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click to enlarge Space: The Final Frontier, PPCC Centennial Campus, - 5675 S. Academy Blvd. Free. Flying Saucers are Real on - Thurs., March 23, 7 p.m. Call 540-7106 for more - information.
  • Space: The Final Frontier, PPCC Centennial Campus, 5675 S. Academy Blvd. Free. Flying Saucers are Real on Thurs., March 23, 7 p.m. Call 540-7106 for more information.

"Space: The Final Frontier," PPCC Centennial Campus, 5675 S. Academy Blvd. Free. "Flying Saucers Are Real" on Thurs., March 23, 7 p.m. Call 540-7106 for more information.

"History of the Manitou Soda Springs & Spa Building," Congregational Church Community Hall, 103 Pawnee Ave., Manitou Springs. Deborah Harrison lectures at 3 p.m. on Sun., March 26. Call 685-5089 for more.

"How to Survive Spiritually in These Times," ECKANKAR Center, 1685 W. Uintah Ave. Free. Discussion to take place on Sun., March 26 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Call 578-1470 for more.

"Alternatively-Religioned: Know Your Rights," Celebration Conscious Living Store, 2209 W. Colorado Ave. Attorney Kate Harvey will present on knowing one's rights in the face of discrimination. Mon., March 27, 7-9 p.m. Call 634-1855 for more.

Native American Student Union 15th Annual Heritage Week, various venues on the CC campus. Free. Mon., March 27 through Fri., March 31. Call 389-6607 for more information.

"Early Childhood Development: Economic Development with a High Public Return," Antlers Hilton Heritage Ballroom, 4 S. Cascade Ave. $25. Economic Analyst Rob Grunewald will speak on Thurs., March 30 at noon. RSVP by Mon., March 27. Call Shannon at 475-6455 for more information.

Learning Unlimited Lecture Series, Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Free. Nettie Ausborn from Golden Circle Nutrition Program will speak on the nutritional needs of seniors. Call 535-2646 for more.

Hadassah Educational Forum, East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Dr. Herbert Siegel and Cirel Egelman will speak on avian flu and intelligent design on Thurs., March 30 from 6:30-8 p.m. Call 488-2144 for more.

Mars Update at 60 Minutes in Space, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, 201 S. Fairview St., Woodland Park. $5 for non-members. Dr Dimitri Klebe from Denver's Museum of Nature and Science will discuss the Mars Mission on Fri., March 31 at 6 p.m. Call 719/686-1820 for more.

"Xeriscape: Celebrating 25 years " Where Do We Go From Here?" All Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon St. Free. Ann Seymour speaks on growing awareness of water-wise gardening on Sat., April 1 from 10-11 a.m. Call 594-0262 for more.

Colorado Geology Class, $68. Five classes on Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. happen between March 28 and April 25. Call Sheila at 687-1229 to find out details for a Saturday field trip or more information.

"Planning for a Possible Flu Pandemic and Other Emergencies," Regional Building Center, 2880 International Circle. Attend this free health briefing on Mon., April 3 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Call 578-3199 for more.

"10 Easy Indoor Home Repairs That You Can Do Yourself," New Life Church, World Prayer Center, 11025 Voyager Parkway. $10. As part of the Dinner & a Speaker series, attend this informational meeting. Mon., April 3, 6-8 p.m. Call 338-2005 for more.

Learn the Basics of Global Positioning Systems, Renaissance Academy, 2760 Fieldstone Road. Free. Bill Houghton will guide a class on Tues., April 4 from 6:30-8 p.m. Call 475-2510 for more.

"America's Evolving Democracy," Penrose House, 1661 Mesa Ave. Free. Chris Gates, President of the National Civic League, will present on Wed., April 5 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Call 577-7014 for more.

"Blue Meanie Memories: Peregrine Falcons in the Southwest," CC Gaylord Hall, 902 N. Cascade Ave. $12. Join Jim Enderson at the Aficionados Luncheon on Wed., April 5 at noon for a lecture and book signing. Call 389-6649 by Mon., April 3 to make reservations.

Stand-up comedy workshop, Loonee's Comedy Corner, 1305 N. Academy Blvd., $5 per workshop. An intensive stand-up workshop taught by award winning comic Gary Wilson. Sundays through June 15, 6-7 p.m. Call 632-7509 for more.

