COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

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Below you will find information for regular meeting times and other regular events for various clubs/groups/organizations in Fremont County. These meeting and events times may be affected by holidays or other random closures. Please double-check with the organizers to confirm. 

Weekly Meetings/Events

Monday

BOOK (Babies On Our Knees) Story Time , 10:30am at the Cañon City Public Library, 516 Macon Ave. For moms and their children 0-24 months.

Tuesday 

Preschool Story Hour at Penrose Community Library at 35 7th Avenue in Penrose. Every Tuesday at 10:00am.

Story Time and Crafts for preschoolers at the Cañon City Public Library, 516 Macon Avenue, 10:30-11:30am every Tuesday and Thursday. Different stories and crafts each day.

National Mah Jongg League Games, 1:00pm at  the Bell Tower Cultural Center, 201 E 2nd St in Florence. Call  (719) 406-4945 or (719) 275-1047 for more information.

The Pantry Of Fremont Distribution, 4:00-6:00pm. 629 Harrison Ave in Cañon City (basement of the Royal Gorge Vineyard Church). Each household is welcome to two large distributions per month and perishables, as available, any other day of operation. For questions, call (719) 458-9258.

Youth in Recovery All Recovery Meeting, 6:00pm at 1335 Phay Avenue, Suite A-E in Cañon City. Call or text (719) 291-8465 with questions.

Wednesday

Youth in Recovery All Recovery Meeting, 6:00pm at 1335 Phay Avenue, Suite A-E in Cañon City. Call or text (719) 291-8465 with questions.

Open Mic Night, 6:30- 9:30pm at the Bell Tower Cultural Center, 201 E 2nd St in Florence.

Thursday

Story Time and Crafts for preschoolers at the Cañon City Public Library, 516 Macon Ave. – 10:30-11:30am every Tuesday and Thursday. Different stories and crafts each day.

Open Night at VFW Post #4061, 4:00-8:00pm at 215 Cottonwood Ave in Cañon City. The bar will be open and the public is welcome! Most drinks are $3.50.

Cañon City Tai Chi Club, 4:30pm at the Cañon City Public Library, 516 Macon Avenue in Cañon City. Join the club’s Facebook group HERE to get current info.

Bingo at the American Legion Post 25, 6:00pm every Thursday at 209 E. Front Street in Florence. Click HERE for details.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Florence meeting – 6:30pm every Thursday at the Florence Chamber of Commerce, 116 N Pikes Peak Ave. This is a free and confidential peer support program for adults living with a mental illness.

Friday

The Pantry of Fremont Distribution, 9:00-11:00am. 629 Harrison Ave in Cañon City (basement of the Royal Gorge Vineyard Church). Each household is welcome to two large distributions per month and perishables, as available, any other day of operation. For questions, call (719) 458-9258.

Story Time at John C. Fremont Library at 130 Church Avenue in Florence. Every Tuesday and Friday at 10:30am.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Canon City meeting – 1:00pm every Friday at St Thomas More Hospital, 1338 Phay Ave. This is a free and confidential peer support program for adults living with a mental illness.

Bingo @ the VFW Post 4061. Every Friday! Progressive jackpot. Doors open at 5:30pm. Food and drinks available to purchase. 215 Cottonwood Avenue in Cañon City. Call 719-275-9886 for more information.

Bridge Youth Center is open and free for 7th & 8th grade students every Friday, 6:30-9:30pm at 310 Main St. in Cañon City.

Karaoke at the Penrose VFW, 402 Broadway. Every Friday, 8:00PM-close, presented by PJ’s Karaoke.

Saturday

Metaphysical Discussion Group, 10:30am at the Cañon City Public Library, 516 Macon Avenue in Cañon City. Call (719) 621-2302 for details.

Kids C.A.P. (Community Art Program) is a FREE drop-in class (donations are encouraged) for kids of all ages every Saturday afternoon at FCA from 12:00-2:00pm. Every week a new art theme will be explored with our wonderful teacher, India Beach. Kids 5 & under require adult supervision. Sponsored by Southern Colorado Community Foundation. For more information, visit fremontarts.org, follow us on twitter @fremontarts, or call 719-275-2790.

Bridge Youth Center is open and free for high school students every Saturday, 7:00-10:00pm at 310 Main St. in Cañon City.

Sunday

VFW All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast – Every Sunday from 8:00-10:30AM at VFW Post #4061, 215 Cottonwood Ave in Cañon City. $7 per person; Children 8-12 – $4; Children 8 years and under are FREE!!!

Monthly Meetings/Events

1st Tuesday

Fremont County MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), 9:00-11:00am at the Vineyard Church, 245 S. Raynolds Avenue in Cañon City. 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, May through September. See the Fremont County MOPS Facebook Group for more information.

1st Wednesday

Royal Gorge Amateur Radio Club, 6:00pm at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 9th & Macon in Cañon City.

1st Friday

First Friday Dance, 6:00-9:00pm at the Golden Age Center, 728 Main Street in Cañon City. Join us at the Golden Age Center, on the first Friday of every month, for music, dancing and friends. $2.00 per person. All ages are welcome! If you need a ride, please call Fremont County Transit 24 hours in advance and we will arrange to get you here. (719) 276-5200

Fremont County Radio Control Club, 7:00pm at the Fremont County Airport. Call Bob at (719)242-3710 for more information.

1st Sunday

Drumming Circle, 5:30-6:30pm at the Bell Tower Cultural Center, 201 E 2nd Street in Florence. 

2nd Monday

Writers Among Us, 10:15am at the Cañon City Public Library, 516 Macon Avenue in Cañon City. Yes, you too can write. In a writer’s world, we’re all just beginners.

Cañon City Geology Club6:00pm at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 9th and Main Street in Cañon City. 

2nd Wednesday

Cañon City Camera Club7:00pm at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 9th and Main Street in Cañon City.

Rocky Mountain Back Country Horsemen, 7:00pm at Penrose Station, 401 Park Place – 2 blocks north of Broadway in Penrose. We welcome new members of all ages. For more info, call Ron at (719) 275-5094.

2nd Thursday 

Royal Gorge Detachment of the Marine Corps League at the Cañon City Elks Lodge at 404 Macon Avenue. Social hour starts at 6:00, meeting starts at 7:00. All branches of the service are welcome to join our league! Call (719) 431-2687 for more information.

2nd Friday

Karaoke and Dancing, 6:00-9:00pm at the Golden Age Center, 728 Main Street in Cañon City. Cindy Sweet and Jenny Lowe, aka Sweet n Lowe, will host karaoke singing and dancing music. $2.00 per person. Bring a snack to share. Shuttle available. Call 275-5177 for more information.

2nd Saturday

Royal Gorge Quilt, 9:00am at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 9th and Main Street in Cañon City. Visitors are welcome! Call (719) 482-8696 for more information.

3rd Tuesday

Fremont County MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), 9:00-11:00am at the Vineyard Church, 245 S. Raynolds Avenue in Cañon City. 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, May through September. See the Fremont County MOPS Facebook Group for more information.

3rd Thursday

Rocky Mountain Wagon Masters, 7:00pm at the Penrose Senior Community Center, 405 Broadway in Penrose. Call Susan at (719) 359-6724 for more information.