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May 6, 2015
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., May 4, 6:30 p.m.
D-38 Accountability Advisory Committee (DAAC) Meeting, Tue., May 5, 7 p.m.
Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., May 7, 1 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Wastewater Facility Joint Use Committee Meeting, Tue., May 12, 10 a.m.
Triview Metropolitan District Board Meeting, Tue., May 12, 5 p.m.
Palmer Lake Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., May 13, 10 a.m.
Palmer Lake Planning Commission Workshop, Wed., May 13, 6 p.m.
D-38 Special Education Advisory Council, Wed., May 13, 6:30 p.m.
Monument Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., May 13, 6:30 p.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., May 18, 6:30 p.m.
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., May 19, 9 a.m.
Academy Water and Sanitation District Board Meeting, Tue., May 19, 1 p.m.
Wescott Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Tue., May 19, 7 p.m.
Palmer Lake Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., May 20, 6 p.m.
Monument Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., May 21, 10 a.m.
Donala Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., May 21, 1:30 p.m.
D-38 Board of Education Candidates Informational Meeting, Thu., May 21, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 Board Meeting, Thu., May 21, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Meeting, Thu., May 21, 6 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Wed., May 27, 6:30 p.m.
Woodmoor Improvement Association Board Meeting, Wed., May 27, 7 p.m.
Forest View Acres Water District Board Meeting, Thu., May 28, 6 p.m.
Red Cross New Volunteer Training: Shelter Fundamentals, Wed., May 6 & 13, 6:30-10 p.m.
Fire Ecology Workshop for Educators, apply by Tue., May 6
Lewis-Palmer High School Choir Pops Concert, Thu., May 7, 7 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.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage headlined by Acoustic Eidolon, Fri., May 8, 7-9 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Pikes Peak Ringers Concert, Fri., May 8, 7 p.m.
The Villa Palmer Lake: Live music with cellist Steve Fuhrmann, Fri., May 8
Black Forest Regional Park Restoration Work, Sat., May 9, 9 a.m.-noon.
Aliyah Congregation Tenth Anniversary, Sat., May 9, 10 a.m.
Finishing Well: A Symposium on Wealth & Aging, Sat., May 9, 10 a.m.-noon.
National "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive, Sat., May 9.
Mothers’ Day Brunch Buffet at the Villa Palmer Lake, Sun., May 10, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Lewis-Palmer High School Band Pops Concert, Tue., May 12, 7 p.m.
Palmer Ridge High School Choir Pops Tue., May 12, 7 p.m., 19255 Monument Hill Road, Monument. Info: 867-8600.
Palmer Ridge High School Band Pops Concert, Wed., May 13, 7 p.m.
Monument Parks Plan Open House, Thu., May 14, 4-8 p.m.
Pikes Peak Soap Derby, register by Thu., May 14. Practice and Rally Day, May 31, 8:30 a.m. Race day, Jun. 7, 8 a.m
Noxious Weeds in Palmer Lake, Fri., May 15, 6 p.m.
Kevin J. Anderson at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts: "Building My First Lightsaber," Fri., May 15, 7 p.m.
Free the Girls: Brunch meeting and bra collection, Sat., May 16, 9-11 a.m.
Big R Best Dog Days, Sat.-Sun., May 16-17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Gleneagle Sertoma’s Spirits of Spring Wine and Food Tasting, Sat., May 16, 6-9 p.m.
Off the Beaten Trail Wine Release Party, Sun., May 17, 2-5 p.m.
Happy Feet Workshop at Yoga Pathways, Sun., May 17, 4-6 p.m.,
Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery: Free Film, "No Evidence of Disease," Mon., May 18, 6:30 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Community Blood Drive, Tue., May 19, 3-7 p.m.
Meadow Grass Music Festival, Fri.-Sun., May 22-24.
First Annual Lewis-Palmer Football Old School Golf Tournament, Sat., May 23, 8 a.m.
Town of Monument Memorial Day Ceremony, Mon., May 25, 10 a.m.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI): Picnic-N-Planes-N-Burros, Thu., May 28, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Cafe Velo Tri-Lakes GranFondo, Sun., May 31, 8 a.m.-noon.
Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery: "Italien Springtime" Chamber Concert, Sun., May 31, 2:30 p.m., Pre-concert lecture, 1:45 p.m.
Curly hair cleansing and styling demonstration at Johan Hair Studio, Mon., Jun. 1, 6 p.m..
Griffith Annual Golf Tournament, Thu., Jun. 4, 8 a.m.
MVEA Annual Meeting, Thu., Jun. 4, Registration, 5:30 p.m., meeting, 7 p.m.
Palmer Lake Art Group’s 50th Annual Fine Art Show Opening Reception, Fri., Jun. 5, 6-8 p.m.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI), Pikes Peak Gem & Mineral Show, Fri.-Sun., Jun. 5-7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri.-Sat, 9a.m.-4 p.m. Sun.
Kids’ Fishing Derby, Sat., Jun. 6, 8 a.m.-noon,
Larkspur Settler Days, Sat., Jun. 6, 1-10 p.m.
Vacation Bible School at Black Forest Community Church, Mon.-Fri., Jun. 8-12, 9 a.m.-noon.
Vacation Bible School at Forestgate Presbyterian Church, Mon.-Fri., Jun. 8-12, 8:45-noon.
Tri-Lakes Cruisers Car Show, Sun., Jun. 14, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Lions Club Golf Outing, Lunch, & Silent Auction, Fri., Jun. 19, Registration, 7 a.m., shotgun start 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Vacation Bible School at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Mon.-Fri., Jun. 22-26, 9 a.m.-noon.
Woodmoor Garage Sale, Fri.-Sat., Jun. 26-27, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Pickin’ on the Divide Divide Music Festival and Classic Car & Motorcycle Show, Sat., Jun. 27, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

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Vol. 15 No. 5 - May 2, 2015

Correction: Art Hop in historic downtown Monument is Thursday, May 21 from 5 to 8 PM. The printed and pdf version of the May issue display an incorrect date for this event. The Art Hop is the third Thursday of every month, from May through September. We apologize for any inconvenience or confusion this error might have caused.

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