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


Saturday, November 18
    1-2 p.m., OC3 Teen Fandom Club: “Pixar” 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., Atomic Fireballs (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, November 19
    3 p.m., "Tips for Hiking in Winter," presented by Garden of the Gods interpreter Elizabeth Barber, in Gateway Adventure Series at Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center, 1805 N. 30th St. $5. Reservations required. 634-6666 x0.

Monday, November 20
    10-11 a.m., "Local Wild Turkeys," presented by Bret Tennis, operations administrator for the Garden of the Gods, in Gateway Adventure Series at Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center, 1805 N. 30th St. Reservations required. 634-6666 x0.
    6-8:15 p.m., Movie Night - (“Wind River”) for adults and ages 13-17 w/adult at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-698.
    
Tuesday, November 21
    9-10:30 a.m., Nature Explorers (“Terrific Towhees”) - nature activities/puppet show or stories/crafts/hike for ages 4-5 with adult, at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. $3. Reservations required. 520-6387.
    2-3:30 p.m., “Thanksgiving Craft & Games for Teens,” at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
   
Wednesday, November 22
    9-10:30 a.m., Nature Explorers ("Terrific Towhees") - nature activities/puppet show or stories/crafts/hike for ages 4-5 with adult, at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. $3. Reservations required. 520-6387.
    7:30 p.m., County Wide (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Friday, November 24
    8 p.m., Tribe (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
     8 p.m., Ashley Tatum & Long Shot Revival (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.
    8 p.m., 40 oz Freedom Fighters (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Saturday, November 25
    11 a.m.-4 p.m., first day of Santa in Bancroft Park cabin (continuing weekends till Christmas – see Ongoing, this page). $10. 577-4112.
     3-6 p.m., “Cookies and Caroling” – cookie decorations at Old Colorado City Library and caroling in Old Colorado City. 634-1698.
     5-8 p.m., Christmas Stroll – live entertainment at various places in Old Colorado City, sponsored by Old 577-4112.
     7:30 p.m., Lethal Lisa McCall Band (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
     8 p.m., Jam Factory (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., Ashley Tatum & Long Shot Revival (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.
    5-7 p.m., Dustin Hiett (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.
    9 p.m., A Mac & the Height (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Monday, November 27
    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, November 28
    6:30-8:45 p.m., Kid's Movie Night: “Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie,” at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 884-9800 EXT 6308.
   
Wednesday, November 29
    9-10:15 a.m., Little Wonders (“What Now, Turkey?”) - nature activities/crafts for ages 2-3 with adult, at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. $3. Reservations required. 520-6387.
    7:30 p.m., Mark Lavengood Band (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Thursday, November 30
    9-10:15 a.m., Little Wonders ("What Now, Turkey?") - nature activities/crafts for ages 2-3 with adult, at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. $3. Reservations required. 520-6387.
    4:30-5:30 p.m., Teen creative writing workshop program: "NaNoWriMo" at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
   
Friday, December 1
    5-8 p.m., Bear Creek by Candlelight. Seasonal fundraiser at Bear Creek Nature Center. $5. 520-6387.
    5-8 p.m., First Friday ArtWalk - self-guided tour of participating galleries in Old Colorado City. 520-9494.
     7:30 p.m., River Arkansas (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
    8 p.m., George Duncan (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.
    8 p.m., Big Sky (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    

8 p.m., Tejon Street Corner Thieves (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 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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