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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.

Starsmore Discovery Center Workshops, 2120 S. Cheyenne Canon Rd. Sponsored in by Dist. 12. Adaptive Gardening, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. to noon. Let's Get Crafty, Oct. 9, 2-3:30 p.m. A Visit with Winfield Scott Stratton, Oct. 10, 2-3 p.m. Call 578-6146 for more.

Lifelong learning classes, with School District 11. $12-$73. Register now for Gardens in Ancient Egypt, Spanish, Sign Language, Industrial Strength Perennials, Specialty Breads, Computer Novice 2, Egyptian History, Fall/ Winter Garden Prep, Soap Making, Making Your Dreams Come True, Eggshell and Goldleafing. Classes begin Oct. 13-21. Call 520-2384 for more.

West Center for Intergenerational Learning, 25 N. 20th St. Offering classes for line dance exercise, yoga, Spanish, photography, the beauty of sign language and more. Call 385-7920 for more.

Master Gardening Classes, CSU Extension Office, 305 S. Union Blvd. $7. Soil Basics, Oct. 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Introduction to Plant Select, Oct. 12, 14. Introduction to Weed Management, Oct. 19, 21. Call Linda at 636-8923 for more.

Landscape Architecture Lectures, Colorado College. John Dixon Hunt on On Writing a History of the Venetian City Garden, Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m., Packard Hall, SW corner of Cascade and Cache la Poudre. Call 389-6606 for more.

Old Colorado City Historical Society Talks, OCC History Center, 1 S. 24th St. David Ehlert talks about the Dinosaur Resource Center in Woodland Park. Fri., Oct. 8, refreshments at 10 a.m., talk at 11 a.m. Call 636-1225 for more.

Conquering Fear through Past Lives, Dreams and Soul Travel, East Library, community room 2, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Free. Sat., Oct. 9, 1 p.m. Call 578-1470 for more.

Rock Odyssey: It's Gold!, Western Museum of Mining and Industry. $3. In this Super Saturday event, learn about prospectors finding gold deposits, recognizing fools gold and learn in hands on experiments how gold is processed. Sat., Oct. 9, 1 p.m. Call 488-0880 for more.

The Gift of You: How to Tell Your Loved Ones Who You Really Are, All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 730 N. Tejon St. Bill McCord shares an interactive presentation on sharing yourself freely with those close to you. Oct. 10 and 21, 10-11:30 a.m. Call 964-1160 for more.

Culinary School Classes, 3125 Sinton Road, 964-2990. Every Sunday at noon, a different three hour hands-on class and lunch. Oct. 10, Homemade Soups; Oct. 17, Wine Pairing at Home. Call 578-5740 to register.

Jungian Lecture, Unity Church, 1945 Mesa Rd. $8-$10. Judith Slimmon speaks on Journey Through the Unfathomable Forest Toward Symbolic Understanding. Tues., Oct. 12, 7 p.m. Call 685-4205 for more.

Presidential Campaigns Lecture, CC's Palmer Hall, Gates common rm., 1025 N. Nevada Ave. Presented by Susan Estrich, former campaign manager for Dukakis in 1998, speaks on A Critical Assessment of the 2004 Presidential Campaigns to Date. Tues., Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m.

Why We Invest the Way We Do, 307 E. Fontanero St. Free. Satellite broadcast of Keith Murnighan, professor, explaining how psychologists predict what stock investors will do. Tues., Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m. Call 575-9479 for more.

Colorado Landlord/Tenant Law, AACS, 888 Garden of the Gods Rd., Ste. 103. $40-$60. Wed., Oct. 13, 12:30-5 p.m. Reservations required, call 264-9195 for more.

Apartment Association Seminars, featuring Colorado Legal Handbook Seminar, Oct. 13, 1-5 p.m.; Eviction 101, Oct. 21, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 264-9195 to register.

Cripple Creek's First Rock Collection, Western Museum of Mining and Industry. $3-$7. Steven Veatch presents an evening of minerals, mines photographs and rock collections. Wed., Oct. 13, 7 p.m. Visit or call 488-0880 for more.

Sustainability in the Pikes Peak Region workshop, Penrose House, 1661 Mesa Ave. $30-$40. Look at the workplace through a filter of how components work together to create economic success and create sustainable solutions to complex problems. Thurs., Oct. 14, 8-11 a.m. Call 471-0910 ext. 105 for more.

The Media, Politics and Finding Elizabeth, The Broadmoor, Penrose Rm., 1 Lake Ave. $30-$40. Chris Thomas speaks on the search for Elizabeth Smart and her rescue. Thurs., Oct. 14, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 632-6722 for more.

Marketing Planned Gifts Lecture, Junior Achievement Training Rm., One Education Way. $10. Larry Stelter presents the lecture. Tues., Oct. 19, 4-5:30 p.m. Call Susan 635-1099 to register.

Eviction 101, AACS Training Center, 888 Garden of the Gods Rd., Suite 103. $30-$45. A presentation for landlords on evictions. Oct. 21, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 264-9195 for more.

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