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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mt. Zoo Rd. Family Zoo Discovery Programs, First Saturday of month. Beautiful Bears, Thurs., June 17, 9-10 a.m. or Sat., June 19, 1-2 p.m. Also EarthFest Celebration, Sat., June 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Summer camps: Zoofari, July 5-9. $130-$145; Girafrica, June 21-July 2, $230-$250. To register call 633-9925 ext. 127.

Capoeira Kids Class, Brazilian Capoeira, 3228 N. Nevada. $79/month; $10/2-week trial. New for children ages 4-6. Begins June 5, 11 a.m.-Noon. For more call 231-6833.

5 on the 5th Birthday Celebration, Monument Branch Library, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Dr., Monument. Free. Storytelling, juggling, music, crafts and refreshments. Sat., June 5, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Call 488-2370.

Welcome Home Parade for our Returning Soldiers, Downtown Colorado Springs. Support our troops. Sat., June 5, 10 a.m.

Manitou Springs Public Library Summer Reading Program, 701 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Free. Discover New Trails at your Library. Includes mapmaking, mineral springs hike and more. For grades 1 through 8. Fridays June 11 through July 23, 10:30-11:30. Call 685-5206 to register.

Hockey Summer Camps, Sertich Ice Center, Memorial Park, 1605 E. Pikes Peak. Excellent instruction in a fun atmosphere. Mon., June 28-Fri., July 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For registration rates and more call 877/434-6977.

Teen Summer Reading Programs/Party, East Library, 5550 N. Union. Teens come for one or more movies: Thursday Theatre: Free shows, Noon-3 p.m., June 10, X-Men I; June 17, A Walk to Remember; June 24, The Truman Show. For more call 531-6333 ext. 1317.

Celebration Place, Mervyn's wing, upper floor of Citadel Mall. Featuring Through the Eyes of a Child, an art exhibition with work of kids from Pauline Memorial Elementary and Ivywild Elementary. Also summer workshops: Theme Catchers, June 9; Creativity Without Words, June 15-18; Call 597-3344 for reservations.

Native American Parenting Program. Scholarships available. 8-week workshop open to American Indian parents, caregivers and partners. Wednesdays, June 9 through July 28. For more call 575-9887 ext. 1012.

Summer Teen Trips, Deerfield Hills Community Center, 4290 Deerfield Hills Rd. $5-$43. Rock Climbing Fri., June 18, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. $30; Rafting on Arkansas River Tues., June 29, 8:15 a.m.-6:30 p.m. $34 youth/$43 adults.

Teen Fashion, Image and Self Awareness Week, Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Hwy. 105, Palmer Lake. $150. Designed especially for teenage girls. June 14-18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more call 481-5982 or 481-0475.

Library Puppet Show. Free. With hilarious puppeteer Patti Smithsonian. Cheyenne Mountain Branch, 1791-D S. 8th St., June 3 at 10:30 a.m.; Ruth Holly Branch, 923 N. Murray Blvd., June 22 at 10:30 a.m.; East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., June 24 at 10:30 a.m.

Manitou Springs Arts Academy Summer Camps, 110 Pawnee Ave., Manitou Springs. $155-$175. Swirls, Slithers and Squiggles! June 21-24, June 28-July 1; Aqua-Essence, July 12-15, July 19-22. For more call 685-2141.

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. East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Monument Branch Library, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Dr., Thursdays at 7 p.m.

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