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September 1, 2018
Rocky Mountain Music Alliance Chamber Music Concert, Sat., Sep. 1, 7 p.m.
Monu-Palooza Music Festival, Sun., Sep. 2, 1 p.m.
Forest Lakes & Pinon Pines Metropolitan Districts Board Meeting, Tue., Sep. 4, 10 a.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Tue., Sep. 4, 6:30 p.m.
El Paso Board of County Commissioners Meeting, Tue., Sep. 4, 9 a.m.
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., Sep. 4, 9 a.m.
Benet Hill Monastery: R.E.A.D. Club: Read, Engage And Discuss books, Tue. Sep. 4, 9:30 a.m.
Bill Nance Memorial Blood Drive, Tue., Sep. 4, 1-5 p.m.
D-38 Home School Enrichment Academy First Day, Thu., Sep. 6.
Judge’s Seminar, Thu., Sep. 6, 7-9 p.m.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI) Exhibit Lecture: Human Imprint--Exploring the History, Artifacts, and Role of Women at Historic Mining Sites in Colorado, Thu., Sep. 6, 7 p.m.
2018 Monochrome Photography Show Opening, Fri., Sep. 7, 6-8 p.m.
Benet Hill Monastery: Pilgrimage Retreat at the Monastery, Sat., Sep. 8, 9 a.m. -3 p.m.
The Barefoot Mile–Fight Child Trafficking, Sat., Sep. 8, 9:30 a.m.
Front Range Open Studios, Sat.-Sun., Sep. 8-9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Benet Hill Monastery Free Program: Introducing the Mystics, Part 1, Sun., Sep. 9, 11:30 a.m.
Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Mon., Sep. 10, 1 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Wastewater Facility Joint Use Committee Meeting, Tue., Sep. 11, 10 a.m.
Triview Metropolitan District Board Meeting, Tue., Sep. 11, 5 p.m.
Friends of Monument Preserve (FOMP) Trail Work Night, Tue., Sep. 11, 6-8:30 p.m.
D-38 Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC), Wed., Sep. 12, 6:30 p.m.
Palmer Lake Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Sep. 12, 9 a.m.
Monument Academy School Board Meeting, Thu., Sep. 13, 6 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Meeting, Thu., Sep. 13, 7 p.m.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI): Steampunk Celebration, Thu., Sep. 13
Public Forum on Ballot Measures, Thu., Sep. 13, 6:30 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society: Emily Barnes Trio, Fri., Sep. 14, 7 p.m.
Bines & Brews Hopfest, Sat., Sep. 15, 1-5 p.m.
Larkspur Autumn Harvest & Craft Fest, Sat.-Sun., Sep. 15-16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Benet Hill Monastery Free Program: Introducing the Mystics, Part 2, Sun., Sep. 16, 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Vin Festival, Sun., Sep. 16, noon-4 p.m.
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 Board Meeting, Mon., Sep. 17, 6 p.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., Sep. 17, 6:30 p.m.
Wescott Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Tue., Sep. 18, 7 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Community Blood Drive, Tue., Sep. 18, 3-7 p.m.
Monument Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Sep. 19, 9 a.m.
Academy Water and Sanitation District Board Meeting, Wed., Sep. 19, 6 p.m.
Donala Water & Sanitation District Board Meeting, Thu., Sep. 20, 1:30 p.m.
Wardrobes & Rings, Theatrical Production at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Thu.-Fri., Sep. 20-21.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Free Mental Health First Aid Training, Fri., Sep. 21, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Black Forest Together Fundraiser: BBQ Dinner sponsored by Frankie’s Too, Fri. Sep. 21, 5:30-9 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Storytelling’s 30th Annual Storytelling Festival, Sat., Sep. 22, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Forest View Acres Water District Board Meeting, Wed., Sep. 26, 6 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District Board Meeting, Wed., Sep. 26, 6:30 p.m.
Woodmoor Improvement Association Board Meeting, Wed., Sep. 26, 7 p.m.
Palmer Lake Town Council Work Session, Thu., Sep. 27, 7 p.m.
Black Rose Acoustic Society: Beth Gadbaw Trio, Fri., Sep. 28, 7 p.m.
El Paso County Nature Bus Trip to Sand Dunes National Park, Sat., Sep. 29, 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Healing our Losses--Honoring Each Unique Journey, Sat., Sep. 29, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Bonfils Blood Center Blood Drive, Sat., Sep. 29, 11 a.m-3:30 p.m.
Forest Lakes & Pinon Pines Metropolitan Districts Board Meeting, Mon., Oct. 1, 10:30 a.m.
Monument Board of Trustees Meeting, Mon., Oct. 1, 6:30 p.m.
El Paso Board of County Commissioners Meeting, Tue., Oct. 2, 9 a.m.
El Paso County Planning Commission Meeting, Tue., Oct. 2, 9 a.m.
Palmer Lake Art Group’s 45th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair, Fri.-Sat., Oct. 5-6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
National Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day at Fox Run Regional Park, Sat., Oct. 6, 9 a.m.
D-38 2018 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Reception, Sat., Oct. 6, 2 p.m.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry (WMMI): Reynolds Ranch Harvest Festival, 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.
Kiwanis 2018 Empty Bowls Dinner & Silent Auction, Wed., Oct 10, 5-7:30 p.m.
Clean Sweep, a county household hazardous waste disposal event, Sat., Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Palmer Lake Fall Lantern Festival, Sat., Nov. 24, 2-10 p.m.

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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

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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. 7 - July 7, 2018

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

 


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