Elements Art Gallery, 2616 W. Colorado Ave., 633-3899. Offering art classes from glass fusing to beading and more, through October. Visit elementsartgallery.com to view a class schedule.
Stand-Up Comedy Workshop, Loonee's Comedy Corner, 1305 N. Academy Blvd., $5 per workshop. An intensive stand-up workshop taught by award-winning comic Gary Wilson. Sundays through June 15, 6-7 p.m. Call 632-7509 for more.
PILLAR Lifelong Learning Classes, various locations, call 633-4991 to register. Featuring classes on computers, religion, health, Shakespeare, spiritual growth, movies, fossils, and more. Search visitpillar.org for more.
Colorado Geology Class and Field Trip For Adults, various locations. $68. Learn about Colorado's landscape and take a field trip. Through May 31. Call Sheila at 687-1229 for more.
"War, Medicine and Human Rights: The Denial of Medical Care as a Weapon of Mass Destruction," CC Gaylord Hall, 902 N. Cascade Ave. Free. Presenting world-renowned war surgeon, Dr. Gino Strada. Thurs., May 18, 8 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.
Home Schooling and Educational Travel on a Shoestring, East Library Children's Room, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Author Judith Waite Allee discusses keeping kids happy on trips and on home schooling resources. Sat., May 20, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 531-6333, ext. 1403 for more.
Sewing Classes, 2nd Floor Studios, 2418 W. Colorado Ave. $25. Sew a Gypsy skirt in three hours and learn basic skills. Sat., May 20, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 634-7820 for more.
"Has Pike Peaked," Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 217 S. Tejon St. Free. Dr. Michael Olsen will present on Zebulon Pike's role in American culture. Sat., May 20, 2 p.m. Call 385-5990 for more.
"Healing with the Reconnection," Celebration Conscious Living Store, 2209 W. Colorado Ave. Free. Rick Walford and Mandy Baxter present on Dr. Eric Pearl's discovery of powerful new subtle energies. Mon., May 22, 7-9 p.m. Call 634-1855 for more.
"VNS: A Pacemaker for the Brain," Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute St. Free. Dr. John Fleming will speak on Vagus Nerve Stimulation, the latest treatment for severe depression. Tues., May 23, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 477-1515 for more.
"PR and the Technology Wave," Tesla Educational Opportunity Center, 2560 International Circle. $15-$20. Join R.A. Burrell of Infront WebWorks for a lunch and lecture. Thurs., May 25, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. RSVP by May 22 at 473-0704.
Zebulon Montgomery Pike Bicentennial Symposium, East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Free. A full day of lectures on various topics, Sat., June 3, 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Call 531-6333, ext. 2253 for more.
"Composting for a Richer Earth: Water Wisdom, Beidleman Environmental Center, 740 W. Caramillo St. $25-$30. Scott Piggot of Rocky Top Resources will present on soil enrichment and more. Sat., June 10, 9 a.m. to noon. Call 471-0910, ext. 105 for more or visit catamountinstitute.org.
2nd Annual TCA Summer Institute, 975 Stout Road. Offering various classes and workshops June 13-30. Call 488-6295 for more.
2006 Colorado Xeriscape Garden Tours, to be held July 8-9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit coloradogardenclubs.org for location and ticket information.
SCORE Starting A Small Business for Military Personnel, a four-hour workshop to answer basic questions for military personnel considering leaving the service and starting a small business. Classes May 3, 9, 23, Aug. 2, 8, 29, Nov. 1, 7, 14. Call 636-3074 for more.