Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, March 7

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

     

MUSIC

By Carlotta Olson Updated: March 6, 2018 at 9:17 pm • Published: March 6, 2018 0
photo - Commonwheel Member Pop-Up Sale — Through March 12, Commonwheel Artists Gallery, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs. Mark Reis, The Gazette
Commonwheel Member Pop-Up Sale — Through March 12, Commonwheel Artists Gallery, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs. Mark Reis, The Gazette

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

     

MUSIC

Lenten Organ Concert — With Jospeh Galema, 12:15 p.m., First United Methodist Church
“Music at Midday”— 12:15 p.m., Packard Performance Hall
Otherwise — With Vital Vampire, Deathride, 6 p.m., The Black Sheep
Springs Contemporary Jazz Band — 6 p.m., The Warehouse
Joe Johnson — 7:30 p.m., Front Range BBQ
Visiting Artist Concert-Yuval Ron Ensemble “Unity of the Heart”-Mystical Music of the Middle East — 7:30 p.m., Packard Performance Hall
    

STAGE

Celtic Nights — 8 p.m. Wednesday, Shockley-Zalabak Theater, 5225 N. Nevada Ave., $24-$65; uccspresents.org.

Through March 10: “Becky Shaw” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Coal Creek Theater, Louisville, $15-$18; cctlouisville.org.


Through March 11: “Company” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, Center Stage, Evergreen, $17-$28; evergreenchorale.org.
“Oklahoma”
— 7:30 pm. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays, through March 11, Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 N. Nevada Ave., $35; theatreworkscs.org.

Through March 11: “Sleuth” — Vintage Theatre, Aurora, $16-$32. Go online for times and dates: vintagetheatre.org.
Through March 11: “The Great Leap” — Ricketson Theatre, Denver, $30 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.

“Androcles and the Lion” — 6 p.m. Fridays, 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through April 1, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $10-$20; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

Through April 8: “Jotunheim: A Legend of Thor and His Hammer” — 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, The Bitsy Stage, Denver, donations accepted; bitsystage.com.

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

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

      

ARTS

Works by Mark Westfall — Through March 7, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694, academyframe@gmail.com.

“Out of the Darkness: The World of Zoe Stiler” — Through March 9, Pikes Peak Community College Art Gallery, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave.; 502-3135.

Commonwheel Member Pop-Up Sale — Through March 12, Commonwheel Artists Gallery, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs; 685-1008, commonwheel.com.

“Iconoclasm” — Through March 17, GOCA 121, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 100; tinyurl.com/y96umhvk.
FAC Legacy Series: “Adolf Dehn and the American Land” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through March 18, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

“Endure and Conquer” Exhibit — Collection of artwork and poetry from Colorado Springs Early Colleges and High School by young artists whose lives have been touched by suicide, through March 22, St George’s Anglican Church, 217 E. Pikes Peak Ave.; stgac.org.

“Solid Metaphor” — Works by Rick Berry and Michael Dowling, G44 Gallery, 1785 S. 8th St. Exhibit runs through March 24; galleryg44.com.

“The Knitting Circle” — Works by Nikki Stitch and Felicia Kelly, through March 30, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St.; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

Work by Teri Homick — The Principal’s Office, 1604 W. Cascade Ave. Exhibit runs through March 31; themodbo.com.

Works by Michael Patti — Through April 7, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694, academyframe@gmail.com.

“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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.org

 

 

     

COMMUNITY

Eat with the Doves for Scholarships — 4-10 p.m. March 7, to benefit Soaring Dove Foundation, Texas Roadhouse, 3120 N. Powers Blvd.; zpb-xkz.org/scholarship.
 

      

       

VOLUNTEERING

North Cheyenne Cañon Park — Volunteers needed for outdoor education at Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center; Aaron Rogers, 385-6089, arogers@springsgov.com.
Colorado Springs Therapeutic Riding Center at The Mark Reyner Stables — Volunteers needed to help special needs people during equine-assisted therapy; 634-4173, cstrc.org.
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center — Volunteers needed to work in visitor center, grounds keeping, leading tours and more, 4729 Twin Rocks Road, Divide; 687-9742.
Fountain Creek Nature Center — 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain. Registration: Paula, 520-6745 , bcfcvolunteers@gmail.com.

    

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