Bear Creek Nature Center Activities, Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. Snowshoeing 101, $3, Sat., Jan. 10, 10-11 a.m. Snowflakes, Icicles and Frost, $4, Sat., Jan. 17, 10-11:30 a.m. Reservations required, 520-6387.
Western Museum of Mining and Industry, 125 Gleneagle Dr., Gleneagle, 488-0880. $3 - $7 museum admission. Super Saturday: Cool Science! Demonstrations on the science of mining by the non-profit Cool Science. Sat., Jan. 10, 1 p.m. Open Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Reservations requested, call 488-0880.
Spruce Hole Yurt trip, starting in Colorado Springs. $62+ Sponsored by Sierra Club, route is 2.25 miles, 400 foot elevation gain, mandatory pre-trip meeting. Jan. 8-11. Call Brian Judd at 598-8285 for reservations and info.
MacIntyre Hills hike, sponsored by the Sierra Club. Seven miles and less than 1000 feet elevation gain, reservations required by Jan. 10. Takes place on Sun., Jan. 11.Call John at 303/660-5849 for reservations and info.
Beginner Cross-Country Ski Clinic, Colorado Springs. $20. Indoor and outdoor session taught by Mountain Chalet staff and Sierra Club members. Tues., Jan. 13, 6:30-9 p.m., Sat., Jan. 17, all day. Call John at 303/660-5849 for more.
Red Rock Canyon hike, join Trails and Open Space Coalition for a 2 hour moderate hike through this property that is closed to the public. Free. Sat., Jan. 17, 10 a.m. Reservations required, call 633-6884 for more information and to reserve a spot.
Singles Snowshoe or Cross Country Ski trip, destination announced depending on snow. Sierra Singles sponsors this trip, difficulty determined by site chosen, depending on snow conditions. Sat., Jan. 25, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call Christie Lee at 635-2336 for more.
dance parties and workshops International Folk Dance Club, Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Every Tues., 7-9 p.m. For more, call Nadine at 531-6629 or Linda at 488-3926.
Tango lessons and party, Rum Bay, 20 N. Tejon St.. Free. Every Wed. Lessons 6:30 p.m., dance 7-9 p.m.For more, call TangoSprings at 475-2757.
Learn to Tango, Counterpoint Studios, 611 N. Royer St. $10 per lesson, $36 series of four. Thursdays at 7 p.m. Call 685-9616 for more.