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A “Creative Coffee Chat” will be held on Thursday, July 8, 10 a.m. at the Java Moose in Fairplay, hosted by Park County Creative Alliance. Share your ideas and find out more about PCCA’s summer happenings and how to get involved. Review PCCA’s Art Adventuring map of Park County. Take a look …

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Vice-president Teddy Roosevelt visited Victor Aug. 9, 1901, and spoke at the Gold Coin Club. The Rough Rider was, at an earlier visit in 1900, run out of town by an angry mob, but returned later to accept apologies and to speak and tour the gold mines. Almost 120 years later, Don Moon will p…

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Join Mosquito Range Heritage Initiative from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 7 for a moderate hike (1-2 miles) and explore the stunning wildflowers currently in bloom. Take CR 12 to Mosquito Pass Road and park just after making a left-hand turn to go up the road to the pass. All wil…

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Join Mosquito Range Heritage Initiative from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 7 for a Nature Science Workshop in Thompson Park. Designed for families with children ages 6-12 (or so), the workshop will consist of an easy-to-moderate hike as we explore our mountains and their natural wonder…

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Join Mosquito Range Heritage Initiative at the Silverheels Trailhead on Tuesday, July 6 for an early morning nature hike for families with young children. To get to the trailhead, take U.S.  Highway 285 north from Fairplay for approximately 0.9 miles, then turn left on Silverheels Road and s…

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Come enjoy the legendary country breakfast served by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8661 on Sunday, July 4 from 7 - 11:30 a.m. Come and enjoy all you can eat. NOTE masks might be required inside the building. There will be no indoor seating, and outdoor seating will be available. Donation…

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The Friends of the Bailey Library will be holding their annual book sale. Children and adults can pick up DVDs, CDs, and, of course, hardback and paperback books. The sale begins this Friday, June 25 and will be available for at least a week. Hours for the sale coincide with those of the Bai…

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Mosquito Range Heritage Initiative will host WILD Wednesday Children’s Nature Science Workshop, weekly through the end of July at varying locations.

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Please mark your calender: Jefferson Community Civic Association will have the next breakfast Saturday, July 3, at the Jefferson Community Building. It will be from 7:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. and will serve all you can eat pancakes, eggs, potatoes, bacon and sausage, biscuits and gravy, green chili…

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Mosquito Range Heritage Initiative will host a Wildflower Hike on Saturday, June 26, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. We’ll  take a moderate 3 - 4 mile hike from Horseshoe Road to the lake in Horseshoe cirque.

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Bill Taylor, the new Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Bailey and Shawnee, has succeeded Joe Price. Price was a great Commander, and will be a tough act to follow.

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Fairplay Library, 400 Front Street, has two children’s summer library programs coming up. Bring your toddlers to Story Time starting Wednesday, June 16 at noon and every Wednesday through Aug. 11. Sign up your children ages 6-12 for any of our six 2021 “Tail and Tales” programs starting Mond…

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Park County students have been named to spring semester 2021 spring semester honor rolls at Montana State University. Students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours to be on either the President’s List (4.0 GPA) or Dean’s List (3.5 GPA or higher).

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The regular meeting of the Park County Republican Central Committee will be held in person Wednesday, June 14 at 7 p.m. at the Fair Barn in Fairplay.

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It’s time to clear the clutter. The Town of Fairplay is hosting their annual clean-up days and will be accepting unwanted items at the Town Shop at 1190 County Road 16 from June 4 through 6. Hours of operation on Friday and Saturday are 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Sunday, 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Yo…

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Come enjoy the legendary country breakfast served by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8661 on Sunday, June 6, from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Come and enjoy all you can eat. Donation asked: adults $9, children under 12 $5. Menu: Eggs, bacon, ham, sausage links and patties, hash browns, biscuits and co…

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On Saturday, June 5, Crow Hill Insurance will host their 10th annual free community Shred-A-Thon from 9 a.m. – noon. The event will take place at the office located at 460 County Road 43, near the top of Crow Hill and the traffic light. A certified shredding company will be on site to shred …

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The next Conifer Historical Society’s online chat will be Sunday, June 13 at 2 p.m. Camping season officially starts this weekend. Are you interested in the history of camping in our area, or maybe even discovering a hidden gem? Join us for the latest and greatest Cchat: Mountain Lions, Mars…

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Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Foundation is now accepting applications for the Women’s Wellness Connection Clinical Services program. The program is grant-funded by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and offers free cervical cancer screenings/pap smear te…

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Saturday, May 29 will be the Jefferson Community Civic Association Memorial Day Breakfast. It will be held from 7:30 - 11 a.m. in the Jefferson Community building, east of U.S. Highway 285 in Jefferson.

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The Hartsel Community Library is hosting a free community pancake breakfast. June 5, 9 - 11 a.m. in the Hartsel Community Center Pavilion. In addition to pancakes, there will be scrambled eggs, sausage, coffee and juice.

