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UCCS Presents: Medical Tourism in Colorado Springs, the Past, Present and Future

May 25, 6 - 7 p.m.
Virtual Event via YouTube Live: Register for the event

Chris Valentine, UCCS
Andy Subudhi, Ph.D., UCCS
Kevin Lesh, MD, Centura Sports Medicine
Doug Price, Visit Colorado Springs

People have been traveling to Colorado Springs for health care for more than 100 years. Our 300+ days of sunshine and dry climate brought those seeking a cure for tuberculosis to the region in the early 1900’s. Today as Olympic City USA, our altitude and mild climate draws athletes and those seeking an active lifestyle to Colorado Springs. The William J. Hybl Sports Medicine and Performance Center located on the UCCS campus is a space for leading research in sports performance and outstanding care for athletes of all levels. As we look to the future, we are certain that people will continue to seek out all that Colorado Springs has to offer in health, wellness and sports performance. 

Pikes Peak Library District’s Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium: Nice, Naughty, & Notable

In a year marking the 150-year anniversary of the founding of Colorado Springs by William Jackson Palmer, Pikes Peak Library District is pleased to offer our 2021 Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium virtually! This year's program has been divided into four separate virtual events. We are excited to celebrate our city's sesquicentennial with you!

Saturdays from 10 - 11:30 a.m.
May 22, June 26, July 24, and Aug. 28
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PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning COS 150 Sesquicentennial Classes

PILLAR is planning many Sesquicentennial events for its summer term. Three classes on the Sesquicentennial, plus classes on Venetucci Pumpkin Farm, The Historic Films of the Pikes Peak Region, Immanuel Lutheran's Theatre Pipe Organ, Alexander Film, Spencer Penrose, Colorado Springs history book discussion and walking tours of Glen Eyrie, Garden of the Gods, Myron Stratton, and Rock Ledge Ranch.

Summer 2021
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Downtown Walking Tour: COS @150

In honor of Colorado Springs’ sesquicentennial anniversary, the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum unveils a new walking tour, COS@150. This robust exploration of our community’s history and culture is drawn from the museum’s newest exhibit, which features 150 objects, illuminating 150 stories, commemorating 150 years. Join Museum staff to explore how objects tell stories about people and place. 

Saturday, August 7
10 - 11 a.m. OR
2 - 1 p.m.
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