Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Activities, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain. Zoo Rd., 633-9925. Featuring Dinosaurs at the Zoo exhibit. Animal All-Stars Day Camp, March 21-24, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mother/Daughter Wildnight, March 11-12, 6 p.m. to 9 a.m. Father/Son Wildnight, March 25-26, 6 p.m.-9 a.m. Reserve a space at 633-9925 ext. 112.
Trails and Open Space Coalition 2005 Hike Schedule: Sat., 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. Nature Explorers: Fabulous Fish, Thurs., March 17, 1:30-2:45 p.m. Colorado's Weather Dangers, Sat., March 19, 10-11 a.m. Amateur Meteorologits: Weather Hazard Spotter Training, Wed., March 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Little Buddies' Moonlight Hike, Fri., March 25, 7:30-9 p.m. Natural Soap Making, Sat., March 26, 1-2:30 p.m. Nature Explorers: Curious Coyotes, Thurs., March 31, 1:30-2:45 p.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. Spring Break Nature Camp, March 21-25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., $120. If You Build It They Will Come, Sat., March 12, 10-11:30 a.m. Twos & Threes Outdoors, Animal Hide & Seek, Thurs., March 17, 9-10 a.m. Skullology, Sat., March 19, 10-11:30 a.m. Full Moon Family Hike, Fri., March 25, 6-8 p.m. Natural Egg Dyeing, Sat., March 26, 9-10 a.m.; 10:30-11:30 a.m. Easter Bunny Hike, Sat., March 26, 1:30-3 p.m. Nature Adventurers: Silly Squirrels, Wed., March 30, 10-11:30 a.m.
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. Learn as you dance with licensed instructors, no smoking or alcohol, dance Lines, Texas 2-step, Cowboy cha-cha, Cotton-Eyed Joe, Mixers, etc. Sat., March 12, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Call 598-8624 for more.
Ballroom dance classes, Downtown YMCA, 207 N. Nevada Ave. Fees vary. Classes include swing, salsa, tango, cha-cha, fox trot, waltz. Register any time; open to members and nonmembers. Ongoing Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Call Arthur at 634-3029.