Mineral Springs Foundation Historic Speakers Series, Congregational Church's Community Hall, 103 Pawnee Ave., Manitou Springs. Featuring "William Bell as Huck Finn" on Sun., Jan. 22, 3 p.m. Call 685-5089 for more.
Colorado's Ghost Towns, Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Free. Bob DeWitt speaks on Colorado's ghost towns. Tues., Jan. 24, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Call 535-2646 for more.
Legal Clinic for Custodial Parents, Women's Resource Agency, 2220 E. Bijou St. Free. The clinic addresses child support and parenting time issues. Wed., Jan. 25, 5:30-7 p.m. Call 457-6335 for more.
Mass Trauma Lecture, UCCS' Kraemer Family Library, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Free. Dr. Stevan Hobfoll, a stress and trauma expert, speaks on "Mass Trauma: Self and Society and the Impact of Terrorism and Disaster" on Thurs., Jan. 26, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Call 262-3068 for more.
Building a Successful Stepfamily Conference, First Presbyterian Church, 105 N. Weber St. $30-$45. An informative and interactive seminar to support those facing the unique challenge of stepfamily life, as well as those considering remarriage. Jan. 27-28. Call Kathy at 884-6127 for more.
"The Railroads & Mines of the Cripple Creek District," Old Colorado City History Center, 1 S. 24th St. Free. Mel McFarland, railroad historian, speaks about Cripple Creek's railroads. Sat., Jan. 28, 1 p.m. Call 636-1225 for more.
Old Town Bike Shop Winter Women's Series, 426 S. Tejon Street. Featuring "Bike Mechanics 101" on Tues., Jan. 31, 6-7:30 p.m., $30. "Bicycle Mechanics 202" on Thurs., Feb. 2, 6-7:30 p.m., $30. Special price of $50 for both classes. Call 475-8589 to register.
Aficionados and the Woman's Educational Society Luncheon, CC's Worner Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave. $12 includes buffet luncheon. Award-winning author and activist, Demetria Martinez, speaks on identifying, processing and using challenges to increase self-knowledge and improve writing. Wed., Feb. 1, noon. Call 389-6649 to RSVP by Jan. 30.
Crime Prevention Seminar, Colorado Springs Police Department, 7850 Goddard Street. Free. The National Rifle Association's "Refuse To Be A Victim" program presents a seminar teaching you how to avoid dangerous situations and prevent criminal confrontations. Sun., Feb. 11, 9 a.m. Call Dave or Lori to register at 444-7246.
Renaissance Academy Events, various locations, 475-2510. Featuring "Red Cross CPR and First Aid Classes" on Jan. 24, 31, 6-8:30 p.m. Registration required.
Community Learning with D-11, various locations, call 520-2384 to register. Classes include dance, stability ball, many languages, prenatal and postpartum nutrition, yoga, computers, feng shui, photography, mah john and more Classes beginning through Feb. 8.