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
July July 2-Sept. 29 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)

Center on Fathering This 15-week class encourages father-child relationships, cultivates bonding, attachments, communication and builds family resiliency. The classes are taught via videoconference using the Zoom platform Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-3 p.m. Click here for more information and class details.

July 3-9 - Large scale hot water outage Occupants in 105 facilities along the “Banana Belt” area will be without hot water

July 3-9 due to replacement of a boiler at Fort Carson’s Central Heat Plant, building 1860. Cold water will still be available in the facilities. The Directorate of Public Works (DPW) boiler replacement project will affect hot water supplied to barracks and fitness center facilities in the 1000, 1100, 1300, 1600, 1800, 1900, 2000, 2100, 2200, 2300, 2400, 2500 and 2700 blocks of the “Banana Belt.” Hot water will also be shut off in buildings 813 and 8030. The heat plant will shut down early July 3. Buildings impacted may still have some hot water available for a couple of hours until the system is completely drained. Male and female shower trailers will be available during the hot water outage at the locations highlighted in the map provided. For more information, contact the DPW Engineering Division by email at mark.r.hunsicker.civ@mail.mil.

July 13 — ACS "Moving Monday: Preparing to PCS"

ACS "Moving Monday: Preparing to PCS" online class With so many Soldiers and Families affected by the stop movement and ongoing changes in the PCS process due to COVID-19, it's important to know resources are available. Get ahead of the move, even if it's right around the corner, with the Army Community Service (ACS) "Moving Monday: Preparing to PCS" online class from 10-11 a.m. https://carson.armymwr.com/calendar/event/moving-monday-preparing-pcs/4373721/51198 Click here for more information and to register.

July 17 – Mountain Post Living Welcome for New Spouses

This meet and greet is held the third Friday of each month from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Grant Library. You’ll meet other new spouses, get “insider tips” from spouses familiar with the area and have an opportunity to ask questions about your new home. Children welcome. Click here for more information and to register.

July 18 – Summer Lift-a-Thon

The Summer Lift-a-Thon kicks off with the deadlift competition at Garcia Fitness Center. The competition is open to all DOD identification card holders 18 and older. Click here for more information.

July 21 – 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.

July 22 – Mountain Post Tour

Get to know your new home and become more familiar with all Fort Carson has to offer with the monthly guided bus tour from 10 -11 a.m. Click here for more information.

July 27 — ACS "Moving Monday: Preparing to PCS"

ACS "Moving Monday: Preparing to PCS" online class With so many Soldiers and Families affected by the stop movement and ongoing changes in the PCS process due to COVID-19, it's important to know resources are available. Get ahead of the move, even if it's right around the corner, with the Army Community Service (ACS) "Moving Monday: Preparing to PCS" online class from 10-11 a.m. https://carson.armymwr.com/calendar/event/moving-monday-preparing-pcs/4373721/51198 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 at 10 a.m. PCS Season and Outdoor Activities - Watch via Facebook Live
July 15, 2020 Back to School Resources
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