Compassion, a talk by Buddhist teacher & author Ken McLeod, at All Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon St. $15 suggested donation. Thurs., Jan. 9, 7:30 p.m. For more, call 447-9880.
Mary Jane Massey Rust will discuss the subject of her book, Images of Historic Southern Colorado at the Old Colorado City Historical Society Center, 1 S. 24th St. Free. Fri., Jan. 10, refreshments at 10 a.m., talk at 11 a.m. 636-1225.
Dreaming in a Time of War, a talk by civil-rights activist Evan Hodkins, director of the School of Alchemy. Mon., Jan. 20, 7 p.m. Colorado College's Gates Common Room, Palmer hall, 2nd Floor. For more, call 632-0008.
Monarch Butterflies: Following their 3000-mile migration, a lecture by Anna Marie Garza at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Fri., Jan. 21, 10-11 a.m. 685-1861.
Watergate, Enron and the Men Behind Them by Jeb Stuart Magruder, a class on the dilemma of ethics in our society. Magruder knows the dilemma first-hand, having experienced the Watergate tragedy after serving as the Campaign Director of the Committee to Re-elect Richard Nixon. $24. Thurs., Jan. 23, 1-4 p.m. Location TBA. Call PILLAR at 633-4991 for reservations.
From Violence to Wholeness, a workshop on the spiritual journey into the practical experiences of nonviolence in everyday life. Workshop held Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. at the Pikes Peak Justice & Peace Commission, 29 S. Institute beginning Feb. 6 through April 20. $50, includes books. Register by Fri., Jan. 24. 632-6189.
Discovering a Sense of Place, a discussion course at the Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission, 29 S. Institute. This 9-week course offers an opportunity to develop an intimate relationship with the place where you live and explore what it means to care for it and protect it. The course is free except for an $18 book fee. Tues., Jan. 28, 7-8:15 p.m. Call 632-6189 to register.
Spiritual Sexuality, a forum on sexuality and how it inhibits and escalates spiritual awakening by Lisa Fackler. Organic Earth Cafe, 1124 Manitou Ave. Tuesdays from 7-8 p.m. 685-0986.