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Brazilian Capoeira Kid's Class, Fusion Pointe, 2228 W. Pikes Peak Ave. It's part gymnastics, part martial art, and part dance for kids ages 6 to 11. New students may take two weeks of trial classes free. For more, call 231-6833.
The Other Side of Beauty, Carnegie Reading Room at Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade. Free. Mother/daughter tea and discussion on the pressures for girls to be pretty. Sat., Aug. 2 from 1 - 2:30 p.m. For more, call 531-6333 or visit www.ppld.org.
Carnival & Community Fair, Resource Exchange's Parking Lot, 418 S. Weber St., Fri., Aug. 1, 5 p.m. 8 p.m. Free. Come support those with developmental disabilities. Petting zoo, face painting, cakewalk, karaoke, wheelchair obstacle course, food, door prizes. For more, call 719-380-1100.
Kids Activities at Celebration Place, Citadel Mall (upper level of Mervyn's wing). Teen Poetry Jam, July 24, 6:30 p.m. For ages 13 18. Hunk Ta Bunk Ta Boo performance (10:30 a.m.) and workshop (11:30 a.m.) with audience participation and homemade instruments. For ages 4 8. For reservations or information, call 597-3344.
Fountain Creek Nature Center Activities, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Ln., Fountain. Buffalo Survivors, Sat., August 2, 2-3:30 p.m. Slide show and fun activities as we learn more about bison. $2. Reservations required, 520-6745.
Bear Creek Nature Center Activities, Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. Lightning: Colorado's Danger, $3. Sat., July 26, 10 - 11 a.m. Reservations required, 520-6387.
Discover Cheyenne Caon children's programs, Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Blvd. Wormology (ages 7 and up), Sat., July 26, 11 a.m. Call for reservations, 578-6146.
museums and history Buffalo Bill Family Free Days at Astor House Museum and Clear Creek History Park, 822 12th Street, Golden. Free tours and family fun. For more, call 303/278-3557.
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site (Carriage House), At the east entrance to Garden of the Gods on 30th St., $1 - $5, Summer Hours: June-Labor Day, Wed. Sun., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 578-6777. Featuring Cultural Crossroads, American Indian Trade in Colorado. Lecture Series (reservations recommendedThurs., July 24, 7 p.m. American Indian Music by Eddie Three Eagles. Thurs., Aug. 7, 7 p.m. An Evening of Classic Cowboy Poetry
Western Museum of Mining and Industry, 125 Gleneagle Dr., Gleneagle, 488-0880. $3 - $7 museum admission. July 11: Wetland Wildlife Wonders interactive exhibit, July 24, 1 p.m.
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