HIGHLIGHTS

Polar Express train display

Polar Express is one of many Christmas time movies I enjoy time and time again each year. If you are a Polar Express fan, you must visit Palmer Lake and see the Polar Express model train display that Gary and Travis Coleman have set up at The Rock House Ice Cream Shoppe (24 Hwy 105). More

A Yuletide celebration

The December meeting of the Black Forest AARP Chapter featured the annual Yuletide celebration of good food, fellowship, fun, and helping those who might be less fortunate. More

Welcome to My Colorado

Festival of Lights

Annual Festival of Lights Parade starts the holiday season...
More


The Snowball Express

American Airlines and the Snowball Express take military families on a 5-day holiday trip...

Slideshow

March to Marian House

More than 500 Fort Carson Soldiers marched from Dorchester Park to the Marian House to deliver clothing, canned goods and toys to families in need...
More

Communities

Latest Activity

Red Energy Public Relations posted a blog post

Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are just around the corner. The Citadel has more than 150 specialty stores that hold that perfect gift. “There are only a few shopping days left before Christmas!” said Jill Lais, marketing director at The Citadel. “Even though there isn’t a lot of time left there are still plenty of gifts left! A lot of our stores are offering great deals for holiday shoppers.” Don’t fret last-minute shoppers. Here are some ideas that would make perfect gifts for the loved ones on your list. For…See More
Friday
An event by Carol Wilson was featured
Thumbnail

Eric Wicks, organist with Elisa Wicks, Baroque violinist at downtown

January 4, 2015 from 3pm to 4:30pm
Would you like to kick off your New Year with some great music?  First Christian Church is presenting organist Eric Wicks playing music by French Romantic composers César Franck and Louis Vierne, and contemporary American composer Dan Locklair. He will be joined by his wife, Baroque violinist Elisa Wicks, to play music from the 17th and 18th centuries by J. S.Bach and Nicola Matteis.  A free will offering will be taken.     Eric Wicks has served as organist at First Lutheran Church in Colorado…See More
Friday
Stargazers Theatre posted an event
Thumbnail

White Water Ramble-High Octane Rocky Mountain Dancegrass! at Stargazers Theatre and Event Center, Colorado Springs, CO

January 31, 2015 from 8pm to 10pm
January 31, 2015Doors @ 7:00 PM / Show @ 8:00 PMGeneral Admission Tickets $10.00 (plus ticketing fees)Described as “High-Octane Rocky Mountain DanceGrass”, Whitewater Ramble (WWR) uses a simple recipe to craft its sound: start with bluegrass instrumentation, add drums, and finish with a boundary-less approach to grassing-up everything from disco house grooves to roots to Americana.The Colorado-bred quintet combines the elements of mandolin, fiddle, acoustic guitar, upright bass, drums and…See More
Friday
Kelly Collins posted a blog post

MOTHERS’ MILK BANK URGES NURSING MOTHERS TO GIVE THE GIFT OF DONOR HUMAN MILK THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Human milk provides at-risk babies a crucial chance at optimum health DENVER – December 2014 – Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB), a Colorado-based program benefiting women and babies nationwide, would like to stress the critical role human milk can play in helping premature and other at-risk babies make up developmental deficits and ward off potentially fatal threats to their health. Nursing mothers can give one of the most valuable gifts this season by donating their excess milk to MMB. MMB safely…See More
Thursday
Carol Wilson posted an event
Thumbnail

Eric Wicks, organist with Elisa Wicks, Baroque violinist at downtown

January 4, 2015 from 3pm to 4:30pm
Would you like to kick off your New Year with some great music?  First Christian Church is presenting organist Eric Wicks playing music by French Romantic composers César Franck and Louis Vierne, and contemporary American composer Dan Locklair. He will be joined by his wife, Baroque violinist Elisa Wicks, to play music from the 17th and 18th centuries by J. S.Bach and Nicola Matteis.  A free will offering will be taken.     Eric Wicks has served as organist at First Lutheran Church in Colorado…See More
Thursday
sarah posted blog posts
Thursday
Maren Williams posted a blog post

Holiday Pet Safety Tips from DAVMS

‘Tis the season to celebrate the holidays! Friends and family are visiting more often, and your house is filled with the sights and smells of the season. Those once-a-year treats you love just might be baking in the oven right now. And chances are, if you own a pet, you are excited to integrate the holidays…See More
Wednesday
Kelly Jackson posted a blog post

Teen Court and Greccio Housing Receive El Pomar 2014 Awards for Excellence

Colorado Springs, Colo. – December 9, 2014 — Every year since 1989, through the Awards for Excellence program, El Pomar Foundation recognizes exemplary organizations making a profound impact on the lives of the people of Colorado. Since its inception, the Awards for Excellence program has contributed more than $5 million in grants to more than 400 truly outstanding nonprofit organizations.This year’s Awards for Excellence recipients are Colorado Springs Teen Court and Greccio Housing, two…See More
Wednesday
Becca Bishop posted a blog post

COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL SELECTS PIKES PEAK ACADEMY AS ITS 2014 CHRISTMAS FUNDRAISER RECIPIENT

