Nebraska Sandhills; Sea of Grass with author Steve Jones presenting sights and sounds from the largest expanse of native prairie in North America, Beidleman Environmental Center, 740 W. Caramillo St. Free. Thurs., May 8, 7 p.m. For more, 229-0857.
FDR: a characterization by Richard Marold. Village at Skyline, 2365 Patriot Heights. Meet the 32nd president of the United States. Thurs., May 8 from 9:30 -11 a.m. $12. Call PILLAR at 633-4991 for reservations, and information.
Herbs, Herbs and More Herbs by Dolores Swanson, Learn herb medicinal properties, how to grow herbs, and then make your own tea blend. $16. Wed., May 14, 9:30- noon. Call PILLAR at 633-4991 for reservations, location and information.
Jay Laffoon, national speaker, author and humorist will speak on "The Most Important Question in the World." Trinity United Methodist Church, 701 N. 20th St. $5-$10. Sat., May 3, 7 p.m.
Voluntary Simplicity, Mountain Park Environmental Center, 9161 Mountain Park Rd., Beulah. Eight-session course will explore how to simplify our lives. Includes readings to prepare for weekly discussions. Free. Sun., May 11, 6-7:30 p.m.
Drought Tolerant Landscaping, Hillside Gardens and Nursery, 1006 S. Institute, Learn how to select and plant perennials and shrubs for your gardens. Discussion on successful vegetable gardening. $5. Wed., May 21, 6:30 p.m. For more, call 719/520-9463.
Acting Class, Fusion Point, 2228 W. Pikes Peak. Class focuses on cold readings, audition technique and monologue selection. Thurs., 6:30-9 p.m. $60 for four classes. 262-9078.
Living Health Series at the Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave. Forum on ancient and modern health practices hosted by the founder of Organic Earth Caf. Thursdays, 7-8 p.m. 685-0986.
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.