Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, April 12

Here's a look at what's going on Thursday in the Colorado Springs area:

     

MUSIC

By Carlotta Olson Published: April 11, 2018 0
photo - Michah, a 1-year-old timber wolf, checks out his new surroundings along with Navi, a 10-week-old timber wolf in the newly constructed day spa Thursday, July 1, 2010 at the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center in Divide. "It's really to provide enrichment," said Darlene Kobobel who owns the non-profit center. "It gives them new scenery, new smells, and provides mental stimulation." Kobobel is planning a launch party for the new enclosure on July 17. For more information visit www.wolfeducation.org. 
Anthony Souffle, The Gazette
Michah, a 1-year-old timber wolf, checks out his new surroundings along with Navi, a 10-week-old timber wolf in the newly constructed day spa Thursday, July 1, 2010 at the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center in Divide. "It's really to provide enrichment," said Darlene Kobobel who owns the non-profit center. "It gives them new scenery, new smells, and provides mental stimulation." Kobobel is planning a launch party for the new enclosure on July 17. For more information visit www.wolfeducation.org. Anthony Souffle, The Gazette

Here's a look at what's going on Thursday in the Colorado Springs area:

     

MUSIC

Bobby Messano — 7 p.m., Stargazers Theatre and Event Center
Consider the Source — With Smellblind, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep
Sharon Isbin — 7:30 p.m., Chapman Foundations Recital Hall
Jeffrey Alan Band — 9 p.m., The Whiskey Baron Dance Hall & Saloon
    

STAGE

“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” — Opens 7 p.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, CIVA Charter High School, 4635 Northpark Drive, $7-$10; tinyurl.com/ycdvg33l.
“Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka” — Opens 7 p.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sunrise Church, 2655 Briargate Blvd., $8-$15; sunriseplayers.com.
“The Trojan Women” — Opens 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, through April 21, 2 p.m. April 21, Pikes Peak Community College Theater, 5675 S. Academy Blvd.; ppcc.edu/theatre.


“WTF” - Women’s Theatre Festival — Opens 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through April 29, The Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St., $18-$25; themat.org.

Through April 15: “This is Modern Art” — The Jones, Denver, $25 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.

Through April 15: “Kiss Me, Kate” — Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, Johnstown, $29.95 and up. Go online for times and dates: coloradocandlelight.com.

“Peer Gynt” — 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays, through April 15, Ent Center for the Arts, Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater, 5225 N. Nevada Ave., $15, ; theatreworkscs.org.

Through April 22: “First Date” — Garner Galleria Theatre, Denver, $30 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.

“Fun Home” — 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through April 22, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $20 and up; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

“The Pilgrim’s Progress” — 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays,4 p.m. Fridays, through April 27, Simpich Showcase, 2413 W. Colorado Ave., $14-$17; simpich.com/theatre-2018.

Through April 28: “The Diary of Anne Frank” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays,
2 p.m. Sundays, John Hand Theater, Denver, $12-$25; thisisspotlight.com.

Through April 29: Alfred Hitchcock’s “The 39 Steps” — Miners Alley Playhouse, Golden. Go online for dates, times and ticket prices: minersalley.com.

Though April 29: “A Picasso” — 7 p.m. Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Mizel Arts and Culture Center, Denver, go online for ticket prices: cherrycreektheater.org.

Through May 6: “Native Gardens” — Space Theatre, Denver, $30 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.

Through May 13: “The Audience” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Vintage Theatre, Denver, $16-$32; vintagetheatre.org.

            

        

ARTS

“Floyd D. Tunson: Janus” — Marie Walsh Sharpe Gallery of Contemporary Art, Ent Center for the Arts, 5525 N. Nevada Ave. Runs through April 14; tinyurl.com/ycnzhp8o.

“Transformation” — Commonwheel Artists Gallery, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs. Exhibit runs through April 16; 685-1008, commonwheel.com.

Through April 22: “Ruth Schnee: Ameican Icon” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

“Envisage” — Works by Nicole Beck, through April 27, The Modbo, 17C E. Bijou St.; themodbo.com.
April Featured Artists — Joan Judge and Myra Patin, with guest artist, Sue Andzik, through April 28, Boulder Street Gallery, 206 N. Tejon St.; 636-9358, boulderstreetgallery.com.
“Michael Vigil” — Saturdays, through April 28, Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave.; 269-7055, thebridgegallery@gmail.com.

