If you are looking for a guide to keep you and your family entertained with local events, we have got you covered!

COSMC's Top Pick for January:

Skate in the Park
Located at Acacia Park, Downtown Colorado Springs
115 E. Platte Ave.

$10 admission includes skates
$1 off for Military and First Responders
Children under 4 free with paid adult

City Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services reserves the right to close the rink due to inclement weather. If in doubt, call 719-385-6521.

Y96.9 Teddy Bear Toss, Jan. 17
Join Y96.9 FM and get half-price admission if you bring a new teddy bear (will be donated to local charity) 4-6pm

Family Events January

Jan
6
Baby Time at the East Library
Babies from birth to 12 months, with a favorite adult, enjoy songs, bouncing action rhymes, and sharing a book together. Each interactive session give...
Jan
7
New Exhibit – (Dis)Information: American Indians Through the Lens of Roland Reed
The exhibit will include dozens of pictorialist photographs of American Indians taken by Roland Reed in the early twentieth century. Reed saw himself ...
Jan
8
New Exhibit – (Dis)Information: American Indians Through the Lens of Roland Reed
The exhibit will include dozens of pictorialist photographs of American Indians taken by Roland Reed in the early twentieth century. Reed saw himself ...
Jan
8
Family Night at Little Monkey Bizness! 
Family Night at Little Monkey Bizness!  Enjoy discounted admission of $7.50 for kids ages 3-8, $5.50 for walkers 2 and under, and $3.50 for crawl...
Jan
9
New Exhibit – (Dis)Information: American Indians Through the Lens of Roland Reed
The exhibit will include dozens of pictorialist photographs of American Indians taken by Roland Reed in the early twentieth century. Reed saw himself ...
Jan
9
Skye Candle Company Candlemaking Workshops
Make your own candles! Skye Candle Company is a chandlery nestled in the heart of Manitou Springs. Along with offering a variety of non-toxic & wo...
Jan
10
New Exhibit – (Dis)Information: American Indians Through the Lens of Roland Reed
The exhibit will include dozens of pictorialist photographs of American Indians taken by Roland Reed in the early twentieth century. Reed saw himself ...
Jan
10
Friday Mini Makers
Ages 3-5 Join us in the lab Fridays from 9:00-11:00 for themed adventures in arts and crafting. We keep this class small intentionally so they can get...
Jan
10
Skye Candle Company Candlemaking Workshops
Make your own candles! Skye Candle Company is a chandlery nestled in the heart of Manitou Springs. Along with offering a variety of non-toxic & wo...
Jan
10
Family Night at Little Monkey Bizness! 
Family Night at Little Monkey Bizness!  Enjoy discounted admission of $7.50 for kids ages 3-8, $5.50 for walkers 2 and under, and $3.50 for crawl...
Jan
11
New Exhibit – (Dis)Information: American Indians Through the Lens of Roland Reed
The exhibit will include dozens of pictorialist photographs of American Indians taken by Roland Reed in the early twentieth century. Reed saw himself ...
Jan
11
Skye Candle Company Candlemaking Workshops
Make your own candles! Skye Candle Company is a chandlery nestled in the heart of Manitou Springs. Along with offering a variety of non-toxic & wo...
Jan
12
Skye Candle Company Candlemaking Workshops
Make your own candles! Skye Candle Company is a chandlery nestled in the heart of Manitou Springs. Along with offering a variety of non-toxic & wo...
Jan
13
Baby Time at the East Library
Babies from birth to 12 months, with a favorite adult, enjoy songs, bouncing action rhymes, and sharing a book together. Each interactive session give...
Jan
14
New Exhibit – (Dis)Information: American Indians Through the Lens of Roland Reed
