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.
How and Why Astrology Works, Open Forum at Celebration New Age Store, 2209 W. Colorado. Free. Mon., Nov. 25, 7 p.m. 634-1855.
When Raccoons Fall Through Your Ceiling. Wildlife presentation and book signing by author/journalist Andrea Lopez. Learn how we can better coexist with wild animals in our neighborhoods. Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. Sun., Dec. 1, 1-3 p.m. 520-6159.
Cooking Class at Sencha with Chef Beavers and Sous Chef Mark Gagnier, 331 S. Nevada. Hands-on lesson for several dishes focused on one ingredient: winter squash. $45. Sun., Dec. 1, 1 p.m. Reservations, 632-8287.
Program on School Motivation and Achievement offers advice to parents of underachieving children, presented by Reesa Eisler, certified trainer from the Rimm Clinic. Horace Mann Middle School, 1001 E. Van Buren St. Tues., Dec. 3, 7-8:30 p.m. Children not to attend. Call Jean Cross, 520-2540.
Business Valuation with Dr. Robert Keeley, a workshop presented by Small Business Development Center. Class descriptions are available at
www.web.uccs.edu/sbdc. $35 Tues., Dec., 3, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Steve Balsiger will discuss the joys of hut-to-hut skiing at Mountain Chalet, 226 N. Tejon. Free. Thurs., Dec. 5, 8 p.m. 633-0732.
Born of a Woman or Born of a Myth, a class exploring Christian literalism v. gnosticism, at the Unity Church, 1945 Mesa Rd. "Love offering" accepted. Wed., Dec. 4 & 11, 7 p.m. 598-7267.
Grand Canyon Excursions, Roger Spaulding shares photos from his many trips into the GC at Mountain Chalet, 226 N. Tejon. Free. Thurs., Dec. 12, 8 p.m. 633-0732.