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Bear Creek Nature Center Activities, Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. Edible and Poisonous Plants of the Bear Creek Region, Sat., Aug. 14, 10 a.m. to noon. $3. Bear Creek Bluegrass, Sat., Aug. 21, 11a.m. to 1 p.m., $5. Animal Senses, Thurs., Aug. 26, 10-11:15 a.m., 1:30-2:45 p.m., $4. Full Moon Hike, Fri., Aug. 27, 8:30-9:30 p.m., $2. Edible Insects, Sat., Aug. 28, 10-11 a.m., $4. Reservations required at 520-6387.

Fountain Creek Nature Center Activities, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Ln., Fountain. Summer Stargazing, Fri., Aug. 13, 8-10 p.m. $3. Trees, Tues., Aug. 17, 3-4 p.m., $3. Fish, Frogs & Other Floppy Things, Sat., Aug. 21, 9-11 a.m., $4. Pebble Pups Rock!, Wed., Aug. 25, 10-11:30 a.m., 1:30-3 p.m., $4. It's Monarch Time!, Sat., Aug. 28, 1:30-3 p.m., $4. Reservations required at 520-6745.

Family Volksmarch, Mount St. Francis, 7665 Assisi Heights. Free. Aug. 14, starts between 7:30 and 11:30 a.m., ends by 2:30 p.m. Call Karen at 632-9320 for more.

Tipi Building and Ute Heritage Workshop, Helen Hunt Falls, 4075 North Cheyenne Canon Road., Sat. August 21, 10 a.m. $5 donation. Call 578-6146 for more.

Labor Day Baseball Game, Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, at the 30th street entrance to Garden of the Gods. Mon., Sept. 6. For more call 578-6777.

Exploring Aiken Canyon Ecology Hike, Hwy. 115 S. Free. 4-mile guided hike with magnificant views and red-rock outcrops, Sun., Aug. 22, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 632-0534.

Historic Colorado Springs Walking Tours, $5. Eight tours to various sites. "Art on the Streets" on Thurs., Aug. 12, 6:30 p.m., "Roswell Trolley Barn" on Thurs., Aug. 19 at 6:30 p.m., "Colorado College" on Thurs., Aug. 26 at 6:30 p.m. For more, call 538-6082 or 471-8244.

Evergreen Cemetery Historic Reenactment and walking tour, Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock. $6 adults, kids free. Walk through the cemetery while actors reenact the lives of early pioneers. Proceeds to benefit the restoration of Historic Evergreen Chapel. Sat., Aug. 14, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 630-7328 for more.

S-CAP ESCAPE Ride Fundraiser, in the Collegiate peaks outside of Buena Vista. Ride a bike and raise funds, donate pledges, sponsor an individual rider, sponsor the event, volunteer on the event crew. Aug. 19-22. Call 578-9092 for more.

Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk, bring the whole family. The proceeds to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. Sept. 11, 10 a.m. Call 266-8773 for more.

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.

Pueblo Days on the Riverwalk, at Boathouse, 101 S. Union, Pueblo. Free. With summer discounts on boat rides and fun activities. Tuesdays, May through August. For more call 719/595-0242.

dance parties and workshops Country Western Dance Party, The Carriage Stop, 2700 W. Robinson St. $3. Smoke and alcohol free. Sat., Aug. 14, 7:30-9:30 p.m. For more call 598-8624.

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