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The children's summer reading program is underway at the Pikes Peak Library District and this year's theme is Make a Splash Read!. One of the events that is in celebration of the program was held at the Sand Creek Library on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Singer Eric Herman got the children dancing with his songs. Herman's song "The Elephant Song" has gotten 10 million hits on YouTube. The reading program runs throughout the summer and children can register to receive prizes for their reading at either their local branch or online with the Pikes Peak Library District. Herman will perform his show one more time at the East Library at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
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Remy Ma speaks at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
FILE - In this July 21, 2015, file photo, author John Green attends the premiere of "Paper Towns" in New York. The author of the million-selling "The Fault in Our Stars" has a new novel coming Oct. 10, Dutton Books announced Thursday, June 22, 2017. The book is called "Turtles All the Way Down" and tells of a 16-year girl in search of a missing billionaire as she struggles with mental illness. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Photo by Jerilee Bennett-Tuesday, July 4, 2000-Per Ekland heads for the finish line to win the Pikes Peak open division of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb.
Keira Smith, 4, pets a donkey before the Donkey Derby Race at Donkey Days Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Cripple Creek. Photo by James Wooldridge, The Gazette
Hundreds of people from all over the United States came out to celebrate the annual Donkey Derby Days held in Cripple Creek on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Photo by Susannah Kay, The Gazette
The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Fan Fest took over downtown Colorado Springs Friday evening, June 24, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
"The Firebird" - 7 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, through July 7, Simpich Showcase, 2413 W. Colorado Ave.