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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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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.

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.

Deep Ecology, Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission, 214 E. Vermijo St. $35. Learn about the interconnectedness of all life. Runs Thursdays, Sept. 8-Nov. 3, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 632-6189 to register.

Benet Hill Center Events, 2577 N. Chelton Road. Classes offered include: Scripture, running Sept. 8-April 27. Benedictine Spiritual Formation Program, running September through 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.

If Walls Could Talk: Preserving Family Histories, Old Colorado City History Center, 1 S. 24th St. Free. Alma Moser gives advice and examples on how to create your personal legacy. Fri., Sept. 9, 11 a.m. Call 636-1225 for more.

Curiosity Unlimited Programs, UCCS University Center, Room 116, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Featuring Samuel White speaking on "Golf Management Program and UCCS" on Fri., Sept. 9, 9:30 a.m. Perrin Cunningham speaks on "History of the Heller Center" on Oct. 14, 9:30 a.m. Call Pauleta at 598-3020 for more.

Enos Mills: Rocky Mountain Naturalist, DOW Offices, 4255 Sinton Road. Free. John Stansfield, storyteller, naturalist and writer, performs as "The Father of Rocky Mountain National Park." Followed by a Q&A. Tues., Sept. 13, 7 p.m. Call LeAnna at 481-0085 for more.

PPCC Women's Re-Entry Program, free and informal workshops. 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.

Pikes Peak Library District Programs for teens and adults include: Investment Tools, Computer Classes, Minding Your Business, Talk Spanish!, Talk English!, Master Gardener Clinic, Manga and Anime Club, several book groups and more. Programs for seniors: Nature Printing, AARP Mature Safe Driving Program, Japanese Tea Ceremony, Socrates Caf, Serious History Buffs, several book groups and more. Programs for children: Puppy Power, Fiesta Nuestra!, Tree Rings, Library Luau, Snuggle Up, Hora de Cuentos, Paws to Read, Children's Yoga, School Tools and more.

PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning, call 633-4991 for locations and registration. Mata Ortiz Pottery on Sept. 8. Artist Carl G. Lotave and the Pikes Peak Summit Graveyard on Sept. 9. Oh, My Aching Back! on Sept. 14. Crystal Park During Aspen Season on Sept. 28.

Renaissance Academy Environmental Lecture Series. Speakers will enrich outdoor experiences, enhance understanding of environmental issues and motivate various outdoor pursuits. "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 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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