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5 Around Town: January 5th and 6th

Here are a few of the events going on around town for the first weekend of 2019.

Stroller Safari

This Saturday will kick off Stroller Safari Classes at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. These fun events focused on kids 1-4 years old will offer an informal exploratory experience using all five senses to connect with nature and animals. Individual classes will be held this Saturday as well as on the 8th, 17th, and 25th of this month at 10:15 am. Pre-registration is required and cost is $20.75 for non-members, $4.75 for members. Register and find more information here.

Family Geology Day

If you’re looking for an educational start to 2019, the Western Museum of Mining and Industry has you covered with a Geology Family Day. From 10 am to 3 pm the museum will have fun and educational experiences like gold panning and hands-on identification of rocks and minerals for the whole family. The events are included in regular museum admission, that’s $9 for adults and $5 for kids under 12. Find more information here.

Matilda The Musical

This is your last weekend to catch Matilda The Musical at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. The final performances of the musical story of an extraordinary girl with a very sharp mind will be 2 pm on Saturday and Sunday with an additional show on Saturday at 7:30 pm. Tickets start at $20. Buy tickets and find more information here.

Colorado Springs Fitness Expo

With the start of the new year, it’s a popular time to hit the gym if fitness is your resolution. If you’re looking to get healthy in 2019, check out the Colorado Springs Fitness Expo from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday. The expo at the Colorado Springs auditorium will have health vendors, local trainers, and live fitness classes to give you a taste of the local healthy lifestyle options. The event is free, including the classes! Find more information here.

Find more local events and add your own here.

Jessica Van Meter

Jessica Van Meter

Weekend Meteorologist at KOAA.
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