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


Friday, January 19
    7 p.m., Francisco Rodriguez, Jr. (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.
    8 p.m., 40oz. Freedom Fighters (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., Jeffry Alan (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.
    8 p.m., Knock Blockers with Might of Henry (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Saturday, January 20
    7 p.m., Mike Reese (live music) at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. 520-9900.
    8 p.m., Trick Dog (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., Jeffry Alan (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. 649-5953.

Sunday, January 21
    3-4 p.m., “Navigating the Winter Skies,” astronomy presentation by Bruce Bookout, at Garden of the Gods Visitor Center, 1805 N. 30th St. $5. Reservations required. 219-0104.

Monday, January 22
    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.

Wednesday, January 24
    10-11:15 a.m., Little Wonders (“Hibernation Station”) - nature activities/crafts for ages 2-3 with adult, at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. $3. Prepaid reservations required. 520-6387.
    7:30 p.m., Miles Over Mountains (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Thursday, January 25
    10-11:15 a.m., Little Wonders ("Hibernation Station") - nature activities/crafts for ages 2-3 with adult, at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. $3. Prepaid reservations required. 520-6387.
   
Friday, January 26
    8 p.m., Jinx (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., Zach Charles & the Red (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.
    8 p.m., Tinker's Damn (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Saturday, January 27
    10:30-11:30 a.m., “Wilson & McKee Kids Music and Storytelling Time” in Old Colorado City Library Family Fun program at Westside Community Center. 634-1698.
    8 p.m., Three Faces West (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., Zach Charles & the Red (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.
    9 p.m., B Sides (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Sunday, January 28
    3-4 p.m., “Sea Monsters of Colorado,” archeology presentation by Wesley Hermann, at Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center. $5. Reservations required. 219-0104.

Tuesday, January 30
    6:30-8:45 p.m., Kid's Movie Night: “Despicable Me 3,” at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. (719) 884-9800 x6308.
   
Wednesday, January 31
    6 p.m., Active Adults Series (“Full Moon Hike”) - guided walk at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. $4. Preregistration required. Adults only. 520-6387.
   
Thursday, February 1
    7:30 p.m., Woodshed Red (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

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.
    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.
    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.-2 p.m. (winter 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, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., museum for African-American Historical and Genealogical Society of Colorado Springs, at Westside Community Center (middle building). 385-7920 x202.
    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., Penrose-St. Francis Health Services' Neighborhood Nurses Center, at Westside Community Center (middle building). 385-7920 x100. Medical information. 385-7920 x304.
    Wednesdays, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Westside Outreach Clinic (by appointment only), at Westside Community Center (middle building). 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.
    Second & fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., “Great Decisions” - discussion group on international affairs, at Old Colorado City Library. Optional cost for reference book. 634-1698.
    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.
    Wednesdays & Thursdays, 9:30-9:50 a.m. and 10:30-10:50 a.m., "Toddler Time" - activities for ages 1-2 with adult, at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    Thursdays, 10:30-11:15 a.m., “Storytime” – reading/activities for ages 3 and up with adult, 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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