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Updated
November 3, 2018
Black Forest Arts & Crafts Guild 54th Annual Fall Show & Sale, Thu.-Sun., Nov. 1-4, Thu.-Sat., 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Forest Lakes & Pinon Pines Metropolitan Districts Board Meeting, Mon., Nov. 5, CANCELED.
Monument Board of Trustees Special Meeting and Budget Workshop, Mon, Nov 5, 6 p.m.
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., Nov. 6, 9 a.m.
El Paso Board of County Commissioners Meeting, Tue., Nov. 6, 9 a.m.
Monument Academy School Board Meeting, Thu., Nov. 8, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Meeting, Thu., Nov. 8, 7 p.m.
Human Trafficking Informational Night, Wed., Nov. 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Northern El Paso County Nonprofit Council, Thu., Nov. 8, 8-10 a.m.
Benet Hill Monastery: Aging Gracefully, Aging Gratefully, Thu., Nov. 8, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Chamber Monthly Education Series: Cybersecurity Simplified, Thu., Nov. 8, 1-2:30 p.m.
Lewis-Palmer High School Musical, Disneyís Beauty and the Beast, Thu.-Sat., Nov. 8-10, 7 p.m. with a 2 p.m.
Monument Academy Veteranís Day Celebration: Honoring All Who Have Served, Fri., Nov. 9, 9:45 a.m.
Women, Wine and Wishes, Fri., Nov. 9, 5-7 p.m..
Black Rose Acoustic Society: Masontown, Fri., Nov. 9, 7 p.m.
John Adams Band Concert at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Fri., Nov. 9, 7 p.m.
The Wine Seller: In Vino Veritas, Fri., Nov. 9, 7-9 p.m.
St. Peter Catholic School Holiday Boutique & Bake Sale, Sat., Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Mon., Nov. 12, 1 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Wastewater Facility Joint Use Committee Meeting, Tue., Nov. 13, 10 a.m.
Triview Metropolitan District Board Meeting, Tue., Nov. 13, 5 p.m.
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 Board Meeting, Tue., Nov. 13, 6 p.m.
Wescott Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Tue., Nov. 13, 7 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Community/Centura Blood Drive, Tue., Nov. 13, 2:30-7 p.m.
Palmer Lake Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Nov. 14, 9 a.m.
Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Wed., Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m.
Donala Water & Sanitation District Board Budget Workshop, Thu., Nov. 15, 9 a.m.
Bethesda Gardens Educational Series, Thu., Nov. 15, 2-4 p.m.
Getting to Know Jackson Creek at Jackson Creek Senior Living, Thu., Nov. 15, 4:30-6 p.m.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Free Mental Health First Aid Training, Fri., Nov. 16, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas Concert at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Fri., Nov. 16, 7 p.m., doors open 6 p.m.
Alpaca Holiday Extravaganza, Sat.-Sun., Nov. 17-18, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m.
Monument Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Nov. 21, 9 a.m.
Academy Water and Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Nov. 21, 6 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society: Jim Salestrom, special Black Friday show, Fri., Nov. 23, 7 p.m.
Small Business Saturday at Covered Treasures Bookstore, Sat., Nov. 24, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Santa Fe Trail Jewelry Starborn Creations Show, Sat., Nov. 24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Palmer Lake Fall Lantern Festival, Sat., Nov. 24, 2-10 p.m.
Palmer Lakeís Annual Chili Supper & Star-lighting Festival, Sat., Nov. 24, 4:30-7:30 p.m., star-lighting at 7 p.m.
D-38 Accountability Advisory Committee (DAAC) Meeting, Tue., Nov. 27, 7-8:30 p.m.
Silent Auction Fundraiser for Lewis-Palmer Boys Basketball, Tue., Nov. 27, 7-9 p.m.
Woodmoor Improvement Association Board Meeting, Wed., Nov. 28, 7 p.m.
Guys, Grub, and Gifts, Fri., Nov. 30, 5-7 p.m.
Hazel Miller Christmas Show Spectacular at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Fri., Nov. 30, 7 p.m., doors open 6 p.m.
Christmas Creche Exhibit and Live Nativity, Fri., Nov. 30, 2-9 p.m.; Sat., Dec. 1, 1-8 p.m.
Monument Hill Kiwanis Clubís Annual North Pole at Tri-Lakes Arts and Crafts Fair, Sat., Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Downtown Monumentís Small Town Christmas, Sat., Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Small Town Christmas at Covered Treasures Bookstore, Sat., Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-noon.
Santa Fe Trail Jewelry Darlene Armstrong Show, Sat., Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Monument Tree Lighting, Sat., Dec. 1, 5 p.m.
Palmer Lake Yule Log Pot Luck Dinner, Tue., Dec. 4, 6 p.m.
Forest View Acres Water District Combined Nov./Dec. Board Meeting, Wed., Dec. 5, 5 p.m.
Phil Keaggy Concert at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Fri.-Sat., Dec. 7-8, 7 p.m.
Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery Advent Retreat: A Pilgrimage through the Advent Scriptures, Sat., Dec. 8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Annual Palmer Lake Yule Log Hunt, Sun., Dec. 9, 1 p.m. Hunt participants should arrive 11 a.m.-noon.
Dakota Blonde Concert at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Fri., Dec. 14, 7 p.m.
The New Christie Minstrels Concert at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Sat., Dec. 15, 7 p.m.

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Vol. 18 No. 11 - November 3, 2018

Contents

This page contains only the text of the articles and columns in this issue. To see the photos and captions including the Snapshots of Our Community section, view the on-line version above or download the PDFs whose links follow this table of contents.

the PDF file. This is a 28 Mbyte high-resolution file with color photos.

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Vol. 18 No. 10 - October 6, 2018

Contents

This page contains only the text of the articles and columns in this issue. To see the photos and captions including the Snapshots of Our Community section, view the on-line version above or download the PDFs whose links follow this table of contents.

the PDF file. This is a 33 Mbyte high-resolution file with color photos.

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Vol. 18 No. 9 -September 1, 2018

Contents

This page contains only the text of the articles and columns in this issue. To see the photos and captions including the Snapshots of Our Community section, view the on-line version above or download the PDFs whose links follow this table of contents.

the PDF file. This is a 34 Mbyte high-resolution file with color photos.

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 Vol. 18 No. 8 - August 4, 2018

Contents

This page contains only the text of the articles and columns in this issue. To see the photos and captions including the Snapshots of Our Community section, view the on-line version above or download the PDFs whose links follow this table of contents.

the PDF file. This is a 32 Mbyte high-resolution file with color photos.

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Vol. 18 No. 7 - July 7, 2018

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Agnes Martin Before The Grid, Fri., Jun. 29, 7 p.m.

 


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