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Updated
December 11, 2014
Palmer Lake Liquor Licensing Authority & Medical Marijuana Authority and Town Council Combined Workshop and Regular Meeting, Thu., Dec. 11, 6 p.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., Dec. 15, 6:30 p.m.
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., Dec. 16, 9 a.m.
Wescott Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Met Dec. 2.
Academy Water and Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Dec. 17, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., Dec. 17, 6 p.m.
Woodmoor Improvement Association Board Meeting, Wed., Dec. 17, 7 p.m.
Monument Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Dec. 18, 8:30 a.m.
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 Board Meeting, Thu., Dec. 18, 6 p.m.
Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District Public Rate Increase Hearing, Fri., Dec. 19, 10 a.m.
Baptist Road Rural Transportation Authority (BRRTA) Meeting, Fri., Dec. 19, 2:30 p.m.
A White Bluegrass Christmas with WireWood Station at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts (TLCA), Fri., Dec. 12, concert at 7 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Annual Christmas Party with Chuck Pyle, Fri., Dec. 12, opening act at 7 p.m.
Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery Advent Retreat with Ana Cloughly, OSB; Miracles: Gestures of Divine Presence, Sat., Dec. 13, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Monument’s Small Town Christmas Holiday Open House, Sat., Dec. 13, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Grand Opening: Alpaca Yarn Barn at Tompkins Alpaca Pride, Sat., Dec. 13 & 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ribbon Cutting and Launch Party for 3 Hundred Days of Shine, Sat., Dec. 13, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Black Forest Community Club: Annual Christmas Potluck, Sat., Dec. 13, 6 p.m.
Handbell Christmas Concert, Sat., Dec. 13, 7 p.m.
Bethlehem Inn, Sun., Dec. 14, 10:15 a.m.
Annual Palmer Lake Yule Log Hunt, Sun., Dec. 14, 1 p.m.
Santa Visits the Woodmoor Barn, Sun., Dec. 14, 3-6:30 p.m.
Gleneagle Festival of Lights & Hayride, Sun., Dec. 14, 5-8 p.m.
Holy Trinity Anglican Church: "Come to the Light" Music Performance by Clay Clarkson, Sat., Dec. 20, 7-8:30 p.m.
Holy Trinity Anglican Church: Christmas Eve and Day Services, Wed., Dec. 24: 4:30 p.m.
Christmas Eve Dinner at the Villa Palmer Lake, Wed., Dec. 24, 4-8 p.m.
Forestgate Presbyterian Church: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, Wed., Dec. 24, 7 p.m.
Holy Trinity Anglican Church: Lessons and Carols, The Big Story in Scripture, Sun., Dec. 28, 8:30 & 10:45 a.m.
New Year’s Eve Dinner at the Villa Palmer Lake, Wed., Dec. 31, 5-9 p.m.
New Year’s Eve 80s Prom at Pikes Peak Brewing Co., Wed., Dec. 31, 7 p.m.-1 a.m.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI) Family Exploration Day: Geology, Sat., Jan. 3, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) Class, Thu.-Sat., Jan. 29-31 (16 hours total).
Amateur Radio (ham) Licensing Class, Sat., Jan. 31 & Feb. 7, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
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