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Pikes Peak Library District Programs, various library locations in the region. Call 531-6333 for more. Adult programs: The Five States of Colorado Film Screening, "Can You Not Give Up Some" Historical Puppetry, Basic Legal Research, Warped! Amazing Race, Minding Your Business, Talk English! and more. Senior programs: Serious History Buffs, 55+ Computer Classes, AARP Mature Safe Driver, World War II Reflections, Senior Lunch & A Movie, Soap Making and more. Children's programs: Here Be Dragons, A Dramatic Feast, Royal Romp, Creatures in the Castle, Inspector Magic's Magical Quest, Dragon's Tears with Beth Epley, Joelle the Jester, Celebrate Difference, A Clown for all Ages and more.

Lifelong Learning Programs with D11, including Pressed Flowers, Tennis, Felted Tote Bag, Watercolors, Components of a Successful Website, Entrepreneurship, Your Financial Future, Computers, Cooking and Baking, Bellydance, Deer Resistant Gardening, Home Repair and more. Classes begin in June and run $10-$39. Visit or call 520-2384 for more.

First Time Filmmakers Boot Camp, Two Tickets Productions, 3415 Chelton Loops South. Learn to make your own film from a director with over 30 years experience in the film industry. See your project go from script to screen. Call 748-7497 or visit for more.

Nature Wildflower Photo Shoot with professional photographer Kenneth Wajda. At various locations around Colorado Springs, you will take photographs in the field while Wajda answers questions, offers tips and assist you. Sundays, 5 a.m. through November. Call 783-9283 for more.

Looking for more Lectures and Learning opportunities? Check out our full online version of the community calendar at, click on "Calendar" on the left hand side of the page!

Local Herb Slide Show and Herb Walk, 7834 N. Academy Blvd. $2-$6. Slide show on Thurs., June 16, 7 p.m. Herb walk with Chris Frederick, author of A Complete Amateur Botanist's Guide to Plant Identification on Sat., June 18, 9 a.m. to noon. Call 533-0707 or visit to register by June 12.

Wilderness First Aid Course, Renaissance Academy Environmental Center, 2760 Fieldstone Rd. The Wilderness Medicine Institute teaches this course to prepare backcountry travelers to appropriately and safely handle emergencies in a wilderness setting. June 18-19, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 475-2510 for more.

Celtic Fire & the World of Faerie Open Forum, Celebration Conscious Living Store, 2209 W. Colorado Ave. Free. Irish mystic Aine Armour-Barrett speaks on her recent journey to Ireland, shares her love of nature and nature spirits and teaches about Celtic ancestors. Mon., June 20, 7-9 p.m. Call 634-1855 for more.

Women's Beginner Bicycle Clinic, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. Free, reservations required. Learn about tune-ups, finding the right bike for you and more. Wed., June 22, 6-8 p.m. Call 385-7431 for more.

Bicycling Bhutan, Bicycle Village, 5660 N. Academy Blvd. Free. Jenny Skorcz will share her pictures and stories from her bicycling trip in Bhutan, where she was the only female cyclist to complete the historic trip. Thurs., June 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call 265-9347 for more.

Weekend Geology Field Trip for adults through Colorado's Rift Zone. $65 plus lodging. Prior geology experience not required. June 25-26. Register by June 21 at 687-1229.

Ghost Hunter University, The Hearthstone Inn, 506 N. Cascade Ave., 473-4413. $79. A seminar on the tools and tricks of the trade, led by professional ghosthunters, followed by a dinner, the haunted history of the inn and a full-ghost tour of the Hearthstone. Sat., June 28.

Colorado Geology Class and Field Trip for adults, class runs July 5-Aug. 2 on Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $68. A Saturday field trip that spans four counties is $48. Call 687-1229 to register.

Renaissance Academy Environmental Lecture Series. Speakers will enrich outdoor experiences, enhance understanding of environmental issues and motivate various outdoor pursuits. Backpacker Magazine's Get Out More! Road Team, June 18, 1 p.m. Full Moon Hike, June 22. The Human Footprint, June 18, 6:30 p.m. The Art of Tying Flies, July 5, 6:30 p.m. Teaching Ecology, July 8-9. Call 475-2510 or visit to register.

Memorial Hospital Events, 1400 E. Boulder St., call 365-2438 for more. Classes offered include: sensational sitters, healthy habits for weight loss, tai chi, massage for couples, communication for couples, smoking cessation, yoga for beginners, intermediate yoga and yoga for seniors. Call 444-CARE for more on classes.

Colorado College Programs: call 389-6607 for more info. Juneteenth Celebration, Sat., June 18, all day. Kent Nelson Literary Reading, Tues., June 21, 7:30 p.m. Festival Orchestra Concert, Fri., June 24, 7:30 p.m. Student Concerto Reading, Sat., June 25, 3 p.m. Kafka on Ice, June 25-26, 7:30 p.m. Music at Midday, Mon., June 27, 12:15 p.m. Festival Artists Concert, Mon., June 27, 7:30 p.m. Children's Concert, Tues., June 28, 10:30 a.m. Music at Midday, Tues., June 28, 12:15 p.m. Film: Nanook of the North, Tues., June 28, 7 p.m. Music at Midday, Wed., June 29, 12:15 p.m. Music at Midday, Thurs., June 30, 12:15 p.m. Festival Artists Concert, Thurs., June 30, 7:30 p.m.

PILLAR Classes, call 633-4991 for locations and more info. Classes for June include Balance Seminar, Computer Fundamentals, Roads Yet to Be Traveled, Digital Photography, Tour of the St. Mary's Cathedral, The Supremes!, Historic Neighborhood Stroll through Colorado College Campus, Beginning Mountain (Lap) Dulcimer, The Nuremberg Trials, Historical Denver, Travelogue of Eastern Europe, Lions and Tigers and Bears Oh My, The Penrose-St. Francis Story.

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