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December & January Events at Bear Creek Nature Center

November 29, 2021 – All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call nature center or check website for current status. Link to program images https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1bN76YPsSHxPaUSPQZveppjH_8mZ7lQaa?usp=sharing Bear Creek by Candlelight Friday, December 3, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Join us for Bear Creek Nature Center’s annual holiday celebration! Walk on luminary-lit nature trails,…

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December Events at Bear Creek Nature Center

November 6, 2021 – All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call nature center or check website for current status. Link to program images https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1bPXjjvHua4WwPCvoUymUjJ39se-6cPsO?usp=sharing Bear Creek by Candlelight Friday, December 3, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Join us for Bear Creek Nature Center’s annual holiday celebration! Walk on luminary-lit…

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Pikes Peak SBDC Celebrates Veterans Entrepreneurial Week

October 28, 2021 – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) are partnering to celebrate active military, veterans, National Guard and Reserve members, and military spouse entrepreneurs for Veterans Entrepreneurial Week November 1-5, 2021. As part of Veterans Entrepreneurial Week, we celebrate the resilience and strength of the…

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November Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

October 13, 2021 – 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: Batty Bats Thursday, November 4 and Friday, November…

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Bear Creek Nature Center October and November Events

October 12, 2021 – All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call nature center or check website for current status. Link to Program images https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1E5tjnVcqJwtp3H1BbnaoPBvSXik_-DFg?usp=sharing Boo! At Bear Creek! Friday, October 22, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Traverse the trails at Bear Creek Nature Center, meeting creepy creatures…

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Fall Harvest Festival at Gold Hill Mesa to Benefit Bear Creek Nature Center

September 30, 2021 – Join us for a celebration of fall! Gold Hill Mesa’s tree lined streets and beautiful community center grounds will greet you with warm fall colors, while a live performance by High-country Traditional Bluegrass band Red Mountain Boys will provide a soundtrack to the changing seasons. The concert and festival will be held…

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October Events at Bear Creek Nature Center

September 20, 2021 – El Paso County Releases October Events at Bear Creek Nature Center All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call nature center or check website for current status. Link to program images https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1E5tjnVcqJwtp3H1BbnaoPBvSXik_-DFg?usp=sharing Creek Week Cleanup Saturday, October 2, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.…

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October Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

September 13, 2021 – Fountain Creek Nature Center announces their calendar of events for October. 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. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. Kids’ Morning Out: Invasive Intruders at the Park! Saturday, October…

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El Paso County Names Skyler Nelson as 2021 Veteran of the Year

September 9, 2021 – Today, at the annual ceremony El Paso County’s Veterans Service Office and the Board of El Paso County Commissioners announced Skyler Nelson as the Veteran of the Year. Skyler Nelson is an Iraq War veteran that served in the Army as a Chaplain Assistant. She is a graduate student at Pepperdine…