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Bark in the Park at Metcalfe Park

Join us for the 2nd annual Bark in the Park, Saturday June 25th at Metcalfe Park! Event features a kids fun show, kids and dogs costume parade, vendors and demonstrations. Vets Micro-Chipping Doggie Massage Police dog demonstration Trainers Kids fun show-judging in many categories (longest tail, most spots, shortest legs) Kids and Dog costume parade-…

Dr. Alveda King to Speak in Colorado Springs

Dr. Alveda King niece of Dr. Martin Luther King is scheduled to speak June 18th at 7:00 pm at St. Dominic’s Church for Abortion Awareness Month and during the Colorado Springs Juneteenth celebration. Dr. King will speak at the Juneteenth Gospel Fest at 3:00 pm on June 19, 2011 at John Metcalfe Park in Fountain, Colorado.

Nature’s Pharmacy

Join local herbalist and member of the Pikes Peak Herb Association, Sharon Schulman, as she guides you through an armchair “slide show” herb walk. See different herbs & plants you might find while taking an herb walk along the Front Range and perhaps, even your own back yard! Learn the basics on how these herbs…

Soldier Arrested for Craigslist Robberies in Fountain

On Wednesday, June 8th, the Fountain Police arrested the accused Craigslist Robber for two armed robberies in Fountain. The Police Department received a 911 call reporting the suspect wanted for the Craigslist robberies was at an apartment at 7145 Alegre Circle. The caller reported seeing the suspect entering an apartment through a window. Officers went to the home,…

Memorial Day is on Monday

Memorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday of May in remembrance of soldiers who have died while serving in the military.   Many families visit cemeteries and clean the grave site, place flowers and flags at the headstone.  Many families visit memorials on Memorial Day to honor those who have died serving in the military.  In Arlington…

Bark in The Park at Metcalfe Park

The 2nd Annual Fountain City Dog Expo will be help at Metcalfe Park in Fountain, Colorado on June 25, 2011 from 10 am until 4 pm.  There will be vendors, vets, adoptions, micro-chipping, doggie massage,police dog demonstration and trainers. Kids Fun Show– judging categories include longest tail, most spots and shortest legs. Kids and Dog…

Kid’s Fishing Derby at Willow Springs Ponds

Kids ages 15 and under can fish free, catch a “big one” and receive prizes at the Willow Springs Ponds in Fountain Creek Regional Park where everyone is a winner. You will learn the basics of fishing, cast for prizes, and catch fish. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.…

Tornado Hits Home Near Fountain

Several tornados were reported in El Paso County on Thursday in Fountain and near the airport.  One tornado touched down near Fountain off  Marksheffel and Peaceful Valley Road damaging a home.  The tornado ripped a hole in the roof of homeowner George Cusic, blew the garage door in and broke windows.  The homeowners were at home when the tornado…

6th Annual Small Business Veterans Conference to be Held

The Small Business Administration and Small Business Develpment Center will be holding its 6th Annual Small Business Verterans Conference.  The purpose of the Veterans conference is to ensure that Veteran businesses successfully start, grow and prosper in Colorado. To help reach this goal, there will be a 2-day event full of speakers, classes, counseling, resources,…

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group at Security Public Library

A new Multiple Sclerosis support group is starting June 10, 2011 at the Security Public Library, 705 Aspen drive. The group will meet every 2nd Friday of the month from 11am – 1pm.  These groups offer an opportunity for MS clients and family members to give and receive support and feedback for the accomplishments and challenges…