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Friday, September 4
    5-8 p.m., ArtWalk - self-guided tour of participating shops/galleries in Old Colorado City. 520-9494.
    5:30-7:30 p.m., Mikel Lee (live music); 8 p.m., Kyle Tischler (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344-8727.
    8 p.m., Starburn (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
     8 p.m., Midnight Sun (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.

Saturday, September 5
    4 p.m., Woodshed Red (live music) on the Green, outside the Gold Hill Mesa community building off Raven Mine Drive. 444-0330.
     8 p.m., Mike Nelson Band (live music) 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., Midnight Sun (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.
    9 p.m., The Suspects (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344-8727.

Sunday, September 6
    11 a.m., Westside Musical Brunch Jam (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344-8727.
    6-8 p.m., Jake Clayton (live music) at Jives Coffee Lounge, 16 Colbrunn Ct. 937- 5483.

Monday, September 7
    1 p.m., annual Labor Day 1800s-style baseball game – Camp Creek Sluggers hosting the Colorado All-Stars – at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. $8 and down. 578- 6777.

Tuesday, September 8
    7 p.m., Sweet T's Rude Blues Jam (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.

Wednesday, September 9
    7:30 p.m., Chauncy Crandall (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Thursday, September 10
    12:30-2 p.m., Westside Lively Exchange Book Club - discussion of “Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing our Minds for the Better,” by Clive Thompson at Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St. 385-7920 x100.
    5:30 p.m., meeting on proposed “bike boulevards” – hosted by City Traffic Engineering, at Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St. 385-5481.

Friday, September 11
    9 a.m.-7 p.m., first day of “Nature’s Works” Bear Creek Art Show & Sale, at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. 520-6387.
    11 a.m., “Ice Production: the Storage and Delivery in Tri-Lakes, Monument and Ute Pass Regions” – presentation by Tom VanWormer at Old Colorado City History Center, 1 S. 24th St. $5 for nonmembers. 636-1225.
    7:30 p.m., Wood & Wire (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
    8 p.m., Arch Hooks (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., Tribe (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344-8727.

Saturday, September 12
    9 a.m.-noon, assisted bicycle repair opportunities at Westside Community Center. 385-7920 x100.
    9 a.m.-3 p.m., second/last day of “Nature’s Works” Bear Creek Art Show & Sale, at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. 520-6387.
     10:30-11:30 a.m., walking tour of Old Colorado City, led by staff of Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. (and leaving from there). 634-1698.
    4 p.m., 6035 (live music) on the Green, outside the Gold Hill Mesa community building off Raven Mine Drive. 444-0330.
    8 p.m., Trailer Park Casanovas (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., Colorado Floyd (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344-8727.

Sunday, September 13
    8 a.m., Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure (5K run or walk as breast cancer fundraiser), through Garden of the Gods. 632-8887.

Tuesday, September 15
    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.

Wednesday, September 16
    8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., flood-repair workday at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, organized by Rocky Mountain Field Institute. Volunteers needed. Advance signups necessary. 471-7736.
    7:30 p.m., Grass It Up (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Ongoing
    Daily, Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center. (presentations, hikes, programs, exhibits). Fee for educational movie. Call for details. 219-0108.
    Through Aug. 22 (Thursdays-Saturdays) , "A Dog's Life" at Black Box Theatre, 1367 Pecan St. Call for times. $10-30. 330-1798.
    Through Sept. 11 (Tuesdays-Saturdays), “Adventures with Tom Sawyer” - David Simpich marionette production in Simpich Showcase Theatre, 2413 W. Colorado Ave. Call for times, prices. 465-2492.
    Through Oct. 24 (Saturdays), 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Farmers’ Market in Bancroft Park. 574-1283.
    Through Oct. 24 (Saturdays), 7 a.m.-1 p.m., crafters outside Old Colorado City History Center, 1 S. 24th St. 636-1225.
    Mondays, 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.
    Mondays 7-11 p.m., Barrel House String Band (live music/jam session), at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344-8727.
     Mondays-Saturdays, 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-Fridays, 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.
    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.
    Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Space Foundation's Space Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive. $10/some discounts. 576-8000.
    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-Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (summer hours), Old Colorado City History Center (museum/bookstore), 1 S. 24th St. 636-1225.
    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.; & Friday, 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.
    Fridays & Saturdays, live music at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. Call for bands, times. 520-9900.
    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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