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El Paso County Parks Special Events for August, September, and October 2022

CONTACT: Ryan Dorough, Recreation Program Planner, 719-520-6977, ryandorough@elpasoco.com Family Cornhole and Ladder Ball Tournament Fountain Creek Regional Park Saturday, August 27, starts at 10:00 a.m. Come to Fountain Creek Regional Park to try your hand at Cornhole and Ladder Ball! This tournament is a family focused event and is good for…

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Bear Creek Nature Center September 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 at Bear Creek Nature Center- Foothills Habitats Thursday, September 8, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. A…

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Fountain Creek Nature Center September Events

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: Roam the Rabbitbrush Thursday, September 1, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 2, 9:00 a.m.…

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El Paso County Unveils Trail Access Vehicles at Nature Centers

July 26, 2022 – El Paso County Community Services Department unveiled two Terrain Hoppers as part of the El Paso County Trailabilty Program today during a ribbon cutting ceremony held at Bear Creek Nature Center. El Paso County was able to acquire the vehicles with the generous support from The Independence Center. “Our open spaces…

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Final Official Results for 2022 Primary Election

July 15, 2022 – The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has completed the official Canvass of the 2022 Primary Election. Final official results were reviewed by the bipartisan appointed Canvass Board and can be viewed on the Election Night Reporting site. Final official results include additional ballots from military and overseas voters, and…

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Fountain Creek Nature Center August Events

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: Messin’ with Mud Thursday, August 11, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 12, 9:00 a.m.…

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Bear Creek Nature Center August 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 Morning Out: Soaking Up the Sun Saturday, August 13, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Drop your child (ages…

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Adventure Begins at the 2022 El Paso County Fair

June 30, 2022 – Adventure Begins at the 2022 El Paso County Fair July 16 – 23 in Calhan, Colorado. 2022 will mark the 117th event honoring the County’s rich history and traditions, welcoming a new generation of fairgoers, and providing educational and entertainment to visitors of all ages. General Admission tickets are $8 for adults,…