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Can’t Miss Weekend Events

POSTED February 23, 2017

When it comes to events near Crystal Valley, there are those you want to check out and those you must – like hearing cellist Yo-Yo Ma play a one-night only concert 30 minutes from your house. Or watching Peter Pan fly to Neverland, or one of multiple G-rated free movie screenings for kids and families. There’s much to do and see this weekend in and around Castle Rock!

TODAY/TONIGHT, Thursday, February 23

eventsSCREENING: THE MUSIC MAN
As part of the Douglas County Libraries’ Love is in the Air program running through February, a free screening of The Music Man is coming to a library near you! The 1962 musical comedy about a traveling con man who convinces the town of River City to give money for a band stars Robert Preston and Shirley Jones. The family-friendly movie earned 7.7 out of 10 stars (IMDB.com) and a G-rating.

Castle Pines Library/The Loft, 360 Village Square Ln., Castle Pines
4:30-7:30 p.m.
FREE

STUFFED ANIMAL SLEEPOVER!
Bring a stuffed animal to the PACE Center to see The Berenstain Bears LIVE!  and stay for a sleepover with Parker Arts and Douglas County Libraries. Pick up your stuffed friend from DCL-Parker at 10:00 a.m. or 5:00 p.m. the next day. Pickup pictures of your stuffed animal’s adventures and enjoy a special storytime and craft. One stuffed animal per child. Purchase tickets for the show and register for the sleepover prior to the event.

Parker Arts, Culture and Events Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker
6:30 p.m.
Tickets: $12
Register Online Here
Phone 303-791-7323

Friday, February 24

FAMILY STAR PARTY
Join other families for an evening of looking to the stars to discover the wonders of the universe! This event creates a fun learning environment for the whole family and inspires the next generation of astronomy enthusiasts! All outside activities are free to the public, and discounted admission is available for those wishing to explore the Discovery Center and Science on a Sphere® inside.

Space Foundation Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Dr., Colorado Springs
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Tickets: $3-$5
Phone: 719-576-8000

SCREENING: QUEST FOR THE SPEAR
The librarian of a New York library doesn’t just manage books, he hunts relics. His first mission is to find a biblical spear which is broken and scattered in different countries. The 2004 movie stars Noah Wyle and Sonya Wagner as his blonde sidekick and marital arts expert.

Castle Pines Library/Event Hall, 360 Village Square Ln., Castle Pines
6:00-8:00 p.m.
FREE

LIFE-SIZE FAMILY GAME NIGHT
If you’re looking for a night of family fun, come to the Castle Rock library and try your hand at playing popular board and life-sized games staged throughout the library. It’s entertainment for all ages and a great way to spend part of your Friday night! For more information email or call Laura Burge at [email protected]

Philip S. Miller Library/Bank Room, 100 S. Wilcox St., Castle Rock
6:00-7:00 p.m. or 7:30-9:00 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323

YO-YO MA-NIA!
Don’t miss this one-night only concert with the world’s most celebrated cellist: 18-time Grammy winner Yo-Yo Ma and the Colorado Springs Philharmonic. His amazing career bear witness to his intense desire for artistic growth and reinvention. Whether performing new or familiar works for the cello, or joining other musicians for chamber music, Yo-Yo Ma strives to find a connection with his audiences through the exploration of diverse musical performances. Online ticket sales stop two hours before the event starts.

Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts, 190 S. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs
7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $58-$298

Friday-Saturday, February 24-25

PETER PAN IN NEVERLAND
Peter Pan, the innocent and mischievous little boy who could fly has many adventures while refusing to grow up. Join Peter and all his friends, Tinkerbell, Wendy, John, Michael, Tiger Lily, the Lost Boys and Peter’s mortal enemy, the evil Captain Hook. Presented by Classic Acts, it’s an amazing story from the mind of novelist J.M. Barrie about what happens in Neverland!

PACE Center/The Schoolhouse, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker
6:00 p.m.
Tickets: $8

Friday-Sunday, February 24-26

JUNIE B. JONES
A delightful adaptation of the best-selling children’s book series brought to life in a genuinely comical and not-just-for-kids musical. It’s Junie B.’s first day of first grade and a lot of things have changed for her. Featuring a tremendously lovable character and fun-filled songs, Junie B. Jones will capture your heart just as the books captivated an entire generation of kids.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 Dale St., Colorado Springs
Fri., 6:00 p.m.; Sat./Sun., 1:00 p.m.
Tickets: $10-$20
Phone: 719-634-5581

Saturday, February 25

ANIMAL ADOPTION FAIR
If you’re looking to add a member to your family, the Love is in the Air Animal Adoption Fair is the place to be. Local pet adoption agencies will bring adoptable pets for families looking for furry friends.

Castle Pines Library/Event Hall, 360 Village Square Ln., Castle Pines
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

RUM TASTING TREAT
Join other taste testers of liquor and Davidson’s Spirits Specialist Chris Motley as he guides everyone through the history of America’s longest-running cocktail craze. Included will be a side trip to discover the true nature of Tiki Cocktails and a history of the rum-producing islands that supply the world with spirits – the 100-proof kind. With a live orchestra and plenty of finger foods, this is an adults-only event.

Southridge Recreation Center, 4800 Macarthur Rd., Highlands Ranch
5:00-7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $25
Phone: 303-346-0235

SCREENING: THE PAGEMASTER
Another Love is in the Air program screening, this time of The Pagemaster, a 1994 American live-action/animated fantasy adventure film starring Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Lloyd, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Stewart and Leonard Nimoy.

Castle Pines Library/Event Hall, 360 Village Square Ln., Castle Pines
6:00-8:00 p.m.
FREE

HONORING BLACK COMPOSERS
In honor of Black History Month, the Parker Symphony Orchestra performs pieces by composers of color from the late 1700s to the late 1900s, with works by Scott Joplin, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Duke Ellington and more.

Parker Arts, Culture and Events Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker
7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $22-$27

Sunday, February 26

SCREENING: THE LOVING STORY
The Loving Story is the 2011 documentary, is the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple’s heart-rending story set during the turbulent Civil Rights era and the Supreme Court ruling that changed the course of history.

Lone Tree Library/Event Hall, 1005 Library Way, Lone Tree
2:00-3:15 p.m.
FREE

SCREENING: THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS
Don’t miss the 2016 hit 3-D computer-animated buddy adventure film, The Secret Life of Pets. It’s the story of a quiet terrier named Max whose life is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.

Castle Pines Library/Event Hall, 360 Village Square Ln., Castle Pines
2:00-4:00 p.m.
FREE

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