First Sunday Book Group at First United Methodist Church, meeting in the hospitality center, 420 N. Nevada Ave., on the first Sunday of each month at 12:30 p.m. Newcomers welcome. Free, 531-6315. On June 2: The Tempest.
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., June 12, 8 p.m.
Great Books Discussion Group meeting on the second Thursday of the month from 6:45 to 9 p.m. at the Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., 531-6333 Ext. 1206. On June 13: Reflections on the Revolution in France, Burke.
Call to local poets for new Slam group forming. Visit
www.msnusers.com/WordFetish or call RaYvon at 685-9264.