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Community Services Announces Special Events for August & September

August 3, 2020 – The following Special Events are being hosted by El Paso County Community Services during the months of August and September. The public can register for any of the following classes and workshops here. Flow Patterns and Boat Races When: Saturday, August 15, 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Where: Rainbow Falls Historic…

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Commissioners Pass Variance Request for Area High School Graduations

At today’s El Paso Board of County Commissioners meeting, Commissioners passed a resolution requesting a variance to allow local school districts to hold alternative high school graduation ceremonies. The waiver was requested under the provisions outlined in Public Health Order 20-28. The resolution passed 4-0 with one Commissioner excused due to a family emergency. The…

El Paso County Adjusts In-Person Services Due to COVID-19

El Paso County government is still open for business, even as many in-person services will be modified to comply with orders and recommendations related to COVID-19. Those temporary changes will be outlined below. “We are open for business,” Commissioner Mark Waller stated. “We’re taking additional proactive, short-term steps to be available for essential public services…

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Nature Center Events and Programs for March 2020

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for March 2020 which includes: birds, story time, vegetables, bees and a spring break camp. Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com Nature Adventures: Bird Beak Buffet Thursday, March 5, 9…

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Nature Centers Events February 2020

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for February 2020 which includes: rabbits, raccoons, birds, a scavenger hunts, and STEM & Snow. Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com Nature Adventures: Rascally Rabbits Thursday, February 6, 10…

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Reserve Your 2020 Park Facility

El Paso County Parks online reservation system is now available to reserve park facilities for 2020. Facilities include the wedding gazebo, pavilions, tennis courts and archery range. To reserve a playing field, please call the park’s office. For more information visit Parks Reservation Page or call El Paso County Park Headquarters at (719) 520-7529.

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Nature Center Events and Programs for January 2020

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for January 2020 which includes: a moon hike, birds of prey, a campfire, and several children’s programs. Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com Fountain Creek Nature Adventures: Super Sleepers…