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 […]
Colorado Parks and Wildlife encourages outdoor enthusiasts and recreationists get out and enjoy Colorado’s trails. Get outdoors and experience the unique panorama of Colorado while horseback riding, hiking, biking or off-highway vehicle riding on more than 30,000 miles of trails throughout the state.Accept the challenge to explore a nearby trail, learn a new outdoor skills, or […]
Looking for a fun way to spend a day? Take a ranger-guided tour at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in Florissant. A variety of programs will be offered throughout the summer which includes ranger talks, guided walks, science demonstrations at an excavation site, a fossil discovery lab and much more. Call ahead for times and schedules. […]
Looking for an inexpensive day trip? Think about the town of Golden, just west of Denver. They have a dozen or more things to do that don’t cost a dime. Visit the Coors Brewery for a FREE tour and a sample or two. Take a FREE tour of the historic Boettcher mansion, view a buffalo herd,.or […]
Fall means fun at Cheyenne Mountain State Park. Celebrate the changing seasons with yoga in the park, geocaching and family mystery hikes. Every Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9 a.m., enjoy Yoga in the Park at the Visitor Center. Beginners welcome. Occasionally, classes are moved or cancelled so call ahead at 576-2016 or go online to […]
Want to know more about art? Take a family-oriented tour of the galleries of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 20 W. Dale St. Integrating art and learning you will explore Native American, Hispanic, Latin American, and Modern American Art.Explore the Tactile Gallery for a hands-on art experience and see the newly installed John James […]
Library 21c has two makerspaces available for public use at no cost, Make and Make II. In order to use any machine in either space, you must first take the Makerspace Safety Class and then contact them to make an appointment. Due to popularity and demand, they have a queue for appointments with staff for use of […]
If you’re a movie lover on a budget, mark your calendar for Tuesdays. Cinemark offers its weekly Discount Day every Tuesday at participating locations. Ticket prices range from $1 to $5.75, depending on the location. (There is an upcharge for 3-D films.) The offer is not valid for new movies on opening day, specially priced […]