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Avalanche Safety: Halsted Morris, the teaching and outreach coordinator for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center will offer the basics of traveling safely in avalanche terrain. At Mountain Chalet, 226 North Tejon. Free. Thurs., Jan. 16, 8 p.m. 633-0732.

Frederick Ruxton - An English Traveler's Adventure in Colorado, 103 Pawnee Ave., Manitou. Lewis Archer, former educator and local historian will speak as part of the. Manitou's History series. Free. Sun., Jan. 19, 3-4 p.m. 685-5089.

Values-Based Leadership, a seminar about demonstrating corporate values to investors, customers, and employees, at the Embassy Suites Hotel, I-25 and Woodmen. $25. Tues., Jan. 21, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dreaming in a Time of War, a talk by civil-rights activist Evan Hodkins, director of the School of Alchemy. Colorado College's Gates Common Room, Palmer hall, 2nd Floor. Mon., Jan. 20, 7 p.m. 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. Tues., Jan. 21, 10-11 a.m. 385-5933.

Strategic Storytelling for Business Presentations, Hilton Garden Inn, 1810 Briargate Pkwy. Doug Stevenson, a professional motivational speaker and speaker's coach, will present practical information on public speaking and strategic storytelling for business presentations. Free. Wed., Jan. 22, 5:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP requested, call -573-6195.

The Emergence of "Green" Building: Sustainable Design and Construction Practices in the Pikes Peak Region, a breakfast seminar in the Carnegie Room at Penrose Library, 20 North Cascade Ave. Pikes Peak Sustainable Business Network present a panel of "green" developers and architects will provide insights on recent local projects. Thurs., Jan. 23, 7:30-9 a.m. $15-$20. For more, call 471-0910.

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.

Crossing Wall Street, an educational seminar delivered by The J-Group Advisors and TD Waterhouse touching on today and tomorrow's financial markets. Briarhurst Manor, 404 Manitou Ave, Manitou. Thurs., Jan. 23, 6-7:30 p.m. Free. For more, call 303/642-0347.

Building Bridges at Mountain Chalet, 226 N. Tejon. Footbridge builder Rich Brown will discuss building safely and efficiently in the no-power-tools wilderness. Free. Thurs., Jan. 23, 8 p.m. 633-0732.

A Survey of Contemporary Native American Artists, a lecture and slide presentation by artist Juane Quick-to-See Smith, Colorado College's Gaylord Room in the Worner Student Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave. $11 including luncheon. Wed., Jan. 29, noon. Reservations by Mon., Jan. 27, 389-6649.

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.

West Center for Intergenerational Learning will hold a variety of new classes starting in January, including Tai Chi, Line Dance, Pilates, Matwork, and Yoga, among others, at 25 N. 20th St. 385-7920.

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