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El Paso County Parks 50th Anniversary – Celebrating History & Future

May 19, 2021– On May 4, 2021, El Paso County Parks marked the 50th anniversary of when County residents approved the establishment of the park system El Paso County has planned many events and initiatives throughout 2021 to celebrate the history and future of the County Park system. Specifically, citizens can participate in the “50K…

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El Paso County Recreation Services Announces Events for May – June

El Paso County Recreation Services Announces Events for May and June. All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call for current status. El Paso Pacers Third Thursday of every month, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Participating in a walking club rewards both body and soul. Walking boosts energy levels,…

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June Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

May 10, 2021 – Fountain Creek Nature Center announces their calendar of events for June. The classes and programs are listed below by date. ONLINE REGISTRATION is available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/. All programs require pre-registration. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, space is extremely limited and programs are subject to change. Please call the nature center or check website…

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El Paso County Recreation Services Announces Events for April – May

April 12, 2021 – El Paso County Recreation Services Announces Events for April and May. All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call for current status. El Paso Pacers Third Thursday of every month, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Participating in a walking club rewards both body and soul. Walking…

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El Paso County Fairgrounds Walkway Improvement Project to Begin April 12

April 9, 2021 – El Paso County Parks is expected to begin the Fairground Walkways Improvement Project at the El Paso County Fairgrounds in Calhan, Colorado on Monday, April 12, 2021. The project is expected to continue through mid-June 2021. In 2020, El Paso County Parks applied for a community development block grant for ADA…

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May Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

April 7, 2021 – Fountain Creek Nature Center announces their calendar of events for May. The classes and programs are listed below by date. ONLINE REGISTRATION is available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/. All programs require pre-registration. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, space is extremely limited and programs are subject to change. Please call the nature center or check…

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El Paso County invites the public to participate in Virtual Open House for Briargate Parkway-Stapleton Road Corridor Study

April 6, 2020 – El Paso County invites the public to participate in a Virtual Public Meeting for the Briargate-Stapleton Corridor Study starting on Friday, April 16, 2021. El Paso County, in coordination with the City of Colorado Springs, is working to complete a study of the Briargate Parkway – Stapleton Road corridor between Black…

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Advisory Board

April 2, 2021 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Advisory Board. Applications for the open positions are due by April 16, 2021. The role of the El Paso County CSBG Advisory Board is to participate actively…