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November Events

by Elise Moeller | November 2, 2017, 14:10 PM

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November 3
: First Friday ArtWalk in Old Colorado City - 5-8 p.m.
Appreciate 100+ art pieces during the self-guided walking tour through art galleries and open artist studios! Stroll down Colorado Avenue and meet the artists, watch demonstrations, drink refreshments and support your local artistic community!

November 4: Garden of the Gods Full Moon Hike - 6:30-8 p.m.
Head to the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center for a Full Moon hike! Bring your friends and family for an hourlong guided tour through the moonlit Garden of the Gods! The proceeds from this event will benefit the Trails and Open Space Coalition, The Garden of the Gods Foundation and Friends of Garden of the Gods.

November 4: Annual Arts & Crafts Fair at the Colorado Springs Senior Center - 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
The 24th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair offers handmade items including jewelry, scarves, organic beauty products, baked goods, home décor and many other one-of-a-kind items! Celebrate our local Colorado artists and start your holiday gift shopping this Saturday at the Colorado Springs Senior Center.

November 4: Breakfast & Football at the Briargate YMCA  - 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Veterans and their families are invited to enjoy a pre-game meal at Rocky Mountain PACE prior to the Air Force/Army football game!

November 8: Veterans Salute at the Colorado Springs Senior Center
Join us to honor the veterans from our local community! There will be a special guest speaker as well as music from the New Century Band, a Color Guard, words of appreciation, and refreshments. Register online here, in-person at the Colorado Springs Senior Center Front Desk or call 719-955-3400.

November 10: Thanksgiving Potluck Lunch at the Garden Ranch YMCA - 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The Garden Ranch YMCA will provide the turkey and asks that you bring either a salad, side dish or dessert to share! The Widefield HS NJROTC Color Guard will be at the event. We also invite anyone who is or who has served in the military, or who has a loved one who is/has served, to bring a picture so that we may place it on our Table of Honor. Register here by November 6.

November 11: Veterans Day on Pikes Peak
This Veterans Day, Pikes Peak is honored to offer free admission to all who serve and have served our country. Please bring a valid Military ID.

November 14: Skate in the Park
Bring your family and friends to the only outdoor ice rink in Colorado Springs! Skate in the Park at Acacia Park will be open from November 14 - January 15.

November 14: Pie Baking Contest at the Colorado Springs Senior Center
It’s officially pie season! Bring your A-game to the ultimate "All Kinds of Sweet Pies" contest. After 1st and 2nd place are awarded, the audience is welcome to sample to pie! Register online here, in-person at the Colorado Springs Senior Center Front Desk or call 719-955-3400.

November 21: Community Thanksgiving Meal at the Southeast YMCA - 5-7:30 p.m.
Each year the Directors and Staff at Southeast prepare a Thanksgiving meal for those in our community. Donations of food or your time are truly appreciated. Contact Nicole Stocker at [email protected] for more information.

November 23: Turkey Trot 5K at the Briargate YMCA - 9:00 a.m.
Get your trot on at the 20th Annual YMCA Turkey Trot! Walk, jog or run with your friends and family before your great Thanksgiving feast!

November 25: Small Business Saturday
Support our Colorado Springs business community! On Small Business Saturday, local shopping stores and restaurants are offering deals all day. Swing by the Welcome Booth in Acacia Park from 11 a.m - 2 p.m. to pick up your free shopping tote bag. Support the Colorado Springs economy and shop local!

November 28: Tunes on Tuesday with Alice Archibald at Colorado Springs Senior Center
Alicia Archibald is a singer and guitarist who sings song from the past and present. She will keep you humming with hits like Crazy, Stand By Me, Under the Boardwalk, The House that Build Me, and many more. Register online here, in-person at the Colorado Springs Senior Center Front Desk or call 719-955-3400.

Coming up in December…

December 2: Festival of Lights Parade - 5:50 p.m.
Join this non-profit organization for a night of tradition at the 33rd annual Festival of Lights Parade!

December 2: Breakfast with Santa for Military Families at the Southeast YMCA - 9-10:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Come enjoy breakfast with your family and Santa! There will be two different sessions: a 9 a.m. session and 11 a.m. session. Please register for one session!

December 9: Jingle Bell 5K at 9 a.m. 
Ho ho ho! Who’s ready to jingle bell rock this festive 5K? Join your community in a morning run, jog or walk to support the YMCA! 

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