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. Featuring a Teddy Bear Drive to benefit the local needy. Bring a new teddy bear in through Dec. 17
. "Wild Turkeys" on Thurs., Nov. 17, 1:30 and 3:15 p.m. "Gone to the Dogs Hike" on Sat., Nov. 19, 10-11 a.m. Paint Mines Hike on Sat., Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to noon. Reservations required for all programs.
Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, 520-6745. Free admission, programs vary in cost. Stewardship Saturdays, volunteer workdays on Saturdays, 8:30-11:30 a.m
. Papermaking 101 on Sat., Nov. 19, 10 a.m. "What Good is a Tail?" on Wed., Nov. 23, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Wetland Wildlife Hike on Sat., Nov. 26, 9:30 a.m. dance parties & workshops Pikes Peak Traditional Dance, Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute St. $3-$7. Learn easy dances to do along with live music. No partner necessary. Sat., Nov. 19, free lesson at 7 p.m.; dance from 8-10 p.m. Call 578-8979 for more.