August 2011 Blog Posts (130)


          Local elementary school teacher George Hoepfner chose Colorado's 14,000' mountains as the backdrop for his first fiction book, "Fourteener Girl."  "Fourteener Girl" is a high adventure story about Nikki, a gifted and talented girl, and her unlikely friendship with Jodie, which began at a track meet disaster. 

          In her final year of middle school, Nikki's childhood friends are pulling away from her, impatient with her gifted and talented personality.  Roger, Nikki's…


Added by Shirley Kindt on August 31, 2011 at 10:48pm — 2 Comments

The Corner Mechanic Car Care Tip of the Week


                             Uneven Tire Wear?  Are Your Ducks in a Row?

Tires are an essential element of your vehicle.  They are what connect you to the road. 

To ensure your tires are at their best and wearing evenly, they…


Added by Honest Accurate Auto Service on August 31, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Vitamin therapy for the Hyperactive Child


 The FDA requirements are not an accurate understanding of information up to this date. There subsist too, countless variations in the scope of the requirement for normal persons. Indeed, there subsist numerous different research programs going on, mostly for people that are seriously mentally ill, they are…


Added by Darlene Sabella on August 31, 2011 at 6:05am — No Comments

Rodney Wood Juries "Dia de los Muertos"

Cottonwood’s Day of the Dead Juror Rodney Wood is an old hat at jurying shows. He has curated well over 200 exhibitions, juried more than 100 shows — from childrenʼs art to college to professional venues…


Added by Cottonwood Center For The Arts on August 30, 2011 at 1:29pm — No Comments


When I signed my first publishing contract, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I have read several author and editor blogs to know my novel would go through some editing, but what did that mean exactly. Publishers and agents do vary in their processes, but what I hope to share will give you a basic understanding of the different stages. So, as my novel is close to going through the second stage, I thought I would share a…


Added by Shelly Goodman Wright on August 30, 2011 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Appointed One ~ Acrylic on Watercolor Paper

Appointed One by Jacqueline Pearson

Starting with a gessoed Arches 140# cold pressed watercolor paper, I applied Golden paints and medium to achieve the highly textured depth in the painting. The beginning ground was done in graphite grey and then I used purple…


Added by Jacqueline Pearson on August 30, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Healthy Baby Fair offers free health info, screenings, and fun for families

Get the latest children's health information from local experts, enter to win prizes, and receive health screenings at El Paso County Public Health's Healthy Baby Fair.


The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 24 in the Imagination Space at The Citadel, located in the northeast side of the shopping center, on the second floor.


The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile™ will provide medical services during the event, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.…


Added by El Paso County Public Health on August 30, 2011 at 9:56am — No Comments

Don't Pay the College Sticker Price: Navigating the Financial Aid System



Parents:  Is Your Child Heading To College Soon? Don't miss this FREE workshop!


This workshop will focus on high school freshman, sophomores, juniors and seniors.


In this workshop we'll discuss:

  • The FAFSA form and all the other information you need to understand in order to maximize the amount of financial aid you are eligible to receive!
  • How to pick colleges that will give you…

Added by Barbara Swiatek on August 30, 2011 at 9:18am — No Comments

Joe Uveges Songwriter’s Showcase/CD Release Party - September 30

Date of show: Friday, September 30th,…


Added by Stargazers Theatre on August 28, 2011 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Stargazers Stand-Up Comedy Showcase - September 2

Date of show: Friday, September 2nd, 2011…


Added by Stargazers Theatre on August 28, 2011 at 4:59pm — No Comments

Painting Beyond His Wheechair ~ Denver Gallery Reception for Joe Bishop 9/2


Painting by Joe Bishop

Joe Bishop and 3 other Cottonwood Center for the Arts' studio artists (Lupita Carrasco, Liz Driscoll and Ruthie Lowen) will be featured in…


Added by Cottonwood Center For The Arts on August 28, 2011 at 3:11pm — No Comments

American Girl Fashion Show Fundraiser to Benefit Kidpower of Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS - This fall, hundreds of young girls and their families from all over the Pikes Peak Region will gather to celebrate being a girl. The American Girl Fashion Show is coming to Colorado Springs, October 16, 2011 to the Cheyenne Mountain Resort for two shows at 12:00 pm and 3:30 pm. Reservations are $27 per person and include a light snack. The show is the only official American Girl Fashion Show event in the entire state of Colorado and draws nearly… Continue

Added by CS Alumnae Panhellenic Assoc. on August 28, 2011 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Jim Adam Acoustic/Americana Showcase - September 15

Date of show: Thursday, September 15th, 2011


Doors: 6:00 p.m.        Event starts: 7:00 p.m.


Tickets: $8


Fans of Americana music—music that is inspired by the great traditions of America's roots and cultures—can get their fix at Stargazers’ monthly Acoustic/Americana…


Added by Stargazers Theatre on August 28, 2011 at 3:17am — No Comments

Denver to Palmer Lake Bicycle Path

The Palmer Lake Historical Society Presents

" Two Wheels and a Path: From Denver to Palmer Lake & Beyond"

Join us on Thursday, September 15, 2011, at 7:00 PM at the Palmer Lake Town Hall, 28 Valley Crescent, Palmer Lake, CO, 80133, for a fascinating and informative evening as Johanna Harden and Annette Gray, archivists in the Douglas County History Research Center, take us back in time as they present the story of the Denver to Palmer Lake Cycle Path. They will use historic… Continue

Added by Al Walter on August 27, 2011 at 4:19pm — No Comments

The Cottonwood Dogs of Summer

The dogs of downtown Colorado Springs stepped out in style last night at Cottonwood’s opening reception for the “Dog Dayz of Summer”.

A hot time…


Added by Cottonwood Center For The Arts on August 27, 2011 at 8:15am — No Comments


Come see us at our open house!! SOCCER BUDDIES a child development soccer program for kids ages 15 months through 12 years!  visit us at and view the map for our open house THIS SATURDAY!!!

Added by Craig N Julie on August 26, 2011 at 4:25pm — No Comments

Couple’s Lifelong Dream of Parenthood Comes True with IVF Treatment

Linda Moore and her husband Brett always knew they wanted to have children.  What they didn’t know was the journey they would have to take to get there, diving into the world of fertility treatments to reach their ultimate goal of having a baby.


The two met 16 years ago through a high school…


Added by Jan Graber on August 26, 2011 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments Also Stands For; “Communities Working Together.” Is this the best kept secret on Colorado Springs and surrounding areas?


This was an establish in motion for me after several years of making use of the Seniors Information and Assistance Directory (The Yellow Book), yup my dear friends it is my central means of survival in this town, Better yet a new edition comes out every year. Upon my arrival for a meeting With The…


Added by Darlene Sabella on August 26, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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