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Please note our policy: Our community calendar carries listings on a space-available basis for Tri-Lakes events that are sponsored by local governmental entities and not-for-profit organizations. We include events that are open to the general public and are not religious or self-promotional in nature. If space is available, complimentary calendar listings are included, when requested, for events advertised in the current issue.

To have your event included in Our Community Calendar: Contact John Heiser at 488-3455, P.O. Box 1742, Monument, Colorado 80132-1742, or calendar@ocn.me. The information we need is the day (such as 3rd Wednesday each month, every Tuesday, or whatever), the time, location (with directions if it isn't a place most people are likely to know), and a point of contact with phone number and/or e-mail address for those wanting more information. There is no charge for listings in Our Community Calendar.

Upcoming Events  - Our Community Calendar is subdivided into

Governmental Bodies
Local Library Events
Weekly and Monthly Events
Special Events

Although we strive for accuracy in these listings, you are strongly urged to double-check the time and place of any event you wish to attend by calling the info number for that event.

Items, if any, differ from what was printed in the latest issue of OCN. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Governmental Bodies

  • Tri-Lakes Wastewater Facility Joint Use Committee Meeting, Tue., Oct. 10, 10 a.m., 16510 Mitchell Ave. Meets 2nd Tue. each month. Info: Bill Burks, 481-4053.
  • Triview Metropolitan District Board Meeting, Tue., Oct. 10, 5 p.m., 15275 Struthers Rd. Meets 2nd Tue. each month. Info: 488-6868, www.colorado.gov/triviewmetro.
  • Palmer Lake Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Oct. 11, 9 a.m., 120 Middle Glenway. Meets 2nd Wed. each month. Info: 481-2732. www.plsd.org.
  • Palmer Lake Planning Commission Workshop, Wed., Oct. 11 6 p.m., Palmer Lake Town Hall, 28 Valley Crescent. Meets 2nd Wed. each month. Info: 481-2953, www.townofpalmerlake.com.
  • Monument Academy School Board Meeting, Wed., Oct. 11, 6 p.m., school library, 1150 Village Ridge Point, Monument. Normally meets 2nd Thu. each month. Info: 481-1950, www.monumentacademy.net/school-board.
  • Monument Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m. Town Hall Board Room, 645 Beacon Lite Rd., Monument. Meets 2nd Wed. each month. Info: 884-8017, www.townofmonument.org.
  • D-38 Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC), Wed., Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m., Learning Center, 146 Jefferson St., Monument. Meets 2nd Wed. each month. Info: 785-4208, cpetersen@lewispalmer.org.
  • Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Oct. 12, 1 p.m., 1845 Woodmoor Dr., Monument. Meets 2nd Thu. each month. Info: 488-2525, www.woodmoorwater.com.
  • Lewis-Palmer Board of Education Meeting and Public Hearing: Charter School Expansion, Thu., Oct. 12, 6 p.m., Learning Center, 146 Jefferson St., Monument. Monument Academy Charter School officials will present the Monument Academy High School expansion application to the public and Board of Education, followed by an opportunity for public comments and interaction with the board members. A second hearing will be held Nov. 16. See ad on page 28. Watch live at www.ustream.tv/channel/lpsd-live. Info: Vicki Wood, 481-9546, VWood@lewispalmer.org; www.lewispalmer.org.
  • Palmer Lake Town Council Meeting, Thu., Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m., Palmer Lake Town Hall, 28 Valley Crescent. Meets 2nd & 4th Thu. each month. Info: 481-2953, www.townofpalmerlake.com.
  • Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon, Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall Board Room, 645 Beacon Lite Rd., Monument. Meets 1st and 3rd Mon. each month. Info: 884-8017, www.townofmonument.org.
  • El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., Oct. 17, 9 a.m., 2880 International Circle (off Union Blvd & Printers Pkwy). Meets 1st & 3rd Tue. (if required) each month. Info: 520-6300, http://adm2.elpasoco.com/planning/agendas/pc/pc-agn.asp.
  • Wescott Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Tue., Oct. 17, 7 p.m., Station 1, 15415 Gleneagle Dr. Meets 3rd Tue. each month. Info: 488-8680.
  • Monument Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Oct. 18, 9 a.m., 130 2nd St. Now meets 3rd Wed. each month. Info: 481-4886.
  • Academy Water and Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Oct. 18, 6 p.m., Wescott Fire Station 1, 15415 Gleneagle Dr. Meets 3rd Wed. each month. Info: 481-0711.
  • Palmer Lake Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., Oct. 18, 6 p.m., Palmer Lake Town Hall, 28 Valley Crescent. Meets 3rd Wed. each month. Info: 481-2953, www.townofpalmerlake.com.
  • Donala Water & Sanitation District Public Meeting, Thu., Oct. 19, 1:30 p.m., 15850 Holbein Dr., Colorado Springs. Meets 3rd Thu. each month. Info: 488-3603.
  • Forest View Acres Water District Board Meeting, Wed., Oct. 25, 6 p.m., Monument Sanitation District board room, 130 Second St. Meets 4th Wed. each month, Info: 488-2110, www.fvawd.com.
  • Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Wed., Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m., TLMFPD Station 1, 18650 Hwy 105. Meets 4th Wed. each month. Info: Jennifer Martin, 484-0911, www.tlmfire.org.
  • Woodmoor Improvement Association Board Meeting, Wed., Oct. 25, 7 p.m., Woodmoor Barn, 1691 Woodmoor Dr. Meets 4th Wed. each month. Info: 488-2693, www.woodmoor.org.
  • Forest Lakes & Pinon Pines Metropolitan Districts Special Joint Board Meeting: Proposed Rate Increase, Mon., Oct. 30, 10:30 a.m., 6385 Corporate Dr., Suite 200, Colo. Springs. Normally meets 1st Mon. each month. Info: 327-5810.
  • Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., Oct. 30, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall Board Room, 645 Beacon Lite Rd., Monument. Normally meets 1st and 3rd Mon. each month. Info: 884-8017, www.townofmonument.org.

