Things to do with kids – August 2015

 

1 Saturday

PEE WEE PARADE AND FAIR

Calling all children and those that love them. Meet at the Wichita Parking lot on Manitou Ave near Pawnee Ave to decorate yourself and your wagon, stroller, etc for the parade leaving at 10 a.m. Parade down the sidewalk to Soda Springs park where some fun activities await, from face painting to a live pig, free.

Info: 9:30 a.m., Wichita Parking lot on Manitou Avenue near Pawnee Avenue, Manitou Springs, tinyurl.com/ptwjovy

LEGO CLUB

Free.

Info: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, ppld.org

LIBRARY LEGOS

Free.

Info: 3 p.m., Sand Creek Library Branch, 1821 S. Academy Blvd., ppld.org

COLORADO SPRINGS SKY SOX VS. IOWA CUBS

Go online for ticket prices.

Info: 6:05 p.m. Aug. 1, 5:05 p.m. Aug. 2, 6:35 p.m. Aug. 3 and 4, Security Service Field, 4385 Tutt Blvd., www.skysox.com

THE BUBBLE CIRCUS

$12.

Info: 7 p.m. Aug. 1 and 2, the Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St., themat.org

 

3 Monday

TWEEN MAKE MONDAY

For ages 9-12, free.

Info: 4 p.m., Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, ppld.org

SPANISH MUSIC LINGUA

Pre-registration required, open to first 20 children, free.

Info: 6-7 p.m. Aug. 3 and 17, Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, ppld.org

 

4 Tuesday

FAMILY CRAFT NIGHT

For ages 7-12 with adult, free.

Info: 6:30-8 p.m., Old Colorado City Library Branch, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave., ppld.org

 

5 Wednesday

TWEEN TWIST

For ages 9-12, free.

Info: 3 p.m. Aug. 5 and 19, Fountain Library Branch, 230 S. Main St., Fountain, ppld.org

LEGO MANIA

Free.

Info: 4-5 p.m., Ruth Holley Library Branch, 685 N. Murray Blvd., ppld.org

TWEEN/TEEN MOVIE: BOXTROLLS

Free.

Info: 6:30 p.m., East Library Teen Center, 5550 N. Union Blvd., ppld.org

 

6 Thursday

TWEEN TWIST THURSDAY

For ages 9-12, free.

Info: 4 p.m. Aug. 6 and 20, Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive; 6:30 p.m. Aug. 6 and 20, East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., ppld.org

ELEMENTARY MAKE LAB

Free.

Info: 4-5 p.m. Aug. 6 and 20, Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive

TWEEN AND TEEN GAME DAY EXTRAVAGANZA

For ages 9-18, free.

Info: 4-5:30 p.m., Cheyenne Mountain Branch Library, 1785 S. 8th St., ppld.org

 

7 Friday

TWEEN TABLE TOP GAMES

For ages 9-12, free.

Info: 4-5:30 p.m., Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive

 

8 Saturday

BACK-TO-SCHOOL ICE CREAM SOCIAL

Free.

Info: 2 p.m., Fountain Library Branch, 230 S. Main St., Fountain, ppld.org

 

9 Sunday

TWEEN PROGRAM: TEAM BUILDING WITH CROSSBEAMS

For ages 9-12, free.

Info: 3 p.m., Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., ppld.org

 

10 Monday

ALL ABOUT BEES

Mike Halby, from Pikes Peak Beekeepers, will bring live bees (weather permitting) and teach interesting facts about bees and beekeeping. Then do a bee craft, free.

Info: 1:30 p.m., Monument Library Branch, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive, Monument, ppld.org

 

12 Wednesday

LEGO MANIA

Free.

Info: 4-5 p.m., High Prairie Library, 7035 Old Meridian Road, Falcon, ppld.org

 

13 Thursday

TWOS AND THREES OUTDOORS – SLITHERY SNAKES

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

 

14 Friday

HOMESCHOOL RESOURCE FAIR

Free.

Info: 9 a.m.-noon, Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, ppld.org

TWEEN TECH CLUB

For ages 9-12, free.

