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2 years 3 weeks ago

Florence celebrates its 125 birthday!

It's a huge celebration in Florence as the city celebrates 125 years. Pioneer Park was full of balloons, bouncy houses, and lots of fun activities for all ages. From face painting, to rock climbing, they say the celebration was about fun and getting together for a good meal, but it's...

2 years 9 months ago

Missing the party

Dozens of local organizations are preparing for New Years Eve celebrations, but this year in Colorado Springs there isn't a sole event aimed at bringing the community together. Gazette Arts and Entertainment Editor Warren Epstein calls the celebrations this year "scattered." "We have the one event that people...

3 years 2 months ago

90th annual Big Red Reunion

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The Big Red One is mustering in Buffalo. Veterans of the 1st Infantry Division are gathering in western New York for the storied Army's unit's 93rd annual reunion. The Buffalo News reports that some 750 veterans and guests are attending the reunion. They include old...

3 years 6 months ago

CU pays 50K for annual pot celebration

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - University of Colorado officials are discussing the possibility of shutting down an annual marijuana celebration event that costs the school tens of thousands of dollars to manage. Vice Chancellor for Administration Frank Bruno says CU pays about $50,000 annually to hire personnel from the sheriff...

4 years 4 months ago

Bent's Fort plans 50th celebration

Bent's Old Fort will commemorate 50 years as a national historic site this weekend. President Eisenhower signed the law on June 3, 1960. All events listed below are free and open to the public. Friday, June 4, 2010 at the Koshare Indian Museum in La Junta, Colorado, at...

4 years 8 months ago

Chilly weather can't stop New Orleans' big party

Despite temperatures falling to the freezing mark overnight and not expected to get much above 50, Mardi Gras in New Orleans is staying hot. Parades rolled until late Monday night. People partied on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter until much later. Along historic St. Charles Avenue, revelers stacked ladders,...

4 years 9 months ago

Make kids part of your New Year's celebration

Little kids can't make it to midnight to celebrate the New Year--so the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and the Pikes Peak Children's Museum have moved up the celebration by 12 hours. On Dec. 31, join the Kids Countdown to NOON Celebration. Nationally acclaimed children's singer/songwriter Eddie Coker will...

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