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Bear Creek Nature Center Activities, Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. Big Bear Day, Sun., June 20, Noon-4 p.m. $3. Young Naturalists: Live Reptile and Amphibians, Sat., June 26, 10-11:30 a.m. $4. Junior Naturalists Camp, $80. Call 520-6387 for more.

Fountain Creek Nature Center Activities, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Ln., Fountain. Marsh Mania Camp, June 14-18 and July 12-16, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Cattail Marsh Early Morning Hike, Sat., June 26, 6-8 a.m. Reservations required at 520-6745.

Seven Bridges Hike. Join Trails and Open Space Coalition for a 4-mile moderate hike. Free. Sat., June 12 at 8 a.m. Call 633-6884 for more information.

Volksmarch at Gossage Youth Sports Complex, Gossage Ball Park, 3950 Mark Dabling Blvd. The Falcon Wanderers will hold 5K and 10K family oriented walking event. Sat., June 12. Register between 7:30 and 11 a.m. For more call 264-1178.

ECO Day, Beidleman Environmental Center, 740 W. Caramillo St. Free. Sat., June 12, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. For more call 417-0910 ext. 103 or .

North Cheyenne Cañon Park Hikes, beginning at Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 W. Cheyenne Rd., 578-6146. Free, reservations required. Adults and children over ten with adults invited. Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Sierra Club Outings. Full-day hike, South Park ridge to Bristlecone Pines, Sat., June 19. Contact Gary at 685-9304 or .

Starsmore Discovery Center Events, 2120 W. Cheyenne Rd., 578-6146. Free. History of Mary and James Starsmore Lecture, Sun., June 13, 1:30 p.m. Free. Wildlife Watch workshop for teachers, Sat., June 19, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $34.

Rocky Mountain Model Engineering Show, Western Museum of Mining and Industry, 125 Gleneagle Dr., Gleneagle. $3-$7 museum admission. June 11, 12 and 13. Open Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Reservations requested. Call 488-0880.

Pueblo Zoo, 3455 Nuckolls Ave., Pueblo, $4-$8 per class. Programs include Zoo Crew Summer Youth Program, $60. Students develop leadership skills, learn to care for variety of farm and domesticated animals. Scholarships available. Ten weeks, June 7-August 14. Also Safari Day Camps, $76-$85: Let's Fly, June 7-11; A for Africa, June 21-25. Call 719/561-1452 ext. 100 or 103.

Sky Sox Home Games, Sky Sox Stadium, 4385 Tutt Blvd. $4.25-$8.50. Home games on June 14-17, June 22-29. For ticket information, call 591-SOXX or visit

Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center, 1805 N. 30th. Free; some programs $1-$2. Nature Walks, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily; Nature Presentations and Multi-media Movie, various times daily; Become a Junior Ranger, available daily; Prairie Falcon Walks, 5 p.m. daily. Bat Walks, Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. For more call 219-0108.

Broadmoor Skating Club Exhibitions, Olympic Rink at the Ice Hall, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. Free. Fire and Ice Exhibition featuring members of BSC and visiting skaters. June 11, 6:30-8 p.m., June 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 579-6570 or 492-7566 for details.

Hike for Habitat for Humanity, Monument Valley Park Trail, Mill and Conejos Sts. Sat., June 26. Registration at 8:30 a.m.; hike at 9:30 a.m. For more call 475-7800 or visit .

Ridefinders Bike Week, June 19-26. Explore alternative transportation. Includes Starlight Spectacular night ride, June 19, $30; bike-to-work breakfast, June 23; and festival, June 26 with Cycle Safety Circus for Kids from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more, call 385-7431.

dance parties and workshops Swing in the Springs, Downtown VFW Hall, 430 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $5. Free swing lessons with the price of admission. Every Sun., 7:30-10 p.m. All ages. For more, call 266-6453.

Stars in Your Eyes Steak and Shrimp Dinner and Auction, Runyon Theater, 611 N. Main St., Pueblo. $45. June 12 at 7 p.m., June 11 at 6 p.m. Call 719/564-0579 for more.

Country Western Dance Party, The Carriage Stop, 2700 W. Robinson St. $3. Smoke and alcohol free. Sat., June 12, 7:30-9:30 p.m. For more call 598-8624.

Bellydance Festival, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa. $1-$5 admission; Classes and performances $15-$75. Sun., June 20. Bellydance class, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Stage performances 3-5 p.m., with evening performance Dancing the Ancestors Echo IV at 7 p.m. For more call 632-1111.

Ballroom Dance Classes, Downtown YMCA, 207 N. Nevada. Fees include 6 hours. Includes swing, salsa, tango, cha-cha, fox trot, and waltz. Register anytime, open to members and non-members. Ongoing classes on Wed., 7:30-9 p.m. Call Arthur at 634-3029 for more.

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