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July 2, 2016
Palmer Lake Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Jul. 6, 10 a.m.
Palmer Lake Planning Commission Workshop, Wed., Jul. 6, 6 p.m.
Monument Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., Jul. 6, 6:30 p.m.
Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Jul. 6, 1 p.m
Town of Monument Public Forum: Land Use Ordinance Workshop, Thu., Jul. 7, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Meeting, Thu., Jul. 7, 6:30 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Wastewater Facility Joint Use Committee Meeting, Tue., Jul. 12, 10 a.m.
Triview Metropolitan District Board Meeting, Tue., Jul. 12, 5 p.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., Jul. 18, 6:30 p.m.
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., Jul. 19, 9 a.m.
Wescott Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Tue., Jul. 19, 7 p.m.
Academy Water and Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Jul. 20, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., Jul. 20, 6 p.m.
Monument Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Jul. 21, 10 a.m.
Donala Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Jul. 21, 1:30 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Wed., Jul. 27, 6:30 p.m.
Woodmoor Improvement Association Board Meeting, Wed., Jul. 27, 7 p.m.
Forest View Acres Water District Board Meeting, Thu., Jul. 28, 5:30 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Meeting, Thu., Jul. 28, 6:30 p.m.
Camp Bow Wow Yappy Hour Series, Tue., Jul. 5, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Palmer Divide Quiltmakers Stitching Bee, Wed., Jul. 6, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Concerts in the Park, every Wed., Jul. 6-Jul. 27, 7-9 p.m.
Monument Community Presbyterian Church Vacation Bible School, M-F, Jul. 11-15, 9 a.m.-noon.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage, Fri., Jul. 8, opening act at 7 p.m.
Free Movie Night: The Goonies, Thu., Jul. 14, 7 p.m.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI) Expo & Anniversary Celebration, Fri.-Sun., Jul. 15-17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun.
Tri-Lakes Community Blood Drive, Tue., July 19, 3-7 p.m.
Monumental Microderm & Aesthetics Botox Night, Thu., Jul. 21, 5-8 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage, Fri., Jul. 22, opening act at 7 p.m.
Black Forest Animal Sanctuary Community Garage Sale Fundraiser, Fri.-Sat., Jul. 22-23, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Terri Hendrix and Lloyd Maines Concert at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts (TLCA), Sat., Jul. 23, 7 p.m..
Free Movie Night: WALL-E, Thu., Jul. 28, 7 p.m..
Free Movie Night: Inside Out, Thu., Aug. 4, 7 p.m.
Return of the Rocky Mountain Chautauqua, Sat., Aug. 6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Cruisers 15th Annual Benefit Car Show, Sun., Aug. 7, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
Bethany & Rufus Concert at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts (TLCA), Sat., Aug. 7, 7 p.m.
Lang 19th Annual Pig Roast & Client Appreciation Event, Fri., Aug. 12, 5:30-8 p.m.
Chuck Girard Concert at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts (TLCA), Fri., Aug. 26, 7 p.m.
Judy Collins Live in Concert at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts (TLCA), Thu., Sep. 15, 7 p.m.
Benefits without Boundaries, Fri., Sep. 16, 10:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Lions Golf Tournament 4-Player Scramble, Mon. Sep. 19, The Golf Club at Flying Horse, 1880 Weiskopf Pt., Colo. Springs, registration 7:30 a.m., shotgun start 9 a.m.
Tri-Lakes Women’s Club presents Harvesting Hope, a Premier Food & Wine Tasting Event, Thu., Sep. 22, 5:30-9 p.m.

4th of July Events

  • 7 a.m., Palmer Lake 4 Mile Fun Run.
  • 7-10 a.m., Pancake breakfast, St Peter Catholic Church.
  • 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce 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.-9 p.m., Tri-Lakes Chamber Beer Garden
  • Noon-9 p.m., Monument Music Festival
  • 7-9 p.m., Bands play at the Palmer Lake baseball diamond
  • 9 p.m., Palmer Lake fireworks at dusk

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CORRECTION NOTE: The printed copy of the July 2, 2016 issue has a headline error on page 11. The headline reads, "Tri-Lakes Wastewater Treatment Facility Joint Use Committee, April 12: Phone line damaged by town repair work; TP clarifier construction ahead of schedule" is from the May 7, 2016 issue and does not reflect the content of the current article. The headline has been corrected in the pdf version of the paper which is available for download on this website. We apologize for any inconvenience or confusion caused by the error in the print copy.

Vol. 16 No. 7 - July 2, 2016

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Vol. 16 No. 6 - June 4, 2016

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Vol. 16 No. 5 - May 7, 2016

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April 2, 2016 issue corrections

The following was inadvertently omitted from our community calendar:

Tai Chi for Health and Wellness Classes with Maureen Caldwell, every Mon., noon-1 p.m., Dance Art Academy, 13866 Gleneagle Dr. Also meets Wed., 6:15-7:15 p.m. Info: 232-1618, sifumo@whitecranetaichi.net.

On page 26, the photo credit for the MA Green4Green Fundraiser was incorrectly attributed to Jackie Burhans. It should have read: Photo by Laura Polen, www.footstepsphotography.com.

OCN regrets the errors.

Vol. 16 No. 4 - April 2, 2016

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Vol. 16 No. 3 - March 5, 2016

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Vol. 16 No. 2 - February 6, 2016

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Vol. 16 No. 1 - January 9, 2016

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