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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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Annual Pikes Peak Birding & Nature Festival

March 19, 2021 – The Annual Pikes Peak Birding and Nature Festival promises to be a special event! The festival, held Friday May 14 to Sunday May 16 will offer opportunities for birding, workshops, and other outdoor explorations while operating in compliance with current Covid-19 restrictions and guidelines. Join public, private and non-profits for an…

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March Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

February 17, 2021 – Fountain Creek Nature Center announces their calendar of events for March. 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…

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Volunteer Needed for El Paso County Park Advisory Board

February 11, 2021 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking a community-minded citizen volunteer to serve on the El Paso County Park Advisory Board. Applications for the open position are due by March 8, 2021. The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is currently seeking a citizen to represent District 1 (northern…

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El Paso County Parks Invites the Public To Review the Draft Santa Fe Open Space Master Plan

February 4, 2021 – El Paso County Parks invites the public to review the draft Santa Fe Open Space Master Plan. The Master Plan provides guidance for the next seven to ten years for capital improvements, construction of open space amenities, implementation of educational programs, and operations and maintenance. Situated on the sunny southern slopes…