There is no charge to put a listing in the Westside Happenings. Send info on Westside events to us at 526 S. 26th St., CS 80904, or to editor@westsidepioneer.com.
    NOTE: Events listed are free unless a fee is shown.


Thursday, May 28
    9-10:15 a.m., Little Wonders (“Animal Babies”) - nature activities/crafts for ages 2-3 with adult, at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. $3. Reservations required. 520-6387.
    11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., Old Colorado City Book Group, discussing “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.

Friday, May 29
    7:00-10 p.m., James Torres Trio (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.
    7:30 p.m., Edith Makes A Paperchain (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
    8 p.m., Brickyard (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., Suspects (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344- 8727.

Saturday, May 30
    6 p.m., Mike Van Arsdale Project (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.
    8 p.m., Tyler Gregory (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
    8 p.m., Tribe (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
     9 p.m., Westside Rhythm Kings (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344-8727.

Sunday, May 31
    6:30 p.m., Blue Frog + Dave A'Bear (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Tuesday, June 2
    6:30-8 p.m., Family Craft Night for ages 7-12 accompanied by an adult, at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.

Wednesday, June 3
    10 a.m.-5 p.m., opening day for Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, 30th Street & Gateway Road. $8/discounts. 578-6777.
     6-8 p.m., Pikes Peak Jazz & Swing Society (live music outdoors) at Bear Creek Regional Park, off Argus Blvd. and 21st Street.
    6:30-8 p.m., "Updating Your Sprinkler System with Rebates" - Colorado Springs Utilities xeriscape class at Conservation and Environmental Center, 2855 Mesa Rd. 668-8232.
    7:30 p.m., Michael Kirkpatrick & the Good Time Travelers (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Thursday, June 4
    5:30-7:30 p.m., Nothing But Trouble (live music) in “Paint the Town Blue” concert series by Pikes Peak Blues Community in Bancroft Park. 641-3178.

Friday, June 5
    10:30-11:30 a.m., Gregory Acker, Drumming & African Percussion & Dancing, in Summer Morning Fun – interactive children’s activity organized by Old Colorado City Library at Westside Community Center. 634-1698.
    5-8 p.m., Old Colorado City’s First Friday ArtWalk – self-guided tour of participating shops/galleries. 520-9494.
    7:30 p.m., The Calamity Cubes (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
    8 p.m., George Duncan (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.
    9 p.m., Brian Parton (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344-8727.

Saturday, June 6
    9 a.m., Westsiders Club – get-together at Mother Muff’s, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 229-7391/640-2093.
    10 a.m.-5 p.m., annual sheep-shearing day at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, 30th Street & Gateway Road. $8/discounts. 578-6777.
     8 p.m., D-Day Invasion (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., Justice League (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344-8727.

Sunday, June 7
    7:30 p.m., Blue Frog + Grant Sabin,Grant Sabin (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
   
Ongoing
    Through June 12, “Hans Christian Andersen Storybook” - David Simpich marionette production in Simpich Showcase Theatre, 2413 W. Colorado Ave. Call for dates, times, prices. 465-2492. .
    Mondays, 7-11 p.m., Barrel House String Band (live music/jam session), at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344-8727.
    Monday-Saturday, various dates/times, computer-education classes at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. One-on-one opportunities also. Call for info. 634-1698.
    Mondays-Friday, various dates/times, classes/programs at at Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St. (access on northeast side of gymnasium building by main parking lot). Some free, some with fee. Call for info. 385-7920 x100.
    Monday-Friday, 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.
    Monday, 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.
    Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 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.
    Monday & Friday, 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 Monday, 10-11 a.m. (except in May, when it will be Tuesday, the 26th), "Donuts and the Westside Pioneer" – informal discussion with participation from Pioneer staff, at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    Tuesday, noon, Garden of the Gods Rotary meeting at Clarion Hotel, 314 W. Bijou St. Reservations requested. Cost of lunch. 930-6765.
    Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (winter hours), Old Colorado City History Center (museum/bookstore), 1 S. 24th St. 636-1225.
    Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Space Foundation's Space Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive. $10/some discounts. 576-8000.
    Tuesday & Thursday, 2:30-7 p.m., Fitness Center, at Westside Community Center, 1620 W. Bijou St. (middle building). 385-7920 x100.
    Wednesday, 9 a.m., Health Walks, leaving from Garden of the Gods Visitor Center, 1805 N. 30th St. 219-0108
    Wednesday, 1-3 p.m.; and 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.
    Wednesday, 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.
    Wednesday & Thursday, 10:30 a.m., Toddler Time (ages 1-2) at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    Second Wednesday, 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 Wednesday, 1 p.m., Pikes Peak RTA board meeting in PPACG Conference Room. 471-7080.
    Second & fourth Wednesday, 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 Wednesday, 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.
    Thursday, 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.
    Thursday-Saturday, live music at Motif Jazz Club, 2432 W. Cucharras St. Reservations recommended. Call for bands, times. 635-5635.
    Saturday, 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 Saturday (through Aug. 2), 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 Saturday, 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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