Pikes Peak Library Pirate activities, free. "Life at Sea", a pirate storytime at Barnes & Noble, 1565 Briargate Blvd., 266-9960. Sat., Sept. 25, 10:30 a.m.; "Parrots & Pirates," -- learn about parrots, Treasure Island and meet real parrots at the Fountain Branch Library, 501 E. Iowa, Fountain, 382-5347.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mt. Zoo Rd. Family Zoo Discovery Programs, First Saturday of month. Wonderful Wolves, Sat., Sept. 4, 1-2 p.m. Also African Rift Valley Tours begin at 10 a.m. daily until 4 p.m. For more call 633-9925 ext. 111.
College Fairs, sponsored by School District 11. Oct. 4, 5, 11; Nov. 4.Call 328-5031 for more.
Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/295-7200. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3-$4, free to members. In Buell Children's Museum, Horse Sense: Art & The Pony, including games, performances, crafts and much more. Runs Sept. 18 through Nov. 6.
Bird-N-Nature Fest, Pueblo Greenway Nature Center, 5200 Nature Center Rd., Pueblo. Free. Includes all kinds of live animals, face painting, crafts, and information. Sat., Sept. 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 719/275-8874 for more.
District 11 Open House, at all schools. Thurs., Sept. 23. Elementary schools, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Middle Schools, 8:45 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. High Schools, 7:45 to 3 p.m. Call Elaine at 520-2005 for more.