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click to enlarge listings10.gif: Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper - Grass Lane, Fountain, 520-6745. Free admission, - programs vary in cost. Offers interactive exhibits, nature - trails, guided and self-guided programs, Junior Ranger - program, special events and more. New youth volunteer - programs for ages 12 and up available. Visit - elpasoco.com/parks for more. Stewardship Saturdays, - volunteer workdays on Saturdays, 8:30-11:30 a.m. - Pajamas in the Park Overnight: Going Batty! On Fri., Oct. - 21, 4 p.m. to Sat., Oct. 22, 9 a.m. Jack-O-Lantern Trail - Oct. 29-30, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Pumpkin Carving Contest on - Sat., Oct. 29, 9 a.m.
  • listings10.gif: Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, 520-6745. Free admission, programs vary in cost. Offers interactive exhibits, nature trails, guided and self-guided programs, Junior Ranger program, special events and more. New youth volunteer programs for ages 12 and up available. Visit elpasoco.com/parks for more. Stewardship Saturdays, volunteer workdays on Saturdays, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Pajamas in the Park Overnight: Going Batty! On Fri., Oct. 21, 4 p.m. to Sat., Oct. 22, 9 a.m. Jack-O-Lantern Trail Oct. 29-30, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Pumpkin Carving Contest on Sat., Oct. 29, 9 a.m.

Cool Science Day, UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. $5. Kids ages 5 and up can participate in four science sessions like building catapults, developing black and white photographs and making slime. Parents need to accompany children. Sat., Oct. 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 389-6431 for more.

click to enlarge listings11.gif:  Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Activities, 4250 - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road, 633-9925. Featuring - Dinosaurs at the Zoo exhibit. What are dinosaurs doing - at the zoo? They are extinct! Go see their exhibit and - find out. Enjoy Boo at the Zoo Halloween Events on Oct. - 21-23 and Oct. 28-30, 5:30-8 p.m. Fall camps include - Art for Animals on Oct. 28-29, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • listings11.gif: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Activities, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road, 633-9925. Featuring Dinosaurs at the Zoo exhibit. What are dinosaurs doing at the zoo? They are extinct! Go see their exhibit and find out. Enjoy Boo at the Zoo Halloween Events on Oct. 21-23 and Oct. 28-30, 5:30-8 p.m. Fall camps include Art for Animals on Oct. 28-29, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Paying for College Workshop, Central High School Auditorium, 216 E. Orman Ave., Pueblo. Free. A workshop presented by The Sallie Mae Fund that explains the benefits of an education beyond high school and discusses financial aid and resources available to help with the college admission process. One student will win a $1,000 scholarship. Sat., Oct. 22. RSVP at 877/840-8224.

College Unranked: Affirming Educational Values in College Admissions, Louisa Performing Arts Center, 21 Broadmoor Ave. Free. Learn from Lloyd Thacker, founder and director of the Education Conservancy, about the college application process. Tues., Oct. 25, 7 p.m. Call Jana at 475-9747 ext. 109 for more.

click to enlarge listings3.gif: MOMS Club Open House, Fire Station #19 - on Research Parkway. An information table with info, - crafts and music activities for stay-at-home moms and - their children in ZIP codes 80918 and 80920. Mon., Oct. - 24, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Visit momsclubcosne.org for more.
  • listings3.gif: MOMS Club Open House, Fire Station #19 on Research Parkway. An information table with info, crafts and music activities for stay-at-home moms and their children in ZIP codes 80918 and 80920. Mon., Oct. 24, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Visit momsclubcosne.org for more.

Children's Harvest Party, Pulpit Rock Church, 301 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Twenty tickets free, additional tickets 10 for a dollar. There will be rooms with themed activities, big air jumpers and candy for kids ages preschool through 5th grade. Fri., Oct. 28, 6-9 p.m. Call Sarah at 598-6767 ext. 117 for more.

Buell Children's Museum, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/295-7200, sdc-arts.org. Admission of $3-$4. Featuring hands-on family fun with The Way West through Nov. 5. Discover art, activities, horses and games from the days of the Wild West.

Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration Events, various locations, call 597-3344 or visit imaginationcelebration.org for more. Featuring Just 4 Us, classes for kids ages 2 to 5 and their parents on Nov. 1, 8, 15, 10 a.m.; Dec. 6, 13, 20, 10 a.m. Bizarre Bazaar Bash (a FUNd-raiser for adults) on Thurs., Oct. 27, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

The Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, 201 S. Fairview St., Woodland Park, 686-1820, rmdrc.com. Featuring new exhibit Archelon, a giant marine turtle. Alan Dean Foster signs his books (including Dinotopia Lost and Chronicles of Riddick) and presents a lecture, "Enraptored," on Mon., Oct. 24, 2 and 7 p.m. He will be present on Oct. 25 for signings as well. Learn about space exploration during "60 Minutes in Space" on Fri., Oct. 28, 6 p.m. Trick or treat with the dinosaurs on Mon., Oct. 31, 4-6 p.m.

Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/295-7200. Featuring Missoula Children's Theater in The Jungle Book, Fri., Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Oct. 29, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Alexander Who's Not Not Not Not Not Not Going To Move on Sat., Nov. 26, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Berenstein Bears on Stage! on Sat., Feb. 18, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Riders in the Sky on Sat., March 11, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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