Community celebration to discuss unique places in Colorado Springs

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Media are invited to attend a community celebration on Thursday, July 18, from 5:30-8 p.m. at The Lincoln Center. The event, organized by the City of Colorado Springs and the Council of Neighbors and Organizations, will focus on unique places and vibrant neighborhoods, as envisioned by PlanCOS, the City’s new comprehensive plan.

A panel comprised of residents from Ivywild, Patty Jewett, Westside and Pinecliff, as well as a representative from The Lincoln Center area, will discuss how established neighborhoods organize around unique places and events. There will also be a variety of family-friendly activities, including pop-up workouts provided by Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, a Colorado Springs Fire Department fire truck, Mountain Metro Transit bus, and bike rides organized by Bike Colorado Springs and PikeRide.

The Lincoln Center is a redevelopment of the former Lincoln Elementary School, which closed in 2015. It is now a community gathering area and home to 17 local merchants.

 

WHAT:           Celebrating Unique Places, a community celebration

WHEN:           Thursday, July 18, 5:30-8 p.m.

WHERE:         The Lincoln Center, 2727 North Cascade Avenue