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1 year 3 months ago

Find free food for the kids this summer

The end of school doesn't mean the end of free meals for children who need them. Free breakfast, lunch, or snacks will be available for eligible children in low-income areas this summer. They'll be served at sites like neighborhood parks, libraries, schools, places of worship, mobile buses, and recreation centers....

1 year 8 months ago

Free flu shot clinics in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS - Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, Walgreens and other community partners are working together to offer five free flu shot clinics this month for people with health insurance or those who do not have vaccine coverage. Cases of the flu are already being reported in El Paso County and...

1 year 9 months ago

Free Lice checks...and refreshments?

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Scalp feeling itchy? A lice clinic is celebrating a grand opening Saturday in Oakland County, and the owner is offering free head checks from noon to 6 p.m. Refreshments, too. It's called Rapunzel's Lice Boutique on Farmington Road in Farmington Hills. Owner Sarah Casello-Rees already...

2 years 3 months ago

Free admission at National Parks

Nearly four hundred National Parks will offer free admission from April 21 through April 29. That includes Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site near La Junta. "All 397 national parks are great places to get some exercise while taking in spectacular scenery or learning something new," said...

2 years 5 months ago

Free cab rides for Saturday

There will be free cab rides for residents of Colorado Springs and for the first time, Pueblo. The McDivitt Law Firm is paying for cab rides on Saturday those who celebrate St. Patrick's Day a little too much. To receive the free ride, all you have to do...

2 years 5 months ago

Plant a free tree

If you're looking to plant a tree for free this season, here's a great way to do it. Sign up to get a free tree from Tree City USA. You'll have to pick it up, but you get to pick where you plant it! Click here for the...

2 years 5 months ago

Free books for 4 year olds

Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia today announced One Book 4 Colorado, an effort to provide a new book to every four year old in Colorado while simultaneously supporting parents as their child's first teacher. "Something as simple as putting a book in the hand of a young child can inspire...

2 years 5 months ago

Free pancakes tomorrow

International House of Pancakes will offer free pancakes for 15 hours tomorrow as part of National Pancake Day. This is a fundraiser for Shriners Hospitals for Children and other charities. For every short stack of pancakes served between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. guest will be invited to make...

2 years 5 months ago

Free electronic recycle event

Go Green Colorado Springs will sponsor a free electronics recycling event on March 3. 5R Processors of Wisconsin will accept old or obsolete electronics equipment from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Mary's High School. Items accepted include computers, monitors, laptops, printers, televisions, cell phones and stereo equipment....

2 years 6 months ago

Free Tax Filing

It's time to start thinking about those income taxes, and there are plenty of ways to file. The "Free File Program" pairs up with tax software companies to provide free guided services for those making $57,000 or less. If you make over that, you can still e-file but you'll...

2 years 8 months ago

"Amahl and the Night Visitors" preview

News 5 will be going live from the Colorado Springs Conservatory in downtown Colorado Springs at their new location (415 S. Sahwatch). We are getting a sneak peek of of the 10th annual production of a one-act holiday opera "Amahl and the Night Visitors," which will be held at Colorado...

2 years 9 months ago

Come hear the Alpacas Coo

Today and Sunday about a half dozen Alpacas are on display cooing at the Black Forest Community Club in Black Forest at the Alpaca Holiday Extravaganza. Kids, parents and those just curious about the animals are welcome to come and pet them, learn about them and even have the...

2 years 9 months ago

Veterans deals galore

Post offices and banks are closed for business on Friday, November 11th, which is Veterans Day, but many other establishments have their doors wide open and are offering some sweet deals for our veterans. Across the nation and in Colorado many restaurants, convenient stores, and retailers are offering either...

2 years 9 months ago

Come out and help fight homelessness

Today until 4 pm at America the Beautiful Park, Colorado Springs Fights Homelessness hosts an event with free food, fun, and music and lets you find out what you can do to fight homelessness in El Paso County. The event is family friendly with live radio remotes, inflatable games,...

2 years 10 months ago

Symposium ties school success to emotional well-being

A local non-profit agency is hosting a free education workshop next month to help parents, teachers and education professionals work together to improve student achievement. The Family Attachment Center's 7th Annual Achieving High Success in School Community Educational Symposium will take place at the Penrose House in Colorado Springs from...

2 years 11 months ago

Thrifty Thursday savings

Free coffee, ice cream and a discount at local consignment sale are featured in this week's Thrifty Thursday. FREE COFFEE: Participating Colorado McDonald's restaurants are giving away free coffee! Customers can pick up a FREE Small Premium Roast Coffee now until Sunday, September 25 in the drive-thru or...

2 years 11 months ago

'What If' is underway

The 'What If' festival starts at 10 am, but presenters are setting up their tents gearing up for all the curious minds to come out and try out their hands-on demos. The 'grab and go' 120 lb robot made by a team of students from Coronado High School placed...

2 years 11 months ago

From "What If" to why not try

Did you ever wonder what it would be like to stand inside a giant bubble or have you ever wanted to write your own song? If so, this Saturday, September 10, you will have the chance to experience in the fun of doing all those things and a whole lot...

2 years 11 months ago

Free award winning 9/11 film showing tonight

Tonight, at Armstrong Hall at Colorado College a riveting 9/11 film "Rebirth" will be shown for free. The film's editor, Kevin Filippini, will be available following the film for Q&A. "Rebirth" follows the lives of five people whose futures were forever altered by the horrific events surrounding 9/11. Event...

2 years 11 months ago

Bright idea

Here's a bright idea for a free, family fun over the Labor Day Weekend. Once the sun goes down, they sky lights up around Memorial Park. Tonight is the last night for the 2011 Balloon Glo, which has been a staple event of the Colorado Balloon Classic. Pilots...

