Guided hikes, North Cheyenne Canon. Free. Sundays, 1-3:30 p.m. Palmer Red Rocks on Sept. 19, Strawberry Hill on Sept. 26. Bring water and rain gear. Meet at Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Canon Rd. For reservations, call 578-6146.
USAF Global Volkssport XXIV, Farish Recreation Area, Rampart Range Rd., Woodland Park. Dirt trails with uneven surfaces, rated 3+. Sat., Sept. 18, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 333-2940 for more.
Guided family walks, North Cheyenne Canon, Free. Saturdays 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and Sundays from 1-1:45 in September. For reservations and information, call Starsmore Discovery Center at 578-6146.
Bear Creek Nature Center Activities, Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. Gary Scott speaks on Summit Strategies: Secrets of Mastering the Everest in Your Life, Sept. 24, 7-8:30 p.m., $10. Reservations required at 520-6387.
Fountain Creek Nature Center Activities, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Ln., Fountain. Reservations required at 520-6745.
Pueblo Zoo, 3455 Nuckolls Ave., Pueblo. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Labor Day. Turtle Tuesdays with story time at 1:30 p.m. Free. Senior Week, for those over 60, free admission and special events, Sept. 12-18. Animals, Art and Kids, Sat., 10 a.m. to noon, class runs Sept. 18 through Oct. 23. Call 719/561-1452 ext. 100 or 103.
Sierra Singles Hike, hike with other singles on Mt. Herman, a moderate to easy hike that is 3 miles round trip. Sun., Sept. 26, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Dave at 597-3996 by Sat. 25 to reserve a spot.
Inside/Out Cripple Creek Fall Foliage & Fat Tire Ride, Cripple Creek to Gold Camp Rd. Donation of $35 suggested to benefit Inside/Out Youth Services. Sat., Oct. 2, 9:30 a.m. Call 328-1056 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.
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. September 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 579-6570 or 492-7566 for details.
dance parties and workshops Pikes Peak Traditional Dance, The Carriage Stop, 2700 W. Robinson St. $7 adults, $3 students, children free. Easy to learn, no partner needed. Free lesson at 7 p.m., dance runs 7:30-10 p.m. Sat., Sept. 18. Call 578-8979 for more.
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. A family environment without smoking or drinking, all ages welcome. For more, call 266-6453.
Ballroom Dance Classes, Downtown YMCA, 207 N. Nevada. Fees include 6 hours. Includes swing, salsa, tango, cha-cha, fox trot, waltz and more. Register anytime, open to members and non-members. Ongoing classes on Wed., 7:30-9 p.m. Call Arthur at 634-3029 for more.