Things to do in Colorado Springs this weekend April 22-24, 2016
Harry Potter's World: Renaissance, Science, Magic & Medicine
Wednesday, April 20,
Thursday, April 21,
Friday, April 22, 2016 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, April 23, 2016 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
215 S Tejon St
Colorado Springs, CO
Price: Free —Free
The magic in J. K. Rowling’s series of Harry Potter novels is partially based on Renaissance traditions that played an important role in the development of Western science, including alchemy, astrology, and natural philosophy. Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance, Science, Magic, and Medicine explores the intersection of these worlds, featuring highlights from the collections of the History of Medicine Division at the National Library of Medicine.
April 20 - April 24, 2016
Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best Play, PROOF by David Auburn explores the enigmatic natures of love and math. This play is produced entirely by a PPCC student design and build
Disney's Alice in Wonderland Jr.
Presented by Academy of Community Theatre (ACT II)
April 22 - April 23, 2016
Fantastical Alice in Wonderland, Jr. to Set World Record. The Nonprofit, Academy of Community Theatre (ACT II) performs the Disney musical, Alice in Wonderland Jr. and works to set Guinness World Record status for its incredible pop-up book set. This musical adaptation is based on Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. From the story, Alice wonders “Have I gone mad?" Her father answers, "I'm afraid so. You're entirely bonkers...but I'll tell you a secret, all the best people are.” Directors Rick Long, of Denver, and Katie Wyckoff are among the best of people and don’t disappoint with their crazy vision to enliven the audience’s experience. They bring us a fantastical adventure story with the playful, confusing chaos that
Earth Heroes: Stewardship Day - Restore the Wetlands
April 23, 2016
Learn about native and invasive species from a park naturalist, then roll up your sleeves and help restore the wetlands to their native condition! Remove invasive species that “steal” water from native plants and help with other projects too. Tools provided, bring work gloves. Free! Limit of 50 people, reservations suggested, 719-520-6745.
320 Peppergrass Lane
Fountain, CO 80817
Protect the Children 5K Run
Saturday, April 23, 2016
8:00 am - 11:00 am
North Monument Valley Park
Fontanero at Culebra
Colorado Springs, CO
Price: $25.00 to $30.00 $25 advance registration; $30 race day
Join Court Care for the 4th annual Protect the Children 5K Run / Walk through historic North Monument Valley Park. This is a great race for beginners and advanced athletes alike. The race starts and ends near the serpentine wall close to the baseball fields, heads north shortly, and then south, looping back to the start point. The course is gravel trail and does not have major hills.
Court Care provides free, licensed childcare for anyone who needs to be in court in our region. Race to help protect children.
BIKE TUNE UP EVENT!
April 23, 2016
TUNING UP FOR SPRING AND SUMMER!
SATURDAY APRIL 23RD 10 A.M. – 1 P.M.
Bike Pro Mobile, a self-contained truck with all tools for repairing bikes will be our repair shop! Best part – It’s FREE!
Bring your bikes to Cave of the Winds.
Get a complementary tune-up – No reservation needed!
April 24, 2016
Propelled into international fame in 2011 after their version of Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal" went viral, they continue to wow their fans with dynamic music videos and covers of today's most classic and popular songs. Most recently their Baroque inspired, yet high octane head-banging video of AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" garnered over 45 Million views to date.
2CELLOS playing style has broken down the boundaries between different genres of music, from classical and film music to pop and rock. They have no limits when it comes to performing live and are