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Arts Month seeks to engage community in arts, culture events

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Each October, the Pikes Peak region celebrates Arts Month, taking the opportunity to elevate the visibility and value of arts and culture in the community. The official call to action during Arts Month is for all community members to have at least one...

Boo at the Zoo creates frightfully fun Halloween for all ages
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The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will come alive with Halloween spirit when thousands of little princesses and pirates attend Boo at the Zoo, the region’s...

Harley’s Hope Foundation keeps families together with emergency pet funds
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Jayna, an indoor cat, snuck out of her home one evening and was immediately struck by a car. Her frantic pet parents rushed her to the emergency vet and...

The Independence Center hosts group fishing event for those with disabilities
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People who live without disabilities typical take grabbing a rod and reel and going fishing for granted. But for those with mobility-related...

Normalizing death through home funerals around Colorado Springs
By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, Oct 5, 2015

It always seems to take us by surprise when a human body throws off its mortal coil.

And in the wake of death, families more often than not...

Finish this scary story for The Gazette's Halloween contest
By: - 0 Sun, Oct 4, 2015

Gazette reporter Stephanie Earls has written the beginning to a spooky tale. How it ends is up to you. Creative writers in grades 1 through 8 are...

Colorado Springs science carnival finds new ways to engage children
By: Matt Steiner - 0 Sun, Oct 4, 2015

Even as the Cool Science Carnival began to wind down late Saturday afternoon, children remained in line at some of the more popular exhibits on the...

Rubik's Cube an old puzzle thrilling a new generation of Pikes Peak region kids
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Oct 1, 2015

Whether trying to solve the Rubik's Cube beats the fun out of playing video games is a tossup for some Ute Pass Elementary School students.


Enrollment gap between largest districts in Pikes Peak region continues to narrow
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Oct 1, 2015

In the land of public education, Thursday is the day schools in Colorado add up how many students are in their seats. State lawmakers use the data to...

Colorado Springs school gets prestigious national award
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Sep 30, 2015

All 568 students at Centennial Elementary School learned the same lesson Tuesday: Hard work pays off.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan...

Colorado Springs area craft fairs starting Sept. 25, 2015
0 Tue, Sep 29, 2015

Admission is free unless otherwise noted. Send information for local holiday craft fairs at least two weeks in advance to Carlotta Olson at...

Stage show version of 'Price is Right Live' at Pikes Peak Center in Colorado Springs
By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Sep 29, 2015

Are you the next contestant on "The Price is Right Live"? You could be - the stage version of the popular game show will be at Pikes Peak Center on...

Map: Aspens of Pikes Peak approaching peak color
By: Lance Benzel - 0 Mon, Sep 28, 2015

Aspens on Pikes Peak are shining brighter by the day, making today an excellent time for your family hike or drive.

But will local fall color...

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's tapirs adjust to life in spacious new home
By: Matt Steiner - 0 Mon, Sep 28, 2015

Shortly after 10 a.m. Friday, Carlotta, a mountain tapir, strolled into her new home at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

The 21-year-old female, native...

Colorado Springs school's Innovations provides thrills for parents and students
By: Kassondra Cloos - 0 Fri, Sep 25, 2015

Pioneer Elementary School students are too young to drive, but they're certainly old enough to appreciate the cool factor of a Tesla.


Things to do with your kids - October 2015

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