The Board of El Paso County Commissioners are celebrating the ever-expanding role that local libraries play in the region by honoring Library Week 2017 that runs from April 9 through 15. The Pikes Peak Library District, which formed in 1962, served more than 3.4 million people in 2016 at its 14 branches as well as […]
Time was, the prom meant a new dress (or a sister’s hand-me-down) and your date, who wore a suit and brought a corsage, picked you up in his own (or parents’) car and you went to the dance and then home. Any teen-ager today would laugh at such an idea. When my own kids were […]
Head to the library for its FREE 2nd Sunday Concert series highlighting local musicians. It’s happening at Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, 2-3 p.m. on the second Sunday of every month. For more information, call 884-9800.
It seems as if advertisements for kids’ parties are everywhere I go — restaurants, gymnastics studios, the YMCA, hair salons, on and on. It only makes sense that all of these places want in on the kid party scam; they know they can make a fortune hosting one. While it might be easier to have […]
Military members and their families can take advantage of uncounted discounts through a terrific local Web site, http://springsbargains.com/military-discounts/ I mean, they offer discounts on everything from auto parts to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Get discounts on bikes, books, hair cuts, restaurants — you name it! The list is ever-changing, so check it often.
Join the Colorado Springs Science Center for Science on Tap every second Monday of the month at Jack Quinn’s in downtown Colorado Springs. Presenters begin at 6:30 pm (with food and drink available for purchase beginning at 6 pm.). A wide variety of fascinating topics are presented by local scientists for informal discussion, and the relaxed […]
Cutting the cord is all the rage these days, with people of all ages ditching their expensive cable TV service for online options. If you have favorite shows that you are worried about missing if you get rid of cable, look to these alternatives to fill in the gap, and save a few bucks along […]
Hooked on Books, Southern Colorado’s largest used book store, has lots of great deals on books (including some new). You knew that. But they also have FREE coffee and Wi-Fi. It’s a cozy place to read and write, enjoy a cuppa coffee and use their Wi-Fi for research. In addition to a place to nurture your creativity and reading, there are 200,000 books […]
Manitou Springs is famous for its multitude of fine art galleries. Nearly a dozen of them join forces to present Third Friday ArtWalks, serving FREE light refreshments. It’s a lovely way to spend a summer evening, and you might even find a piece of sculpture or a paintng you just can’t live without! Participating galleries include […]
If you patronize Cinemark and Tinseltown movie theaters, you need to know about this deal! Sign up for Cinemark’s Weekly Email, and enjoy great discounts and values at your favorite Cinemark Theatre. You’ll get an email most Wednesdays thatinclude FREE Weekly Concession Coupons (a new coupon offer emailed each week) on such things as drinks and snacks, […]