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    • August 11, 2022
    • 1:00 PM
    • August 25, 2022
    • 2:00 PM
    • Media Room
    • 8
    Register

     Thursdays, August 11 & 25

     1:00–2:00 pm

    Facilitator:  Julie Thompson

    IPDH and CDC guidelines about face masks will be observed.

    Discover how to tap into our extraordinary human capacity for connection and healing using the power of group intention. Based on the book, The Power of Eight, by Lynne McTaggart, the group will be guided to focus their intention together, a powerful collective dynamic emerges that may heal conditions and transform lives.  Each participant will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement and read the book The Power of 8 before joining the group.

    Register by: 8/09


    • August 14, 2022
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • William Reif Gallery
    • 10
    Register
    Sunday,  August 14 **Online Registration is Required to attend this class!
    3:00–5:00 pm

    Facilitator:  Julie Thompson

    IDPH and CDC guidelines about face masks will be observed.

    We invite you to join this monthly group to enjoy the camaraderie of making music together. We will explore traditional drumming rhythms, the rhythms of sayings, Nursery rhymes, and the rhythms of emotions as we connect with each other and to the earth. No talent or previous experience required.

    Bring your own percussive instrument if you have one. Limited instruments are available to borrow during class.

    Register by: 8/12

    • August 21, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Anjali Pavilion
    • 17
    Register

    Sunday,  August 21

    12:00-3:00 pm

    Instructor: Helen Bond

    IDPH and CDC guidelines about face masks will be observed.

    Helen will share with everyone the great joy of traditional hand drumming from Guinea, West Africa. Come be a part of this joyful group where we come together as a small village and enjoy the uplifting beauty of the traditional hand drumming ensemble. You will learn basic rhythms on dunun drums and the djembe accompaniment parts. You’ll also learn the origins of each rhythm, receive expert instruction on all instruments in the traditional djembe orchestra and deepen your understanding of place of music, dance, and song in West African life. Helen is able to work simultaneously with students of all levels — beginners to professional. Bring your own drum if you have one. Limited instruments available to borrow during class.

    Must have a minimum of 8 students, so please register by: 8/19

    • August 22, 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • William Reif Gallery
    • 6
    Register

    Monday, August 22
    6:00–9:00 pm

    IPDH and CDC guidelines about face masks will be observed.

    All are welcome. We will watch the film while eating dinner and then have a discussion of the film, characters, and artistry.

    When married British women Rose Arbuthnot (Miranda Richardson) and Lottie Wilkins (Josie Lawrence) decide to take a break from their respective spouses, they stay at a castle in Italy for a quiet holiday. Joining the ladies is Caroline Dester (Polly Walker), a young socialite, and Mrs. Fisher (Joan Plowright), an older aristocrat. Liberated from their daily routines, the four women ease into life in rural Italy, and each finds herself transformed by the experience. 1991. PG. 95 min.

    Advance Registration REQUIRED. NO WALK-INS. Register by: 8/21

    • September 08, 2022
    • September 22, 2022
    • 2 sessions
    • Media Room
    • 10
    Register

     Thursdays, September 8 & 22

     1:00–2:00 pm

    Facilitator:  Julie Thompson

    IPDH and CDC guidelines about face masks will be observed.

    Discover how to tap into our extraordinary human capacity for connection and healing using the power of group intention. Based on the book, The Power of Eight, by Lynne McTaggart, the group will be guided to focus their intention together, a powerful collective dynamic emerges that may heal conditions and transform lives.  Each participant will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement and read the book The Power of 8 before joining the group.

    Register by: 9/6 or 2 days before session


    • September 11, 2022
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • William Reif Gallery
    • 10
    Register
    Sunday,  September 11 **Online Registration is Required to attend this class!
    2:00–4:00 pm

    Facilitator:  Julie Thompson

    IDPH and CDC guidelines about face masks will be observed.

    We invite you to join this monthly group to enjoy the camaraderie of making music together. We will explore traditional drumming rhythms, the rhythms of sayings, Nursery rhymes, and the rhythms of emotions as we connect with each other and to the earth. No talent or previous experience required.

