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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.

Lifelong Learning Programs with D11, including Watercolor, Entrepreneurship, Mosaics, Cake Decorating, Mah Jongg, Automotive for Women, Chess, Basic Home Repair and more. Classes begin the first week in April. Visit www.d11.org/communityed or call 520-2384 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. Curtis Prints: Wife of Moon by Margaret Coel on Sun., April 3. For reservations, call 303/697-2282.

Women's Re-entry Program, Pikes Peak Community College is offering a series of fun and informative workshops designed for women returning to college after being out of school for several years. Meet other women who are making life-changing decisions and transitioning. Call 540-7501 to sign up.

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 687-1229 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.

There's No Crying In Baseball, PPCC Rampart Range Campus, 11195 Highway 83. Free. Ruth Davis, former member of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League speaks about her experiences. Wed., March 30, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Call 540-7106 for more.

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.

Beekeeping 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.

Buddhism, Four Noble Truths Class, 2525 W. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite B. $85. Lucinda Green, Ph.D. instructs using What the Buddha Taught by Walpole Rahula. Register by April 1 for April 5-May 17 class on Tuesday evenings (except May 3,) 6:30-8 p.m. Call Carol at 473-7609 for more.

Grant Writing Seminar, Comfort Inn North, 6450 Corporate Center Dr. Don Myers, author of The Joy of Writing Grants speaks. Wed., April 6, 9 a.m. Call 888/829-0837 to register.

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. Nrityagram Dance Ensemble, Sun., April 3, 8 p.m. The Courage to Care, Wed., April 6, 7 p.m. War and Peace, film discussion, Sun., April 10, 7 p.m.

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 April include Wine Appreciation, Fabulous 1950's, The World According to Missionary Kids, The Depression Debate, Downsizing Made Easy, A Brief History of Colorado Springs, What the Bleep Do We Know, Quakers Then and Now, Sister Cities.

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