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Reading the Summer WILD, Byway Information Center, El Pueblo History Museum, 301 N. Union Ave., Pueblo. Free. Help your child age 2-7 to appreciate the outdoors with this story time. Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. through July 28. Call 719/583-8631 or visit for more.

Western Museum of Mining and Industry Events, exit 156A off of I-25, 488-0880. $3-$7. Featuring Donkey Experience & Tour on Sat., July 9, 1 p.m.

Renaissance Academy Environmental Center, now enrolling for environmental education programs for children ages 5-13. Programs include outdoor, experiential curriculum. Half-day, full-day and extended care programs avail. through Aug. 12. Call 475-2510 or visit for more.

Colorado Virtual Academy Info Sessions, learn about this statewide public charter school for students K-8th grades. Free. Info sessions on various dates through Aug. 30. Visit or call 202/572-6231 for more.

Rock Climbing Events, The Rock at Soc n' Roll, 16240 Old Denver Highway. Beginner classes for ages six and up July 7-9; for ages 11 and up, July 11-15. $90. Women on Wednesdays, for discounted climbing. Call 481-9099 or see for info. Outdoor Rock Climbing Class, Weds., Thurs. from 7-8:30 p.m., Sat. from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rock Climbing Competition July 16, 4-7 p.m. in all levels.

Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration, Call 597-3344 or visit for more. Creative Explorations runs in July. Exploring Your Horizons runs in August. Jim Jackson performs Firehouse Circus, Thurs., July 7, 10 a.m. Lois LaFond performs music in an interactive show on Tues., July 12, 10 a.m. Crayola Family Hands-on-Art Experience, Wed., July 13, 10 a.m. Marimba Trio's Percussion Around the World, Thurs., July 14, 10 a.m.

Peace Camp Registration, a program of the Justice and Peace Commission for children. $80. The program emphasizes team building, environmental awareness, non-violence and the use of peaceful solutions to daily problems. Also with art, theater, music, swimming, games and more. Runs July 11-16 for ages 6-9 and Aug. 1-6 for ages 10-12. Call 390-0371 to register.

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