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
September Sept. 18 – 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 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Click here for more information.

Sept. 19 – Mountain Post Outfitters sidewalk sale

Mountain Post Outfitters is holding a sidewalk sale Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Outdoor Recreation Center. The fall sale includes 10-25 percent off retail items such as headlamps, light jackets, socks and Colorado branded gear. Summer rental gear to include camping tents, sleeping bags and chairs will be on sale. Outdoor Rec is located in building 2429, at the corner of Specker and Wetzel Ave.

October Oct. 1-31 – Bark Against Violence Virtual 5K

Show your support for the Families and pets that have suffered by participating in the virtual 5K walk/run in recognition of October being National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Click here for more information.

Oct. 3 – Movie in the Park

The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosts a Movie in the Park Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 featuring “Coco.” The event open to DOD ID card holders only is free, but you must register to secure your spot. Click here for more information.

Oct. 16 – 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 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Click here for more information.

Oct. 17 – Fall Fest and Zombie Dash 5K

Fall Fest and Zombie Dash 5K will be held at Iron Horse Park. Click here for more information.

Oct. 20 – 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.

Oct. 24 – Make A Difference Day

Make A Difference Day (MADD) is a national volunteer day dedicated to helping others — a celebration of “neighbors helping neighbors.” Select and register for the project of your choice. Due to COVID -19, volunteers will go directly to the project area at 8 a.m. Online registration is mandatory for the event scheduled to end at noon. Click here for more information.

Oct. 24 – Strong Soldier Competition

The Strong Soldier Competition held 24 at Garcia Fitness Center. $15 five tests of strength — atlas stone, carry medley, axle bar deadlift, tire flip and log press. Open to DOD ID card holders only, ages 18 and older. Cost is $15. Call 719-526-3944 for more information.


Community Events



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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 Fun - https://www.facebook.com/USArmyFortCarson/videos/2934965543279186
Aug. 19, 2020 Resources for Strong Families - https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=309460003650423
Sept. 16, 2020 Community Resources & Kick Off to Fall - Watch via Facebook Live
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