- Cirkoo on Tour, Business of Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. $8. A circus of sophisticated silliness featuring the clowning of Jim Jackson and Birgitta De Pree. Runs Dec. 29-31, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Jan. 1, 2 p.m.; Jan. 7, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Call 685-4729 or visit themat.org for more.
SAIL Informational Meetings, Tesla Educational Opportunity Center, 2560 International Circle. A meeting for parents of gifted third- and fourth- grade students who may be interested in applying to the SAIL program. Thurs., Jan. 12, 6:30 p.m. Call 520-2464 for more.
What Are College Admission Officers Looking For?, The Colorado Springs School, 21 Broadmoor Ave. Free. College-bound students and their families can learn what admissions officers look for. Thurs., Jan. 19, 7 p.m. Call 475-9747 for more.
The Colorado Springs School Entrance Exam, 21 Broadmoor Ave. Accepting applications for sixth- and seventh-graders to take the entrance exam and possibly earn a $5,000-per-year scholarship to the school. Exam is on Jan. 21, registration due on Jan. 16. Call 475-9747 or visit css.org for more.
Children's Literacy Center provides one-on-one tutoring for students who read below their grade level. Tutoring is free and sessions are twice a week for an hour each session. Call 471-8672 to register your child.
Buell Children's Museum, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/295-7200, sdc-arts.org. Admission of $3-$4. Featuring hands-on family fun with Everything Nutcracker through Dec. 31.
Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration Events, various locations, call 597-3344 or visit imaginationcelebration.org for more. Featuring "Family Portrait" on Sat., Jan. 14, 10:30 a.m. "Just 4 Us" three-week class featuring singer/storyteller Beth Epley, for children ages 2? to 5, starting Jan. 17, 10 a.m. Color Me Dark on Tues., Jan. 17, 7 p.m. "Exploring Science, Geography & Art: A Geography and Silk Batik Painting Workshop," Sat., Jan. 21, 7:30 a.m. to noon. "Sock Puppet Poetry" on Sat., Jan. 28, 10:30 a.m.
Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/295-7200. Featuring Berenstein Bears on Stage! on Sat., Feb. 18, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Riders in the Sky on Sat., March 11, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.