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Medication management Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Learn how to take medication for the best effect, manage side effects, and monitor interactions with other medications/ Presented by certified geriatric pharmacist Tom Simpleman and the Fawks Company. Mon., Oct. 27, 10-11:30 a.m.

Janet Laurel Book Signing, Chinook Book Shop, 210 N. Tejon St. Jante Laurel is the founder of the Cherubim Foundation and the author of Heart and Soul. Tues., Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m. For more, call 635-1195.

Laughing, Loving and Living with Diabetes, Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave. $5. Sponsored by the Diabetes Resource Network. All aspects of diabetes, including sexual issues, supplies and therapy. Flu shots available. Sat., Nov. 1, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Reservations required, call 575-9172.

M. A. P.Potent Healing Program Open Forum at Celebration New Age Store. 2209 W. Colorado Ave. Learn how to intentionally cooperate with your own healing team assembled from the spiritual realm, and let the results amaze you. Extremely grounded and precise meta-physical healing program from earth consciousness pioneer Machaelle Small Wright. Presented by Donna and Deb of the Shining Light Foundation. Mon, Nov. 3, 7-9 p.m. Free. For more, call 634-1855.

Bradley Method natural childbirth classes. The Bradley method is a system of husband-coached natural childbirth, focused on good nutrition, exercise, and relaxation. Classes begin in the 5th or 6th month of pregnancy. Classes now forming, call 622-8887.

Look Good, Feel Better, a free program for women undergoing cancer treatment. Participants learn make-up application and skin care. Mon., Nov. 3, noon to 2 p.m., Oncology Clinic, 320 East Fontanero; Mon., Nov. 10 noon to 2 p.m., Penrose Cancer Center, 110 East Monroe. To register, call Susan at the Oncology Clinic, 634-4130 or Linda Garder at Penrose Cancer Center, 776-5555. Free wigs and prosthesis are also available. Call 636-5101.

Alzheimer's lecture and caregiver fair, First Lutheran Church, 1515 N. Cascade Ave. (entrance in alley behind church). Free. Fair includes information booths, entertainment, flu shots. Lecture by Dr. Bell, 9:30 a.m., fair from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Sat., Nov. 1. For more, call 266-8773.

Native American Moon Reflections Lecture and Guided Meditation, 790 Sun Burst Vista, Monument. $25, includes lunch. Sat., Oct. 25, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Learn about indigenous people's relationship to sun, moon and celestial beings, and how it relates to us today. Register at 487-7672.

Meditation Wednesdays, Shove Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada Ave. Includes both meditation and discussion. Every Wed., 7 8:30 p.m. For more, call the Center for the Study of Buddhism at 447-9880.

Alzheimer's Association Family Caregiver Support Groups meeting at various times and locations throughout Colorado Springs. Free. Early and late stage programs available. Call 266-8773 for details.

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