The exhibit will include dozens of pictorialist photographs of American Indians taken by Roland Reed in the early twentieth century. Reed saw himself ...
Jan
15
New Exhibit – (Dis)Information: American Indians Through the Lens of Roland Reed
The exhibit will include dozens of pictorialist photographs of American Indians taken by Roland Reed in the early twentieth century. Reed saw himself ...
Jan
15
Family Night at Little Monkey Bizness! 
Family Night at Little Monkey Bizness!  Enjoy discounted admission of $7.50 for kids ages 3-8, $5.50 for walkers 2 and under, and $3.50 for crawl...
Jan
16
New Exhibit – (Dis)Information: American Indians Through the Lens of Roland Reed
The exhibit will include dozens of pictorialist photographs of American Indians taken by Roland Reed in the early twentieth century. Reed saw himself ...
Jan
16
Skye Candle Company Candlemaking Workshops
Make your own candles! Skye Candle Company is a chandlery nestled in the heart of Manitou Springs. Along with offering a variety of non-toxic & wo...
Jan
17
New Exhibit – (Dis)Information: American Indians Through the Lens of Roland Reed
The exhibit will include dozens of pictorialist photographs of American Indians taken by Roland Reed in the early twentieth century. Reed saw himself ...
Jan
17
Friday Mini Makers
Ages 3-5 Join us in the lab Fridays from 9:00-11:00 for themed adventures in arts and crafting. We keep this class small intentionally so they can get...
Jan
17
Skye Candle Company Candlemaking Workshops
Make your own candles! Skye Candle Company is a chandlery nestled in the heart of Manitou Springs. Along with offering a variety of non-toxic & wo...
Jan
17
Family Night at Little Monkey Bizness! 
Family Night at Little Monkey Bizness!  Enjoy discounted admission of $7.50 for kids ages 3-8, $5.50 for walkers 2 and under, and $3.50 for crawl...
Jan
18
New Exhibit – (Dis)Information: American Indians Through the Lens of Roland Reed
The exhibit will include dozens of pictorialist photographs of American Indians taken by Roland Reed in the early twentieth century. Reed saw himself ...
Jan
18
Skye Candle Company Candlemaking Workshops
Make your own candles! Skye Candle Company is a chandlery nestled in the heart of Manitou Springs. Along with offering a variety of non-toxic & wo...
Jan
19
Skye Candle Company Candlemaking Workshops
Make your own candles! Skye Candle Company is a chandlery nestled in the heart of Manitou Springs. Along with offering a variety of non-toxic & wo...
Jan
20
Baby Time at the East Library
Babies from birth to 12 months, with a favorite adult, enjoy songs, bouncing action rhymes, and sharing a book together. Each interactive session give...
Jan
21
New Exhibit – (Dis)Information: American Indians Through the Lens of Roland Reed
The exhibit will include dozens of pictorialist photographs of American Indians taken by Roland Reed in the early twentieth century. Reed saw himself ...
Jan
22
New Exhibit – (Dis)Information: American Indians Through the Lens of Roland Reed
The exhibit will include dozens of pictorialist photographs of American Indians taken by Roland Reed in the early twentieth century. Reed saw himself ...
Jan
22
Family Night at Little Monkey Bizness! 
Family Night at Little Monkey Bizness!  Enjoy discounted admission of $7.50 for kids ages 3-8, $5.50 for walkers 2 and under, and $3.50 for crawl...
Jan
23
New Exhibit – (Dis)Information: American Indians Through the Lens of Roland Reed
The exhibit will include dozens of pictorialist photographs of American Indians taken by Roland Reed in the early twentieth century. Reed saw himself ...
Jan
23
Skye Candle Company Candlemaking Workshops
