Starsmore Day features Bean talk, Obee walk

       Starsmore Day, giving tribute to the Starsmore family for its contributions to the city of Colorado Springs, will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8
       The event will be at the Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 South Cheyenne Cañon Road.
       Activities will include a talk by center architect Morey Bean about how the Starsmore family home was transformed into a city nature center and a walk with local poet Ruth Obee (author of “A Sense of Place”). In memory of Mary Starsmore, the center will give the first 50 people a blue spruce to plant (one per family)
       Both the talk and the hike require reservations. For more information, call 578-6146. The Center is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.