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First, today’s weather forecast:
Sunny and windy. High: 52 Low: 30.
Here are today’s top three stories in Colorado Springs:
- A new watch design honoring astronaut Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, was unveiled at the Colorado Springs Space Symposium. The design was unveiled by representatives of the US Mint. Ride’s design is part of an ongoing series to recognize women called the American Women Quarters Program. (Colorado Springs Gazette)
- Plans for a new 8,000-seat amphitheater have been announced by Notes Live. The Colorado Springs amphitheater will cost around $40 million and will be built on the Polaris Pointe development. It will feature 60 different luxury VIP foyer suites and several high-quality restaurants. (Colorado Springs crest)
- The El Paso County Public Health Department is working to fill a vacant position. The council hopes to fulfill a representative role that will interact with the non-profit, private and public education sectors. Kari Kilroy held the position before it was time-limited. (Colorado Springs Independent)
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Today in Colorado Springs:
- AARP Tax Help At the 21c Library (9:00 a.m.)
- Virtual Yoga At the Pikes Peak Library (9:00 a.m.)
- story time At the Eastern Library and Information Center (9:30 a.m.)
- Art inspired by Rockrimmon At the Rockrimmon Branch Library (1:00 p.m.)
From my notebook:
- Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region shares an update on Phina. Click to read the touching story. (Facebook)
- Additional patrols have been designated by the Colorado Springs Police Department to patrol drunk and drugged drivers. Additional patrols are funded by the Colorado Department of Transportation. (Facebook)
- The Colorado Springs Pioneer Museum celebrates National Volunteer Month. Click to learn more about volunteering with the museum. (Facebook)
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That’s all for today. See you tomorrow morning for another update!
— Danielle Fallon
About me: Danielle Fallon is a writer who likes to put her creativity at the service of her passion for communication. She is an employee of content creation agency Lightning Media Partners and assists Patch.com in curating the community newsletter. Danielle also has a Masters in Communication Science and Disorders and works part-time as a pediatric speech therapist.