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Pikes Peak Library District Programs, various library locations in the region. Call 531-6333 for more. Adult programs: The Five States of Colorado Film Screening; "Can You Not Give Up Some" Historical Puppetry; Basic Legal Research; Warped! Amazing Race; Minding Your Business; Talk English! and more. Senior programs: Serious History Buffs; 55+ Computer Classes; AARP Mature Safe Driver; World War II Reflections; Senior Lunch & A Movie; Soap Making and more. Children's programs: Here Be Dragons; A Dramatic Feast; Royal Romp; Creatures in the Castle; Inspector Magic's Magical Quest; Dragon's Tears with Beth Epley; Joelle the Jester; Celebrate Difference; A Clown for all Ages and more.

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.

First Time Filmmakers Boot Camp, Two Tickets Productions, 3415 Chelton Loop South. Learn to make your own film from a director with over 30 years experience in the film industry. See your project go from script to screen. Call 748-7497 or visit twoticketsfilm.com for more.

Nature Wildflower Photo Shoot with professional photographer Kenneth Wajda. At various locations around Colorado Springs, you will take photographs in the field while Wajda answers questions, offers tips and assist you. Sundays, 5 a.m. through November. Call 783-9283 for more.

Looking for more Lectures and Learning opportunities? Check out our full online version of the community calendar at csindy.com. Click on "Calendar" on the left-hand side of the page!

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.

Weekend Geology Field Trip for adults through Colorado's Rift Zone. $65 plus lodging. Prior geology experience not required. June 25-26. Register by June 21 at 687-1229.

Ghost Hunter University, The Hearthstone Inn, 506 N. Cascade Ave., 473-4413. $79. A seminar on the tools and tricks of the trade, led by professional ghosthunters, followed by a dinner, the haunted history of the inn and a full-ghost tour of the Hearthstone. Sat., June 28.

Education Workshop, 2220 E. Bijou St., Suite 2-E. Learn about the services provided by Pikes Peak Community College. Presented by the Women's Resource Agency (wrainc.org). Wed., June 29, 1-2 p.m. Call 471-3170 to register.

Mountain Lion Behavior: How to Avoid Conflict, Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Canon Rd. $5. Wildlife Research Biologist Linda Sweanor-Logan informs you on the animals' biology and behavior, especially around people, as well as precautions to take while living here. Sat., July 30, 3-4:30 p.m. Call 576-6146 to reserve a space.

Kundalini: Energy of the Big Bang, Celebration Bookstore, 2209 W. Colorado Ave. Janet Allen presents new insights into our connections with the Whole. The information came to her following a kundalini awakening in 1996. Runs June 30, July 7, 14, Aug. 4, 11, 18, Sept. 8, 15, 22, 7-9 p.m. Call Janet at 475-0817 for more.

Colorado Geology Class and Field Trip for adults, class runs July 5-Aug. 2 on Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $68. A Saturday field trip that spans four counties is $48. Call 687-1229 to register.

Natural Dyes Workshop: The Colors of the Frontier, El Pueblo History Museum, 301 N. Union Blvd. $50. Adults and teens will learn to dye using the colors of the western frontier. Sat., July 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 719/583-0453 by July 7 to register.

Renaissance Academy Environmental Lecture Series. Speakers will enrich outdoor experiences, enhance understanding of environmental issues and motivate various outdoor pursuits. The Art of Tying Flies, July 5, 6:30 p.m. Teaching Ecology, July 8-9. America's Redrock Wilderness, July 12. Climbing Colorado's 14ers, July 19. Full Moon Hike, July 21. Basics of Geocaching, July 26. Call 475-2510 or visit raec.org to register.

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 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. Film: Nanook of the North, Tues., June 28, 7 p.m. Music at Midday, Wed., June 29, 12:15 p.m. Music at Midday, Thurs., June 30, 12:15 p.m. Festival Artists Concert, Thurs., June 30, 7:30 p.m. Music at Midday, July 1, 12:15 p.m. Student Concerto Reading, Sat., July 2, 3 p.m. Salsa Dancing, Sat., July 2, 7 p.m. Festival Arts Concert, Sun., July 3, 3 p.m. Student Honors Concert, Mon., July 4, 3 p.m. Festival Orchestra Concert, Tues., July 5, 7:30 p.m. Film: Salesman, Tues., July 5, 7 p.m. CC Film Classics, Thurs., July 7, 7 p.m. Extraordinary Dance! Gala, Sat., July 9, 7:30 p.m. Extraordinary Dance! Gala, Sun., July 10, 1 p.m. An Evening of Inspirational Song, Sun., July 10, 5 p.m. Organ Concert, Tues., July 12, 7:30 p.m. Film: Harlan County, USA, Tues., July 12, 7 p.m. New Music Symposium, Thurs., July 14, 7:30 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.

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