Activities

Spring Break Nature Camp: Marsh Madness!

Fountain Creek Springs Nature Camp is here once again in the Fountain Valley.  This years Springs Camp rungs from March 24 – 28, 2014.   Nature Center Playtime in the woods, building forts, fishing, games and making friends are portals to learning about nature and ourselves.  Campers will discover the world around them and how to be…

Spirit of the Springs Award Presentation by Mayor Steve Bach

Colorado Springs, Colo – Mayor Steve Bach will present the Spirit of the Springs Award to Alyssa Magalong on Tuesday, March 11 at 10:30 a.m. in the City Administration Building located at 30 S. Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs 80903.  Alyssa is the 2013 Ms. Teen Colorado and 2013 National Teen US.  

Two’s and Three’s Outdoors: Shapes and Sounds

Fountain Creek Nature Center Two’s and Three’s lets children two to three years old  share in the discovery  of shapes and sounds as he enjoys a story and an exploration hike outdoors. Date:  March 13, 2014                     Shapes and Sounds Time:  9 am – 10:15 am Fee:  ($3.00 for each participant including adults and siblings, Reservations Required)…

CABELA’S COLORADO CLASSIC ICE FISHING TOURNAMENT AT ELEVEN MILE

LAKE GEORGE, Colo. – The 2014 Cabela’s Colorado Classic Ice Fishing Tournament series is in full swing at Eleven Mile State Park.  The first event of the three ice fishing contests in the series was the Grand Slam held on January 11th.  Cash prizes were awarded for 1st through 8th place for each of three…

Fort Carson Hosts Joint Retiree Appreciation Day

FORT CARSON, Colo. – Fort Carson will host a Joint Retiree Appreciation Day on Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Special Events Center on post. The annual event recognizes the service of the military retiree population and provides updated information that is pertinent to the well being of the population. During the…

Wagon Rides at Fountain Creek Nature Center

The Fountain Creek Nature Center will be having Horse Drawn Wagon Rides on Saturday, December 14 & 21, 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. Enjoy the sounds of Suffolk horses clip-clopping down the regional trail with jingle bells and seasonal songs.  $5 / person pre-paid reservations required; call 520-6745. (Weather permitting.)  Supports the nature…

8th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration

Bring the entire family to the 8th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration on Tuesday, December 3 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Widefield Community Center! Festivities include hayrides, kids craft, local food vendors, caroling, Santa, holiday shopping, photo booth, cookie and hot drink. Donate non-perishable food items and gently used coats to be distributed…

Nature Hike with Santa at Fountain Creek Nature Center

Nature Hikes with Santa will be at the Fountain Creek Nature Center on Saturday, December 14 & 21, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.  There will be an  interactive reading of “Twas the Night Before Christmas” poem, make a snowflake craft, and then join Santa for a hike around the nature loop to see what gifts nature gives…

Guided Birding Hike at Pinello Ranch

Fall means ducks at Pinello Ranch! Though there never is any guarantee in predicting their movements, we anticipate seeing some of the 18 different species of ducks that have been identified at Pinello. Based on previous November surveys, Gadwall, Northern Shoveler, American Wigeon, Blue and Green-winged Teal are all possible. Better still, the males should…

Tree Lighting at Mayors Park

The annual Tree Lighting ceremony will be held on November 22, 2013 at 7:00 pm. The annual event is held at the Mayors Parks by the Red Caboose on Highway 85/87 and Iris Drive. Come and enjoy Fountain-Fort Carson High School Catari perform. There will by cookies, hot cocoa and Santa. This years event is…