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Tri-Lakes Wastewater Facility Joint Use Committee Meeting, Tue., May 9, 10 a.m.
Triview Metropolitan District Board Meeting, Tue., May 9, 5 p.m.
Palmer Lake Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., May 10, 10 a.m.
Palmer Lake Planning Commission Workshop, Wed., May 10, 6 p.m.
Monument Planning Commission Meeting, CANCELED, 6:30 p.m.
Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., May 11, 1 p.m.
Monument Academy School Board Meeting, Thu., May 11, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Meeting, Thu., May 11, 6:30 p.m.
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., May 16, 9 a.m.
Wescott Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Tue., May 16, 6:30 p.m.
Monument Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., May 17, 9 a.m.
Academy Water and Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., May 17, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., May 17, 6 p.m.
Donala Water & Sanitation District Public Meeting, Thu., May 18, 1:30 p.m.
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 Board Meeting, Thu., May 18, 6 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Wed., May 24, 6:30 p.m.
Forest View Acres Water District Board Meeting, Thu., May 25, 5 p.m.
Woodmoor Improvement Association Board Meeting, Thu., May 25, 7 p.m.
Black Forest Arts & Crafts Guild 53rd Annual Spring Show & Sale, Thu.-Sun., May 4-7, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sun.
Neighborhood Wildfire Leadership Summit, Sat., May 6, 9 a.m.–noon.
Palmer Lake Free Chipping Day, Sat., May 6, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Community Celebration, Sat., May 6, 6-9 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Music Alliance: Works for Violin, Oboe, & Piano, Sat., May 6, 7 p.m.
41st Annual Pine Forest Spring Show & Sale, Sat.-Sun., May 6-7, Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Pack for the Platte Pack Test Fundraiser for the Coalition for the Upper South Platte (CUSP), Sun., May 7, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Billy Bob Thornton & the Boxmasters at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Tue., May 9, 7 p.m.
Seniors May Trip: Paint Mines Interpretive Park, Calhan, Wed., May 10.
Seniors: Hear it Here, Fri., May 12, 9 a.m.–noon.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI) Pikes Peak Antique Machinery Days, Fri.-Sun., May 12-14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
CPR/AED Class, Sat., May 13, 9 a.m.
Wescott Annual Safety Fair & Penrose Blood Drive, Sat., May 13, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
A Tea for All Ages, Sat., May 13, 1-3 p.m.
Epiphany 3 Concert at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Sat., May 13, 7 p.m.
Palmer Lake’s 2nd Annual Glow Run, Sat., May 13, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Community/Centura Blood Drive, Tue., May 16, 2:30-7 p.m.
Non-Profit Council, Wed., May 17, 9 a.m.
Free Workshop: Be a Senior Smarty, Fri., May 19, 9 a.m.-noon.
Monument Vision Clinic Trunkshow, Fri.-Sat., May 19-20, 2-7 p.m. Fri.; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat.
Springtime in Monument Festival 5k Run/Walk and Chili Cook Off, Sat., May 20, 9:30 a.m. race, 10:30 a.m. chili & after party.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI), Picnic-N-Planes, Wed., May 24, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
MeadowGrass Music Festival, Fri.-Sun., May 26-28
Bonfils Blood Center Community Blood Drive, Sat., May 27, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Spirits of Spring: A Wine and Food Tasting with Live and Silent Auctions, Sat., May 27, 6-9 p.m.
Monument Memorial Day Ceremony, Mon., May 29, 10 a.m.
Free Lunch and Learn, Wed., May 31, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
BBQ & Bingo Night Fundraiser for Black Forest Animal Sanctuary, Fri., Jun. 2, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Kids Fishing Derby, Sat., Jun. 3, 8-11:30 a.m.
Tri-Lakes Women’s Club First Ever Pre-Harvesting Hope Jewelry Sale, Sat., Jun. 3, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Mountain View Electric Association Annual Meeting, Thu., Jun. 8, 4:30 p.m.
Color Splash, Annual Fine Art Exhibit Opening Reception, Fri., Jun. 9, 6-8 p.m.
Lakeside Free Summer Concert at Waterfront Park: Jody Adams, Fri., Jun. 9, 6-8 p.m.
Pikes Peak Soap Box Derby Race, Sun., Jun. 11, 8 a.m.
Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid Certification Course, Sat., Jun. 17, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
2017 Monument Outdoor Quilt Show, Sat., Jun. 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Vol. 17 No. 5 - May 6, 2017

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Lewis-Palmer School District Community Open House: Long-Term Planning, Tuesday., March 14, 6-7 p.m., Lewis-Palmer Middle School, 1776 Woodmoor Dr., Monument. Hear the initial findings of the consultants and provide feedback. Info: 481-9546. Download the flyer.

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