Travel Talk: Interactive Education and Vacation Planning
Wednesday, Nov. 20 - 5:30 - 7:00 pm
TRAVELING TO AND WITHIN OUR NATIONAL PARKS:
Our beautiful US National Parks are true treasures to behold, and many of them are set up to provide excellent experiences for the whole family to enjoy. We'll touch on the most popular of the Parks, what to see, and how to visit.
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The Holland Center and The Desert Foothills Library have formed a book club! Each month, we will be reading a biography, memoir, or autobiography and will come together to talk about the person's life. Everyone is welcome!
December's Subject is: Ray Charles
Main Book: Ray Charles' Own Story by Ray Charles and Davi Ritz. Other good options include: You Don't Know Me: Reflections of My Father, Ray Charles by Ray Charles Robinson, Jr., Ray Charles: I Was Born with Music in Me by Carin T. Ford., Ray Charles by Susan Sloate, Ray - film by Universal Studios (2004) or Ray Charles Forever - Album by Ray Charles.
Please sign up to show your interest, and reserve your seat!
Get in the Holiday Spirit with art! This workshop will focus on the Poinsettia, which has become a multi cultural symbol of the winter holidays. Capture the essence of this flower and the season using Asian Brush Painting techniques and materials, while learning some basics of this ancient, meditative, yet spontaneous art form.
All levels welcome. All materials supplied. Note: you will be working with black ink and colors that do not wash out. Please dress accordingly.
Get ready to experience a world class art museum that rivals any in the state. The Phoenix Airport Museum has become one of the largest art programs in the country.
This tour is limited to 38 participants! Early bird registration discount 10% (by Nov. 1st).
Be prepared to walk, with resting points; about 3 miles total.
Proceeds from "Art Bus" tours benefit the Holland Center Art Gallery exhibits and programs.
Buses load at 11:30 and depart by noon; return by 4:30. There will also be a pickup at the Mustang Library for those living further south. Please let us know if you are interested in that option.
We are having a special meeting of Art, Coffee, and Conversation, our monthly art critique group, that will coincide with the Art Bus Trip. If you wish, you can come early, at 11:00 am on Friday, Dec. 6, bring a brown bag lunch, and listen to a presentation all about the Phoenix Airport Museum at Sky Harbor. It's a wonderful way to prepare for our tour! This is an OPTIONAL activity.
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Art, Coffee, and Conversation
First Friday of Every Month from 10am-12pm.
Curious about the backstory of an art piece or why artists choose the materials they use to create? Come join us on the first Friday of every month, Oct. - May, and join the group to question, think, discuss, and, we hope, to share some laughter. Bring your cup of joe...we provide the art and encourage the conversation with guidance by Nicolette Bonnstetter.
Family and Friends CPR
Friday, December 6, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This is the third in a series of free classes on CPR. Family and Friends CPR 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 learning 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.
This is a 3-hour course that will teach you how to do your own Self-Hypnosis, providing you with a tool to improve the quality of your life in any area you choose. Hypnosis is the oldest form of healing. It can be used on anything you would like to change in your life. If there is an issue that is holding you back from doing something that is important to you, and you would like to be free of it, then this course can show you how! If you attended the first session, you are welcome to come to this one as well, as some new material will be added.
Michele Guy, P.E., P.Eng., C.Ht. is a Professional Engineer, and Certified Hypnotherapist. Hypnosis has become popular for weight loss and quitting smoking, however its uses are limitless. Emotional Health, Physical Health, and Mental Health are where Michele focuses her energy, and is able to help her Clients most.
Join us for an exciting day of creativity and inspiration!
This is the ancient art of Batik— a technique of hand-dyeing by using applied wax as a dye resist—with a decidedly modern twist. Learn the tools, techniques, and basics of working with wax and dye. It’s fast and easy to get started on your own Batik Journey!
$25 + tax for supplies due on the day of class. Can be paid by cash, check or credit card.