The Practice of Real Life: An Introduction to Zen, All Souls Unitarian Church, 720 N. Tejon St. Joan Sutherland will present a talk on how meditation can impact an individual's inner life and the larger world. Suggested $10 donation. Fri., April 4, 7:30 p.m.
Folklore of Wild Birds, an illustrated presentation with stories about their powers, Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. Sat., April 5, 1-2 p.m. Reservations, 520-6387.
Jim Keen will be showing a video of his latest panographic images, Colorado Rocky Mountain Wide at the Sierra Club General Meeting, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada. Free. Tues., April 8, 7 p.m. For more call 447-9656.
Gary Hill, video and installation artist, will give a slide presentation and lecture on his work, Colorado College's Packard Hall, SW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. Wed., April 9, 7:30 p.m.
The World of Weather Forecasting, Mountain Park Environmental Center, 9161 Mountain Park Rd., Beulah Join Bill Fortune of the National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as he discusses the challenges of forecasting Colorado's ever-changing weather. Free. Thurs., April 10, 7 p.m. For more, call 719/485-4444.
Mary Jane Rust will present a slide lecture series on "The Green Man" -- a pagan image that appears on most of the great cathedrals of Europe, Benet Hill Center, 2555 N. Chelton Rd. $10, includes meal. Fri., April 11, 9:30 12:30 p.m. For more call 633-0655.
Dru Yoga Sacred Mudra and Movement for Peace, Community for Spiritual Living, 3685 Jeannine Dr. Colorado Springs. Fri. April 11, 7-9 p.m., Sat. April 12, 10 a.m. 4:30 p.m., Sun., April 13, 1-5 p.m. Call 570-9422 for registration and more.
Birding 101: American Birding Association, 720 W. Monument St., Presenting six free one-hour classes on getting started in birding. Will introduce simple tools needed to get started. Free. Fri., April 25, 4 6 p.m. Registration required 578-9703 or online at www.americanbirding.org/ed101.htm
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.