Fountain Creek Nature Center Activities, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Ln., Fountain. Birding for Beginners, $40, Thurs., April 1, 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fur, Feathers and Scales, $4/child, Thurs., April 8, 4-5:30 p.m. Reservations required at 520-6745.
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. March 26, 10 a.m. Reservations required, call 633-6884 for more information and to reserve a spot.
Sierra Singles Outing, Stratton Open Space Walk and Learn with Ruth Obee. Free. A three mile walk with 500 ft. elevation gain, open to general public. Sat., March 27, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Call Kirby at 685-3019 for reservations or info.
The ARC's 2nd Annual Karaoke Contest, Phantom Canyon Brewing Company, 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $5 donation. Snacks provided. Sat., March 27, 6-10 p.m. Call 471-4800 for more.
Western Museum of Mining and Industry, 125 Gleneagle Dr., Gleneagle, 488-0880. $3 - $7 museum admission. Open Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Colorado Crystals!, April 10, 1 p.m. Reservations required, call 488-0880.
dance parties and workshops Country Western Dance Party, The Carriage Stop, 2700 W. Robinson St. $3. No experience required, instruction provided, no smoking or alcohol. Sat., March 27, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Call 598-8624 for more.
Salsa Dance Class, VFW Hall, 430 E. Pikes Peak, $50-$85. Five week session. Mon., March 29- April 26, 7-9 p.m. Call 575-0220 for more.
Ballroom Dance Classes, Downtown YMCA, 207 N. Nevada. Fees include four sessions. Includes swing, salsa, tango, cha-cha, fox trot, and waltz. Register anytime, open to members and non-members. Ongoing classes on Wednesdays, 7:30-9 p.m. Call Arthur at 634-3029 for more.