Mountain Almanac for the Week of April 19

Tuesday, April 19

The Green Mountain Falls Board of Trustees will meet at the GMF Town Hall on April 19 at 7 p.m.

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 card! The next After Hours is scheduled for April 19 at the Woodland Professional Building, 400 W. Midland Avenue from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Presented to you by Edward Jones Investments, Reserve Our Gallery, Teller County Farmers Market, Peak Realty/Barb Asbury, CASA and more.  For more information, call 719-687-9885.

Wednesday, April 20

Wellness Walk. Scheduled for April 20 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.    .   .

The Cripple Creek City Council will meet on April 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the CC Council Chambers. An earlier work session will be held at 3 p.m.

Peace and Love and Cheech and Chong! For $20 get a night of groovy fun, man! Scheduled for April 20 at the Ute Pass Cultural Center from 6:30 to 9 p.m. It is all good cause the money goes to the kids of Teller County. Come early, get a good seat, something to munch and drink before you start dobbing. Then sit back and relax into the fun! For more information, call 719-315-5004.

Thursday, April 21

The Woodland Park City Council will  meet on April 20 at 7 p.m. in the Woodland Park Council Chambers.  The meeting is available in-person and via Zoom

Friday, April 22

Shooting Nights in Victor, sponsored by the Teller  Rifles group.  A number of us get together almost every Friday night at the 50′ indoor shooting range downstairs at the Elks Lodge in Victor at 7 p.m. for contests with a .22LR pistol or rifle.  The entrance (white door) is on the southside parking lot level. (Mind your head going in!)

You don’t have to be a member of Teller Rifles. (Though it’s free, most of us leave a donation for the Elks building fund to help maintain the range.)  The Teller Rifles Challenge still stands.

Saturday, April 23

Tee-off Time.  The Shining Mountain Golf Course has opened for the 2022 season, weather permitting. The 18-hole course, the driving range and putting/chipping area are open for play/practice, along with the Shining Mountain bar. Carts are available, but the cart-path-only rule for the season will be in effect to protect the turf. For more information, and to make tee-times, call 719-687-7587.

Sunday, April 24

Join the Woodland Park Wind Symphony as they perform music from their forthcoming concert which will be presented at the Association of Concert Bands Convention in Santa Fe on May 5. The Wind Symphony will perform a celebration concert on April 24 at the Ute Pass Cultural Center.  “Selected to perform at the Association of Concert Bands annual convention in May 2022 is a distinct honor for our musicians and highlights our community,” says Director Craig Harms. Enjoy the powerful and emotional music which the Woodland Park Wind Symphony will be performing at the Convention.
The Wind Symphony is grateful for the support of our community and the concert will provide an opportunity for our supporters to financially help us make our trip.   Join us on April 24 to celebrate the Woodland Park Wind Symphony. The concert starts at 7 p.m. with a reception, scheduled at 6 p.m. Contact info:  Craig Harms, Director, 719-687-2210.

Art Walk.  An art walk will occur in downtown Woodland Park on April 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. between West and Fairview streets. Music will be provided by Ben Pratt.

The Shining Mountain Men’s Club group will hold a meet and greet at 1 p.m. at the Shining Mountain bar area. Schedules will be unveiled for the coming summer and fall, along with sign-ups for this year and for  key tournaments.


Movie Afternoon. “Pocketful of Miracles.” Scheduled at the Woodland Park Public Library at 218 E. Midland Avenue on April 28 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the large meeting room. Snacks will be provided. A short synopsis of the movie: Beggar Apple Annie (Betty Davis) learns that her daughter, escorted by an aristocratic suitor, plans to visit. It’s great news– except that she has tricked her daughter into believing she is a wealthy socialite. Fearing her true identity will disappoint, Annie petitions a superstitious mobster (Glen Ford), who thinks the apples she sells are lucky, for help. Hesitant at first, the mafioso is persuaded by his girlfriend (Hope Lange) to disguise Annie, if only long enough to fool her daughter.  Daughter Louise (Ann Margret) For more information, call 719-687-9281.

Munchkin Market. Munchkin Market is a HUGE consignment sale of gently used children’s items with the following types of items: Clothing (sizes 0-junior 16), shoes (infant to juniors), all types of baby gear, strollers, car seats, high chairs, cribs, outdoor play equipment, toys, media, health and safety, accessories, maternity, bedding and more! A portion of the proceeds from the sale help fund our MOPS program in Woodland Park! We accept cash, checks and all major credit cards.​If you are interested in consigning, we would love for you to join us! You can receive up to 70% of the selling price of your items. Register to consign for the Spring 2022 Sale at When and Where: Thursday, April 28th, 5:00 pm-8:00 pm Friday, April 29th, 12:00 pm-7:00 pm Saturday, April 30th, 9:00 am-1:00 pm (1/2 Price Day, ALL ITEMS 50% OFF) Woodland Park Community Church 800 Valley View Dr. Woodland Park, CO 80863

KIDSFEST. The  20th Annual Early Childhood Festival will be held at the Ute Pass Cultural Center in Woodland Park on Saturday, May 7, from 9am to Noon. There is so much to see and do at this early childhood hands-on festival! On Stage: Dana’s Dance performance at 11am. Visit the game area with prizes, the discovery zone and the hands-on activity booths represented by our early childhood community leaders. Come see what programs and services are available for early childhood (Birth-5yrs) in our community. FREE Admission. For more info: