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.
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. Feb. 12: Earth and Friends, basics of keeping soil healthy. Feb. 19: Composting.
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.
Print Media Effectiveness, a half-day workshop with The Independent's own Managing Editor Tess Powers and Listings Editor Kristen Sherwood. Learn the most effective ways to deal with the media, including how to make a great press release, how to submit images, what kind of information will encourage coverage, local resources and much more. $10, 685-1861. At the Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave. Fri., March 8, 3-6 p.m.