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2nd Annual Regional All High School Battle of the Bands and Youth Cultural Festival, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. $5. Featuring the best in the local youth-music scene. Fri., May 26, 4 p.m. Call 577-4556 for more.

30th Annual Territory Days, Bancroft Park, Colorado Avenue and 24th Street. Featuring live music, crafts and more. May 27-29, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sat. and Sun. and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon. Call 475-0955 or visit for more.

8th Annual Westside Fun Run Car Show, Living Springs Worship Center, 640 Manitou Blvd. Derby races, coloring contests and more. Sun., May 28, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 473-9436 for more.

4th Annual Scholastic Classic Golf Tournament, Kissing Camels Club, 4500 Kissing Camels Drive. "Golfing for Tuition" games include cocktails, door prizes and more. Fri., June 2, 8:30 a.m. Register with Kay at 687-9817 or visit

2006 Colorado Springs Heart Walk, Memorial Park, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave. Enjoy a three-mile fun walk to support heart health. June 3, 7:30 a.m. Call 635-7688 or visit for more.

14th Annual Senior Expo, The Citadel, 750 Citadel Drive East. Featuring beach blanket bingo, entertainment and more. Fri., June 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 685-9690 for more.

13th Annual Bike Week, various events across various venues. Participate in a bike to work day, the Starlight Spectacular, cycling clinics and more. June 14-24. Call 385-7431 or visit for more.

Steppin' Out in Old Town, venues between 23rd and 27th Streets in Old Colorado City. Featuring live music, dance, food and more in support of Colorado Springs Memorial Children's Hospital. June 16-18, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Call 520-9494 for more.

Juneteenth Celebration, CC Armstrong Quadrangle, 14 E. Cache La Poudre St. Free. Featuring live gospel, R&B and jazz along with a storyteller, community information, children's activities and more. Sat., June 17, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 475-7255 for more.

12th Annual Starlight Spectacular, Garden of the Gods. $25-$37. Bike 14-20 miles to benefit the Trails and Open Space Coalition. Sat., June 17, midnight. Call 633-6884 or visit for more.

S-CAP 20th Anniversary Celebration, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $50. Recognize the services provided to Southern Colorado HIV/AIDS patients with live music, an art auction and more. Thurs., June 22, 5-8 p.m. Call 578-9092 for more.

5th Annual VIBeS (Visually Impaired and Blind Skiers) Poker Bike Ride, America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive. $25. Riders of all ages bike 8-16 miles up the Santa Fe Trail and receive a poker card at checkpoints; best hand at race's end wins a bike. Sun., June 24, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call 593-1982 for more.

84th Running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the "race to the clouds" will take place Sat., July 1. Call 685-4400 for more or visit

Hope in the Park, Acacia Park. Hear community leaders discuss the Bill of Rights and enjoy jugglers, clowns, and more. Tues., July 4, noon to 4 p.m. Call 667-1110 for more.

17th Annual Courage Classic, 155-mile, three-day cycling fundraiser to leave Leadville and tour Summit County. July 22-24. Register online at or call 303/456-9704 for more.

Champions on Ice, World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $67 and up. Many of the best from Torino will compete again in Colorado Springs. Sun., July 23, 3 p.m. Call 576-2626 for tickets or more information.

2006 Rocky Mountain State Games, various venues in Colorado Springs and Denver. Running from August 4-6. Visit for more information.

Pikes Peak Challenge, Barr Trail, Manitou Springs. Hike to the summit of Pikes Peak on the Barr Trail in this benefit for the Brain Injury Association of Colorado. Sat., Sept. 9, 5 a.m. Call 574-1634 for more or visit

2nd Annual Robert's Race for Lung Cancer Research, Monument Valley Park. Offering a 5-K run or walk to raise funds and awareness for lung cancer. Sat., Sept. 16, 9 a.m. Call 303/913-1980 or visit for more.

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