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. Doors open at 10 a.m. There will be artist demonstrations at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The center is located at 30 W. Dale St.
Summertime means plenty of opportunity to get outdoors, away from TV and video games, and enjoy nature at its best. If there is a nature center in your city, check out the programs for both kids and adults – they’re usually FREE or just charge a few bucks to cover costs. But maybe you’d rather […]
There are dozens of things to do with kids over the summer – and many of them are FREE. First of all,, check the local library schedules for endless entertainment for everyone from toddlers to teens. Go to www.ppld.org to see what’s happening. Also, the El Paso County nature centers at Bear Creek and Fountain […]
For a smokin’ good time, blaze up to the Leadville BBQ & Brew Festival on Friday and Saturday June 22-23, 2018. At this KCBS competition, savor mouthwatering BBQ from the country’s best pit masters and cold Colorado microbrews. Tap your toes to live music on the festival stage and at the historic Tabor Opera House both nights. Enjoy a car […]
When it comes time to make New Year’s resolutions, we often focus on self-improvement: losing weight, having more fun, getting organized. But don’t forget that it’s important to do things that make you happy. That’s why you should make a resolution this year to have more fun and do more of the things that make […]
In an effort to maximize learning opportunities and foster a lifelong love and appreciation for the arts with area youth, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College (FAC) is proud to announce the Passport to the Arts program for fourth grade students and their families. This is one of many new offerings to […]
The Pikes Peak Library District is urging you to visit Colorado’s state parks. And they;’re making it free and easy to do. Reserve your free State Parks Pass and Backpack today by clicking here! This program is a partnership with the Colorado Department of Education, State Library, local library systems, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife. […]
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.
It’s a city park that vies with national parks for stunning beauty. We’re talking, of course, about the Garden of the Gods. The Colorado Springs city park not only has acres of gorgeous and sometimes whimsical red sandstone formations, but also plenty of acreage for hiking and mountain biking. Take a ranger-guided tour if you […]