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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. Also African Rift Valley Tours begin at 10 a.m. daily until 4 p.m. For more call 633-9925 ext. 111.

Brazilian Capoeira Performance/Classes: 3228 N. Nevada. Kids class: $79/month; $10/2-week trial. New for children ages 4-6. Performance and Auction, Fri., June 18, 7:30-9 p.m. For more call 231-6833.

YMCA Summer Events: Garden Ranch YMCA, 2380 Montebello Dr. W. $30. Mega Sleepover, Ages 5-12. June 18, 6:30 p.m.-7 a.m. Call 494-8521.Southeast Family Center YMCA, 2190 Jet Wing Dr. All Day Pool Party, June 26. For more call 622-3568. Downtown Family YMCA, 207 N. Nevada Ave. $18-$27. Kids Saturday Night, June 26, 5:30 p.m. Call 329-7224.

Peace Camp, GLOBE Charter School, 2132 E. Bijou St. $69-$80/sliding scale available. Presented by The Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission. June 21-26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for ages 6-9 and July 12-17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. for ages 10-12. For more call 632-6189.

Pikes Peak Gem & Mineral Show, Phil Long Expo Center, 1515 Auto Mall Loop. $1.50-$4. Show theme: Rockhounding, A Family Affair. Sat., June 19 and Sun., June 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more call 632-9686.

ClayFest, Soda Springs Park, downtown Manitou Springs. Public free/potters $25. Prizes, music, demonstrations. Sat., June 19 and Sun. June 20. For more visit or call 685-5045.

Tri-Lakes Cruisers Car Show and Farmer's Market, Second St., Monument. Free. Great Father's Day outing. Sun., June 20, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. For more call 488-2142.

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 17, A Walk to Remember; June 24, The Truman Show. For more call 531-6333 ext. 1317. Also Teen Movie Trivia/Costume Contest Party, Free. Fri., June 25, 6:30-9 p.m. Register before June 23 at 531-6333 ext. 1309.

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: Creativity Without Words, June 15-18; A Creative Drama Adventure with Erica Skelcy, June 21 and 28; La Chica Cinderella, June 23; Making the Colors Sing, June 30; A Creative Drama Mystery with Erica Skelcy, June 21 and 28. Call 597-3344 for reservations.

Pioneers Museum Corps of Discovery Program, 215 S. Tejon St. $6. History Explorers: Exploring American Indian History for children ages 7-12. Sat., July 10, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For more call 385-5990.

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; Rock Canyon Waterslide, Fri., July 23, 9:45 a.m.-4 p.m. $10; Water World, Fri., July 30, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. $20.

Library Puppet Show. Free. With hilarious puppeteer Patti Smithsonian. 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.; Rockrimmon Branch, 832 Village Center Dr., June 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Fire Fighter Chili Cook-Off, downtown Colorado Springs. Benefits Muscular Dystrophy Assn. Fri., June 25, beginning at 4 p.m. For more call 260-8777.

The Shalom Center Programs, 601 E. Uintah. Group for Overwhelmed Parents, $35/week. Thursdays, 5:30-7 p.m. for 9 weeks starting June 17. Frameworks for Spiritual Health, $35/week. Thursdays, 7:30-9 p.m. for 10 weeks starting June 17. Call 635-1916 ext. 3 for more.

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