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Triview Metropolitan District Board Meeting, Tue., May 10, 5 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Wastewater Facility Joint Use Committee Meeting, Tue., May 10, 10 a.m.
Palmer Lake Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., May 11, 10 a.m.
Palmer Lake Planning Commission Workshop, Wed., May 11, 6 p.m.
D-38 Special Education Advisory Council, Wed., May 11, 6 p.m.
Monument Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., May 11, 6:30 p.m.
Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., May 12, 1 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Meeting, Thu., May 12, 6:30 p.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., May 16, 6:30 p.m.
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., May 17, 9 a.m.
Monument Academy School Board Meeting, Tue., May 17, 7 p.m.
Wescott Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Tue., May 17, 7 p.m.
Academy Water and Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., May 18, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Planning Commission Meeting, Wed., May 18, 6 p.m.
Monument Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., May 19, 10 a.m.
Donala Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., May 19, 1:30 p.m.
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 Board Meeting, Tue., May 19, 6 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Wed., May 25, 6:30 p.m.
Woodmoor Improvement Association Board Meeting, Wed., May 25, 7 p.m.
Forest View Acres Water District Board Meeting, Thu., May 26, 5:30 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Meeting, Thu., May 26, 6:30 p.m.
Fox Run Regional Park Friends Meeting, Wed., May 11, 6 p.m.
Adult Mental Health First Aid Training presented by National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Fri., May 13, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage headlined by Noctambule, Fri., May 13, opening act at 7 p.m., doors open at 6:15.
Water Well and Septic Owners Maintenance Workshop, Sat., May 14, 9:30-11 a.m
Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Training, Sat., May 14, 2-4:30 p.m. for adults, 6:30-9 p.m. for youth.
Sew Motion Free Monthly Sew-In, Sat., May 14, 5-8 p.m.
Spotlight Community Theatre Annual Summer Musical Theatre Workshop: In the Good Ol Summertime Broadway Revue, Mon.-Fri., Jun. 13-24, 1-5 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Community Blood Drive, Tue., May 17, 3-7 p.m.
Art Hop is back! Thu., May 19, 5-8 p.m.
Artist Reception at Bella Art & Frame, Thu., May 19, 5-8 p.m.
Book Signings at Covered Treasures Bookstore, Thu., May 19, 5-8 p.m.
Pikes Peak Birding & Nature Festival, Fri.-Sun., May 20-22.
Buffalo Grass Acoustic Society Open Stage Fri., May 20, show at 7 p.m., free jam session at 5:30 p.m.
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training presented by National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Sat., May 21, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Spirits of Spring: A Wine and Food Tasting with Live and Silent Auctions, Sat., May 21, 6-9 p.m.
Adult Mental Health First Aid Training presented by National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Fri., May 27, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
MeadowGrass Music Festival, Fri., 1 p.m.-Sun., 10 p.m., May 27-29 (rain or shine).
Monument Memorial Day Ceremony, Mon., May 30, 10 a.m.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI), Picnic-N-Planes-N-Burros, Thu., Jun. 2, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., flyover between 12:30 & 1:30 p.m.
Mountain View Electric Association Annual Meeting, Thu. Jun. 2, 5 p.m., business meeting 7 p.m.
Palmer Lake Art Group 51st Annual Fine Art Exhibit Opening Reception, Fri., Jun. 3, 6-8 p.m.
Monument Vision Clinic Trunk Show, Fri.-Sat., Jun. 3-4, 2-7 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat.
Kids Fishing Derby, Sat., Jun. 4, 8 a.m.-noon.
Horse Education: a Clinic for Equestrian Competitive Trail Riding, Sat., Jun. 4, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Community Picnic, Sun., Jun. 5, 1–3 p.m.
Woodmoor Waves Swim Clinics, Mon., Wed., & Thu., Jun. 6-Jul. 28, 10-10:45 a.m.
Larkspur Settler Days, Sat., Jun. 4, 1-9 p.m.
Camp Bow Wow Yappy Hour Series, Tue., Jun. 7, 4:30-6:30.
Griffith Center’s Annual Golf Tournament, Thu., Jun. 9, The Ridge at Castle Pines, 1414 Castle Pines Pkwy, Castle Pines. Shotgun start, 8 a.m.
Pikes Peak Soap Box Derby Race, Sun., Jun. 12, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Purely Ponds Parade of Ponds, Sat.-Sun., Jun 25-26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Notice of Lewis-Palmer School District 38 Public Hearing on June 1, 2016 regarding Request for Waiver of School Readiness Assessments

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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Vol. 15 No. 12 - December 5, 2015

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Vol. 15 No. 11 - November, 2015

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Vol. 15 No. 10 - October 3, 2015

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Vol. 15 No. 9 - September 5, 2015

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