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Colorado Springs Sabers Women's Premier Soccer League Home Games, UCCS Four-Diamonds Soccer Stadium, 5025 N. Nevada Ave. $3-$5 per game; season tickets available. Presenting matches on June 24 and 28 and July 5, 12, 22, 28 and 30. All games at 7:05 p.m. Visit or call 532-0765 for more.

13th Annual Bike Week, various events across various venues. Participate in cycling clinics and more through June 24. Bicycle and Trails Jamboree, Sat., June 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jamboree includes music, food, competitions, demonstrations and more. Call 385-7431 or visit for more.

S-CAP 20th Anniversary Celebration, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $50. Recognize the services provided to Southern Colorado HIV/AIDS patients with live music, an art auction and more. Thurs., June 22, 5-8 p.m. Call 578-9092 for more.

75th Annual Donkey Derby Days, various venues in Cripple Creek. Featuring music, food, activities, races and more. June 23-25. Call 877/858-4653 or visit for more.

Pikes Peak Jugglers Exhibition, Acacia Park, 115 E. Platte Ave. Celebrate world juggling day with demonstrations, contests and more. Sat., June 24, 2-4 p.m. Call 477-9978 for more.

5th Annual VIBeS (Visually Impaired and Blind Skiers) Poker Bike Ride, America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive. $25. Riders of all ages bike 8-16 miles up the Santa Fe Trail and receive a poker card at checkpoints; best hand at race's end wins a bike. Sun., June 24, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call 593-1982 for more.

Midnight African Dance Class, CC Cossitt Hall, 906 N. Cascade Ave. Free. Featuring live drumming, singing and spirited dance from West African dance traditions. Fri., June 30, midnight. Call 389-6098 for more.

Ride for the Brand Ranch Rodeo Events, Longhorn Cattle Drive down Tejon St., June 30, noon. Revealing Character and Other Cowboy Tintypes exhibit at Smokebrush Gallery, June 30, 2-7 p.m. Cowhorse Classic Sale and Western Art Auction, July 1, 10 a.m. at the Norris-Penrose Events Center, 1045 West Rio Grande St. Wild cow milking, trailer loading and other competitions, 6 p.m. Call 635-9975 or visit for more.

84th Running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the "race to the clouds" will take place Sat., July 1. Call 685-4400 for more or visit

The Palmer Lake Big Bang, Tri-Lake Center for the Arts, 304 Hwy 105, Palmer Lake. Featuring a week of music, automobile shows and more. July 1-7. Call 719/481-0475 or visit for a complete events schedule.

Rock Ledge Ranch July 4 Celebration, Garden of the Gods and 30th Street. $2-$6. Hear famous speeches and songs from historic characters and enjoy carnival games and more. Tues., July 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 578-6777 for more or visit for more.

Hope in the Park, Acacia Park, 115 E. Platte Ave. Hear community leaders discuss the Bill of Rights and enjoy jugglers, clowns, and more. Tues., July 4, noon to 4 p.m. Call 667-1110 for more.

Let Freedom Ring Fourth of July Parade, Ellicott Park. Angel Fire 4-H clubs features a jalepeo eating contest, big air jumper, bingo, and more July 4, 4:45 until dark. Call 683-2427 for more information or to enter contests.

Front Range Roller Derby Blow Out Bout, Bladium Sports Club, 2400 Central Park Blvd., Denver. $13-$15. See the Pikes Peak Derby Dames take on the Rocky Mountain Rollergirls. Sat., July 8, 7 p.m. Visit for more.

ProRodeo Hall of Fame Cowboy Ball, 101 ProRodeo Drive. $35-$60. Presenting cocktails, dinner, dancing and more. Fri., July 14, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Call 593-8840, ext. 4763 by June 30 to reserve a spot.

8th Annual Greek Festival, Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church, 2215 Paseo Road. Free. Featuring traditional foods, dancing, wine, music and more. July 14-16, Fri., 4-10 p.m., Sat., 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sun., 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call 634-5678 for more.

Derby Rotten Scoundrels: Pikes Peak Derby Dames Bout, Tour Inline Arena, 3325 Meadow Ridge Dr. $10-$12. Catch more irresistible derby action. Sat., July 15, 8 p.m. Call 597-1235 for more.

Voices in Time: A Commemoration of Zebulon Pike's 1806 Journey, Antlers Park, 31 W. Pikes Peak Ave. Join the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum in opening a 100-year-old time capsule and contribute to a time capsule that will be opened in 100 years. Sat., July 15, 10 a.m. to noon. Call 385-5990.

ProRodeo Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, 101 ProRodeo Drive. Free admission for members; $5-$10 for guests, $12-$20 for lunch. Presenting the class of 2006 inductees with lunch and live music. Sat., July 15, 9 a.m. to early afternoon. Call 593-8840, ext. 4763 to reserve a seat.

17th Annual Courage Classic, 155-mile, three-day cycling fundraiser to leave Leadville and tour Summit County. July 22-24. Register online at or call 303/456-9704 for more.

Champions on Ice, World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $67 and up. Many of the best from Torino will compete again in Colorado Springs. Sun., July 23, 3 p.m. Call 576-2626 for tickets or more information.

USAF Academy Wheels of Blue Car Show, USAF Academy, 2346 Academy Drive. Presenting a variety of activities. Fri., Aug. 4, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 333-4538 for more.

2006 Rocky Mountain State Games, various venues in Colorado Springs and Denver. Running from August 4-6. Visit for more information.

Pueblo In Their Honor Air Show, Pueblo Memorial Airport, 31201 Bryan Circle, Pueblo. $5-$10. Featuring aerobatic performances, displays, flight simulators, children's activities and more .Aug. 12-13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 719/635-8803 for more.

Pikes Peak Challenge, Barr Trail, Manitou Springs. Hike to the summit of Pikes Peak on the Barr Trail in this benefit for the Brain Injury Association of Colorado. Sat., Sept. 9, 5 a.m. Call 574-1634 for more or visit

2nd Annual Robert's Race for Lung Cancer Research, Monument Valley Park. Offering a 5-K run or walk to raise funds and awareness for lung cancer. Sat., Sept. 16, 9 a.m. Call 303/913-1980 or visit for more.


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