Sunrise Church events, 2655 Briargate Blvd., 598-7013. "Fresh Start" divorce recovery workshop through April 27 on Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m.

"Healthy Children, Healthy Planet," Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission, 214 E. Vermijo Ave. Discuss the powerful fusion of pop culture and peer influence on today's children. Thursdays from 7-8:15 p.m. through April 13. Call 632-6189 for more.

Glen Eyrie Castle and Conference Center events, Glen Eyrie Conference Center, 3820 N. 30th St. $88-$158. "King Me: A Conference for Fathers of Boys" on April 7-8. "The Power of a Positive Woman" on April 28-30. Conference fees include all meals and materials. Reservations required. Call 800/944-4536 for more.

The Wedding Crash Course, 1524 N. Nevada Ave., Free. Topics for wedding preparation include photography, flowers, invitations and more. April 11 and May 3, from 6-7 p.m. Call 471-9086 to make reservations.

Free Laughter Sessions, Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Be silly and laugh with others. Meets Tuesdays, 12:30-1 p.m. on March 28 and April 25. Call Cheryl at 634-8932 for more.

PILLAR Lifelong Learning Classes, various locations, call 633-4991 to register. Featuring classes on computers, the weather, health, Shakespeare, spiritual growth, movies, fossils, and more.

"The National Parks of the Canadian Rockies," Wyndham Hotel, 5580 Tech Center Drive. $5. Kent Taylor presents a Canadian Rockies travelogue on Sun., April 9 from 2:15-3:45 p.m. Call 572-5739 for more.

"Classic Literature Equals Great Movies," Kraemer Family Library, third floor, UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Free. This lecture series examines Jane Austen's works as relative to the big screen. April 9, 23 and 30, 2 p.m. Call Tom at 262-3439 for more.

"Pandemic? The Lessons from SARS," Rocky Mountain Ballroom, Broadmoor West, 1 Lake Circle. $20-$27. Andrew Thomas Price-Smith, professor of Environmental Science, will lecture Tues., April 11 at noon. Reserve a spot by April 6 at 579-8443.

"Maximizing Your Website's Success," Phantom Canyon, 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $25-$35. The Pikes' Peak Advertising Federation will host Bob Shin to speak on web resources and more. Wed., April 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Register by April 5 with Kevin at 487-8512.

The Bronte Sisters, UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. As part of the Curiosity Unlimited Lecture Series, Susan Taylor will discuss the contribution of these sisters to literature. Fri., April 14, 10 a.m. Call 262-300 for more.

Songwriting Workshop, La Veda School of Arts, La Veta. $180. Chicago blues artist Ken Saydak teaches the skills. Sat., April 22 and Sun., April 23. Call 719/742-5193 for more.

"The Effects of El Nino and La Nina on SE Colorado Weather," Mountain Park Environmental Center, 9161 Mountain Park Road, Beulah. Free. Bill Fortune from the National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration discusses this topic on Thurs., April 27 at 7 p.m. Call 719/485-4444 for more.

"The Organic Baby," Beidleman Environmental Center, 740 W. Caramillo St. $20. The Catamount Institute is hosting Full Spectrum Nutrition founders for a workshop on healthy children on Sat., April 29 from 1-4 p.m. Call 471-0190 for more or visit catamountinstitute.org for more.

Hispanic Culture in Colorado, Edelweiss Restaurant, 34 E. Ramona Ave. As part of the Curiosity Unlimited Lecture Series, Fernando Feliu-Mogal will address this topic over lunch. Fri., May 12. Call 262-300 for more.

Zebulon Montgomery Pike Bicentennial Symposium, East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Free. A full day of lectures on various topics happens on Sat., June 3 from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Call 531-6333, ext. 2253 for more.

2006 Colorado Xeriscape Garden Tours, to be held July 8-9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit coloradogardenclubs.org for location and ticket information.

SCORE Starting A Small Business for Military Personnel, a four-hour workshop to answer basic questions for military personnel considering leaving the service and starting a small business. Classes on May 3, 9, 23, Aug. 2, 8, 29, Nov. 1, 7, 14. Call 636-3074 for more.

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