Local Library Events

For library events, see the library events column and visit www.ppld.org. All branches will be closed Monday, Sep. 4, for Labor Day

The Palmer Lake Library hours are Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 66 Lower Glenway. Info: 481-2587, www.ppld.org.

For library events, see the library events article and visit www.ppld.org.

Weekly and Monthly Events

  • Monument Hill Farmers Market, every Sat. through Oct.14, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., In front of the D-38 Administration Building at 2nd and Jefferson St., Downtown Monument. Park behind the administration building or in the Catholic Church parking lot. Playground for the kids. Many new vendors plus all your old favorites! See ad on page 5. Info: 592-9420.
  • Monument Hill Kiwanis Club Breakfast Meeting, every Sat., 8 a.m., D-38 Administration Building, 146 Jefferson St., Monument. Guests are welcome to the weekly meetings that feature speakers on a variety of topics and a free buffet breakfast. Join the 140+ men and women of the Tri-Lakes area who work together on projects to support our community. Info: Bob Hayes, 481-9693, www.monumenthillkiwanis.org.
  • Bingo by the American Legion, every Sat., game sales start at 6 p.m., games start at 7 p.m., the Depot Restaurant, in Palmer Lake. Proceeds go to scholarships and other community support activities. Info: 481-8668, www.americanlegiontrilakespost911.com/bingo.htm.
  • Watercolor Painting Demo, with art class afterward, every Sat.-Sun., 3-5 p.m. For watercolor art for fun and good health, join Janet Sellers and get free local scene coloring pages while she demos at local cultural, coffee, and food spots. RSVP & Info: janetsellers10@gmail.com, 357-7454.
  • Fuel Church Sunday Service, every Sun., 9:30 a.m. free donuts and coffee, 10 a.m. main service; 14960 Woodcarver Rd (just west of I-25 off Baptist Road). Non-denominational, spirit-led. See ad on page 10. Info: info@fuel.org, www.fuelchurch.org.
  • Tri-Lakes United Methodist Church Worship Hours, every Sun., 8, 9:30, & 11 a.m., Sunday school, all ages, 9:30 a.m., 20256 Hunting Downs Way, Monument. See ad on page 3. Info: 488-1365, www.tlumc.org.
  • Tri-Lakes Reformed Church Sunday Worship, every Sun., 9:45 a.m., Woodmoor Community Center, 1691 Woodmoor Dr., Monument. Info: www.trilakesreformed.org.
  • Cathedral Rock Church Sunday Service, every Sun., 10 a.m., Tri-Lakes YMCA, 17250 Jackson Creek Pkwy, Monument. See ad on page 11. Info: www.cathedralrockchurch.org.
  • Tai-Chi Class, every Mon., 9-10:30 a.m., Palmer Lake Town Hall, 28 Valley Crescent. Cost: $5. Drop-ins welcome. Info: 481-2953, www.townofpalmerlake.com.
  • Seniors: Tai Chi Classes, every Mon., 11-noon, Senior Center at Lewis-Palmer High School (across from the YMCA). This soft, slow, and gentle form of exercise has many benefits. Registration required. $3 suggested donation. RSVP & Info: 464-6873.
  • Seniors Monday Movie Matinee, every Mon., 1-4 p.m., Tri-Lakes Senior Center located on Lewis-Palmer High School campus. Free movies and snacks. See the schedule of films in Tri-Lakes Silver Alliance Senior Beat.
  • Sew Motion Knitting & Crochet Social Group, every Mon., 3-5 p.m., 862 Hwy 105, Palmer Lake. Drop in, work on your yarn related projects, meet some new like-minded friends. No membership fee, no obligation. Info: 481-1565, www.sew-motion.com.
  • Artfully Speaking Toastmasters, every Mon., 5:45 p.m., DeVry University, 1175 Kelly Johnson Blvd., room 13. Info: Jon Walsh, 640-9428; www.artfullyspeaking.toastmastersclubs.org.
