Butterfly Caf, a program for kids ages 3-5 about what butterflies eat and how to plant a butterfly garden at Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Road. RSVP to 578-6146. Sat., Aug. 24, 11 a.m.
Programs at the Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. Reservations required for all programs, 520-6387. On Sat., 1 p.m.: Predators of the Sky. On Sat., Aug. 24, 1 p.m.: Crafty Coyote. On Fri., Aug. 30, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.: Tooth Types. On Sat., Aug. 31, 1 p.m.: Black Bears vs. Humans?
Programs at the Fountain Creek Nature Center. Reservations required for all programs, 520-6745. On Sat., Aug. 17, 9:30 p.m.: Mushroom Fair. On Sat., Aug. 24, 1 p.m.: Tarantula Close Up. On Wed., Aug. 28, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Nature Adventures: Music Makers. On Sat., Aug. 31, 10 a.m.: A Land Ethic for Today, a slide presentation about conservationist Aldo Leopold.
Insect Detectives, for kids ages 4-11. Crafts, guided walks and more in Fox Run Park, Pine Meadows Pavilion #4. Reservations required, 520-6745. Sat., Aug. 31, 10 a.m.
Children's Storytime featuring special guests from the stories every Friday at 10 a.m. and Saturday at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Dr. E. Free. Call 637-8282 for details. On Sept. 6-7: Spot the Dog. On Oct. 4-5: Biscuit the Dog. On Nov. 1-2: Froggy. On Dec. 6-7: Wild Thing.
Head Start Enrolling for 2002-2003 School Year. Families living in El Paso County with a child under the age of five, or expecting a child may qualify for free preschool and infant/toddler programs. Call 635-1536.