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


Saturday, October 1
    10 a.m.-3 p.m., free, annual Harvest Festival at Rock Ledge Ranch. 578-6777.
    4-5 p.m., Teens Talk Books (October theme - I'm going on an adventure!...) at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
     7-10 p.m., Casa Blanca (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.
     7:30 p.m., Joe & Vicki Price (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
    8 p.m., Lethal Lisa McCall (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634- 9309.
    8 p.m., Jeffry Alan (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.
    9 p.m., Colorado Floyd (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Tuesday, October 4
    9:30-11:30 a.m., free flu shots for indigent, provided by Penrose St. Francis Neighborhood Nurse Centers at Westside Cares, 2808 West Colorado Ave. 216- 9359.

Wednesday, October 5
    7:30 p.m., Delta Sonics (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Friday, October 7
    7-10 p.m., Barbra & Luke (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.
     8 p.m., Family Elephant (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634- 9309.
    8 p.m., Atomic Fireballs (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632- 6932.
    8 p.m., Johnny Graves and the Blue Waves (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Saturday, October 8
    10 a.m.-3 p.m., 2nd annual Fossil Day at Garden of the Gods Visitor Center, 1805 N. 30th St. Presentations, interactive activities. 219-0108.
    7-10 p.m., Ryan Flores Duet (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.
     8 p.m., Starburn (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634- 9309.
    8 p.m., Atomic Fireballs (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632- 6932.
    9 p.m., Tejon Street Corner Thieves (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Monday, Oct. 10
    6 p.m., "From Utility to Attraction: the History of the Manitou Incline" - presentation by Eric Swab at meeting of Pikes Peak Posse of the Westerners at Masonic Hall, 1130 Panorama Drive. $17 (includes dinner). Reservations requested by Friday prior. 473-0330.

Wednesday, October 12
    7:30 p.m., Charlie Parr (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Thursday, October 13
    12:30-2 p.m., Westside Lively Exchange Book Club - discussing "Hidden America," by Jeanne Laskas, 1616 W. Bijou St., at Westside Community Center (cottage facing Bijou). 385-7920 x100.

Friday, October 14
    11 a.m., “Treasured History of the Ivywild Neighborhood” – presentation by Linda Johnson and Molly Merry, at Old Colorado City History Center. $5 nonmembers. 636-1225.
    7-10 p.m., John Wise Trio (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.
     8 p.m., HTCR (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., The Mule Train Express (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Saturday, October 15
    1-2 p.m., OC3 Teen Fandom Club: “Nightmare Before Christmas,” at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    7-10 p.m., Mike Maddux Trio (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.
     8 p.m., Lost Junction (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634- 9309.
    8 p.m., Exit West (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.
    9 p.m., Fishtank Piranha (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. (presentations, hikes, programs, exhibits). Fee for educational movie. Call for details. 219-0108.
    Oct 4-Nov. 5 (Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays), "Adventures with Tom Sawyer" – David Simpich marionette production in Simpich Showcase Theatre, 2413 W. Colorado Ave. Call for times, prices. 465-2492.
     Through Oct. 29 (Saturdays), 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Farmers’ Market in Bancroft Park. 574-1283.
    Through Oct. 29 (Saturdays), 7 a.m.-1 p.m., crafters outside Old Colorado City History Center, 1 S. 24th St. 636-1225.
    Through November (various dates), 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (typically), volunteer workdays by Rocky Mountain Field Institute repairing erosion problems in the Garden of the Gods. 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, 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.-4 p.m. (warm-season hours), Old Colorado City History Center (museum/bookstore), 1 S. 24th St. 636-1225.
    Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Space Foundation's Space Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive, including programs geared for youths. Museum and activity center. 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.
    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.
    Second Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon, assisted bicycle repair opportunities at Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St. (access on northeast side of building with gymnasium, by main parking lot). 385-7920 x100.
    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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