Keri Meagher presents Off-Piste: Kamchatka's Volcanos at Mountain Chalet, 226 N. Tejon St. Learn more about this remote Russian region and the art of women's' expeditioning through her spectacular pictures and stories. Free. Thurs., Oct. 17, 8 p.m. Call 633-0732.
Small Business Start-up Workshop for the Self-Employed at the Sand Creek Branch Library, 1821 S. Academy Blvd. IRS Senior Tax Specialist Ann Janni will guide participants through the maze of plans, forms and filing necessary for starting a successful small business. Fri., Oct. 18, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pre-registration required, call 579-0376, Ext. 241.
The United States' Role at the United Nations General Assembly, discussion led by William Hybl of the El Pomar Foundation, at the Woman's Educational Society annual fall luncheon. Colorado College's Worner Center, corner of Cascade & Cache La Poudre. Reservations, $6, by mail to 3215 Austin Drive. 389-6607. Wed., Oct. 23, 11:30 a.m.
Life and Cannabis with Dr. Robert Melamede at the Unitarian Auditorium, 730 N. Tejon St. Wed., Oct., 23, 7 p.m.
Forum on Workplace Discrimination and Sexual Harassment, free and confidential, presented by 9to5, National Association of Working Women, Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade. Child care and translation provided upon request. Thurs., Oct. 24, 6-8 p.m. Call 800/522-0925 for reservations.
Trekking in the Shadow of the Andes at Mountain Chalet, 226 N. Tejon St. Travel consultant and nature photographer Tom Damon will lead a slideshow lecture along the spine of South America. Free. Thurs., Oct. 24, 8 p.m. Call 633-0732.
Retirement Planning, two seminars covering basic retirement planning, offered by Pinnacle Financial Concepts, Inc., 4360 Montebello Dr., Suite 850, on Tues., Oct. 22, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and at the Colorado Springs Country Club on Fri., Oct. 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m. $25, includes dinner. Call 260-9800 for reservations.
Ron Forthofer, Green Party gubernatorial candidate speaking with Sunny Maynard, candidate for Attorney General at the Worner Center, NW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. Fri., Oct. 25, 7 p.m.
Colorado Mountain Men at the Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Blvd. Take a step back in time with Colonel Robert Emmons, Jr., as he paints a mural of the life of a mountain man in CO, circa 1803. Best for ages 10 to adult. Reservations required, call 578-6146. Sun., Oct. 27, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Snakes and Snake Stories, join naturalist Richard Holliday as he lectures on prairie rattle snakes at the Garden of the Gods Visitors Center Theater. Free. Sun., Nov. 3, 2-3 p.m. Call 219-0108.
Diane and Charlie Winger present Highpoint Adventures at Mountain Chalet, 226 N. Tejon. Learn about this couple's extremely varied quest of the high points of the U.S., from Lakewood Park, Florida (345 feet), to the tip-top of Denali, Alaska. Thurs., Nov. 7, 8 p.m.
Print the Legend: Photography and the Nineteenth Century West, a lecture by Amherst College professor Martha Sandweiss at Colorado College's Palmer Hall, Gates Common Room. Thurs., Nov. 7, 7 p.m.
Circle of Simplicity Study Circles forming based on Cecile Andrews book, The Circle of Simplicity. Friday evenings in Manitou Springs. Call 685-3157 or email
Stargazers Rambles, an educational program including information on bright stars, planets and current constellations at the Air Force Academy Planetarium. Free, 333-2779. Third Friday of the month, 7 p.m.
Colorado Archaeological Society PAAC class on "Lithics description and analysis." Fri.-Sun., Nov. 1-3. Call 598-6739 for details.