2 years 11 months ago

Balloon Classic day 2

The Colorado Balloon Classic in Memorial Park was off to a fabulous start today. Yesterday, winds were over 40mph, preventing balloons from launching. Today, winds died down and balloons took flight. Around 70 balloons took off starting at 7am. Tens of thousands of people came to see the...

2 years 11 months ago

Balloons a no go

Balloons did not lift off during the first day of the 2011 Colorado Balloon Classic. Winds were in the 40 mph range - around four times the strength then is permitted for pilots to fly in event. After the fly was cancelled by organizers most of the pilots and...

3 years 2 months ago

Weekend on the GO!

Jazz Fridays 8-11 p.m. Fine Arts Center Colorado Springs Free Bluegrass on the River Friday thru Sunday Nature and Raptor Center Pueblo $35 for full weekend pass, $8 Friday only, $20 Saturday only, $10 Saturday night with concert Colorado Springs Acacia Park Concert Series Saturday 5:30 p.m. Acacia...

3 years 2 months ago

Celebrate local history at Territory Days

Thousands of people crowded the streets of Old Colorado City Saturday for the 36th Annual Territory Days celebration. The three day street festival recognizes the community's role as the first territorial capital of the state. A new attraction this year is the Hawk Quest booth where you can see...

3 years 2 months ago

Free swimming lessons

Just in time for summer, the Colorado Springs Swim School will hold free one hour swimming lessons this Saturday beginning at 10:00 a.m. at three locations: the Wilson Ranch Pool, the Portal Pool and the Colorado Springs Recreation Center. There is a class limit of 45 students at each...

3 years 3 months ago

Dr. Terry Lakin released from Fort Leavenworth

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - An Army doctor who disobeyed deployment orders because he doubted President Obama's birth records is free from military confinement at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas. A Fort Leavenworth spokesman says Terry Lakin was released Friday after serving five months of a six-month sentence for refusing to...

3 years 3 months ago

Get "Off the Couch!"

Concrete Couch , a local non-profit organization, wants the community to come out and participate in at least one of the five different large-scale community art projects they are putting on over a five-day period. The "Off the Couch" inaugural event, which kicked off on Thursday, April 21st, is...

3 years 3 months ago

A day of free Easter fun for all

Easter came a bit early for a bunch of children today. The Austin Bluffs Community Church hosted their Annual Easter Carnival today. They have been hosting the event for over a dozen years. A plethora of activities were available for the kids to partake in: from an Easter egg...

3 years 3 months ago

Hop, hop, hop goes the bunny

This weekend the weather turned a bit for the worse, but it certainly did not damper the Easter spirit at the Austin Bluffs Community Church. They kicked-off Easter weekend with their Annual Easter Carnival today. Human bowling, an Easter egg hunt, and tons of crafts, which are all free to...

3 years 4 months ago

National Park free admission next week

ESTES PARK, Colo. (AP) - Nature enthusiasts will be able to enjoy the great outdoors next week with free admission to over 300 National Park Service sites, including Rocky Mountain National Park. National Park Week runs from April 16-24. It's the longest of the no-fee periods announced earlier this...

3 years 4 months ago

Many got a check on their health today

This morning we were at the Masonic Center, one of today's sites for the Southern Colorado Health Fairs. Over three hundred people were in attendance and fair goers started lining-up at 6:15 a.m. Doors, however, did not open until 7 a.m. The fair offered about two dozen different types...

3 years 5 months ago

Ask-A-Lawyer event happens next week

El Paso County lawyers dispense free legal advice on the second Saturday of each month. On March 12, the Ask-A-Lawyer event will take place at the Citadel Mall from 10 a.m. to noon. The El Paso County Bar Association cannot offer legal information or advice at any other...

3 years 7 months ago

Free spay/neuter for cats in Pueblo County

Pueblo Animal Services is offering FREE spay-neuter surgeries to income qualified cat owners starting Thursday. Appointments are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and space is limited. To find out if you qualify, or to schedule an appointment, call (719) 544-3005 extension 3.

3 years 7 months ago

Salvation Army hosts toy giveaways in Pueblo

The Salvation of Army of Pueblo is counting its blessings. Last week, they were desperate for toy and clothing donations--worried they wouldn't be able to help the 2,200 local children in need of help this Christmas. But they got so many donations, they're holding a free gift giveaway tomorrow--Dec. 22....

3 years 7 months ago

Free Christmas trees

A local business owner embraces the spirit of the holidays and hosts a Christmas tree giveaway. Tough Tool Rental, Inc. owner Chris Barela says, “We decided anything left over the last week of Christmas, [because] it’s been so hard for people this year, we’re going [to] go ahead...

3 years 8 months ago

Thanksgiving free meal locations

The Salvation Army and other organizations will serve free lunch for Thanksgiving at various locations from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. November 25, 2010 in Colorado Springs Salvation Army, 501 S. Weber St. Salvation Army, 908 Yuma Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5725 Southmoor...

3 years 10 months ago

Apps To Cure Two Left Feet

Need dance help? It's downloadable to your iPhone in lots of forms, starting with basic tap, as in the Tap App, a $1.99 download that will have you kick-ball-changing in no time. There are instructions, diagrams and video that will let you practice right along. The Ballroom Dance...

3 years 10 months ago

DOW to hold elk hunting seminar in Woodland Park

Hunters interested in improving their success rate are invited to a free Colorado Division of Wildlife seminar at the Woodland Park Public Library, Sept. 30 from 6-8 p.m. The clinic covers several topics including preparation for the hunt, elk biology, hunting techniques, and ethical hunting. Specific information about hunting around...

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