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Family Outdoor Club Passport

Family Outdoor Club Passport

Register for the Family Outdoor Club at Fountain Creek or Bear Creek Nature Centers and get your Outdoor Activity Passport to your El Paso County Parks, free bumper sticker, Nature Bucks to spend on programs at the nature centers, and t-shirts for the kids.  The park program promotes outdoor activities for kids and their families.  The…

Family Health Center at Fountain

301 E. Iowa Fountain, CO 80817 719-322-0777 Website:  www.peakvista.org Description: Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) dedicated to premier medical, dental and behavioral health services for people of all ages. We provide primary care services to low-income, uninsured and underinsured working families (as well as others with access barriers) within the Pikes Peak Region through 18…

Bird Dog BBQ is Coming to Fountain

Bird Dog BBQ is coming to the Shops at Mesa Ridge in Fountain.  The  “Oklahoma Style” BBQ has oak smoked meats with homemade sauce on the side.   Bring your dogs photos and add it to the tables for diners to see while eating.  Try the brisket, pulled pork, chicken, hot links or rib plate with your choice…

O Is For Owl at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

Children ages three to six will enjoy  a puppet show, nature story, crafts and hands on activity plus discovery time on the trail at the Fountain Creek Nature Center.  This months theme is “O” is for owl.  Child must be accompanied by an adult.  Location:  Fountain Creek Nature Center Time: 9 am to 10:30 am…

Best Places to Raise Your Kids 2011

Best Places to Raise Your Kids 2011

Security and Widefield, Colorado were Businessweek’s magazine runner up for Best place to raise kids in Colorado with Littleton, Colorado placing first. Bloomberg and Businessweek.com shifted their focus from large urbanized places to smaller towns and cities. Using data from Onboard Informatics, a total of 5,418 locations were evaluated nationwide. The communities selected were mostly…

Valentine’s Hike with S’mores

The Fountain Creek Nature Center invites you to hike the nature trail with a naturalist, play a hilarious round of the “Mating Game” focuses on mating habits of animals, and then enjoy a fire and making s’mores for your valentine treat.  (Reservations Required) Location:  Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain CO  80817…

Stitch in the Ditch quilters and other crafts

What:  Stitch in the Ditch quilters and other crafts When: Monday, February 07, 2011 – 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM Where: Fountain Branch Library – 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room Cost:  Free Bring your quilting, knitting, crochet or any craft that you can carry in to the library. This is a great resource…

Text Crime Tips to Colorado Springs Police

The Colorado Springs Police Department is introducing a new service called TIP411 through CitizenObserver.com which is a web based crime tip program where citizens can send crime tips to the Colorado Springs Police Department via text message or e-mail.  The tipster will remain anonymous as TIP411 assigns the tipster a generic number and that is all CSPD sees.  Tipsters…

Love & Logic Parenting Class

Love & Logic Parenting Class

The Widefield Community Center is offering America’s Most Practical and Entertaining Parent Training class! A parent training program designed by the Love and Logic ® Institute, Inc. Would you like to feel more confident as a parent? Would you like to have more fun parenting? Would you like to feel more relaxed at the end…

Groundhog Oops!

Groundhogs may predict the duration of winter, but the West’s groundhog, the prairie dog, foretells the future of a wildlife community on the plains.  During this celebration we’ll view a slide show, make a craft and then drive to a nearby dog town to see if we can find a shadow and make other discoveries. …