Make your own candles! Skye Candle Company is a chandlery nestled in the heart of Manitou Springs. Along with offering a variety of non-toxic & wo...
Jan
24
New Exhibit – (Dis)Information: American Indians Through the Lens of Roland Reed
The exhibit will include dozens of pictorialist photographs of American Indians taken by Roland Reed in the early twentieth century. Reed saw himself ...
Jan
24
Friday Mini Makers
Ages 3-5 Join us in the lab Fridays from 9:00-11:00 for themed adventures in arts and crafting. We keep this class small intentionally so they can get...
Jan
24
Skye Candle Company Candlemaking Workshops
Make your own candles! Skye Candle Company is a chandlery nestled in the heart of Manitou Springs. Along with offering a variety of non-toxic & wo...
Jan
24
Family Night at Little Monkey Bizness! 
Family Night at Little Monkey Bizness!  Enjoy discounted admission of $7.50 for kids ages 3-8, $5.50 for walkers 2 and under, and $3.50 for crawl...
Jan
25
New Exhibit – (Dis)Information: American Indians Through the Lens of Roland Reed
The exhibit will include dozens of pictorialist photographs of American Indians taken by Roland Reed in the early twentieth century. Reed saw himself ...
Jan
25
Skye Candle Company Candlemaking Workshops
Make your own candles! Skye Candle Company is a chandlery nestled in the heart of Manitou Springs. Along with offering a variety of non-toxic & wo...
Jan
26
Skye Candle Company Candlemaking Workshops
Make your own candles! Skye Candle Company is a chandlery nestled in the heart of Manitou Springs. Along with offering a variety of non-toxic & wo...
Jan
27
Baby Time at the East Library
Babies from birth to 12 months, with a favorite adult, enjoy songs, bouncing action rhymes, and sharing a book together. Each interactive session give...
Jan
28
New Exhibit – (Dis)Information: American Indians Through the Lens of Roland Reed
The exhibit will include dozens of pictorialist photographs of American Indians taken by Roland Reed in the early twentieth century. Reed saw himself ...
Jan
29
New Exhibit – (Dis)Information: American Indians Through the Lens of Roland Reed
The exhibit will include dozens of pictorialist photographs of American Indians taken by Roland Reed in the early twentieth century. Reed saw himself ...
Jan
29
Family Night at Little Monkey Bizness! 
Family Night at Little Monkey Bizness!  Enjoy discounted admission of $7.50 for kids ages 3-8, $5.50 for walkers 2 and under, and $3.50 for crawl...
Jan
30
New Exhibit – (Dis)Information: American Indians Through the Lens of Roland Reed
The exhibit will include dozens of pictorialist photographs of American Indians taken by Roland Reed in the early twentieth century. Reed saw himself ...
Jan
30
Skye Candle Company Candlemaking Workshops
Make your own candles! Skye Candle Company is a chandlery nestled in the heart of Manitou Springs. Along with offering a variety of non-toxic & wo...
Jan
31
New Exhibit – (Dis)Information: American Indians Through the Lens of Roland Reed
The exhibit will include dozens of pictorialist photographs of American Indians taken by Roland Reed in the early twentieth century. Reed saw himself ...
Jan
31
Friday Mini Makers
Ages 3-5 Join us in the lab Fridays from 9:00-11:00 for themed adventures in arts and crafting. We keep this class small intentionally so they can get...
Jan
31
Skye Candle Company Candlemaking Workshops
Make your own candles! Skye Candle Company is a chandlery nestled in the heart of Manitou Springs. Along with offering a variety of non-toxic & wo...
Jan
31
Family Night at Little Monkey Bizness! 
Family Night at Little Monkey Bizness!  Enjoy discounted admission of $7.50 for kids ages 3-8, $5.50 for walkers 2 and under, and $3.50 for crawl...

