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click to enlarge Colorado Geology Class and Field Trip, class - runs on five - Wednesdays beginning Aug. 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $68. A - Saturday field trip through four counties is $48. Call - 687-1229 to register.
  • Colorado Geology Class and Field Trip, class runs on five Wednesdays beginning Aug. 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $68. A Saturday field trip through four counties is $48. Call 687-1229 to register.

Pikes Peak Library District Programs, various library locations in the region. Call 531-6333 for more. Adult programs: Investment Tools, Magnolias in Colorado, Westlaw Class for Attorneys, Digitizing 101, Manga and Anime Club, Master Gardener Plant Clinic, Book Clubs and more. Senior programs: 55+ Computer Classes; AARP Mature Safe Driver; World War II Reflections; Senior Lunch & A Movie; Socrates Caf and more. Children's programs: Children's Yoga; Dewey's Birthday Party, Storytime, Toddler Time, Hora de Cuentos, Reading Buddies and more.

Lifelong Learning Programs with D-11, 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. Visit or call 520-2384 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 assists you. Sundays, 5 a.m. through November. Call 783-9283 for more.

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Scrapbook Discovery Day, Michael's Arts and Crafts Store, 2140 Southgate Rd. An interactive experience for beginning scrapbookers with free activities and demonstrations. Sat., Aug. 27, 1-5 p.m. Call Michele at 475-7580 for more.

Celtic Fire and Faerie Weekend Workshop, Celebration Community Room, 2207 W. Colorado Ave. $99. Explore the world of Faerie and how to connect with the Faerie Realm, learn to perform the Ritual of the Faerie Ring of the Green World, activate the Light Codes with them. Aug. 27-28. Call Debora at 635-3125 for more.

Four Noble Truths of Buddhism Course, sponsored by Rocky Mountain Insight. $75. Classes Begin Sept. 12, call Michele at 685-9054 to register by Sept. 6.

Biodiesel Workshop, LJE Warehouse, 1134 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. $10 donation requested. Learn how to make fuel from recycled grease. Sun., Aug. 28, noon to 4 p.m. Call Robin at 632-6189 or Niki at 651-8816 for more.

Sacred Milks from Animals Open Forum, Celebration Conscious Living Store, 2209 W. Colorado Ave. Free. Experience life-changing shifts in physical and emotional symptoms by taking homeopathic preparations of mother's milk from an animal whose energy you need, such as a lion or dolphin. Mon., Aug. 29, 7-9 p.m. Call 634-1855 for more.

Colorado Geology Class and Field Trip, class runs on five Wednesdays beginning Aug. 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $68. A Saturday field trip through four counties is $48. Call 687-1229 to register.

Love and Logic Parenting Classes, classes start Sept. 13 and are available on Tuesdays, Thursdays, or a refresher course on Mondays. Costs vary, call Alice at 685-4524 or visit for more.

Work "On" Your Business, Not "In" It, presented by the Gateman Institute. Featuring classes, mastermind groups, individual business coaching and more. Classes start Tues., Sept. 6. Call Nancy at 630-3457 for more or visit

Living the Questions: Christian Study Course, First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave. $50. Bring intelligence and faith together to interpret God's word and better understand God's message and purpose for our lives. Wednesdays, Sept. 7-Nov. 30, 6-8 p.m. Call 633-8888 to register.

Benet Hill Center Events, 2577 N. Chelton Rd. Classes offered include: Scripture, running Sept. 8-April 27. Benedictine Spiritual Formation Program, running Sept.-May. Centering Prayer runs Sat., Sept. 10, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spiritual Journey Course 1, runs Sept. 20-Oct. 26. Call 473-6184 to register or for more info.

Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth Classes, a twelve-week childbirth class for couples seeking either a home or hospital birth. Runs Wed., Sept. 14-Dec. 14, 6:30-9 p.m. Call 282-0286 or visit for more.

PPCC Women's Re-Entry Program, free and informal workshops. Basic Academic Survival Skills: Aug. 26, 6-7:30 p.m.; Aug. 27, 9-10:30 a.m.; Sept. 3, 3-9 p.m. Career Services: Sept. 26, 1-3 p.m.; Sept. 29, 6-9 p.m. Nutrition and Stress Release: Oct. 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Oct. 27, 1-3 p.m. Social Networking: Sept. 8, 4-6 p.m.; Oct. 13, 2-4 p.m.; Nov. 10, 2-4 p.m. Call 540-7501 for more info.

PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning, call 633-4991 for locations and registration. Prevention and Treatment of Common Musculoskeletal Problems, Aug. 29. Computer Security, Aug. 30-31.

Renaissance Academy Environmental Lecture Series. Speakers will enrich outdoor experiences, enhance understanding of environmental issues and motivate various outdoor pursuits. Living with Lions and Bears, Aug. 30. Fraternizing with Fossils, Sept. 6. Reading and Riding the Rivers, Sept. 13. Full Moon Hike, Sept. 18. Taking the Wild Out of Fire, Sept. 20. Responsible Outdoor Recreation, Sept. 27. Call 475-2510 or visit to register.

Colorado College Events, call 389-6607 for more info. Featuring Film ohne Titel on Tues., Sept. 6. Hallo Fraulein on Tues., Sept. 13, 7 p.m. Gary Gildner & Conrad Hilberry Reading on Tues., Sept. 13, 7 p.m. Malaria as a Metaphor of Moral and Political Responsibilities and Problems on Wed., Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m. Rally to Support Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act on Wed., Sept. 21, noon. Thomas Franks Lecture, Wed., Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m. Van Briggle Memorial Pottery Tour, Sat., Sept. 24, 9 a.m.

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