Events

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2011 Relay For Life Of Fountain Valley CO

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. At Relay, teams of people camp out at a local high school, park, or fairground and take…

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Bring the whole family to the 28th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and 5K run in downtown Colorado Springs on Saturday, March 12th. The Race beings at 10 am followed by the Parade at noon. The parade route runs along Tejon St between St Vrain and Vermijo.  Parking is available at the city parking garages for a…

Family Outdoor Club Passport

Register for the Family Outdoor Club at Fountain Creek or Bear Creek Nature Centers and get your Outdoor Activity Passport to your El Paso County Parks, free bumper sticker, Nature Bucks to spend on programs at the nature centers, and t-shirts for the kids.  The park program promotes outdoor activities for kids and their families.  The…

O Is For Owl at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

Children ages three to six will enjoy  a puppet show, nature story, crafts and hands on activity plus discovery time on the trail at the Fountain Creek Nature Center.  This months theme is “O” is for owl.  Child must be accompanied by an adult.  Location:  Fountain Creek Nature Center Time: 9 am to 10:30 am…

Valentine’s Hike with S’mores

The Fountain Creek Nature Center invites you to hike the nature trail with a naturalist, play a hilarious round of the “Mating Game” focuses on mating habits of animals, and then enjoy a fire and making s’mores for your valentine treat.  (Reservations Required) Location:  Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain CO  80817…

Stitch in the Ditch quilters and other crafts

What:  Stitch in the Ditch quilters and other crafts When: Monday, February 07, 2011 – 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM Where: Fountain Branch Library – 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room Cost:  Free Bring your quilting, knitting, crochet or any craft that you can carry in to the library. This is a great resource…

Winter Star Gazing for Beginners

The Fountain Creek Nature Center will hold Winter Star Gazing for Beginners on Friday, February 4th from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Make a star chart and learn the patterns and locations of stars and other night sky objects during an indoor presentation. Afterwards, we’ll go for a walk to locate stars and constellations visible…

Love & Logic Parenting Class

The Widefield Community Center is offering America’s Most Practical and Entertaining Parent Training class! A parent training program designed by the Love and Logic ® Institute, Inc. Would you like to feel more confident as a parent? Would you like to have more fun parenting? Would you like to feel more relaxed at the end…

Groundhog Oops!

Groundhogs may predict the duration of winter, but the West’s groundhog, the prairie dog, foretells the future of a wildlife community on the plains.  During this celebration we’ll view a slide show, make a craft and then drive to a nearby dog town to see if we can find a shadow and make other discoveries. …