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What’s Happening?

Upcoming events….please check back often for more detailed updates!

NOTE: Calendar subject to change. Please check again prior to attending an event.


April 11, Sat…Teacher Appreciation Day..Free admission and tour with proof of current teaching status.  20% off yearly membership today only, does not apply to school tours.  Contact Geri at 719-686-1820×110 to schedule your personal tour.

May 4-10, Mon-Sun…Children’s Book Week

May 9, Sat 1:30pm-2:30pm… A Seusstacular Celebration with Denise Gard and her border collie, Sienna.    Join Denise and Sienna as they act out some of your favorite Dr. Seuss tales such as Horton Hatches the Egg and Gertrude McFuzz!  It’s FUN, it’s WACKY, it’s full of laughter, feathers, tricks and audience participation!  Make a craft to take home with you.

May 10, Sun…Mother’s Day…Mother’s get in free with 1 paid regular priced adult or child admission

May 30, Sat 11:00am-3:00pm…USAF Academy, Captain Jacob Harley will present “Physics is Phun” at 11:30am and 1:30 pm.  He will also be talking to visitors before, in between and after each performance and answering questions.  “Physics is Phun” show illustrates the mysterious side of forces at work in our world.  The effects of extreme heat and cold on everyday objects are put to a test.  You will see electricity at play and observe its tangled relationship with magnetism.  The audience is always welcome to investigate the demonstrations in detail and meet with members of the Academy after the presentation.

 Jun 13, Sat 10:00am-3:00pm…Outdoor Family Fun…Cave of the Winds-Geolab, Corbin Hillam-Chalk painting, Community Karate and Fitness-Karate demos, Classics 88.7 KCME-FM)-Music activities, Rocky Mountain Wildlife-Wolves, Flash and Thelma Memorial Rescue-Hedgehogs, Police Officers Koski and Anderson-Safety Information, Kohl’s Cares Car Safety Program-Nationally certified car seat safety technicians will be available to check your child’s car seat., Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument-Fossil activity table, Food- Wally’s Tamales, Emenaye Catering

Jun 21, Sun…Father’s Day…Father’s get in FREE with one paid regular priced adult or child admission

Jul 4, Sat…Military Appreciation Day…Military personnel receive 1/2 off of regular admission with active or retired military I.D

Jul 11, Sat 9:00am-4:00pm…Outdoor Art/Craft Fair…Avon-watches, lotion, perfume, beauty products, John Patterson-dinosaur and landscape artwork, Rawson Photography-framed and matted scenic photography, Food-Wally’s Tamales,


Aug 1 & 2, Sat & Sun 9:00am-4:00pm…Critter Rescue Roundup…Rocky Mountain Wildlife-Wolves, Nature’s Educators-Wild bird program(Sunday ONLY), Food- Wally’s Tamales, Emenaye Catering, Top Dog Catering


Aug 22, Sat 1:30pm-2:30pm…Chemistry Magic…Science and Magic. They are actually the same thing. Most magic tricks have a scientific explanation and you’re about to find out the secret behind these scientific magic tricks. This event includes burning water, Mushroom Man, water that changes into Kool-Aid and back again, dry ice, and more.  There will also be take home project for the children.

Sept 5, Sat 10:00am-3:30pm…Native American Day…Rocky Mountain Wildlife-Wolves, Seven Falls Dancers-performances at 1:00pm & 2:30pm, FOOD-Wally’s Tamales, Lorenzo Tsosie-Indian Tacos and Fry Bread


Oct 24, Sat 1:30pm-3:00pm…Halloween Show – ”Spooky Tales” – Denise Gard and her dog Sienna will both be in costume.  A bubbling stew is mixed up with the audiences help while Halloween stories are told with audience participation.

Nov 11, Wed…Veterans Day…Military personnel receive 1/2 off of regular admission with active or retired military I.D
Nov 21, Sat 1:30pm…“Turkey’s Everywhere”, Hear lots of Thanksgiving stories and songs, make your own Pilgrim Bag puppet and then join Cathy Kelsay in putting on your very own puppet show with YOU as the star.  Take your puppets home after the show.

Nov 26, Thursday…Thanksgiving Day…RMDRC will be closed

Dec 12, Sat 1:00pm…“Winter Wonderland”, Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a fun filled afternoon.  Meet Santa from 1:00pm-3:00pm and let him know your Christmas wishes, then join Mrs. Claus for a show with stories and songs at 1:00pm.  End your Christmas adventure by making a colorful Reindeer craft to take home.

Dec 24, Thurs…Christmas Eve...RMDRC Will close at 3:00pm

Dec 25, Fri…Christmas Day…RMDRC will be closed

Dec 29, Tues 9:00am-5:00pm…Kid’s FREE Day…2 children, ages 12 and under, will receive FREE admission with one paid regular priced adult admission.

Dec 31, Thurs…New Year’s Eve…RMDRC will close at 3:00pm


Jan 1, Fri…New Year’s Day…RMDRC will be closed




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