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 November:

WHO :: All Colorado Springs area moms + dads + friends
{this is an ADULTS ONLY EVENT – so, invite ALL your friends, they don’t have to be a mom and dad to throw it back to the 90s with us}

WHAT ::
COS Moms Presents – 90’s Throwback Bash
WHERE ::
Phantom Canyon Brewing Co.
WHEN ::
Saturday, Nov. 2nd at 7:00pm
WHY ::
Because what’s more fun than channeling your inner Britney Spears or Justin Timberlake?

What’s the 411?!
This years event is generously sponsored by The Ascension TeamColorado Springs Utilities. With a DJ playing the BEST 90s hits + we’re taking over Phantom Canyon’s entire 2nd floor {which includes full service bar, pool tables, dart boards, fire pit area, and dance floor} … an epic karaoke contest, one Phantom Canyon Brewing Co. BEER/person included in your ticket, heavy {and delicious} hors d’oeuvres, photo booth and much more … this is a night you won’t want to miss!

THERE IS NOTHING ELSE LIKE IT IN COS!

Tickets include admission, one beer/person, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and access to all on-site activities.
TICKET PRICING:
*On sale beginning Oct. 7th

  • 90’s Crew {4 tickets}: $100
  • Date Night {2 tickets}: $55
  • Single Ticket: $30

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NEWLY ADDED VIP DINNER EXPERIENCE: Just $12 for 2 guests 

>>> THIS IS A STEAL OF A DELICIOUS DINNER DEAL <<<

Join True North Chiropractic at 6 PM (one hour early) in the Sunrise Room at Phantom Canyon Brewing Co. and enjoy dinner and drinks on them!  $12 VIP ticket for 2 guest includes 2 drinks (choose from the Phantom Canyon beer list, house wine or soft drink options) and 2 entrees

