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Saturday, May 28
    10 a.m.-7 p.m., first day of three-day annual Territory Days street festival in Old Colorado City. 487-8005.
    5-9 p.m., 40oz Freedom Fighters (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.
    6:30-9:30 p.m., Pete Howard & Island Oasis (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.
     8 p.m., D-Day Invasion (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.

Sunday, May 29
    10 a.m.-7 p.m., second day of three-day annual Territory Days street festival in Old Colorado City. 487-8005.
    6:30-9 p.m., John Wise & Tribe (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.
    7:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., Blue Frog (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Monday, May 30
    10 a.m.-6 p.m., third day of three-day annual Territory Days street festival in Old Colorado City. 487-8005.

Tuesday, May 31
    6:30-8:30 p.m., Family Film Night: “The Good Dinosaur,” at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.

Wednesday, June 1
    6 p.m., Springs Contemporary Jazz Big Band (live music) in Bancroft Park, as part of Pikes Peak Jazz Society's Jazz in the Parks series. 632-6331.
    7:30 p.m., Chauncy Crandall (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Friday, June 3
    10:30-11:30 a.m., “Summer Morning Fun: Cheerful Chickens” – program by Laura Foye, in Old Colorado City Library program at Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St. 634-1698.
    5-8 p.m., First Friday ArtWalk - self-guided tour of participating galleries in Old Colorado City. 520-9494.
    7 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., Jinx Band (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., Tumbling Dice (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, June 4
    10 a.m.-5 p.m., opening day/annual sheep-shearing day at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, 30th Street & Gateway Road. $8/discounts. 578-6777.
    4-5 p.m., Teens Talk Books (June theme - Get in the game!) at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    7 p.m., Casa Blanca (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.
    8 p.m., Big Sky (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., Tumbling Dice (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.
    9 p.m., Arch Hooks (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Tuesday, June 7
    6:30-8 p.m., Family Craft Night: “Night-Card Making,” ages 7-12 with an adult at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698
   
Wednesday, June 8
    6 p.m., Flute Daddy Quartet (live music) in Bancroft Park, as part of Pikes Peak Jazz Society's Jazz in the Parks series. 632-6331.
    7:30 p.m., Steep Ravine (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Thursday, June 9
    8:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Active Adults Nature Club (“Star Party”) - at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. $4. Reservations required. 520-6387.
    12:30-2 p.m., Westside Lively Exchange Book Club - discussing "The Aviator's Wife,” by Melanie Benjamin, 1616 W. Bijou St., at Westside Community Center (cottage facing Bijou). 385-7920 x100.
    5:30-7:30 p.m., “Paint the Town Blue” series (Thursdays, June 9-July 28) – Lethal Lisa Mccall (live music) at Bancroft Park. 641-3178.

Friday, June 10
    10:30-11:30 a.m., "Summer Morning Fun: Jump to It!" - program by competitive jump- ropers, in Old Colorado City Library program at Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St. 634-1698.
    8 p.m., If Birds Could Fly (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
    8 p.m., Tribe (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.
    8 p.m., Sweet Water Junkies (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Saturday, June 11
    10 a.m.-5 p.m., "Heroes of Space" - special Star Days activities at Space Foundation's Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Dr. $10/some discounts. 576-8000.
     10:30-11:30 a.m., Walking Tour of Old Colorado City, led by staff of Old Colorado City Library (and leaving from there), 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    3-5 p.m., Teen Program (SRP - Smooth Yoga) at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    8 p.m., Cari Dell Trio (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., Johnny Graves & the Blue Wave (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Thursday, June 16
    5-7 p.m., Teen Movie Night - (The Fifth Wave) at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    5:30-7:30 p.m., “Paint the Town Blue” series (Thursdays, June 9-July 28) - Grant Sabin & The Juke Joint Highballs (live music) at Bancroft Park. 641-3178.


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.
    April 29-May 14 (Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays), “The Pilgrim’s Progress” – David Simpich marionette production in Simpich Showcase Theatre, 2413 W. Colorado Ave. Call for times, prices. 465-2492.
     April and May , volunteer workdays by Rocky Mountain Field Institute at Red Rock Canyon Open Space or the Garden of the Gods. Call for dates, times. Preregistration necessary. 471-7736.
    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 & Thursdays (through April 14), 9 a.m.-1 p.m., AARP tax assistance at Westside Community Center (east cottage), 1616 W. Bijou St. 385- 7920 x100.
    Mondays-Saturdays, Old Colorado City Library, with activities including presentations, instruction, meetings, tours and programs. Call for hours and info. 634-1698.
    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.
    Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Space Foundation's Space Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive - space-oriented museum and activity center. First Saturdays: Special "Star Days" events. Includes traveling "Math Alive" interactive exhibit through April 30. Call for times, prices. $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.
    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.
    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.
    First Thursdays (March, April and June), 10 a.m., “Hiking Through History” – 2-mile loop of Garden of the Gods and Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, guided by Rock Ledge interpreter Elizabeth Barber, starting from the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center. Donations accepted. Reservations required. 219-0108.
    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.
    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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