Poetry West Meeting, Worner Center, Rm. 213, 902 N. Cascade. Free. Katie Kingston, poet, teacher and translator from Trinidad, CO, speaks on how to shape a body of work. Sat., April 3, 10 a.m. Call 573-9479 for more.
First Sunday Literary Group, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada. Led by Rev. Shirley Keith, discuss The DaVinci Code by Dan Brown, focusing on the highly controversial status of Mary Magdalene. Sun., April 4, 12:30 p.m. Call 531-6315 for more.
Charles Martin signing, CC's McHugh Commons, 1090 N. Cascade Ave. Free. Foremost translator of Catallus and Ovid, author of Starting from Sleep, and two-time Pulitzer nominee reads and signs his book. Mon., April 5, 7 p.m. Call 389-6606 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. Signs her book Driven by Wellth. Thurs., April 8, 5:30 p.m. Call Kelly at 226-0126 for more.
City-wide Poetry Reading, Penrose Public Library, Carnegie Rm., 20 N. Cascade Ave. All poets welcome, all styles welcome. Mon., April 12, 7 p.m. Call 634-2367 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.
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.