Paleontology and Geologic History of Florissant with Dr. Herb Meyer at the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. $30, 719/748-3253. Sat., June 8, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Self-Defense for Women at UCCS Campus Service Building, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Teaching R.A.D., rape aggression defense. $25, 262-3444. June 11, 13, 18 and 20, 6-9 p.m.
Wildlife Watch, with the Colorado Division of Wildlife. Learn how to spot wildlife, discover habitats and use binoculars and field guides. At Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Canon Road. $15 per family. 227-5221. Sat., June 8, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., July 13, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Voluntary Simplicity Discussion Course beginning at the Pikes Peak Peace and Justice Commission, 29 S. Institute. $18 book fee, nine weeks long. Call 632-6189. Wed., June 9, 7 p.m.
America's Great Gardens, a slide presentation by the Horticultural Art Society at the East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Free, 531-6333. Wed., June 12, 7 p.m.
Free Metaphysical Open Forums at Celebration Store, 2207 W. Colorado Ave., 634-1855. On Mon., June 1 p.m.: Ethics in using Magic. At 2:30 p.m.: Using Quartz Crystals Consciously. At 4 p.m.: Divining Life with Tarot. On Mon. June 10 and June 24, 1 p.m.: Alien Influence 101. On Mon. June 10 and June 24, 2:30 p.m.: Gemstones and Chakras. On Mon. June 10 and June 24, 4 p.m.: Witchcraft Drawing Down the Moon.