Tuesday, Jan. 11
Plant Your Flag as the VA authority in your market. Join Benchmark Mortgage Colorado, and Marine Corps Veteran Amos Benjamin as he shares his story, tools available, and how important home ownership is to Veterans. This event will be held Jan. 11 at the Ute Pass Cultural Center from 4 to 7 p.m. For more information, call Shannon Anderson at 719-205-6128.
Wednesday, Jan. 12
Wellness Walk. Scheduled for Jan. 13 at the Garden of the Gods Visitor Center at 9 a.m. Meet at the lower level and choose a one, two or three-mile hike. Maps are available. Healthy living tips and mindfulness exercises to enhance your walk. Dress for the weather, wear comfortable shoes and bring plenty of water. Free admission. .
Thursday, Jan. 13
The Teller County Commissioners will meet on Jan. 13 at 9:15 a.m. in the Centennial Building in Cripple Creek. This will mark the inaugural meeting of 2022. During the inaugural session, the annual leadership award will be announced.
Cripple Creek Senior Clubhouse. Held every Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the dining room of the Aspen Mine Center, 166 E. Bennett Avenue in Cripple Creek. Featuring games, crafts, snacks and socializing. Tuesday Bingo scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Call 719-689-3584 for more information or 317-513-8441.
The Woodland Park Planning Commission will meet on Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. in the WP Council Chambers next to city hall.
The Shining Mountain Golf Course and Event Center is closed for the season. But the spacious facility is still open for events. If interested in hosting your event at Shining Mountain, call 719-687-7587.
Friday, Jan. 14
Tree Recycling. The city of Woodland Park is happy to provide the citizens a free dumpster to recycle your Christmas trees in. Place your UNDECORATED tree in the dumpster behind City Hall, located off Lake and Pine Street. The tree dumpster will be available to the community December 27, 2021 through January 17, 2022. That’s good news for all of you procrastinators! Questions about tree recycling? Call 719 687 5293.
Best of Cripple Creek and The High Country Showdown. The first round of voting for this annual contest, sponsored by TMJ and featuring nearly 100 categories, has hit full stride, with the first round of voting and nominations for key categories. Voting will occur on www.mountainjackpot.com. Results will be announced in mid-March. Vote now. See stories on our website and on Facebook.
Chamber Business After Hours is Teller County’s largest networking event. All Greater Woodland Park Chamber of Commerce members are encouraged to attend. Take advantage of this opportunity to network and catch up with your friends, clients and customers plus meet new members in an informal setting. Business After Hours is a great way to share information about your business and learn about other members. Fun, food, drinks and door prizes.
Don’t forget your business cards!
The next Business After Hours, scheduled for January 18, and is hosted by the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. It will be held at the Ute Pass Cultural Center from 5:30 to 7 p.m. For more information, call 719-687-9885.
Cripple Creek City Council will meet on Jan. 19 at 5:30 p.m. in the CC Council Chambers. This will mark their debut meeting of 2022. Their original kick-off meeting, scheduled for Jan. 5, was cancelled due to a lack of agenda items.
Jimmy Buffett Bingo. Sponsored by Ute the Pass Kiwanis Club and held at the Ute Pass Cultural Center on Jan. 19 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Get your Buffett on! For only $20 you get a quick escape to the beach while supporting the children of Teller County! Come early to get a good seat and something to eat from a visiting food truck and a drink from the bar before the games begin! Put on your best beach garb and maybe you will win the prize. There are lots of opportunities to win! Call 719-315-5004 for more information.
Scheduled for Jan. 22 at the Woodland Park Public Library from 2 to 3:45 pm. Join presenter Cassandra Bachrach on the many ways you can boost your immunity during the cold winter months. Call 719-687-9281×103.