My Antonia (by Willa Cather) book discussion, West Center, 21 N. 20th St. Thurs., Aug. 14, 12:30 2:30 p.m. for more, call 385-7920.
The Magic of Ordinary Days (by Ann Howard) book discussion. Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Thurs., Aug. 14, 1:30 3 p.m. For more, call 385-5933.
Book signing by Chris Carmichael, Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St. Free. Chris Carmichael is Lance Armstrong's personal coach. He will sign Ultimate Ride: Get Fit, Get Fast, & Start Winning Mon., August 11 5:30 p.m. For more, call 635-1195
Baxter Black, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade. $25. Sat., Aug. 16, 7 p.m. For more, call 520-SHOW.
Voices, Words and Wine, Fine Arts Center courtyard, 30 W. Dale Street. Free. Poetry event featuring Stacy Dyson as keynote speaker, then thirteen featured poets followed by an open mike session. Sat., Aug. 9, 4 7 p.m. For more, call 634-5581 ext. 318.
Book signing and discussion, Marjorie Manor Pavilion, 426 Valley Hi Cir. Free. Renee Bluebell will sign and discuss God Command and Your Attitude. Thurs., Aug. 7 and Fri., Aug. 8, 7:30 9:30 p.m. For more, call 638-1337.
Palmer Lake Book Group, Palmer Lake Branch Library, 66 Lower Glenway. Discussion about The Arraignment by Steve Martini. Fri., Aug. 8 at 9 a.m. Call 481-2587 for details.
Fiction Book Club at the Cheyenne Mountain Branch Library, 1791-D S. 8th St. Join this free discussion about Empire Falls by Richard Russo. Thurs., Aug. 7, 2 p.m. For more, call 633-6278.
literary announcements Poetry Open Mikes: Bare-Knuckle Poetry, third Tues. of the month, The Coffee Warehouse, 526 S Tejon St., Call 477-1028. Every Sunday at Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave., 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. 685-0986. All start at 8 p.m.
Beginning Writers Workshop, Author, Author!, 5975 N. Academy Blvd. #206. Six-week session starts Thurs., Aug. 7, 6:30 8:30 p.m. For more, call 277-READ.