Paved with Good Intentions: What road for U.S. Foreign Assistance? A lecture by former Harvard economics professor, C. Peter Timmer. Colorado College's Gates Conference Room, in Palmer Hall. Free. Mon., Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m.
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 US, from Lakewood Park, Florida (345 feet), to the tip-top of Denali, Alaska. Thurs., Nov. 7, 8 p.m.
Why Spectacular Teaching Matters with Radha Pyati, Outstanding Teacher of the Year, at Gallery of Contemporary Art, Science Building, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway. Tues., Nov. 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Reservations, 262-3300 or 262-3832, before Nov. 8.
The Art of Leaving the Rat Race Behind, an educational workshop for women who are "doing it all," at 635 Southpointe Ct., #110. Free. Sat., Nov. 9, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call 576-2753 to register.
John Fielder, Colorado's premier nature photographer, is the guest speaker at the next Sierra Club meeting at the First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. Slide show presentation is free and open to the public. Tues., Nov. 12, 7 p.m. Call 685-9147.
Chakaia Booker, known for her monumental sculptures constructed from shredded tires, speaking at Colorado College's Packard Hall Auditorium, SW corner of Cascade and Cache la Poudre. Free. Wed., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. 389-6607.
Greg Mac Gregor will speak about his photography exhibit that retraces the journey of Lewis & Clark at the Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon S. Free. Sat., Nov. 23, 2 p.m. Reservations encouraged, 385-5990.