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El Paso County Announces Spring 2023 Parks & Recreation Special Events & Programs

For more information on programs and activities contact: Ryan Dorough, Recreation Program Planner, 719-520-6977, ryandorough@elpasoco.com Special Events: Boots In the Park El Paso County Fair and Events Center Saturday, March 11, 6:30-10:00 PM Please join us for our annual fundraiser at the El Paso County Fair & Events Center. A fun Casino Night…

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March Bear Creek Nature Center Programs and Events

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Mary Jo Lewis, Nature Center Supervisor 719-520-6388 maryjolewis@elpasoco.com Bear Creek Nature Center; 245 Bear Creek Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Nature’s Classroom- Discover Bear Creek Tuesday, Mary 7, 1:00-2:30 A puppet show and discovery hike give children…

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El Paso County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Closed On February 15, 2023, Due to Inclement Weather and Hazardous Driving Conditions

February 15, 2023 – El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices, and affiliated agencies will be closed on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions in El Paso County. Employees who have the capacity to work remotely should do so. Employees who are working remotely should proceed as normal. The closure…

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The Fairgrounds Corporation Presents 2023 Boots in the Park Fundraiser Saturday, March 11

February 8, 2023 – The Fairgrounds Corporation will present the second annual Boots in the Park event to be held at the El Paso County Fair & Events Center in Calhan, Colorado on March 11, 2023 at 6:30 pm. Boots in the Park is a celebration and fundraising event to support facility and program upgrades at…

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Volunteer Needed for El Paso County Community Corrections Board

January 25, 2023 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners seeks a community-minded citizen volunteer to serve on the El Paso County Community Corrections Board. Applications for the open position are due by February 8, 2023. The Community Corrections Board determines which offenders can safely be placed in the community, who can operate a community corrections…

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February Bear Creek Nature Center Programs and Events

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Mary Jo Lewis, Nature Center Supervisor 719-520-6388 maryjolewis@elpasoco.com Bear Creek Nature Center; 245 Bear Creek Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Kids Night Out- Full Moon Friday, February 3, 5:30-9:00 Caregivers, drop off you child (ages 7-12) for…

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February Programs & Events at Fountain Creek Nature Center

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Jessica Miller, Nature Center Supervisor, 719-520-6745, jessicamiller@elpasoco.com ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/ Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745; www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Nature Adventures: Valentines is for the Birds Thursday, February 2, 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Friday, February 3, 10:00 a.m.-…

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Elected Official Volunteer Needed for El Paso County Board of Health

January 20, 2023 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking one new member to serve on the El Paso County Board of Health. Applications are limited to elected officials from municipal corporation located in El Paso County other than from the City of Colorado Springs. Applications for the open position are due by February 3,…