Join Mountain Equipment Recyclers and Trails and Open Space Coalition for a fun donation day and BBQ! TOSC will be on hand from 11 am -1 pm providing tax donation receipts for folks donating gently used outdoor gear on their behalf. We’ll also be promoting the Starlight, so come out for special on-site only deals! Facebook event.
Cleaning out your garage or attic? Consider donating those gently used hiking shoes, clothes, back packs, sleeping bags, tents – you get the idea.
When you drop them off at Mountain Equipment Recycling on our behalf, we get 50% of the proceeds when they are sold. MER is located at 1024 S. Tejon..
Starlight giveaway–bike helmet from Criterium Bicycles!
Tag a friend on Facebook to enter
Tag a friend in the post on our Facebook page to be entered into a drawing for this Specialized Align helmet from our sponsors at Criterium Bicycles! Value $40. Extra points for creativity 🙂 We’ll announce the winner on Friday, June 8 in the afternoon, so hurry over to the Facebook page to play! (Thanks to Sarah, our helmet model from the Criterium staff.)
24th Annual Starlight Spectacular June 16th, 2018, 9 pm ONLINE REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS COMING UP–REGISTER NOW AND SAVE!
New this year–earlier start time for families with young children! Start at 10:15 pmahead of the crowd.
Join the Trails and Open Space Coalition for the 24th Annual Starlight Spectacular on June 16th, 2018. This fun and family-friendly night-time bicycle ride is suitable for most ages and abilities. We’ve had kids as young as 8 and adults in their 80s ride with us! Get out your western wear and celebrate the Wild, Wild West! Info and sign ups here.
VOLUNTEER PROJECTS–Get outside and make a difference!
Rainbow Falls Historic Site will be open starting in July on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from 10 am – 4 pm.
Volunteers are needed for 3 hour shifts.
Help us preserve Rainbow Falls and share its unique story with others through interpretation. Interpreters will provide visitors with Rainbow Falls history, current restorations, trail locations, park rules and regulations, and overall orientation. Training will be provided.
PikeRIDE, a program of Downtown Ventures, the charitable nonprofit arm of Downtown Partnership, needs your help! They have 208 bikes that need to be unpackaged, assembled, decals placed,
smartkit installed, and tested!
*No specific skill set required.
Wed 23 5:45-8:30pm
Sat 26 9am-1pm and 12:30-4pm
Wed 30 5:45-8:30pm
Sat 2 9am-1pm and 12:30-4pm
Tue 5 5:45-8:30pm
Wed 6 5:45-8:30pm
Sat 9 9am-1pm and 12:30-4pm
Wed 13 5:45-8:30pm
Sat 16 9am-1pm and 12:30-4pm
Meet at the old Gazette building on 30 S. Prospect Street, on the south side of the building at the loading dock.
Come to Bristol Brewing for the release party of the Cheyenne Canon Pinon Nut Brown Ale. Bristol gives 100% of the profits from this roasty brown ale to the Friends of Cheyenne Cañon.
Visit with the Friends of Cheyenne Cañon and vote for their next project.
Sustainability in Progress, all about Bikes–June 20 FREE event
Wed, June 20, 7:30 am
Wildcat Room, Ivywild School
This month’s topic is all about biking!
Aubrey Day – El Paso County Public Health Department
Kate Brady – City of Colorado Springs
Jolie NeSmith – PikeRide
Sara Vaas – Council of Neighbors and Organizations
No need to RSVP-free. Coffee and pastries provided by Old Town Bike Shop.
PLEASE NOTE! This month’s SIP has 4 speakers. We are going to start promptly at 7:30. This is a little different from our normal layout where we mingle for the first 20 minutes. No mingling, in the beginning, this month so please come on time to make sure you do not miss our speakers or any of the great discussion! Facebook event.
Barry Ward Concert June 22 benefits FESC
Equestrian Skills Course Fundraising Concert Featuring Barry Ward
ProRodeo Hall of Fame, 101 Pro Rodeo Drive
Join the Friends of the Equestrian Skills Course for an evening of great entertainment while raising money for expanding the Equestrian Skills Course in Colorado Springs! The Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame’s outdoor garden area provides a great atmosphere for an evening of western-themed entertainment. The accompanying silent auction features a variety of items to fit your shopping tastes. More info and tickets.
Glen Eyrie bike ride, hike and tour June 23
Ride to Glen Eyrie
with optional hike and tour
Sat, June 23, 8 am – 2 pm
Ride Start/Finish location: America the Beautiful Park. Limited to 25 riders.