Grapevine
08/31/2018
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In This Issue
Lunch and Learn
FedEx for Help with Homework
Mueller State Park Programs
Calendar Now Available
Fun Times Help Good Causes
Residential and Commercial Plumbing
Register for Alzheimer's Association Walk
Locally Produced at Update Printing
Save Your Spot at The Healing Spot
Activities at Florissant Fossil Beds
Free Class on Essential Oils
Teller County and Woodland Park Demographics
Woodland Professional Building
Labor Day Special at Great Outdoors Adventures
Smart Driver Refresher Course
Senior Circle Book List
Woodland Country Lodge Drink Specials
Enjoy Live Entertainment at Woodland Country Lodge
Fossil Beds Fee Free Day
Community Partnership Offers Active Parenting Workshop
Free Historic Tours Offered
Today's Special at My Sweet Escape
Special Programs at Mueller State Park
Register Now for Annual Mountain Bike Race
Pancake Breakfast for Cruise Above the Clouds
Andersen Enterprises
SIPerior Energy Homes
Find Them at Farmers Market
Facial Special at Hot Heads
US 24 Mitigation
Grapevine Deadline
Thank You to Our 2018
Leadership Council
Investors
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Lunch and Learn
Millennials, Gen Xers, and Boomers: Synergistic Strategies for Your Business  
Presented by Scott Van Ness, ABD
UCCS College of Business Instructor of Operations Management
RSVP with payment by September 4, 2018*Seating is Limited
Lunch and Learn
Thursday, September 6, 2018
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Ute Pass Cultural Center
210 East Midland Avenue - Woodland Park
FedEx for Help with Homework
FEDEX
Mueller State Park Programs
 
Always hike with a map, water, and weather protection
 
Saturday, September 1
Touch Table: Meet a Tiger Salamander
2:00-4:00 pm Meet at the Visitor Center
Program: Concentrating on Constellations
6:45-8:00 pm Meet at the Visitor Center
Program: Star Party
8:00-10:00 pm Meet at the Visitor Center
 
Thursday, September 6
Hike: School Pond and Stoner Mill
9:00 am Meet at the School Pond Trailhead
 
Click HERE for more details of events and Mueller State Park.
Calendar Now Available
UPHS GMF Cover
Available now in the Ute Pass Historical Society & Pikes Peak Museum gift shop: 2019 Pictorial Calendar, Green Mountain Falls Edition.  The gift shop is located at 231 E. Henrietta Avenue in Woodland Park, next to the W.P. Public Library. Calendars are $12 + tax.
 
Contact us at 719.686.7512. Get 'em while they last!
Fun Times Help Good Causes
ymca
Residential and Commercial Plumbing
CwPluming
Register for Alzheimer's Association Walk
Walk
Locally Produced at Update Printing
Update Printing
Save Your Spot at
The Healing Spot
Healing Spot
Activities at Florissant Fossil Beds in September
 
fossil beds Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is open year round. During September, the Monument is open 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. (with extended hours 8:00 am - 6:00 pm during Labor Day Weekend)
 
Daily Interpretive Program Schedule:
 
During the month of September there will be limited interpretive programs offered daily depending upon staffing levels. These programs may include talks, walks, fossil demonstrations, and tours of an 1878 homestead. Please call ahead for more details at 719.748.3253.
 
Weekly Programs:
 
Yoga Hikes, Mondays, 9:00 am - 10:30 pm. Meet at the visitor center.
Fossil Demonstration Excavation Site, Wednesdays, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. This site is located off the Petrified Forest Loop approximately 1 mile round trip from the visitor center.
 
There are no additional fees for any park programs beyond the daily entrance fee of $7 per adult (15 and younger are free). For additional information, please call 719.748.3253 or visit our website HERE.
Free Class on Essential Oils Use
Healing Spot
Teller County and Woodland Park Demographics

teller The Greater Woodland Park Chamber of Commerce offers a handy publication with current demographics for both Teller County and Woodland Park. The information is in both print and electronic format. Stop by the Chamber to pick up a copy of the Community Profile, or click HERE to view online.
 
