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Learning Photoshop Basics I, Pro Image, 2835 N. Academy Blvd. $10 per class. Offering a six-part Adobe Photoshop course, from basics to advanced through June 7, Wed., 6:30-8 p.m. Call 574-3535 to sign up.

An Intimate Evening with Ranjanaa Devi and the Nataraj Dancers, CC Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St. Free. Devi will present "Looking Back and Forward: Classic Dance in India," followed by a dance performance to highlight the tradition. Thurs., May 4, 7:30 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.

Sex Education for the Real World, Gill Foundation Community Room, 315 E. Costilla St. $50. Offering a 16-hour program on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 7-9 p.m., May 11 through June 27. Call 630-2131 for more.

Building Healthy Families in the Community, Rocky Mountain Calvary Chapel, 4285 N. Academy Blvd. $45-$175. Attend a five-week course on attachment and bonding from a broad perspective. Fridays through May 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 632-3204 for more.

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.

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

Colorado Geology Class and Field Trip For Adults, various locations. $68. Learn about Colorado's landscape and take a field trip. May 3-31. Call Sheila at 687-1229 for more.

"Baby Boomers: Helping Yourself, Helping Your Parents, Helping Your Children," Lake Terrace Dining Room at the Broadmoor Main, 1 Lake Ave. $10 parking fee, free lecture. Mark Zener and Patti Auxier will present on economic realities, pre-caregiving planning and more. Thurs., May 4, 5:30-8 p.m. Call 635-9057 for more.

Mountain Chalet Free Slide Shows, Mountain Chalet, 226 N. Tejon St. David Weinstein presents "Best Loop Hikes of Colorado," Thurs., May 4, 7 p.m. Bill Houghton presents "Trekking Peru," Thurs., May 11, 7 p.m. Call 633-0732 for more.

Fluency Fast, St. Paul's Conference Center, 9 El Pomar Road. $149. Learn a foreign language in only three days with Karen Rowan. May 4-6, Thurs. and Fri., 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sat., 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 633-6000 or visit for more.

"Getting What You Want: Job Seeking in a Changing World," Manitou Springs Public Library, 701 Manitou Ave. Free. Dee Funkhouser presents this lecture. Tues., May 9, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 685-5206 for more.

Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop, Renaissance Academy, 2760 Fieldstone Road. Free. Learn about trail ethics. Tues., May 9, 6:30-8 p.m. Call 475-2510 for more.

REI and Catamount Institute Geocaching Clinic and Outing, REI, 1376 E. Woodmen Road and Catamount Institute, 3168 County Road 28, Woodland Park. $20-$25. Learn to use a GPS at a two-part workshop. May 11, 7-8:30 p.m., and May 13, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 471-0910, ext. 105 by May 8 to register.

"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 262-3450 for more.

"Unlocking the Mystery of a Cripple Creek Businessman," Old Colorado City History Center, 1 S. 24th St. President of the Pikes Peak Fountain Library District Cal Otto will lecture on a 19th-century clothing merchant in Cripple Creek. Fri., May 12, 11 a.m. Call 636-1225 for more.

"China: Challenges and Opportunities for Colorado Springs," Broadmoor International Center, 1 Lake Circle. $35. Dr. Richard Kwor will lecture on our local tie to China. Tues., May 16. Call 575-4314 or visit for more.

"Has Pike Peaked," Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 217 S. Tejon St. Free. Dr. Michael Olsen will present on Zebulon Pike's role in American culture. Sat., May 20, 2 p.m. Call 385-5990 for more.

Zebulon Montgomery Pike Bicentennial Symposium, East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Free. A full day of lectures on various topics, Sat., June 3, 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 for location and ticket information.

2nd Annual TCA Summer Institute, 975 Stout Road. Offering various classes and workshops June 13-30. Call 488-6295 for more.

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 May 3, 9, 23, Aug. 2, 8, 29, Nov. 1, 7, 14. Call 636-3074 for more.

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