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Climbing

UpaDowna Climb Nights — 6-8 p.m., second Tuesday, CityRock, 21 N. Nevada Ave., free. Register: upadowna.org/ programs.

Cycling

Colorado Springs Cycling Club — For all ages and abilities; bikesprings.org.

Hiking

Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center — 1805 N. 30th St., free; 219-0104.

• Daily Guided Nature Walks, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., meet north main parking lot.

Fountain Creek Nature Center — 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain. Register: 520-6745; tinyurl.com/yarxcazm.

• Valentine’s is for the Birds, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, $4.

Mueller State Park — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $8 per vehicle; 687-2366.

• Aspen Trail, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Preacher’s Hollow Trailhead.

• Outlook Ridge and Lost Pond, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Outlook Ridge Trailhead.

Rocky Mountain Trails — Information on more than 70 hikes; rockymountainhikingtrails.com.

SATURDAY

Winter Stroll — 9-11 a.m., Fox Run Regional Park, 2110 Stellar Drive, $3-$4. Registration: 520-6387; tinyurl.com/yarxcazm.

Old North End Neighborhood Walk — Hosted by the Falcon Wanderers Walking Club, start between 9 a.m. and noon and finish by 3 p.m., Luther Hall, 1515 N. Cascade Ave. Strollers and wheelchairs will have some difficulty, leashed pets allowed on trail, free; Curt Converse, 591-8193.

Nature

Fountain Creek Nature Center — 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain. Register: 520-6745; tinyurl.com/yarxcazm.

• 2s & 3s Outdoors: The Three Bears, for ages 2-3, 10-11:15 a.m. Thursday, $3.

• Valentine’s is for the Birds, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, $4.

Bear Creek Nature Center — 245 Bear Creek Road. Register: 520-6387; tinyurl.com/yarxcazm.

• Kids Night Out, 5:30-9 p.m. Friday, $15-$20.

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument — Florissant, entrance fee, $10 for 16 or older; 748-3253.

• Great Backyard Bird Count, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

Colorado Birding Trail — Coloradobirdingtrail.com lists places to see birds and wildlife.

Hutchinson Homestead Ranch and Learning Center Tours — Salida, $5, $3 for ages 8-16; 239-0955, hutchinsonhomestead.org.

Outdoor skills

Trouts Fly Fishing — 1303 E. Sixth Ave., Denver. Registration: 1-303-733-1434.

• Women Are Fly Umpqua Fly Tying 101, 5-6 p.m. Tuesday, free.

• Orvis 101, 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, free.

RUNNING

Gallop in the Garden — 4-6 p.m. Thursdays, Garden of the Gods Park, 1805 N. 30th St. Register: gardenofgods.com.

Thursday Night Run Club — 6 p.m. Thursdays, Old Chicago’s, 7115 Commerce Center Drive; 232-4656, facebook.com/ TNRCCOSprings.

Muldooniacs Running Club — 5K or 10K, Homestead Trail, meet 6 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Jose Muldoons, 5710 S. Carefree Circle; 574-5673, josemuldoons.com.

Volunteering

Bear Creek and Fountain Creek nature centers — Help with environmental education and visitor information; Paula Megorden, 520-6387, bcfcvolunteers@gmail.com.

Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center — Volunteer for the information desk; Bret Tennis, 219-0108.

Eleven Mile — Volunteer to help facilitate children’s craft and educational programs on Saturday mornings; Kristen, 748-3401, email park_interpreter@yahoo.com.

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center — Volunteers needed to work in the visitor center, grounds keeping, leading tours and more, 4729 Twin Rocks Road, Divide; 687-9742.

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