  • Womenís A.A. Step Study, every Mon., 6 p.m. Family of Christ Lutheran Church, 675 W. Baptist Rd. Info: 481-0431.
  • Yin Yoga Classes, every Mon., 6:30-7:45 p.m., Yoga Pathways Studio, 755 Hwy 105, West End Center, Suite A (3⁄4 mile west of Safeway). A slow yoga practice; all levels welcome. First class always free. Info: Deb Harano, 338-8467; DimensionsYoga@gmail.com.
  • Monument Hill Kiwanis Bingo, every Mon., 7:30 pm, Carefree Bingo, 3440 N. Carefree Circle, Colo. Springs. All proceeds benefit those in need in the Tri-Lakes Community. Info: mark.zeiger@gmail.com.
  • Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI) Farmers Market, every Mon. & Wed. through Oct., 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (depending on the weather), 225 North Gate Blvd. (I-25 Exit 156 A). Fresh locally grown fruits and vegetables from local Pueblo farms, breads, meats and more. Look for the vendors in front of the red house right off of Northgate Blvd. Info: 488-0880, info@wmmi.org, www.wmmi.org.
  • Adult Literacy Class, every Mon. & Wed., 6-7:30 p.m., D-38 Admin. Building, 146 Jefferson St., Monument. Open to the public. Info: 488-4700.
  • Senior Citizen Luncheons, every Mon.-Fri., 12-12:30 p.m., Mountain Community Mennonite Church, 643 Hwy 105, Palmer Lake. See the menu for the month in the Senior Beat newsletter. A $2.25 donation is requested. Stay for bingo the 2nd Thu. each month. Reservations are requested, phone 884-2304.
  • Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI), open Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 225 North Gate Blvd. (I-25 Exit 156 A). Daily guided tours at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Cost: $9 adults, $8 military/AAA, $7 seniors & students, $5 children 3-12, free to children under 3 & museum members. Info: 488-0880, info@wmmi.org, www.wmmi.org.
  • Tri-Lakes Silver Alliance Thrift Store, open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 755 Hwy 105, Suite N, in the West End Center. Seniors 62+ get a 20% discount on Wednesdays. All proceeds support Tri-Lakes Senior Programs. To donate furniture, call 488-3495 for a pickup. See ad on page 32. Info: www.TriLakesSeniors.org.
  • Tri-Lakes YMCA Senior Coffee, every Tue., 9:30-11:30 a.m., 17250 Jackson Creek Pkwy, Monument. Members and non-members are welcome. Socialize, have coffee and snacks in the front lobby. Free. Info: 630-2604, hbrandon@ppymca.org, www.ppymca.org.
  • Al-anon Meeting: Monument Serenity, every Tue., 7:30-8:30 p.m., Ascent Church, (formerly the Tri-Lakes Chapel) 1750 Deer Creek Rd., Monument. Info: Kay, 481-9258.
  • Act II Thrift Shop, open Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Proceeds benefit Tri-Lakes area nonprofits. Info: 487-3268, cara@mynothlandchurch.org, www.mynorthlandchurch.org/act-ii.
  • Palmer Divide Run Club Social Run, every Wed., 6 p.m., If you like to run or walk a 5K and enjoy local food and beverages, join us! Info: PalmerDivideRunClub@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/PalmerDivideRunClub/.
  • Tri-Lakes Awana Club, every Wed., 6-7:45 p.m., 14960 Woodcarver Rd. (just west of I-25 off Baptist Road). For kids ages 5-12, club hosted by Fuel Church. See ad on page 5. Info: www.trilakesawana.org.
  • Tri-Lakes Church of Christ Wednesday Night Fellowship Meal (Free) & Classes, every Wed., 6-7:30 p.m., 20450 Beacon Lite Road, Monument (Corner of Beacon Lite & County Line Roads). Info: 488-9613, gregsmith@trilakeschurch.org, www.trilakeschurch.org.
