Highpoint Adventures presented by Diane and Charlie Winger at Mountain Chalet, 226 N. Tejon, 633-0732. 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.
Why Spectacular Teaching Matters with Radha Pyati, Outstanding Teacher of the Year, at the UCCS 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.
If Trees Could Talk: Fire and Forest History in the Front Range. Peter Brown of Rocky Mountain Tree-Ring Research will present a talk and video on forests since the second half of the 19th century at the Garden of the Gods Visitor Center Theater, 1805 N. 30 St. Sun., Nov. 10, 2-3 p.m. Donations accepted. 219-0108.
Rock Odyssey. Learn about the geomorphology of our planet. At the Western Museum of Mining and Industry, 125 Gleneagle Dr. $3. Sat., Nov. 9, 1-4 p.m. Reservations, 488-0880 or
Sacred Approach to Tarot, an Open Forum at Celebration New Age Store, 2209 W. Colorado. Free. Mon., Nov. 11, 7 p.m. 634-1855.
John Fielder, Colorado's premier nature photographer, is the guest speaker at the Sierra Club at the First United Methodist Church at 420 N. Nevada. Slide show, free. Tues., Nov. 12, 7 p.m. Call 685-9147.
The Transformative Power of Forgiveness from the Jewish, Islamic, Christian and Buddhist Perspective first in a seminar series. At Colorado College's Worner Center, NW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. Thurs., Nov. 12, 1:30 p.m. $48 for the series. Reservations, 633-4991.
Landscape, Gardens, and Vista in Islamic Spain and India, a lecture by D. Fairchild Ruggles, Prof. of landscape architecture at the University of Illinois. In Colorado College's Gaylord Hall, located on the main floor of Worner Center on the NW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. Thurs., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. 389-6607.
Turkey Training Camp, a demonstration cooking class featuring Thanksgiving dinner at the Penrose-St. Francis Health Learning Center, 1644 Medical Center Point. Sat., Nov. 16, 10 a.m. to noon. $20. Seating is limited; to pre-register, call 495-3105.
A Visit with Winfield Scott Stratton, carpenter, prospector, Cripple Creek's first millionaire and philanthropist, portrayed by Richard Marold. Garden of the Gods Visitor Center, 1805 N. 30 St. Sun., Nov. 17, 2-3 p.m. Donations accepted. Judy Lyle, 219-0108.
Bill Houghton discusses urban climbing in Japan at Mountain Chalet, 226 N. Tejon, 633-0732. Free. Thurs., Nov. 14., 8 p.m.
High Country Wildlife. Experience birds of prey up close. Garden of the Gods Visitor Center, 1805 N. 30 St. Sun., Nov. 24, 2-3 p.m. Donations accepted. Judy Lyle, 219-0108.