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April 6, 2015
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., Apr. 6, 6:30 p.m.
Palmer Lake Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Apr. 8, 10 a.m.
Palmer Lake Planning Commission Workshop, Wed., Apr. 8, 6 p.m.
D-38 Special Education Advisory Council, Wed., Apr. 8, 6:30 p.m.
Monument Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., Apr. 8, 6:30 p.m.
Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Apr. 9, 10 a.m.
Tri-Lakes Wastewater Facility Joint Use Committee Meeting, Tue., Apr. 14, 10 a.m.
Triview Metropolitan District Board Meeting, Tue., Apr. 14, 5 p.m.
D-38 Accountability Advisory Committee (DAAC) Meeting, Tue., Apr. 14, 7 p.m.
Palmer Lake Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., Apr. 15, 6 p.m.
Monument Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Apr. 16, 10 a.m.
Donala Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Apr. 16, 1:30 p.m.
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 Board Meeting, Thu., Apr. 16, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Meeting, Thu., Apr. 16, 6 p.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., Apr. 20, 6:30 p.m.
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., Apr. 21, 9 a.m.
Academy Water and Sanitation District Board Meeting, Tue., Apr. 21, 1 p.m.
Wescott Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Tue., Apr. 21, 6:30 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Wed., Apr. 22, 6:30 p.m.
Forest View Acres Water District Board Meeting, Thu., Apr. 23, 6 p.m.
Free Monday Movie Matinee at the Tri-Lakes Senior Center, every Monday in April, 1-4 p.m.
1492 Chocolates Store Closing Sale, Tue., Apr. 7- Apr. 30.
Lewis-Palmer High School Blood Drive, Thu., Apr. 9, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Black Forest Regional Park Community Meeting, Thu., Apr. 9, 7-9 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage headlined by Tim & Myles Thompson, Fri., Apr. 10, 7-9 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and Silent Auction: Rat Pack Revival, Sat., Apr. 11, 6-11 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Cares Charity Spotlight at Sky Sox, Sun., Apr. 12, 1:30 p.m.
Yoga for Chronic Pain Relief, Sun., Apr. 12, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Mountain Community Round Table, Tue., Apr. 14, 9-10 a.m.
D38 parents’ coffee with the school board, Tue., April 14, 9-9:30 a.m
Citizen’s Police Academy, Tue. evenings, Apr. 14-Jun. 2, 7-10 p.m.
Palmer Ridge High School Theatre Production: The Boys Next Door by Tom Griffin, Thu.-Sat., Apr. 16-18, 7 p.m. with matinee Apr. 18 at 2 p.m.
Protect your Home from Wildfire Community Event, Fire Marshal FireWise talk, Sat., Apr. 18, 9-10 a.m.
Lewis-Palmer High School Theatre Production: The Odd Couple, Wed.-Sat., Apr. 22-25, 7 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage headlined by The Wielands of Mass Destruction, Fri., Apr. 24, 7-9 p.m.
Monument Hill Farmers Market Winter Market, Sat., Apr. 25, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Tackle the Trash: New Santa Fe Regional Trail, Sat., Apr. 25, 9 a.m.
Healthy Kids Day at the Tri-Lakes Y, Sat., Apr. 25, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Mickey Hampton Memorial, Sun., Apr. 26, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Johan Hair Studio Curl Clinic, Mon., Apr. 27
All District Choir Concert, Tue., Apr. 28, 7-8 p.m
Yoga for Chronic Pain Relief at Yoga Pathways, Thu., Apr. 30, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Black Forest Arts & Crafts Guild 51st Annual Spring Show & Sale, Thu.-Sun., Apr. 30-May 3, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sun.
Gary Farmer and the Troublemakers, Fri., May 1, 7 p.m.
Palmer Lake FireWise May Day, Sat., May 2, beginning at 8 a.m.
Pine Forest Show: Antiques, Home Décor, and Garden Sale, Sat., May 2, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., May 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Red Cross New Volunteer Training: Shelter Fundamentals, Wed., May 6 & 13, 6:30-10 p.m.
Palmer Lake Art Group: Mother’s Day Fine Art & Fine Handcrafted Gifts Show & Sale, Open Reception, Fri., May 8, 4–7 p.m.; Show, Sat., May 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Pikes Peak Ringers Concert, Fri., May 8, 7 p.m.
Free the Girls: Brunch meeting and bra collection, Sat. May 16, 9-11 a.m.
Gleneagle Sertoma’s Spirits of Spring Wine and Food Tasting, Sat., May 16, 6-9 p.m.
First Annual Lewis-Palmer Football Old School Golf Tournament, Sat., May 23, 8 a.m.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI): Picnic-N-Planes, Thu., May 28

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Vol. 15 No. 4 - April 4, 2015

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