They call our national parks “America’s Best Idea,” and rightly so. Though our parks are in need of some upgrading, and admission fees have gone up a bit, they’re still a bargain. Even more so on FREE days. The National Park Service offers the following Entrance Fee Free Days this year: September 30: National Public […]
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 […]
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). Even if you pay to get in, there are a multitude of activities that don’t cost a penny. Here are a few […]
El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center offer a full slate of events and activities for all ages in September, including painting, photography, volunteer training,children’s programs and a bird count. To locate them, get their schedules and fees, visit www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com.
If you haven’t visited one of Colorado Springs’ unique museums, the Money Museum of the National Numismatic Association, which offers FREE admission once a month. Doors of the museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave., open at 10 a.m. that day. Explore the world of money for FREE on the third Saturday of each month. See rare and […]
At a time when funding and access to the arts are being reduced at both local and national levels, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College (FAC) is proud to announce reduced admission prices, special discounts, and extended hours – creating greater access for the Colorado Springs community. These changes are the first […]
If you love local history, one of the best attractions around is the El Pomar Penrose Heritage Museum which includes 3 galleries: the Carriage Collection, the Pikes Peak Hill Climb Experience, and the Western Heritage Collection. The Penrose Heritage Museum, is located at 11 Lake Circle, adjacent to Broadmoor Hall at The Broadmoor Hotel (next to […]
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 […]
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.
Looking to join kindred spirits for a weekly fun run? Check out “Gallop in the Garden” from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Garden of the Gods city park. Meet in the lower lobby of the visitor’s center on North 30th Street, across from the park entrance. It’s FREE but they ask you to preregister […]