  • D-38 Home School Enrichment Academy, every Thu. 8:20 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Grace Best Education Center, 66 Jefferson St., Monument. Use east entrance on Adams Street. A program designed to support families of homeschooled students in kindergarten through 8th grade. Info: ctanner@lewispalmer.org, or enroll online at www.lewispalmer.org/domain/543.
  • Al-anon Meeting: Letting Go, every Thu., 9-10:10 a.m., Tri-Lakes Chapel, room 209, 1750 Deer Creek Rd., Monument. Info: Kay, 481-9258.
  • A.A. Big Book Study, every Thu., 7 p.m., Family of Christ Lutheran Church, 675 W. Baptist Rd. Info: 481-0431.
  • Palmer Divide Photographers Group, Mon., Oct. 9, 7 p.m., Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Hwy 105, Palmer Lake. All are welcome. Meets 2nd Mon. each month. Info: www.pdphotographers.com.
  • Chess Nuts, Tue., Oct. 10, 5-9 p.m., Tri-Lakes Senior Center. Any age, any skill. Learners welcome. Drop in and leave when you want. Bring your own board and pieces if you have them. Meets 2nd & 4th Tue. each month. Info: www.TriLakesSeniors.org/chess.
  • Pikes Peak Music Teachers Association meeting, Tue., Oct. 10, 9 a.m., Graner Music, 4460 Barnes Rd., Colo. Springs. Music teachers and students, meet for coffee, a meeting, and program presentation. Meets 2nd Tue. each month. Info: Susan Marten, 231-9272, www.ppmta.org.
  • Black Forest AARP Potluck Lunch & Meeting, Wed., Oct. 11, noon, Black Forest Lutheran Church, 12455 Black Forest Rd. All ages welcome. Normally meets 2nd Wed. each month. Info: Chuck, 749-9227, or www.aarpchapter1100blackforest.weebly.com.
  • Foot Care Clinic, Wed., Oct. 11, Senior Center located across the street from the Tri-Lakes YMCA, on the Lewis-Palmer High School campus. A registered nurse examines your feet and provides foot care advice, toenail trimming. Cost: $30 for a 30-min. visit. Meets 2nd Wed. and last Fri. each month, by appointment only. Info & appointments: call the Visiting Nurse Association, 577-4448.
  • Senior Bingo, Thu., Oct. 12, Mountain Community Mennonite Church, 643 Hwy 105, Palmer Lake, after the senior lunch. Come for lunch at noon, then stay and play. Free! Prizes! Meets 2nd Thu. each month. Info: Maggie Nealon, 488-3037.
  • Bridge, Thu., Oct. 12, 1-4 p.m., Tri-Lakes Senior Center located on Lewis-Palmer High School campus. Walk-ins are welcome. Meets 2nd Thu. each month. Reservation suggested: call Judy, 626-399-2733.
  • Legacy Sertoma Dinner Meeting, Thu., Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m., Monument Hill Country Club, 18945 Pebble Beach Way, Monument. New members and visitors welcome. Meets 2nd & 4th Thu. each month. Info: Ed Kinney, 481-2750.
  • Ben Lomond Gun Club, Tri-Lakes Chapter, Thu., Oct. 12, 7 p.m., Tri-Lakes Fire Station 1, 18650 Hwy 105 west of Monument near the bowling alley. Meets 2nd Thu. each month. Info: 481-3364.
  • Foot Care Clinic, Fri., Oct. 20, Senior Center located across the street from the Tri-Lakes YMCA, on the Lewis-Palmer High School campus. A registered nurse examines your feet and provides foot care advice, toenail trimming. Cost: $35 for a 30-min. visit. Meets 2nd Wed., 3rd and last Fri. each month, by appointment only. Info & appointments: call the Visiting Nurse Association, 577-4448.
  • La Leche League Meeting, Fri., Oct. 13, 10 a.m., Monument Branch Library, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Dr. Mothers, babies, and mothers-to-be are all invited. Meets 2nd Fri. each month. Info: Kelley, 440-2477, kdghorashi@gmail.com.
