The Cañon Current’s feature on animals up for adoption at the humane society. This week, we have Eli and Rudy!
This year’s Royal Gorge Whitewater Festival in June will be inundated with the bright yellow, squeaky species of bird known as the Rubber Duckie. The Cañon City and Florence Rotary Clubs have teamed up with numerous non-profit organizations and sponsors to host the Derby Ducks Rubber Duckie Race on Saturday, June 22 in Centennial Park [...]
The Canon City Music Club ushered in spring on April 24, 2013 at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Cañon City at 11:30 a.m. The theme of the day was “Basically Bach – Baroque Selections.” The program leader was the very efficient Leonora Hubbard. Leonora secured a wonderful program of artists and their selections. Starting off [...]
Backyard gardeners will have the chance to learn the art of saving seeds from existing vegetables, flowers and herb plants during a workshop at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 at the John C. Fremont Library, 130 Church Ave. in Florence. “I want people to realize that you can save your own seeds. It’s like getting [...]
Mother’s get in free to the Royal Gorge Treat mom to the majesty of nature with a special outing to the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park on Sunday, May 12. All moms get in free. Park hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet at the Abbey Celebrate the special women in [...]
When dinosaurs ruled the landscape, mammals were just small, mostly night-time creatures. But, after the dinosaurs went extinct, mammals survived, prospered and look at us now. The Cañon City Geology Club will learn about the extinction of the dinosaurs and hear theories from U.S. Geological Survey Resource Specialist Dr. Pete Modreski at 6:30 p.m. Monday, [...]
Support local athletes, while at the same time enjoying some delicious goodies during the Cañon Academy of Gymnastics Booster Club cake walk. The Booster Club will be at the Blossom Festival Kidz Zone in Centennial Park in Cañon City conducting a cake walk fund-raiser on Saturday, May 4. The Kidz Zone will be open from [...]
Florence residents will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of recycling and clean up events in April. The Upper Arkansas Recycling program will host a special Earth Day Recycling event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20 at the Florence Municipal Center, 600 W. Third St. in Florence. Residents can bring [...]