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Great Books Discussion Group. Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade. "The Descent of Man" and "Natural Selection" by Charles Darwin. Thurs., March 11, 6:45-8:45 p.m. For more 531-6333, x1206.

Bare-Knuckle Poetry, The Underground, 110 N. Nevada. Open mic includes trivia contest and a group poem. Come and read or come and listen. Tues., March 16, 8-11 p.m. Call 477-1028 for more.

Silver Key's Annual Book Fair, Silver Key Senior Services 3rd floor, 2250 Bott Ave. March 24-26, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 632-1521 for more.

Dave Wan and Dan Chiras talk, Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St., 635-1195. They discuss their new book Superbia: 31 Ways to Create Sustainable Neighborhoods, creating more socially, economically and environmentally sustainable neighborhoods. Tues., March 16, 5:30 p.m.

Mystery Book group. Cheyenne Mountain Branch Library, 1791-D South 8th Street. Third Wed., 2 p.m. Call 633-6278. Wed., March 17, 2 p.m., topic: Native American mysteries.

Kenn Rodriguez, spoken word artist, The Underground, 110 N. Nevada Ave. $5. Kenn Rodriquez is from Albequerque, and has been featured at many national poetry events. Tues., March 23, 8:30-11 p.m. Call 573-6820 for more.

George Szirtes reading, McHugh Commons, CC campus, 1090 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6606. Free. Hungarian-English poet, translator and author of An English Apocalypse, The Budapest File and Selected Poems appears. Mon., March 29, 7 p.m.

PPCC Open Mic Night, Downtown Studio Campus, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave. Free. Featuring Poetry, spoken word and freestyle. Fri., April 2, 7-9 p.m. Call 527-6000 or 540-2506 for more.

Renee Moorefield signing, Herb'n Farm Restaurant at Colorado College, 1190 N. Cascade Ave. Presentation by the founder of Wisdom Works, which helps businesses create an environment that supports the company and employees. Thurs., April 8, 5:30 p.m. Call Kelly at 226-0126 for more.

"New Thought" Book Club, 790 Sun Burst Vista, Monument. Read and discuss works by modern authors such as Eckhart Tolle and Neale Donald Walsch as well as ancient texts like the Bhagadvad Gita and the teachings of Buddha. Meetings held Wed. evenings through Dec. Call 487-7672 for more.

Knowledge is Power Book Group, Barnes & Noble, 1565 Briargate Blvd. This group meets the last Tuesday of every month and concentrates on current affairs, call for book choice. Call 266-9960 for more.

Poetry Open Mikes: Call 477-1028. Every Sunday at Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave., 685-0986. All start at 8 p.m.

Progression Session Poetry Slam, The Underground, 110 N. Nevada, Interactive poetry performance competition held the second and fourth Tuesday, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. $2. For more, call (719) 573-6820.

Writer's Group, Barnes & Noble, 1565 Briargate Blvd. Dedicated writers hone their skills with exercises, brainstorming and camaraderie. Meets every Thursday at 7 p.m. Call 266-9960 for more.

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