Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, at the east entrance to Garden of the Gods on 30th Street, 578-6777, rockledgeranch.com. Featuring Harvest Festival, Sat., Oct. 1, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. First Nation's Day, Sat., Oct. 15, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Trails and Open Space Coalition 2005 Hike Schedule: Skelton Ranch, Oct. 22, 9:30 a.m.; Monument Fire Center, Nov. 19, 9:30 a.m.; Crews Gulch and Fountain Creek Regional Park, Dec. 10, 9:30 a.m. Call 633-6884 for more.
Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Cañon Road, 578-6146. Get Lost ... Not!, a map and compass course, Sat., Oct. 15, 8:30 a.m. Guided Hikes run Sunday afternoons through October. Babes in the Woods, outdoor exploration for kids up to age 2, Sat., Oct. 15 and 29, 10:30 a.m. North Cheyenne Cañon Park Cleanup, Sat., Oct. 1, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Reservations required for all programs.
dance parties & workshops Ballroom Dance Classes, YMCA, 207 N. Nevada Ave. Fees include six hours of classes, and Y membership is not required. Learn swing, salsa, tango, cha-cha, fox trot, waltz and more. Wednesdays, 7:30, start anytime. Call Arthur at 634-3029 for more.