Things to do with kids – August 2016

By: Gazette Parents
February 29, 2016 Updated: August 2, 2016 at 3:52 pm
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Things to do with kids – July 2016

  

1 Friday

CRETACEOUS CREATURES BY THE DINOSAUR RESOURCE CENTER

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., ppld.org

 

STORYTIME

“Can I Tell You a Secret?” by Anna King.

Info: 10:30 a.m. July 1 and 2, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East, 637-8282; barnesandnoble.com

 

CHEERFUL CHICKENS

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Rockrimmon Library Branch, 832 Village Center Drive, ppld.org

 

ERIC WEST’S MUSIC FOR KIDS

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St., ppld.org

 

THE BOO HOO CREW

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, ppld.org

 

2 Saturday

STORYTIME

“Hello, My Name is Octicorn” by Kevin Diller.

Info: 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East, 637-8282; barnesandnoble.com

 

5 Tuesday

DYNAMIC DANCE PARTIES

Free

Info: 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, ppld.org

 

READY, SET...DRINK WATER BY COLORADO SPRINGS UTILITIES

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Ruth Holley Library Branch, 685 N. Murray Blvd., ppld.org

 

CHEERFUL CHICKENS

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Monument Library Branch, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive, Monument, ppld.org

 

6 Wednesday

SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL

Free

Info: 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., ppld.org

 

READY, SET...DRINK WATER BY COLORADO SPRINGS UTILITIES

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Sand Creek Library Branch, 1821 S. Academy Blvd., ppld.org

 

CRITTERS GALORE BY KATHY’S KRITTERS

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Fountain Library Branch, 230 S. Main St., Fountain, ppld.org

 

HAVE A FIELD DAY

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., ppld.org

 

DYNAMIC DANCE PARTIES

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Palmer Lake Library Branch, 66 Lower Glenway, Palmer Lake, ppld.org

 

YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM

For ages 13 and older, Free

Info: 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, July 6-Aug. 3, Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive. Registration: tinyurl.com/zd49k3x

 

7 Thursday

NATURE ADVENTURES – FROGS AND FRIENDS

For children ages 3-6, with an adult, $3 per person. Reservations required.

Info: 9-10:30 a.m., Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, 520-6745

 

ERIC WEST’S MUSIC FOR KIDS

Free

Info: 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., ppld.org

 

BUSY BEES

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., High Prairie Library, 7035 Old Meridian Road, Falcon, ppld.org

 

CHEERFUL CHICKENS

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Manitou Springs Library, 701 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, ppld.org

 

READY, SET...DRINK WATER BY COLORADO SPRINGS UTILITIES

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Cheyenne Mountain Branch Library, 1785 S. 8th St., ppld.org

 

8 Friday

READY, SET...DRINK WATER BY COLORADO SPRINGS UTILITIES

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, ppld.org

 

STORYTIME

“Squirrel Me Timbers” by Louise Pigott.

Info: 10:30 a.m. July 8 and 9, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East, 637-8282; barnesandnoble.com

 

DYNAMIC DANCE PARTIES

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., ppld.org

 

CRITTERS GALORE BY KATHY’S KRITTERS

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St., ppld.org

 

CRETACEOUS CREATURES BY THE DINOSAUR RESOURCE CENTER

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Rockrimmon Library Branch, 832 Village Center Drive, ppld.org

 

9 Saturday

CHEERFUL CHICKENS

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Ute Pass Branch Library, 8010 Severy Ave., Cascade, ppld.org

 

STORYTIME

“Daisy Head Mayzie” by Dr. Seuss.

Info: 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East, 637-8282; barnesandnoble.com

 

12 Tuesday

GAMES OF THE IMAGINATION WITH BETH EPLEY

Free

Info: 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, ppld.org

 

CHEERFUL CHICKENS

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Ruth Holley Library Branch, 685 N. Murray Blvd., ppld.org

 

WAG THAT TALE BY DENISE GARD AND SIENNA

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Manitou Springs Library, 701 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, ppld.org

 

PIKES PEAK OR BUST RODEO PARADE

Free

Info: 6:30 p.m., Tejon Street, from St. Vrain Street to Vermijo Avenue, pikespeakorbust.org

 

13 Wednesday

CRITTERS GALORE BY KATHY’S KRITTERS

Free

Info: 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., ppld.org

 

READY, SET...DRINK WATER BY COLORADO SPRINGS UTILITIES

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., ppld.org

 

BUSY BEES

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Palmer Lake Library Branch, 66 Lower Glenway, Palmer Lake, ppld.org

 

HAVE A FIELD DAY

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Sand Creek Library Branch, 1821 S. Academy Blvd., ppld.org

 

WAG THAT TALE BY DENISE GARD AND SIENNA

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Fountain Library Branch, 230 S. Main St., Fountain, ppld.org

 

PIKES PEAK OR BUST RODEO

Go online for ticket prices.

