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. March 5: Spring and Summer Lawn Care.
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 March 3: Before It Was Cheyenne Lodge, the McLaughlin Lodge with Linda Bloom. On March 17: Historic photos of Manitou Springs.
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.