El Paso County Parks Winter 2022/2023 Programs and Events

CONTACT: Ryan Dorough, Recreation Program Planner, 719-520-6977, ryandorough@elpasoco.com Bear Creek by Candlelight Bear Creek Regional Park Friday, December 2 Join us for Bear Creek Nature Center’s annual holiday celebration! Walk on luminary-lit nature trails, enjoy live music, chili dinner from Texas Roadhouse, Santa Claus, and festive crafts. $8/person, $7 per member. For more information…

El Paso County Fair & Events Center Announces Naming Rights Partner

November 14, 2022 – El Paso County Parks and Farmers State Bank partnered on a naming rights initiative at the El Paso County Fair & Events Center. The large pavilion facility, located within the El Paso County Fair & Events Center acreage, will now be known as the Farmers State Bank Pavilion. “Community partnerships are an integral…

December Programs & Events at Fountain Creek Nature Center

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Jessica Miller, Nature Center Supervisor, 719-520-6745, jessicamiller@elpasoco.com ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/ Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745; www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Nature Adventures: Winter Green Thursday, December 1, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Friday, December 2, 10:00 a.m. –…

Costumed children and adults stroll along a trail decorated with carved Jack-o-Lantern pumpkins.

Halloween Events at Fountain Creek Nature Center

Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane Fountain, CO 80817 917-520-6745 Pumpkin Carving Party Saturday, October 29, 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Carve pumpkins to leave for the lighted trail at the Jack-o-Lantern event! Pre-scooped pumpkins, patterns, and carving tools provided. Return at night to see your creation in action along the trail…

Bear Creek Nature Center November Programs and Events

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Mary Jo Lewis, Nature Center Supervisor 719-520-6388 maryjolewis@elpasoco.com Bear Creek Nature Center; 245 Bear Creek Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Nature Explorers- Nature Math Wednesday, November 16, 9:00-10:30 a.m. Thursday, November 17, 9:00-10:30 a.m. Discover the world…

Fountain Creek Nature Center November Events

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Jessica Miller, Nature Center Supervisor, 719-520-6745, jessicamiller@elpasoco.com ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/ Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745; www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Nature Adventures: Bouncing Bobcats Thursday, November 3, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 4, 9:00 a.m. –…

Fountain Creek Nature Center October Events

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Jessica Miller, Nature Center Supervisor, 719-520-6745, jessicamiller@elpasoco.com ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/ Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745; www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Mini Fall Wellness Retreat: Exploring What Matters To You Saturday, October 1, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. …

Bear Creek Nature Center October Programs and Events

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Mary Jo Lewis, Nature Center Supervisor 719-520-6388 maryjolewis@elpasoco.com Bear Creek Nature Center; 245 Bear Creek Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Nature’s Classroom at Bear Creek Nature Center- Foothills Habitats Creek Week Cleanup Saturday, October 1, 9:00-11:00…

El Paso County Parks Special Events for August, September, and October 2022

CONTACT: Ryan Dorough, Recreation Program Planner, 719-520-6977, ryandorough@elpasoco.com Family Cornhole and Ladder Ball Tournament Fountain Creek Regional Park Saturday, August 27, starts at 10:00 a.m. Come to Fountain Creek Regional Park to try your hand at Cornhole and Ladder Ball! This tournament is a family focused event and is good for…

Bear Creek Nature Center September Programs and Events

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Mary Jo Lewis, Nature Center Supervisor 719-520-6388 maryjolewis@elpasoco.com Bear Creek Nature Center; 245 Bear Creek Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Nature’s Classroom at Bear Creek Nature Center- Foothills Habitats Thursday, September 8, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. A…