Search & Rescue 5K/10K Run, Palmer Park, N. Academy Blvd. and Maizeland Rd. $18-$20. The run occurs at any weather, the courses are challenging and all proceeds go to the Search & Rescue. Sat., Jan. 1, 10 a.m. to noon. Call 473-7848 for more.
Volksmarch, Cottonwood Recreation Center, 3920 Dublin Blvd. A 5 or 10 kilometer walk. Sat., Jan. 8, start between 9 a.m. and noon, end by 3 p.m. Call Gerry at 264-1178 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 Derby Dance Arts, 1759 S. 8th St. $40/4 classes of one genre. Tap, Swing, Bellydance, Ballroom and Argentinian Tango class available. Beginning Jan. 5-10. Call 475-0625 for more.