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Hot Summer Nights: Music on the Labyrinth - Joe Uveges

6:30 PM-8:30 PM

16 E. Platte Ave., Colorado Springs, Co 80903, outdoors on the south side
First Christian Church is presenting another program in their “Hot Summer Nights: Music on the Labyrinth” series, featuring Joe Uveges, singer and acoustic guitarist. His music includes everything from driving rock to country ballads, percussive funk and adult contemporary with a spiritual twist. The program will be held outdoors on the south side of the church (but will move indoors for inclement weather), so bring a blanket or chair. A free will offering will be taken.

Raised a farm kid in Schoharie New York, Joe Uveges has meandered a path of small town minstrel on Colorado's Front Range for more than 22 years. For the last 12 years Joe has played 130+ shows a year from coast to coast, performing and promoting his CDs, two of which wond “Best of” awards in the Pikes Peak region. Joe was fan choice for “Best Solo Musician” in the Pikes Peak region in 2011 and 2012. A consummate veteran of coffee-houses and concerts of every type, Joe weaves a performer's magic in numerous settings with grace and humor, and has written over 900 songs. Joe recently teamed up with Christian singer/songwriter Stephanie Pauline of “More than Music” ministries on a country disc entitled: When the Smoke Clears. The disc was recorded in Nashville and Colorado Springs and features some of country music's finest studio players including Dave Cleveland, Tim Akres (Rascall Flatts), Gary Lund, Mark Web, Jason Web, Steve Brewster, Charlie Hall, and Glenn Duncan (Barbara Mandrell). The disc was released in 2011.
Joe is currently acting music minister at High Plains Church (UU) in Colorado Springs. “Joe Uveges is not only a warm, wise and witty musician, but also a gifted, gritty and grace-filled storyteller and theologian! Truly uplifting, engaging, inspiring…..worship music at its best! He resides in Colorado Springs with his wife Kristen and two children. http://www.joeuveges.com
Carol Wilson, 719 633-8888, fcc@firstchristiancos.org

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Critter Rescue Round Up

Sat. 08/02 9am-4pm - Sun. 08/03 10am-3pm

Dinosaur Resource Center, 201 S. Fairview St., Woodland Park, CO 80863
Wolves, Hedgehogs and Dogs, Oh My! This event has been growing each year with many animal rescue and support groups including everyone's favorite, Standing Bear, founder of The Thelma and Flash Hedgehog Rescue. See some live wolves up close and enjoy some good food. Four free admissions to the museum if you adopt an animal (must be used at a later date).
Deb R., 719-686-1820, custserv@rmdrc.com

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7:00 pm

Village Seven Presbyterian Church, 4040 Nonchalant Circle South, Colorado Springs 80917
Village Arts of Colorado Springs
Presents an Amateur Production of


Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Based on "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" by T.S. Elliot

July 31, August 1, 2, 7, 8, 9
7:00 p.m.

Click here for tickets
Earlybird Discounts & Reserved Seating

Tickets also available by cash or check before and after
Village Seven 8:30 and 11:20 a.m. Sunday services.
Box office opens at 6:00 p.m. before each performance.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for open seating.
No children under six years, please.

For questions or concerns, please call Chris
at 719-433-8128 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Village Seven Presbyterian Church
4040 Nonchalant Circle South
Colorado Springs, CO 80917

All performances benefit Compassion International

First performance at The New London Theatre, London May 11, 1981 presented by Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Theatre Co. Limited. Originally presented in America by The Shubert Organization, Cameron Mackintosh, The Really Useful Company and David Geffen. Original Broadway production: Directed by Trevor Nunn, Associate Directed and Choreography by Gillian Lynne, Designed by John Napier, Orchestration by David Cullen and Andrew Lloyd Webber. CATS is presented through exclusive arrangement with R & H Theatricals and The Really Useful Theatre Company Limited. www.rnh.com
Richard Hunt

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Open House - Colorado Academy of Music and Dance

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

The Colorado Academy of Music and Dance; 975 Garden of the Gods Rd, St. F, Colorado Springs, CO 80907
With the school-year approaching fast and vacations coming to an end, one might think that “fun” is almost over. That is not the case at our Academy! The Colorado Academy of Music and Dance and Brazilian Capoeira is hosting an open house and there is something for the whole family. From great stretching in ballet to upbeat martial arts in Brazilian Capoeira, to rhythmic tapping, we will keep you in shape and feeling invigorated all year round. Come enjoy FREE introductory classes for all ages, food and drinks, meet the instructors, and get special offers on registration packages! Don't let the thought of winter deter you from staying active and becoming part of an amazing group of people. You won’t want to miss out on this great opportunity!

