- West Side Moms, a club for open-minded, liberal moms and their kids. Playdates on Tues., 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Thurs. and Fri., 2-5 p.m. Visit www.westsidemoms.org for more.
Pikes Peak Firearms Coalition Meetings, VFW Hall, 430 E. Pikes Peak Ave. Meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Call 388-0138 for more.
Communication Skills for the Elite Professional, Tesla Educational Opportunity Center, 2560 International Circle. $90+. The Public Relations Society of America offers a one-day workshop. Mon., May 23, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 473-0704 for more.
Sierra Singles Hike up Mt. Rosa. About 7 miles roundtrip rated difficult with about 4000 foot gain/loss. Sun., May 22, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 597-3996 for more.
Toastmasters Club 555, Maggie Mae's, 2405 E. Pikes Peak Ave. Visitors welcome. Meets every Mon., 6-7:30 p.m. Call Jim at 473-8740 or Shel at 599-3095 for more.
Empower Colorado is a support group for parents and caregivers of children with bipolar, depression or other brain disorders. Call Crystal at 559-7679 or visit
www.empowercolorado.com for more.
WINGS, therapist facilitated support groups where people work to heal the wounds of sexual abuse. Women's groups meet on Mon. and Tues. evenings. Call 800/373-8671 for more.
Star Performers Toastmasters, Ruth Holley Library, 685 N. Murray Blvd. Meet the first and third Tuesdays of the month from 5:50-6:50 p.m. Call 260-5967 for more.
Confidant Speakers, Briargate YMCA, 4025 Family Pl. Free. Develop public speaking skills in a supportive environment. Mondays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Call 487-9009 or 282-8208 for more.
SEEKERS, a club for people looking for a spiritual connection through the discussion and study of various topics. Every other Thursday at 7 p.m. Call 205-4989 for locations and info.
Inside/Out Youth Services, 121 E. Pikes Peak Ave. #215. Discussion group Wed., 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Trans/Gender questioning Youth, 2nd Thurs., 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Recreation night, Fri., 5:30-6:30 p.m. Call 328-1056 for more.
Internet Advice and Networking Happy Hour, Phantom Canyon, 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave. June 9, 4:30-7 p.m. Visit
www.csaip.org/monthly_forums.asp for more.
Siva Mandir, 128 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs. Offering Kirtan (chanting), meditation instruction and group sits, Pujas (fire ceremonies), hatha yoga and scripture study groups. Call 685-1948 for a schedule.
Zen Buddhist Meditation, Shove Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada Ave. Mon., 6 p.m.; Wed., 6-7 a.m.; Sat., 6:30-8:30 a.m. Arrive ten minutes early for your first practice. Call 684-0210 or visit www.smszen.org for more.