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AROUND TOWN: Bear Creek Nature Center turns 40 with BBQ benefit
AROUND TOWN: Bear Creek Nature Center turns 40 with BBQ benefit

By: Linda Navarro - 0 54 min ago

All in all it was an interesting evening with "Franklin Delano Roosevelt" discussing historic local Civilian Conservation Corps projects with guests...

AROUND TOWN: At the Pioneers Museum meet Colorado Springs history...and Pokemon
AROUND TOWN: At the Pioneers Museum meet Colorado Springs history...and Pokemon

By: Linda Navarro - 0 58 min ago

The Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum is an interesting combination of yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Inside, the grand building is the history...

AROUND TOWN: Colorado Springs' new fire chief's team cooks way to  TESSA Pasta in the Park crown
AROUND TOWN: Colorado Springs' new fire chief's team cooks way to TESSA Pasta in the Park crown

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Aug 24, 2016

When Colorado Springs firefighters boast of their prowess in the fire station kitchens, believe them.

A "Three Alarms" team led by new Fire...

AROUND TOWN: Regional Business Alliance networks 'An Evening in Tuscany' at Gold Hill Mesa
AROUND TOWN: Regional Business Alliance networks 'An Evening in Tuscany' at Gold Hill Mesa

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Aug 14, 2016

It was "An Evening in Tuscany," but no need to go that far away.

This evening event July 28 at Gold Hill Mesa Event Center was a time for wine,...

AROUND TOWN: Youth Symphony invites Philharmonic Guild to tea
AROUND TOWN: Youth Symphony invites Philharmonic Guild to tea

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Aug 10, 2016

Musicians throughout the community appreciate the support of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic Guild, said Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Orchestra...

AROUND TOWN: ADA's 26th year a time for passengers to honor bus and van drivers
AROUND TOWN: ADA's 26th year a time for passengers to honor bus and van drivers

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, Aug 9, 2016

The Americans With Disabilities Act was signed 26 years ago, and for 2016 the focus is on transportation. What better way to celebrate than to have...

AROUND TOWN: Garden party benefits The Resource Exchange
AROUND TOWN: Garden party benefits The Resource Exchange

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Aug 7, 2016

A peaceful, bucolic place of beauty and art, the Historic Old North End gardens created by Rich Schell and Greg Wragge at their home were meant to be...

AROUND TOWN: Energy Resource Center supporters celebrate keeping folks warm
AROUND TOWN: Energy Resource Center supporters celebrate keeping folks warm

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jul 31, 2016

Since it was the end of the year, it was time to celebrate New Year's. But not every year ends in December.

This New Year's Eve party, "Winter...

AROUND TOWN: Almost 1,000 go to breakfast under the bridge for Urban Peak's homeless kids
AROUND TOWN: Almost 1,000 go to breakfast under the bridge for Urban Peak's homeless kids

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jul 31, 2016

Eight years ago it was a pleasant little breakfast gathering in the courtyard of The Place, the Urban Peak Colorado Springs shelter for homeless...

AROUND TOWN: Zoo Ball-goers 'Party With The Pack'
AROUND TOWN: Zoo Ball-goers 'Party With The Pack'

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

As has become an annual tradition, a sold-out, formally attired crowd visited Cheyenne Mountain Zoo after hours June 18 to spend time with the...

AROUND TOWN: Rally for the Cure
AROUND TOWN: Rally for the Cure

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

For eight years, one weekend each June has been a special combo of forehands, aces and volleys and the color pink as tennis pros and amateurs Rally...

AROUND TOWN: Pastor Paul Peel honored and roasted as he retires
AROUND TOWN: Pastor Paul Peel honored and roasted as he retires

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jul 17, 2016

The Friday night before beloved First Lutheran Church pastor Paul Peel delivered his retirement sermon on Sunday, June 26, almost 400 of his...

AROUND TOWN: Range Riders wrap up annual rodeo trek with awards, families
AROUND TOWN: Range Riders wrap up annual rodeo trek with awards, families

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jul 10, 2016

Days of cowboy camaraderie, riding horseback trails through the mountains to their campsites and following an almost seven-decade, multigenerational...

AROUND TOWN: Colorado Springs Dance Theatre celebrates season
AROUND TOWN: Colorado Springs Dance Theatre celebrates season

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jul 10, 2016

A sunny June evening in the gardens at High Valley Farm awaited supporters and the board of the Colorado Springs Dance Theatre. It was a thank- you...

Sports

Switchbacks Superhero night bursting with exciting exploits

Tue, Aug 30, 2016 - 10:16 AM 0

Calling all caped crusaders and crime fighting champions! The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC need you for Superhero Night, on Saturday,...

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