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Center for the Study of Buddhism and Tibetan Culture, Ganden House, 506 W. Taylor St., Suite 2. "Vajrasattva Purification Meditation", Jan. 21, Feb. 20. "Meditations", Shove Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada, Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 447-9880 for more.

Historic Speakers Series, sponsored by the Mineral Springs Foundation, Business of Art Center, 515 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs. Free. Jan. 18, 3 p.m. Lewis Archer on "Between the Indians and the Bells" Call 685-5089 for more.

Moving Your Vote?, Guiseppe's Depot, 10 S. Sierra Madre. $10 incl. lunch. Meeting sponsored by El Paso Republican Women, Richard Westfall, esq. discusses how redistricting affects voting. Mon. Jan. 19, 11:30 a.m. Reservations required, call Joan at 599-8633 for more.

"Freedom from Codependency", Woodmen Valley Chapel, Kidz World (lower level) 350 Chapel Lane. $35. Building healthier relationships 8 week course, childcare free up to fifth grade. Jan. 20-Mar. 9, 6:30-8:45 p.m. Call 599-8652 for more.

"Successful Capital Campaign Testimonials", Junior Achievement, One Education Way. $10. Meeting of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Jan. 20, 3:30-6 p.m. Call Susan at 528-8728, x15.

Home Toxins talk, 2401 Colorado Ave. Free. Learn low cost ways to eliminate toxins from your home and protect your family's health. Tues., Jan. 20, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 577-7756 to register.

Old Colorado City History Center Talks, OCCHS, 1 S. 24th St. Free. Mel McFarland, author and railroad buff, presents Early Days of Colorado Railroading, Sat., Jan. 24, 1 p.m. Call 475-2574 for more info.

Homeschooling: The Basics, Audubon Elementary School, 2400 E. Van Buren. Kerry Kantor, 14 year homeschooling mom and homeschool liason for D-11 discusses how to get started. Fri., Jan. 30, call 520-2216 for time.

Foreign Language Classes, Mitchell High School, 1205 Potter Dr. $73 plus materials. Pre-registration required. Learn Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, French, Italian, German or Russian for teens and adults. Call 520-2384 for time and dates.

College for the Learning Disabled Student, Gold Camp Elementary School, 1805 Preserve Dr. Free. How learning disabled students can approach admission to college and how they can succeed in college. Everyone is welcome. Thurs., Jan. 15, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 475-0304 for more.

Is Colorado in America?, Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon. Historical lecture on Emma Langdon, Polly Pry, and the Cripple Creek strike. Sat., Jan. 17, 2 p.m. Call Carol at 385-5631 for more.

Getting the Most out of the Media, FRB University, 102 S. Tejon St., 11th Floor. $15. How to get coverage. Thurs., Jan. 22, 5:30 p.m. Call 638-6876 for more.

Educational Investment Seminar, Morgan Stanley, 111 S. Tejon, Suite 600. Free. Seminar on managed futures. Tues., Jan. 27, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Reservation required at 475-3635.

Nonviolence discussion, The Past, Present & Future, East Library, 5550 E. Union Blvd. Free, donations accepted. Panel discussion, Q&A. Sat., Jan. 31, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 632-6189 for more.

Deep Ecology discussion group, Mountain Park Environmental Center, 9161 Mountain Park Rd., Beulah. $20. Nine session course looks at the human relationship with the planet. Call 485-4444 for more.

Landscape Design Day, East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. $20/person, $25 couple, lunch provided. Teaches plant knowledge and design techniques for woody plants and perennials. Come with your own landscape objectives. Sat., Feb. 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 574-8058 for more.

Permaculture, Natural Housing, Edible Landscapes, Self Sufficient Living, Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave. Free. Presented by Master Gardener Becky Elder. Every Thurs., 6:30-8 p.m. For more, call 685-0986.

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