Lifelong Learning Programs with D-11, including Pressed Flowers; Tennis; Felted Tote Bag; Watercolors; Components of a Successful Website; Entrepreneurship; Your Financial Future; Computers; Cooking and Baking; Bellydance; Deer Resistant Gardening; Home Repair and more. Classes begin in June and run $10-$39. Visit d11.org/communityed or call 520-2384 for more.
The Coming of the Civil War to Kansas, Florissant Library, 334 Circle Drive, Florissant. Free. Learn how many residents of Colorado arrived here by fleeing the bloodbath of the Civil War in Kansas. Sun., June 12, 2 p.m. Call 719/748-3562 for more.
PICK Local Herb Slide Show and Herb Walk, 7834 N. Academy Blvd. $2-$6. Slide show on Thurs., June 16, 7 p.m. Herb walk with Chris Frederick, author of A Complete Amateur Botanist's Guide to Plant Identification on Sat., June 18, 9 a.m. to noon. Call 533-0707 or visit herbassociation.com to register by June 12.
Wilderness First Aid Course, Renaissance Academy Environmental Center, 2760 Fieldstone Road. The Wilderness Medicine Institute teaches this course to prepare backcountry travelers to appropriately and safely handle emergencies in a wilderness setting. June 18-19, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 475-2510 for more.
PICK Women's Beginner Bicycle Clinic, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. Free, reservations required. Learn about tune-ups, finding the right bike for you and more. Wed., June 22, 6-8 p.m. Call 385-7431 for more.
Bicycling Bhutan, Bicycle Village, 5660 N. Academy Blvd. Free. Jenny Skorcz will share her pictures and stories from her bicycling trip in Bhutan, where she was the only female cyclist to complete the historic trip. Thurs., June 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call 265-9347 for more.
Renaissance Academy Environmental Lecture Series, REI, 5446 N. Academy Blvd. Speakers will enrich outdoor experiences, enhance understanding of environmental issues and motivate various outdoor pursuits. Runs every Tuesday night through September. Call 475-2510 or visit raec.org for more.
Memorial Hospital Events, 1400 E. Boulder St., call 365-2438 for more. Classes offered include: sensational sitters, healthy habits for weight loss, tai chi, massage for couples, communication for couples, smoking cessation, yoga for beginners, intermediate yoga and yoga for seniors. Call 444-CARE for more on classes.
Colorado College Programs: call 389-6607 for more info. Festival Artists Concert on Fri., June 17, 7:30 p.m. Lift Every Voice Juneteenth Celebration, Sat., June 18, noon to 6 p.m. All Mozart Festival Concert, Sun., June 19. Kent Nelson Reading, Tues., June 21, 7:30 p.m. Festival Artist Concert, Wed., June 22, 7:30 p.m. Festival Orchestra Concert, Fri., June 24, 7:30 p.m. Student Concerto Reading, Sat., June 25, 3 p.m. Kafka on Ice, June 25-26, 7:30 p.m. Music at Midday, Mon., June 27, 12:15 p.m. Festival Artists Concert, Mon., June 27, 7:30 p.m. Children's Concert, Tues., June 28, 10:30 a.m. Music at Midday, Tues., June 28, 12:15 p.m.
PILLAR Classes, call 633-4991 for locations and more info. Classes for June include Balance Seminar; Computer Fundamentals; Roads Yet to Be Traveled; Digital Photography; Tour of the St. Mary's Cathedral; The Supremes!; Historic Neighborhood Stroll through Colorado College Campus; Beginning Mountain (Lap) Dulcimer; The Nuremberg Trials; Historical Denver; Travelogue of Eastern Europe; Lions and Tigers and Bears Oh My; The Penrose-St. Francis Story.