Hug-a-Tree, Pikes Peak Libraries. Presented by Search and Rescue. Program will give children useful basic skills should they become lost. Ruth Holley Branch, Wed., July 9, 3 p.m.; Penrose Library, Thurs., July 10, 10:30 a.m.; Monument Branch, Thurs., July 10, 3 p.m.
Mountain Park Environmental Center Activities, Mountain Park Environmental Center, 9161 Mountain Park Rd., Beulah, Family Nature Games, Thurs., July 3, 6 8 p.m. For families with children ages 7 through 12, Black Bears, Thurs., July 3, 6 8 p.m. Learn about the largest mammal found in the Pueblo Mountain Park, Ursus Americanus. For registration and information, call 719/485-4444.
Celebration Place Kids Activities, Celebration Place, Citadel Mall, Mervyn's wing. Runaway Imagination with Inspector Magic, Free. Wed., June 25, 10:30 a.m. Greatest "Little" Show on Earth, Free. 5000-piece miniature circus. Cirkoo with clowns Jim Jackson and Birgetta Depree, Wed., July 2, 10:30 a.m. Call 597-3344 or visit
www.imaginationcelebration.org for more.
Fountain Creek Nature Center Activities, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Ln., Fountain. Adventures:What's for Lunch? (for ages 4 5 accompanied by adult), Wed., July 2, 10 -11:30 a.m. and 1:30 - 3 p.m. $3. Reservations required; 520-6745.
Bear Creek Nature Center Activities, Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. The Days of our Hive, Sat., June 28, 10- 11 a.m., $2. Water We Care, $3. Sat., July 5, 10 - 11:30 a.m. Reservations required, 520-6387.
Discover Cheyenne Caon children's programs, Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Blvd. Wild About Wildlife, Wed., 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. For ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult. Call for reservations, 578-6146.
Pikes Peak Library Summer Reading Program. Various locations. For kids grades 6 12. For more, visit the Teen Zone at
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.
museums and history Space Odyssey Exhibition and Digital Planetarium Blast Off, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, address. Museum hours daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission $9 adults, $6 juniors. IMAX and planetarium tickets $5.50
Homestead House Museum, 353 E. Myers, Cripple Creek. Located in former Red Light District; celebrating 45 years as a museum. $3 adults, $1.50 kids. Open daily 11 a.m. 4 p.m. for guided tours. For more, Call 689-3090.
Mining Museum Time Machine, Western Museum of Mining and Industry. 125 Gleneagle Dr., Gleneagle, 488-0880. $3 - $7 museum admission. Donkey Wake-Up Call (see Oro and Nugget). Sat., June 28, 9:30 a.m.