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Colorado Springs Senior Events

This calendar lists events for seniors, boomers, older adults and family caregivers living in the Colorado Springs area. Many of the events feature companies and non-profit organizations presenting information to educate and inform seniors and their families on resources available in the community. Occasionally we include other events from the Colorado Front Range.

24 October 2014


Seniors Safety Day with The Colorado Springs Police Department
When: 1:00PM – 3:00PM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Police Operations Center, 705 S. Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO (map)
The Colorado Springs Police Department is conducting a “Seniors Safety Day.” This is a free event designed for senior citizens in our city to get to know their police department and learn how we serve our community. We will meet in the Community Room located just inside the POC lobby. Chief Peter Carey will welcome the group and talk about how our department serves the community. We will have speakers from the Financial Crimes Unit, the Crime Against Elders Unit and members from the Senior Victim Assistance Team (SVAT). Learn More

1 November 2014


Colorado Springs Downtown Partnership
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Colorado Springs, CO, USA (map)
Downtown Colorado Springs host a variety of events throughout the year. The Downtown Partnership helps organize these events including parades, an annual street breakfast, a cattle drive, Olympic celebrations, music and arts festivals and more. Learn More

1 November 2014


Colorado Springs Independent Newsweekly
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Colorado Springs, CO, USA (map)
The Colorado Springs Independent Newsweekly has a local event calendar with events organized by category and neighborhood. The calendar also has the ability to sort events by date, title and venue. Visit their website and look for the Calendar link. Learn More

1 November 2014


Conversations on Death
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Unity Columbine Spiritual Center, 8900 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO (map)
Conversations on Death, a Boulder-based non-profit dedicated to encouraging meaningful and compelling explorations of the process of dying, death and grief, will host its third annual community conference on Nov 1, 2014 (the Day of the Dead) in Boulder. This day-long conference will include panels, presentations and discussions, as well as a participatory ancestor altar and music that will wake up the body and invite the soul to dance. The conference is scheduled to begin at 9:00AM. Registration is $20 per person online, $25 at the door. Space is limited and pre-registration is strongly suggested. Last year's event sold out quickly. Learn More

1 November 2014


Events at Colorado Springs World Arena and Ice Hall
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: World Arena and Ice Hall, 3185 Venetucci Blbd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 (map)
World Arena and Ice Hall offers a variety of events to the COlorado Springs community from concerts to family entertainment to a variety of sporting events including Colorado College hockey, basketball and more. Website has a calendar of upcoming events Learn More

1 November 2014


Find a The Death Café Event
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: United States (map)
With a Death Café, the idea is to get people from all backgrounds together over tea, coffee and delicious cake, to simply talk about death, a normal aspect of life that is generally feared by our culture. The hope of the Death Café movement is to simply normalize this phase of life by allowing groups of people to talk about death. A Death Café is not a support group or a means of selling services, but is instead a simple social gathering. There have been Death Cafés all over Colorado and the US. Learn More

1 November 2014


Find a Walk with a Doc Event
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Colorado Springs, CO, USA (map)
Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. What better way to start your weekend than on your feet making strides to help your heart and improving your general health to live longer! Learn More

1 November 2014


Find Local Events in Colorado Springs
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Colorado Springs, CO, USA (map)
The city of Colorado Springs maintains a detailed event calendar with local events for all ages. Events range from government meetings on public services to special promotion for popular events and holiday events. Visit the official Cit of Colorado Springs website. Learn More

1 November 2014


Memorial Health System Educational Classes
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Memorial HealthLink, 5360 N. Academy Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80918 (map)
Memorial Health System is an award-winning provider of comprehensive health care services in southern Colorado and a leading employer in Colorado Springs. The dedicated team of employees, physicians and volunteers serve the ever-changing health care needs of all regardless of ability to pay. Memorial Health System provides a variety of educational classes for the community on topics such as Yoga for seniors, Pilates conditioning, meditation, aromatherapy for cold and flu's. Visit their event calendar for more information. Learn More

1 November 2014


PeakRadar Online Guide for Arts & Cultural Information
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Colorado Springs, Colorado (map)
Peak Radar is a leading online guide for arts and cultural information for the Pikes Peak region of Colorado. The website offers the largest database of arts and cultural events, as well as additional listings of arts classes and workshops, organizations, venues, individual artists and performers, public art and more. Learn More

1 November 2014


Senior Resource Council Professional Networking
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Colorado Springs, CO, USA (map)
The Senior Resource Council of Colorado Springs connects dedicated professionals to build community on behalf of older adults. Learn how to become a member of the Colorado Springs Senior Resource Council. There are many opportunities to help seniors in the area. The organization offers a great opportunity to meet other professionals in the area. Learn More

4 November 2014


General Elections Across the U.S.
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: United States (map)
Vote by mail prior to November 4th or get out and vote on November 4th. Find non-partisan resources on the Colorado Senior Lobby website. Learn More

14 November 2014


Annual Holiday Food & Gift Festival
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Freedom Financial Services Expo Center, 3650 N Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80907, United States (map)
This show is a celebration of arts, crafts, and gourmet foods set in a holiday atmosphere amid Christmas trees, trains and Santa Claus. The gourmet food exhibit is where you can sample hundreds of different items including jams, jellies, meats, chili, candy, soups, dips, sauces, salsa, coffee, and much more! Santa makes his first appearance at the festivals delighting young and old alike. No running around to different stores or wandering thru acres of mall space, shopping can be done at a leisurely pace while finding unique one-of-a-kind items. Tickets available at the door. Learn More

