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Tuesday, February 16
    1:15 p.m., quarterly meeting of Old Colorado City Friends of the Library, at Old Colorado City Library. 634-1698.
    9 p.m., Jesse Cotton Stone (live music) at Alchemy, 2625 W. Colorado Ave. 471-0887.

Wednesday, February 17
    5 p.m., neighborhood meeting on proposed one-block expansion of Old Colorado City Parking Exempt Overlay District, at meeting of Old Colorado City Special Improvement Maintenance District committee, in upstairs meeting room of Pikes Peak National Bank, 2401 W. Colorado Ave. 385-5090.
    7:30 p.m., B+Positive Reggae (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Thursday, February 18
    10-11:30 a.m., Nature Explorers (“Frolicking in the Forest”) – nature activities/ crafts for ages 4-5 with adult, at Bear Creek Nature Center. $4. Reservations required. 520-6387.
    6 p.m., presentation by Homeless Outreach Team officer at Gold Hill Police Station, 955 W. Moreno Ave. 385-2117.

Friday, February 19
    8 p.m., The Jinx Band (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., Jeffery Allen (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632- 6932.
    8 p.m., Charlie Milo Trio (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344-8727.

Saturday, February 20
    10 a.m.-noon, Sustainability Series (“DIY: Chemical Free Lotions, Scrubs & Balms”) - program at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. All ages. $17. Reservations required. 520-6387.
    8 p.m., D-Day Invasion (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., Jeffery Allen (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932.
    9 p.m., Westside Rhythm Kings (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344-8727.

Monday, February 22
    10-11 a.m., "Donuts and the Westside Pioneer" - informal discussion about the community publication's current news, at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.

Wednesday, February 24
    7-8:30 p.m., Great Decisions Discussion Group: "The Future of Kurdistan" at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-1698.
     7:30 p.m., Woodshed Red Rock (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Thursday, February 25
    10-11:15 a.m., Little Wonders (“Friends with Feathers”) - nature activities/crafts for ages 2-3 with adult, at Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. $3. Reservations required. 520-6387.

Friday, February 26
    8 p.m., Arch Hooks (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., Revival (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. 344-8727.

Saturday, February 27
    8 p.m., Trailer Park Casanovas (live music) at Benny's, 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309.
    8 p.m., Revival (live music) at Mill Hill Saloon, 1668 S. 21st St. 632- 6932.
    9 p.m., Be Positive (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344-8727.

Wednesday, March 2
    7:30 p.m., Tiffany Christopher (live music) at Front Range Barbeque, 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596.

Friday, March 4
    8 p.m., 40oz Freedom Fighters (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. 344-8727.

Saturday, March 5
    4-5 p.m., Teens Talk Books (March theme - Blue) 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.
    9 p.m., Dave Mensch (live music) at Mother Muff's, 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 344-8727.

Monday, March 7
    4-5:30 p.m., Tweens (“S.A.L.T.”) program for ages 9 and up at Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. 634-698.

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.
    Jan. 27-Feb. 17 (Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays), “The Secret Garden” – David Simpich marionette production in Simpich Showcase Theatre, 2413 W. Colorado Ave. Call for times, prices. 465-2492.
     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-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. $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.
     Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (winter hours), Old Colorado City History Center (museum/bookstore), 1 S. 24th St. 636-1225.
    Tuesdays-Saturdays, Space Foundation's Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive – space-oriented museum and activity center. First Saturdays: Special “Star Days” events. Call for times, prices. 576-8000.
    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 & 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.
    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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