Info: 4-5:30 p.m., Old Colorado City Library Branch, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave., ppld.org

 

15 Saturday

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LEGO CLUB

Free.

Info: 10-11:30 a.m., Manitou Springs Library, 701 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, ppld.org

FILM: HOME

Free.

Info: 3 p.m., Sand Creek Library Branch, 1821 S. Academy Blvd., ppld.org

MAKE ART - SPLATTER ART

For children in grades 1-5. Please wear old clothes, free.

Info: 3 p.m., East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., ppld.org

COLORADO SPRINGS SKY SOX VS. RENO ACES

Go online for ticket prices.

Info: 6:05 p.m. Aug. 15, 5:05 p.m. Aug. 16, 6:35 p.m. Aug. 17 and 18, Security Service Field, 4385 Tutt Blvd., www.skysox.com

 

16 Sunday

KIDZ BOP

$25-$50.

Info: 4 p.m., Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., pikespeakcenter.com

 

19 Wednesday

BEAR CREEK NATURE EXPLORERS - EXPLORING EARTHWORMS

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

COLORADO SPRINGS SKY SOX VS. TACOMA RAINIERS

Go online for ticket prices.

Info: 6:35 p.m. Aug. 19 and 20, 7:05 p.m. Aug. 21, 6:05 p.m. Aug. 22, Security Service Field, 4385 Tutt Blvd., www.skysox.com

 

20 Thursday

FOUNTAIN CREEK NATURE ADVENTURES – LEAPIN’ LIZARDS

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

S.A.L.T. (SCIENCE, ART, LITERATURE, TECHNOLOGY)

For ages 9-12, free.

Info: 4 p.m., Cheyenne Mountain Branch Library, 1785 S. 8th St., ppld.org

MOVIE: THE LAND BEFORE TIME

Free.

Info: 6:30 p.m., Fountain Library Branch, 230 S. Main St., Fountain, ppld.org

 

21 Friday

FRENCH MUSIC LINGUA

Pre-registration required, free.

Info: 10 a.m. Aug. 21 and 28, East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., ppld.org

 

22 Saturday

TEDDY BEAR DAY

Kids ages 3 to 11 who are accompanied by a teddy bear or other stuffed animal will get into the Zoo for only $5.25. (Children 2 and under are always fre.) Bears can then stop by the Teddy Bear Clinic at Lodge at Moose Lake for a free stuffed animal “check-up.” Volunteers from Children’s Hospital Colorado will administer stitches, splints or any necessary “medical” procedures to stuffed animals that are in need of a little TLC. Info: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road, cmzoo.org/teddybearday

FAMILY FUN

Free.

Info: 1:30 p.m., Ruth Holley Library Branch, 685 N. Murray Blvd., ppld.org

FRENCH MUSIC LINGUA

Pre-registration required, free.

Info: 10 a.m. Aug. 22 and 29, Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, ppld.org

 

25 Tuesday

MOTHER-DAUGHTER BOOK CLUB

Registration required, free.

Info: 4 p.m., East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., ppld.org

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: MCFARLAND, USA

Free.

Info: 6:30 p.m., Old Colorado City Library Branch, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave., ppld.org

 

26 Wednesday

HOMESCHOOL LUNCH @ YOUR LIBRARY

Free.

Info: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., High Prairie Library, 7035 Old Meridian Road, Falcon, ppld.org

BOOKWORMS: KIDS BOOK CLUB

Free.

Info: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Manitou Springs Library, 701 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, ppld.org

 

27 Thursday

LITTLE WONDERS - NATURE WALK WITH MAISY

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

 

28 Friday

HOMESCHOOL GAME DAY

Free.

Info: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., George Fellows Park at East Library

SENSORY STORYTIME

Pre-registration required, free.

Info: 1:30 p.m., Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, ppld.org

 

30 Sunday

SUNDAY MATINEE: BIG HERO 6

Free.

Info: 2 p.m., Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., ppld.org

 

31 Monday

COLORADO SPRINGS SKY SOX VS. OMAHA STORMCHASERS

Go online for ticket prices.

Info: 6:35 p.m., Security Service Field, 4385 Tutt Blvd., www.skysox.com

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