- Colorado Springs Heifer International Meeting, Penrose Conference Center, 1661 Mesa Ave. Learn about the nonprofit committed to ending world hunger and poverty by fostering self-reliance. Sat., March 18, noon to 5 p.m. Call Maria at 877/663-1687 for more.
Pike's World Discussion, Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St. Dr. John Allen and James Ronda will discuss exploration of the Southwest. Sat., March 18, 2 p.m. Call 385-5990 for more.
America's Boating Course, CSPD Sand Creek Division Command Station, 4125 Center Point Drive. Taught by the Pikes Peak Flotilla of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. Sat., March 18, through Sun., March 19. 12-hour classes begin at 8 a.m. Call Rick at 392-5322 for more.
"The World's Dirty Money: Capitalism's Achilles Heel," West Ballroom, Broadmoor West, 1 Lake Circle. $20-$27. Internationally respected corruption authority Raymond Baker will lecture Tues., March 21, at noon. Reserve a spot by March 16 at 579-8443.
Colorado Mountain Club Monthly Presentation, All Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon St. Free. Camilo Lopez will present on his climb of K2 on Tues., March 21, from 7:30-9 p.m. Call 635-5330 for more.
- Ved Nanda Speaks on the International Criminal Court, CC Slocum Hall, 130 E. Cache La Poudre St. $15-$25. A lecture by the world-renowned lawyer, author and professor follows a dinner and social from 6-8:30 p.m. Call 576-1814 by Mon., March 20, to reserve a spot for the Wed., March 22 event.
Adventures Within Monthly Meeting, Rockrimmon Community Center, Room 118, 290 E. Woodmen Road. Charlotte Robinson-Pritchard speaks on Tues., March 21, from 10-11:30 a.m. Call 638-1700 for more.
Learn to Make Your Own Facial Products Naturally, Rocky Mountain Natural Store, 1502 W. Colorado Ave. $40. Learn to make cleanser, creams and more on Wed., March 22, from 7-8:30 p.m. Call 329-0180 for more.
"History of the Manitou Soda Springs & Spa Building," Congregational Church Community Hall, 103 Pawnee Ave., Manitou Springs. Deborah Harrison lectures at 3 p.m. on Sun., March 26. Call 685-5089 for more.
Native American Student Union 15th Annual Heritage Week, various venues on the CC campus. Free. Mon., March 27, through Fri., March 31. Call 389-6607 for more information.
"Early Childhood Development: Economic Development with a High Public Return," Antlers Hilton Heritage Ballroom, 4 S. Cascade Ave. $25. Economic Analyst Rob Grunewald will speak on Thurs., March 30, at noon. RSVP by Mon., March 27. Call Shannon at 475-6455 for more information.
- Space: The Final Frontier, PPCC Centennial Campus, 5675 S. Academy Blvd. Free. The Case for Mars: How We Shall Settle the Red Planet and Why We Must with Robert Zubrin on Mon., March 20, 7 p.m. Space Stations, Moon Bases and Mars Colonies: Where is NASA Going Next? with Lisa Spence on Tues., March 21, 7 p.m. Flying Saucers are Real with Stanton T. Friedman on Thurs., March 23, 7 p.m. Call 540-7106 for more information.
Hadassah Educational Forum, East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Dr. Herbert Siegel and Cirel Egelman will speak on avian flu and intelligent design on Thurs., March 30, from 6:30-8 p.m. Call 488-2144 for more.
Colorado Geology Class, $68. Five classes on Tuesdays, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., happen between March 28 and April 25. Call Sheila at 687-1229 to find out details for a Saturday field trip or more information.
"Planning for a Possible Flu Pandemic and Other Emergencies," Regional Building Center, 2880 International Circle. Attend this free health briefing on Mon., April 3, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Call 578-3199 for more.
"Blue Meanie Memories: Peregrine Falcons in the Southwest," CC's Gaylord Hall, 902 N. Cascade Ave. $12. Join Jim Enderson at the Aficionados Luncheon on Wed., April 5, at noon for a lecture and book signing. Call 389-6649 by Mon., April 3, to make reservations.
"Healthy Children, Healthy Planet," Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission, 214 E. Vermijo Ave. Discuss the powerful fusion of pop culture and peer influence on today's children. Thursdays from 7-8:15 p.m. through April 13. Call 632-6189 for more.
Glen Eyrie Castle and Conference Center Events, Glen Eyrie Conference Center, 3820 N. 30th St. $88-$158. "Real Sex: The Naked Truth about Chastity" on March 17-19. "From Plot to Published: A Conference for Beginning or Prospective Christian Novelists" on March 24-26. Conference fees include all meals and materials. Reservations required. Call 800/944-4536 for more.
The Wedding Crash Course, 1524 N. Nevada Ave., Free. Topics for wedding preparation include photography, flowers, invitations and more. March 16, April 11 and May 3, from 6-7 p.m. Call 471-9086 to make reservations.
Free Laughter Sessions, Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Be silly and laugh with others. Meets Tuesdays, 12:30-1 p.m. on March 28 and April 25. Call Cheryl at 634-8932 for more.