There is plenty to do this winter in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Those living in or visiting the city will have the chance to hike up a mountain and ski or skateboard down for an entire 24 hour period, learn various dances, hear favorite children’s music stars, and be involved in many other activities.
On January 14, fans will have the chance to hear children’s music phenomenon, Noggin channel stars, the Laurie Berkner Band, at the Nickelodeon and Steamboat Family Fun Festival at Steamboat Ski Resort. Tickets are $25 each and can only be purchased with lift tickets or vacation packages. For more information, call (800) 922-2722.
Have you ever watched a child being bullied by another child? Your child may have been the victim or the bully. One unusual activity this winter in Colorado Springs, Colorado is an open house by Colorado Springs Assets for Youth. Participants will discuss the topic of An AdultResponse to Kid Bulling on January 16. The program is great for teachers, parents, youth group leaders, coaches, and anyone who works with children. For information, call 419-635-8300 or visit the website, www.csay.org. The event is free.
If you want to eat some of the best food in Colorado Springs this winter, you might want to attend the Glass Slipper Ball, featuring 20 of the best of Pikes Peak area chefs on January 20 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel. There will be demonstrations by Dance Colorado and music by Gentle Rain. Profits will benefit TESSA and Zonta Club of Pikes Peak. For more information, go to the website, http://www.zontadistrict12.org/pikespeak.html.
If you are a music lover, one activity you might enjoy this winter season in Colorado Springs is a concert by Steinway Piano Duo-International Artists Nielson and Young at the First United Methodist Church on January 21. Tickets are $20 for reserved seats, $15 general admission, and $12 for seniors and students. The duo has performed in the area before and is one of the most popular groups in the area. For more information, the church website is http://www.fumc-cs.org.
Everyone knows that Colorado is a state that has many mountains. As a result, it is no surprise that one activity this winter in Colorado Springs is 24 Hours of Sunlight on February 3. Participants hike or skin up Sunlight Mountain and ski or skateboard down for an entire 24 hour period. The event provides a challenge to all participants, regardless of athletic ability. For more information, the official website of the event is: http://www.24hoursofsunlight.com.
Beginners will have the chance to learn to dance on Friday nights at Dance Colorado at 612 South Tejon Street. The cost is $5 per person. For more information visit the website of Dance Colorado at www.dancecolorado.net.
Also on Friday nights, you can dance the Waltz, Fox Trot, Tango, Cha Cha, Rumba, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, and many other ball room dances at Dance Colorado. The cost is $8 per person.
Dance Colorado also hosts a Salsa Dance party on Friday nights. The cost is $8 per person.
Basketball is often considered a winter activity, and such is just the case in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Starting January 13, boys and girls in grades 1-8 can participate in Buddy Basketball at Highland Park Church’s gym. Participants will learn basic skills, receive equal playing time, receive positive adult interaction, and have fun. The $12 per person cost includes a team t-shirt. For more information, the church website is http://www.HighlandParkTheSprings.org.
If you are looking for fun activities this winter in Colorado Springs, Colorado, this article has only touched the surface. To read about more, go to the website, www.coloradosprings.com.