Stories Around the Campfire, Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road, "How the Bat Came to Be" and other nighttime tales. $3. Fri., Sept. 19, 8-9 p.m. Reservations required, 520-6387.
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 Oct. Next hike Sat., Sept. 13, 10 a.m. to noon. For more, call 471-0910.
Discover North Cheyenne Caon, Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Blvd. Climbing wall (call for hours), guided hikes, Sundays, 1-3 p.m. For information or reservations, call 578-6146.
dance parties and workshops Bill Emery and The New Century Big Band (featuring Mary Chapman), Sons of Norway lodge. 1045 Ford Road (east of Powers, north of Murray). $10-$20. Sat., Oct. 4, 7 p.m. Call 576-2626.
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-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.