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


Thursday, Nov. 20
    9-10:30 a.m., Nature Explorers (“Life Under Leaves”) - nature activities/crafts for ages 4-5 with adult, at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. $4. Reservations required. 520-6387.
    11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., Old Colorado City Book Group, discussing “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
     6-8 p.m., Dean Woodard (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.
    7:30-9:30 p.m., London has Fallen (live music) at Jives Coffee Lounge, 16 Colbrunn Ct. 937-5483.

Friday, Nov. 21
    7-10 p.m., Ryan Manzie (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.
    8 p.m., George Duncan (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.
    9 p.m., Dack Janiels (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.

Monday, Nov. 24
    10-11 a.m., "Donuts and the Westside Pioneer" - informal discussion about the community publication's current news, at Old Colorado City Library. 634-1698.

Wednesday, Nov. 26
    9-10:15 a.m., Little Wonders (“Terrific Turkey Time”) - nature activities/crafts for ages 2-3 with adult, at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. $3. Reservations required. 520-6387.

Thursday, Nov. 27
    All day, Happy Thanksgiving!

Friday, Nov. 28
    11 a.m.-4 p.m., first day of Santa in Bancroft Park cabin (continuing weekends till Christmas – see Ongoing). Sponsored by Old Colorado City Associates business group. $10 (includes photo). 440-0234.
    7-10 p.m., Ed Hureau & Promises (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.
    8 p.m., Tumbling Dice (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.
    9 p.m., Tribe (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.

Saturday, Nov. 29
    4-6 p.m., “Cookies and Caroling” – cookie decorations at Old Colorado City Library, then caroling at 5:30 during “Stroll” event in Old Colorado City. Free book for kids. 634-1698.
     5-8 p.m., Christmas Stroll – various live entertainment in Old Colorado City, sponsored by Old Colorado City Associates. 440-0234.
    7-10 p.m., Rob Landreath Quartet (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.
    8 p.m., Mike Nelson (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
    8 p.m., Tumbling Dice (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.
    9 p.m., Lost Junction (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.

Ongoing
    Through Dec. 31, “Heidi” - David Simpich marionette production in Simpich Showcase Theatre, 2413 W. Colorado Ave. Call for dates, times, prices. 465-2492.
    Weekends till Christmas, 11 a.m., Santa in Bancroft Park cabin (until 4 p.m., except final day - Wednesday, Dec. 24 at 3 p.m.). Sponsored by Old Colorado City Associates business group. $10 (includes photo). 440-0234.
     Various dates/times, computer-education classes at Old Colorado City Library. One-on-one opportunities also. Call for info. 634-1698.
    Sundays, 8:30-11:30 p.m. (beginners class at 7:30), dance night organized by Front Range Swing and Blues at International Dance Club, 2422 Busch Ave. $5. 472-4243.
    Mondays, 6:30-7:30 p.m, "Stitch-Wits" - socialize during a stitching project at Old Colorado City Library. Call for info. 634-1698.
    Mondays-Thursdays, 1-3:30 p.m. (except 2nd & 4th Tues.), Nurse Center at Westside Community Center. 385-7920 x100.
    Mondays and Fridays, 1-3 p.m., table tennis, all ages, at Westside Community Center. 385-7920 x100.
    Tuesdays, noon, Garden of the Gods Rotary meeting at Clarion Hotel, 314 W. Bijou St. Reservations requested. Cost of lunch. 930-6765.
    Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Space Foundation's Space Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive. $10/some discounts. 576-8000.
    Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., warmer-season hours for Old Colorado City History Center, 1 S. 24th St. 636-1225.
    Wednesdays, 9 a.m., Health Walks, leaving from Garden of the Gods Visitor Center, 1805 N. 30th St.
    Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m.; and Fridays, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., pickleball, all ages, at at Westside Community Center. 385-7920 x100.
    Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m., Toddler Time (ages 1-2) at Old Colorado City Library. 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. 634-1698.
    Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m., "Paws to Read" (kids read to dogs) at Old Colorado City Library. 634-1698.
    Thursdays-Saturdays, live music at Motif Jazz Club, 2432 W. Cucharras St. Reservations recommended. Call for bands, times. 635-5635.
    Saturdays, 3-5 p.m., "OC3 Teen Advisory Board" - monthly teen meeting at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    Saturdays, 7:30-11 p.m., dancing (with live big band, country, Latin, swing or polka music) at International Dance Club. $10. 633-0195.
   


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