7:15 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 12:45 p.m. Saturday, July 13-16, Norris-Penrose Event Center, 1045 Lower Gold Camp Road, pikespeakorbust.org

 

14 Thursday

WAG THAT TALE BY DENISE GARD AND SIENNA

Free

Info: 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., ppld.org

 

GAMES OF THE IMAGINATION WITH BETH EPLEY

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Manitou Springs Library, 701 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, ppld.org

 

HAVE A FIELD DAY

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., High Prairie Library, 7035 Old Meridian Road, Falcon, ppld.org

 

THE ELSTUN’S MAGIC: STRENGTH IN NUMBERS SHOW

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Cheyenne Mountain Branch Library, 1785 S. 8th St., ppld.org

 

SUMMER MOVIE NIGHT SERIES

“Goonies,” Free

Info: Activities at 7 p.m., with movie at dusk, Clock Tower, Jackson Creek Marketplace, Monument, monumentcolorado.org/community-events/movie-nights

 

15 Friday

THE ELSTUN’S MAGIC: STRENGTH IN NUMBERS SHOW

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., ppld.org

 

STORYTIME

“Warning: Do Not Open This Book” by Adam Lehrhaupt.

Info: 10:30 a.m. July 15 and 16, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East, 637-8282; barnesandnoble.com

 

DYNAMIC DANCE PARTIES

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Rockrimmon Library Branch, 832 Village Center Drive, ppld.org

 

GAMES OF THE IMAGINATION WITH BETH EPLEY

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St., ppld.org

 

HAVE A FIELD DAY

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, ppld.org

 

16 Saturday

STORYTIME

“Are We There Yet?” by Dan Santat.

Info: 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East, 637-8282; barnesandnoble.com

 

19 Tuesday

CRITTERS GALORE BY KATHY’S KRITTERS

Free

Info: 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, ppld.org

 

SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Ruth Holley Library Branch, 685 N. Murray Blvd., ppld.org

 

DYNAMIC DANCE PARTIES

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Monument Library Branch, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive, Monument, ppld.org

 

20 Wednesday

THE ELSTUN’S MAGIC: STRENGTH IN NUMBERS SHOW

Free

Info: 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., ppld.org

 

SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., ppld.org

 

DYNAMIC DANCE PARTIES

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Fountain Library Branch, 230 S. Main St., Fountain, ppld.org

 

WAG THAT TALE BY DENISE GARD AND SIENNA

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Sand Creek Library Branch, 1821 S. Academy Blvd., ppld.org

 

GAMES OF THE IMAGINATION WITH BETH EPLEY

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Palmer Lake Library Branch, 66 Lower Glenway, Palmer Lake, ppld.org

 

21 Thursday

 

TWOS AND THREES OUTDOORS – ROLYPOLY-OLOGY

For ages 2 and 3, $3 per person including adults and siblings. Reservations required.

Info: 9-10:15 a.m., Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, 520-6745

 

BE-BOP AND ZIPPER RACE TO THE FINISH

Free

Info: 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., ppld.org

 

HAVE A FIELD DAY

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Manitou Springs Library, 701 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, ppld.org

 

CHEERFUL CHICKENS

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., Cheyenne Mountain Branch Library, 1785 S. 8th St., ppld.org

 

WAG THAT TALE BY DENISE GARD AND SIENNA

Free

Info: 10:30 a.m., High Prairie Library, 7035 Old Meridian Road, Falcon, ppld.org

 

22 Friday

STORYTIME

“I Wanna Be a Great Big Dinosaur” by Heather McKenzie.

Info: 10:30 a.m. July 22 and 23, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East, 637-8282; barnesandnoble.com

 

23 Saturday

STORYTIME

“Too Many Moose” by Lisa Bakos.

Info: 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East, 637-8282; barnesandnoble.com

 

27 Wednesday

NATURE EXPLORERS - LEARNING FROM LORAX

Children, ages 4 - 5 with an adult, will enjoy hands-on activities, puppet shows or stories, crafts, and a hike, $3 per person. Reservations required.

Info: 9-10:30 a.m., Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road, 520-6387

 

28 Thursday

LITTLE WONDERS - FLYING FLOWERS: BUTTERFLIES

Discover the world of nature with your 2 or 3 year-old. Interactive activities and a short hike make this the perfect introduction to the outdoors for your child. $3 per person. Reservations required.

Info: 9-10:15 a.m., Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road, 520-6387

 

SUMMER MOVIE NIGHT SERIES

“Wall-E,” Free

Info: Activities at 7 p.m., with movie at dusk, Clock Tower, Jackson Creek Marketplace, Monument, monumentcolorado.org/community-events/movie-nights

 

29 Friday

STORYTIME

“Bug Zoo” by Andy Harkness.

Info: 10:30 a.m. July 29 and 30, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East, 637-8282; barnesandnoble.com

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