Acting Class, focusing on cold readings and audition technique begins soon. Taught by a NYC actress with 20 years' experience. Runs Thursdays, 6:30-9 p.m. Call 262-9078 for an interview.
D-11 Community Education, featuring classes in cooking healthy, foreign languages, mah jongg, residential landscape design, photography, feng shui, ballroom and Latin dance, computers, reflexology and more. Call 520-2384 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!
Colorado Sales Tax Class, 4420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Free. A seminar for business owners concerning state sales tax issues. Thurs., Dec. 1, 2:30 p.m. Visit taxcolorado.com for more.
"The Art of the Spark" Open Forum, Celebration Conscious Living Store, 2209 W. Colorado Ave. Free. Author Mary Zalmanek shares 12 habits that foster fun and magic in your relationship. Mon., Dec. 5, 7-9 p.m. Call 634-1855 for more.
Mountain Chalet Clinics, 226 N. Tejon St. Free. Mike Miller teaches Ski Tuning 101 on Thurs., Dec. 1, 7 p.m. Steve Balsiger teaches Hut to Hut Skiing 101 on Thurs., Dec. 8, 7 p.m. Call 633-0732 for more.
Quilt Making Program, Manitou Springs Public Library, 701 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Free, and recommended for those of middle school age or older. Work on a quilt square and learn quilting styles and techniques from Tanya Norton. Tues., Dec. 6, 5-7 p.m. Call 685-5206 for reservations.
Curiosity Unlimited Programs, Giuseppe's Depot Restaurant, 10 S. Sierra Madre. Featuring speaker Jim Burkhardt on Radon Detection. Fri., Dec. 9. Call Pauletta at 598-3020 to register.
Aficionados Luncheon, CC's Worner Center, Gaylord Room, 902 N. Cascade Ave. $12 includes buffet luncheon. James Brooks speaks on "Captives, Commodities and Comanche's: Indian Slavery in the Southwest". Wed., Dec. 7, noon. Make reservations at 389-6649 by Dec. 5.
Voyage to Mars, 10215 Lexington Drive, Suite 110. $18-$20. Experience a public space mission simulation on Sat., Dec. 10, 1-4 p.m. Reservations required at 598-9755.
Woman's Story Gathering, Franciscan Retreat Center, 7740 Deer Hill Grove. Donations accepted. Theme: My Soul Praises God My Savior. Sun., Dec. 11, 2-4 p.m. Call Donna at 594-6050 for more.
Colorado Sales Tax Class, 310 E. Abriendo. A free training seminar concerning state sales tax issues for business owners. Wed., Dec. 14, 2:30 p.m. Call 542-2920 to register.
Benet Hill Center Events, 2577 N. Chelton Rd., 473-6184. Featuring Advent Renewal Day on Sat., Dec. 3, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Reclaiming Your Creative Energy on Sat., Dec. 3, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Senior Days of Enrichment on Fri., Dec. 9, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Colorado College Events: call 389-6607 for more. Featuring World AIDS Day Presentation on Thurs., Dec. 1. CC Arts and Crafts Sale on Fri., Dec. 2-4. CC Choir Concert on Fri., Dec. 2. CC Concert Band Program on Sun., Dec. 4. CC Chamber Orchestra Concert on Tues., Dec. 6. Breakfast lecture on How People Form Impressions of Others on Wed., Dec. 7. Lecture on Mesa of Sorrows: Archaeology, Purity, and Prophetic Violence in the American Southwest on Wed., Dec. 7. Chamber Chorus Concert on Sat., Dec. 10. Festival of Lessons and Carols Service on Sun., Dec. 11. African Drum Ensemble Concert on Tues., Dec. 13. A Concert of Balinese Music and Dance on Sat., Dec. 17. Collegium Musicum Concert on Sun., Dec. 18.
Pikes Peak Library District Events, various locations, call 531-6333 for more. Events for adults include: Minding Your Business on Dec. 3. Investment Tools at Your Library on Dec. 10. Craft Connection on Dec. 12. A Feast of Books and Chocolate on Dec. 15. Teen Harry Potter Trivia Contest on Dec. 29. Many book clubs available. Events for children include: Cookies, Carols and Crafts on Dec. 6, 10, 13, 17, 18. American Girls Holiday Tea on Dec. 11. Storytime, Toddler Time, Book Break and more weekly. Events for seniors include: WWII Reflections on Dec. 8. Senior Lunch and a Movie on Dec. 1, 9, 28. Several weekly events and book clubs as well.
PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning, various locations and costs. Log on to visitpillar.org or call 633-4991 for more. Shoulder Pain on Dec. 2. Conversations with Dora on Dec. 2. Colorado Springs Day Nursery Tour on Dec. 5. How to Recognize Life-Threatening Emergencies and Do CPR on Dec. 6. Staying Well in a Toxic World on Dec. 9. An Intro to Fundamentalism on Dec. 9. An Intro to Eastern Orthodoxy on Dec. 16. Into to A Course in Miracles on Dec. 12. Beginners Microsoft Word on Dec. 1, 6. Computer Fundamentals on Dec. 7, 8, 14, 15.
Renaissance Academy Events, 2760 Fieldstone Road, call 475-2510 or visit therenaissanceacademy.org for more. Featuring "Successful Strategies for Parenting Gifted Children" on Tues., Dec. 6, 6:30-8 p.m.