PPLD Senior Events

Mobile Shakespeare: Comedy of Errors
Theatreworks is building on its four decades of summer Shakespeare by presenting a nimble, zany, 75-minute adaptation of the classic Comedy of Errors. Seven actors play a whole city. No registration is required. Everyone is welcome!

  • Friday, Aug. 2, 4 p.m. Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave.
  • Saturday, Aug. 3, 1:30 p.m. East Library, 5550 N. Union


Walking Tour of Historic Old Colorado City
Join library staff for a free 45-minute walking tour of historic Old Colorado City. No registration necessary, but groups should call ahead. Please come prepared for weather–sunny or cool accordingly. In case of rain, a slideshow will be presented in the library meeting room. Everyone is welcome.

  • Saturday, Aug. 10, 10:30 a.m. Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave.


Rowdy Colorado
Join author Randi Samuelson-Brown for a boisterous look at the early days of Colorado spanning from 1859-1930.Some of the topics to be covered are gambling, the shortage of women, prostitution, and cattle rustling. No registration necessary.

  • Sunday, Aug. 11, 1 p.m. Monument Library, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Dr.
  • Saturday, Aug. 17, 11 a.m. Manitou Springs Library hosting at the Manitou Springs Heritage Center, 517 Manitou Ave.


Medicare 101
Are you thinking about retiring in the next few years? Are you unsure about how health insurance and Medicare will affect you once you turn 65? Join us to learn about Medicare and your health insurance options. PPACG Area Agency on Aging staff will cover the basics of Medicare A, B, D and other insurance options.

  • Monday, Aug. 12, 5:30 p.m. Rockrimmon Library, 832 Village Center Dr.


TEDx Talk: “What Has Ted Done”
Join TEDx COS 2019 speaker and former El Paso County Sheriff John Wesley Anderson as he talks about what TED is, how TED has radically changed the communication process, and how they can use this enhanced communication process to improve their future public speaking or writing. No registration necessary.

  • Tuesday, Aug. 27, 7 p.m. East Library, 5550 N. Union

A Taste of PILLAR II: Revolutions – How We Think, Change, and Grow
Dr. Betty Grant will speak about revolutions – how systems are challenged and changed – and how we as people are changed, too, as a consequence of brave men and women who take risks to revolutionize our world. Registration Required.

  • Friday, Aug. 30, 11 a.m. Ute Pass Library, 8010 Severy Road in Cascade


Knit One & Crochet Too
Bring a project to work on, share ideas, and socialize with fellow knitters and crocheters. No registration required. Everyone is welcome!

  • Wednesdays, Aug. 7 and 21, 1:30 p.m. East Library, 5550 N. Union


Art Buddies with Deb Ross
Join us for art demonstrations and activities or bring your own project to work on and share in a group setting. Local artist and instructor Deb Ross will be on hand to explain and inspire. Basic drawing and painting materials will be available for your projects.

  • Thursday, Aug. 1, 1 p.m. Rockrimmon Library, 832 Village Center Dr.
  • Thursday, Aug. 29, 1 p.m. Library 21C, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr.


Bring your own needlework project, share ideas, and learn new skills. Refreshments provided.

  • Fridays, Aug. 2 and 16, 1 p.m. Rockrimmon Library, 832 Village Center Dr.


Calling all knitters, crocheters, quilt pieceworkers and all other needle art workers to come stitch in community. Everyone is welcome!

  • Mondays, Aug. 12 and 26, 6:30 p.m. Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave.


Ruth Holley Crafter’s Group
Join this group of hand crafters to share ideas, socialize, and work on a project.

  • Mondays, Aug. 12 and 26, 1:30 p.m. Ruth Holley Library, 685 North Murray Blvd.