Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Activities, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain. Zoo Rd., 633-9925. Zoo Career Day, ages 13-18, Feb. 21, $45.
Trails and Open Space Coalition 2005 Hike Schedule: Sat., Feb. 19, March 12, April 30, May 21, June 11, 9:30 a.m. Call 633-6884 for more.
Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road, 520-6387. Open Tues.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission, programs $2-$5. Offers interactive exhibits, nature trails, guided and self-guided programs, Junior Ranger program, special events and more. Visit www.elpasoco.com/parks for more. Ice Age Mammoth Discovery, Sat., Feb. 19, 10-11 a.m.
Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, 520-6745. Free admission, programs $2-$5. Offers interactive exhibits, nature trails, guided and self-guided programs, Junior Ranger program, special events and more. Visit www.elpasoco.com/parks 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. Hawkquest on Feb. 20, Baby Doe Tabor on Feb. 27, all from 2-3 p.m. For more call 219-0108.
dance parties and workshops Country-Western Dance Party, The Carriage Stop, 2700 W. Robinson St. $3. Learn as you dance with licensed instructors, no partners necessary. No smoking or alcohol. Sat., Feb. 26, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Call 598-8624 for more.
Master Jazz Dance Classes with Pattie Obey, Ormao Dance Studio, 128 N. Nevada Ave. $48/3 classes or $18/class. For ages 8-adult, intermediate and advanced dancers. Feb. 18-20. Call 471-9759 to reserve a spot.
Pikes Peak Traditional Dance, Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute. $3-$7. Contra dancing: learn easy dances, with no partner necessary. Sat., Feb. 19, 7:30-10 p.m. Call 578-8979 for more.