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Elements Art Gallery, 2616 W. Colorado Ave., 633-3899. Offering art classes from glass fusing to beading and more, through October. Visit 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 for more.

The West Center for Intergenerational Learning, 25 N. 20th St. Offering classes from CPR to bellydancing and photography. Also offering trips and summer camps. Call 385-7920 for more.

"Discover Colorado's Wild Places and How You Can Help Protect Them," Renaissance Academy, 2760 Fieldstone Road. Free. Local Sierra Club members will present on volunteer opportunities and more. Tues., May 30, 6:30-8 p.m. Call 475-2510 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.

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

"Roswell, Then and Now," Gold Hill Police Station, 705 S. Nevada Ave. Free. Presenting the Colorado MUFON State Meeting with Chuck Zukowski, who was involved in the Roswell archeological dig. Sat., June 10, 1-4 p.m. Call 550-0942 or visit for more.

"All That Way for a Drink of Water! The Early History of Manitou Springs," Manitou Springs Public Library, 701 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs. Free. Deborah Harrison presents on this topic. Tues., June 13, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 685-5206 to make a reservation.

2nd Annual TCA Summer Institute, 975 Stout Road. Offering various classes and workshops June 13-30. Call 488-6295 for more.

"Mountain Lion Behavior: Ideas to Avoid Conflict," Starsmore Discovery Center, 2110 S. Cheyenne Road. $5. Mountain lion expert Linda Sweanor-Logan will present useful information on our relationship with the big cats. Sat., June 24, 3-4:30 p.m. Call 385-6086 to make a reservation.

2006 Colorado Xeriscape Garden Tours, to be held July 8-9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit 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. Offering classes Aug. 2, 8 and 29 and Nov. 1, 7 and 14. Call 636-3074 for more.

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