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click to enlarge Patricia Verdugo Aguirre Talk, CCs Worner Center, - Gaylord Hall, 902 N. Cascade Ave. Author of Chile, - Pinochet, and the Caravan of Death speaks on Human - Rights in Chile: A Theme of Yesterday and Tomorrow. - Mon., April 4, 7:30 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.
  • Patricia Verdugo Aguirre Talk, CCs Worner Center, Gaylord Hall, 902 N. Cascade Ave. Author of Chile, Pinochet, and the Caravan of Death speaks on Human Rights in Chile: A Theme of Yesterday and Tomorrow. Mon., April 4, 7:30 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.

Pikes Peak Library District Programs, various library locations in the region. Call 531-6333 for more. Adult Programs in March: Minding your business, Investment tools at your library, Genealogy level III, Spring BIG Book Sale on April 1-3. Senior Programs in March: Folksinger Steve Morrow, Case De Cerro Apartments Book Club, Senior Synergy, Senior Lunch and a movie, AARP Mature safe driving program. Children's Programs in March: Chicken Little and the Bubbalicious Sky with Patti Smithsonian, Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta music, Johnny Appleseed's day off, Art from Square One, CIRKOO!, Family night and more.

Globalization and Its Critics, Justice and Peace Commissoin, 214 E. Vermijo St. $35 donation includes booklet, scholarships avail. This course addresses broad implications of globalization, a force shaping our world, society and local communities. Running on ten Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m, beginning soon. Call 632-6189 to register.

Lifelong Learning Programs with D11, including Managing rental property, Planting trees & shrubs, Button flower pots, Fold leaf techniques, Mat board cutting intro and more. Classes begin March 8-31. Visit or call 520-2384 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. April 26, May 10, June 28, 6-7 p.m. Call 260-9515 to register.

Mineral Springs Foundation Historical Speakers, Community Congregational Church, Manitou Springs, 103 Pawnee Ave., 685-5255. Free, all at 3 p.m. 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. April 5, May 3, June 7, 6 p.m. Call 800/665-7051 ext. 350 for more

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

An Intimate Evening with Carl Jung, Unity Church in the Rockies, 1945 Mesa Rd. $15. A fun evening of entertainment. Fri., March 18, 7:30-9 p.m. Call 471-4556 for more.

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How Past Lives Affect Us Today and What to Do About It, East Library, Community Room II, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Free. Sat., March 19, 1-2 p.m. Call 578-1470 for more.

Women of the Santa Fe Trail, Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St. Dr. Michael Olsen and Patricia Olsen, members of the Santa Fe Trail Association present this talk. Sat., March 19, 2 p.m. Call 385-5990 to reserve a space.

International Adoptions Seminar, East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Frank Adoption Center offers an informational session. Wed., March 23, 6-8 p.m. Call 301/682-5025 to reserve a spot.

Designing an Herb Garden, All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 730 N. Tejon St. $5. Tammi Hartung, medical herbalist and organic grower of Desert Canyon Farm speaks. Sat., March 26, 1:30 p.m. Call 475-0250 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., March 26, 2 p.m. The Ghost Hunter Experience, go on a ghost-tour of the Inn, four-course dinner, Sat., March 26, 8 p.m. Call 473-4413 for reservations and information.

Colorado Geology Class & Field Trip for adults. Class runs on five Tuesdays starting March 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $68. Field trip will be an all day Saturday event, $48. Call 687-1129 to register.

Aficionados Luncheon, CC's Worner Center, Gaylor Rm. $12 includes buffet lunch. Professor Richard Hilt discusses Where am I? What time is it? Southwest Native American Astronomy. Fri., April 1, noon. Make reservations at 389-6649 by Wed., March 30.

Anthropology Lectures, UCCS University Center, rm. 122, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Free. Dr. Fred Coolidge speaks on The Personality of Neanderthals on Thurs., April 7, 7 p.m. Dr. Margaret Van Ness speaks on Ethnobotany on Thurs., April 14, 7 p.m. Call 232-9356 for more.

Bee Keeping School, Masonic Temple, 455 El Paso Blvd. $35 per person or family. A two-part course on all aspects of beekeeping in the Pikes Peak region. Sat., April 2, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sun., April 8, 8 a.m. to noon. Call 632-0075 for more.

Crime Prevention Seminar, Matsumara Seito Karate & Kobudo, 1587 York Rd. Free. The National Rifle Association's Refuse to be a Victim program conducts a crime prevention seminar. Registration required. Sat., April 9, 1 p.m. Call Lori at 444-7276 to register.

W.I.N.G.S. Workshop, Black Forest Community Center, Corner of Black Forest and Shoup Rds. $20/week. A 6-week life planning workshop for women to give them focus, structure and support necessary to help them plan and achieve their goals. Mondays, April 4-May 9, 10 a.m. to noon. Register at 495-3653.

Colorado College Events, various locations, call 389-6607 for more. Land, Wealth and Food: Why Black Farms Matter and Why They are Under Attack lecture, Thurs., March 31, 3 p.m. Nick Kotz lecture, Thurs., March 31, 8 p.m.

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: John Glerach signs Still Life with Brook Trout on Fri., April 8 at 7 p.m. Kacy Barnett-Gramckow signs Crown in the Stars on Sat., April 23, 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, yoga for seniors, aromatherapy and more. Call 444-CARE for more on classes.

PILLAR Classes, call 633-4991 for locations and more info. Classes for March include Where is War Heading in the Future and What is the US Role in Maintaining Order?, For the Boys -- Movie Discussion with Warren Epstein and Ira Rosenbaum, Photo Op II a Digital Step Beyond and more.

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