Discovering the Real Helen Hunt Jackson, Special Collections area of Colorado College's Tutt Library, 1021 N. Cascade Ave., Discussion led by Kate Phillips, author. Free. Fri., May 16, 3 p.m., 389-6138.
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.
Becoming an Effective Leader-How to Lead Not Manage Your Employees to Success, AmeriSuites, I-25 and Garden of Gods, Tues., May 13, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. $79.00. For more, call 719-685-5644.
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.
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. Call 520-9463.
Is There Such a Thing as the Liberal Media? Thurs., May 15, 9:30-11:30 a.m. $16. Discussion group facilitated by John Dicker. Both sides of this question will be thoroughly explored by participants. Call PILLAR at 633-4991 for reservations and location.
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.
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.