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Jennifer has been a licensed Realtor since 1980. She began her real estate career in Dallas and was active in sales as well as mortgage lending for 15 years before relocating to Colorado Springs in 1996. Jennifer is the Employing Broker of Springs Homes overseeing our daily operations, reviews all contracts, counsels Buyers and Sellers, negotiates contracts and manages both the Buy/Sell side of Real Estate as well as Property Management. She graduated from SMU with a degree in Music Education and has been actively involved with the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony. She has been a past member of the Board of Directors as well as the conductor of the Vivace Strings Orchestra.

Things to Do This Weekend (Mar 25-Mar 26) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Mar 25-Mar 26) in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs Things to Do

Roller Derby: PPDD All Stars vs. Crossroads Roller Derby-  Sat Mar 25, 7:00 pm, Colorado Springs City Auditorium 221 East Kiowa

Admission: $10 pre-sale/$15 at the door. Kids 10 and under free. These dames know how to skate. Come watch the Derby Dames take on Crossroads Roller Derby, from Las Cruces, New Mexico. They are also hosting their fundraiser for St. Baldrick's. For more info, visit: Derby Dames Facebook

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Mountain Country Presents: Colorado Country Showcase, Sat Mar 25, 7:00 pm, Stargazers Theatre & Event Center 10 S. Parkside Drive

Admission: Free. Radio Station Mountain Country 107.3 is showcasing some incredible local talent in the country music scene. Come hear some favorite known bands and discover some new up and coming bands. For more information: Stargazer's Theatre.

 

Colorado Springs Things to Do

Art & Wine at the Library, Sat Mar 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm, PPLD - Cheyenne Mountain Library 1785 South 8th Street, Suite 100

Admission: Free, registration recommended. Nothing goes better together than Art and Wine. Join us for an artist talk with Lori Dipasquale at the library, then we’ll head to the G44 Gallery to view her show, and finish up at Sovereignty Wines for a wine tasting!. For more information: Cheyenne Mountain Library.

 

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Bach Celebration Concert, Sun Mar 26, 3:00pm - 4:30pm, First Christian Church 16 East Platte Avenue

Admission: Free will offering. First Christian Church is holding their Annual Bach Celebration Concert featuring “Brandenburg Concerto No. 3;” “Concerto for Flute, Violin and Harpsichord;” “Orchestral Suite No. 3;” harpsichord, cello and organ solos; and chorales for the audience to sing. For more information check out their website First Christian Church.

 

Colorado Springs Things to Do

Pine Needle Basketry Class, Sat Mar 25, 1:00pm - 4:00pm, Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center 1805 N 30th St

Admission: $20 per person, includes supplies – proceeds benefit the Garden of the Gods Foundation. Learn about the history of Pine Needle Basketry while making a small bowl or ornament. Reservations required. For ages 16 and up. Space fills fast so please make your reservations today. For more information: Garden of the Gods Nature Center

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Things to Do This Weekend (Mar 18-Mar 19) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Mar 18-Mar 19) in Colorado Springs

22nd Annual Pikes Peak Food and Wine Expo 2017-  Sun Mar 19, 12:00 - 3:00 pm, Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd

Admission: $45. It is the 22nd annual showdown for local bartenders and chefs. Come see you favorites compete from Suga's, Brother Lucks, Garden Of The Gods Market And Cafe, 3 Hundred Days of Shine and many more. For more info, visit: Pikes Peak Colorado Restaurant Assoc

Who is that in the Mirror? Alzheimer's and Dementia Event to Improve Awareness and Longevity, Sat Mar 18, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm, Home Care Assistance of El Paso County 13395 Voyager Parkway Suite #120

Admission: Free. Come join the Home Care Assistance of El Paso County for the last event in their Alzheimer's and Dementia series focused on effective communication techniques with patients. Each session will also have a discussion on care options in the Colorado Springs community. . For more information: Home Care Assistance.

 

Beginning Acrylic Painting with Laura Reilly, Sun Mar 19, 10:00am - 1:00pm, Westside Community Center 1628 W. Bijou St

Admission: $75 all materials provided. Have you had a secret desire to start painting, but didn't know where to start? Take some great instruction from Laura on how to get started with acrylics. Using the Garden of the Gods for inspiration, Laura will teach you techniques to cement your foundation in painting. For more information: Beginning Acrylic Painting.

 

Colorado Springs Philharmonic presents Peer Gynt, Sat Mar 18, 7:30pm, Sun Mar 19, 2:30pm, Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts 190 South Cascade Avenue

Admission: $21 and up. Josep Caballé-Domenech gives lively direction to this Norweigian tale of tricksters and trolls. The Colorado Springs Chorale provides the storytelling piece making for a grand adventure. For more information check out their website Colorado Springs Philharmonic.

 

5th Annual Manitou Springs Kiwanis St. Pat's Dinner & Dance, Sat Mar 18, 6:30pm - 9:30pm, Manitou Springs City Hall 606 Manitou Springs

Admission: $35 Couple, $20 Adult, $10 Children under 12. This weekend would not be complete without a little Green. You can find your fill of corned beef and cabbage, live music and beer from the Manitou Brewery. For more information: Manitou Kiwanis

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Things to Do This Weekend (Mar 11-Mar 12) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Mar 11-Mar 12) in Colorado Springs

Spoken Word Artist Shane Koyczan-  Sat Mar 11, 7:00 pm, Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 US-105, Palmer Lake, CO

Admission: $18/$20 in advance, $20/$22 day of show. With a style of poetry that speaks to people in their own voice, Shane Koyczan has gained international recognition for his work. To see his work check out his video "To This Day" on YouTube. For more info, visit: TriLakes Center for the Arts

Reptiles & Amphibians Up-Close & Personal, Sat Mar 11, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain, CO

Admission:$2 member, $3 non-member. Come join the Zookeeping students of PPCC for an up close and personal look at Reptiles and Amphibians. For more information: Fountain Creek Nature Center.

