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April 7, 2018
42nd Annual Pine Forest Spring Show & Sale, Sat.-Sun., Apr. 7-8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday
Sundance Ninja Competition 2018, Sat., Apr. 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
CASA Volunteer Informational Hour, Mon., Apr. 9, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Wastewater Facility Joint Use Committee Meeting, Tue., Apr. 10, 10 a.m.
Triview Metropolitan District Board Meeting, Tue., Apr. 10, 5 p.m.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI) Speakers’ Bureau Lecture, Tue., Apr. 10, doors open 6 p.m., lecture 7-8 p.m.
D38 All-District Choir Concert, Tue., Apr. 10, 7 p.m.
Palmer Lake Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Apr. 11, 9 a.m.
D-38 Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC), Wed., Apr. 11, 6:30 p.m.
AARP Free Workshop: The Atlas of Caregiving, Wed., Apr. 11, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Apr. 12, 1 p.m.
Palmer Lake Roads Department Informational Open House: Douglas Avenue Improvement Project, Thu., Apr. 12, 5 p.m.
Monument Academy School Board Meeting, Thu., Apr. 12, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Meeting, Thu., Apr. 12, 7 p.m.
Palmer Lake Roads Department Informational Open House: Douglas Avenue Improvement Project, Thu., Apr. 12, 5 p.m.
Project Reasons Inaugural Mystery Dinner, The Great Heist, Fri., Apr. 13, 6-8:30 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society: The Colorado College Bluegrass Ensemblet, Fri., Apr. 13, 7-10 p.m.
Forte Handbell Quartet Concert: Rethink Possible, Fri., Apr. 13, 7:30-9 p.m.
Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery Spring Retreat, Sat., Apr. 14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Gallery 132: Bud Ford, Dulcimer, Sat., Apr. 14, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Covered Treasures Bookstore: National Poetry Month, Sat., Apr. 14, 1-3 p.m.
Awake Palmer Lake: Boot Scootin’ Boogie, Sat., Apr. 14, 6-10:30 p.m.
Benet Hill Monastery Chamber Concert Series: Colin McAllister, guitar, Sun., Apr. 15, 2:30 p.m.
Let the Stars Shine, Sun., Apr. 15, 7 p.m.-midnight.
D38 Deliberates: Community Engagement Opportunity, Mon., Apr. 16, 6-8 p.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., Apr. 16, 6:30 p.m.
D38 Deliberates: Community Engagement Opportunity, Mon., Apr. 16, 6-8 p.m.
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., Apr. 17, 9 a.m.
Wescott Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Tue., Apr. 17, volunteer pension meeting 6:30, regular board meeting 7 p.m.
D-38 Accountability Advisory Committee (DAAC) Meeting, Tue., Apr. 17, 7-8:30 p.m.
Monument’s Citizens Police Academy, Tuesdays, Apr. 17-May 29, 7-10 p.m.
Gardening with Kids, Wed., Apr. 18, 5-6:30 p.m.
Monument Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Apr. 18, 9 a.m.
Academy Water and Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Apr. 18, 6 p.m.
No Boys Allowed (NBA) Tour, Thu., Apr. 19, 5:30-9 p.m.
Donala Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Apr. 19, 1:30 p.m
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 Board Meeting, Thu., Apr. 19, 6 p.m.
Ross Estate Sale, Thu.-Sat., Apr. 19-21, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Black Forest Slash and Mulch Site’s Annual Community Meeting, Sat., Apr. 21, 9 a.m.
Great American Cleanup, Sat., Apr. 21, 9 a.m.-noon.
Healthy Kids Day® at the Tri-Lakes YMCA, Sat., Apr. 21, 9 a.m.-noon.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Bridges of Hope, Tue., Apr. 24, 8:30-10 a.m.
Forest View Acres Water District Board Meeting, Wed., Apr. 25, 6 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Wed., Apr. 25, 6:30 p.m.
Woodmoor Improvement Association Board Meeting, Wed., Apr. 25, 7 p.m.
Grief Group, Thu., Apr. 26, 1-4 p.m.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Free Mental Health First Aid Training, Fri., Apr. 27, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
GameCon Gaming Convention for Teens, Sat., Apr. 28, 8 a.m.-5
Darlene Armstrong Trunk Show at Santa Fe Trail Jewelry, Sat., Apr. 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
AARP Drive Smart, Sat., Apr. 28, 11:45-5:30 p.m.
Shield of Faith Charity Dinner, Sat., Apr. 28, 6-8 p.m.
Spirits of Spring: A Wine and Food Tasting with Live and Silent Auctions, Sat., Apr. 28, 6-9 p.m.
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., May 1, 9 a.m.
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.
A Taste of Tri-Lakes Cares, Wed., May 9, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Pikes Peak Birding and Nature Festival, Fri.-Sun., May 11-13, various times and venues.
Black Forest Seedling Tree Giveaway, Sat., May 12, 9 a.m.-noon
Wescott Annual Safety Fair, 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.
Fight Fraud--Shred Instead! Free AARP ElderWatch community shredding event, Sat., Jun. 2, 9 a.m.-noon.
Pikes Peak Soap Box Derby Race, Sun., Jun. 10, 8 a.m.
Jackson Creek Community Garage Sale, Fri-Sat., Jun 22-23, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Nature Quest: Nature Camp at Fox Run Regional Park, Mon.-Fri., Jun. 25-29, 9 a.m.-noon.

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Vol. 18 No. 4 - April 7, 2018

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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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 Vol. 17 No. 11 - November 4, 2017

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