Activities

Free Fishing Derby in Fountain

Free Youth Fishing Derby at Willow Springs Ponds in Fountain, Colorado on June 3, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm.  Bring your own rod, reel, tackle and bait.  Fishing Derby is for children ages 5 to 15.  There will be great prizes. Hot dog lunch with Commissioner Gonzalez! Date:  June 3, 2017 Date 9:30 am…

Family Fun Day in Fountain

Fountain, CO – Fountain Creek Nature Center will host the annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 6th from 10am-2pm. This is a great family friendly event that encourages outdoor recreation in the Pikes Peak Region and having fun in the outdoors! There will be bug sweeps, puppet shows, pond studies, face painting, kite making,…

Cops vs Kids Basketball Game at Bowers Gym in Widefield

Widefield and Mesa Ridge High Schools will play a Basketball Game vs. The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.  The Charity Basketball Game will be help on April 14, 2017 at 5:30 pm at Bowers By (Widefield High School) Game 1  will be 8th Graders vs. Teachers and Game 2 will by Mesa Ridge and Widefield High Schoolers…

Cajun Boil Fundraiser Dinner At Fountain-Fort Carson High School

Fountain-Fort Carson Baseball team will be holding a Cajun Boil Fundraising Dinner to raise funds for their baseball program. Our Cajun Boil Fundraising Dinner will be Friday April 14th @ 6:30 p.m. in the FFCHS Cafeteria.  It will be an ALL You Can Eat Crab, shrimp, Sausage, and potatoes dinner for $25. Date:  April 14,…

Cool Science Festival at Colorado College

A day of live science and fun hands-on science activities. If you’re a Harry Potter fan you will enjoy our “Alchemy, Wizards & Potions” activities, featuring amazing chemistry and science adventures inside our own “castle” where you can climb the bell tower and learn about sound, waves and electricity. Presented by Cool Science, the Colorado College Cool…

Pikes Peak Birding & Nature Festival

Colorado Springs, Colorado – Join 15 public, private and non-profits for an ecotourism birding and nature festival that promotes conservation and education to explore the area’s natural and agricultural heritage resources of the Pikes Peak Region. The festival offers over 30 unique opportunities for participants. Join an experienced field trip leader for a birding experience…

Paint Mines Park Photography Workshop

Winter is a wonderful time to explore the beauty of the Paint Mines. Join award-winning Colorado Springs photographer, Mike Pach, as he guides you through the hoodoos to help you capture photos of this impressive landscape. Mike owns 3 Peaks Photography & Design, is the founder of the Colorado Photography Learning Group, and hosts The…

Tree Lighting Celebration in Widefield

Join Wifdefield Parks and Recreation on Tuesday, December 6 for a wonderful evening! We will have local crafters, vendors, hayrides, kids crafts, marshmallow roasting, hot cocoa & apple cider with a cookie, storytime and more. This is a free event for the entire family. You don’t want to miss it! If you are an interested…

Military Music Show in Colorado Springs

The Colorado Military Taptoo will be held on August 27th at the Pikes Peak Center.  A truly larger-than-life, majestic spectacle & celebration of patriotism, music, massed pipes & drums, dancers, & displays of military, police, & civilian performance excellence.   Taptoos come from a centuries old military tradition. It all started when a Dutch commander…

Fountain Creek Family Fun Day

Enjoy the day at the Fountain Creek Family Fun Day Festival on Saturday, May 7th from 10 am to 2 pm.  There will be puppet shows, geo-caching, bug sweeps, kits making, fly casting demos and more.  Free slice of pizza for all participants. Location:  Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain CO 80817…