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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.

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.

District-11 Community Ed offers classes in: dancing, yoga or pilates, foreign languages, cooking, history, gardening, painting, decorating, computers, and more. Classes for adults and children are held in several D-11 locations. You do not have to reside inside D-11 boundaries to enroll. Registration is open now; most courses start in Feb. Call 520-2384 for more.

The History of U.C.C.S. by Dr. Joseph Petta. Learn who, what, when, why and how from one of UCCS's founders. Mon., Feb. 3, 1:30-3:30 p.m. $16. Registration Required, 633-4991.

Refugees in the United States, a lecture by Anne Kidd. What is the history of our refugee policy and what kinds of programs do we have in place? $16 Tues., Feb. 4, 9:30-11:30 a.m. For reservations and location, call 633-4991.

Furniture Refinishing 101 by Dave McIntosh of The Antique Mall. Course is designed to answer the questions: "When do I refinish?" and "How?" Wed., Feb. 5 & 12, 10 a.m. -noon. $32. Registration Required, 633-4991.

Gardening in the Pikes Peak Region, a 10-part series, will be held at the Sand Creek Library, 1821 South Academy Blvd. $5-$40. Tuesdays, 2-4 p.m., beginning Feb. 4, or Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., beginning Feb. 6. Reservations, 636-8923.

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