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January Events

by Elise Moeller | January 8, 2018, 13:51 PM

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We have the perfect cure for the “after the holidays” blues! Check out these events happening throughout our community.

November - January 16: Skate in the Park at Acacia Park
Colorado Springs' only outdoor ice skating rink is open until January 16!

January 10
: Zac Charles & the Red at Front Range BBQ - 7:30-10 p.m.
Enjoy a wonderful night filled with Southern BBQ and upbeat country music!

January 11: Bancroft Park Public Open House at the Westside Community Center - 5-6:30 p.m.
Come, learn and let your voice be heard about the proposed action plan for Bancroft Park hosted by the Colorado Springs Parks Department!

January 11, 18 & 25: Yoga Nights at the Red Dog Cafe - 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Parents - are you looking for a little zen on a Thursday night? Book a babysitter and join a free yoga class at the Red Dog Cafe in Manitou Springs. Namaste!

January 12: Parent’s Night Out at UpRise Yoga - 6-8 p.m.
Drop off your 4-10 year olds at UpRise Yoga and enjoy a Friday date night! This program will engage your little one in a 45-minute practice and other yoga-influenced games! Email [email protected] to register.

January 13: Delicious Downtown Food Tour in Downtown Colorado Springs - 2-5 p.m.
This tour of Downtown Colorado Springs’ cuisine is made for both newbies and natives! Visit five unique dining destinations all within walking distance. Purchase your ticket here

January 13 & 19: Museum Free Days at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College - 10:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Enjoy a free day to observe and appreciate all of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center's many galleries!

January 16
: Buzz with the Bs Networking Breakfast at The Warehouse COS - 7:30-9 a.m.
Looking to create new business connections? Join the Better Business Bureau of South Colorado and the Adams Bank & Trust for a breakfast filled with meeting new people and brainstorming initiatives to implement in our community!

January 20: Wave Pool Grand Reopening at Cottonwood Creek Recreation Center - 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
The Y is offering half off day pass rates for nonmembers (members are free)! There will be pool games, prizes and, of course, waves!

January 21: January Winter Market at the Colorado Farm and Art Market - 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
This winter market has fantastic vendors with gorgeous art and a 'Kid's Corner' for child-friendly crafts!

January 24
: Lunch and Learn: Healthy Living For Your Body and Brain at Cottonwood Creek Recreation Center - 12-1 p.m.
Join the Y at Cottonwood Creek to learn about diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to understand the connection between the the body and the mind! Bring a lunch and join us for this free event.

January 24: Downtown Colorado Springs City Center Series: Brent Toderian at the  Corderstone Art Center - 6-7:30 p.m.
This speaker series focuses on urbanism, innovation, design and placemaking. Listen to renowned expert, Brent Toderian, speak about cities and transportation. For more information on the entire speaker series, click here

January 26: Drive-In Movie Night at the Downtown YMCA - 6-8 p.m. 
For more information, please contact Kelsey Casey at [email protected].

January 27: Manitou Springs Great Fruitcake Toss in Memorial Park - 1-3 p.m.
At this old-fashioned event, you can rent a fruitcake to toss, watch a local bakers compete for Fruitcake King or Queen, and donate non-perishable items for our local food bank!

January 27: Helen Hunt Campus Open House at the Colorado Springs Food Rescue - 1-4 p.m.
Learn more about how Hunt Campus Agencies help our local community! Take a tour, chat with agency members, participate in giveaways and more! 

January 31: Bike Share Information Session at the Pikes Peak Library District Penrose Library - 1 p.m. or 6 p.m.
The Downtown Partnership is bringing 208 bikes at 26 stations to the community through PikeBike! Learn more about the program from the Economic Vitality Coordinator for the Downtown Partnership, Alex Armani-Munn! RSVP here.

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Don't forget that registration for YMCA spring youth sports is now open! Sign your child up for volleyball, flag football or indoor/outdoor soccer today!

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