Magic Monarch Time at Fountain Creek Nature Center

Monarch butterflies will soon pass through the Fountain Creek Nature Center during their annual migration to Mexico.  Join us for an indoor presentation, followed by a craft and a hike to catch, tag and release monarchs for research on Saturday, August 27th from 10:00 am to 11:30 am. Reservation Required Cost:  $4/member; $5/nonmemebers For Reservations…

Fountain Creek Nature Center – Storytelling & Hike

Join  a naturalist for a fun evening of Native American stories, songs and end with “smores” around a campfire at the Fountain Creek Nature Center. $4.00/member, $5.00/nonmember, Reservations Required) Phone: 719-520-6745 Location Details Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Peppergrass Lane Fountain CO 80817 US

Venetucci Farm Stand is Open

The Venetucci Farm Stand is open on Saturday’s from 9 am to 1 pm.  They offer a variety of seasonal produce, meat and dairy products.  Farm fresh eggs are $4.00/dozen.  You can place orders for pork and beef by calling 391-8102.    To get to Ventucci farm, take I-25 to South Academy Blvd Exit 135 and go…

Thunder in the Valley Car Show

The annual Thunder in the Valley Car Show is on Sunday, July 17, 2011 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm at Metcalfe Park at 704 E Ohio Avenue in Fountain, CO.  Registration starts at 7:00 am with $30.00 per entry.  There will be awards, prizes, food, music and lots of fun!  The Car Show will benefit…

Deal of the Day: Free Slurpee on July 11, 2011

It’s 7-Eleven Day today!  Get a free 7.11 ounce Slurpee today at 7-Eleven from 12:00 am until 12:00 am on Monday, July 11th.   7-Eleven is celebrating it’s 84th Birthday and is giving away free Slurpee’s as a way of thanking its customers.  Click here to find a location near you.

Colorado Springs 4th of July Celebrations

Colorado Springs and the US Air Force Academy have come together to celebrate our nations Independence Day at Falcon Stadium.  There will be food, games and music from the Colorado Springs Symphony.  There will also be a car show and fly over during the event.  The 4thof July celebration starts at 4:00 pm and will…

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-…

First Juneteenth Caribbean Heritage Festival in Fountain

Southern Colorado Juneteenth Caribbean American Festival will take place this weekend, June 18 and 19 at Metcalfe Park in Fountain, Colorado.  There will by a Flag Raising Ceremony at 10:00 am with parade following the ceremony. The Parade line up will take place at City Hall in fountain Colorado at 116 S Main Street.  The line…

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,…

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Fun Bus

The Fun Bus goes to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo on Tuesday June 7, 2011.  Bring a sack lunch with a drink.  No glass containers or plastic straws.  Children 4 and 5 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  Children 6 to 11 must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years of age. …