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Young Adult Writer's Workshop, East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Writers of poetry, short stories, and prose in grades six through eight are invited to this nonjudgmental group aimed at improving the writer's craft. Be prepared to write different types of pieces. Mon., Jan. 27, 4-5:30 p.m. Call 531-6333, x1306 for more.

Wild and Wacky Weasel Family, a presentation about weasels, skunks, and the like, Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road. $3. Sat., Feb. 1, 10-11:30 a.m. Reservations, 520-6387.

The Princess and the Pea Nut presented by the Manitou Art Theater for Kids, Business of Art Center Community Theater, 515 Manitou Ave., Manitou. $8. Sat., Feb. 1, 11a.m. 2 p.m. 685-1861.

Tots at the Zoo, presented by The Pueblo Zoo, 3455 Nuckolls Ave. Pueblo. Youngsters learn about, and experience, animals up close including Bonnie the Ferret, Chuck the chuckwalla, and Spice the sugar glider. For 3-4 year olds accompanied by an adult. $8. Sat., Jan. 25, Feb. 1, 8, 15, March 1, 8, 9:30 -11 a.m. 561-1452 x 100.

Family Theater presented by the Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring; Harlem on Tues., Jan. 28; Goodnight Opus on Wed., Feb. 19; and Alice in Wonderland on Thurs., April 22. Season tickets are $25 (holders may attend March 30 performance of The Green Chili Jam Band), individual seats are $9. Call 520-SHOW.

Snuggle-Up Storytimes: Children ages three and up are invited to come in pajamas and bring a favorite cuddly to these evening storytimes for the whole family. Thurs., Jan. 30, 7-7:30 p.m. Monument Branch, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Dr.; Wed., Jan. 29, 7-7:30 p.m. East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd.

Toddler Time! A program for 1- and 2-year-olds that introduces the delights of rhyme, rhythm, and a few stories as a first step to reading. Tues., Jan. 28 at 10, 10:30 or 11 a.m. - East Library; Tues., Jan. 28 at 9:30, 10:30 or 11 a.m. - Penrose Public Library; Wed., Jan. 29, 10:30 a.m. - Cheyenne Mountain Branch Library; Wed., Jan. 29,10:30 a.m. - Rockrimmon Branch Library; 832 Village Center Dr. Wed., Jan. 29, 10:30 a.m.; Ruth Holley Branch Library, Thurs., Jan. 30, 10, 10:30 or 11 a.m. - East Library, Thurs., Jan. 30 at 10:15 or 10:45 a.m. - Monument Branch Library.

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