Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Activities, 4250 Cheyenne Mtn. Zoo Rd., 633-9925. Almost Gone, Dec. 20-22, $85. Survival in the Snow, Dec. 27-29, $85. Zoo Career Day, ages 13-18, Feb. 11, 21, $45.
Bear Creek Nature Center Activities, Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. Winter Celebration and Open House, Sat., Dec. 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Holiday Cookie Decorating, Dec. 18, 10-11:30 a.m. Call 520-6387 for more.
Fountain Creek Nature Center Activities, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Ln., Fountain. D is for Deer, Dec. 14, 10-11:15 a.m. Santa Claus Hike, Dec. 18, 1:30-3 p.m. Snow Gloves, Dec. 18, 10-11:30 a.m. Beautiful Bulbs, Dec. 22, 10-11 a.m.; 1:30-3 p.m. Reservations required at 520-6745.
Indoor Winter Cycling Classes, Carmichael Training Systems, 110 S. Sierra Madre. Run from Nov. 6-Dec. 23, 6-7 p.m. Call 866/355-0645 for more.
Homestead Ranch Hike, Peyton. An easy three mile hike, free, no reservations necessary. Sat., Dec. 11, 9 a.m. Call 633-6884 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. For more call 219-0108.
dance parties and workshops Country Western Dance Party, The Carriage Stop, 2700 W. Robinson St. $3. Smoke and alcohol free. No experience or partner necessary. Sat., Dec. 11, 7:30-9:30 p.m. For more call 598-8624.
Ballroom Dance Classes, Downtown YMCA, 207 N. Nevada. Fees include 6 hours of classes. 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.