Event Description:

Join us at Memorial Park/Prospect Lake for this FREE event for kids and adults alike! Experience a variety of outdoor activities such as biking, kayaking, paddling SUP boards, fly fishing, spin fishing, slack lining, mapping, shooting and more! A variety of outdoor businesses and nonprofit agencies will have activities on display for the public to try.

Not into fly fishing? Try spin casting. Maybe you can’t mountain bike. Try a new pedal-assisted electric bike. Maybe you want to learn about mapping. Or perhaps bird watching is more your style.

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Memorial Park, Colorado Springs, CO

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Location Details: Events will take place in the park and at the Prospect Lake swim beach.

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
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Enjoy the serenity of Margaret’s Pond on this early morning nature walk. The overhanging tree branches provide shelter for birds, shade for lush plant life below and refuge from the hot summer sun. ALL AGES

A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. Registration required online. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please visit the city website or contact the Standley Lake Park Naturalist, Lexie Martinez, for more information at 303-658-2796 or lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

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Sunday, July 28, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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If you have a favorite sports team, chances are their mascot is an animal. Uncover the reasoning behind why animals deserve the title of a powerful representative of teams across the country and venture into the park in search of them. ALL AGES

A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. Registration required online. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please visit the city website or contact the Standley Lake Park Naturalist, Lexie Martinez, for more information at 303-658-2796 or lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

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Sunday, July 7, 2019 - 8:30pm to 9:30pm
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 8:30pm to 9:30pm
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Gaze into the night sky using high-powered telescopes to view the celestial objects in the beyond! The Denver Astronomical Society will share the facts and fantasy behind the planets and constellations being observed. ALL AGES

A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. Registration required online. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please visit the city website or contact the Standley Lake Park Naturalist, Lexie Martinez, for more information at 303-658-2796 or lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

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Saturday, July 6, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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Bees are an incredible insect, fulfilling a vital role in our ecosystem. Join Bee Guru Gregg McMahan as he shares his
wisdom about bees, their purpose and what to do to keep their populations thriving. AGES: 8 and older

A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. Registration required online. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please visit the city website or contact the Standley Lake Park Naturalist, Lexie Martinez, for more information at 303-658-2796 or lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

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Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
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Climb to the top of Westminster’s urban trees in this entrylevel tree climbing class. This experience is sure to be safe,
yet unforgettable, as your child will be reaching new heights and perspectives. Tree climbing located at Mushroom Pond.
AGES: 8-12.

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Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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The goats who visit Standley Lake are local celebrities, but their purpose at the park is more than looking cute! Discover their important impact at the park and why we look forward to their annual visits. ALL AGES

A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. Registration required online. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please visit the city website or contact the Standley Lake Park Naturalist, Lexie Martinez, for more information at 303-658-2796 or lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

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Friday, June 21, 2019 - 7:30am to 8:30am
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Celebrate the passage of spring into summer as we walk the trails on the longest day of the year. Unearth the years of history behind solstice celebrations and the wildlife that thrives under the summer sun. ALL AGES

A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. Registration required online. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please visit the city website or contact the Standley Lake Park Naturalist, Lexie Martinez, for more information at 303-658-2796 or lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

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Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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Coloradans are known for their immense pride of the Centennial State. From alpines to mesas, this beautiful land offers a
multitude of suitable habitats for a large range of wildlife. Meet and take pictures with the true Colorado natives in this
live animal program in June and the descendants of dinosaurs in July! ALL AGES.

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