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How-To's of Homeschooling, a day of workshops at Cragmor Christian Reformed Church, 1225 Acacia Dr. $12.50, 260-8442. Sat., Feb. 2, 9 a.m.

Steele Elementary School Auction to benefit the school library at the Ghost Town Museum, 400 S. 21st St. $15, 471-0222. Sat., Feb. 2, 6:30 p.m.

Landscape Design Day at the East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. $10. RSVP to 574-5058. Featuring local landscaping experts. From 10-11 a.m.: New Landscape Design. 11:15-12:30 p.m.: Renovation of an Existing Landscape. 1-1:50 p.m.: Create Your Own Oasis. 2-2:50 p.m.: Xeriscape Today: The Seven Principles. 3-4 p.m.: Plant Selection for the Pikes Peak Region. Sat., Feb. 2.

Manitou Springs Historic Speakers Series at Community Congregational Church, 103 Pawnee Ave., Manitou. Free, 685-5089. All lectures begin Sundays at 3 p.m. On Feb. 3: It's Better Than a Burro, the development of the Cog Railway, with Mark Doty. On Feb. 17: Forestry projects on Pikes Peak.

Landscape Classes at the Pueblo Zoo, 3455 Nuckolis Ave. Tuesdays, 7 p.m. For details, call 719/561-1452. On Feb. 5: Pueblo Flower Gardens.

Gardening in the Pikes Peak Region, CSU extension courses at the Extension office, 305 S. Union Blvd. Tuesdays from 2 to 4. Classes are repeated at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Constitution and Murray, Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Alternate times may exist, call for details. $5 or $35 for nine classes. Pre-register by calling 636-8923. On Feb. 5: Most Common Gardening Problems. Feb. 12: Earth and Friends, basics of keeping soil healthy. Feb. 19: Composting. Feb. 26: Perennials, Bulbs ans Groundcovers. March 5: Spring and Summer Lawn Care.

Marie Jensen and Her Danish Knitted Laces, the topic of discussion at the monthly meeting of the Pikes Peak Weavers Guild at the Mountain View Church of Christ, 1080 E. La Salle St. Free, 687-5085. Fri., Feb. 8, 9 a.m.

Renaissance Academy Open House, 1010 Darby Street. Learn about a private school that leads the way in experiential curriculum for motivated students, preK through 8th grade. 475-2510. Tues., Feb. 12, 6:30-8 p.m.

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