Winter Nature Camp, Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd., 520-6972. $50. For grades 1-4, activities include hikes, ecology lessons, animal tracking, crafts, songs, games and more. Dec. 28-29, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Jane at 520-6972 to register.
Winter Nature Camp, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Ln., 520-6745. $50. For grades 1-5, activities include hikes, scavenger hunts, crafts, animals, songs, games and more. Dec. 30-31, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Allison at 520-6745 to register.
Cirkoo, Manitou Art Theater, 515 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-4729. $8. The Manitou Art Theater celebrates the season with the third edition of their clown circus. Dec. 28- Jan. 1.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $10. The Broadway musical version of this classic. Mon., Jan. 10, 7 p.m. Call 520-SHOW for tickets.
Princeton Review Free SAT or ACT and College Info, take a free test on Jan. 8, 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. then learn about college and testing on Jan. 12, 6-7:30 p.m. Call 800/2REVIEW for more info.
A.C.E. Comedy, Manitou Art Theater, 515 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-4729. $14. Denver's premiere comedy improv troupe. Jan. 20-22, 8 p.m. Call 685-4729 for more.
Creative Endeavors Events, Hobby Lobby, 3989 Palmer Park Blvd. Good and Gooey, Jan. 20, 3:30-4:30 p.m., ages 2-5. Creative Little Artists, Jan. 24, 10-11 a.m., ages 2-5. Other events at other Hobby Lobby locations. Call 640-8244 to register.
4th and 5th Grade Poetry Contest, sponsored by the PPLD and as part of the Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration. Entries due Feb. 12. Visit any library,
www.ppld.org or call 531-6333 ext. 2405 for info.
Pikes Peak Library District Events, various locations. Greet Some 'Gators!, Jan. 8. Homeschool tools, Jan. 26. Snowball Fun, Jan. 9, 15, 16, 22. Books in Spanish, Saturdays except Jan. 1. Toddler Time, Tues., Wed., Thurs., Fri. Call 531-6333 for locations and more.
Imagination Celebration Events, call 597-3344 for reservations. Stories from Days Gone By, Sat., Jan. 8, 10:30 a.m. Purchasing Flower Power, Sat., Jan. 15, 10:30 a.m. to noon. High School Art Portfolio Review, Sat., Jan. 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Poetry Slam, Sat., Jan. 22, 7-9:30 p.m.