Activities

Military Members Get Free Admission to State Parks in August

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced Active duty, veterans and National Guard members will get Free Admission into Colorado’s State parks during the month of August. State Parks near Colorado Springs: Cheyenne Mountain State Park Eleven Mile Lake Pueblo Mueller Spinney Mountain Other Military benefits include: Free entry to state parks on November, 11 on…

Little Shop of Horrors at Widefield High

Widefield Parks and Recreation is presenting it’s new musical “Little Shop of Horrors” at Widefield High School Auditorium on July 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 and 28th. Tickets are only $5 per person. Tickets can be purchased at the door, online or at Widefield Parks & Recreation office. The students are very talented and will…

Thunder in the Valley Car Show

The 15th annual Thunder in the Valley Car Show will take place on July 13th at Metcalf Park. Historically, this car show has neared 200 registrations with the likes of family, friends and children in attendance; the show runs from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 13th. Gates open at 7:00 am Car Show…

Near Drowning Prompts Call for Paddleboarders to Wear Life Vests

Colorado – As stand-up paddleboards become more and more popular, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds paddlers to wear personal floatation devices when using this watercraft. A man at Ridgway State Park nearly drowned on June 13; he was not wearing a PFD and fell off his board when the wind picked up and stirred the…

Colorado Springs Bike To Work Day

Registration is open for the 26th Annual Bike to Work Day in Colorado Springs on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. On that morning, bicycle supportive businesses and organizations will be hosting breakfast stations at their locations and/or along the trail network from 6am to 9am. Breakfast locations are designed to support how people actually ride their…

What’s Hot & Happening This Weekend June 14 -16

Welcome to the weekend, Fountain Valley! I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but we’ve been sharing what we love like crazy on the blog! Friday • Security Fire Department Pool Party – Pi-Ute Park: 805 Main Street, Security, CO @ 5:30 – 8:30 pm Event Link First & Main Summer Concert: Kerry Pastine & The…

What’s Hot & Happening This Weekend

We are almost to the weekend, Fountain Valley! I hope you are having an excellent week. We have a great line up of events happening this weekend, so grab your loved ones and go out and have some fun! Friday Fountain Community Veteran’s Fair – Welte Education Center: 330 Lyckamn Drive, Fountain, CO 80817 @9:00…

What’s Hot & Happening This Weekend

Welcome to the weekend, Fountain Valley! I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but we’ve been sharing what we love like crazy on the blog! Be sure to leave us a comment and let us know what your favorite tad-bit was…Now, onto the fun! Friday Meadow Grass Music Festival – La Foret Conference & Retreat Center,…

Fountain Valley Scholars Golf Tournament

Fountain Valley school districts 3 & 8 are hosting their annual Golf Tournament benefiting the Fountain Valley Scholars.  This is their largest fundraising event of the year and would like to invite you to participate in this event and take advantage of this unique opportunity to gain exposure and advertise your business to the community.…

A Hiker’s How-To: Proper Etiquette 

By Darcy Mount: Senior Ranger Cheyenne Mountain State Park COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Colorado has a reputation for our outdoorsy ways and adventurous attitudes. We love to raft and kayak in whitewater, such as in the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area. We water ski at places like Lake Pueblo State Park. We plunge down snowpacked mountainsides…