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January 2017

Woodland Park Calendar of Events

Are the holidays really over?  Phew!  Well, it’s time to relax --- And don’t you think you need to get out of town?

Spend a day, a weekend – or longer – in Woodland Park – it’s beautiful, peaceful, uncrowded – and closer than you think!


New Year’s Eve Dance
12/31
6 PM, Doors Open
Ute Pass Cultural Center
See the year out in style and the Ute Pass Saddle Club Dance.  Music provided by Sandy Wells.
utepasssaddleclub.org

 new years dance


You don’t have to go far to get away - take the spectacular drive from Colorado Springs up Highway 24/Ute Pass – you’ll be glad you did.


Bingo-Kiwanis
Thursday, 1/5
6:30 PM
1st and 3rd Thursdays
Shining Mountain Golf Club
Bingo is a great opportunity to have fun and socialize with your friends and neighbors.  Come early and have dinner at the Mountain View Bar & Grill.  Food and drinks will be available for purchase during the games.  Ute Pass-Woodland Park Kiwanis sponsors this event, with proceeds going to benefit the children of Teller County.
utepasskiwanis.org - Bingo


Critters of Colorado
Friday, 1/6
10-11 AM
Parks & Rec Classroom
Discover the wildlife around you, learn what lives in Colorado and why.  Class includes hands-on activities, games and teamwork.
Critters of Colorado

Canvas Corks
 

Canvas & Corks
Friday 1/6
6:30-9 PM
Ute Pass Cultural Center
Are you a budding artist?  Then we hope you’ll join us for an art and wine workshop!  Socialize, meet friends, have a glass of wine and paint!  We provide hands-on art instruction, paint supplies, canvases and your first glass of wine...everything you need to have a great time and create a masterpiece.  Check the website to pick your class based on the evening’s featured painting.
Canvas & Corks Info

RMDRC
 

STEM Event
Saturday, 1/7
11 AM-3 PM
Dinosaur Resource Center
Steve and Susanne Leininger will have a hands on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) table with different activities and something for each visitor to take home.  Susanne is a geologist and oceanographer and Steve is a computer engineer.  Come prepared to ask questions and have a really fun time!
Dinosaur Resource Center

woodland park chamber


Don’t forget to stop into the Woodland Park Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center for comprehensive information on our breathtaking City.


Movie House Music
1/8
2:30-4 PM
Gold Hill Theatres
On the 2nd Sunday of every month, you can enjoy a live concert, a beverage of your choice and see a first run movie.  Your movie ticket is good for any movie, any time!!  Stay after the concert for the 4:00 show, or return at your convenience to enjoy the movie of your choice.  Our concerts will feature your favorite local groups from jazz, pop, bluegrass, country and classical.  Presented by Woodland Music Series.
Movie House Music

kids ice skate

If you have kids, there are a lot of fun things for them to do in Woodland Park!


Beginner & Intermediate Ice Skating Lessons
Wednesdays:  1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1
Beginner:  4:30-5:15 PM
Intermediate:  5:15-6:00 PM
Meadow Wood Sports Complex Skating Rink
Just learning to skate or have some skating skills?  Learning to ice skate is not just for kids.  Come join us for a fun learning experience in an all-natural outdoor rink.
Beginners will learn how to be comfortable on the ice.  You will learn how to go forward, backward and stop.  
Intermediate skaters have already had previous experience on the ice and have mastered the beginner level skills, learning edge skills and crossovers.
This program is offered to anyone 5 years and older.  Participants will need their own skates.
Ice Skating Lessons


Who doesn’t love a Farmers Market?  Well, we know you’ll enjoy the Woodland Park Winter Farmers Market this season – join us for the fun!  Held the second Saturday from November – May.

farmers market

Woodland Park Indoor Winter Farmers Market
Saturday, 1/14
2nd Saturday November through May
9 AM-1 PM
Ute Pass Cultural Center
If you love a Farmers Market, you will really enjoy the Woodland Park Winter Market, offering Vegetables from Greenhouse, Hoophouse & Field; Bread, Pies & Pastries; Jams, Honey & Pickles; Salsa & Pasta; Birdseed, Birdhouses & Toys; Pet treats & Miscellaneous items; Natural Meats, Eggs & Cheese; Hot Food & Drink; Seasonal Specials; Holiday Wreaths & Swags.  Wow!  Not to be missed.
Winter Market - Info


After the Farmers Market – stop for lunch, go for a hike, walk around town – just enjoy.

