Talk English! Pikes Peak Library District. Free. Practice speaking social English in informal conversation groups. Through August 14. For locations and times, call 531-6333 ext. 2223.
Workshop and Events at Author, Author! 5975 N. Academy Blvd. #206. Beginning Writer's Workshop. $105. With Pam McCutcheon. Thurs., May 27-Thurs. July 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m. For more call 277-7323.
Barnes & Noble Events, 1565 Briargate Blvd. Free. Book Group: Read the Book, See the Movie will discuss Ordinary People. Mon., May 24, 7 p.m. Also Storytime: Miss Spider, Fri., May 28 at 10:30 a.m. and Sat., May 29 at 10:30 a.m. For more call 577-4107.
Poetry Open Mikes: Call 477-1028. Every Sunday at Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave., 685-0986. All start at 8 p.m.
Old Colorado City Branch Library Events, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. Free. Discussion group about The Bonesetter's Daughter by Amy Tan. Thurs., May 27, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Also Territory Days Program with Mountain Man, Sat., May 29 at noon. For more call 634-1698.