Oct
18
Boo at the Zoo
Bring your little superhero, princess or pirate to Boo at the Zoo this October when Cheyenne Mountain Zoo comes alive with the spirit of Halloween. Bo...
Oct
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 ...
Oct
31
Happy Halloween!
Join us for Halloween trick-or-treating — come dressed in a costume and try your hand at driving rovers around a simulated Mars pumpkin patch! Space...
Oct
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...
Oct
31
Gallop In the Garden – Free 5K Fun Run
It doesn’t get any better than this… Run/ Jog/ Walk in Garden of the Gods Park! Join us EVERY Thursday between 4:00pm – 6:00pm for the Gallop in...
Oct
31
Downtown YMCA Fall Family Festival
Stop by for a Trunk-or-Treat and Carnival Games! Open to the community, everyone is welcome. Image provided by organizer.
Nov
1
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 ...
Nov
1
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...
Nov
1
COS Mom’s Group at Lincoln Center
Educational Meetup for Like-Minded Mothers in Colorado Springs, Featuring Topics Lead by Registered Birthing Experts.
Nov
1
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...
Nov
1
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...
Nov
2
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 ...
Nov
2
Punkin Chunkin & Zucchini Races
Bring your leftover small pumpkins and giant zucchinis. See how far our catapult will launch your pumpkin, then soup up your zucchini with wheels for ...
Nov
2
Nature’s Music Family Program
Music has been a part of every human culture. Our earliest instruments were made from natural materials. Hear a Native American legend of the origins ...
Nov
2
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...
Nov
3
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...
Nov
4
Halloween Candy Buy Backs at Discovery Kids Pediatric Dental
Come by our office and drop off your leftover candy after trick-or-treating! We’ll give you $1 per each pound of candy you donate (limit, 5 poun...
Nov
4
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...
Nov
5
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 ...
Nov
5
Children’s “Nature Adventures” Series at Fountain Creek Nature Center
The Children’s Nature Series program, “Nature Adventures” is for preschoolers. It offers monthly interactive, nature-themed activities, story ti...
Nov
6
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 ...
Nov
6
Homeschool Day: Space Business
Space business is booming now that private companies are participating in space exploration! Let’s explore what new technologies and ideas have ...
Nov
6
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...
Nov
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 ...
Nov
7
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...
Nov
7
Gallop In the Garden – Free 5K Fun Run
It doesn’t get any better than this… Run/ Jog/ Walk in Garden of the Gods Park! Join us EVERY Thursday between 4:00pm – 6:00pm for the Gallop in...
Nov
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 ...
Nov
8
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...
Nov
8
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...
Nov
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...
Nov
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 ...
Nov
9
Bear Creek Nature Center’s 5th Annual Bear Fun Run
Join us for Bear Creek’s 5th Annual Bear Run: a silly, charity fun run and walk for a cause. In celebration of 5 years, there will be a 3k AND a 5k ...
Nov
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...
Nov
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...
Nov
11
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...
Nov
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 ...
Nov
12
“Two’s & Three’s Outdoors” Natures Series at Fountain Creek Nature Center
The Children’s Nature Series program, “Two’s & Three’s Outdoors” for toddlers offers monthly interactive, nature-themed activiti...
Nov
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 ...
Nov
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...
Nov
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 ...
Nov
14
Fall Climbing Camp at CityROCK
CityROCK offers Fall camps with a three hour, half day option (9 AM – 12 PM or 12:30 – 3:30 PM) or full-day option from 9 AM to 3:30 PM. O...
Nov
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...
Nov
14
Gallop In the Garden – Free 5K Fun Run
It doesn’t get any better than this… Run/ Jog/ Walk in Garden of the Gods Park! Join us EVERY Thursday between 4:00pm – 6:00pm for the Gallop in...
Nov
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 ...
Nov
15
Fall Climbing Camp at CityROCK
CityROCK offers Fall camps with a three hour, half day option (9 AM – 12 PM or 12:30 – 3:30 PM) or full-day option from 9 AM to 3:30 PM. O...
Nov
15
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...
Nov
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...
Nov
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...
Nov
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 ...
Nov
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...
Nov
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...
Nov
18
Community Forum
Come and discuss with us how to improve public education. How can we, as a community, come together to support education by providing a more meaningfu...
Nov
18
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...
Nov
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 ...
Nov
19
Community Forum
Come and discuss with us how to improve public education. How can we, as a community, come together to support education by providing a more meaningfu...
Nov
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 ...
Nov
20
Children’s “Little Wonders” Series at Bear Creek
The “Little Wonders” Series for toddlers, ages 2-3, offers monthly, interactive, nature-themed activities, story time and short hikes in a safe, s...
Nov
20
Children’s “Nature Explorers” Series at Bear Creek
The “Nature Explorers” Series for preschoolers, ages 4-5, offers monthly, interactive, nature-themed activities, story time and short hikes in a s...
Nov
20
Community Forum
Come and discuss with us how to improve public education. How can we, as a community, come together to support education by providing a more meaningfu...
Nov
20
Children’s “Little Wonders” Series at Bear Creek
The “Little Wonders” Series for toddlers, ages 2-3, offers monthly, interactive, nature-themed activities, story time and short hikes in a safe, s...
Nov
20
Children’s “Nature Explorers” Series at Bear Creek
The “Nature Explorers” Series for preschoolers, ages 4-5, offers monthly, interactive, nature-themed activities, story time and short hikes in a s...
Nov
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...
Nov
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 ...
Nov
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...
Nov
21
Gallop In the Garden – Free 5K Fun Run
It doesn’t get any better than this… Run/ Jog/ Walk in Garden of the Gods Park! Join us EVERY Thursday between 4:00pm – 6:00pm for the Gallop in...
Nov
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 ...
Nov
22
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...
Nov
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...
Nov
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...
Nov
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 ...
Nov
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...
Nov
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...
Nov
25
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...
Nov
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 ...
Nov
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 ...
Nov
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...
Nov
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 ...
Nov
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...
Nov
28
Gallop In the Garden – Free 5K Fun Run
It doesn’t get any better than this… Run/ Jog/ Walk in Garden of the Gods Park! Join us EVERY Thursday between 4:00pm – 6:00pm for the Gallop in...
Nov
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 ...
Nov
29
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...
Nov
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...
Nov
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...
Nov
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 ...
Nov
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...

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
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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