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Pikes Peak Library Summer Reading Program. Various locations. For kids grades 6 12. Kick-off party, Joyrides Family Fun Center. Fri., May 30, 4 7 p.m. For more, visit the Teen Zone at

Spanish for Adults and Children Together, West Center for Intergenerational Learning, 25 N. 20th St., $57 per adult/child couple. Wednesdays, 6:30 8 p.m., June 4 July 9. For more, visit

Henna Tattoos for Teens, Ruth Holley Branch Library, 923 N. Murray Blvd., Learn the origins, then experiment with your own temporary design. For teens entering grades 6-12. Registration required. Sat., June 7, 2-3:30 p.m. For more, 597-1214.

Patti Smithsonian Puppet Workshop, KCIC Celebration Place, Citadel Mall Mervyn's wing. Wed., June 4, 10:30 a.m. For information, call 597-3344.

Crayola Artrageous Adventure Bus Tour, KCIC Celebration Place, Citadel Mall Mervyn's wing. Mon., June 9, 10:30 a.m. For inf+ormation, call 597-3344.

Peter Davison, Poet of Motion, Theatre of Dreams Arts and Event Center, 735 Park St., Castle Rock. $10. Sat. June 7, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. For info and tickets, call 303/660-6799.

Kids Camps, various locations, Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services. $75. Camps run for 1 week and include theater, golf, hockey, softball, soccer, junior lifeguarding, cheerleading and more. For more, call 385-5981 or visit

Wild About Wildlife, Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 South Cheyenne Cañon Road. Pre-school and kindergarten-age children who are wild about wildlife will enjoy learning about nature through art and other activities. Free. Every Wednesday in June, 10 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Reservations required; call 578-6146.

Grand Opening Parade for Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration's Celebration Place, Food Court at the Citadel Mall. Children invited to come dressed as their favorite storybook character to participate in parade. Activities, puppet show and refreshments follow. Free. Sat., May 31, 10:15 a.m.

Stuart Little, Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., $3. Mon., June 9 Sat., June 14, 10 a.m. and noon. Call 634-5583 for tickets.

Reach for the Stars, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Florissant. Look at the spring night sky. Learn bout techniques for studying stellar properties, distances and constellations. If overcast, slides will be shown. Donations accepted. Sat., May 31, 8 p.m. Call 687-9204 for more.

Art classes for kids, Bemis School of Art, 30 W. Dale St. Registration open to the public Mon., June 2. Call 475-2444 for more information.

Head Start and Early Head Start now enrolling for fall. Early education programs available for children birth to age five. Affordable child care also available. Children with special needs are welcome. Families must qualify. Call Enrollment at 635-1536 for more.

Mbongi! Fusion Pointe Center for Integrated Arts, 2228 W. Pikes Peak Ave. Children's music, movement and voice classes. Classes offered to ages 2 - 9 yrs. For more, call 719/632-7511.

Thematic storytimes at the Manitou Springs Public Library, 701 Manitou Ave. every Thurs. morning from 10 to 11 a.m. Drop-ins welcome. For babies through preschool. For more, call 685-5206.

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