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Manitou Springabout Walk, Hygeia: the town clock, corner of Canon Ave. and Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Free. Take a brisk fitness walk around Manitou Springs and learn about the healing waters of Manitou. Every Tues. and Sat., 9:30 a.m. through Labor Day. Call 685-5089 for more.

Falun Gong Training, Monument Valley Park, right behind the Fine Arts Center at 30 W. Dale St. Free. Graceful exercises and meditation practice every Sunday, 1:45-3:15 p.m.

Yoga -- Tai Chi Fusion Workout in the Park, CC's community lawn behind the buildings on the SW corner of Nevada and Uintah. $8-$10 donation suggested. A special class designed to strengthen, stretch and energize through movement. Mondays in June, 7 p.m. Call Annika at 761-7498 for more.

Sexual Assault 24-Hour Hotline for the Rape Assistance and Awareness Program at 303/322-7273. Spanish language hotline at 303/329-0031 and hearing impaired hotline at 303/329-0023.

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Think Globally and LAUGH Locally, Boulder Park, 1210 E. Boulder St. Laughter is free, easy, quick, optimistic and caffeine-free: a great natural high. Meets Mon., July 11, 25, Aug. 15, 29, 7-7:27 a.m. Call 575-0152 for more.

The Healing Power of Forgiveness, Clarion Hotel, 314 W. Bijou St. Free. Learn how the power of divine Love enables you to heal the body from suffering from anger and stress, eliminate "us" and "them" thinking, dissolve conflict and restore peace. Fri., June 24, 8-9 p.m. Call 632-5678 for more.

Reiki Adult Level 1 Class, Community for Spiritual Living, 3685 Jeannine Dr. $100. Learn to be attuned to Reiki and learn about energy fields and simple ways of using Reiki. Sat., June 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Pamela at 660-5703 to register.

Meditation Seminar on the Inner Light and Sound, East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Free. An overview of the spiritual life of Sant Baljit Singh with a practical sitting and meditation based on his teachings. Sun., June 26, 2 p.m. Call 888/297-1715 for more.

Ayurveda: Ancient Science of Health Care, Maharishi Enlightenment Center, 1068 Elkton Dr. Free. Learn about Ayurveda from Jagdish Vaidya, former director of one of the largest Ayurveda clinics in the world. Sun., June 26, 7:30-9 p.m. Call 532-0420 for more.

National HIV Testing Day, El Paso County Health Dept. Free HIV testing in conjunction with National HIV Testing Day. Mon., June 27, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 578-3148 for an appointment.

Enlightenment for You: Peace for the World, Maharishi Enlightenment Center, 1068 Elkton Dr. Free. Learn the philosophy and research behind the development of higher states of consciousness and scientifically proven technologies that can prevent terrorism and create lasting world peace. Wed., June 29, 7:30 p.m. Call 532-0420 for more.

The Real Causes of Arthritis, East Library, Conference Room 1, 5550 N. Union Blvd. $10. Joel Klein, M.D., speaks about the dangers of conventional treatment, the success of holistic integrated treatment and the possible underlying causes of arthritis. Thurs., June 30, 5:30-6:45 p.m. Call 457-0330 for more.

College Pharmacy Seminars, 3505 Austin Bluffs Pkwy., Suite 101. Free. Seminars are followed by a Q&A session. Menopause, Tues., July 12, 7 p.m. Call 262-0022 ext. 179 for more.

Sam's Club Health Fair, 1850 E. Woodmen Rd. Free. Join Beth-el College of Nursing and local vendors for an afternoon of educational fun. Learn healthy lifestyle practices, blood pressure and BMI screenings and giveaways. Sat., July 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 210-2785 for more.

Vipassana Buddhist Meditation, Rocky Mountain Insight, 2525 W. Pikes Peak Ave., Ste. A. Donations accepted. Sundays, silent meditation 9-10 a.m.; Wednesdays, silent sit from 7-8:30 p.m., required orientation at 6:15 p.m.; Fridays, guided lovingkindness from noon to 12:50. For more call 473-7609.

American Red Cross Health and Safety Training, 1040 S. 8th St. $30-$50. First aid, CPR, babysitter's training, infant and child CPR and more. Classes starting weekly. For details and to register, call 632-3563.

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