Things to do in Colorado Springs this weekend March 22-27
March 22-27, 2016
JERSEY BOYS is the Tony, Grammy® and Olivier® Award-winning Best Musical about Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the true story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide – all before they were 30! Seen by more than 20 million people worldwide, JERSEY BOYS features their hit songs “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Rag Doll,” “Oh, What a Night” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.” “THE CROWD GOES WILD!” proclaims The New York Times. The JERSEY BOYS creative team comprises two-time Tony Award-winning director Des McAnuff, book writers Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, composer Bob Gaudio, lyricist Bob Crewe and choreography by Sergio Trujillo. JERSEY BOYS contains profane “authentic Jersey language” and is recommended for mature audiences. Now playing at the Pikes Peak Center.
The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
March 24- April 8
Step into Laura's world, a painfully shy young woman who escapes reality through her collection of fragile glass animals. This Tennessee William's classic explores the relationships in the broken family that closely mirrors William's own. Black Box is proud to present Mandy Houk as Amanda, Grant Langdon as Tom, Laura Gearhart as Laura, and Luke Schoenemann as Jim, in this moving production of hearts shattered like glass….
Kids Only – AFRICAN ANIMAL SPRING BREAK WILDNIGHT
Friday, March 25 - Registration closes March 12th or when program is full.
Time: 6 p.m. – 8 a.m.
Cost: $50.25 Member / $60.25 non-member
Come learn about our African animals, more specifically we’ll focus on our elephant herd and see our two new elephants that brings our herd to 6 happy girls. We’ll see gorillas at night and watch them play and even get to meet an African animal in the Loft up close! Let us do all the work, all you have to do is drop the kiddos off, we will have a pizza party, roast s’mores, and go for an evening tour! Learn about conservation and how you can help save endangered African animals! We will even throw in a continental breakfast and a morning tour will complete your adventure.
Kids must be 5 years or older to participate in the overnight event at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.
3rd Annual USAFA Cadet Ice Arena Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 26, 2016
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
USAFA Cadet Ice Arena
2168 Field House Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
Price: Everyone is $5.00
Easter Egg Hunt for kids 2-15. 3 separate hunting areas with over 4,100 eggs. 1 golden egg in each area. Registration from 10:30-11, followed by egg hunt from 11:15-11:45 and finishing off with 2 hours of ice skating from 12-2. Everything for $5 per person.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
Cadet Ice Arena
Hams and Hamstrings Easter Sunday 5K
March 27, 2016
Add something new to your family Easter tradition and join us for a brisk run on Easter Sunday. You bring the hamstrings and we'll bring the HAMS ... Easter Hams will be prizes for top finishers and best costumes.