Date Night Downtown Colorado Springs
Pediatric Resource Guide
guide to indoor play

Ongoing Activities:

City Rock CLIMBarium Open Gym | Monday-Friday from 11am-1pm This open gym time is for children 5 and under. $6 per child (18 months and under free with paid sibling). 21 N Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs

Music and Movement for Two and Three Year Olds | Mondays 10-10:30am (Rockrimmon Library), Tuesdays 10:30-11am (Cheyenne Mountain Library), Wednesdays 9:30-10am, 10:15-10:45am, 11-11:30am (Library 21c), Fridays 10:30-11am (Penrose Library & Ruth Holley Library) Shake those wiggles out and have some fun! This 30-minute program consists of music and movement activities and a story. For two and three-year-old children, with a favorite adult. Due to high attendance, certain branches issue a token to the first 20 FAMILIES, on a first come, first served basis. FREE

PPLD Story Times by Day of the Week

Monday

Baby Time at Pikes Peak Library (birth to 12 months)
East Library 10-10:45am and 11-11:45am
Library 21c 10-10:45am and 11-11:45am
Book Break at Pikes Peak Library (quick story time for all ages)
East Library 10:30-10:45am
Library 21c 10:30-10:45am
Monument Library 10:30-10:45am

Tuesday

Story Time at Pikes Peak Library (ages 3 and up)
Fountain Library 10:30-11:30am
Library 21c 9:30-10am and 10:30-11am
Monument Library 10:30-11am and 11:15-11:45am
Ruth Holley Library 10:30-11:15am
Toddler Time at Pikes Peak Library (ages 1-2)
East Library 9:30-10am, 10-10:30am and 10:30-11am
High Prairie Library 9:30-10am and 10:30-11am
Manitou Springs Library 10:30-10:50am
Penrose Library 9:30-9:50am and 10:30-10:50am

Wednesday

Book Break at Pikes Peak Library (quick story time for all ages)
Monument Library 10:30-10:45am Snuggle Up
Storytime at Pikes Peak Library (ages 3 and up)
East Library 7-7:30pm
Stay and Play Story Time at Pikes Peak Library (ages 2-5)
Rockrimmon Library 10:30-11:30am
Story Time at Pikes Peak Library (ages 3 and up)
East Library 9:30-10am and 10:30-11am
Palmer Lake Library 10:30-11am
Penrose Library 9:30-10am and 10:30-11am
Sand Creek Library 10:30-11:15am
Toddler Time at Pikes Peak Library (ages 1-2)
Cheyenne Mountain Library 10:30-11am
Old Colorado City Library 9:30-9:50am and 10:30-10:50am
Rockrimmon Library 9:30-9:50am and 10-10:20am
Ruth Holley Library 10-10:20am and 10:30-10:50am

Thursday

Baby Time at Pikes Peak Library (birth to 12 months)
Fountain Library 10:30-11:30am
Story Time at Pikes Peak Library (ages 3 and up)
Cheyenne Mountain Library 10:30-11am
East Library 9:30-10am and 10:30-11am
High Prairie Library 10-10:30am and 10:45-11:15am
Manitou Springs Library 10:30-11am
Toddler Time at Pikes Peak Library (ages 1-2)
East Library 9:30-10am, 10-10:30am and 10:30-11am
Monument Library 9:30-10am and 10:15-10:45am
Old Colorado City Library 9:30-9:50am and 10:30-10:50am

Friday

Story Time at Barnes and Noble
Briargate Store 11am
Citadel Store 10:30am
Book Break at Pikes Peak Library (quick story time for all ages)
East Library 10:30-10:45am
Library 21c 3-3:15pm
Monument Library 10:30-10:45am
Stay and Play Story Time at Pikes Peak Library (ages 2-5)
Fountain Library 10:30-11:30am
Story Time at Pikes Peak Library (ages 3 and up)
Rockrimmon Library 10:30-11:30am
Old Colorado City Library 10:30-11:15am
Toddler Time at Pikes Peak Library (ages 1-2)
Library 21c 10-10:30am, 10:30-11am and 11-11:30am
Palmer Lake Library 10:30-10:55am
Sand Creek Library 10:10-10:30am

Saturday

Story Time at Barnes and Noble
Briargate Store 11am
Citadel Store 10:30am
Story Time at Pikes Peak Library (ages 3 and up)
East Library 10:30-11am
Penrose Library 10:30-11am
Ute Pass Library 10:30am-12pm

December Family
Previous articleAcceptance as a New Year’s Resolution
Next articleBooks to Kick Off the New Year
Tara
Tara is the younger sister! She is a stay-at-home mommy to four incredible kiddos: 1 adventurous boy, Ryker (Nov 2008) & 3 spunky girls: Priya (March 2011) and twin girls Harper & Haven (Dec 2013). She is originally an Iowa girl that grew up in the small town of Manning. She attended Iowa Lakes Community College, where she majored in Associates Degree of Nursing. After graduating in 2006, she relocated to Des Moines, Iowa & married her handsome and charming hubby, Steve. In June 2014, with a leap of faith and decided heart, they relocated their family to Colorado Springs. A love for all things outdoors, you can find them spending quality time together camping, hiking, fishing & boating. Although finding balance is a challenge with 4 littles, Tara has learned to embrace the chaos and be grateful for a blessed & busy home. Tara has a love for fitness, healthy lifestyle, country music, Target, spending time with family/friends, frozen yogurt & all things Mom.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.