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Bear Creek Nature Center Activities, Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. Birds and Bagels, Sat., May 15, 8-10 a.m., $4; ABC Animals, Thurs., May 20, 1:30-2:45 p.m., $4. Junior Naturalists Nature Camp, June 7-11, 9 a.m.-noon. $80. Reservations required at 520-6387.

Wildflower Field Trip, Aiken Canyon, Hwy. 115 S. Free. Led by botanist. Sat., May 29, 9 a.m.-Noon. To RSVP or for directions, call 576-4336.

Sierra Club, Full-day hike, Table Mountain Proposed Wilderness. Sponsored by Pikes Peak Group Sierra Club. Sat., May 15. Wilderness area just west of Royal Gorge. Also Full-day hike, Beaver Creek Proposed Wilderness. Sun., May 23. To register, contact John Stansfield, 303-660-5849 or e-mail jorcstan@bewellnet.com

Flyfishing Seminar, Colorado Division of Wildlife, 4255 Sinton Rd. Free/ Fishing license required. For beginners. Reservations required. Call for date and time. Also free fishing days in Colorado are June 5 and 6. Call 227-5200.

Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory Workshop and Open House, Chico Basin Ranch, 22500 Peyton Hwy. S. Free. Sat., May 15, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. From 6:30-8:30 a.m. observe scientists band migratory birds. To RSVP and for directions to ranch call 970/482-1707.

Geology: Weekend Trip/Class and Field Trip, Woodland Park, to Colorado's amazing rift zone. Weekend Trip: $65/day, plus lodging. May 15 and 16. Class and Field Trip: $68/5 weeks; $48/all day field trip. Wednesdays through June 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 687-1229 for location and details.

Burning Issues Workshop, Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 W. Cheyenne Rd. $57. A workshop for teachers of K-12 covering wildfire issues. June 8 and 9, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For more call 303/275-5358.

Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center, 1805 N. 30th. Free; some programs $1-$2. Nature Walks, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily; Nature Presentations and Multi-media Movie, various times daily; Become a Junior Ranger, available daily; Prairie Falcon Walks, 5 p.m. daily. For more call 219-0108.

Broadmoor Skating Club Exhibitions, Olympic Rink at the Ice Hall, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. Free. Fire and Ice Exhibition featuring members of BSC and visiting skaters. May 14, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Call 579-6570 or 492-7566 for details.

Pueblo Days on the Riverwalk, at Boathouse, 101 S. Union, Pueblo. Free. With summer discounts on boat rides and fun activities. Tuesdays, May through August. For more call 719/595-0242.

Zoo Crew Summer Youth Program, Pueblo Zoo, 3455 Nuckolls Ave., Pueblo. $60. Students develop leadership skills, learn to care for variety of farm and domesticated animals. Scholarships available. Ten weeks, June 7-August 14. Call 719/561-1452x103.

Bike Week, June 19-26. Explore alternative transportation. Includes Starlight Spectacular night ride, bike-to-work breakfast and festival. For more, call 385-7433.

dance parties and workshops Pikes Peak Traditional Dance, Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute. $3-$7. No partner needed. Sat., May 15, 7:30-10 p.m. For more call 578-8979.

Swing in the Springs, Downtown VFW Hall, 430 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $5. Free swing lessons with the price of admission. Every Sun., 7:30-10 p.m. All ages. For more, call 719/2666453.

Country Western Dance Party, The Carriage Stop, 2700 W. Robinson St. $3. Sat., May 22, 7:30-9:30 p.m. For more call 598-8624.

Tango lessons and party, Rum Bay, 20 N. Tejon St.. Free. Every Wed. Lessons 6:30 p.m., dance 7-9 p.m. For more, call TangoSprings at 475-2757.

Ballroom Dance Classes, Downtown YMCA, 207 N. Nevada. Fees include 6 hours. Includes swing, salsa, tango, cha-cha, fox trot, and waltz. Register anytime, open to members and non-members. Ongoing classes on Wed., 7:30-9 p.m. Call Arthur at 634-3029 for more.

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