Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust Informational Session, Colorado House and Resource Center, 21 S. Wahsatch Ave. Free. Learn about down payment help for limited-income, first-time homebuyers. Thurs., Sept. 21, 6-7:15 p.m. Call 447-9300 for more.
CSU Extension Office Events, 305 S. Union Blvd. "Preserve with Preservers," Fri., Sept. 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., $8. "Homemade Soap Making," Sat., Sept. 30, 10 a.m. to noon, $8. Call 636-8920 for more.
"Next Steps" Workshops, Women's Resource Agency, various locations. "Legal Implications of Separation and Divorce," Sat., Sept. 23, 11 a.m. to noon. "Workplace DiversityA Woman-Centered Approach," Tues., Sept. 26, 1:30-3 p.m. "Extra-ordinary ServiceOne Guest at a Time," Wed., Sept. 27, 3-4:30 p.m. "How To Work a Room: The Art of Networking," Wed., Oct. 4, 3-4:30 p.m. "How to 'Right' a Resume," Thurs., Oct. 5, 6-7:30 p.m. "Sell Yourself into a Great Job," Fri., Oct. 6, 7:30-9 p.m. "Public Speaking for Job Seekers," Tues., Oct. 10, 1-3 p.m. Call 471-3170 for locations and more.
"Learning, Privilege, Oppression and Leadership: Are We Making Any Progress in the 21st Century?" UCCS Kraemer Family Library, 3rd Floor Apse, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Dr. Eddie Moore will highlight aspects of white privilege and its effects on society. Fri., Sept. 22, noon to 1:30 p.m. Call 262-3068 for more.
Adventures in Color Management, a weekend workshop to teach image capture, color management and print making; includes a field trip. Sept. 22-24. Call 260-6637 or visit adventurecamphoto.com for more.
Non-Profit Lecture Series, Country Buffet Meeting Room, 7665 N. Academy Blvd. $30. "Low-cost Publicity," Sat., Sept. 23, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Call 494-4851 for more.
"Turning Points: Opportunities for Spiritual Growth," ECKANKAR Center, 1685 W. Uintah St. Free. Barry and Larraine Frost of Ft. Collins will speak. Sun., Sept. 24, 10:30 a.m. Call 633-0453 or visit eckankar.org for more.
"Emphasis on Iraq: History of the Sunnis, Shiites and Kurds," Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Free. Professor Robert D. Lee will discuss the politics of the Middle East. Tues., Sept. 26, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Call 576-1814 for more.
"Jails Are Full! Now What?" Victory Outreach Center, 2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave. Donations accepted. A community-wide symposium on the prison crisis in Colorado featuring author and activist Si Kahn. Tues., Sept. 26, 5:30-9 p.m.
"Radon's Dirty Little Secret," Pikes Peak Environmental Forum, 25 W. Cimarron St. $14. UCCS Physics Professor James Burkhart will discuss his studies of radon and its potential risks. Fri., Sept. 29, noon to 2 p.m. Call 633-4421 for more.
Mineral and Rock Collecting in Colorado, Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd. Free. Dr. Peter Modreski will talk about the minerals and gemstones that make the Pikes Peak region famous. Sat., Sept. 30, 3 p.m. Call 488-0880 or visit wmmi.org for more.
Curiosity Unlimited Series, University Center at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Room 303. $25 for entire series. Lectures on the second Friday of each month at 10 a.m. "Native American Culture," Oct. 13. "Flooding and the Front Range," Nov. 10. "The Brain-Development/Decline of Cognitive Processes," Dec. 8. "Teaching African American History," Feb. 9. "Why is Most of the Universe Missing?" March 9. "Current Trends in Math Research," April 13. "Jane Austin Visits Country Houses," May 11. For more call 598-3020 or visit uccs.edu.
Pikes Peak Community College Women's Re-Entry Events, Centennial Campus, 5675 S. Academy Blvd. Featuring "What's Your Personality?" Oct. 14. "Women's Resource Agency: Dress for Success," Oct. 24. Call 540-7501 to sign up.
Citizen Emergency Response Training, Fire Department Complex, 375 Printers Pkwy. Offering comprehensive training in disaster preparedness and response. Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
"Becoming a Love and Logic Parent," Renaissance Academy, 2760 Fieldstone Road. Free. Learn new parenting techniques during this six-week class. Wednesdays, Oct. 4 through Nov. 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 475-2510 for more.
Colorado Springs Autism Resource Symposium, University Center at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Room 303. Free. Highlighting services, organizations and support groups in the Pikes Peak Region that assist the local autism spectrum community. Sat., Oct. 7. Call 265-6141 for more.
Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation Earth Science Classes, various locations. $66-$99. "The Fossil Record: An Introduction to Paleontology," Sat., Oct. 7, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. "Field Studies in Paleontology: Exploring the Shelf Road from Cripple Creek to Garden Park," Sat., Oct. 14, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. "History and Geology of the Cripple Creek Mining District," Sat., Oct. 21, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call 520-6364 for more.
"Women in the Church: The Long View," Benet Hill Center, 2577 N. Chelton Road. $15-$20. Featuring Sister Christine Schenk on the role of women in the church throughout history. Sat., Oct. 14, 1-5 p.m. Call 473-5226 to register.
"Captain Pike Comes to Colorado," Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 South Tejon St. Free. Hear John Murphy, who has studied Zebulon Pike for over 20 years and walked in Pike's footsteps through the mountains. Sat., Oct. 21, 2 p.m. Call 385-5990 for reservations and more.
"Dick Lamm Speaks Out," Business of Arts Center, 515 Manitou Ave. $50. Colorado's former governor speaks on intergenerational equity, sustainability and demography. Thurs., Nov. 2, 4 p.m. lecture and 6 p.m. dinner. Call 685-2432 for more.
Learning Differences Seminar, Cheyenne Mountain Conference Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road. $110-$150. Learning Expert Dr. Mel Levine will discuss "Demystification: Discovering and Celebrating Individual Learning Styles of Children and Adolescents" and "The Myth of Laziness." Thurs., Nov. 16, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call The Hillsprings Learning Center at 576-3840 for more.
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.
PILLAR Lifelong Learning Classes, various locations, call 633-4991 to register. Featuring classes on immigration issues, film, alternative healing, wine, spiritual growth, travel, and more. Visit visitpillar.org for more.
Sheppard Art Institute, Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Fees vary. Offering classes through a nonprofit with the mission of providing opportunities to study art and culture. For more call 282-2706.
The Small Business Development Center Classes, UCCS CITTI Building, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Call 262-3844 or visit cssbdc.org for a complete schedule and more information.
District 11 Community Education Classes, various locations. Offering a wide variety of classes including foreign language, dance, art, health, home decorating, computer, business and others. Call 520-2384 or visit www.d11.org/communityed for more.
The West Center for Intergenerational Learning, 25 N. 20th St. Offering classes from CPR to belly dancing and photography. Also offering trips and summer camps. Call 385-7920 for more.