Clay Jenkinson as Meriwether Lewis, Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $30. Reception and book signing following performance. Fri., June 20, 7 p.m. For more, vist ppld.org.
Book Signing, Manitou Jack's, 814 Manitou Ave. Popular juvenile mystery author, Emily Burns will be returning to the area to sign the first three books in her Rocky Mountain Mystery Series. June 28, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call 303/751-0992.
Front Range Fiction Writers, Sand Creek Police Station, 4125 Center Park Dr., Fri., June 20, 6:30 9 p.m. is a publication oriented group focused on networking, programs for fiction writers and hand-on writing exercises. For more, call 332-9442.
Poetry Open Mikes: Third Tues. of the month at The Coffee Warehouse, 526 S Tejon St., Call 477-1028. Every Sun. at Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave., 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. 685-0986. Every third Tues. of the month at Jack Quinn's, 21 S. Tejon St., 385-0766. All start at 8 p.m.
Progression Session Poetry Slam, The Underground, 110 N. Nevada, Tues., June 24, 8 p.m. - 1 a.m. $2. Interactive poetry performance competition held the second and fourth Tues. of every month. For more, call (719) 573-6820.
Old Colorado City Book Club, Old Colorado City Branch Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave., Thurs. June 26, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Topic: No Ordinary Time by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Call 634-1698 or 630-1163 for more.
literary announcements Christian Poetry Sought. Poems must be 21 lines or less; may be written on any subject, using any style, as long as there is a spirital reference. Send poem to Free Poetry contest, 9588 Thornbrush Ln., Fishers, IN 46038. Deadline June 23. For more, visit
What Tree is That? Tree-Identification Guide Book available from National Arbor Day Foundation. $3. To obtain your tree ID guide, write to National Arbor Day Foundation, Nebraska City, NE 68410 or visit