Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade

Several years ago, a small group of patriotic volunteers formed a nonprofit organization to host an annual Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade to honor all veterans and to inspire community awareness while paying tribute to the service and sacrifices veterans have endured in the pursuit of freedom. This years Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade will…

EPC Department of Public Works Trains on Snow Plow Simulator

Our Department of Public Works puts a lot of preparation into snow season, and one of the coolest ways they train is with this Snow Plow Simulator. Take a behind-the-scenes look at this life-like training, with car crashes, crazy weather and all! Our Public Information Office staff even gave the simulator a try, and let’s…

CELEBRATE 100 YEARS WITH THE FAC

Celebrate 100 Years with the FAC – Fine Arts Center Join us as we celebrate the Broadmoor Art Academy’s official birthday and the opening of The Broadmoor Art Academy and Its Legacy, 1919-1970, an FAC Legacy Series exhibition that brings together hundreds of works from dozens of local, national, private, and public collections, interpreted by…

Harvest Festival at Rock Ledge Ranch

In recognition of the bounty of a traditional fall harvest, the Ranch will be filled with activities and fun in the crisp autumn air. Take a wagon ride with the family, listen to old-time music, pick a pumpkin to take home, scramble for candy, kick back on the lawn with a slice of pie, take…

Cool Science Festival

9 Fun-Filled Days of Cool Science!  Mark your calendars for October 12-20, as Cool Science celebrates the wonders of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) with over 40 fun and engaging special events!  It’s the 10th Annual Colorado Springs Cool Science Festival, and there’s something for everyone, no matter your age or interest.  Like to…

I-25 Cable Barrier Project

The Colorado Department of Transportation crews are installing and resetting median cable barrier along I-25 between Pueblo and Colorado Springs to prevent median crossover crashes. The work is in response to the crash history and increased traffic in this area. Work includes the reset of median cable barrier on a new geometric alignment providing space for motorists,…

El Paso County Tests for Blue Green Algae

Taking a proactive step for the health of residents and pets, El Paso Parks gathered water samples from six bodies of water on Monday and sent the samples to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) in Denver. “We are aware of other area ponds temporarily closing due to algae concerns,” said Brian…

July 4th Pancake Breakfast in Security, Colorado

The Annual Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast with the Security Fire Departments is on. The Security Firefighters will serve pancakes for breakfast along with orange juice and coffee. There will also be music and entertainment during the Fourth of July pancake breakfast, games for the kids and firetrucks on display. This is a fun event…

What’s Happening This Weekend

Welcome to the weekend, Fountain Valley! So excited to share the lineup of events for the weekend, weather its going to the farmer’s market of the “Annual Blues Under the Bridge”” Friday •Freedom Fest June 28 – 30! – Iron Horse Park at Fort Carson: 6561 Sheridan Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80913 @ 7:00 –…

Brett Ackerman to lead CPW’s Southeast Region

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Brett Ackerman, a commissioned wildlife officer with deep experience in parks and wildlife law and in a variety of leadership roles has been appointed as the new Southeast Region Manager for Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Ackerman, who has served as Deputy Southeast Region Manager since 2014, was selected by Dan Prenzlow,…