 Money raised by Compassion staff will benefit local youth at riskOn Dec. 3, Compassion International presented a check for more than $15,000 to Pikes Peak Academy (PPA), beneficiary of the child development organization’s 2014 Christmas Fundraiser. The money raised by Compassion staff will go toward student…See More
Wednesday
Stargazers Theatre posted an event
Thumbnail

THE JEFFREY ALAN BAND at Stargazers Theatre and Event Center, Colorado Springs, CO

January 30, 2015 from 8pm to 10pm
THE JEFFREY ALAN BANDJanuary 30, 2015Doors @ 7:00 PM Show @ 8:00 PMGeneral Admission $5.00 plus ticketing fees With a repertoire of a wide variety of country music, the Jeffrey Alan Band brings big energy to this event!Playing everything from Top 40 Covers to the classics as far back as the 50s as well as classic rock, they have shared the stage with Nashville recording stars Johnny Rodriguez, Daryle Singletary, Johnny Lee, Phil Vassar, John Michael Montgomery and others.This band loves having…See More
Wednesday
St. Mary's High School posted a blog post

SMHS Senior To Present at International Science Conference

In life, new experiences sometimes lead to opportunities that were never expected. Such is the case for St. Mary’s High School senior Aman Mital, who on Thursday, Dec. 18, will be a presenting author at the 2014 American Geophysical Union’s international conference to be held in San Francisco. Mital will present on “Using Mobile…See More
Wednesday
Robert J. Armstrong posted a blog post

FIDDLER on the ROOF Auditions coming

Auditions for the musical "Fiddler on the Roof" will be held at Sunrise Church 2655 Briargate Blvd on January 4th and 5th. All ages 10 and above are needed and welcome. Go to WWW. SUNRISEPLAYERS.COM for more information and how to sign up for an audition time. Or, call Kim at 499-3525See More
Tuesday
Robert J. Armstrong posted a photo
Tuesday
Bradd Hafer posted a blog post

Year-End Donations to Discover Goodwill Will Lighten Your Load and Change Lives

Now is the perfect time for residents to donate their gently-used clothes and household items to put people to work in our community. Before dropping off that outgrown shirt or counter-cluttering crock pot at a donation site, however, Discover Goodwill encourages donors to consider the following:Can you easily identify the agency receiving your items? Is there prominent branding and contact information for verification and follow-up (e.g., organization’s name, website, contact number)?Is the…See More
Tuesday
Debbie Brookham added a discussion to the group Briargate
Thumbnail

Santa Has Gone To The Dogs!

Santa has gone to the dogs in a great big giving way! At Furry Friends Inc., the small pet supply and boutique in the Woodmen Shopping Center has found a fun spirited way to give back to their passion. Last Saturday, Santa sat with the dogs and raised money and awareness for the National Mill Dog Rescue (NMDR). Santa sat…See More
Tuesday
Stargazers Theatre posted an event
Thumbnail

The Jake Loggins Band at Stargazers Theatre and Event Center

January 17, 2015 from 8pm to 10pm
The Jake Loggins Band January 17, 2015 Doors Open @ 7:00 PM, Show begins @ 8:00 PM. General Admission: $10.00 plus ticketing fees. Shake of the January doldrums with a night of solid blues/rock that will have you smiling long after the last chord! Stargazers Theatre presents one of the most premier blues bands in our region; constantly voted the best blues musicion in Colorado Springs. Come join us for a night of fun Stargazers Style! Awards from the Colorado Springs Independent:  Best blues…See More
Dec 15
CASA of the Pikes Peak Region posted a blog post

CASA Needs Volunteers

Apply for CASA Volunteer Training by Dec. 22Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the Pikes Peak Region is seeking volunteers to advocate for abused or neglected child in the courtroom and the community. The January class features a flexible learning format, mixing an online component with classroom training.  Deadline to apply: December 22. More info at www.casappr.org or 719-447-9898. …See More
Dec 15
Beth Murphey posted an event

Volition America Half Marathon and 5K at America the Beautiful Park

May 23, 2015 from 7am to 12pm
Volition America provides opportunities for people of every experience level to find the courage to make choices that build yourself, your community and our country. Enjoy beautiful and scenic views along the Pikes Peak Greenway Trail. Athletes will run through landmarks such as: Monument Creek, Monument Valley Park, Roswell Park, Gossage Youth Sports Complex, and Pikeview Reservoir.Volition America is a movement built to support the personal ambition and wellness of every American. Born from…See More
Dec 15
david 100 posted blog posts
Dec 14
A Music Company Inc. added a discussion to the group Eastern Plains
Thumbnail

RED WHITE & BLUE NEW YEAR'S EVE 2014 STARRING EDGAR WINTER, RICK DERRINGER & BIG JIM ADAM

Who: Edgar Winter, Rick Derringer and Big Jim AdamWhat: Red White And Blue New Year’s Eve 2014Where: Colorado Springs City Auditorium, 221 E Kiowa St., Colorado SpringsWhen: December 31, 2014, 6:00pm to 12:30 a.mWhy: The event is a fundraiser for The Home Front Cares and is being billed as "Red White and Blue New Year's Eve 2014". Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the show starts at 7:00 p.m. The Home Front Cares, a 501 (c)3,  provides emergency and responsive support and grants for Colorado's…See More
Dec 14

Your Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All
 
 
 

Members

Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

photo galleries

© 2014   Created by Colorado Springs.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service