All events are free and open to the public. Registration required when noted.
Aurora Animal Shelter, 15750 E. 32nd Ave.
Saturday, Jul. 20, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Children have the chance to practice and improve their reading skills while providing enrichment for cats waiting for their forever homes at the city of Aurora Animal Shelter. All participants will get to choose a prize from the treasure chest after reading! Reading times are in 30–minute intervals. First grade and older. Visit auroralibrary.org or call 303.739.6589 to register. When registering online, put desired time in "Special Needs" box.
Saturday, Jul. 20, 11:00 a.m. (Saturdays, 11:00 am)
Stories, songs and rhymes for kids ages 0-7. Please note: the first Saturday of the month is designated a "Sensory Storytime" and includes special activities for children with special needs. All children are welcome to attend!
Saturday, Jul. 20, 10:30 a.m.
Children of all ages will enjoy this storytime with picture books, rhymes and songs that support the development of early literacy skills for 0-7 year olds. Parent/caregiver participation is encouraged.
Saturday, Jul. 20, 10:30
FREE Tutoring in Reading for Elementary Students
Saturdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Martin Luther King Jr. Library
Is your elementary school student struggling with reading at school? The Children’s Literacy Center will provide a trained volunteer who can tutor your child for free, one hour per week! For more information and to pre-register, go to https://www.childrensliteracycenter.org/parents-teachers
Children’s Literacy Center, Colorado Springs, 719-471-8672 ext.1
Saturday, Jul. 20, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing at our 1960s-themed party! There will be a brief presentation and discussion, archival footage of the event on our big screen projector plus fun activities. All Ages.
Saturday, Jul. 20, 2 p.m.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of man walking on the moon for the first time at our 1960s-themed moon landing party. There will be a brief presentation and discussion, archival footage of the event on our big screen projector plus fun activities. All ages.
Saturday, Jul. 20, 3:30 pm
Bring the whole family to work on an art project! On the third Saturday of the month at 3:30 p.m. make a creation of your own or make one creation as a family.
Sat. July 20
Saturday, Jul. 20, 4 p.m.
Put on your red shirts and grab your light swords for Starry Trekkie Wars! Why pick one universe when you can enjoy them all? Battle with sabers, build your own spaceship, negotiate alien peace, and more! May the Force live long and prosper. All Ages.
Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch, 16002 E. Smith Road
Saturday, Jul. 20, 8:30 p.m.
Join us for a night of family fun learning about stars and space! We’ll start the evening inside Morrison Nature Center with space-themed activities before stepping out into Star K Ranch to learn about the universe around us. All ages. Registration required. Please register each attendee individually. Sponsored by Morrison Nature Center.