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Cycling

Pizzeria Rustica Cycling Club — 2 p.m. second Sundays, Pizzeria Rustica, 2527 W. Colorado Ave.; pizzeriarustica.com.

SUNDAY

Monarch Crest Crank — 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monarch Crest Trail and Riverfront Park, Salida, $85. Registration: monarchcrestcrank.com/registration.

Fall Colors Multi-Day Cycling and Photography Tour — Begins 2 p.m., Snowmass Village. Cost and registration: tinyurl.com/yyovx7tl.

Hiking

Nature and Wildlife Discover Center — 9112 Mountain Park, Beulah. Register: hikeandlearn.org.

• Autumn Equinox Hike, 9 a.m.-noon Sunday, $5-$10.

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

• Aspen and School Pond, 8 a.m. Tuesday, School Pond Trailhead.

• School Pond and Stoner Mill, 9 a.m. Tuesday, School Pond Trailhead.

• Elk Meadow an Peak View Pond, 8 a.m. Thursday, Elk Meadow Trailhead.

• Cahill and Buffalo Rock, 8 a.m. Saturday, Grouse Mountain Trailhead.

• Turkey Cabin Overlook, 9 a.m.Saturday, Camper Services.

• Elk Bugling, 6:15 p.m. Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 26, Grouse Mountain Trailhead.

• Homestead, 2 p.m. Sunday, Homestead Trailhead.

Nature

Rocky Mountain Conservancy Field Institute — 1895 Fall River Road, Estes Park. Register: rmconservancy.org.

• Photographing the Wildlife of Kawuneeche, Thursday-Saturday.

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.

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

• Touch Table: Aspen, 3 p.m. Saturday, Visitor Center.

• Touch Table: Horns and Antlers, 10 a.m. Sunday, Visitor Center.

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

• Same Tree Different Day, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, $5.

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

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

• Night Sky Program, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Visitor Center.

RUNNING

Achilles International Pikes Peak Running Club — Nonprofit that uses the power of running to bring hope, inspiration and joy of achievement to people with disabilities, 6:15 p.m. meet and sign in; 6:30-7:30 p.m. run, walk or wheel, Mondays, Colorado Running Co., University Village Center, 5262 N. Nevada Ave., Suite 140; Laura, 331-1011.

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

• HEARS 5K Experience, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Bear Creek Park East.

• Be Ovary Aware 5K Run and 3K Walk, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, America The Beautiful Park.

Volunteering

North Cheyenne Cañon Park — Help with outdoor education at Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center; Aaron Rogers, 385-6089, arogers@springsgov.com.

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

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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