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


Sunday, October 22
    10 a.m.-4 p.m., second/last day of 7th annual Coronado Holiday Bazaar, in gym and band room at Coronado High, 1590 W. Filllmore St. 615-507-8478.

Monday, October 23
    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.

Tuesday, October 24
    5-7 p.m., meeting hosted by City Parks on options for restroom facilities improvements in the Garden of the Gods, at Garden of the Gods Trading Post, 324 Beckers Lane. 488-5908.

Wednesday, October 25
    7:30 p.m., Hymn for Her (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
   
Thursday, October 26
    9-10:15 a.m., Little Wonders (“Sleepy Trees”) - nature activities/crafts for ages 2- 3 with adult, at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. $3. Reservations required. 520-6387.
   
Friday, October 27
    8 p.m., Lost Junction (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., Colorado Floyd (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Saturday, October 28
    9 a.m.-noon, annual Ghouls & Stools cleanup at Bear Creek Dog Park, off South 21st and Rio Grande streets. Volunteers welcome. 520-6983.
    10:30-11:30 a.m., “Colorado Springs Utilities: Natural Gas Science and Safety” – Old Colorado City Library “Family Fun” program at Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St. 634-1698.
    3-6 p.m., Fall Festival at Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St. 634-1698. Non-scary costumes encouraged. 634-1698.
    7:30 p.m., Grass It Up (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.
    8 p.m., Atomic Fireballs (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.

Tuesday, October 31
    2-4:30 p.m., Safe Treats – trick-or-treating in Old Colorado City, plus activities in Old Town Plaza. 634-1190.

Friday, November 3
    5-8 p.m., First Friday ArtWalk - self-guided tour of participating galleries in Old Colorado City. 520-9494.
     8 p.m., Arch Hooks (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    9 p.m., Wirewood Station (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Saturday, November 4
    9 a.m., costume contest; 10 a.m., 3K run in bear suit, in third annual Bear Run at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. Bear suit required. Call for details. 520-6387.
    6:30-8 p.m., Garden of the Gods Full Moon Hike, organized by Friends of Garden of the Gods (FOGG), Trails and Open Space Coalition and Garden of the Gods. $5 adult/$10 family. Visitor & Nature Center. Meet at Visitor Center, 1805 N. 30th St. 634-6666 x0.
    8 p.m., Soulsmith Unlimited (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634- 9309.
    9 p.m., Jinx (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Friday, November 10
    8 p.m., 6035 (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
     8 p.m., The B Sides (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Saturday, November 11
    10 a.m.-2 p.m., “Everything But the Oink!” – traditional hog processing and other activities at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, 30th Street at Gateway Road. $8/down. 578-6777.
    8 p.m., Lost Junction (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    9 p.m., Soapdish (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. - guided hikes (10 a.m. & 2 p.m.), fitness activities, presentations most days, exhibits, educational movie. Fee for movie and Gateway Adventure Series. Call for details. 634-6666 x0.
    Daily, Ghost Town Museum, 400 S. 21st St. Old West exhibits/activities. $7.50/discounts. Call for times. 634-0696.
    Through Oct. 28 (Saturdays), 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Farmers’ Market in Bancroft Park. 574-1283.
    Through Oct. 28 (Saturdays), 7 a.m.-1 p.m., crafters outside Old Colorado City History Center, 1 S. 24th St. 636-1225.
    Through December, first Fridays (monthly), 5-8 p.m., Old Colorado City's ArtWalk - self-guided tour of participating shops/galleries, some with artist demonstrations. 520-9494.
    Mondays-Fridays (also some nights and Saturdays), programs, services, classes, sports and meetings at Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St. (access parking lot from 17th Street). 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.-4 p.m. (summer hours), at Old Colorado City History Center museum/bookstore. 636-1225.
    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., Wellness Walk, leaving from Garden of the Gods Visitor Center, 1805 N. 30th St. Register in lobby. 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.
    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.
    Wednesdays & Thursdays, 10:30 a.m., Toddler Time (ages 1-2) at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    Thursdays, 4-6 p.m., Gallop in the Garden - 5K fun run, at Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center, 1805 N. 30th St. Register in lobby. 634-6666 x0.
    Thursdays, 7 p.m., “Music Jams!” - informal jam sessions organized by Black Rose Acoustic Society, at Westside Community Center’s Cottage A, off Bijou Street. $2 to participate. 385-7920 x100.
    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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