Seasonal Design Workshop
We are lucky to have expert designer Sherri Snyder of Gull Lake Landscape Company join us each for autumn for her very popular design workshops. All materials are provided, and you will leave with a finished piece. Register early to secure your place!
Holiday Wreath Workshop (603)Sherri Snyder, Multi-Purpose Classroom
Monday, November 25
6 - 8 pm/One Day
Create a beautiful round wreath with a variety of luxurious, mixed evergreens
and a bow that can proudly be displayed throughout the holiday season. Please bring shears or sharp pruners if you can, plus nitrile-type garden gloves.
Creative Writing/Writing Poetry (616)Scott Bade, Board Room
Tuesdays, January 7-March 24
6:30 - 9 pm/12weeks
In this class we will explore how language and imagination come together to make the literary arts we are passionate about. We will read, write and discuss contemporary poetry and probably a little prose, too, in a range of styles. Classes will be conducted in a workshop fashion. The primary focus of the class will be the discussion of one another s writing. Additional activities may include in-class writing activities.
Writing Short Stories (618)Elissa Cahn, Board Room
Thursdays, January 9 - March 26
6:30 - 9 pm/12 weeks
This class will introduce students to the fundamental elements of fiction: plot/ structure, conflict/tension, point of view, setting, dialogue, character, voice, and scene. As models of these techniques, we will read both classic and contemporary stories from writers like Joyce Carol Oats, ZZ Packer, and Daniel Orozco, plus as short passages on craft from Making Shapely Fiction by Jerome Stern and Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott. We will devote some class time to writing exercises in order to generate ideas, and each student will have the opportunity to workshop a story at least twice.
Patra s yoga class will be an eclectic style of yoga designed for all levels. She will guide you through your practice with flow movements; static poses, breathing techniques, meditative relaxation. Yoga helps with flexibility, strength and often can help with metabolic functions. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat. Enjoy Petra s 15 years of yoga teaching experience. Gallery admission for six weeks is included.
Yoga (610)Patra Ryder, Auditorium
Tuesdays, January 7-February 11
5:15- 6:15pm/6 weeks
Yoga (611)Patra Ryder, Auditorium
Tuesdays, February 18- March 24
5:15- 6:15pm/6 weeks
Writing Your Memoir (617)Joseph Gross, Board Room
Mondays, January 6 - March 23
6:30 - 9 pm/12 weeks
Explore the process of creating literary memoir from real memories and experiences. Through the examination of work by great contemporary artists and direct feedback from fellow writers, we will consider form, tone, strategies, and other tools to enrich our attempts at personal writing. Participants should be ready to share their work with others and respond in kind with thoughtful preparation. The instructor will provide reading materials as handouts.
Tai Chi, Level 1 (612)Ed Kehoe, Auditorium
Wednesdays, January 8 " March 25
Learn stress-relieving practices to identify and process forces of tension and negativity. Balance, flexibility, stamina and circulation are improved through a series of slow motion, non-strenuous movements using focus and concentration. Tai Chi is safe for all ages and fitness levels. Please wear comfortable, non-restrictive clothing and comfortable, flat-soled shoes. Gallery admission for six weeks is included. Instructor s website: kehoemartialarts.com.
Tai Chi, Level 2 (613)Ed Kehoe, Auditorium
Thursday, January 9-March 26
Prerequisite: At least one session of Tai Chi
The experienced practitioner will continue the stress-relieving practices to identify and process forces of tension and negativity. Balance, flexibility, stamina and circulation will be enhanced through the complete series of slow-motion movements using focus and concentration. Please wear comfortable, non-restrictive clothing and comfortable, flat-soled shoes. Gallery admission for six weeks is included. Instructor s website: kehoemartialarts.com.