Western Museum of Mining and Industry Events, I-25 exit 156A, immediately east of the hwy. $3. Simple Machines, Lego Steam Engines and the Industrial Revolution, Sat., Feb. 12, 1 p.m. Visit call 488-0880 for more.
Creative Endeavors Events, Hobby Lobby, 3989 Palmer Park Blvd. Fun With Paint mommy and me class ages 2-5, $7, Wed., Feb. 23, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Creative Paint, $7, Thurs., Feb. 24, 3:45-4:45 p.m. Other classes at other locations. Call 640-8244 to register.
Most Beautiful Baby Contest, Chapel Hills Mall, 1710 Briargate Blvd. $45 main entry fee. Sat., Feb. 5, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (various registration times for different age groups). To obtain entry form, call 877/330-BABY or visit www.newstardiscovery.com.
Sunshine and Kasey's Valentine Party, Hobby Lobby, 3989 Palmer Park Blvd. $5. Clowns and children aged 1-12 make heart-themed arts and crafts and enjoy stories with the clowns. Sat., Feb. 12, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 264-1047 for more.
Youth Employment Conference, PPCC Centennial Campus, 5675 S. Academy Blvd. For youth 14-21. If in school, they need to get permission from their counselor. Fri., Feb. 18, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Make reservations at www.ppwfc.org.
SuperKids Math Camp, Renaissance Academy, 1010 Darby St., 475-2510. Hands-on, experimental math fun for kids K-8th grades. Sat., Jan. 29, 9:30 a.m. to noon or 12:30-3 p.m.
Play-n-Sign Classes, 730 N. Tejon St. $40 for child and adult. Sign language for young children (ages 6 months-5 years) and their caretakers. Classes run for 4 weeks beginning in March, April and May. Call 266-6846 for info or to register. <>
Indoor Rock Climbing, The Rock at Soc n' Roll, 16240 Old Denver Highway, Monument. $10-$20. All levels can climb at this family-friendly venue. Call 481-9099 for more.
Kids Kung Fu, 6628B Delmonico Drive. Offering classes in Shaolin Kung Fu. Call for classes or more info 574-1880.
Ten Star All Star Summer Basketball Camp, various locations in U.S. Boys and girls ages 10-19; camp is by invitation only. For brochure and application, call 710/373-0873.
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, log on to www.ppld.org or call 531-6333 ext. 2405 for info.
Pikes Peak Library District Events, various locations. Space, Science and Rocketry, Feb. 5. Snowball Fun, Feb. 6. Doggie Valentine Party, Feb. 12. Starry, Starry Night, Feb. 16. Out-of-this World Adventure, Feb. 19. Read with a Dog, Mon.-Thurs., Sat. Books in Spanish, Saturdays. Toddler Time, Tues.- Fri. Call 531-6333 for locations and more.
Imagination Celebration Events, call 597-3344 for reservations. Exploring the Black Experience, Sat., Feb. 19, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Handy Dandy Painting, Sat., Feb. 26, 10:30 a.m.