Community Events

Summer 2022 Farmers Markets!

Join us for fun nature-based activities for kids including nature-based crafts, sustainable garden education, and learn about local flora and fauna!

Colorado Farm & Art Market
At the Indy
Wed. June 8th & August 17
3:00pm – 7:00pm

At the Margarita at Pine Creek
Sat. July 23, September 10, October 1
9:00am – 1:00pm

Backyard Market
in Black Forest
Kids Corner
Sat. June 18, July 16, August 20, September 17, October 8
9:00am – 1:00pm


“Star Party” with Colorado Springs Astronomical Society (CSASTRO)
Monday, August 22nd
8:30pm-10:30pm

Minimum $5.00 Donation
RSVP Requested


Join Colorado Springs Astronomical Society (CSASTRO) and Sustainable Educational Experience (SEE), for night sky observations of Saturn, stars, galaxies, nebulas and globular clusters!  If you haven’t seen Saturn through a telescope, it is an unforgettable experience. We’ll also be looking at some special celestial sights within the Summer Milky Way! Fun for all ages!

About CSASTRO: 
The Colorado Springs Astronomical Society (CSASTRO) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit of astronomy enthusiasts dedicated to the promotion and advancement of astronomy throughout Southern Colorado. CSASTRO is a community engaged organization with over 230 active members and an active public outreach program providing over 100 hours of astronomy programs each year for the community.


Spooky “Star Party” with Colorado Springs Astronomical Society (CSASTRO)
Monday, October 31st
6:30pm-8:30pm

Donations Based Event
(Suggested $5)
RSVP Coming Soon


Join Colorado Springs Astronomical Society (CSASTRO) and Sustainable Educational Experience (SEE), for night sky observations of the spooky stuff in the night sky on Halloween, Monday October 31st. If you haven’t seen the Moon, Jupiter or Saturn through a telescope, it’s an amazing sight! But for Halloween, we’ll also be looking for the stranger things in the night sky including ghosts, demon stars, gravestones of dead stars, remnants of cataclysmic explosions and more.  Fun for all ages!

About CSASTRO: 
The Colorado Springs Astronomical Society (CSASTRO) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit of astronomy enthusiasts dedicated to the promotion and advancement of astronomy throughout Southern Colorado. CSASTRO is a community engaged organization with over 230 active members and an active public outreach program providing over 100 hours of astronomy programs each year for the community.



Tour The Shire at Old Ranch
Date TBD
The Shire at Old Ranch – 20 acres on the edge of Black Forest and Colorado Springs, between Old Ranch Rd., Howells Rd, and Ridgeway Ln.



SEE’s garden and outdoor classroom are located on “The Shire at Old Ranch” – a development project that aims to bring community, agriculture, and education to the edge of Black Forest and Colorado Springs.  Learn more about The Shire at Old Ranch here.

Tour the 20 acres of “The Shire”, SEE what’s in store for this land, and learn about how SEE plans to expand its offerings in the coming years!  Well-behaved, friendly dogs are welcome.

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