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Join us in celebrating the South Park High School class of 2021. On June 12 at approximately 11:30 a.m., immediately following the graduation ceremony, our graduates will parade around the Town of Fairplay:

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Park County Historical Society will take a trip to the Rocky Mountain Land Library, located near Garo, Saturday, June 5. We’ll meet at McGraw Park in Bailey at 9:45 a.m. and carpool to Fairplay. In Fairplay, we’ll meet at South Park Recreation Center on CR 3 at U.S. 285. From there, we’ll dr…

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Park County Historical Society will host the Volunteer Appreciation Picnic at McGraw Memorial Park, Saturday, May 29 at 11 a.m. We will be saying “thank you” to all who have volunteered at McGraw Park or are thinking of volunteering in the future. We will have burgers, hot dogs and drinks to…

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The Chaffee County Writers Exchange is sponsoring a “WE Write” writing seminar on the topic Writing Vivid Scene Descriptions. The event will be held via Zoom from 9 a.m. - noon, Monday, May 24. The event is open to the public and free.

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We are ready to party! Seniors Alliance of Platte Canyon invites you to our second anniversary celebration this Saturday, May 22, 1 - 4 p.m. We are located in the Bailey Community Center at 83 Main Street, Bailey. Come join us for refreshments outside under the canopy. Tour our office and se…

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Do you need help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend?

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The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a Federal Communications Commission program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit is available as of May 12, and will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare ser…

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In accordance with state guidance, Park County Public Health is offering the COVID19 vaccine to all eligible individuals: Pfizer for ages 12 years and older, and the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines for people 18 and older.

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Our next CHSM Chat will be May 23 at 2 p.m. Join us for a fun roundtable about Conifer restaurants. Reminisce about culinary delights from local establishments of years past. Participants are welcome to share their own favorite memories and photos with us during this virtual event. Hosted by…

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We hope everyone drops in to Fairplay Library, 400 Front Street soon. We are giving away “Take and Make nature kits” from Mosquito Range Heritage Initiative for families with young ones. The current two kits available are “For the Birds,” which includes bird feeders material and instructions…

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Mosquito Range Heritage Initiative is looking at a long and fruitful summer.

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Elk Creek Homeowners will be holding a garage sale at the community building this year, May 22, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. All proceeds will go to community building repairs and updates.

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Attention: The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8661 will be meeting at the Shawnee-Bailey post (Platte Canyon Community Center) Wednesday at 6 p.m.. We need new members. Please bring your DD214. New members will be free for the first year.

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The Elk Creek Highlands general meeting has been changed to Wednesday, May 12 at 7 p.m. in the community building at 86 Elk Creek Drive.

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On Saturday, June 5, Crow Hill Insurance will host their 10th annual free community Shred-A-Thon from 9 a.m. – noon. The event will take place at the office located at 460 County Road 43, near the top of Crow Hill and the traffic light. A certified shredding company will be on site to shred …

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Keystone Science School is excited to offer the Joel and Patti Meier Scholarship for any KSS Adventure or Expedition program. This is an exclusive scholarship opportunity for any rising middle or high school student from Park County. Several scholarships will be awarded and cover approximate…

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Burland Firewise will be hosting its 10th Saws and Slaws Fire Mitigation Project May 15. Come join neighbors helping neighbors to create defensible space to lessen the impact when wildfire occurs.We’ll be at 387 Impala Trail, 9 a.m. Chainsaw operators will get a safety briefing, then start t…

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The May meeting of the Central Colorado UAS Club  will be a field trip to the CSU drone facillities at Christman Field in Fort Collins, Saturday, May 1. Register for the trip at www.eventbrite.com/e/field-trip-to-csu-tickets-149783024057.

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Platte Canyon Fire Department is excited to announce a new public outreach program sponsored by the 285 Angels and the American Red Cross.

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Chaffee County Writers Exchange is sponsoring a writing workshop, “Plot Development and Flaws,” on Monday, April 26, 8:45 a.m. - noon. Pre-registration by email is requested at info@CCWritersExchange.org. The ZOOM link for the free workshop is on our website calendar at www.CCWritersExchange.org.

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U.S. Senators Bennet and Hickenlooper announced that the first-ever joint U.S. Senate application process for students in Colorado seeking U.S. service academy nominations is now open. The academies requiring congressional nomination include the U.S. Military Academy, Naval Academy, Air Forc…

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Bailey Library is delighted to present its newest local author, Aaron Apodaca, with his recently published book, Elements: Rise of the Hunters. Aaron grew up in Bailey and graciously donated his book to the library of his childhood. Help support our local authors and check out their books at…

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Elk Creek Highlands/Meadows Property Owners Association meetings are the first Wednesday of the month at our Community Building, 86 Elk Creek Drive.

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Seniors Alliance would like to announce a COVID-19 vaccine event at Conifer High School on Friday, April 16 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. People can use this link to pre-register and get the process started: stride.mycareally.health/pages/screener.html?jid=210896928641972.

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On Saturday, June 5, Crow Hill Insurance will host their 10th annual free community Shred-A-Thon from 9 a.m. – noon. The event will take place at the office located at 460 County Road 43, near the top of Crow Hill and the traffic light. A certified shredding company will be on site to shred …

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Our next book club meeting is on April 18 at 11 a.m.  Join us for a discussion on “Doc Susie: The True Story of a Country Physician in the Colorado Rockies,” by Virginia Cornell. In 1907 Doc Susie went to Fraser, Colo. with a bad case of tuberculosis and a broken heart. Soon she forgot about…

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