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


Wednesday, June 29
    6 p.m., Swing Connection (Laura Davis on vocals) in Bear Creek Regional Park, as part of Pikes Peak Jazz Society's Jazz in the Parks series. 632-6331.
    8 p.m., The Lonesome Heroes (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Thursday, June 30
    5-7 p.m., Teen Movie Night - (Teen Choice!) at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-698.
    5:30-7:30 p.m., "Paint the Town Blue" series (Thursdays, June 9-July 28) - Ryan Manzi (live music) at Bancroft Park. 641-3178.

Friday, July 1
    10:30-11:30 a.m., “Summer Morning Fun: Eric West’s Music for Kids” – audience-involved musical adventure, in Old Colorado City Library program at Westside Community Center. 634-1698.
    5-8 p.m., First Friday ArtWalk - self-guided tour of participating galleries in Old Colorado City. 520-9494.
     8 p.m., Midnight Sun (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.
     8 p.m., Atomic Fireballs (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., Johnny Graves & the Blue Waves (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Saturday, July 2
    4-5 p.m., Teens Talk Books (July theme - Oh, the Great Outdoors!) at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
    8-11 p.m., Bill "Howl-N-Madd" Perry & Jesse Cotton Stone (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
    8 p.m., Lethal Lisa McCall (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., Arch Hooks (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649- 5953.

Sunday, July 3
    6:30-9 p.m., Blue Frog with Miette Hope (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Monday, July 4
    10 a.m.-5 p.m., “Family Fourth” – including historical reenactors and patriotic music, at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. $8/discounts. 578-6777.
     6:30-9 p.m., Tribe (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632- 2596.

Thursday, July 7
    5:30-7:30 p.m., “Paint the Town Blue” series (Thursdays, June 9-July 28) - Old Souls (live music) at Bancroft Park. 641-3178.

Friday, July 8
    10:30-11:30 a.m., “Summer Morning Fun: Critters Galore! By Kathy’s Kritters” – various small animals; also crafts, in Old Colorado City Library program at Westside Community Center. 634-1698.
    8 p.m., HTCR (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., Dave Mensch (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Saturday, July 9
    10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Active Adults Nature Club (“Bugs for Adults”) - with Mr. Russ at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. $4. Reservations required. 520- 6387.
    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. 8 p.m., Joshua Powell & the Great Train Robbery (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
    8 p.m., Fairlight & Scorpio Moon (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., 40 oz Freedom Fighters (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 649-5953.

Monday, July 11
    6:30-8 p.m., Family Craft Night: “Puzzle Making,” ages 7-12 with adult, at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
   
Friday, July 15
    8-11 p.m., Digg (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.
    8 p.m., Arch Hooks (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., Matt & Kim (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.
    8 p.m., Blue Frog (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. (presentations, hikes, programs, exhibits). Fee for educational movie. Call for details. 219-0108.
    June 10-Sept. 9 (Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays), “The Old Man and the Mermaid” – 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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