Yoshitomo Saito: “Millionyearseeds” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through April 29, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
Chiho Aoshima: “Takaamanohara” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through April 29, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

“A Walk in the Woods” — Works by Frank DiNino and Marian Busey, through April 29, Arati Artists Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave.; aratiartists.com.

Through April 30: “Courage and Hope” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

“Art Aloud 2018” —Artwork and written word exhibit, through April 30, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; Hooked on Books, 12 E. Bijou St.; Sand Creek Library, 1821 S. Academy Blvd.; tinyurl.com/y7wsdvd3.

Portraits by Molly McClure and Skylar Call — Through April 30, Plaza of the Rockies, 121 S. Tejon St.; tinyurl.com/y6vwqnt4.
April Featured Artists — Cathey Young, Patricia Rico and works by George Douthit III, through April 30, The Artists’ Gallery, 416 Main St., Cañon City; 345-4070, tinyurl.com/y93wn5pm.

“Then and Now” — Works by Sara Swan, through May 1, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave.; 520-1899, cottonwoodcenterforthearts.com.
“Art as Transformation: Finding Our Voices 11th Annual Art Show” — Works by sexual assault survivors and their allies, through May 2, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave.; cottonwoodcenterforthearts.com.

Karen Khoury Exhibit — G44 Gallery, 1785 S. Eighth St. Exhibit runs through May 5; g44gallery@gmail.com.

Through May 6: Aquarius Watermedia Exhibition — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

Works by McKenzee Kuhlman — Through May 7, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694, tinyurl.com/yben5ukw.

“Wunderkind 2018” — Works by high school juniors and seniors, The Manitou Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Runs through May 13; 685-1861,

Through May 18: “Coded: Works on Paper” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

“The Art of Haiti: Loas, History and Memory” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through May 20, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

Through May 20: “Degas: A Passion for Perfection” — Works by Edgar Degas, Denver Art Museum, Denver; denverartmuseum.org.

Through May 20: “Naturally Artificial” — Works by Jason Demarte, Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street, Gates Court Gallery, Denver; tinyurl.com/y9lkwarx.

“Detail” — Through May 29, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave.; 520-1899, cottonwoodcenterforthearts.com.
“Stitching Community Together”
— Through May 31, Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 111; 634-2204, info@culturaloffice.org

Through June 3: “Native American Fetishes” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

Works by Dan Riddle — Through June 7, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694, tinyurl.com/yben5ukw.

Gold Mining in Colorado” — Through June 9, Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd., call or go online for admission prices: 488-0880, wmmi.org.

Works by Sheila Silfvenius — Through June 14, The Gallery at Pikes Peak Regional Hospital, 16420 W. U.S. Highway 24, Woodland Park; pikespeakregionalhospital.org.

“Iamuslima” — Works by Baseera Khan, through June 24, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

Through July 22: “Drawn to Glamour” — Fashion illustrations by Jim Howard, Denver Art Museum, Denver; denverartmuseum.org.

“Red White Blue and God Bless You, a Portrait of Northern New Mexico” — Works by Alex Harris, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $5-$10. Exhibit runs through July 29; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

Ralph Allen: “Envoutement” — Through Sept. 30, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

“Art of the Southwest: 1840s to Present” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Nov. 11, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

“Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance” — Through November 2018, Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave.; 632-2646, money.org.

“The League of Wives: Vietnam’s POW/MIA Allies and Advocates” — Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St. Exhibit runs through Dec. 31: cspm.org.

“A Diorama of Pikes Peak Destinations” — Manitou Springs Heritage Center, 517 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs; 685-1454, manitouspringsheritagecenter.org.

        

OUT THERE

The Colorado Springs Cycling Club — For all ages and abilities; bikesprings.org.

UpaDowna Climb Nights — 6-8 p.m. second Tuesdays, CityRock, 21 N. Nevada Ave., free. Registration: upadowna.org/programs.
Pizzeria Rustica Cycling Club — 2 p.m. second Sundays, Pizzeria Rustica, 2527 W. Colorado Ave.; pizzeriarustica.com.
Helen Hunt Falls Visitor Center — 3440 N. Cheyenne Canon Road; cheyennecanon.org/visitor-centers.
Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center sponsored hikes
— 1805 N. 30th St., free; 219-0104. Daily Guided Nature Walks, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., meet north main parking lot.

