Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Activities, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain. Zoo Rd., 633-9925. Featuring Dinosaurs at the Zoo exhibit. Reserve a space at 633-9925 ext. 122.
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. Wildlife Photography Clinic, Sat., April 2, 9-11 a.m. Nature Explorers: Turtle Time, Thurs., April 14, 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. Searching for Hawks & Owls, Sat., April 2, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Go Fly a Kite!, Sat., April 2, 1-3 p.m. Birding for Beginners, Thurs. April 7, 28, May 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nature Adventurers: Turtle Tales, Wed., April 13, 1:30-3 p.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. Earth Day celebration, Sat., April 16, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Messages from the Ancestors lecture, Mon., April 18, 7 p.m.
Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Canon Rd., 578-6146. Wildlife Watch Workshop, Sat., April 9. Maps, Compass and GPS, Sat., April 16, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
dance parties and workshops Business of Art Center Dance Lessons, 515 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. $30 for series. Four swing dance lessons April 4-May 2, 7-8 p.m.; one DJ dance lesson May 2, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 685-1861 ext. 11 for more.
PPCC Dance Lessons, Centennial Campus Atrium, 5675 S. Academy Blvd. Free. Learn to dance big band, jazz, swing, country, boogie-woogie, rock n'roll and more. Fri., April 1, 4-6 p.m. Call Megan at 540-7106 for more.
Pikes Peak Scottish Country Dancers, West Center for Intergenerational Learning, 20 N. 20th St. Informal dance class where newcomers and beginners are always welcome. No need for special clothing, shoes, partner or experience. Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m. Call John at 475-0751 for more.
Traditional Irish Dance, Traditions Studio, 3333G N. El Paso. Adult beginner dance lessons teach ceili (group) dancing. Classes run April 4-June 6, 6-7:15 p.m. Call 659-7590 or visit www.stbrendansschool.org for more.
Square Dancing, Carriage Stop, 2700 Robinson (a smoke and alcohol free environment.) $6 every Tues. after April 5. Married couples, singles, adults, teenagers are all welcome. Tues., April 5, 7-9 p.m. and Tuesdays thereafter. Call Jeff and Debbie at 638-2758 for more.
Country-Western Dance Party, The Carriage Stop, 2700 W. Robinson St. $3. A no-smoking or alcohol environment. Learn as you dance from licensed instructors on lines, Texas 2-step, cowboy cha-cha, cotton-eyed-joe, mixers and more. Sat., April 9, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Call 630-2240 for more.
Ballroom dance classes, Downtown YMCA, 207 N. Nevada Ave. Fees include 6 hours of classes. Classes include swing, salsa, tango, cha-cha, fox trot, waltz and more. Register any time; open to members and nonmembers. Ongoing Wednesdays, 7:30-0 p.m. Call Arthur at 634-3029 for more.