 1805 N. 30th St. (programs, hikes, fitness activities, theater, exhibits). Fee for educational movie. Call for details. 219-0108.
    Through April 15, “Portraits: A Puppeteer's True Story”; May 2- July 7, "The Firebird" – David Simpich marionette production in Simpich Showcase Theatre, 2413 W. Colorado Ave. Call for dates, times, prices. 465-2492.
     Through June 25 (various weekend days), volunteer maintenance projects in Garden of the Gods, organized by Rocky Mountain Field Institute (RMFI). Call for dates, times. Pre-registration necessary. 471-7736.
    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-Saturdays, Old Colorado City Library, with activities including storytimes, presentations, instruction, meetings, exhibits, film nights, tours and programs. Call for times, details. 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    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.
     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, 9 p.m., Jesse Cotton Stone (live music) at Alchemy, 2625 W. Colorado Ave. 471-0887.
    Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (winter hours), at Old Colorado City History Center museum/bookstore. 636-1225. Starting May 2 (summer hours), 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Space Foundation's Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive, including programs geared for youth. Museum and activity center. Special activities for monthly Star Days. $10/discounts. 576-8000.
    Tuesdays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Bear Creek Nature Center. Outdoors info and displays. Programs for children and adults (typically requiring fees/reservations). 520-6387.
    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, 10 a.m.-noon; 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.
    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, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Westside Outreach Clinic in Penrose-St. Francis Neighborhood Nurse Center, 1616 W. Bijou St., at Westside Community Center (cottage facing Bijou). By appointment only. 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.
    Second & fourth Wednesdays (starting in January), 7-8:30 p.m., “Great Decisions” - discussion group on international affairs, at Old Colorado City Library. Optional cost for reference book. 634-1698.
    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.
    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.
    Fourth Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Old Colorado City Book Group, at Old Colorado City Library. Call for monthly book title. 634-1698.
    Fridays, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Crafting Unlimited - creative work with other crafters (free, but must bring own supplies), at Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St. (access on northeast side of gymnasium building by main parking lot). 385-7920 x100.
    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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