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Near Crystal Valley This Weekend

POSTED January 12, 2017

This weekend residents of Crystal Valley make art, learn to tap dance, enjoy a little honky-tonk or take in one of two new plays. And that’s not all! Just scan the educational, recreational and entertainment-oriented activities happening in and around Castle Rock!

Thursday, January 12

WRITE THAT BLOCKBUSTER!
Do you have a best-selling novel in your bones? A blockbuster movie just waiting to be poured out onto the page? Bestselling young adult author Jessica Brody will take you through the steps to write it down! Sign up here.

Highlands Ranch Library, 9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch
6:30-9:30 p.m.

COFFEE AND COLORING
It’s all the rage, shading in outlined images using a potpourri of pens and colored pencils — inside and outside the lines! Join a bunch of cool adults for an evening of coffee, coloring and conversation!

Parker Library, 20105 East Mainstreet, Parker
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Registration

REAL MEDICAL NEWS?
Local and national news outlets often announce research that foreshadows miracle cures and breakthrough remedies? How do you know what to believe? And will it affect you and your family? Dr. Laura Saba, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Colorado Denver will discuss the role of statistics in medical research and some of the most common ways results can be misinterpreted or overstated.

PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker
6:30 p.m.
Phone: 303-805-6800

CENTURIES OLD SCAMS!
Historian and storyteller Ed Weising will entertain guests with historic and humorous hoaxes perpetrated on Coloradoans in the 19th century. In this entertaining presentation, you will learn about how gullible droves lost their life’s savings during Colorado’s early years by believing crazy scams and scam artists. Weising details cons of the 19th century including the great “Diamond Hoax” and “McGinty,” the petrified man.

Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S. Wilcox St., Castle Rock
6:45-8:00 p.m.
FREE

Thursday, January 12 through February 2

COUNTRY BOOGIE NIGHTS
If you already have a few basic line steps down, whether it’s the Electric Slide, the Boot Scoot Boogie or the Watermelon Crawl, join the crowd! Get ready to spread your wings and take your place in line!

PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker
7:00 p.m.
Cost: $40 (non-resident $44)
Phone: 303-805-6800

Friday, January 13

This weekendBLUEGRASS AT THE SCHOOLHOUSE
This weekend Kantankerous and The Savage Hearts will tag team in playing old school bluegrass, honky-tonk and innovative Southwestern bluegrass sounds. Fiddler Annie Savage has led the Savage Hearts through 30 albums and the distinctive music for which they are well-known.

PACE Center, Schoolhouse Theater, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker
7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $20
Phone: 303-805-6800

Friday-Sunday, January 13-15

THE WYNOT RADIO SHOW
This hilarious troupe returns with a theatrical SPOOF of the golden age of radio – a time when men were men, women had moxie, and adventure filled the air waves! The Colorado Springs Gazette calls it a “hilarious send-up of old-time radio,” complete with twistedly nostalgic commercials, hysterical off-air actor interaction and audience participation. The WYNOT Radio Theatre Show is an evening of side-splitting comedy for those over 12-years-old.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs
Fri.-Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 2:00 p.m.
Tickets: $20

Saturday, January 14

This weekendFAMILY ADVENTURE: ART!
This weekend take advantage of an opportunity to engage in hands-on art activities as a family. The FAC Bemis School of Art offers new adventures in art-making every quarter. Explore different themes with materials and guided techniques in the art studios led by teaching artists.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
FREE

LEGO DIBS
Family time just got super creative! Drop in and build something with these toy building bricks, at LEGOÒ Dibs! Head for the back of the children’s area.

Highlands Ranch Library, 9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch
2:00-4:00 p.m.

NEXT TO NORMAL
Winner of three Tony Awards, including Best Musical Score and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize, Next to Normal was also chosen as “one of the year’s 10 best shows” by The Los Angeles TimesThe Washington PostRolling Stone and The New York Times critics.

Dad’s an architect; Mom keeps the household humming; their daughter and son are bright, wise-cracking teens; a typical American family. But as the curtain is pulled back, Mom reveals a 16-year battle with manic depression. Next to Normal takes audiences into the minds and hearts of each character, presenting their family’s story with love, sympathy and heart.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs
7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $40-$50

Tuesday, January 17

ART ON THE GO!
Calling all budding artists! Take the time to cultivate your inner Picasso with artists from the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art who will present a book for the kids to enjoy, then lead them in a literature-based art project. Registration is required. Ages six to 12.

Lone Tree Library, 10055 Library Way, Lone Tree
4:30-5:30 p.m.
Phone: 303-791-7323

INVESTIGATE YOUR ANCESTRY!
Castle Rock Genealogical Society offers multi-level curriculum providing beginning, intermediate and advanced genealogical studies. Investigate your ancestry!

Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S. Wilcox St., Castle Rock
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 18 through February 15

TAP FOR ADULTS!
Learn and practice the basics of tap vocabulary like shuffles, flaps, digs and time-steps in simple rhythm combinations and across the floor traveling steps. Then put it together for quick, fun and rhythmically challenging tap combos set to music! For anyone age 12 and over. Tap shoes are required!

PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Cost: $74 (non-residents $79)
Phone: 303-805-6800

This Weekend, Visit Crystal Valley!

With so many options near Crystal Valley for fun, entertainment and learning – why would you want to live anywhere else? This master-planned community in Castle Rock features the latest collections by Richmond American Homes including quick move-in options. Choose from ranch or two-story models, priced from the $300s.

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