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Reduce, reuse, treecycle
Don't throw your Christmas tree into the trash. Remove all the decorations and drop it off so it can be recycled into free mulch.
Christmas tree recycling
See Web site for locations
Dec. 29-30 and Jan. 5-6, $5
Contact: 520-7878,
recycleyourchristmastree.com/counties/elpaso.html

Pray for peace
Join with others to pray for peace in conjunction with Pope Benedict XVI's 2008 Peace Letter, and hear local peace activist Genie Durland speak.
World Day of Peace prayer service
Holy Apostles Catholic Church
4925 N. Carefree Circle
Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2-3:30 p.m., free
Contact: 477-0196

Read 'em like a book
Help adults improve basic skills in reading, writing and spoken English at the Pikes Peak Library District.
LitSource adult literacy program
Penrose Library
20 N. Cascade Ave.
Training on Thursdays, Jan. 3 to Feb. 7, 5:30-9 p.m., free
Contact: 531-6333 x2224, ppld.org

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