Bass Pro Shops is putting on a FREE Family Summer Camp at participating locations every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday June 24-July 23. Check with your local store to find out exactly what’s going on, but most stores plan these activities: Catch & release pond (July 1-2 only) Kids’ crafts Kids’ games Workshops (e.g., hunting, archery, […]
Museum Free Days at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center give access to the FAC’s general admission offerings to the widest possible audiences in the Pikes Peak region. Museum Free Days, as a part of the FAC’s other free and reduced-fee programs (such as special military discounts through the Blue Star Theatres and Blue Star […]
The Colorado Springs Astronomical Society hosts a FREE family star party from 8:30 to 10 p.m. on Monday, June 12 at the Garden of the Gods. Members of the society will be in attendance with telescopes and information n about the night sky.All ages welcome. It’s held in the parking lot at the Garden of […]
Mueller State Park is has a full calendar of programs designed for every month of the year. Guided hikes take you into the backcountry to see and enjoy wildflowers and wildlife in summer, snow sports in winter. Children’s programs help them discover nature. Learn a new hobby in archery, fly fishing or water color painting. Enjoy […]
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 […]
National parks – “America’s Best Idea” – offer a wealth of free entertainment options. Admission is modest for what they have to offer (or you can wait for one of their FREE days – the next one is Tuesday, Aug. 25, National Park Service birthday). Even if you pay to get in, there are a […]
Learn lots about local history, biology and geology at events hosted at the Garden of the Gods, our amazing city park. The nature center programs there offer 1- to 2-hour programs, including nature hikes, lectures and classes. All are FREE bur preregistration is required by calling 219-0104 or by emailing email@example.com. There also are FREE […]
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 […]
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.
It’s easy to keep kids entertained with local library programs, and they’re FREE. Between Penrose Library, East Library, Library 21c and all the branches, there are programs almost every day somewhere. The list is way too long to publish here …. so for all the kids’ programs at the library, go ONLINE.