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Spring Break at YMCA, six locations from Fountain to Monument with camp schedules to align with school district breaks, a variety of activities, no membership required, weekly and daily rates. End of March through beginning of April. Call 473-9622 for more.

Buck Howdy: SKIDDADLE!, star of NPR's Cow Pie Radio, mixes his singing cowboy talents with homespun humor and moral messages. Fri., March 26, 10:30 a.m. at East Library, 2 p.m. at Ruth Holley Branch Library. Call 531-6333 for more.

Party with the Pachyderms, a Zoo-niversity program, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mtn. Zoo Rd. $12-$15. Ages 4 and up visit with hippos and elephants. Sat., March 27, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Call Leslie at 633-9925, x112 to register.

Kid's Night Out, Downtown Family YMCA, 207 N. Nevada. $18-$27. Kids enjoy a night of swimming, games, crafts, activities and dinner. No membership required. Sat., March 27, 5:30-10:30 p.m. Call 473-9622 for info.

Teen Night at YMCA, Briargate YMCA, 4025 Family Pl. $3-$5. Ages 11-15, parental sign in/out required, adult supervised, membership not required, Dj and dancing, basketball, wallyball, sumo wrestling, flag football and more. Sat., March 27, 8-11 p.m. Call 495-5126 for more.

STAR Soccer Indoor League for Kids, First Presbyterian Church Gym, 219 E. Bijou. $30. For kids born between Aug. 1, 1995 and July 31, 1999, games on Saturday mornings. Registration by March 29. Call 471-3763, x143 for more.

Theatre for Children, Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $4. Professional production designed for children to be exposed to and enjoy live theater. March 30- April 2, 10 a.m. and noon, April 3, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., April 5-8, 10 a.m. and noon. Call 634-5583 for more.

Peter and the Wolf Shadow Puppet Workshop, sponsored by the Imagination Celebration. Free. Barbara Jack works with 4-10 year olds to build sets and shadow puppets. Sat., April 3, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 597-3344 for reservations and more.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581. $2-$5. Free to members and free to all on Saturdays. Open Tues.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m. Daily docent tours at 10:30 a.m. Museum Discovery Days, a new and innovative family program recommended for children ages 6-10 (all ages welcome) introducing young minds to the exciting world of art. Sat., April 3, 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon.

The Colorado Springs School Fair, Southern Colorado Expo, 1801 N. Union. Free. A city-wide recruiting fair matching students and schools, pre-school through high school, 100 schools expected. Sat., April 3, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 636-5224 for more.

The Day it Snowed Candy, Antlers Park behind Antlers Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave. Free. Fresh Wind Church sponsors largest Easter Candy hunt in Colorado Springs History. 100,000 pieces of candy throughout the park. All ages. Sun., April 4, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Call 596-2598 for more.

Kids on the Move!, sponsored by Imagination Celebration. Free. See the energetic dancers from the Community Creative Dance Program, includes dancers from Bristol, Wilson and Ellicott Elementary Schools. Sat., April 10, 11 a.m. Call 597-3344 for more.

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