  • El Paso County Hazardous Materials & Recycling Collection Facility, Sat., Oct. 14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 3255 Akers Dr., Colorado Springs. Open the 2nd Sat. each month as well as Mon.-Thu., 7 a.m.-5 p.m., accepts porcelain fixtures, common recyclable items, household hazardous waste, various electronics, and TVs up to 19-inch diagonal. Accepts documents from private households for shredding, up to two legal paper-sized boxes. Bring a nonperishable food item for Care and Share. Info: 520-7878, http://adm.elpasoco.com/Environmental_Services/Solid_Waste_Management.
  • Palmer Lake Art Group, Sat., Oct. 14, 9 a.m., Mountain Community Mennonite Church, 643 Hwy 105, Palmer Lake. A variety of art programs are offered after the social gathering and business meeting. Guests welcome. Meets 2nd Sat. each month. Info: 487-1329, www.palmerlakeartgroup.com.
  • Alzheimerís Caregiver Support Group, Sat., Oct. 14, 9:45-11:30 a.m., The First National Bank of Monument, 581 Hwy 105. Meets 2nd Sat. each month. Info: Gail, 481-3711.
  • Drummers! Mon., Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m., summer location in Limbach Park, Monument, next to the band shell. Free and open to all ages. Bring any kind of drum or other hand percussion instrument. Beginners welcome! Meets 3rd Mon. each month. Info: Nan, 466-1257.
  • Amateur Radio WōTLM (Tri-Lakes Monument Radio Association), Mon., Oct. 16, 7 p.m. All amateur radio operators or those interested in becoming amateur radio operators are welcome. Meets 3rd Mon. Info: Joyce Witte, 661-9824, Joycewitte@gmail.com; www.W0TLM.com.
  • Fibromyalgia Support Group, Tue., Oct. 17, 5 p.m., Police Station, 7850 Goddard (1 block off Academy on Kelly Johnson near Chapel Hills Mall), Community Room just inside main entrance. A DVD will play 5-6 p.m.; meeting starts at 6 p.m. Share concerns and success stories and talk to a D.O. Learn how you can become pain-free. No charge, no products sold. Meets 3rd Tue. each month. Info: 481-2230.
  • Outpouring: TLUMC Supporting our Community, Tue., Oct. 17, 7 p.m., back Barrel Room at Pikes Peak Brewing Company, 1756 Lake Woodmoor Dr., Monument. Everyone is welcome. Meets 3rd Tue. each month. Info: Mr. Lynn Weber 488-2832, LWeber1971@aol.com.
  • Gleneagle Sertoma Luncheon Meeting, Wed., Oct. 18, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Liberty Heights, 12105 Ambassador Dr., (off Voyager Blvd in Colorado Springs). Interesting speakers and programs; all are welcome. Meets 1st & 3rd Wed. each month. Info: Garrett Barton, 433-5396; Duane Gritzmaker, 481-2424; www.gleneaglesertoma.org.
  • Senior Bingo, Wed., Oct. 18, 1-2 p.m., Tri-Lakes Senior Center, Lewis-Palmer High School campus. Meets 3rd Wed. each month. Info: Sue Walker, 464-6873.
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7829, Wed., Oct. 18, 7 p.m., The Country Club at Woodmoor, 18945 Pebble Beach Way, Monument, New members welcome. Meets 3rd Wed. each month. Info: Post Commander Joe Carlson, 405-326-2588, jcarlson@vfw7829.org, www.vfw7829.org.
  • VFW Auxiliary to Post 7829, Wed., Oct. 18, 7 p.m., The Country Club at Woodmoor, 18945 Pebble Beach Way, Monument. New members welcome. If you are a male or female relative of a veteran who served on foreign soil during war or other military action, you may be eligible. Meets 3rd Wed. each month. Info: Kathy Carlson, 488-1902, carlsonmkc@aol.com.
  • Senior Tea, Thu.., Oct. 19, 12-1:30 p.m., Senior Center at Lewis-Palmer High School (across from the YMCA). Come early to socialize, bring a side, salad, or dessert to share. Volunteers needed. Now meets 3rd Thu. each month. Info: Sue, 464-6873.
