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Winter Your Guide


"Words & Pictures"
Art Exhibit

March 13–May 9

Vinyasa Flow Yoga
March 26, 5:30–6:45p

Therapeutic Yoga
March 27, 10:00–11:00a

Foam Rolling Relief
March 30, 10:30–11:30a

Nia Dancing
April 1, Noon–1:00p

Hatha Vinyasa/ Restorative Yoga
April 2, 9:30–10:45a

Mindfulness Group
April 6, Noon–1:00p

What Was Said
What We Heard

April 7, 6:30–8:00p

Art Uncorked:
Paper Beads

April 7, Noon–1:00p

Bookwoman: The Language of Flowers
April 8, 9:30a–11:00a

April 8, Noon–1:15p

for Pleasure

April 28, 6:30–8:00p


Calendar of Events


Rockford Womanspace


Lunch and Learn

A mid-day opportunity for you to take a little “time-out” for food and conversation. Bring a sack lunch; Womanspace will supply beverages and the speaker. Lunch & Learn programs are sponsored by:

Slaga Law Slaga Law


Hermitage Retreating 101


Hermitage Retreating 101
Did you know that within several hours of Rockford, there are three Retreat Centers that you can “escape to” to experience a type of solitude and silence so rarely experienced in our daily lives. Today, more people are going on retreat than every before. People who go on retreat today are not necessarily religious; they come from any background and any age range. What they have in common is a desire for silence, solitude and reflection. These desires are innate to the human condition and are not bound by a particular time, religion or set of beliefs. Join us to meet and learn from Sister Julia Bathon, Executive Director of Christ in the Wilderness in Stockton, Illinois. She will talk about the retreat experience, the benefits of solitude and how to prepare for a three-day stay.

Sr. Julia Marie Bathon, OSF grew up in Pinckneyville, IL the oldest of three girls and six boys. She is a Franciscan Sister of Our Lady of Perpetual Help from St. Louis, MO. Sr. Julia taught elementary school for 14 years; teaching every elementary grade level at some point in time. She was a formation director for her community for 6 years following that. The last 18 years have been spent working in retreat ministry: initially at the Center for Spiritual Development in Bird Island, MN and now Executive Director at Christ in the Wilderness Hermitage Retreat Center in Stockton, IL. She received her Master’s degree in Christian Spirituality from Creighton University in Omaha, NE. She is certified in retreat ministry and spiritual direction ministry and has been providing spiritual direction for the last 22 years.

Course #: LL14-10
Date: April 15
Time: Wednesday, Noon-1:00p
Presenter: Sister Julia Bathon, OSF
Location: William Reif Gallery
Regular Fee: $15
Members' Fee: $10
Register by April 13. Registration Policy

Memb.# (required for discount)
Participant's Name & Phone


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