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Artists capture Maine's magic

Maine's winter lobster season begins on Trap Day, the first day of October. Knowing this, the eight Colorado Springs artists scheduled their trip so they could be part of this traditional event. More

Teens paint the town

Recently Paint the Town was filled with happy faces from the Colorado Springs Down Syndrome Teen Group, ages 13 - 19.More


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Peak Performers 2013-14

Photos of The Gazette's Peak Performer athletes from the 2013-14 high school season....
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Comic and Toy Con

Photos from the CO Springs Comic and Toy Con Sunday, April 13, 2014 ...

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Sky Sox Home Opener

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox defeated the Round Rock Express 11-10 in extra innings during the home opener.....
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Stacy Hladek posted a blog post

"Kids—You Can't Beat 'em."

“Kids-You can’t beat ‘em”, was one of the first logos in 1983, when President Reagan proclaimed April to be the first National Child Abuse Prevention Month. I love the dual meaning of this statement. We can’t be physically aggressive with kids. But equally as important, is the message that there is special value in children. Thirty years later, we continue to promote the value of our children and their families, as well as the fact that every member of the community has a responsibility to help…See More
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Carol Wilson posted an event

Progressive Organ Recital at Grace & St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Shove Chapel and First Congregational Church, downtown

May 9, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
      The Colorado Springs Chapter of the American Guild of Organists is presenting their annual progressive organ recital, a series of 30-minute programs at downtown churches, played by local church organists. The first program will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Grace & St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 601 N. Tejon Street. The next program, beginning at 7:15 p.m., will be at Shove Chapel on the Colorado College campus, 1010 N. Nevada Avenue. The final program at First Congregational Church, 20 E.…See More
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Laura Wacker commented on Kelly Jackson's blog post 'Woman’s Club of Colorado Springs Throws First Ever T-Party'
"And the numbers are in! 4558 Tampons 1266 Pads 973 Panti Liners   The women and girls of TESSA and Partners in Housing thank you!"
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Omtastic Yoga Studio Grand Opening at Omtastic Yoga Studio

May 10, 2014 from 10am to 4pm
10-11 Family Yoga  11-12 Make and Take Art Activity 12-1 Family Yoga w/the Coronado High School Football Team 1-2 Make and Take Art Activity 2-3 Family Yoga with Tanya Cupcake Decorating * Blow Up Slide * Face Painting * Free YogaOmtastic Yoga is designed with the child in mind! Join us for yoga-based activities that are created to build cooperation, coordination and focus, in addition to strength and flexibility.See More
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George R Lewis posted an event

an event ! across the GREAT divide ! johndenver2014 im livve! at fountain ,colorado metcafe park ohio and vern

May 4, 2014 from 2pm to 3pm
wow at 2pm weather permitting im going to sing elvis and j:D songs as well as my own  come on out in fountain metcafe park and see me play !!  wee will make fun for all j:d ..See More
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Free Testing For Learning and Reading Difficulties at The Learning Connection-Manitou Springs

May 9, 2014 at 9pm to May 16, 2014 at 9pm
 FREESpring 2014 TESTINGFOR READING AND LEARNING DIFFICULTIESThe Learning Connection is offering their uniqueComputer-Testing that measures ROOT problemscausing:Short attention spanPoor comprehension/memorySlow, choppy reading, miscalling wordsPoor handwriting, spelling, mathSkipping lines/losing place in readingDyslexia, reversals of letters/numberDates: Friday, May 9th and Friday May 16th. 2014Take this opportunity to learn the ROOT causes of yourchild’s learning struggles and HOW to overcome…See More
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Rock Star Richard Fretterd To Give Talk at Florissant Public Library

May 11, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
“Rock” star, Richard Fretterd, is a hero in the Pikes Peak region.  He has been featured on the popular TV series “Prospectors,” and is arguably one the most successful miners in the area.  In 2008, he first donated an extremely large smoky quartz crystal (439 lbs and 4 feet tall) to the Pikes Peak Historical Society Museum, aided by a special grant from the Cripple and Victor Gold Mining Company. In 2013, he donated a second very large smoky quartz crystal (345 lbs and 4 feet 3 inches tall). …See More
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Josh Steinfeld posted an event

Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado Announces Free Letter Rip Day! at Freedom Financial Services Expo Center located at 3650 N. Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs Colorado 80907.

