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A recent scene during the summer-Saturdays Farmers Market in Bancroft Park. Close to 50 vendors set up tents/booths between about 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. Organized by the nonprofit Pikes Peak Farmers Market group, the weekly, annual, outdoor sales event will continue through Oct. 25 - except for Sept. 27, when the park will be part of the annual Coronado High Homecoming Parade (for a fundraising pancake breakfast and the event-climaxing pep rally). (Photo posted 9/3/14.)
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Garden of the Gods
RMFI sets fall schedule for restoration workdays (posted 9/3/14)

Renovations to close GoG Visitor Center Oct. 1-Nov. 14 (posted 9/2/14)

Bat Walks offered at GoG Visitor Center Tuesdays through Aug. 26 (posted 6/15/14)

Hundreds of cyclists expected again for 20th annual Starlight Spectacular (posted 5/29/14)

New president of Friends of Garden of the Gods lists group's accomplishments (posted 5/29/14)

Garden's 'hardhat' Visitor Center offering a few summer programs (posted 5/29/14)

Volunteers sought for RMFI's remaining spring workdays in the Garden (posted 5/20/14)

GoG Visitor Center opening daily again; renovations continue (posted 5/12/14)


Red Rock Canyon
Presentation on native/non-native plants at Red Rock Canyon (posted 8/19/14)

Friends of Red Rock schedule 2nd Geology Talk and Walk (posted 8/7/14)

Red Rock Canyon geology talk fills up the same day it's announced (posted 7/23/14)

Weeds in Red Rock Canyon subject of July 17 presentation (posted 7/14/14)

Rock weathering talk/walk at Red Rock Canyon June 6 (posted 5/29/14)

New officers for Red Rock Canyon Friends - Dombach president (posted 5/27/14)

First talk May 21 in Friends of Red Rock Canyon Educational Series (posted 5/14/14)



Rock Ledge Ranch
Mini-concert to follow annual Intertribal Powwow Sept. 20 (posted 9/13/14)

Folk Art Festival back for 36th year, hoping for drier weather (posted 9/4/14)

Rock Ledge Ranch, annual vintage baseball game Sept. 1 - photos (posted 9/1/14)

Space-age mutations at Rock Ledge Ranch's annual vintage baseball game? (posted 8/26/14)

Fiddles, Vittles & Vino, July 27 - photos (posted 7/28/14)

Renowned musician David Grisman headlines 10th annual Fiddles, Vittles & Vino (posted 7/19/14)

Rock Ledge Ranch's annual Independence Day event July 4 (posted 6/30/14)

Rock Ledge Ranch: A new cow, but Patches won't have to mooove (posted 6/8/14)

Season starts June 4 for Rock Ledge Ranch; 'Homespun Fun' June 7 (posted 5/29/14)


City/County Parks
Humane Society's annual Pawtoberfest Sept. 20 at Bear Creek Park (posted 9/15/14))

Springs definitely in bloom at Thorndale Park (posted 8/8/14))

Good summer for Thursday blues nights in Bancroft - final show Aug. 7 (posted 7/30/14))

Amid Bear Creek fish controversy, county considers taking over Jones Park (posted 7/4/14))

Thursday-night blues shows in Bancroft Park through Aug. 7 (posted 6/16/14))

Farmers Market back in Bancroft Park on summer Saturdays (posted 6/2/14))

Free summer concerts on Westside organized by county, PPJASS (posted 5/30/14)

Bicycle Carnival May 31 at Bear Creek Park (posted 5/28/14)

Friends of Sondermann Park holding first workday May 17 (posted 5/14/14)


Trails
Forest Service to temporarily reopen several trails in Bear Creek study area (posted 6/11/14)

Completion in sight for Intemann Trail; volunteers needed for workdays (posted 5/6/14)


Bear Creek Nature Center
Call for artists in October Bear Creek Nature Center show (posted 8/19/14)

BBQ to benefit Bear Creek Nature Center Aug. 15 (posted 8/10/14)


Norris-Penrose Event Center
Norris-Penrose hosts rodeos July 5 and 9-12 (posted 7/1/14)

Range Ride passes through Westside again early June 18 (posted 6/15/14)


General
Creek Week' welcomes volunteers to clean up Fountain Creek (posted 9/22/14)

Master gardeners to help self-guided tour of 7 Westside plots Aug. 2-3 (posted 7/24/14)


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