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2012 Fountain Neighborhood Assistance Program

Are you storing old broken furniture, appliances, and other junk items in your home, garage, or shed? Have you accumulated bags of leaves, yard clippings, tree branches, scrap wood, metal, etc. in your yard? Do you want to get rid of these items, but you don’t own a truck; can’t move the stuff by yourself;…

Attack on the Bookworms with Inspector Magic

Join Inspector Magic on a journey of silliness, suspense and magic at the Fountain Library on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 starting at 10:30 am. Can you prevent the ooey-gooey bookworms from attacking and rescue Baxter Bunny? Lots of audience participation and fun for all ages.  Check back for more fun events at the Fountain Library.…

Spring Break Nature Camp

Do your kids spend too much time in front of a screen or connected to something electronic?  They need more time outdoors!  Re-connect your kids to nature by registering them for Spring Break Nature Camp at Fountain Creek Nature Center, March 26-30.  “Whoo Are You?” sets the tone for this fun and active, hands-on week…

Teen Volunteer Positions at Fountian Creek Nature Center

A limited number of teen volunteer positions are needed for the spring and summer programs at Fountain Creek Nature Center.  Positions include Nature Camp Aide (Spring Break and Summer), Special Event Aide, and Stewardship Assistant.  Teens may apply by picking up an application at the nature center or by emailing nancybernard@elpasoco.com.  Complete the application and…

Women’s Resource Center at the Fountain Library

Women’s Resource Center van will be at the library in Fountain on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 till 12:00 noon. This mobile suiting program can help you dress for success. Receive one-on-one coaching from a personal shopper and select an appropriate interview suit to make the transition back to the work force easier. Outfits include accessories…

Cowboy Espresso Cafe in Fountain

The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce wants to invite Chamber Members and the Community to a ribbon cutting for new ownership of Cowboy Espresso Cafe on Monday, March 19, 2012 at 10 am.  The Cowboy Espresso Cafe is located at 105 S. Santa Fe Avenue in Fountain next to the Fountain Post Office.  There will…

Sixth Annual Military Father Daughter Dance

The 6th Annual Military Father Daughter Dance is Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 6:00pm-9:00pm at the Crowne Plaza Hotel located at 2886 South Circle Drive (80906). Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for the dance will be sold at the Southeast , Fountain and Briargate YMCA’s. The ITR-Outdoor Rec office on Fort Carson will also have tickets…

Johnny Depp in Colorado Springs?

by FVTimes.com March 3, 2012 Colorado Springs, Colorado — Colorado Springs is one of the locations where an Open Casting Call for extras in the new Disney movie “The Lone Ranger” starring Johnny Depp will be held. Sande Alessi Casting-the Los Angeles based Casting Directors of “Pirates of the Caribbean”, “Glee”, “The Social Network” and…

Free Breakfast at McDonalds

McDonald’s in Colorado Springs and Fountain will be offering a FREE breakfast tomorrow, March 6 from 6 am to 9 am to students in grades 3 to 5 (while supplies last). Students will get an Egg McMuffin with a choice of milk or small Minute Maid orange juice. McDonald’s is giving the free breakfast to students…

Fountain Valley Toastmasters Open House

The Fountain Valley Toastmasters Club would like to invite you to their Open House on February 23rd at the Fountain Public Library. Toastmasters International is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving its members’ public speaking and leadership skills. During regularly held club meetings, members practice giving speeches, give feedback on speeches, or perform other meeting…