Mountain Post Living Calendar

Mountain Post Living is a community approach to living a life of balance by helping enhance Mind, Body and Community.

Submit Mountain Post Living events for inclusion on this calendar to usarmy.carson.hqda-ocpa.list.pao-command-info@mail.mil.

Month Events
August Aug. 1-31 — Colorado Long Distance Challenge

Challenge yourself in this monthlong virtual distance event. Fort Carson community and guests are welcome to compete in three mileage categories to earn gear to showing off their accomplishments — Blue Spruce Challenge: 50 miles; Columbine Challenge: 100 miles; and Aspen Challenge: 150 miles. Participants have one month to run/walk their chosen distance. Click here for more information.

Aug. 7-9 — "The Outpost" movie

The Fort Carson Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation presents "The Outpost" Aug. 7 at 6 p.m., Aug. 8 at 2 and 6 p.m. and Aug. 9 at 2 p.m. at the McMahon Auditorium. The free movie events are open to DOD identification card holders card holders only. Click here for more information.

Aug. 15 – Summer Lift-a-Thon

Three lifts in one day — are you strong enough? Compete in any or all three events: deadlift, bench press and clean. The competition which starts at 7 a.m. at Garcia Fitness Center is open to all DOD identification card holders 18 and older. Click here for more information.

Aug 17 — Citizenship Class

This free online class is held from 1-4 p.m. on the first and third Monday of the month. Participants are encouraged to fill out forms while the process is explained in depth. Each participant is provided with a list of all the evidence needed for the case, which must be submitted at the time of filing with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), to include the mailing address. Click here for more information.

Aug. 18 — Boot Camp for New Moms

This class is an opportunity to interact with other expecting moms and develop confidence as a parent. Topics include parent-infant relationships, common questions about parenting and postpartum issues. The free class is held from 9 a.m. to noon via videoconference using the Zoom platform. Click here for more information.

Aug. 18 — Job Search Orientation

This free virtual workshop from 9:30-10:30 a.m. combines the information and resources available from ACS Employment Readiness Program and Army Volunteer Corps. Participants will receive valuable information, which provides answers to the most common questions received by ACS during job search orientation. Click here for more information.

Aug. 21 – Mountain Post Living Welcome for New Spouses and Families

Get “insider tips” from spouses familiar with the area and have an opportunity to ask questions about your new home during this monthly event held on Facebook Live. Click here for more information and to register.


Community Events



Weekly update of programs and services Fort Carson and surrounding communities are hosting: Keep Yourself Current ... Pass It On

Check out events from the Mountaineer - Beyond the Gate

All on post MWR events can be found at: https://carson.armymwr.com/calendar

All USO events can be found at: https://coloradosprings.uso.org/events

Find Pikes Peak cultural events at: http://www.peakradar.com/

Community Events and Fun Opportunities: https://coloradosprings.gov/

Peterson AFB MWR https://www.21fss.com/

Schriever AFB MWR http://www.schriever.af.mil/Services/

U.S. Air Force Academy MWR http://www.usafasupport.com/

Fountain Fort Carson School District 8 https://www.ffc8.org

Community Information Exchange (CIE)

Check out the Community Information “read ahead,” which includes information and websites shared during each month’s Community Information Exchange (CIE).

Date of CIE Focus
Jan. 22, 2020 Scholarships
Feb. 19, 2020 Fort Carson’s Best Kept Secrets
March 18, 2020 No CIE held
April 15, 2020 No CIE held
May 20, 2020 No CIE held
June 17, 2020 PCS Season and Outdoor Activities - https://www.facebook.com/USArmyFortCarson/videos/553430661988095/
July 15, 2020 at 10 a.m. Back to School Resources and Outdoor FunWatch via Facebook Live
Aug. 19, 2020 Resources for Strong Families
Sept. 16, 2020 Redeployment Resources
Oct. 16, 2020 Holiday Helping Resources
Nov. 20, 2020 Winter Preparedness & Fun
December 2020 No CIE held

2019 Archive

Date of CIE Focus
Jan. 16, 2019 Scholarship Opportunities
Feb. 20, 2019 Fort Carson's Best Kept Secrets
March 20, 2019 Preparing for PCS Season
April 17, 2019 Deployment Resources
May 15, 2019 Summer Safety & Fun
June 19, 2019 Back to School Resources
July 2019 No CIE held
Aug. 21, 2019 Strong Families Resources
Sept. 18, 2019 Deployment & Redeployment Resources
Oct. 16, 2019 Holiday Resources
Nov. 20, 2019 Winter Safety & Fun
Dec. 2019 No CIE held