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May 5, 2018
Black Forest Arts & Crafts Guild 54th Annual Spring Show & Sale, Thu.-Sun., May 3-6, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sun.
Palmer Lake Free Chipping Day, Sat., May 5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Gallery 132: Bud Ford on Dulcimer, Sat., May 5, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Forest Lakes & Pinon Pines Metropolitan Districts Board Meeting, Mon., May 7, 10:30 a.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., May 7, 6:30 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Wastewater Facility Joint Use Committee Meeting, Tue.,May 8, 10 a.m.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI) Speakers’ Bureau Lecture, Tue., May 8, doors open 6 p.m., lecture 7-8 p.m.
Palmer Lake Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., May 9, 9 a.m.
A Taste of Tri-Lakes Cares, Wed., May 9, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., May 10, 1 p.m.
Monument Academy School Board Meeting, Thu., May 10, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Meeting, Thu., May 10, 7 p.m.
SIS-Sewing in Slippers, Thu., May 10, 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Northern El Paso County Nonprofit Council, Thu., May 10, 8-10 a.m.
Benet Hill Monastery: Pathways to Peace, Thu., 4-5 p.m., May 10, Jul. 12, Sep. 13, or Nov. 8.
Pikes Peak Birding and Nature Festival, Fri.-Sun., May 11-13
Black Rose Acoustic Society: David Bradley and Friends, Fri., May 11, 7-10 p.m., doors open at 6:15.
Wildfire Workshop: Are You Ready?, Sat., May 12 morning.
Wescott Annual Safety Fair & Blood Drive, Sat., May 12, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Starborn Creations Trunk Show at Santa Fe Trail Jewelry, Sat.,May 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Palmer Lake’s 3rd Annual Glow Run, Sat., May 12, 7-10 p.m.
I-25 Public Hearing, Mon., May 14, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., May 15, 9 a.m.
Triview Metropolitan District Board Meeting, Tue., May 15, 5 p.m.
Wescott Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Tue., May 15, 7 p.m.
Monument Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., May 16, 9 a.m.
Academy Water and Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., May 16, 6 p.m.
I-25 Public Hearing, Wed., May 16, 5:30-7:30 p.m
Donala Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., May 17, 1:30 p.m.
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 Board Meeting, Thu., May 17, 6 p.m.
Spring Cleaning: The Upside to Downsizing, Thu., May 17, 2-4 p.m.
Mother’s Day Purse Party, Fri., May 18, noon-2 p.m.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI) Pikes Peak Antique Machinery Days, Sat.-Sun., May 19-20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., May 21, 6:30 p.m.
Benet Hill Monastery: Nature Mysticism: In Search of Our Spiritual Heart, Tue., May 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Forest View Acres Water District Board Meeting, Wed., May 23, 6 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Wed.,May 23, 6:30 p.m.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI), Picnic-N-Planes, Wed., May 23, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Woodmoor Improvement Association Board Meeting, Thu., May 24, 7 p.m.
MeadowGrass Music Festival, Fri.-Sun., May 25-27
Blood Center Community Blood Drive, Sat., May 26, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Monument Memorial Day Ceremony, Mon., May 28, 10-11 a.m.
Color Splash, Annual Fine Art Exhibit Opening Reception, Fri.,Jun. 1, 6-8 p.m.
Palmer Lake Half Marathon/10K, Sat., Jun. 2, 7:30 a.m.
Kids Fishing Derby, Sat., Jun. 2, 8-11:30 a.m.
Hooked on Palmer Lake, Sat., Jun. 2, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Fight Fraud--Shred Instead! Free AARP ElderWatch community shredding event, Sat., Jun. 2, 9 a.m.-noon
St. Matthias Episcopal Church Vacation Bible School, Mon.-Fri.,Jun. 4-8, 5:30 p.m.–8 p.m.

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Vol. 18 No. 5 - May 5, 2018

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Vol. 18 No. 4 - April 7, 2018

Printing errors in the Wag N Wash ad

Unfortunately, the Wag N Wash ad on page 20 in our April 7 issue printed incorrectly. Here is how the ad should have appeared:

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Vol. 18 No. 3 - March 3, 2018

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Vol. 18 No. 2 - February 3, 2018

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Vol. 18 No. 1 - January 6, 2018

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Vol. 17 No. 12 - December 2, 2017

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