Almanac for week of Feb. 14

Tuesday, Feb. 14

The Teller County Republican Central Committee will hold its monthly meeting at the Pikes Peak Community Center in Divide on Feb. 14 at 7 p.m.  The committee will hear an update on candidates for office and a report regarding the recent caucuses.


Wednesday, Feb. 15
The Ute Pass/Woodland Park Kiwanis Club meets at 6:45 a.m. at the Mangia Mangia restaurant in Woodland Park. Call 687-5534 for more information.




The Timberline Artists meet at 10 a.m. every Wednesday of each month, upstairs at the Aspen Mine Senior Center in Cripple Creek. Everyone with an interest in art is welcome. Bring your favorite craft or art medium (or not) and join a dedicated group.



Yoga Strength and Balance

The Woodland Park Parks and Recreation will sponsor Yoga Strength and Balance sessions on Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Parks and Recreation Classroom. For more information, call 687-5225.


Touch of Victor

The Cripple Creek and Victor Gold Mining Company will host the monthly Touch of Victor business open house on Feb. 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. The mine will provide refreshments and information on their upcoming Mine Life Extension applications and preparation for summer tours. The CC&V administrative offices are located at 3rd and Victor Avenue.  Enter the building through the doors on 3rd, between G&S Sporting Goods and the Claim Jumper. The open house is free, and it is a great opportunity to network with other businesses in the community.


The Cripple Creek City Council will meet on Feb. 15 in the city council chambers at city hall. The council will conduct a workshop, starting at 4:45 p.m., dealing with the city’s new proposed unified development code.  Also, the council will have a regular meeting at 5:30 p.m.



Thursday, Feb. 16


TOPS (Take Off Pounds Seriously), a nonprofit weight loss support group, meets at 10 a.m. at the Church in the Wildwood in Green Mountain Falls.  The group does weigh-ins, group feedback and helps members achieve their goals.  Call 686-2486.

Free Bingo


The Woodland Park Senior Citizens Club in Woodland Park, located across from city hall, will host a free Bingo Session from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on every Thursday in January. For more information, call 687-3877.



Bridge Class

The Woodland Park Senior Citizens Club will host a bridge class on Thursdays at their facility in Woodland Park, across from city hall, from noon to 3 p.m. For more information, call 687-3877.



Viewing the world’s largest published book

See the world’s largest published book—the Bhutan Book at the Woodland Park Public Library. Special showing times: Thursdays, 6 p.m., Saturdays at 10:15 or Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m. or by appointment with one week notice. The book is 133 lbs, and is 5 ft. x 7 ft. open! Call 687-9281, x102 for more information or to schedule a showing