Woodland Professional Building
Woodland Professional Building
Labor Day Special at Great Outdoors Adventures
Great Outdoors Adventures
Smart Driver Refresher Course for Drivers 50 and Older
AARP
Senior Circle Book List
Senior Circle Booklist
Woodland Country Lodge Drink Specials
Country Lodge drinks
Enjoy Live Entertainment at Woodland Country Lodge
Country Lodge Entertainment
Fossil Beds Fee Free Day

National Park Service Saturday, September 22 is Fee Free Day/Public Lands Day, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm at the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. Enjoy your public lands on National Public Lands Day free! The Monument has 15 miles of hiking trails, a museum and film, and self-guided trails. Kids can earn a Junior Ranger Badge by completing a Junior Ranger gamebook available at the visitor center desk.

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is open year round. During September, the Monument is open 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. (with extended hours 8:00 am - 6:00 pm during Labor Day Weekend)
Community Partnership Offers Active Parenting Workshop
Community Partnership
Free Historic Tours Offered

Join the Ute Pass Historical Society & Pikes Peak Museum for free tours tomorrow. The walking tour of historic downtown Woodland Park meets at 9:30 am at the Museum Center, followed by a tour of the five historic cabins in History Park at 11:00 am. History Park is located at 231 E. Henrietta Avenue.

For more information, please call the UPHS at 719.686.7512. The Gift Shop is open 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, Wednesday through Saturday. Tours of the cabins can be made by appointment year round. Groups and schools are welcome!
Today's Special at My Sweet Escape
my sweet escape
Special Programs at Mueller State Park

Friday, August 31
Aspens and Elk - Amphitheater Program at 8:00 pm.
Every fall, the aspens change colors and the elk bugling create an exciting time of sights and sounds in the mountains! Learn the secrets of nature that happen every year at this time.
 
Saturday, September 1
Concentrating on Constellations 6:45-8:00 pm Meet at the Visitor Center.
Take a journey through the night skies with Naturalist Pat to learn how to find constellations. In this classroom session, you will connect the numbered stars on a practice map to form constellations. Recommended for ages 8 and above. Limited seating is available so come early.
 
Star Party 8:00-10:00 pm Meet at the Visitor Center.
Join the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society for this exciting event. We will use telescopes to view various celestial bodies. Bring blankets, chairs and dress warmly.
Register Now for Annual Mountain Bike Race  
Mountain Top Cycling
2 - 5 yr old registration $10.00 (Trophies)
6 - 8 yr old registration $15.00 (medals)
9 - 18 yr old registration $20.00 (medals)
All others $35.00 with $10.00 USA license fee if needed.
Pancake Breakfast for Cruise Above the Clouds
Cruise Pancakes
Andersen Enterprises
Andersen
SIPerior Energy Homes
Siperior
Find Them at Farmers Market
Pack N Ship
Facial Special at Hot Heads
Hot Heads
US 24 Rockfall Mitigation, Cascade to Manitou Springs (completion approximately October, 2018)

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily, Tuesday, September 4 through Thursday, September 6 and 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Friday, September 7
  • Single lane with US 24 eastbound and westbound traffic head to head sharing the US 24 eastbound lane in Ute Pass between Cascade and Manitou Springs (mile post 294 - 301) during hours of operation
  • Friday, September 7 motorists can expect EB and WB left lane closure
  • Reduced speed limits
  • Extended commute time for congestion in the work zone
  • Road restriction to 11 foot width restriction during working hours
  • Work consists of scaling, ditch cleaning and dirt work for crossover
  • Bicyclists are discouraged from riding through the construction zone during hours of operations
Work is to stabilize large boulders and rocks above from falling onto the highway. For the protection of the traveling public and workers, traffic is moved to the outside lanes to create a safe buffer under where mitigation is taking place. This work is taking place between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Crews are not working during morning and evening commute times, and are off the road on Saturdays and Sundays.

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