Kids' Acoustic Jams, Benet Hill Center, 2577 N. Chelton Rd. Free. For players 18 and younger. Jan. 10, 10-11:30 a.m. Call 578-0254 for more.
Animals on Parade, meet fascinating mammals and learn about their care while having a hands-on experience. Jan. 11, 1:30 p.m. at East Library meet Luna the wolf, Jan. 13, 6:30 p.m. at Old Colorado City Branch Library meet goats and rabbits, Jan. 14, 6:30 p.m. at Rockrimmon Branch Library meet goats and rabbits, Jan. 17, 1:30 p.m. at Cheyenne Mountain Branch Library meet llamas. Call 531-6333, x2403 for more.
World Arena free ice skating, Colorado Springs World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. Free public skating Jan. 12-17, noon to 1 p.m. Free skating clinic Jan. 17, 10:45 a.m. to noon. Call World Arena Learn-to-Skate at 477-2152 for more.
Dragon Tales Live, World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $12-24. Based on the hit PBS kids show. Fri., Jan. 16, 7 p.m., Sat., Jan. 17, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., Sun., Jan. 18, 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Call TicketWest at 576-2626 for tickets.
Primitive Pals Zoo-niversity Program, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mt. Zoo Rd., 633-9925. $12-$15. Learn about apes and create treats for them, ages 4 and up. Sat., Jan. 31, 1-2:30 p.m. Call Leslie at 633-9925, x112 to register.