  • Palmer Lake Historical Society: Potpourri of Rarely-Seen Rich Luckin Videos, Thu., Oct. 19, 7 p.m., Palmer Lake Town Hall, 28 Valley Crescent. Trains! Meets 3rd Thu. each month. Info: 559-0837, www.palmerdividehistory.org.
  • Tri-Lakes Parkinsonís Disease Support Group, Sat., Oct. 21, 10 a.m.-noon, Monument Community Presbyterian Church, 238 Third St, Monument. Discuss stages of Parkinsonís Disease, locations of various Parkinsonís specific therapy clinics, and local support groups that can help patients, relatives, and caregivers. Venue is wheelchair-accessible. Coffee and snacks will be provided. Meets 3rd Sat. each month. Info: info@co-parkinson.org, www.co-parkinson.org.
  • Chess Nuts, Tue., Oct. 24, 5-9 p.m., Tri-Lakes Senior Center, across the street from the YMCA. Any age, any skill. Learners welcome. Drop in and leave when you want. Bring your own board and pieces if you have them. Meets 2nd & 4th Tue. each month. Info: www.TriLakesSeniors.org/chess.
  • Free Lunch and Learn: Where to turn when you think your teen has an addiction problem, Wed., Oct. 25, 1:30-2:30 p.m., INNOVA Recovery Services, 1824 Woodmoor Dr., Ste. 101, Monument. Please RSVP so they know how much food to order, 719-445-9330. Info: www.innovarecovery.com.
  • Senior Social, Wed., Oct. 25, 1-4 p.m., Fellowship Hall of the Black Forest Lutheran Church, 12455 Black Forest Rd. Meets 4th Wed. each month. Info: aarpchapter1100blackforest.weebly.com.
  • Foot Care Clinic, Fri., Oct. 27, Senior Center located across the street from the Tri-Lakes YMCA, on the Lewis-Palmer High School campus. A registered nurse examines feet and provides foot care advice, toenail trimming. Cost: $35 for a 30-min. visit. Meets 2nd Wed., 3rd and last Fri. each month, by appointment only. Info & appointments: call the Visiting Nurse Association, 577-4448.
  • Gleneagle Sertoma Luncheon Meeting, Wed., Nov. 1, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Liberty Heights, 12105 Ambassador Dr., Colorado Springs. Interesting speakers and programs; all are welcome. Meets 1st & 3rd Wed. each month. Info: Garrett Barton, 433-5396; Duane Gritzmaker, 481-2424; www.gleneaglesertoma.org.
  • Monument Homemakers Club Monthly Potluck Lunch & Meeting, Thu., Nov. 2, 11:30 a.m., Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce, 166 Second St., Monument. Meets 1st Thu. each month except Jan. and unless D-38 is delayed or closed. Newcomers welcome. For a ride to the meeting, call Faye Brenneman, 488-0076. RSVP & info: Irene Walters, 481-1188, or Bev Wells, 488-3327.
  • Palmer Divide Quiltmakers, Thu., Nov. 2, 6:30 p.m. social, 7 p.m. meeting, Trinity Lutheran Church 17750 Knollwood Dr., Monument. Meets 1st Thu. each month. Info: pdq504@gmail.com.
  • Tri-Lakes Lions Club, Thu., Nov. 2, 6:30 p.m. social, 7-8 p.m. meeting, The Country Club at Woodmoor, 18945 Pebble Beach Way, Monument. Meets 1st Thu. each month. Info: David Prejean, 434-7031.
  • Tri-Lakes Chamber Monthly Education Series: Marketing on a Shoestring Budget, Tue., Nov. 7, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 166 Second St., Monument. Free. Register online, www.trilakeschamber.com/events-calendar.htm. Info: 481-3282.
  • Lupus Support Group. If you suffer with an autoimmune disease and want to connect with others, you are welcome to join this group. Info: dmbandle@hotmail.com.
  • Myasthenia Gravis Association of Colorado Support Group. Location varies. Info: Carolyn, 488-3620, www.4-mga.org, 303-360-7080, 4mga@4-mga.org.