    Bring your own percussive instrument if you have one. Limited instruments are available to borrow during class.

    Register by: 9/09

    • September 12, 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • William Reif Gallery
    • 10
    Register

    Join this new evening women's book club! And no, you don’t have to be a "bad girl" to join the group. This group will focus on books with female authors and unique female protagonists.  In depth and honest opinions are encouraged.  You don’t even have to finish the book to join in on this fun book discussion group. Indulgent beverages and desserts will be served, and bad girl attire encouraged! 

    Vladimir by Julia May Jonas 

    Monday, September 12

    6:00 pm–8:00 pm

    Facilitator: Lisa Alexander

    IDPH and CDC face mask guidelines will be observed.

    A provocative, razor-sharp, and timely debut novel about a beloved English professor facing a slew of accusations against her professor husband by former students—a situation that becomes more complicated when she herself develops an obsession of her own…

    Despite the cover, this is no bodice-ripper. The quality of the writing and the extent to which you may find yourself identifying with this protagonist will result in an extremely pleasurable reading experience, and make for an exciting discussion!

    Register by 9/10

    • September 14, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • William Reif Gallery & Zoom
    Register

    The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion

    by Fannie Flagg

    Wednesday, September 14

    10:00–11:30 am

    This class is both in-person and on ZOOM. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with the link to join the class. IPDH and CDC guidelines about face masks will be observed if in-person.

    Stanislaw is determined to escape the Russians and follow his brother to America, a land where anything seems possible.

    Wisconsin, 1941
    With all the men off to war, Fritzi and her sisters must learn men’s work — from fixing flats to driving the tow truck. They add their own touches, too: neat little caps, short skirts and roller skates, and the All-Girl Filling Station is born. Their peace doesn’t last long though: skilled women are needed to fly planes for the war effort.

    Alabama, 2005
    Mrs. Sookie Earle has just married off the last of her daughters and is looking forward to putting her feet up. But then one day a package arrives. Its contents knock Sookie sideways, propelling her back to the 1940s, and four irrepressible sisters whose wartime adventures force them to reimagine who they are, and what they are capable of
    — Goodreads

    All women are invited to these discussions to share observations, enthusiasm, insights and the pure enjoyment of reading.

    Register by: 9/12

    • September 25, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Anjali Pavilion or William Reif Gallery
    • 20
    Register

    Sunday,  September 25

    12:00-3:00 pm

    Instructor: Helen Bond

    IDPH and CDC guidelines about face masks will be observed.

    Helen will share with everyone the great joy of traditional hand drumming from Guinea, West Africa. Come be a part of this joyful group where we come together as a small village and enjoy the uplifting beauty of the traditional hand drumming ensemble. You will learn basic rhythms on dunun drums and the djembe accompaniment parts. You’ll also learn the origins of each rhythm, receive expert instruction on all instruments in the traditional djembe orchestra and deepen your understanding of place of music, dance, and song in West African life. Helen is able to work simultaneously with students of all levels — beginners to professional. Bring your own drum if you have one. Limited instruments available to borrow during class.

    Must have a minimum of 8 students, so please register by: 9/23

    • September 26, 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • William Reif Gallery
    • 10
    Register

    undefinedMonday, September 26
    6:00–9:00 pm

    IPDH and CDC face mask guidelines will be observed.

    All are welcome. We will watch the film while eating dinner and then have a discussion of the film, characters, and artistry.

    Martha is an introverted woman who moves to a retirement community that has shuffleboard, golf, bowling and other activities. Hoping to be left alone, she meets Sheryl, a fun-loving neighbor who insists that they become best pals. After coming out of her shell, Martha and her new friend decide to form a cheerleading squad with their fellow residents. As the two women hold auditions, they soon learn that it's never too late to follow your dreams, even when the odds are stacked against you. 2019. PG-13. 91 min.

    Advance Registration REQUIRED. NO WALK-INS. Register by: 9/24