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Lifelong Learning Programs with D11, including Mosaic Tiles, Sign Language, Computer, Felted Tote Bag, Ballroom/Swing/Latin Dance, Porcelain Dollmaking, Lotions & Potions. Classes begin late Feb. through early March. Visit www.d11.org/communityed or call 520-2384 for more.

Ghost Hunter University, Hearthstone Inn, 506 N. Cascade Ave. $40-$50. Ghost Hunting 101, learn the tools and tricks of ghost hunters, Sat., Feb. 26, 2 p.m. The Ghost Hunter Experience, go on a ghost-tour of the Inn, four-course dinner, Sat., Feb. 26, 8 p.m. Call 473-4413 for reservations and information.

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. March 10, April 26, May 10, June 28, 6-7 p.m. Call 260-9515 to register.

Old Colorado City Historical Society Lectures, O.C.C. History Center, 1 S. 24th St. Donations accepted. Featuring Mel McFarland's talk on Old Colorado City and the Midland. Sat., Feb. 26, 2 p.m. Call 636-1225 for more.

Mineral Springs Foundation Historical Speakers, Community Congregational Church, Manitou Springs, 103 Pawnee Ave., 685-5255. Free, all at 3 p.m. Health of the Environment, March 6. The Archival History of Manitou, March 20.

Whitewater Club Kayak Sessions, Cheyenne Mountain High School Aquatics Center, 1200 Cresta Road. Sessions every Sunday Jan. 16-April 10, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Call 538-5873 for more.

Tesoro Foundation Historic Lecture Series, The Fort, 19192 Highway 8, Morrison. $40-$50. All lectures preceded by cocktails and dinner starting at 6 p.m. "Dust to Dust: Memorial Deaths in the American West by Patty Limerick and Dr. Scoggin on Sun., March 13. "Curtis Prints: Wife of Moon" by Margaret Coel on Sun., April 3. For reservations, call 303/697-2282.

Real Estate Investors Group, Radisson Inn North, 8110 N. Academy Blvd. $15. Learn the seven deadly mistakes that investors make that cost them money. March 1, April 5, May 3, June 7, 6 p.m. Call 800/665-7051 ext. 350 for more

The Status of the World's Women, Broadmoor Hotel's main ballroom, 1 Lake Ave. $10-$25. The Colorado Springs World Affairs Council presents Nancy Rubin speaking on The Status of the World's Women. Thurs., Feb. 24, noon. Call 579-8443 for more.

Restorative Justice Community Forum, Aspen Room, 105 N. Weber. Free. A different and powerful view of criminal justice that focuses on repairing harm. Fri., Feb. 25, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 444-8644 for more.

Breaking Into Freelance Writing, Holiday Inn Express, 1815 Aeroplaza Dr. $49. Learn to sell your articles, stories, essays, greeting cards and books! Sat., Feb. 26, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call Wendy Burt at 527-8225 for more.

Zipcar: Providing On-demand Transportatoin while Reducing Urban Congestion, CC's McHugh Commons, 1090 N. Cascade Ave. Free. Robin Chase, co-founder of this car-sharing service speaks. Mon., Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m. Call 389-6606 for more.

Preparing for Inner Quest, Open Forum series, Celebration Conscious Living Store, 2209 W. Colorado Ave. Free. Jacob Anaya teaches how Lakota spiritual practices of Sweat Lodge and Vision Quest help turn violence to self and others into understanding and compassion. Mon., Feb 28, 7-9 p.m., Call 634-1855 for more.

Introduction to Emotional Freedom Technique, 4935 N. 30th St., Suite 170. Free. Baerbel Froehlim, CHt. of Smooth Change Therapies speaks. Mon., Feb. 28, 5:30-7 p.m. Registration required at 271-6089 or www.smoothchanges.com.

A Child's Century of War, WES Room at CC's Worner Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave. Free. Peace Happens presents a community dialogue on violence and nonviolence. Tues., March 1, 7-9 p.m. Call 321-4328 for more.

Colorado Geology Class, all five Wednesdays in March, 6:30-8:30 p.m. for $68. A Saturday field trip for $48. Call 687-1229 for more.

From Torture to Truth: The Journey of Sr. Dianna Ortiz, CC's Gates Common Rm. in Palmer Hall. Free. Ortiz is an Ursuline nun and missionary teacher who was kidnapped, brutally tortured and gang raped by US-trained and funded Guatemalan security forces in 1989. Tues., March 8, 7:30 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.

Becoming a Love and Logic Parent, Ruth Washburn Cooperative Nursery School, 914 N. 19th St. $80/person, $110 for couple. Runs March 8, 15, 29, April 5, 12, 19, 26, 6-8 p.m. Call 685-4524 or visit www.alicebarnett.com for more.

UCCS Anthropology Lecture Series, UCCS University Center Theater, room 302, 1420 Austin Bluffs Blvd. All start at 7 p.m. New Views on Ancient Chaco, March 10. San Pedro Project: Archaeology of Caste War Era Maya in Belize, March 17. Call 660-4908 for more.

Becoming a Love and Logic Teen Parent. $80/person, $110 for couple. March 10, 17, 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28, 6-8 p.m. Call 685-4524 or visit www.alicebarnett.com for more.

Colorado College Events, various locations, call 389-6607 for more. Hybrids, Hydrogen and the Future of Cars, Mon., March 7, 7:30 p.m., free. Art, Food, Religion: Three Trajectories, Tues., March 8, 7:30 p.m., free. American Cultural Studies: Scholarship and Social Justice, Wed., March 9, noon to 2 p.m., $15. Desert's Edge Clarinet Duo, Thurs., March 10, 7:30 p.m., free. At the Cafe Carlton, March 10-12, 8 p.m., free.

Home Depot Workshops, all locations, call 800/430-3376 to find one. March clinics: Tuesdays at 7 p.m., laminate flooring. Thursdays at 7 p.m., ceramic tiling. Fridays at 7 p.m., fun with color and faux. Saturdays at 10 a.m., measuring and installing window treaments. Saturdays at 2 p.m., prepping and painting interiors. Sundays at 2 p.m., using a finish nailer.

Barnes and Noble Events, 1565 Briargate Blvd., 266-9960. Book signings: Charles Wilkinson signs Blood Struggle: The Rise of Modern Indian Nations on Sat., Mar. 12 at 2 p.m.

Memorial Hospital Events, 1400 E. Boulder St., call 365-2438 for more. Classes offered include: sensational sitters, breastfeeding basics, infant/toddler safety, infant health & illness, stop smoking, couples massage and more. Call 444-CARE for more on classes.

PILLAR Classes, call 633-4991 for locations and more info. Classes for March include A Mind and Energy Perspective for Health, Gear up for Golf, Creating Peace in Your World, Following the Flag, I Will be Well, Opera Around the World in Three Days, Healing Touch, Weight Loss Dilemma, Religious Pluralism, Exploring our Fear of Death and more.

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