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Jac Rene, Master Hypnotist, Loonees Comedy Corner, 1305 N. Academy Blvd. $10 advanced, $12 at the door. Sun., Aug. 10, 3 p.m. A fun show for teens by a famous hypnotist. No smoking or alcohol. Call 591-0707.

Turtle Tuesday, Pueblo Zoo, 3455 Nuckolls Ave, Pueblo. Free with Zoo admission. Turtles and tortoises will come out to play from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and 1 3 p.m., with story time at 1:30 p.m. Tues., Aug. 5. For more, call 719/561-1452.

Brazilian Capoeira Kid's Class, Pointe, 2228 W. Pikes Peak Ave. It's part gymnastics, part martial art, and part dance for kids ages 6 to 11. New students may take two weeks of trial classes free. For more, call 231-6833.

The Other Side of Beauty, Carnegie Reading Room at Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade. Free. Mother/daughter tea and discussion on the pressures for girls to be pretty. Sat., Aug. 2 from 1 - 2:30 p.m. For more, call 531-6333 or visit

Carnival & Community Fair, Resource Exchange's Parking Lot, 418 S. Weber St., Fri., Aug. 1, 5 p.m. 8 p.m. Free. Come support those with developmental disabilities. Petting zoo, face painting, cakewalk, karaoke, wheelchair obstacle course, food, door prizes. For more, call 719-380-1100.

Fountain Creek Nature Center Activities, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Ln., Fountain. Perseid Meteor Showers Friday, August 8, 9-11 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. $2.Reservations required, 520-6745.

Bear Creek Nature Center Activities, Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. Mythical Moonlight Walk, Friday, August 8, 8-10 p.m. $2. Reservations required, 520-6387.

Discover Cheyenne Caon children's programs, Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Blvd. Mistah Beah and Baby Cakes (ages 7 and under), Sat., Aug. 16, 1 p.m. Hummingbirds (kids of all ages), Fri., Aug. 1, 10 a.m. and Fri., Aug. 7, 1 p.m.Call for reservations, 578-6146.

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

Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site (Carriage House), At the east entrance to Garden of the Gods on 30th St., $1 - $5, Summer Hours: June-Labor Day, Wed. Sun., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 578-6777. Featuring Cultural Crossroads, American Indian Trade in Colorado. Lecture Series (reservations recommended) Thurs., Aug. 7, 7 p.m. An Evening of Classic Cowboy Poetry Thurs., Aug. 14, 7 p.m. Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site: Interpreting an American Tragedy

Western Museum of Mining and Industry, 125 Gleneagle Dr., Gleneagle, 488-0880. $3 - $7 museum admission. Burro Birthday Bash for Oro and Nugget, Sat., Aug. 2, 1 3 p.m. Donations accepted for fundraiser.

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