There is no better way to start the day than with hot coffee and cool topics.
April's topic is: EDUCATION: Is the American system broken? The classroom: Opportunities for change? How and why students need to feel comfortable being uncomfortable.
$5 at the door
Family and Friends CPR - CANCELLED
Friday, April 3, 2020
10:00 - 12:00 - Adult CPR
1:00 - 3:00 - Infant and Child CPR
This class is for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a CPR course completion card or certification to meet a job requirement. This course is ideal for community groups, new parents, grandparents, babysitters, and others interested in earning how to save a life. Adult, children, and infant lifesaving skills will be taught.
Please pre-register, so that we can get a head count. Donations cheerfully accepted!
The United States and the World - CANCELLED
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
9:00 - 10:30 am
The United States has been the world's preeminent capitalist power and has used that position arguably for financial, cultural, political, and military interventions abroad. Some argue that the foreign policy of the United States is fundamentally good and helps to advance democracy world-wide; others that it is fundamentally destructive and helps to destroy democracy around the world. The goal of this class is to investigate whom US foreign policy has benefitted and in what ways.
Introduction to Partner Dancing - CANCELLED
Thursday, April 9, 2020
7:00 - 8:15 PM
Dance is about connection, communication and fun. Learn some basic techniques and general dance etiquette. Gain confidence to enter any dance floor! No partner required. Bring one song you would like to dance to on your phone or laptop.
Susan Grace has been dancing multiple dances for 20 years and specializes in body movement, communication and connection!
Stay Smart, Stay Sharp - CANCELLED
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
1:30 - 3:30
You work out for your body but have you ever though about a workout for your brain? Just as you train for a sport, you can train to improve your memory and thinking skills. In this session, you will have an opportunity to experience a variety of cognitive activities each focusing on different areas of the brain. The brain has an amazing ability to accommodate many changes one may experience in life. Don't miss this hands-on class!
LBJ and the Tonkin Gulf Incident, 1964 - CANCELLED
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
9:00 - 10:30
Questions about the Gulf of Tonkin incident have persisted for well over 50 years. It's difficult to believe that confusion could exist about something as simple as whether or not an attack took place. Confusion at sea, confusion in Washington and domestic politics all may have contributed to the omission of evidence. This class will attempt to piece together this puzzle of momentour proportions for the United States. $25
Asian Brush Painting - The Iris
Thursday, May 7, 2020
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Many cultures have used the Iris in art. Think vases, screens, Kimonos, scrolls, etc., from China and Japan - and from Europe, fleur de lis patters in relief, paintings and facbric, to Van Gogh's irises on canvas.
This flower has a unique and intruiguing form that is especially fun to paint with Asian brushes and strokes. Join us in exploring some basics of the ancient and meditative art of Asian Brush Painting as you paint the distinctive Iris.
All levels welcome. Note: you will be working with ink and pigments that do not wash out. Please dress accordingly.