The Academy offers a variety of classes at every level, whether you are a beginner or have many years of experience. The Dance department offers ballet, tap, jazz, modern, and contemporary. It offers great conditioning of all areas of the body and well as challenging your mind to learn new and fun things. The Brazilian Capoeira program incorporates martial arts, music, and dance all in one class. It is a high-energy class that makes working out fun! With both of these programs our curriculum focuses not only on the disciple of dance or capoeira, but also on personal character development, goal setting, and leadership training. Students will see progress not only at the physical level, but in many aspects of their everyday life as well!
Students’ will attest to having higher self-confidence and a clear vision of their goals.

Open House is on August 2nd with doors open from 9:00AM to 3:00PM. Specific intro classes are as follows: Adult Ballet at 9:00AM; Pre Dance for 2 year olds at 10:00AM; Capoeira for all ages at 1:00PM; Dance for 3-4 year olds at 1:30PM; Dance for 5-7 year olds at 2:00PM; Dance for 8-12 year olds at 2:30PM. The Academy is located at 975 Garden of the Gods Rd St F. More information is available by calling (719) 635-1004 or by visiting our websites at www.springsdance.com or www.capsprings.com
The Colorado Academy of Music and Dance; 719-635-1004; http://www.springsdance.com

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Back to School Fashion Show


Lower-level of The Citadel, near Sports Fanatic and Footlocker. 750 Citadel Drive East, Colorado Springs, CO 80909
The Citadel is hosting a free Back-To-School Fashion Event featuring dozens of local school children. Enjoy back-to-school fashion tips and trends, giveaways, and an interactive Citadel Photo Booth.

The fashion show will feature live musical and dance performances, as well as clothing and accessories from Citadel shops. Don’t miss the award-winning dance performances during the event. School supply donations will be accepted at the event to benefit D11 elementary schools.

For more information about the Back-To-School Fashion Show, visit www.ShopTheCitadel.com.
Jill Lais, Marketing Director of The Citadel. Phone: 719.591.2900. E-Mail: JLais@spinosoreg.com.

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‘ART’ by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton

4:00 pm Sunday and 7:30 all other night

Springs Ensemble Theatre, 1903 E. Cache La Poudre, Colorado Springs 80909
Springs Ensemble Theatre (“SET”) continues our fifth anniversary season with Yasmina Reza’s, ‘ART’ a comedy that challenges the conventions of art and the definition of friendship.

Marc is upset because one of his best friends, Serge, has bought a painting. It’s a canvas about five feet by four, white on white with diagonal white lines. Marc thinks the painting is a joke. Serge thinks Marc doesn’t have the training to understand. Their other friend, Yvan, eager to placate both of them, allows Marc and Serge to pull him into the middle of their disagreement. As the play goes on, lines are crossed, loyalties tested, and the trio’s arguments become less theoretical and more personal. Will their friendship survive?
For more information or to make reservations, call SET’s box office line at (719) 357-3080, email springsensembletheatre@gmail.com or visit our website: springsensembletheatre.org.

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Wild Outdoor Edible Plants

10 AM – Noon OR 1 – 3 PM

Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Join local edible plant enthusiast Tracy Bookman for a presentation and hike to learn how to graze you backyard and the Front Range for wild plants you can eat. Best suited for ages 10 to adult. Bring your lunch with you as in between programs, a wild edible salad and lemonade will be served. Learn about Tracy and all things edible at www.wildthingsyoucaneat.com! $4/member, $5/nonmember, reservations required at 520-6387.
Bear Creek Nature Center, 520-6387

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Covered Wagon Days

7:00 am --10:00 pm

Del Norte, CO
In South Central Colorado, next to the Mighty San Juan Mountains, the historic town of Del Norte invites you to come help celebrate our colorful history and diverse cultures during the first weekend in August each year by attending Covered Wagon Days on August 1st through 3rd.
The Grand Marshal for the parade will be hometown hero, Astronaut Kent Rominger, and the theme this year will be “Trails To The Future.”
Del Norte has been awarded one of the "10 Most Western Towns in the Country" by TRUE WEST Magazine.
Learn about the Wild West first hand while enjoying the myriad of activities that abound in our town and nearby mountains. Check the website www.coveredwagondays.org for all of the exciting events this year. Escape the heat; "Go Western" in Del Norte!
Karen Bonnie info@coveredwagondays.org
Tel 719-657-0286

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As You Like It

7:30 p.m.-9:30 pm

Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site
Take a break from summer in the city, and come to our tent in beautiful Rock Ledge Ranch. You’ll follow the fortunes of two women and a clown fleeing a corrupt court to seek new life in the great outdoors. Shakespeare’s great romantic comedy is a feast of language, song, and freedom featuring the fabulous Rosalind, the girl dressed like a boy who teaches the boy how to get the girl. No one does it better!

6 pm Bring a picnic or enjoy a hot dog from Margo's Vienna Station and explore the Ranch.

7 pm House opens

7:30 pm The show starts!
Theatreworks, (719) 255 - 3232, theatreworks@theatreworkscs.org

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