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


Thursday, Feb. 26
    10-11:15 a.m., Little Wonders (“Oh, Deer!”) – nature activities/crafts for ages 2-3 with adult, at Bear Creek Nature Center. $3. Reservations required. 520-6387.
    11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., Old Colorado City Book Group, discussing “American Gods” by Neil Gaiman at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    
Friday, Feb. 27
    7:30 p.m., The River Arkansas (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
    8 p.m., 40oz Freedom Fighters (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., Black Rose (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.
     8 p.m., Jake Loggins (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344- 8727.

Saturday, Feb. 28
    10-11 a.m., “Keeping Backyard Chickens” – info session including live hen, at Bear Creek Nature Center. $4. Reservations required. 520-6387.
    10:30 a.m., Bob Hall and the Kusogea Nobi Drum Ensemble, live and audience-participation drumming, in Old Colorado City Library program at Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St. 634-1698.
    2:30-5 p.m., senior citizens dance, with live music by New Century Big Band, organized by Coronado High student government in the Coronado auxiliary gym, 1590 W. Fillmore St. 328-3600.
    3-4:30 p.m., Teen Book Club, discussing "The 5th Wave," by Rick Yancey 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., Black Rose (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.
     9 p.m., Belvidere (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344- 8727.

Tuesday, March 3
    7 p.m., Coronado High choir performance (popular music), in the Coronado auditorium, 1590 W. Fillmore St. $4. 328-3600.

Friday, March 6
    7:30 p.m., The Harmaleighs (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
    8 p.m., Brickyard (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.
     8 p.m., Andy Clifton & Co. (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344- 8727.

Saturday, March 7
    2-4:30 p.m., Teen Movie ("Iron Man") at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    7:30 p.m., Mike Nelson Band (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
    7:30-8:30 p.m., Jesse Stockton Band (live music) at Jives Coffee Lounge, 16 Colbrunn Ct. 937-5483.
    8 p.m., Lost Junction (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., The E.T.'s (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344- 8727.

Monday, March 9
    6 p.m., "WASP of the Ferry Command" - presentation on WWII women pilots by author Sarah Rickman, at meeting of Pikes Peak Posse of the Westerners at Masonic Hall, 1130 Panorama Drive. $17 (includes dinner). Reservations requested by Friday prior. 473-0330.

Ongoing
    Through March 29, “Oliver Twist” - David Simpich marionette production in Simpich Showcase Theatre, 2413 W. Colorado Ave. Call for dates, times, prices. 465-2492.
    Monday-Saturday, 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-Friday 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.
    Monday-Friday, 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.
    Monday, 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.
    Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Penrose-St. Francis Health Services' Neighborhood Nurses Center, 1616 W. Bijou St., part of Westside Community Center (in cottage facing Bijou). Medical information. 385-7920 x304.
    Monday & Thursday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free tax-preparation assistance, 1616 W. Bijou St., part of Westside Community Center (in cottage facing Bijou). 502-1281.
    Monday & Friday, 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 Monday, 10-11 a.m., "Donuts and the Westside Pioneer" - 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, noon, Garden of the Gods Rotary meeting at Clarion Hotel, 314 W. Bijou St. Reservations requested. Cost of lunch. 930-6765.
    Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (winter hours), Old Colorado City History Center (museum/bookstore), 1 S. 24th St. 636-1225.
    Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Space Foundation's Space Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive. $10/some discounts. 576-8000.
    Wednesday, 9 a.m., Health Walks, leaving from Garden of the Gods Visitor Center, 1805 N. 30th St. 219-0108
    Wednesday, 1-3 p.m.; and 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.
    3:30-5:30 p.m., Westside Outreach Clinic in Penrose-St. Francis Neighborhood Nurses Center, 1616 W. Bijou St., part of Westside Community Center (in cottage facing Bijou). Volunteer doctor providing free care to needy. By appointment. 385-7920 x304.
    Wednesday and Thursday, 10:30 a.m., Toddler Time (ages 1-2) at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    Second Wednesday, 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 Wednesday, 1 p.m., Pikes Peak RTA board meeting in PPACG Conference Room. 471-7080.
    Second and fourth Wednesday, 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 Wednesday, 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.
    Thursday, 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.
    Thursday-Saturday, live music at Motif Jazz Club, 2432 W. Cucharras St. Reservations recommended. Call for bands, times. 635-5635.
    Friday & Saturday, live music at Cucuru Gallery Cafe, 2332 W. Colorado Ave. Reservations suggested. $10 minimum order. Call for bands, times. 520-9900.
    Third Saturday, 3-5 p.m., "OC3 Teen Advisory Board" - teen group meeting at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    Saturday, 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.
   


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