Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Colorado

St. Patrick’s Day Walk in Colorado Springs

The Falcon Wanderers Volksmarch Club invites you to our 20th Annual St. Patrick’s Day walk on Saturday, March 11th in Colorado Springs.  Come join us for some “green goodies” and an invigorating walk.  The walk will start at the Modern Woodmen of America, 2924 N Beacon St.  The 5 & 10K routes will be on…

Math Tutoring at PPLD.org

Is math homework getting you down? Are finals freaking you out? Do you need to brush up before the ACT, SAT, GRE, or GED? The Pikes Peak Library District has math tutors who can help you improve your grades and take the stress out of math. Tutoring for all ages and levels at the Colorado…

Power Outages Close Schools and Businesses

There have been several school and business closures due to power outages through out El Paso County. High winds have damaged power lines.  Here are the following closings: El Paso County Court House Evacuated Due to Roof Damage Widefield School District 3 is now closed.  See School District for more info. Pikes Peak National Bank…

Ice Safety Tips from Colorado Parks & Wildlife

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Winter has finally arrived across Colorado bringing freezing temperatures and snow to the state. But despite the chill, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds everyone that lakes, ponds and streams still may not be ready for winter activity. If going to a state park, check with staff about ice thickness before heading out.…

Electric Safari at the Zoo

  Celebrate holiday cheer during Electric Safari at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo with 85 light sculptures on over 50 acres! Warming fires throughout the Zoo offer a reprieve from the chill, as do select indoor animal exhibits that remain open during the event. Top off this astounding display by gazing out at the city’s lights…

Colorado Springs Festival of Lights

The Festival of Lights Parade will be on December 3, 2016 started at 5:50 pm.  The parade takes place each year on  Tejon St. and will start at St. Vrain St. and proceed south to Vermijo Avenue. There is handicap parking on Bijou and Kiowa on both sides of Tejon and there are 5 parking structures…

Cheyenne Mountain Holiday Open House

COLORADO SPRINGS — Cheyenne Mountain State Park is hosting its annual Holiday Open House this Saturday, Dec. 3, from 1 to 4 p.m. The open house will kick off with a tree-lighting ceremony at 1 p.m., on the new patio located on the east side of the visitor center. Plans for the new patio include…

Manitou Incline Trail Reopening Celebration

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Join us for a reopening celebration on Friday, December 2 at 8:30 a.m. at the base of the Manitou Incline. Please park in the COG parking lot, 515 Ruxton Av, 80829. The Manitou Incline will be reopened to the public after closing for repairs the past three months. Phase 2 construction…

Veterans Day Parade in Colorado Springs

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 educate and inspire community awareness while paying tribute to the service and sacrifices all veterans have endured in the pursuit of freedom. In just this short time,…

Cheyenne Mountain State Park invites public to help celebrate birds of prey

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Cheyenne Mountain State Park, The Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo and the USAA Foundation invite the public to celebrate birds of prey. Raptors, or birds of prey play an important role in the ecology of our area. Cheyenne Mountain State Park is home to many different raptor species. On Sunday, Sept. 4, at 2 p.m., at the Prairie Skipper…