14 November 2014


Conscious Dying Principles and Practices: Phase 1
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Boulder, CO, USA (map)
In this 3 day program, we develop a deeper intellectual understanding of Conscious Dying Theory, Principles and Practices. Through multiple ways of knowing: dialogue, reflective, aesthetic, experiential, imaginal activities, participants explore their own relationship to Conscious Dying and create a personal, intimate understanding and meaning of the fundamentals of this work. Learn More

15 November 2014


Health Insurance Open Enrollment through the Affordable Care Act
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: United States (map)
Note that this is not referring to Medicare health insurance plans. For coverage starting in 2015, the Open Enrollment Period for The Health Insurance Marketplace is November 15, 2014 through February 15, 2015. Individuals may also qualify for Special Enrollment Periods outside of Open Enrollment if they experience certain events. Below is a link to a video series about the healthcare reforms that created the health insurance exchanges for people under 65 that need to purchase their own health insurance. Learn More

15 November 2014


Holiday Dinner Dance Presented by Senior Resource Council of Colorado Springs
When: 5:00PM – 9:00PM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Colorado Springs City Auditorium, 221 E Kiowa St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, United States (map)
The 2014 Holiday Dinner Dance presented by Senior Resource Council of Colorado Springs is for community members age 55 and over. The event is held at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium with the support of many local businesses. All attendees MUST have a reservation for this event! Reservations will be accepted starting October 1, 2014. To make a reservation, call 719-260-0744. Each individual may make a reservation for a group of up to 8 people. Please include first name and last name of all your attendees in your message. For senior industry professionals: Sponsorship opportunities are available! Learn More

22 November 2014


30th Annual Trees of Life Outdoor Community Tree-Lighting Ceremony
When: 5:00PM – 6:00PM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 South Tejon St., Colorado Springs, CO (map)
We invite the entire community to join us in remembering those we love and those we have lost. Each of the Trees of Life is covered in lights, and behind every light is a story of a loved one who shines on in our memories. Loved ones' names provided at the event will be read in remembrance. Numerous trees will be illuminated with white lights to honor loved ones. We will also pay tribute to our military and local community protectors as we illuminate a special red, white, and blue tree in their honor. Enjoy local musical talents and complimentary refreshments as we honor loved ones and celebrate community spirit. Complimentary parking at Plaza at the Rockies. Learn More

22 November 2014


Yesterday in Concert - Acclaimed Beatles Tribute Band from Las Vegas
When: 6:00PM – 9:00PM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Hwy 105, Palmer Lake, CO (map)
Performing all eras of Beatles music in their original key, wearing drainpipe trousers and playing authentic instruments, Yesterday; The Beatles Tribute has performed on five continents. Based in Las Vegas, Yesterday Beatles tribute show bands have performed their long running show in among others, Atlantic City at the Tropicana Casino Resort for three years, at the Horizon Casino Hotel in Lake Tahoe for eight months, five months in the Tiffany Theater at the Tropicana in Las Vegas, countless Beatles tribute shows in New York, and hundreds of venues across the US. Advance Tickets: TLCA Members are $20 & Non-Members are $25. Tickets at Door: TLCA Members are $25 & Non-Members are $30. Learn More

1 December 2014


Colorado Springs Downtown Partnership
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Colorado Springs, CO, USA (map)
Downtown Colorado Springs host a variety of events throughout the year. The Downtown Partnership helps organize these events including parades, an annual street breakfast, a cattle drive, Olympic celebrations, music and arts festivals and more. Learn More

1 December 2014


Colorado Springs Independent Newsweekly
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Colorado Springs, CO, USA (map)
The Colorado Springs Independent Newsweekly has a local event calendar with events organized by category and neighborhood. The calendar also has the ability to sort events by date, title and venue. Visit their website and look for the Calendar link. Learn More

1 December 2014


Events at Colorado Springs World Arena and Ice Hall
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: World Arena and Ice Hall, 3185 Venetucci Blbd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 (map)
World Arena and Ice Hall offers a variety of events to the COlorado Springs community from concerts to family entertainment to a variety of sporting events including Colorado College hockey, basketball and more. Website has a calendar of upcoming events Learn More

1 December 2014


Find a The Death Café Event
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: United States (map)
With a Death Café, the idea is to get people from all backgrounds together over tea, coffee and delicious cake, to simply talk about death, a normal aspect of life that is generally feared by our culture. The hope of the Death Café movement is to simply normalize this phase of life by allowing groups of people to talk about death. A Death Café is not a support group or a means of selling services, but is instead a simple social gathering. There have been Death Cafés all over Colorado and the US. Learn More

1 December 2014


Find a Walk with a Doc Event
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Colorado Springs, CO, USA (map)
Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. What better way to start your weekend than on your feet making strides to help your heart and improving your general health to live longer! Learn More

1 December 2014


Find Local Events in Colorado Springs
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Colorado Springs, CO, USA (map)
The city of Colorado Springs maintains a detailed event calendar with local events for all ages. Events range from government meetings on public services to special promotion for popular events and holiday events. Visit the official Cit of Colorado Springs website. Learn More

1 December 2014


Memorial Health System Educational Classes
When: 12:00AM – 12:00AM (add to your Google Calendar)
Where: Memorial HealthLink, 5360 N. Academy Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80918 (map)
Memorial Health System is an award-winning provider of comprehensive health care services in southern Colorado and a leading employer in Colorado Springs. The dedicated team of employees, physicians and volunteers serve the ever-changing health care needs of all regardless of ability to pay. Memorial Health System provides a variety of educational classes for the community on topics such as Yoga for seniors, Pilates conditioning, meditation, aromatherapy for cold and flu's. Visit their event calendar for more information. Learn More