- Lake Pueblo State Park Events, 640 Reservoir Road, Pueblo, 561-9230 ext. 16. Open daily, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Star Watch, June 3, an hour after dusk. Fishing is Fun, June 4, 7:15 a.m. Batty for Bats, 6:30 p.m. Junior Rangers Batty for Bats, June 11, 9-11 a.m. Rock Canyon Geology, June 12, 4:30 p.m. Junior Raners Reptiles and Amphibians, June 18, 9-11 a.m. Somethings Fishy at Lake Pueblo, June 19, 4:30 p.m.
Ultimate Frisbee, Fountain Valley School, 6155 Fountain Valley School Road. Learn the game of ultimate Frisbee. Novice to experienced players wanted. Starting June 2, games are every Thursday night through Aug. 4. Visit http://springsultimate.jonestc.com for info.
Colorado Springs Blizzard Soccer Home Games, CC's Washburn Field, 14 Cache La Poudre St. $6 admission, children under 10 are free. Colorado Springs' semi-pro soccer team plays June 4, June 17, July 9, July 15, 6:30 p.m. Call 573-4876 or visit blizzardfc.com for more.
Helen Hunt Falls Grand Reopening, Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Canon Road. Free. See how Friends of Cheyenne Canon are investing funds and volunteer hours in the "Cub" and on the trails of North Cheyenne Canon Park. Sat., June 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 578-6146 for more.
PICK Women's Fitness Boot Camp, $30 for first boot camp. Join E&R Aerobic Studio for boot camp on Mon., Wed., Fri. mornings beginning June 6, 6 a.m. The location of the workout varies between several different parks in the downtown area. Call 577-4688 to register.
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, by the 30th Street entrance to Garden of the Gods on Gateway Road, 578-6777. Opening Day with sheep shearing and weaving demonstrations on Sat., June 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free evening concert with Mark Gardner and Rex Rideout on Fri., June 17, 7 p.m. Basic Blacksmith Workshop on June 25 or 26, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Canon Road, 578-6146. June events include Wild About Wildlife, The Smallest Flying Machine Hummingbirds, Were Searching for Scientists, The Starsmore House, Adaptive Gardening, Trail Maintenance Day, Starsmore Day, National Hummingbird Day, Wildlife Watch and more.
Rally For a Cure, Pine Creek Golf Club, 9850 Divot Trail. $50 includes golf, cart, meal and subscription to Golf for Women magazine. A four-person, 9-hole scramble. A women's gold program promoting breast cancer awareness and supporting the Komen Foundation. Tues., June 7, 3 p.m. Call 577-7794 for more.
PICK Starlight Spectacular Bike Ride, Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center, 1805 N. 30th St. Registration required. Take a midnight ride through the streets of Colorado Springs with proceeds benefiting the Trails and Open Space Coalition. Sat., June 18, 10 p.m. to midnight. Visit starlightspectacular.org for more.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Activities, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain. Zoo Road, 633-9925. Featuring Dinosaurs at the Zoo exhibit. What are dinosaurs doing at the zoo? They are extinct! Go see their exhibit and find out. Also, now featuring white lions, Matunde and Zakera, through Labor Day.
Trails and Open Space Coalition 2005 Hike Schedule: Austin Bluffs Open Space, June 11, 8:30 a.m.; Mid and Lower Shook's Run, July 9, 9 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 vary in cost. Offers interactive exhibits, nature trails, guided and self-guided programs, Junior Ranger program, special events and more. Visit elpasoco.com/parks for more. Bear Creek Summer Nature Camp, June 6-10, 9 a.m. to noon.; June 20-24, 9 a.m. to noon. Early Blooms Flower Walk, Sat., June 11, 9:30-11 a.m. Live Songbirds, Sat., June 18, 9-10:30 a.m. Reservations required for all programs.
Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, 520-6745. Free admission, programs vary in cost. Offers interactive exhibits, nature trails, guided and self-guided programs, Junior Ranger program, special events and more. Visit elpasoco.com/parks for more. Stewardship Saturdays, volunteer workdays on Saturdays, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Sunset Wildlife Hike, Fri., June 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fountain Creek Summer Nature Camp, June 6-10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; June 20-24, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fox Run Nature Detectives, Sat., June 11, 10 a.m. to noon. Nature Adventures" Rock, Paper Scissor-bill, Wed., June 15, 10-11:30 a.m.; 1:30-3 p.m. Twos and Threes: Rolypolies, Thurs., June 16, 9-10 a.m. Wildflower Mini-seminar, Thurs., June 16, 7-8 p.m. and Sat., June 18, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. A Naturalist's Journal, Sat., June 18, 9-11:30 a.m. Reservations required for all programs.
Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center, 1805 N. 30th St., 219-0108. 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.
dance parties and workshops Ballroom dance classes, Downtown YMCA, 207 N. Nevada Ave. Fees include six hours of classes. Classes include swing, salsa, tango, cha-cha, fox trot, waltz and more. Register any time; open to members and non-members. Ongoing Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Call Arthur at 634-3029 for more.