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Forest Lakes Metropolitan District Board Meeting, Mon., Jul. 3, 10 a.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., Jul. 3, 6:30 p.m..
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, July meetings CANCELED Next meeting is Aug. 1.
Tri-Lakes Wastewater Facility Joint Use Committee Meeting, Tue., Jul. 11, 10 a.m.
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Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Jul. 13, 1 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Meeting, Thu., Jul. 13, 6:30 p.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon, Jul. 17, 6:30 p.m.
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 Public Hearing, Tue., Jul. 18, 5 p.m.
Wescott Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Tue., Jul. 18, 7 p.m.
Monument Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Jul. 19, 9 a.m.
Academy Water and Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Jul. 19, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., Jul. 19, 6 p.m.
Donala Water & Sanitation District Public Meeting, Thu., Jul. 20, 1:30 p.m.
Monument Academy School Board Meeting, Thu., Jul. 20, 6 p.m.
Forest View Acres Water District Board Meeting, Wed., Jul. 26, 6 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Wed., Jul. 26, 6:30 p.m.
Woodmoor Improvement Association Board Meeting, Wed., Jul. 26, 7 p.m.
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., Aug. 1, 9 a.m.
Concerts in the Park, every Wed., through Aug. 2, 7-9 p.m.
Moe Bandy Concert at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Thu., Jul. 6, 7 p.m.
Monument Community Presbyterian Church Vacation Bible School, Mon.-Fri., Jul. 10-14.
Friends of Monument Preserve (FOMP) Trail Work Night, Wed., Jul. 12, 6-8:30 p.m.
Lakeside Free Summer Concert at Waterfront Park: Collective Groove, Fri., Jul. 14, 6-8 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage headlined by Michael Hearne & Shake Russell, Fri., Jul. 14, 7 p.m.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI) Anniversary Weekend, Sat.-Sun., Jul. 15-16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Community/Centura Blood Drive, Tue., Jul. 18, 3-7 p.m.
MVEA Member Appreciation Day, Fri., July 21, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Bruce Carroll & Friends at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts (TLCA), Fri., Jul. 21, 7 p.m.
Monument’s Free Movie Night: Finding Dory, Fri., Jul. 21, 7 p.m.
Community Service: Wood Chipping, Sat., Jul. 22, 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
Free Lunch and Learn: Suicide Awareness and Prevention, Wed., Jul. 26, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Voices of Grief Workshop, Fri.,Jul. 28, 10 a.m.-noon.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage headlined by Roy Book Binder, Fri., Jul. 28, opening act at 7 p.m.
34th Annual National Night Out, Tue., Aug. 1.
Branford Marsalis Quartet at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Thu., Aug. 3, 7 p.m.
Lorrie Morgan Concert at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Sat., Aug. 5, 7 p.m.
Pickin’ on the Divide, Sat.,Aug. 19.
Mountain View Electric Association, Inc. (MVEA) Brews, Brats, & Kilowatts, Wed., Aug. 23, 4-7 p.m.
July 4th events
Monument Events
7-10 a.m., Pancake Breakfast
8 a.m.-3 p.m., Monument Street Fair
9:30 a.m., Monument Hill Kiwanis Children’s Parade
10 a.m.-noon, Monument Hill Kiwanis 4th of July Parade.
10 a.m.-7 p.m., Tri-Lakes Chamber Beer Garden.
Noon, Monument Community Presbyterian Church Open House - cool air, treats, and rest rooms available.
Noon-7 p.m. Live music in Limbach Park
Noon-7:45 p.m., Live Music at Bliss Studios
Palmer Lake Events
7 p.m., Music and fun at Palmer Lake, fireworks at dark.

Parade spectators are encouraged to come early, park at Palmer Ridge High School, 19255 Monument Hill Rd., or Lewis-Palmer High School, 1300 Higby Rd., and ride the free bus to and from downtown Monument.

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Bill Nance Memorial Blood Drive: Thursday August 3, 2017, 1:00-6:00 P.M. Antelope Trails Elementary School (Driver’s License required) Sponsored by Gleneagle Sertoma Club and Penrose-St.Francis Hospital

Vol. 17 No. 7 - July 1, 2017

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Amateur Radio Tech Field Day event, Saturday, June 24, 8am - 5pm, open to the public, sponsored by WØTLM Radio Association. Hands-on ham radio demos, educational forums, emergency communications info, Q&A with radio experts, and more. Food service on site 11 - 1. Black Forest Fire Station, 11445 Teachout Road. For more info: www.w0tlm.com

 Vol. 17 No. 6 - June 3, 2017

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Vol. 17 No. 5 - May 6, 2017

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Vol. 17 No. 4 - April 1, 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.

 Vol. 17 No. 3 - March 4, 2017

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Vol. 17 No. 2 - February 4, 2017

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Vol. 17 No. 1 - January 7, 2017

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Vol. 16 No. 12 - December 3, 2016

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Vol. 16 No. 11 - November 5, 2016

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