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Modern Monsters and Medical Ethics, an An All Pikes Peak Reads program about the evolving worlds of science and medicine. Thurs., Oct. 2, 7 p.m., East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. (Adults/Teens) or Fri., Oct. 3, 9:30 a.m., East Library (Teens).

Computer Resources for Genealogy - Federal Census Fundamentals on HeritageQuest, Penrose Public Library, 1905 Carnegie Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., Learn how to use this new resource; basic computer skills are required. Seating is limited. Mon., Sept. 29, 8:30-10 a.m. Reservations are required by calling 531-6333, x2253.

Conflict Management Workshop, Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 2306 E. Pikes Peak. Free. Presented by Relationship Resources. Learn the skills you need to confront problems and manage conflict. Tues., Sept. 30, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Register at Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 667-3706 or 667-3733.

Spin Straw into Gold with the "Tarot of Transformation". Free Open Forum at Celebration New Age Store. 2209 W. Colorado Ave. Mystical author Jasmin Cori in her first Colorado Springs appearance introduces her new tarot deck, published nationally by Red Wheel/Weiser. Beautiful and compassionate, it shows how to deal with hardships and life challenges so they strengthen you and make you wise. Free Drawing and Book Signing follow. Mon., Oct. 6, 7-9 p.m. For more, call 634-1855.

Living Health/ Living Wealth Seminar, Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave. Free. By Jamie "Trueheart" McGaughran. Tuesdays, 8-9:30 p.m.

Colorado Geology, Woodland Park. $65; $35 field trip (optional). Wed., Oct 1-29, 6:30-8:30 p.m. For more, call 687-1229.

Dreamcatching workshop, $30-$60. Are you needing clarity about what direction you are headed, how to live in balance, and how to have a life of passion and purpose? Locations and dates depend on interest. Call 599-0920 or e-mail for more.

Identification and Preservation of 19th and 20th Century Family Photographs, East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Free. Bring photographs to this workshop and learn how to identify different photographic processes, ways to date photos and preservation basics. Sponsored by PPLD Special Collections and the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society. Sat., Sept. 27, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Reservations required; call 531-6333, x2253.

Xeriscaping, Ruth Holley Branch Library, 923 N. Murray Blvd. Free. LuAnn Weems will discuss xeriscaping, favorite xeric plants, and have fact sheets available. Sat., Sept. 27, 11 a.m.

Tibetan Photo Project slide show, various locations. $5 donation; profits benefit Tibetan causes. photos of Drepung monastery presented by Joe Mickey. Tues., Oct. 14, 7 p.m. (UCCS University Center room 116, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy.), Wed., Oct. 15, 7 p.m. (All Souls Church, 730 N. Tejon St.), Thurs., Oct. 16, 7 p.m. and Sat., Oct. 18, 1:30 p.m.(Gaylord Hall in Worner Center, NW corner of Cache La Poudre and Cascade Ave., Colorado College). For more, call 596-4436.

The Fire Paradox, Catamount Biological Field Station west of Woodland Park, $60 includes lunch. Spend a day with field biologist Peter Marchand to learn more about his research into the restoration of natural processes to our forests, and his investigations into the effects of forest thinning on our mountain ecosystems. Sat., Sept. 27, 9 a.m. 3 p.m. For reservations, more information and directions, call 471-0910 or e-mail

Gardening in the Pikes Peak region fall series, CSU Extension Office, 305 S. Union Blvd. $5 individual classes, $25 for all 6 classes. To register, call 636-8923. Four Seasons (flowering perennials), Tues., Sept. 30, 2 p.m. or Thurs., Oct. 2, Four Seasons (ornamental grasses).

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