Jim Keen signing Colorado Rocky Mountain Wide at Chinook Bookshop, 219 N. Tejon St. Free, 635-1195. Thurs., Aug. 15, 5:30 p.m.
Creating a Nature Journal with Ann Zwinger, part of the Spirit of Nature Workshop Series at the Catamount Institute, Woodland Park. Gourmet lunch served. RSVP to 471-0910. Sat., Aug. 17, 9 a.m. to 4 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 Sept. 12: King Lear, Shakespeare. On Oct. 10: On Tragedy, Aristotle. On Nov. 14: The Republic, Plato.
Are you a literate woman with a sense of humor? If so, our book group is looking for a few new members. We: meet once a month; concentrate on books by women, mostly fiction with occasional nonfiction; range in age from 20-something to none-of-your-business; love to talk and laugh. You: like to read; aren't shy about offering your opinions; have a perfectly good sense of humor (warped or not). If you would like to join us, please contact MB at 635-8424 or email@example.com.
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.