 
Who Goes There?
Saturday, 1/14
10-11
Parks & Rec Classroom
Just like the game show, participants will compete for wonderful, fabulous prizes.  The natural world is fascinating and fun and you might be surprised by some of the answers.  Let's play!
Who Goes There?


Bingo-Kiwanis
Thursday, 1/19
6:30 PM
1st and 3rd Thursdays
Shining Mountain Golf Club
Bingo is a great opportunity to have fun and socialize with your friends and neighbors.  Come early and have dinner at the Mountain View Bar & Grill.  Food and drinks will be available for purchase during the games.  Ute Pass-Woodland Park Kiwanis sponsors this event, with proceeds going to benefit the children of Teller County.
utepasskiwanis.org - Bingo


ATTENTION BEER LOVERS:  Woodland Park boasts several venues where you can enjoy local and Colorado-brewed beers.


Canvas & Corks
Friday 1/20
6:30-9 PM
Ute Pass Cultural Center
Are you a budding artist?  Then we hope you’ll join us for an art and wine workshop!  Socialize, meet friends, have a glass of wine and paint!  We provide hands-on art instruction, paint supplies, canvases and your first glass of wine...everything you need to have a great time and create a masterpiece.  Check the website to pick your class based on the evening’s featured painting.
Canvas & Corks Info

main street

“Shop, Dine & Unwind” in Woodland Park’s Historic Downtown Main Street


Wildflowers 101
Saturday, 1/21
10-11 AM
Parks & Rec Classroom
Tired of the snow, got cabin fever?  Then this is the class for you.  This basic wildflower ID class will introduce you to local flora, learn what to look for when using field guides and understand the part plants play in our world.
Wildflowers 101


Fun Fact:  Did you know that there are more than 30 eating establishments right here in Woodland Park?  So, come on up for a bite and enjoy getting away for a while in the City Above the Clouds.


Stories Alive!
Mondays:  1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/27, 3/6
9-10 AM
Parks & Rec Classroom
Let your mini-artist's creativity thrive as we make stories come alive!  Each week we will read one of your favorite children's books.  After reading the story, we will explore the story and theme using music, dance, drama and even make a related craft project.  This arts focused approach to literacy engages and inspires pre-readers while also improving gross motor and fine motor skills.  New stories will be introduced each session.  For children 3-5 years old.
Stories Alive


Escape to the City Above the Clouds!  There’s lots to do while you’re here.


Page to Stage
Mondays: 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/27, 3/6
10-11 AM
Parks & Rec Classroom
Join us for a fun and engaging journey bringing magical stories and memorable characters alive on stage!  Exercises and games will help actors build literacy skills, problem solving skills, creativity and confidence!  Each session will culminate with a showcase performance for family and friends on the last day of class.  For children 6-10 years old.
Page to Stage


 RMDRC

Basic Paleontology Course
Saturday, 1/28
9:30 AM-Noon
Dinosaur Resource Center
We think you’ll enjoy Steve Veatch’s Basic Paleontology Course.  This course aims to provide a practical introduction to paleontology-the study of ancient life forms preserved as fossils.  The class will focus on the use of fossils as indicators of ancient environments.  Join Steve and explore the lost worlds where dinosaurs once ruled supreme.  Everyone gets a certificate of completion, and a resource CD to take home.
Register with the RMDRC by calling 719-686-1820 X104; ask for Deb.
Dinosaur Resource Center


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“Moose is Loose” community event February 11–26, 2017

 
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