Mark Irwin discussing his works, including Quick, Now, Always and White City at Colorado College's Bemis Hall. Free, 389-6607. Thurs., April 25, 8 p.m.
Janne on Jane: The Music of Jane Austen's World, performed by Dr. Janne Irvine, pianist, and Mary Woods, soprano, in the Science Lecture Hall at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. For details, call 262-4018. Sun., April 28, 3-4:30 p.m.
Neal Pollack, humorist and author of The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature in Colorado College's Bemis Hall. Free, 389-6607. Thurs., May 2, 8 p.m.
Historic Treasures, a fund-raising gala to support the restoration of the 1905 Carnegie Library. Black-tie optional. $125, 531-6333 Ext. 1259. Sat., May 4, 6:30 p.m.
Sarah Byrn Rickman discussing the WAFS, the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron, a group of women pilots that helped win WWII. At the Carnegie Reading Room, Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. 531-6333. Sun., May 5, 1 p.m.
Andrea Herrera, author of The Pearl of the Antilles, appearing at UCCS University Center Room 116. Free, 262-3450. Mon., May 6, 4:30 p.m.
Poetry Slams sponsored by the UCCS Campus Literary Arts Society at the Utopia Caf, 116 E. Bijou St., 633-1080. $1 admission goes towards the cash prize. Wed., May 8, 8 p.m
Call to local poets for new Slam group forming. Visit
www.msnusers.com/WordFetish or call RaYvon at 685-9264
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum seeking local authors who have published fiction, nonfiction, short stories or articles related to military or civil aviation or U.S. military operations to be guest speakers. Call the museum at 719/948-9219 or e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Jason Unwin at 719/595-9656 or e-mail him at
Colorado Springs Fiction Writers Group meets at Barnes and Noble, Citadel Mall. Call Henri & Hollie Snider at 574-5571. Meeting the last Monday of every month, 6 p.m.
Vegetarians of Colorado Springs Book Club meeting at the East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Learn about vegetarians from many great authors and their works. For details, call Nan, 388-2176 or visit www.vsc.org.