May 2, 2014 from 10am to 2pm
Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado Announces Free Letter Rip Day!Colorado Springs Colo. – April 17, 2014 - The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado (BBB) is hosting a letter shredding event where the public can properly dispose sensitive documents to prevent identity theft. The BBB is teaming up with KKTV, Bestway Disposal, Freedom Financial Services Expo Center, Mobile Record Shredders and American Furniture Warehouse on this…See More
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Jay Smith posted a blog post

Indian Mascots vs Common Sense...

I have been reading various articles/stories in the last month or 2 that really get my goat...I have seen where in some places, in order for a school to have/keep a mascot depicting an Indian in some way or another, they have to have a letter from an Indian tribe give their 'blessing' as it were, to use it...Sad to say, I did not know our mascot's history when I was going to Palmer in the early/mid 70's. I just knew that it was a cool looking Indian that had a big nose - that's all. No jokes,…See More
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Teddi Domann added a discussion to the group Briargate
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PHENIX THERAPIES CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT HAS GIVEN MORE THAN 500 SCHOLOARSHIPS TO UNDERSERVED YOUTH

For the past 8 years, the Pro Football Camp and NFL players have created an amazing experience for the youth of the Colorado Springs area.  “The main reasons we have been so successful is because of the PHENIX Therapies Charity Golf Tournament that takes place each year,” stated Craig Domann, Board Member and…See More
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George R Lewis posted a status
"hey looks like I might be have a gig at a local venue after all !! on june or july this yr ..I tHINK ?? downtown colo sprgs woohoo"
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Kelly Jackson posted a blog post

Greccio Promotes World Book Night

Today’s statistics show that children living at or below the poverty level, have lower than average reading skills which leads to poor grades in school and lower overall life success. Greccio Housing will be joining in on the international phenomenon of World Book Night providing an opportunity for Greccio Kids to stop by for a fun evening promoting reading. Creating a unique environment for Greccio Kids to become more interested in reading, helps open doors that expand knowledge, improve…See More
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The Independence Center posted a blog post

Getting to Know Doris Donley

Getting to Know Doris DonleySled hockey has been a fixture with The Independence Center recently and can be seen in various IC materials like television commercials and the newsletter.  However, we’d like to focus on the person behind the team. Doris Donley, Colorado Springs Amateur Hockey Association (CSAHA) VP Disabled Hockey, plays a huge role in the sled hockey team, and has been a resource and friend to The Independence Center.How did you get involved with sled hockey and CSAHA?“My son…See More
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Special Kids Special Families posted a blog post

Please come to our Volunteer Information Brunch!

Interested in Volunteering with Special Kids Special Families? Earn appreciation and a smile while reading a book, playing a game, or working on a craft project with a child or adult with a disability.  Meet new people and make new friends while assisting us with a fundraising event or a special project.  Join our volunteer team…See More
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Stormy Burns posted events
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Karen Myers posted an event

Pine Creek Cheer Team - Mighty Eaglet Cheer Camp at Pine Creek High School

June 9, 2014 at 8:30am to June 11, 2014 at 12pm
Pine Creek Cheer Team Hosts Annual Cheer Camp in June The Pine Creek Cheer Team is hosting their annual Mighty Eaglet Cheer Camp on June 9-11 from 8:30am-Noon at Pine Creek High School, 10750 Thunder Mountain Avenue.  This camp is for students in grades K-8th and is open to any student even if they will not attend Pine Creek High School in the future.This three day camp will include fun mornings of learning a variety of cheerleading skills. Children will be split by age groups and each small…See More
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Donna Lorrig added a discussion to the group Briargate
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Ballet Society’s Award Winning Dancers in Season Finale

2014 Ballet Society Competition Winners(L-R) Amanda Townley, MeiLyn Kennedy, Natatia Warzabluk, Kira Walton, and Emma MichauxSaturday, May 10th, will be the final opportunity for Front Range residents to see the award winning dancers of Ballet Society of Colorado Springs in…See More
Sunday
St. Mary's High School posted a blog post

St. Mary's Seniors Present PongSat Findings to NSSTI Board

Sending a science experiment to the edge of space is a unique assignment for a high school student. And that experience has led to more unique experiences for two St. Mary’s High School students.Seniors Sarah Kraus and Miranda Schene were two of 25 SMHS students who participated in the Pong Sat program in October, which involves placing a small experiment in a ping pong ball that has been cut in half. Kraus put red blood cells in an isotonic solution in her Pong Sat. Schene’s project involved…See More
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