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The Old Colorado Historical Society presents The 'Short Line' Railroad, Old Colorado City History Center, 1 South 24th Street. Donations accepted. Don Ellis will present the history of the "world's first mountain railroad." Fri., Jan. 14, 10 a.m. refreshments, 11 a.m. lecture. For more, call 636-1225.
Home Depot Lectures and Workshops. Call 800/430-3376 for location and times. Free. Adult weekly workshops: Try it before you buy it, Install window treatments, Get organized, Install molding and trim, Fun with color and faux.
Proverbs Class, Benet Hill Center, 2577 N. Chelton Rd. $96. A six week class taught by Rabbi Howard Hirsch. Fridays, Jan. 7-Feb. 25, 9:15-11:15 a.m. Call 473-6184 for more.
Tools for an Integrated Life and Work, Unity Church in the Rockies, 1945 Mesa Rd. Workshop taught by Rene Moorefield PhD. Sun., Jan. 9. Call 471-4556 for more.
Secrets of Kabbalistic Prayer and Mediation, Celebration Community Rm., 2207 W. Colorado Ave. $25. Rabbi Joel David Bakst instructs. Sun., Jan. 9, 1-3:30 p.m. Visit www.chazonhatorah.org or call 685-0999 for more.
Foreclosure Alternatives, East Library 5550 N. Union Blvd. Free. Classes on how to avoid foreclosure and how to help others to avoid it as well. Jan. 11, Feb. 10, March 10, April 26, May 10, June 28, 6-7 p.m. Call 260-9515 to register.
Beginner Cross-Country Ski Clinic, Beidleman Environmental Center, 740 W. Caramillo St. $10-$20. A two-session class for beginners sponsored by the Sierra Club. Jan. 11 and 15. Call 385-0045 for more.
Bradley Method Natural Childbirth Classes, Babies R Us, 3555 S. Citadel Dr. Free. Prenatal classes discussing how to be comfortable, staying healthy and low risk, nutrition, exercise and relaxation. Sat., Jan. 15, 10 a.m. to noon. Call 574-7737 to register, call 622-8887 for more info.
Whitewater Club Kayak Sessions, Cheyenne Mtn. H.S. Aquatics Ctr., 1200 Cresta Rd. Sessions every Sunday Jan. 16-April 10, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Call 538-5873 for more.
Intro to Zen Workshop, Woman's Club, 20 Mesa Rd. Donations accepted. Sponsored by Springs Mountain Sangha. Sun., Jan. 16, 6-8 p.m. Call 684-0210 or visit
www.smszen.org for more.
Time Management Lecture, United Way, 518 N. Nevada Ave. $25 includes lunch. The Assoc. of Fundraising Professionals present the lecture. Tues., Jan. 18, noon to 1:30 p.m. Call 573-7447 for more.
Voluntary Simplicity Course, Justice and Peace Commission, 214 E. Vermijo St. $35. Nine-week discussion course on living more simply with less stress, distraction and environmental impact. Tuesdays starting Jan. 18, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 632-6189 to register.
Vipassana Buddhist Meditation Classes, Rocky Mountain Insight, 2525 W. Pikes Peak Ave., Ste. A. Intro class, Jan. 27-March 3, 6-7:30 p.m., $75. Four Noble Truths Class, Jan. 25-March 1, 6:30-8 p.m., $85. Weekend Meditation Silent Retreat, Feb. 18-21, different location. Call 473-7609 for more.
How to Make Money with Radio Advertising, Wyndham Hotel, 5580 Tech Center Dr. $39. Dan O'Day teaches how to get twice as much response to radio advertising and teaches vital principles and strategies to increase the effectiveness of advertising in any medium. Jan. 19, 9-11:30 a.m. Call 636-5076 ext. 100 to register.
Implementing an Environmental Management System, The Warehouse, 25 W. Cimarron St. $25. Greg Marchand of Green Bay Consulting explains how the system contributes to business sustainability and profitability. Thurs., Jan. 20, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call 471-0910 ext. 105 by Jan. 17 to reserve a spot.
America's Boating Course, Sand Creek Police Sub-Station, 4125 Center Park. An eight-hour class running from Jan. 29-30. Register at 632-8129.
Barnes and Noble Events, 1565 Briargate Blvd., 226-9960. Kids events: Sam McBratney Stories on Jan. 7-8, Dr. Seuss Stories on Jan. 14-15, American Girls Club on Jan. 19, Corduroy Bear Character Appearance on Jan. 21-22, Clifford the Dog Stories on Jan. 28-29. Adult events: Stones from the River book group on Jan. 19, The Phantom of the Opera read the book, see the movie on Jan. 31. Writers group every Thurs. at 7 p.m.
Memorial Hospital Events, 1400 E. Boulder St., call 365-2438 for more. Scrubs Sale, Jan. 27, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Radiology school open house at 175 S. Union Blvd. on Jan. 12, 6:30-8 p.m. Call 365-1038 for more. Classes offered include: sensational sitters, love & logic, breastfeeding basics, infant/toddler safety, infant health & illness, stop smoking, couples massage and more. Call 444-CARE for more on classes.
Kabbalah Classes and Seminars, by Rabbi Joel David Bakst. Classes are ongoing. Visit
www.chazonhatorah.org or call 685-0999 for more info.