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Learn About Preventing Elder Abuse

El Paso County DHS has partnered with Silver Key and the PPEAC to host a special event June 15 to teach seniors and their caregivers about recognizing abuse and mistreatment and taking preventative measures. The event for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 15 at Silver Key Senior Services,…

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Creating a Beautiful No-Mow Landscape

Colorado State University Extension presents: Walk & Talk: Covering Ground: Creating a Beautiful No-Mow Landscape (class held in the garden). If creating a beautiful no-mow landscape appeals to you, so will this class. See first-hand how ground cover plants can be combined to create a beautifully textured palette in micro-climates. Instructor will discuss plant choices,…

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Nature Center Events and Programs for June 2018

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for June 2018 which includes: Nature Camp, National Trails Day, live music, story time, night hike and star gazing.   Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com   Nature Adventures:  Beautiful Butterfly…

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Cottage Food Training

Participants will learn safety guidelines and specifics for operating a small home-based cottage food business from a home kitchen and the most current Colorado Cottage Foods Act information. Following the successful completion of an exam, participants will be given a 3-year certification, which meets the food safety training requirement for Colorado Cottage Foods Act. Course…

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Learn About Child Trafficking

The community can learn more about Child Trafficking Prevention at 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, with “Chosen,” a movie hosted by El Paso County Department of Human Services at Centennial Hall, 200 S. Cascade Ave. The event features “Chosen,” a 20-minute film that tells the true story of two “all-American” teenage girls deceived…

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Now Enrolling for Citizens College

El Paso County is now enrolling citizens for a three-day Citizens College scheduled for May 9, 12 and 19, 2018. Citizens College is presented by the El Paso County Public Information Office. The program provides participants the opportunity to learn in a classroom-style, accelerated-education environment about the multi-faceted, statutory functions and customary services that El…