Mueller State Park hikes — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $7 per vehicle; 687-2366.

Nature programs at Mueller State Park — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $7/vehicle; 687-2366.

Hikes at Cheyenne Mountain State Park — 410 JL Ranch Heights Road. Day pass $7 per vehicle. Reservations: 576-2016.

Nature programs at Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center — 1805 N. 30th St., free; 219-0108.

Nature programs at Starsmore Discovery Center — 2120 Cheyenne Canyon Road; 385-6086.
Bear Creek Nature Center hikes
— 245 Bear Creek Road. Reservations: 520-6387.

Nature programs at Bear Creek Nature Center — 245 Bear Creek Road. Reservations: 520-6387.

Nature programs at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument — Florissant, entrance fee, $5 for 16 or older; tinyurl.com/ych86slb.

Nature programs at Fountain Creek Nature Center — 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain. Reservations: 520-6745.

     2s & 3s Outdoors - Hooray for Hatchlings, for ages 2 and 3, 9-10:15 a.m. Thursday, $3.

Hutchinson Homestead Ranch and Learning Center Tours — Salida, $5, $3 for ages 8-16; 239-0955, hutchinsonhomestead.org.
The Colorado Birding Trail websiteColoradobirdingtrail.com, information about places to observe birds and other wildlife.

Rocky Mountain Hiking Trails — With information on more than 70 hikes; rockymountainhikingtrails.com.

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center — 4729 Twin Rocks Road, Divide; Reservations: 687-9742, wolfeducation.org.

   

     

RUNNING

Mountain Post Running Club — 5K or 10K, 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Main PX, 6220 Martinez St., Fort Carson, free. Children, strollers and pets welcome; Kris Spiller, kspiller@bbcgrp.com.

Muldooniacs Running Club — 5K or 10K, Wednesdays, Homestead Trail, meet between 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at Jose Muldoons, 5710 S. Carefree Circle; 574-5673, josemuldoons.com.

Gallop in the Garden — 4-6 p.m. Thursdays, Garden of the Gods Park, 1805 N. 30th St. Registration: gardenofgods.com.

Achilles International Pikes Peak Running Club — A nonprofit organization that uses the power of running to bring hope, inspiration and the joys of achievement to people with disabilities, 6:15 p.m. meet and sign in; 6:30-7:30 p.m. run, walk or wheel, Mondays, Colorado Running Co., University Village Center, 5262 N. Nevada Ave., Suite 140; Laura, 331-1011.

Two Elks Runners Club — 5:30-7 p.m. Thursdays, Thunder and Buttons, upstairs, 2415 W. Colorado Ave. Run along midland trail; 447-9888, twoelksrunnersclub@gmail.com or on Facebook.
Thursday Night Run Club — 6 p.m. Thursdays, Old Chicago’s, 7115 Commerce Center Drive; 232-4656, facebook.com/TNRCCOSprings.

Colorado Springs Running Club  — 7:30 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. 45- to 60-minute runs, free; 635-3833. For a list of runs and events, go to corunco.com.

Pikes Peak Road Runners — Go online for information, cost and registration: pprrun.or

 


         

COMMUNITY

Salute to the U.S. Olympic Family Luncheon — 11:30 a.m. Thursday, DoubleTree, 1755 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. Reservations: Rebekah Bressler, 634-7333, ext. 1003, rebekah@thesportscorp.org.



    

    
VOLUNTEERING

Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo — Volunteer docents, 5200 Nature Center Road, Pueblo. Registration: 549-2414.
Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center — Volunteer for information desk; 219-0108.
Eleven Mile — Volunteer naturalist for children’s craft and educational programs Saturday mornings; Kristen, 748-3401, email park_interpreter@yahoo.com.
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center — Work in visitor center, groundskeeping, leading tours and more, 4729 Twin Rocks Road, Divide; 687-9742.
Fountain Creek Nature Center — 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain. 520-6745 , bcfcvolunteers@gmail.com.
     • Great American Clean-up, 9 a.m. April 21; gacppp.com.
Bear Creek Nature Center — 245 Bear Creek Road. Reservations: Paula, 520-6387, bcfcvolunteers@gmail.com.
     • Great American Clean-up, 9 a.m. April 21; gacppp.com.

    

    

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