 

TEDxPPLD Cheyenne Mountain, Sat Mar 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm, PPLD - Cheyenne Mountain Library, 1785 South 8th Street, Suite 100, Colorado Springs, CO

Admission: Free, registration recommended. 3 of the most popular TedTalks will be selected for viewing and discussion. Some possible topics: Are schools killing creativity? What makes a great leader? How can I find happiness?. For more information: Cheyenne Mountain Library.

 

Orvis 101: Learn about Fly fishing, Sat Mar 11, 9-10am, 10-11am or 11-12pm, Angler's Covey Fly Shop, 295 S. 21st Street, Colorado Springs, CO

Admission: Free. Colorado has some of the best fly fishing around. If you have ever been curious, stop by for a 1 hr class which includes 20-30 minutes of casting practice. For more information check out their website Angler's Covey.

 

Imparables El Show, Sun Mar 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts, 190 South Cascade Avenue

Admission: $60.75 – $132.75. This one will leave you laughing for a long time. Adrian Uribe and Omar Chaparro star in this adult (read 18+) comedy performed in Spanish. For more information: Pikes Peak Center

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Things to Do This Weekend (Mar 4-Mar 5) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Mar 4-Mar 5) in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs Youth Symphony's Winter Concert-  Sun Mar 5, 3:00 pm, First United Methodist Church 420 North Nevada Avenue

Admission: Free. These kids work hard all year, so it is well worth the effort to hear them play in their final concert. For more info, visit: Colorado Springs Youth Symphony

Star Days: Tinkering, Sat Mar 4, 10:00 am - 04:00 pm, Space Foundation Discovery Center 4425 Arrowswest Drive

Admission: Covered in Regular Museum Admission. Love to dig in and see how things work? Come to have some fun while tinkering and use both sides of your brain to creatively solve problems. For more information: Star Days.

 

Colorado College Student Art Show, Sat Mar 4, 6:00pm - 10:00pm, Colorado College - Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave

Admission: Free. Over 100 pieces of student art are displayed with many of them for sale. Come enjoy free refreshments, a student band, dance, improv, and short film screenings. For more information: Facebook Event.

 

27th Annual Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet, Sat Mar 4, Sun Mar 5 10 am - 6pm, Mortgage Solutions Financial Expo Center, 3650 N Nevada Avenue

Admission: $10 general admission, 12 and under free. Come see the best swap meet and motorcycle show around. Literally, there is something for everyone with a tattoo competition, vendors, charity auction, food and beer garden and some good ole fashion people watching. For more information check out their website Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet.

 

Colorado Springs Philharmonic presents 007: The Music of James Bond, Fri Mar 3 and Sat Mar 4, 7:30pm, Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts, 190 South Cascade Avenue

Admission: $21 and up. Are you a fan of the James Bond flicks? Come live through all of them musically as the Colorado Springs Philharmonic gives you an exciting ride from Sean Connery to Daniel Craig. For more information: Colorado Springs Philharmonic

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Things to Do This Weekend (Feb 25-Feb 26) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Feb 25-Feb 26) in Colorado Springs

2017 Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-Off-  Sat Feb 25, 9:30am - 1:00 pm, Soda Springs Park, Manitou Ave & Park St, Manitou Springs

Admission: $0.50/taste. Can't make it down south this year for Mardi Gras? Come to Manitou Springs for a little taste of New Orleans when professional and amateur chefs put their best recipes forward for judging. Stick around for the parade which starts at 1pm. For more info, visit: Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cookoff

Colorado Open Dan Zimpfer Classic, Sat Feb 25, 8:30am - 9:00 pm, Olympic Training Center 1 Olympic Plaza, Colorado Springs

Admission: TBD. Don't get enough of gymnastics, or have a budding gymnast? Head to the Olympic Training Center this Saturday to watch the Dan Zimpfer Classic. This event funds a scholarship for young men's gymnasts. For more information: Dan Zimpfer Classic.

 

GalaxyFest 2017 - Female Super Heroes, Fri Feb 24 - Sun Feb 26 starting at 9:00am, Antlers Hotel 4 S. Cascade Avenue

Admission: Varies. How can you go wrong with celebrities, costumes, eclectic pop art and pop culture? This event is kind of like ComicCon on steroids. If you go, you might get hooked! Sunday is Kid's Day with kids under 12 free with a paid adult. For more information: Galaxy Fest Colorado Springs.

 

HBA Home & Garden Show, Fri, Feb 24 3pm - 7pm, Sat Feb 25 10am-6pm, Sun Feb 26 11-4, Mortgage Solutions Financial Expo Center, 3650 N Nevada Avenue

Admission: $5 per adult, 16 and under free. Bring a non-perishable donation to Care and Share for free admission. Today doesn't seem much like Spring, but it is technically around the corner. Dust off those winter blues and get yourself ready and inspired for Spring. Over 6,000 feet of landscaping ideas, home improvement vendors and more. For more information check out their website Home and Garden Show.

 

Collective Groove Dance Party, Sat Feb 25, 8:00pm, Stargazers Theatre & Event Center 10 S. Parkside Drive

Admission: $10 plus ticketing fee. Couple a new dance floor with some awesome live music and you will be dancing all night long. A new collective of artists promise a great time of groovy music and non-stop dancing. For more information: Collective Groove Dance Party

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