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Updated
October 6, 2018
National Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day Sat., Oct. 6, 9 a.m.
D-38 2018 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Reception, Sat., Oct. 6, 2 p.m.
Bethesda Gardens Fall Harvest Fest, Sat., Oct. 6, 2-4 p.m.
Miners’ Pumpkin Patch at Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI), Sat.-Sun., every weekend in October, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., noon-4 p.m. Sun.
Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Mon., Oct. 8, 1 p.m.
Town of Monument Trustee Candidate Forum, Mon., Oct. 8, 6-8 p.m.
Miners’ Harvest Festival at Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI), Sat.-Sun., Oct. 6-7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Palmer Lake .5K Run, Sun., Oct. 7, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Art Show & Fair, Sun., Oct. 7, 2-6 p.m.
Town of Monument Trustee Candidate Forum, Mon., Oct. 8, 6-8 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Wastewater Facility Joint Use Committee Meeting, Tue., Oct. 9, 10 a.m.
Triview Metropolitan District Board Meeting, Tue., Oct. 9, 5 p.m.
D-38 Accountability Advisory Committee (DAAC) Meeting, Tue., Oct. 9, 7-8:30 p.m.
Palmer Lake Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Oct. 10, 9 a.m.
Kiwanis 2018 Empty Bowls Dinner & Silent Auction, Wed., Oct. 10, 5-7:30 p.m.
Monument Academy School Board Meeting, Thu., Oct. 11, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Meeting, Thu., Oct. 11, 7 p.m.
Public Forum on Ballot Measures, Thu., Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society: Beppe Gambetta, Fri., Oct. 12, 7 p.m.
Wescott Fire Safety Open House, Sat., Oct. 13, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Southwinds Fine Art Gallery and Fox Run Studio present the 2018 Spirit Tree Tour, Fri., Oct. 12, 5-8 p.m. and Sat., Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Human Trafficking Symposium, Sat., Oct. 13, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Ham Radio Tech Day, Sat., Oct. 13, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Clean Sweep, a county household hazardous waste disposal event, Sat., Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Jackson Creek Senior Living: Understanding Dementia, Sat., Oct. 13, 10-11:30 a.m.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): NAMI Basics, Sat., Oct. 13, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Wescott Fire Safety Open House, Sat., Oct. 13, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Addiction Rehab Center Community Meeting, Sat., Oct. 13, 10:30 a.m.
Tri-Lakes First Responder and Family Appreciation BBQ, Sat., Oct. 13, noon-4 p.m.
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 Board Meeting, Mon., Oct. 15, 6 p.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., Oct. 15, 6:30 p.m.
Wescott Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Tue., Oct. 16, 7 p.m.
Addiction Rehab Center Community Meeting, Tue., Oct. 16, 9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 6 p.m.
Northside Chat with Council of Neighbors and Organizations (CONO), Tue., Oct. 16 and Oct. 23, 5:30-7 p.m.
Monument Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Oct. 17, 9 a.m.
Academy Water and Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Oct. 17, 6 p.m.
Donala Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Oct. 18, 1:30 p.m..
Tri-Lakes Free Business Expo, Thu., Oct. 18, 4-7 p.m.
Bruce Carroll Concert at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Thu., Oct. 18, 7 p.m.
Family Cornhole Tournament, Sat., Oct. 20, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Jackson Creek Senior Living: Getting to Know Jackson Creek, Tue., Oct. 23, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Forest View Acres Water District Board Meeting, Wed., Oct. 24, 6 p.m.
D-38 Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC), Wed., Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Wed., Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m..
Woodmoor Improvement Association Board Meeting, Wed., Oct. 24, 7 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Work Session, Thu., Oct. 25, 7 p.m.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Free Mental Health First Aid Training, Fri., Oct. 26, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Trunk or Treat at St. Peter Catholic School, Fri., Oct. 26, 5-7 p.m.
Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery: Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Institute, Fri., Oct. 26, 6:30 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society: hONEyhoUSe, Fri., Oct. 26, 7 p.m.
Creepy Crawl 5 K & Free 1-mile Kids’ Monster Dash, Sat., Oct. 27, 5K begins 9:30 a.m.
Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery: Parish House Baroque, Sun., Oct. 28, 2:30 p.m.
Free Flu Shots at Tri-Lakes Cares, Mon., Oct. 29, noon-2 p.m.
Historic Downtown Monument Safe Trick or Treat, Wed., Oct. 31, 4-6 p.m.
Fuel Church Family Fall Festival, Wed., Oct. 31, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Downtown Monument Holiday Open House, Fri.-Sat., Nov. 2-3.

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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.

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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.

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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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