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Black Elk Speaks Again: the Native American Essence of Pikes Peak, a Spirit of Nature program with author Celinda Reynolds Kaelin. At the Catamount Institute, Woodland Park. Register at 471-0910. Sat., Sept. 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Landscape and the Built Environment 2002-2003 lecture series at Colorado College features Herbert Gottfried, landscape architecture professor at Cornell, discussing "Landscape as Souvenir" on Tues., Sept. 17, 7:30 p.m. in McHugh Commons. Call 389-6607.

Broadmoor Garden Club lectures at Penrose House, 1661 Mesa Ave. $5, 471-2148. On Sat., Sept. 14. At 11 a.m.: Angela Ovary, "Getting the Most From Your Fall Garden." At 12:30 p.m.: Jolee Thompson, " Branches, Berries and Blooms." At 2:30 p.m.: Photographer Charles Mahan, "Secret Gardens of Santa Fe." [Lectures in conjunction with Flower Show, see Livelong Days, page 21]

Herbal Workshop with Katherine Cox featuring a plant identification walk and hands-on making of salves, lotions and more at Mountain Park Environmental Center, Beulah. $75 include materials, 719/485-4444. Registration required. Sat., Sept. 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wildlife Watch, with the Colorado Division of Wildlife. Learn how to spot wildlife, discover habitats and use binoculars and field guides. At Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Cañon Road. $15 per family. 227-5221. Sat., Sept. 14, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Investment Tools at Your Library, learn how to research a company (online and otherwise) for possible investing. At the Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Sat., Sept. 14, and Wed., Sept. 25, 8:30 a.m. For more, 531-6333 Ext. 2308.

Divorce workshop "Starting Over" at Woodmen Valley Chapel. $35 for weekend workshop Fri.-Sat., Sept. 13-14 and seven consecutive Tuesday nights beginning Sept. 17, 6:30 p.m. For more, call 599-8652, Ext. 164.

Ethics & Values: The Roots of Sustainability, sponsored by the Pikes Peak Sustainable Business Network, a program of The Catamount Institute and the Clean Air Campaign, at the Center for Creative Leadership, 850 Leader Way, south of 8th Street Wal-Mart). $15 for PPSBN members, $20 for nonmembers. Wed., Sept. 18, 4:30 to 6 p.m., with a "Best Practices" open forum from 6 to 7 p.m. 471-2025.

Small Business Development Center offering workshops for new and existing businesses. $35 each. On Sept. 12: Smart Marketing for Small Businesses. On Sept. 17: The Basics of Bookkeeping. On Sept. 24: Financial Tools and Techniques for Expanding Businesses. On Sept. 25: How to Do Business with the Government. On Sept. 26: Funding Your Business.

Creative Budgeting seminar by Pinnacle Financial Concepts, at 4360 Montebello Dr. Suite 850, $5. On Thurs., Sept. 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and again from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dinner seminar on Fri., Sept. 20 at Colorado Springs Country Club from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; $25, includes dinner; reservations required, 260-9800.

Financial Education Series, at the Colo. State Univ. Cooperative Extension, 305 S. Union Blvd. $35. Includes Introduction to Financial Management, Creating a Spending Plan, Debt Management and more. Wed nights, Sept. 18 & 25, Oct 2-16, 5:45-8 p.m. To enroll, 636-8920.

Minding Your Business, a free tour of the Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., of the business resources available there. Sat., Sept. 21, 8:30 a.m. For more, 531-6333 Ext. 2308.

Health Care for All Colorado will conduct a speaker event at the IBEW Local 113 at 2150 Naegle Raod. (south on 21st from U.S. 24) on Wed., Sept. 25, 7 p.m. HCAC consists of physicians, citizen groups, individuals and businesses organized to bring a single payment system of health care that promises to include all of Colorados citizens. Ron Forthover, Green Party candidate for governor and Bruce Robinson will present. For more, contact Jim at 477-9651.

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