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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…

Wildlife Drawing with Mr. Rick and Nature Hike

Draw your favorite animals, step by step with Mr. Rich at the Fountain Creek Nature Center, then teach others how to draw them too!  Rick Flores is a cartoon artist and volunteer at the Fountain Creek Nature Center.  Afterwards,  take a fox walk with the Fountain Creek Nature Center staff to look for animal homes…

Chickens at the Fountain Library

Cluck cluck! Meet some of the friendliest chickens ever, hear amazing chicken tales, and make a gadget that sounds just like a chicken at the library in Fountain. Laura Foye brings her favorite birds for you to pet, and will entertain and inform you about these interesting barnyard animals. Date:  Februrary 25, 2012 Time:  2:00…

Winter Night Sky for Beginners

The Fountain Creek Nature Center will be having a beginner class on making a star chart and finding location s of stars and other night sky object during an indoor presentation.  Afterwards, go for a walk to locate stars and constellations visible in the winter sky. Bring a small flashlight, binoculars and dress warmly. Date:…

Waterfowl Identification Field Trip at Nature Center

Waterfowl species numbers are often highest in the winter in El Paso County.  Join a naturalist at the Fountain Creek Nature Center on a field trip to several locations to learn what dabblers and divers are around and what field marks are used to identify them.  Bring binoculars or spotting scope if you have them.…