Homer the Duck Day, Soda Springs Park, Manitou Springs. Free. Sat., May 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more call 685-5089.
Delta Dental's Smile-a-bration Dental Care, Perfect Teeth, 5929 Constitution Ave. Free clinic for children with 200 dentists and 100 hygienists. Sat., May 24, 8-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3 p.m. Call 638-0577 for more.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mt. Zoo Rd. Your Own Backyard, ages 8-12, Sat., May 22, 2-3:30 p.m. Pre-registration required at 633-9925 ext. 112. Summer camps: Zoofari, July 5-9. $130-$145; Girafrica, June 21-July 2, $230-$250. To register call 633-9925 ext. 127.
Uncle Wilber's Fountain Opening, Downtown Acacia Park. Free. Sat., May 22, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For more call 475-0955.
Chili Cook-off and Fundraiser, Oscar's Oyster Bar, 333 S. Tejon St. Donation. Benefits Make-A-Wish Foundation. Sat., May 22, 12-4 p.m. For entry call 471-8070, 9-11 a.m..
Ride the Historic Carousel at City Park, 3400 Nuckolls Ave., Pueblo. $.25 per ride. Sat., May 29 and Sun., May 30, 6:30-9 p.m. For more call 719/543-5294.
Welcome Home Parade for our Returning Soldiers, Downtown Colorado Springs. Support our troops. Sat., June 5, 10 a.m.
Manitou Springs Public Library Summer Reading Program, 701 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Free. Discover New Trails at your Library. Includes mapmaking, mineral springs hike and more. For grades 1 through 8. Fridays June 11 through July 23, 10:30-11:30. Call 685-5206 to register.
Summer Youth Rep Program, Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. For technical interns ages 13-19. June 28-Aug. 1. Call 634-5581x382 for more.
Teen Summer Reading Kick Off Party, East Library, 5550 N. Union. Teens come for one or more movies: Man in the Iron Mask, Treasure Planet, The Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Sat., May 29, 3-8 p.m. For more call 531-6333 ext. 1317.
Celebration Place, Mervyn's wing, upper floor of Citadel Mall. Featuring Through the Eyes of a Child, an art exhibition with work of kids from Pauline Memorial Elementary and Ivywild Elementary. Call 597-3344 for reservations.
Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care's Celebration and Live Butterfly Release, Hillside Gardens and Nursery, 1006 S. Institute. Free. Mon., May 31, 10-11 a.m. For more call 633-3400.
The Shalom Center Programs, 601 E. Uintah. Group for Overwhelmed Parents, $35/week. Thursdays, 5:30-7 p.m. for 9 weeks starting June 17. Frameworks for Spiritual Health, $35/week. Thursdays, 7:30-9 p.m. for 10 weeks starting June 17. Call 635-1916 ext. 3 for more.
Manitou Springs Arts Academy Summer Camps, 110 Pawnee Ave., Manitou Springs. $155-$175. Swirls, Slithers and Squiggles! June 21-24, June 28-July 1; Aqua-Essence, July 12-15, July 19-22. For more call 685-2141.