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Wednesday, August 31
    5 p.m., USAF Academy Band – the Falconaires and Alumni Band – (live music), organized by Pikes Peak Jazz & Swing Society, in Bancroft Park. 632-6331.
    7:30 p.m., Tejon Street Corner Thieves (live music - mountain folk) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Thursday, September 1
    7-10 p.m., Moses Jone Quartet with Tony Exum (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.

Friday, September 2
    5-8 p.m., First Friday ArtWalk - self-guided tour of participating galleries in Old Colorado City. 520-9494.
     7-10 p.m., Mike Maddux Quartet (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.
     7:30 p.m., Chain Station (live music - mountain folk) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
    8 p.m., Atomic Fireballs (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634- 9309.
    8 p.m., Three-of-a-Kind (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632- 6932.
    8 p.m., Justus League (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Saturday, September 3
    4-8 p.m., Chris Daniels & the Kings (live music - soul) in Summer Concert Series by Gold Hill Mesa development, 142 S. Raven Mine Drive. 444-0330.
     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., Country Wide (live music - bluegrass) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
    8 p.m., Lost Junction (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., Three-of-a-Kind (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632- 6932.
    9 p.m., Redraw the Farm (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Sunday, September 4
    7-10 p.m., Jason Crowe Trio (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.

Monday, September 5
    1 p.m., annual vintage baseball game – Camp Creek Cloud Busters hosting Denver-area “all-star” team – at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. (Ranch open from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.) $8 and down. 578-6777.

Wednesday, September 7
    6-7 p.m., presentation on City Council redistricting process by Organization of Westside Neighbors (OWN), at Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St. 471-4023.

Thursday, September 8
    6-7 p.m., presentation on Westside Avenue Action Plan (No Man's Land project) by project engineers to OWN Board, at Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St. 471-4023.
    7-10 p.m., Ryan Flores (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.

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.
    Through Sept. 9 (Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays), “The Old Man and the Mermaid”; Oct 4-Nov. 5, “Tom Sawyer” – David Simpich marionette productions 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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