COMMON SENSE FORUM. Smoke and Mirrors--The War on Drugs, The Politics of Failure is the topic from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 5, at the Tucson Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave.

Listings FENG SHUI. New Life Health Centers. 4841 E. Speedway. Dyanna Chowka, Feng Shui consultant, explains the ancient Chinese art of design and right placement, and how to improve the flow of energy to foster harmony, peace and prosperity within your space, at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 10. Call Janis Graham at 325-2739 for information.

PLUMBING MYSTERIES REVEALED. Women Build Houses presents one in a series of classes in home building and maintenance, Mysteries of Plumbing Revealed: The Leaky Faucet, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, September 10. Learn and use the techniques and tools necessary to repair a leaky faucet, and save a few hundred gallons of our most precious resource. Advanced registration is required, and childcare is available. Class fees are based on a sliding scale, with a discount for registering for five classes. Call 206-8000 to register. (Se habla español.)

SOUTHWESTERN ANTHROPOLOGY. University of Arizona Economics Building, Room 110. The Department of Anthropology and the Arizona State Museum at the University of Arizona co-sponsor a series of free public lectures on new directions in Southwestern anthropology. The first lecture is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 3, with Gary Nabhan speaking on Reptiles as Resources, Curses and Cures: Seri Traditional Knowledge of Wildlife. Nabhan is Director of Science Outreach at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and a writer. A reception follows his lecture in the lobby of the Arizona State Museum. Call Suzanne Fish at 626-8290, or Barbara Mills at 621-9671, for information.

TUCSON TEACH-IN. A cooperative forum gathers for the First Annual Tucson Teach-In to revitalize Arizona's labor movement and educate the public on labor issues. The Teach-In begins with a social at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, September 5, at Carpenters Union Hall, 606 S. Plumer St., followed by an Opening Plenary Session from 7 to 9 p.m. Workshops and Plenary Forums continue from 9 a.m. to
7 p.m. Sunday, September 6, at the University of Arizona Social Sciences Building, southwest of Old Main, in the auditorium. A Labor Day Parade and festivities follow from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Reid Park on Monday, September 7. Call Eileen Asher at 888-1007 or e-mail asher@rtd.com; call Wayne Bryant at 323-9476, or e-mail (lu741@azstarnet.com) for information.


HEALTH CONFERENCE. Human Resource and Mental Health professionals, clergy, and business employees are invited to Attend Optimizing Health for the 21st Century, the Employee Assistance Association of Southern Arizona's annual conference. The conference begins at 8 a.m., Friday, September 18, at the Tanque Verde Ranch, 14301 E. Speedway, and is an all-day event. Early registration is discounted. Call 888-5999 for information. TW

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