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Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, Jan. 10

January 9, 2018 Updated: January 10, 2018 at 7:46 am
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Quiz Master Aaron Retka asks questions during the Geeks Who Drink Star Wars trivia event Sunday, May 4, 2014 at McCabe's Tavern. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

 Here's a look at what's going on Wednesday in the Colorado Springs area:

    

TRIVIA

Trivia night in support of Empty Stocking Fund is scheduled 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at The Gold Room in downtown Colorado Springs. Tickets are $10 at the door with cash or check preferred. Prizes will be awarded, snacks will be provided and a cash bar available. Reservations are required. Email chelsey.walker@gazette.com to reserve your table. More information here.

                

HOLIDAY EVENTS

Through Jan. 15: Skate in the Park — Acacia Park, 115 E. Platte Ave., $10 per skater, including skate rental, free for children 4 and younger with paid admission. Go online for times; downtowncs.com/skate.

Through Jan. 27: Holiday Model Train Exhibit — Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd., $5-$9; wmmi.org.

MUSIC

Mike Sunjka — 6 p.m., Country Lodge
Springs Contemporary Jazz Band — 6 p.m., The Warehouse
Open Mic — 7 p.m., Ute Inn

    

STAGE

Through Jan. 24: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The King and I” — Buell Theatre, Denver, $30 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.

Through Feb. 14: “Beauty and the Beast” — Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, Johnstown, $29.95 and up. Go online for times and dates: coloradocandlelight.com.

Through April 22: “First Date” — Garner Galleria Theatre, Denver, $30 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.

      

ARTS

Through Jan. 15: “Touched by the Hands of God: Michelangelo’s Models” — Loveland Art Museum, Loveland; sdc-arts.org.

Through Jan. 14: Billy Schenck: “The Myth of the West” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

Through Jan. 14: “Her Paris: Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism” — Denver Art Museum, Denver. Go online for admission prices: denverartmuseum.org.

Through Jan. 20: “Western Traditions” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

Works by Michael Malta — Through Jan. 15, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694, academyframe@gmail.com.

Raven Chacon: “Lightning Speak” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Jan. 21, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
Jennifer Steinkamp: “Judy Crook”
— Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College,  30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Jan. 21, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
Steven Durow: “Heartland”
— Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Jan. 21, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

Works by Jerry Thompson Guynn and Joan Judge — Through Jan. 30, Arati Artist Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave.; 636-1901, aratiartists.com.

Renee Reiko Campbell — Through Feb. 7, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694, tinyurl.com/yben5ukw.

Through Feb. 11: “Whimsy” — Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street, Denver. botanicgardens.org.

High School Student Ceiling Tile Competition Exhibit — Through Feb. 14, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694, tinyurl.com/yben5ukw.

Through Feb. 18: “Hung Liu: Transformation” — Loveland Museum, Loveland; lovelandmuseumgallery.org.

“Glocase” — Works by GLO, through Feb. 19, Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 111; info@culturaloffice.org.
“Iconoclasm” — Through March 17, GOCA 121, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 100; tinyurl.com/y96umhvk.
FAC Legacy Series: “Adolf Dehn and the American Land” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through March 18, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

Work by Teri Homick — The Principal’s Office, 1604 W. Cascade Ave. Exhibit runs through March 31; themodbo.com.

“Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance” — Through November 2018, Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave.; 632-2646, money.org.

        

OUT THERE

The Colorado Springs Cycling Club — For all ages and abilities; bikesprings.org.

Helen Hunt Falls Visitor Center — 3440 N. Cheyenne Canon Road; cheyennecanon.org/visitor-centers.
Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center sponsored hikes
— 1805 N. 30th St., free; 219-0104. Daily Guided Nature Walks, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., meet north main parking lot.

Mueller State Park hikes — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $7 per vehicle; 687-2366.

Nature programs at Mueller State Park — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $7/vehicle; 687-2366.

Hikes at Cheyenne Mountain State Park — 410 JL Ranch Heights Road. Day pass $7 per vehicle. Reservations: 576-2016.

Nature programs at Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center — 1805 N. 30th St., free; 219-0108.

Bear Creek Nature Center hikes — 245 Bear Creek Road. Reservations: 520-6387.

Nature programs at Bear Creek Nature Center — 245 Bear Creek Road. Reservations: 520-6387.

Nature programs at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument — Florissant, entrance fee, $5 for 16 or older; tinyurl.com/ych86slb.
Nature programs at Fountain Creek Nature Center — 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain. Reservations: 520-6745.

Hutchinson Homestead Ranch and Learning Center Tours — Salida, $5, $3 for ages 8-16; 239-0955, hutchinsonhomestead.org.
The Colorado Birding Trail websiteColoradobirdingtrail.com, information about places to observe birds and other wildlife.

Rocky Mountain Hiking Trails — With information on more than 70 hikes; rockymountainhikingtrails.com.

    

     

RUNNING

Colorado Springs Running Club  — 7:30 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. 45- to 60-minute runs, free; 635-3833. For a list of runs and events, go to corunco.com.

Pikes Peak Road Runners — Go online for information, cost and registration: pprrun.org

 

 

COMMUNITY

Through Jan. 10: The Gazette-El Pomar Foundation Empty Stocking Fund Events — Check fillanemptystocking.org or call 476-1673 for list of events.

TreeCycle — 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, through Jan. 31, Rocky Top Resources, 1775 E. Las Vegas St.; 520-7878, treecyclecos.org.

Nominations for Recipients of the 2018 HOPE Award — Nominations to honor individuals and businesses that provide exceptional services and assistance to people with Cerebral palsy/neuro-motor disabilities and their families accepted through Feb. 1. Information: cpacs@msn.com.

                

 VOLUNTEERING

Catamount Institute — 2740 E. Caramillo St.; 471-0910, catamountinstitute.org.
     Volunteer Training, 5:30-7 p.m. Jan. 18.
Fountain Creek Nature Center — 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain. Registration: 520-6745.
     MLK Service Day, 10 a.m.-noon Jan. 20.
Mueller State Park — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide, needs volunteers for naturalist programs, backcountry trail maintenance, newsletter editing or work in the visitor center. Training is provided; 687-2366.
Bear Creek and Fountain Creek nature centers — Needs volunteers to help with environmental education programs and visitor information services; Paula Megorden, 520-6387, bcfcvolunteers@gmail.com.



   

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