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526 S. 26th St., CS 80904, or to
NOTE: Events listed are free unless a fee is shown.
Wednesday, April 23
7:30 p.m., Dikkidu & the Zydeco Krewe (live music) at Front Range Barbeque,
2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
Thursday, April 24
9-10:15 a.m., Little Wonders (“Recycling Worms”) - 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 “Five Days at
Memorial” by Sheri Fink at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave.
5:30-8 p.m., West Campus Carnival, at West Elementary/Middle School (entrance
at 25 N. 20th St.). Discounted game tickets available in advance. 328-4949.
Friday, April 25
7:30-9:30 p.m., Rocky Gene Wallace (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.
9 p.m., 40oz Freedom Fighters (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave.
9 p.m., Funky Rollercoaster (live music) at Meadow Muffins, 2432
W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.
Saturday, April 26
9 a.m.-noon, “Tackle the Trash” -- countywide volunteer cleanup projects,
including "check-in site" at County Parks headquarters at Bear Creek Regional
Park, 2002 Creek Crossing. 520-7871.
9 a.m.-noon, “Tackle the Trash” event focused on Bear Creek Nature Center, 245
Bear Creek Rd. Reservations encouraged. 520-7879.
7:30 p.m., WMD Bluegrass Band (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W.
Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
7:30-9:30 p.m., New Vintage Jazz (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-
9 p.m., Big Sky (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
Sunday, April 27
1-4 p.m., Taste of OCC -- local food/drink samples, with live music and plein air
art, sponsored by Old Colorado City Foundation (funding to to go to OCC
improvement projects), at Bancroft Park. Reservations suggested. $30 advance/
$35 at gate. 440-0234.
Through May 18, “The Firebird” -- David Simpich marionette production
in Simpich Showcase Theatre, 2413 W. Colorado Ave. Call for times,
Various dates/times, computer-education classes at Old Colorado City
Library. One-on-one opportunities also. Call for info. 634-1698.
Most days, one or more 15-30-minute nature/history presentations at
Garden of the Gods Visitor Center. Call for info. 219-0108.
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 Thursdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free tax preparation for seniors by
AARP volunteers at Westside Community Center (east building). 502-1281 or
Mondays and Fridays, 1-3 p.m., table tennis, all ages, at Westside
Community Center. 385-7920 x100.
Fourth Mondays, 10-11 a.m., "Donuts and the Westside Pioneer" -
informal discussion about the community publication's current news, at Old
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. $9/some discounts.
Wednesdays, 9 a.m., Health Walks at Garden of the Gods Visitor Center,
1805 N. 30th St. 219-0108.
Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m.; and Fridays, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., pickleball, all ages, at
at Westside Community Center.
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, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., seasonal hours for Old Colorado
City History Center, 1 S. 24th St. 636-1225.
Thursdays-Saturdays, live music at Motif Jazz Club, 2432 W. Cucharras
St. Reservations recommended. Call for bands, times. 635-5635.
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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