Microsoft Technical Sales for Technical Specialists, Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Dr. Free. Tues., Oct. 28, 1-5 p.m. Attendees will be able to learn, connect and interact with a Microsoft technology professional while networking with other participants. For more, call 1-877-359-5901
Renaissance Academy Open House, 1010 Darby St., Free. Open house to introduce the programs, which focus on gifted and talented education for preschool through 8th grade. Teachers and admissions staff will be present. Thurs., Oct. 16, 6:30-8 p.m. Call 475-2510 for more information.
Got Power?, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave Free. A seminar to use the power you already have to change your life and the lives of others. Sat., Oct. 25, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call Pikes Peak Family Connections at 442-6337.
HUNA Study Group, First Sunday every month, 7pm. Next meeting Oct. 5. Spiritual exercises from the ancient path of HUNA that can show you how you connect with your higher self. HUNA is beautiful in its simplicity and can offer immediate results in positive and productive ways to change your life. For more, call 719-593-9511.
Community Partnership for Child Development has openings available for the 2003-2004 school year in free preschool programs such as Head Start and Early Head Start. Children birth to age five. Special needs welcome. Call 635-1536 for more information and to find out if you qualify.
UCCS Fall Career Fair, UCCS Gym, Fri., Oct. 17, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, visit www.uccs.edu/studentsuccess and click on careers, or call 262-3340.
4PAWS Rescue Dog Adoptions, Southgate Petsmart, 2160 Southgate Road, Sat., Oct. 18, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 687-6347.
Adoption Options: Committed to providing birth parents with nonjudgmental, accurate information and decision-making counseling. We provide assistance, referral and support free of charge. Call 719/444- 8949, or
Civic Opportunities Civil Liberties and the USA PATRIOT Act, Colorado College Gaylord Room, 902 North Cascade Ave. Free (donations accepted). By local trial lawyer Greg Walta; sponsored by The League of Women Voters. Sat., Oct. 25, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Reservations requested; call Julia at 598-7362 or Mary Alice at 633-2376.
Senior Health Forum, Senior Center, at 1514 North Hancock Ave. Free. Colorado is receiving $92,000,000 in additional Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) funds. The legislature and the governor will decide if the additional money will remain in Medicaid programs, will be used for other programs or is put into a reserve fund. Fri., Oct. 17, 1:30-3 p.m. For information, call Ron at 636-5101
Amendment 33: Gambling or Tourism? Valley Hi Clubhouse, 610 S. Chelton. $10, includes lunch. Speakers include State Rep. Bill Cadman and Assistant District Attorney Dan May (both against the amendment) and Charles Prignano and Pancho Hayes from Yes on 33. Mon., Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m. social, noon lunch and program. Reservations required; call Joan at 599-8633