El Paso County joins the City of Colorado Springs in encouraging residents impacted by the Waldo Canyon Fire to help commemorate the five-year anniversary of the June 2012 wildfire with a FREE community picnic and concert. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs to Mountain Shadows Community Park for an evening to share memories, food, fun, […]
The Margarita’s Sunset Patio Lounge is open for the season. The patio will open daily at 4:30 pm Tuesday-Saturday throughout the summer with live music Wednesday-Friday evenings at 6:30-ish. Come every Wednesday for The Eclectic Jazz of Crystal and The Curious. Also hear bluegrass, folk and top 40 tunes on various nights. The Dinner and a Movie […]
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.
Involving children with cheap activities this summer will help to not only keep your kids entertained, but will also ensure they’re tired come the end of the day. But coming up with ideas that don’t cost a fortune can sometimes be a problem. Maybe a list of free/cheap summer fun activities will help keep your kids […]
Cinemark opens the doors on its Summer Movie Clubhouse with 10 family-friendly flicks for $5, when purchased in advance. Punchcards for the $5-for-10 movie special are available at participating theaters’ box offices or online. Without a punchcard, it’s still a great deal at $1 per film. The 10-week film fest begins in late May or […]
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 […]
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 […]