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St. Mary's excels at forensics

Maintaining competitive longevity at the national level can be hard for high schools. St. Mary’s High School, though, has found the right formula and has proven its dedication to fielding a competitive speech and debate team. More

Artists wanted for art fair

Local artists are invited to exhibit their art at Canvases in the Cañon Art Fair. The art show will be held in North Cheyenne Cañon Park from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Saturday, August 23, 2014. More


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Olympic Downtown Celebration

Festivities on Tejon Street for the opening ceremonies of the Rocky Mountain State Games...
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Bill Callen's New Horizons Band posted a blog post

Pikes Peak Home School Band

Do you want your kids to have music in their home school curriculum?  Please check out www.ppiom.org.Bill Callen has been directing a home school band since 2001 when he retired after 31 years of teaching Junior High School students here in Colorado Springs.  Please contact Bill @ 719-598-2373 or his assistant, Mark Israel, 719-661-6282 for more information.…See More
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St. Mary's High School posted a blog post

SMHS Grad Leads Medical Mission Group to Nicaragua

During her freshman year at Denver’s Regis University in 2012, Emily Tait joined a medical mission group who planned to travel to Honduras the following summer. She saw the trip as an “amazing” opportunity to get involved. Little did she know how amazing. “That was my first medical trip, but it will certainly not be my last,” Tait said. “In Honduras, our group of 21 Regis student and faculty members treated a total of 821 patients in three days. It inspired me to continue serving others, to be…See More
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Julie Paler posted a blog post

Question Everything!

Are you interested in learning Tai Chi?How can you be sure you are learning it the right way… Just a few things you should ask about when choosing a Tai Chi Instructor: Can your Tai Chi instructor demonstrate the martial art applications of every posture and explain in detail how Tai Chi can benefit you and improve your health? Can they explain the “why” and “how” of every movement?  Always ask the question, “Why do we do it this way?” Does your instructor have internal power? Have you…See More
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Rocky Mountain Health Care posted a blog post

BrainCare program supports clients through community volunteer project

A mile-long stretch of greenery near Sand Creek Golf Course in southeastern Colorado Springs has been in need of a pick-me-up. Clients at BrainCare, a program of Rocky Mountain Health Care Services, is pitching in to keep the area clean and give its participants a chance to give back to the community.“At BrainCare, we…See More
Wednesday
Barbara Bates posted an event

OPEN HOUSE Colorado State University Extension at I- 25 and Bijou

August 7, 2014 from 5pm to 7pm
Come see how Extension can change your life!  We educate, we connect and we excite you about possibilites to learn and be involved.   Stop by and see what we have to offer in the areas of youth development, home gardening, food safety and preservation and volunteering in your community.  You may win a door prize.  See More
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Time to buy school supplies for Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Gifts!

"Last Spring I was privileged to travel with Operation Christmas Child to Rwanda, to help hand out Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts to needy children there.  Some of the essential items in the boxes are school supplies, and now is the…"
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A young Rwandan boy is delighted to receive his Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift.
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Katherine Toman posted a blog post
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Willie Breazell posted a blog post

Toyota Airbag Recall Concerns

Consumers beware:Imagine buying a new automobile from a leading local dealer in Colorado Springs 2002-2003 and upon discovering the airbag fault light illuminating intermittently, you decide to take it back to the dealer for resolution.  The service tech upon reviewing your complaint and allegedly checking it out tells you, “Sir, I cannot isolate the problem, and it doesn’t appear to be a problem based on an analysis of your onboard computer;” and sends you on your way.In June/July of 2014 you…See More
Jul 26
Laurie Anderson added a discussion to the group Briargate
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Chase 'N The Dream to perform in final 2014 concert at Oakwood Homes' Banning Lewis Ranch

-Oakwood Homes presents its third and final free concert of the 2014 season at Banning Lewis Ranch, an Oakwood Homes community, located at 6885 Vista Del Pico Blvd., Colorado Springs on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 6:30-8 p.m., featuring Chase ‘N The Dream. Guests may bring blankets or low-rise lawn chairs for seating on…See More
Jul 25
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Jazz in the Garden August 29 at Downtown at SE Corner of N. Tejon and Monument St.

