Colorado Geology Class, Woodland Park. $35. Wed., Aug. 6 through Wed., Sept. 3, 6:30 8:30 p.m. Optional field trip Sat., Sept. 6. Call 687-1229 to register and for location.
Sky watching session by the Colo. Spgs. Astronomical Society, east Bear Creek Park (21st Street and W. Rio Grande St.), east end of fenced-in garden. Free. Telescopes available, along with club members to answer questions. May be canceled if bad weather. Fri., Aug 1, dark to 11 p.m. For info, call 473-6375 or e-mail
Catamount Institute Hikes, Catamount Field Campus, Woodland Park. $6 adults, $3 kids 12 and under. Every second Saturday through October. Next hike Sat., Aug. 9, 10 a.m. to noon. For more, call 471-0910.
Discover North Cheyenne Caon Summer Series, Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Blvd. Climbing wall instruction, Tues. Sun., 3 4:30 p.m., Guided hikes, Wed., 6:30 9 p.m. and Sat., 8:30 11 a.m. For information or reservations, call 578-6146.
dance parties and workshops Live Big Band Music, Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave., Every Thursday, 1:30-3 p.m. and 2nd and 4th Fridays; 7:30-9:30 p.m. For more, call 385-5933.
Big Band Dance, Ute Pass Cultural Center, 210 E. Midland Ave., Woodland Park. $10. Featuring New Century Big Band and Mary Chapmen. Benefits Senior Coalition and Verne Rice Memorial Fund. Sat., Aug 9, 7 p.m. For more, call 687-3330.
Ballroom Dance Classes, including swing, salsa, tango, waltz, fox trot and rumba. Four classes $45 80 per couple, $35 55 individuals. Downtown YMCA, Wed., 7:30 -9 p.m.; Fri., 7-9 p.m. Call 634-3029 or 473-9622.
Swing in the Springs dance lessons and dancing, VFW Hall, 430 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $2-$5, every Sunday, 7:30-10 p.m. 310-3907.
Ballroom-Latin-Swing, Social Elegance, 2109 Templeton Gap Rd., $5 drop in. Beginners on Tues., intermed. on Wed., adv. on Thurs. 7 8 p.m. Call 632-4055.