Cripple Creek Fall Fat Tire Ride, Cripple Creek to Colorado Spring on Gold Camp Road. Suggested donation, $35. Benefits Inside/Out Youth Services. Riders who raise/donate at least $100 will receive an Inside/Out T-shirt and Inside/Out hat. Sat., Sept. 27, 9:30 a.m. start. For info, e-mail Insideoutys@aol.com.
Free white pine trees for joining National Arbor Day Foundation in September. To receive your tree, send a $10 contribution (or more) to National Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City Ne. 68410. Deadline Sept. 30.
Sierra Club Singles Hike, a singles strenuous 13er. $1 donation Come join us and get some more great exercise on this hike! Sat., Sept. 13, 7 a.m. to late in day. For details, please contact Christie at 635-2336.
Catamount Institute Hikes, Catamount Field Campus, Woodland Park. $3 adults, $1 kids 12 and under. Every second Saturday through October. Next hike Sat., Sept. 13, 10 a.m. to noon. For more, call 471-0910.
Scale the Scar Hike, Queens Canyon Quarry. Entry fees $10-$15. Fundraiser for Colorado Mountain Reclamation Foundation. Sat., Sept. 6, 8 a.m. registration, 8:30 hike. Mail in registration available. For more, call 442-6949.
dance parties and workshops Pikes Peak Traditional Dance; Contra Dance, Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute. $3-$6. Easy to learn dance steps in a friendly smoke free enviroment. Dance to live music with a caller. No partner needed. Sat., Sept. 6, 7:30 - 10 p.m. For more, call 719-578-8979.
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.
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.