August 29, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
The Sean Schaffer Hennessy Quintet with Jade TailorA native of Colorado Springs, Sean Hennessy is regarded as “one of America’s most gifted composer/instrumentalists” and is a protégé of jazz legend Wynton Marsalis. A trumpet soloist of deep essence, he has performed at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center and across the country, exhibiting beautiful heartfelt melodies, light jesting humor and spirited and touching jazz.Born in Hollywood to artistic parents, Jade Tailor’s resume includes several…See More
Jul 22
An event by Carol Wilson was featured
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Hot Summer Nights: Music on the Labyrinth - Joe Uveges at First Christian Church, downtown

August 2, 2014 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
First Christian Church is presenting another program in their “Hot Summer Nights: Music on the Labyrinth” series, featuring Joe Uveges, singer and acoustic guitarist.  His music includes everything from driving rock to country ballads, percussive funk and adult contemporary with a spiritual twist.  The program will be held outdoors on the south side of the church (but will move indoors for inclement weather), so bring a blanket or chair.  A free will offering will be taken.           Raised a…See More
Jul 22
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Jazz in the Garden August 29 at Downtown at SE Corner of N. Tejon and Monument St.

August 29, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
The Sean Schaffer Hennessy Quintet with Jade TailorA native of Colorado Springs, Sean Hennessy is regarded as “one of America’s most gifted composer/instrumentalists” and is a protégé of jazz legend Wynton Marsalis. A trumpet soloist of deep essence, he has performed at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center and across the country, exhibiting beautiful heartfelt melodies, light jesting humor and spirited and touching jazz.Born in Hollywood to artistic parents, Jade Tailor’s resume includes several…See More
Jul 19
Jay Smith added a discussion to the group Central
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Handicap Parking FINE INCREASES...

I have touched on this subject before I thought, but I cannot find any thing. ANYWAYS, I have breaking news to let out! But first, let's back up a bit:From my side of the fence (handicapped and holder of placard/plates), I see people parking illegally in these spots all over town. Many times I hear, "Oh, I'm just going in for a minute," or "yeah, so?" Well, according to the law, pulling in and stopping in one of these spaces is considered parking and you just earned yourself a $100 fine. From…See More
Jul 19
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Candye Kane in Concert at Crystola Roadhouse

October 25, 2014 from 8pm to 11pm
Candye Kane has been called a survivor, a superhero and the toughest girl alive. (All are also titles of her self-penned songs.) They are apt descriptions of the jump blues singer, songwriter who has earned this moniker the hard way. Nominated for five National Blues Foundation Awards (Winner-Best Contemporary Blues Female 2011) winner of ten San Diego Music Awards, starring in a sold out stage play about her life and beating down pancreatic cancer in the last two years, Kane is one tough…See More
Jul 19
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Analogous at Bridge Gallery

August 1, 2014 from 5pm to 8pm
Kim Sayers-Newlin and Sarah Robertson explore analogies, analogues and analogous colors through drawing, printmaking, collage and found objects in this Bridge Gallery exhibit. Subjects include serious and silly comparisons, ratios, body parts and onions. Sayers-Newlin is an award-winning artist who teaches at Pikes Peak Community College and has spent 30 years teaching and making art. Robertson studied at Pratt Institute and PPCC and is interested in the juxtaposition between what exists in…See More
Jul 19
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Al Walter posted an event
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Return of the Rocky Mountain Chautauqua at Palmer Lake Town Hall

August 2, 2014 from 10am to 6pm
On Saturday, August 2, 2014, the Palmer Lake Historical Society, Colorado Humanities, and the Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District turn the Town of Palmer Lake back in time to the late 1890s as they present the Return of the Rocky Mountain Chautauqua.  The Chautauqua movement spread across the Nation from 1874 to 1930 and was the first mass educational and cultural movement in the Nation's history.  It was estimated that 45 million Americans attended a Chautauqua event.  The Town of…See More
Jul 19
Al Walter posted a blog post

Return of the Rocky Mountain Chautauqua

On Saturday, August 2, 2014, the Palmer Lake Historical Society, Colorado Humanities, and the Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District turn the Town of Palmer Lake back in time to the late 1890s as they present the Return of the Rocky Mountain Chautauqua.  The Chautauqua movement spread across the Nation from 1874 to 1930 and…See More
Jul 17

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