Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association Shareholder Meeting, Meadows Park Community Center, 1943 S. El Paso Ave. on Mon., Oct. 3. Meeting at East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. on Wed., Oct. 26. A PERA representative will be present to speak about PERA's investments, finances and actuarial status and more. Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. Call 800/759-7372 or visit copera.org for more.
Colorado Springs World Affairs Council, The Broadmoor, 1 Lake Ave. $10-$27. Atlantic Monthly journalist Robert Kaplan speaks on his experiences with the U.S. Army on the ground in the Philippines and Afghanistan. Thurs., Oct. 6, noon to 1:30 p.m. Call 579-8443 for reservations.