Special Events

  • Haunted Mines & Colorado Fear Fest (at new location), Oct. 5-31, now located in the southwest parking lot of the Chapel Hills Mall, near the AMC movie theaters. Donít miss this terrifying adventure. All proceeds benefit area organizations. Tickets now on sale at www.hauntedmines.org. Info: 487-1666, info@hauntedmines.org, www.hauntedmines.org.
  • Lewis-Palmer Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Sat., Oct. 7, 2-4 p.m., 1300 Higby Rd., Monument. Dr. Ida Liebert, Tommie Plank, Linda Wilson, and Michael Cassidy will be honored. A reception with refreshments will follow the ceremony. Info: 481-9546, www.lewispalmer.org.
  • Black Forest Together (BFT) First Annual Fundraising Event, Sat., Oct. 7, 5-7:30 p.m., Black Forest Community Club (NW corner of Shoup & Black Forest Roads). Help support BFTís community projects of recovery, mitigation, preservation, preparedness, and education and enjoy a BBQ dinner, activities for the kids, and music. Register online, www.blackforesttogether.org. Info: 495-2445.
  • Palmer Lake Art Groupís 44th Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair, Fri.-Sat., Oct. 6-7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Palmer Lake Town Hall, 28 Valley Crescent. Free admission. Shop all original fine arts and hand-crafted items. Proceeds fund art scholarships for D-38 high school seniors. Info: www.palmerlakeartgroup.com, plaginfo@palmerlakeartgroup.com.
  • Rocky Mountain Storytelling Festival, Sat., Oct. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Lone Tree Library, 10055 Library Way, Lone Tree, CO. RSVP & Info: 303-660-5849, info@rmstory.org, www.rmstory.org.
  • Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI): Reynolds Ranch Harvest Festival, Sat.,-Sun., Oct. 7-8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 225 North Gate Blvd. (I-25 Exit 156 A). Celebrate the Reynolds Ranch legacy and the spirit of the fall with a pumpkin patch, hay rides, farmersí market, childrenís crafts, gold and gem panning, the Gold Canyon Gunfighters, and more. Cost: $5, ages 4 and up, members free. See ad on page 14. Info: 488-0880, info@wmmi.org, www.wmmi.org.
  • Palmer Lake .5K Run, Sun., Oct. 8, 10-11:30 a.m., starts at the west side of Rockiní the Rails Park in Palmer Lake and ends at OíMalleyís Pub. At less than one-third of a mile, itís a race that everyone can finish! A fundraiser for Awake Palmer Lake. Register at www.eventbrite.com.
  • Community Emergency Response Training, Tue. & Thu., Oct. 10 & 12, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; Sat., Oct. 14, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 3755 Mark Dabling Rd., Colo. Springs. Free. Learn the basics about how to respond to a disaster or emergency. Register in advance: www.epccertoct17.eventzilla.net. Info: Robin Adair, 575-8858, robinadair@elpasoco.com.
  • Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage Bring-a-Friend Show headlined by Hard Road Trio, Fri., Oct. 13, opening act at 7 p.m., doors open at 6:15. Black Forest Community Center, 12530 Black Forest Rd. at Shoup Road. Cost: $10 general, $5 BRAS members, $5 nonmember students with ID. Bring a friend and theyíll get in free. Info: Joe Maio, 528-6119, jrmtn@comcast.net, www.blackroseacoustic.org.
  • House for sale - open house, Sat.-Sun., Oct. 14-15, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 14640 LaTrobe Dr., Gleneagle. See ad on page 6. Info: Terry Galloway, 488-0009 (work), 338-7198 (cell), Terry@RealEstateByTerry.com.
  • Black Rose Acoustic Society A Tribute to Charlie Hall and Marianne Danehy, Sun., Oct. 15, 2-5 p.m., Black Forest Community Center, 12530 Black Forest Rd. at Shoup Road. Cost: $20. Info: Joe Maio, 528-6119, jrmtn@comcast.net, www.blackroseacoustic.org.
  • Free Flu Shots at Tri-Lakes Cares, Mon., Oct. 16, noon-2 p.m., 235 N. Jefferson St., Monument. For adults and children over 4 years of age who are uninsured/underinsured, or without vaccine coverage. Vaccine is limited and will be available for as long as supply lasts. Sponsored by Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, Walgreens, and Tri-Lakes Cares. Call United Way 211 for schedule updates and locations. Info: cindystickel@centura.org.
  • Local Merchant Celebration, Wed., Oct. 18, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Tri-Lakes YMCA, 17250 Jackson Creek Parkway, Monument. Free, all invited. Visit booths featuring goods and services from local merchants. To inquire about having a booth, contact Ryan Parsons, 630-2606; rparsons@ppymca.org. See ad on page 6. Info: 481-8728, www.ppymca.org.
  • Shawn Colvin in Concert at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Wed., Oct. 18, 7 p.m., doors open 6:15 p.m., 304 Hwy 105, Palmer Lake. Tickets & Info: 481-0475, www.trilakesarts.org.
  • Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery: Christmas Crafts at the Monastery, Sat., Oct. 21 through Sun., Dec. 10, Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. after 10:15 a.m. mass until 1 p.m., 3190 Benet Lane, Colo. Springs. Shop the gift store for meaningful crafts made by the sisters. See ad page 18. Info: 633-0655, www.benethillmonastery.org.
