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Military Members Get Free Admission to State Parks in August

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced Active duty, veterans and National Guard members will get Free Admission into Colorado’s State parks during the month of August. State Parks near Colorado Springs: Cheyenne Mountain State Park Eleven Mile Lake Pueblo Mueller Spinney Mountain Other Military benefits include: Free entry to state parks on November, 11 on…

Little Shop of Horrors at Widefield High

Widefield Parks and Recreation is presenting it’s new musical “Little Shop of Horrors” at Widefield High School Auditorium on July 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 and 28th. Tickets are only $5 per person. Tickets can be purchased at the door, online or at Widefield Parks & Recreation office. The students are very talented and will…

Thunder in the Valley Car Show

The 15th annual Thunder in the Valley Car Show will take place on July 13th at Metcalf Park. Historically, this car show has neared 200 registrations with the likes of family, friends and children in attendance; the show runs from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 13th. Gates open at 7:00 am Car Show…

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 –…

Near Drowning Prompts Call for Paddleboarders to Wear Life Vests

Colorado – As stand-up paddleboards become more and more popular, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds paddlers to wear personal floatation devices when using this watercraft. A man at Ridgway State Park nearly drowned on June 13; he was not wearing a PFD and fell off his board when the wind picked up and stirred the…

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,…

Colorado Springs Bike To Work Day

Registration is open for the 26th Annual Bike to Work Day in Colorado Springs on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. On that morning, bicycle supportive businesses and organizations will be hosting breakfast stations at their locations and/or along the trail network from 6am to 9am. Breakfast locations are designed to support how people actually ride their…

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 • Movie Night in the Park – The Goonies! – Metcalfe Park: 750 E Ohio Ave, Fountain, Co 80817 @ 7:00 – 11:00 pm…

Western Street Breakfast on Wednesday

The Colorado Springs Western Street Breakfast is a fun way to celebrate the start of rodeo season in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. Great, food, western entertainment, dress-up contest, and the grand procession of the Pikes Peak Range Riders as they parade out of town on horseback. The Western Street Breakfast in Colorado Springs is…