Meetings and Announcements

The Friends of Twin Lakes is a non-profit organization formed to promote improvements in services and amenities available to us, whether we live here permanently, enjoy a vacation home here, are visiting, or just passing through the area.

Please join us at our Member Meeting:
February 11, 2018 at 9:30 AM in the Schoolhouse, 231 LANG ST. 

BINGO -We are taking a break for the month of October.  Stay tuned for a November play date.

Next Movie Club Gathering OCTOBER 26th AT 2:00 pm IN THE SCHOOLHOUSE.  We are fortunate to have a professor and screenwriter offer to lead us in this new activity.   Denise Hagerty will lead us through a movie to help us see more of the symbolism and impact of effects that we may not have noticed previously. For additional details, please see the information and documents attached below on this page.

For pre-Halloween, Oct. 26th at 2:00: The Spirit of the Beehive, The Spirit of the Beehive.  FOR.  S & Q.  Spanish film.  VISUAL.  1973.  In 1940 after the Spanish Civil War, after watching and being traumatized by the movie Frankenstein (1931), a sensitive seven year-old girl living in a small Spanish village drifts into her own fantasy world.  The film has been called a “bewitching portrait of a child’s haunted inner life” and is listed on several best foreign films lists.  It moves very slowly and quietly but is richly rewarding, and the performance of the two young girls is haunting.  While this isn’t a scary movie per se, I chose it because it is about a child’s imagination and fears of children (and political fears of a nation).  It’s 100 minutes, so we’ll have time to talk a bit longer.  (**  HOWEVER, if you would like a bona fide SCARY movie for pre-Halloween, Denise could also show either Rosemary’s Baby or The Shining or Pan’s Labyrinth.  Drop her a line if you have a preference!  Email Denise Hagerty at

DO NOT FORGET FREE COMMUNITY CHIPPING EVENT.  You must RSVP to or call/text 970-368-2177.  Piles must be stacked by 10/15/17 and will be picked up on 10/19/17. For details on stacking and chipping program click on link community chipping Twin Lakes.

COLLEGIATE PEAKS FORUM SPEAKER SERIES OCTOBER 19TH 7-9 pm.  Colorado’s Changing Climate: Updates & Outlooks for the Upper Arkansas River Basin by Dr. Nolan Doesken  at Buena Vista Community Center, 715 East Main, BV.

Nolan Doesken, Colorado State Climatologist, will discuss how scientists observe and monitor climate—primarily temperature and precipitation. Colorado has data going back to 1890 (125 years) to help scientists understand where we’ve been and help predict where we are going. With a focus on Arkansas River Basin data, this lecture is sure to be enlightening for those interested in the weather. Discover our state’s long-term monitoring and climate trends particularly focused on floods and drought.



Movie Club we are fortunate to have a professor and screenwriter offer to lead us in this new activity.  On Thursday, September 21st at 3:00 in the Schoolhouse, Denise Hagerty will lead us through a movie to help us see more of the symbolism and impact of effects that we may not have noticed previouslyAttached is a list of films to choose from, in addition, SHE ALSO OFFERS TO LET PEOPLE BORROW HER FILMS FOR INDIVIDUAL VIEWING.  She typed up all her films and then put a few notes about the tone (e.g. violent, light-hearted, etc.).  In addition to the list of films, you may want to look at her former syllabus (with pages about attendance, school policy etc. removed).  Please see attachments for details.

Film List

ENG 117 syll FALL 2015 PDF (1)

Movie elements


YOGA CLASSES .  Our instructor, Matt Hakala, made a video of the practice sequence we followed at  Click on bios link for information on instructor Matt Hakala.  Bios.

NATIVE NATIONS SEMINARS are over for this season, however, we will keep up the materials links provided for those of you interested in learning more.  Seminars were presented by Judy Leaming, Esq., an attorney and educator who has worked with Indian Tribes for 30 years.  Judy provided historical/cultural presentations from the tribal perspective starting with before nonnative contact to contemporary issues.   Native Nation Seminars overview;   October 8th materials:  Native Nations Justice Systems & Jurisdiction-10-8-16; September 10th materials:  2016 U.S. Assimilation Policies; August 13th class materials:  2016 Contemporary Issues and Cultural Sovereignty Indian Country;  July 9th Class materials:  2016 Federal Policy in Indian Country 7-9-16 seminar;  June 11 Class:  2016 Outline for June 11Native Nations Early years  European Doctrines.



BECOME BEAR AWARE!   Visit this web link for more information and details:

 Recent Meeting Minutes

October 2017 Meeting Friends of Twin Lakes DRAFT 

August 2017 Meeting Friends of Twin Lakes 

July 2017 Meeting Minutes

June 2017 Meeting Friends of Twin Lakes

May 2017 Annual Member Meeting Friends of Twin Lakes

April 2017 Meeting FRIENDS OF TWIN LAKES

February 2017 Meeting FRIENDS OF TWIN LAKES

October 2016 Meeting Friends of Twin Lakes

July 2016 Meeting Friends of Twin Lakes

Pertinent  Notes from Lake County Commissioners Meeting (07-06-16)-1


March 2016 Meeting FRIENDS OF TWIN LAKES

January 2016 Meeting FRIENDS OF TWIN LAKES



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