Stone Soup Recipe and More, the power of learning and the written word, told by Sherrill Wyeth, at Crescent Lily Inn, 6 Boulder Crescent. Sat., Nov. 16, noon. $12.50 luncheon. Reservations due by Wed., Nov. 13, 540-8177.
Great Books Discussion Group at the Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Meets on the second Thursday of the month from 6:45 to 9 p.m. On Nov. 14: The Republic, by Plato. Call 531-6333 Ext. 1206.
Colorado Springs Fiction Writers Group meets at Barnes and Noble, Citadel Mall. Call Henri & Hollie Snider at 574-5571. Meets the last Monday of every month, 6 p.m.
Poetry Open Mikes: On Sundays at Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave., 685-0986. Every second Wednesday of the month at Utopia Caf, 117 E. Bijou St., 633-1080. Every third Tuesday of the month at Jack Quinn's, 21 S. Tejon St., 385-0766. Every fourth Wednesday of the month at Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd., 268-9951. All start at 8 p.m.