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. Bat Walk, Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Prairie Falcon Walk, Wed., 5 p.m. "Colorful Characters of the Pikes Peak Region," Thurs., 4:45 p.m. "Pikes Pack" daily at 11 a.m. "Lost Worlds of Garden of the Gods Park" on Sun., Feb. 5, 2 p.m. "Wild Wyoming" on Sun., Feb. 12, 2 p.m. "Bighorn Sheep Festival" on Sat., Feb. 18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. "Zebulon Pike -- Personal Glimpses" on Sun., Feb. 19, 2 p.m. "Pike Comes to Colorado" on Sun., Feb. 26, 2 p.m.
dance parties & workshops Country-Western Dance Party, The Carriage Stop, 2700 W. Robinson St. $4. Dance easy lines, mixers and more. Learn as you go with licensed instructors, non partner or experience necessary. No smoking or alcohol. Sat., Jan. 28, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Call 598-8624 for more.
Colorado Ballroom, The Carriage Stop, 2700 W. Robinson St. $5. Featuring basic instruction of dance rhythm and steps as well as open dancing. No smoking or alcohol, partners preferred but not necessary. Sat., Feb. 4, 7-9 p.m. Call 598-8624 for more.
Broadmoor Waltz Club, Austin Bluffs Community Church, 5090 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Free. Learn basic ballroom dancing on Tuesdays, through April 11, 7-8:30 p.m. Call Loretta to register at 598-2885.
Scottish Country Dancing, 315 E. Costilla St. Featuring basic, intermediate and advanced instruction on social dance of Scotland. Meetings on the first three Wednesdays of each month. Call 473-0714 for more.
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 p.m., start anytime. Call Arthur at 634-3029 for more.