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December 1, 2018
Monument Hill Kiwanis Club’s Annual North Pole at Tri-Lakes Arts and Crafts Fair, Sat., Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Downtown Monument’s Small Town Christmas, Sat., Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Small Town Christmas at Covered Treasures Bookstore, Sat., Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Santa Fe Trail Jewelry Darlene Armstrong Show, Sat., Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Monument Tree Lighting, Sat., Dec. 1, 5 p.m.
Forest Lakes & Pinon Pines Metropolitan Districts Board Meeting, Mon., Dec. 3
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., Dec. 3, 6:30 p.m.
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., Dec. 4, 9 a.m.
Wescott Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Tue., Dec. 4, 7 p.m.
Forest View Acres Water District Board Meeting, No meeting this month.
D-38 LPHS Connection & Conversation: Social & Emotional Wellness of our Youth, Tue., Dec. 4, 6-7:30 p.m.
D-38 Deliberates: Community Engagement Opportunity, Wed., Dec. 5, 6-8 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Wed., Dec. 5, 6:30 p.m.
Christmas Crèche Exhibit and Outdoor Live Nativity, Tue.-Wed., Dec. 4-5, 2-8 p.m., live nativity both nights at 6 and 7 p.m.
D-38 Deliberates: Community Engagement Opportunity, Wed., Dec. 5, 6-8 p.m.
Donala Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Dec. 6, 1:30 p.m
Phil Keaggy Concert at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Fri.-Sat., Dec. 7-8, 7 p.m., doors open 6 p.m.
Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery Advent Retreat: A Pilgrimage through the Advent Scriptures, Sat., Dec. 8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Holiday Book Signings at Covered Treasures Bookstore, Sat., Dec. 8, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Annual Tri-Lakes Community Handbell Christmas Concert, Sat., Dec. 8, 7 p.m.
A Time To Dance presents An American Nutcracker, Sun., Dec. 9, 2 p.m.
The Church at Woodmoor: Chancel Choir Cantata, Sun., Dec. 9, 10 a.m
Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Mon., Dec. 10, 1 p.m.
Chamber Member Orientation, Tue., Dec. 10, noon-1:30 p.m.
The Church at Woodmoor: A Christmas Gathering, dinner and program, Mon., Dec. 10, 5 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Wastewater Facility Joint Use Committee Meeting, Tue., Dec. 11, 10 a.m.
Triview Metropolitan District Board Meeting, Tue., Dec. 11, 5 p.m.
Palmer Lake Yule Log Pot Luck Dinner, Tue., Dec. 11, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Dec. 12, 9 a.m.
Monument Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., Dec. 12, 6:30 p.m.
Monument Academy School Board Meeting, No meeting this month.
Grand Opening Celebration at Jackson Creek Senior Living, Wed., Dec. 12, 3-6:30 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Meeting, Thu., Dec. 13, 7 p.m.
Dakota Blonde Concert at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Fri., Dec. 14, 7 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Holiday Show/Singalong Potluck with the Rifters, Fri., Dec. 14, 7-10 p.m.
St. Peter Catholic Church: The Love of Christmas Concert, Fri., Dec. 14, 7 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Music Association Annual Christmas Concert, Fri.-Sat., Dec. 14-15, 7 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 16, 2 p.m.
Gallery 132 Ice Carving Demonstration, Sat., Dec. 15, noon.
Calhan Country Christmas Holiday Light Display Competition & Bull Riding, Sat., Dec. 15, 6-10 p.m.
Annual Palmer Lake Yule Log Hunt, Sun., Dec. 16, 1 p.m.
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 Board Meeting, Mon., Dec. 17, 6 p.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., Dec. 17, 6:30 p.m.
Monument Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Dec. 19, 9 a.m.
Academy Water and Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Dec. 19, 6 p.m.
Holiday Dance Party at Jackson Creek Senior Living Community, Thu., Dec. 20, 4-6 p.m.
Monument’s Santa on Patrol, Sat., Dec. 22, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Wescott Fire Department Santa Patrol, Sat., Dec. 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Church at Woodmoor: Christmas Eve Services, Mon., Dec. 24, 3 p.m.
Tri-Lakes United Methodist Church Christmas Eve Services, Mon., Dec. 24, 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p.m. & 9 p.m.
St. Matthias Episcopal Church Christmas Eve Services, Mon., Dec. 24, 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Woodmoor Improvement Association Board Meeting, Wed., Dec. 26, 7 p.m.
County’s Annual TreeCycle, Sat.-Sun., Dec. 29-30; Jan. 5-6, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery: Taizé Prayer for Peace, Sat., Dec. 31, 7-8 p.m.
New Parent Night at Monument Academy, Tue., Jan. 15, 6-7 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Music Alliance Concert: Music of Light & Darkness, Sat., Jan. 19, 7 p.m.

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Vol. 18 No. 12 - December 1, 2018

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Vol. 18 No. 11 - November 3, 2018

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Vol. 18 No. 10 - October 6, 2018

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Vol. 18 No. 9 -September 1, 2018

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 Vol. 18 No. 8 - August 4, 2018

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Vol. 18 No. 7 - July 7, 2018

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