Vipassana Buddhist Meditation, 2525 W. Pikes Peak Ave., Ste. A. Free. Sundays, 9-10 a.m.; Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m.; Fridays, Noon-12:50 p.m. For more call 473-7609.
Astronomical Society Observing Session. Bear Creek Park, 245 Bear Creek Rd. Free. Fri., Aug. 20, Bear Creek East. For more see www.csastro.org.
Pikes Peak Library District Events, Computer Genealogy, Aug. 23, 8:30-10 a.m., Modern Homesteading, Aug. 21, 1-3 p.m. Call 531-6333 for locations and times.
Ultimate Ideals and Hopeless Quests: Liberal Religion and Unitarian Universalism. Le Baron Hotel, 314 W Bijou St. $21. Rev. Dr. Lee Barker speaks. Sat., Aug. 21, 6-9 p.m. Call 534-0387 for more.
Presentation on Israeli/Palestinian Conflict, First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain. Free. Rev. and Mrs. Wright present a PowerPoint show on their trip to Israel and the West Bank. Tues., Aug. 24, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 634-6139 for more.
Globalization and Its Critics- A Discussion Course, Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission, 214 E. Vermijo St. $30 for book. A nine-week course exploring the impacts of globalization. Aug. 24-Oct. 19, 7-8:15 p.m. Call 632-6189 for more.
Beginning Reiki, 19410 Glencannon Way, Monument. $75-$85. Reiki instruction including information from Ancient India that most masters don't teach. Sat., Aug. 28, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 488-2493 for more.
Dog Adoption Seminar, Top Dog Training Center, 432 W. Fillmore. Free. For dogs adopted at Dreampower or 9 Lives Rescue Animals only. Owners come and learn how to potty train and teach their dog discipline after adoption. Owners only. Sat., Aug. 28, 3 p.m. Call 448-9600 to reserve a spot.
Dreams: The Stuff of Life, Women Partnering, 10 S. Institute. Dr. Kuisle, Jungian analyst presents. Wed., Sept. 1, 7-9 p.m. Call 527-0622 for more.
Diabetes Lectures, Osteopathic Foundation's Family Medicine Center, 15 W. Cimarron. Obestity, Diabetes and Renal Failure Leading to Dialysis, Fri., Sept 3, 2-3 p.m. Call 635-9057 to reserve a spot.
Introduction to Insight: Vipassana Meditation, 2525 W. Pikes Peak Ave., Ste. A. $75. Beth Chorpenning Instructor. Classes Sept. 16- Oct. 21. To register call 473-7609 before Sept. 2.
Instructional Shooting Clinic for women, Pueblo Municipal Shooter's, Inc., 3455 Nuckolls Ave., Pueblo. $17. Registration required, all equipment provided, instruction on safe handling of handguns and basics of shooting. Aug. 31, 8:30 a.m. to noon. Call 719/547-1934 for more.