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 March:

Colorado Springs St. Patrick’s Day Festival

Saturday, March 14, 2020

The City’s Kick Off to Spring in Colorado

  • Pedalin’ for St. Patricks Day Bike Ride – 9 am
  • 5K Run – 10 am
  • Leprechaun Fun Run – 11 am
  • St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Noon

All event details and registration information for the sporting events can be found HERE.

Family Events March

Mar
4
Homeschool Day: Earth and Mars from Space
Let’s take a look at Earth and Mars from a new perspective…From space! Learn about Earth’s weather and sustainability, compare Earth’s land fe...
Mar
7
Downtown Walking Tours – Women’s Voices, Women’s Lives
Women’s Voices, Women’s Lives: Celebrating the 19th Amendment Saturday March 7, 14, 21, 28 (every Saturday in March) 10:00 – 11:15 a.m. What did...
Mar
8
Rhea Lana’s of North Colorado Springs
Shop 1000’s of items all at once and save 60-90% off retail prices! Since each item is inspected you can rely on us for HIGH QUALITY children...
Mar
9
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...
Mar
9
Baby Time at the Library 21c
Babies from birth to 12 months, with a favorite adult, enjoy songs, bouncing action rhymes, and sharing a book together. Each interactive session give...
Mar
10
New Permanent Exhibit: Evidence: Finding the Facts about General William Jackson Palmer
Evidence: Finding the Facts about General William Jackson Palmer By examining newly unearthed archeological evidence along with extensive archival mat...
Mar
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 ...
Mar
10
One Woman, One Vote: Jeannette Ranking
Presented by Mary Jane Bradbury, Scholar and Historic Interpreter In this first person program, audiences will be taken back to 1920. The 19th Amendme...
Mar
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 ...
Mar
11
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...
Mar
12
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 ...
Mar
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...
Mar
13
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 ...
Mar
13
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...
Mar
13
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...
Mar
13
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...
Mar
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 ...
Mar
14
Downtown Walking Tours – Women’s Voices, Women’s Lives
Women’s Voices, Women’s Lives: Celebrating the 19th Amendment Saturday March 7, 14, 21, 28 (every Saturday in March) 10:00 – 11:15 a.m. What did...
Mar
14
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...
Mar
15
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...
Mar
16
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...
Mar
16
Baby Time at the Library 21c
Babies from birth to 12 months, with a favorite adult, enjoy songs, bouncing action rhymes, and sharing a book together. Each interactive session give...
Mar
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 ...
Mar
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 ...
Mar
18
Children’s History Hour – Celebrating Women’s History Month
RSVP required In 2020 we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, which gave women the right to vote. Many brave wom...
Mar
18
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...
Mar
19
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 ...
Mar
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...
Mar
20
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 ...
Mar
20
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...
Mar
20
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...
Mar
20
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...
Mar
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 ...
Mar
21
Downtown Walking Tours – Women’s Voices, Women’s Lives
Women’s Voices, Women’s Lives: Celebrating the 19th Amendment Saturday March 7, 14, 21, 28 (every Saturday in March) 10:00 – 11:15 a.m. What did...
Mar
21
New Exhibit – This Shall be the Land for Women: Examining Women’s Suffrage in Colorado
Visitors will gain insight into the five decades of Women’s Suffrage activism in Colorado through the lens of a diverse range of voices. The exhibit...
Mar
21
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...
Mar
21
2020 Scholar Series – Five Decades of Struggle: Commemorating Women’s Suffrage in Colorado
Five Decades of Struggle: Commemorating Women’s Suffrage in Colorado Presented by Heather Jordan, Katherine Sturdevant, and Chris Nicholl Saturday, ...
Mar
22
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...
Mar
23
“NEWSIES” Spring Break Audition Camp for Young Actors
This week-long spring break camp will assist young actors, singers, and dancers ages 9-14 to prepare for upcoming auditions for NEWSIES by learning so...
Mar
23
Spring Break Camp: Become a Junior Naturalist!
Monday – Friday, March 23-27, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sign up your child (1st – 5th grade) for spring break camp! This week’s theme ...
Mar
23
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...
Mar
23
Baby Time at the Library 21c
Babies from birth to 12 months, with a favorite adult, enjoy songs, bouncing action rhymes, and sharing a book together. Each interactive session give...
Mar
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 ...
Mar
24
Spring Break Space Adventures
Spring Break at the Discovery Center! Everything cool about space! Learn and experience: Robots, exploring Mars, coding, 3D printing creativity zone, ...
Mar
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 ...
Mar
25
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...
Mar
26
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 ...
Mar
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...
Mar
27
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 ...
Mar
27
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...
Mar
27
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...
Mar
27
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...
Mar
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 ...
Mar
28
Soccer Shots Free Trial Class!
Come join us for a fun filled day of soccer at Explorer Park for children ages 2-8! Please register online so we hold a spot as we cap each group at 1...
Mar
28
Downtown Walking Tours – Women’s Voices, Women’s Lives
Women’s Voices, Women’s Lives: Celebrating the 19th Amendment Saturday March 7, 14, 21, 28 (every Saturday in March) 10:00 – 11:15 a.m. What did...
Mar
28
Children’s History Hour – Celebrating Women’s History Month
RSVP required In 2020 we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, which gave women the right to vote. Many brave wom...
Mar
28
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...
Mar
29
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...
Mar
29
Rustic Easter Bunnies & Chicks
Join us for a Make & Take workshop! We provide all the materials and instruct you step-by-step to paint adorable wood Easter themed trios for your...
Mar
29
Space Foundation Yuri’s Night
Adults 21+ Only • Meet Astronauts • Virtual Reality Demos • Interactive Space Activities • Food and Drinks • Silent Auction Admission includ...
Mar
30
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...
Mar
30
Baby Time at the Library 21c
Babies from birth to 12 months, with a favorite adult, enjoy songs, bouncing action rhymes, and sharing a book together. Each interactive session give...

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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

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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.

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