  • Bumper Jacksons Concert & Dance at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Mon., Oct. 23, 7 p.m., doors open 6:15 p.m., 304 Hwy 105, Palmer Lake. Tickets & Info: 481-0475, www.trilakesarts.org.
  • Kingís Deer Golf Club Annual Handmade Art Show, Fri.-Sat., Oct. 27-28, Fri., 12-5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 19255 Royal Troon Dr., Monument. Shop original fine arts and handcrafted items from local artists. See ad on page 4. Info: 481-4812, kingsdeer@comcast.net.
  • Trunk or Treat at St. Peter Catholic School, Fri., Oct. 27, 5-7 p.m., 124 Main St., Monument. All are welcome. Food trucks, 5-6 p.m.; free trunk or treating, 6-7 p.m. See ad on page 2. Info: www.petertherockschool.org.
  • Creepy Crawl 5 K & 1-mile Kidsí Run, Sat., Oct. 28, 5K begins 9:30 a.m., 1-mile free Kids Run begins 10:30 a.m., Pirates Cove at Santa Fe Trail in Palmer Lake. Put on your costumes and join this Halloween tradition with the YMCA. Registration & Info: www.ppymca.org/programs/adult/running-races/ymca-5k-race-series.
  • An Evening with C.S. Lewis at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Sat., Oct. 28, 3 p.m. & 7 p.m., two performances with 5:15 p.m. high tea meet-and-greet in between shows, 304 Hwy 105, Palmer Lake.. A captivating theatrical experience with acclaimed British actor David Payne. Tickets & Info: 481-0475, www.trilakesarts.org.
  • The Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery Chamber Concert, Sun., Oct. 29, 2:30-4 p.m., 3190 Benet Lane, Colo. Springs. Violinist Jeri Jorgensen and virtuoso pianist, Cullan Bryant. Tickets & Info: 633-0655 Ext. 132, registrations@benethillmonastery.org, www.benethillmonastery.org/concert-series.
  • Historic Downtown Monument Safe Trick or Treat, Tue., Oct. 31, 4-6 p.m. Celebrate with your young children and downtown merchants. Local police will watch for the kidsí safety.
  • Black Forest Arts and Craft Guild 53rd Annual Fall Show and Sale, Thu.-Sun., Nov. 2-5, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Sun., Black Forest Community Center, 12530 Black Forest Rd. Shop unique, hand-crafted items. See ad on page 6. Info: dellaclark.bfacg@gmail.com.
  • Downtown Monument Holiday Open House, Fri.-Sat., Nov. 3-4. Begin your holiday shopping in Historic Downtown Monument! HMMA members will welcome you with decorations, refreshments, and special savings. Some businesses will also be open Sunday; check with individual stores for hours.
  • Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts Annual Resident & Member Artists Exhibition Opening Reception, Fri., Nov. 3, 6-8 p.m., 304 Hwy 105, Palmer Lake. Celebrate the annual show on exhibit Oct. 31-Dec. 29. Resident and member artists may submit up to three entries to info@trilakesarts.org by Oct. 12. Info: 481-0475, info@trilakesarts.org, www.trilakesarts.org.
  • Joseph Bohler at Bella Art, Sat., Nov. 4, 2-4 p.m., 183 Washington St., Monument. All 21 Joseph Bohler fine art prints are 50 percent off, and the artist himself will be there to personalize your prints. See ad on page 7. Info: 487-7691.
  • Marty Haggard, Tribute to His Father, Merle Haggard at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Sat., Nov. 4, 7 p.m., doors open 6:15 p.m., 304 Hwy 105, Palmer Lake. Tickets & Info: 481-0475, www.trilakesarts.org.
  • Monument Academy Veteransí Day Assembly: Honoring All Who Have Served, Fri., Nov. 10, 9:45 a.m., 1150 Village Ridge Point, Monument. All are invited to a tribute performance by students and a keynote speaker. Continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m. for veterans and active duty along with one guest. RSVP by Nov. 6. See ad on page 17. RSVP & Info: 481-1950 ext. 1707.
  • Coverage to Care: How to Access the Right Healthcare at the Right Time, Fri., Nov. 10, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Silver Alliance Senior Center, across the street from the YMCA. Learn how and when to access healthcare and preventive services. Presented by Penrose-St. Francis. Refreshments will be served. Registration required. RSVP & Info: Sue, 484-6873.
  • St. Peter Catholic School Holiday Boutique & Craft Fair, Sat., Nov. 11, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 124 First St. Monument. Free parking, free admission, St. Nick Bake Shop, more than 70 local crafters & vendors. Info: 481-1855.
  • Joseph Bohler at Bella Art, Sat., Dec. 2, 2-4 p.m., 183 Washington St., Monument. All 21 Joseph Bohler fine art prints are 50 percent off, and the artist himself will be there to personalize your prints. See ad on page 7. Info: 487-7691.
  • Christmas Art Workshop by Little Picasso Art Studio, Sat., Dec. 2, Dec. 9, & Dec. 16, 10-11:30 a.m. For elementary age children. Cost: $79, materials included. See ad on page 5. RSVP & Info: 930-2239, Pbrushartwork@aol.com.

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