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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.

WEDNESDAY

Fall Community Bike Ride — 5:30-7:30 p.m., Nature and Wildlife Discovery Center, 5200 Nature Center Road, Pueblo, free; 549-2414, marketing@hikeandlearn.org.

Hiking

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

• Get Fit in the Garden Wellness Walk, 9 a.m. Wednesdays. Registration required.

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

• Rock Canyon, 9 a.m. Saturday, Visitor Center parking lot.

Cheyenne Mountain State Park — 410 JL Ranch Heights Road. Day pass $8 per vehicle; 576-2016.

• Junior Ranger Ecosystems Hike, for ages 7-12, 10 a.m.-noon Sunday, visitor center.

COTREX — Colorado’s official trails App; trails.colorado.gov.

Nature

Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo — 5200 Nature Center Road, Pueblo. Register: hikeandlearn.org.

• Weekend Raptor Talks, 11:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays-Sundays, free.

Rocky Mountain Raptor Program Classes — 720 East Vine Drive, Fort Collins, $60. Registration: 1-970-484-7756, rmrp.org.

• Identification: Falcons, Harriers, Accipters, Saturday.

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

• Junior Bird Club, for ages 8-15, begins 8-11 a.m. Saturday, $25 for six club meetings.

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

• Aiken Audubon Monthly Program, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, free.

• Kids’ Morning at Bear Creek: Becoming Invisible, for ages 6-11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, $15-$20.

Sunrise Nature/Wildlife Photo Shoot — Saturday mornings, Westcliffe, $55. Register: 1-303-823-6399, kennethwajda.com/naturewildlife/.

RUNNING

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.

Pikes Peak Road Runners — Cost and registration: pprrun.org.

• Fall Series II and Kids Fall Series II, 10:30 a.m., noon for kids run, Sunday, North Monument Valley Park.

SATURDAY

The Gallop 5K — 7 a.m. registration, run at 8 a.m., Garden of the Gods and Rock Ledge Ranch, $35 in advance, $45 at event; gallop5k.com.

Volunteering

North Cheyenne Cañon Park — Help with outdoor education at Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center; Aaron Rogers, 385-6089, arogers@springsgov.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, groundskeeping, leading tours and more, 4729 Twin Rocks Road, Divide; 687-9742.

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