Outdoor Events in the Colorado Springs Area Starting March 7 | Events Calendars

Note: Events may be canceled due to COVID-19.

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Cycling

SATURDAY

Peddalin’ St. Pat’s Family, 30K and 50K Rides – Trail’s End Tasting Room, 3103 W. Colorado Ave., $35. Registration: csstpats.com.

Hiking

Bear Creek Nature Center — 245 Bear Creek Road. Registration: 719-520-6387; communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers.

• Active Adults: COS History Walk Women’s Voices, Women’s Lives: Celebrating the 19th Amendment, 10-11:30 am March 19, $5-$6.

Fountain Creek Nature Center — 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain. Registration: 719-520-6745; communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers.

• Active adults: Full Worm Moon conference and hike, 7 to 9 p.m., March 18, $4 to $5.

MARCH 19

St. Patrick’s Day Volksmarch — Hosted by Falcon Wanderers Walking Club, departs 8:30 a.m.–noon, Modern Woodmen of America, 2924 N. Beacon St. Strollers may follow the route, wheelchairs are not recommended, pets on leashes are permitted on trails; Meg McDevitt, 719-271-6916, Dan Forbeck, 719-648-3176, falconwanderers.org.

Nature

Bear Creek Nature Center — 245 Bear Creek Road. Registration: 719-520-6387; communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers.

• Nature Explorers: Green is Great, for ages 4-5, 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m. on March 17, $3.

• Children’s evening: Full Moon Celebration, 5:30 to 9 p.m. March 18, $15 to $20.

Garden of the Gods Nature and Visitor Center — 1805 N. 30th St. Listing: gardenofgods.com/things-to-do/things-1/calendar.

• We Dig Dinosaurs, for 8-12 year olds with an adult, 3.30-4.30pm on Tuesdays.

• Amazing Animal Adaptation, for ages 8 to 12 with an adult, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, $5.

• Why wolves in Colorado? 1:30 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. Saturday, $5.

• Ecology of fire, 3:15 to 4:15 p.m., March 15, $3.

• ExperiMental, for 9-14 year olds with an adult, 1:30-2:30 p.m. on March 14 or 28, $5.

Fountain Creek Nature Center — 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain. Registration: 719-520-6745; communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers.

• 2s & 3s Outdoor – Playful Prairie Dogs, 2-3 years old, 10-11:15 am Thursday-Friday, $3.

Colorado Birdwatching TrailColoradobirdingtrail.com lists places to watch birds and wildlife.

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center — 4729 Twin Rocks Road, Division. Limited tours available. Registration: 719-687-9742, wolfeducation.org.

outdoor skills

Trout fly fishing — 1025 Zuni St., Denver. Registration: 303-733-1434, troutsflyfishing.com.

• Fly tying 201, 6 to 7 p.m., March 16, $50.

Functioning

Garden of the Gods Nature and Visitor Center — 1805 N. 30th St. 1805 N. 30th St. Listing: gardenofgods.com/things-to-do/things-1/calendar.

• Gallop in the garden 5 km, from 3 pm to 5 pm on Thursdays until March 31; gardenofgods.com/things-to-do/things-1/5k-fun-run.

Pikes Peak Road Runners — Go online for events: pprrun.org.

SATURDAY

5k St. Patrick’s Day and Leprechaun Fun Run — 5k 10-11 a.m., Fun Run 11 a.m.-noon, 106 N. Tejon St., $10-$35. Registration: csstpats.com.

snow sports

UNTIL MARCH 31

Snowshoe walks led by Rocky Mountain National Park rangers — Open to all levels of experience from 8 years old; 970-586-1206, nps.gov/romo/planyourvisit/ranger-led-snowshoe-walks.htm.

Volunteering

Numerous state parks are looking for volunteers. For more information, visit tinyurl.com/y9qafa2o.

Ads are published according to available space. Information by e-mail at least two weeks in advance: listings@gazette.com.

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