2017-01/28 Reading with Richard Sipe

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Richard Sipe Author, I Confess Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 2 p.m. MEET SEX, PRIESTS AND POWER EXPERT AND AUTHOR RICHARD SIPE REVEALS PERSONAL LIFE EXPERIENCES IN NEW BOOK “I CONFESS” Discussion and book signing Psychotherapist and author A.W. Richard Sipe, the 83-year-old former Benedictine monk and Catholic priest, captures his life experiences in poetry in his new book I Confess. “I want to encourage people not to give up on their spiritual search, no matter how...

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Rescuing the Inner Maiden: thoughts after teaching 6th graders by Lara Eisenberg

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The day after the election, I taught five mindfulness classes to 6th grade students. I used the current political climate as a vehicle to teach a lesson on love and tolerance. I invited the kids to be mindful of their thoughts and emotions and to practice tolerance when other students shared a viewpoint contrary to their own. By using “mindful breathing” they learn the capacity to hold difficult sensatio and emotions. The overwhelming response from the kids was...

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12 Days of Christmas: Featured Friend — Lauren LeVieux Artist Studio

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Blog, Community Events, Community Partner of the Month, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on 12 Days of Christmas: Featured Friend — Lauren LeVieux Artist Studio

As part of the month of December, we are going to profile 12 local art or writing organizations.  Many of them will also be attending our Holiday Party, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2 from 5-8pm (FREE, open to the public, snacks/drinks provided). SECOND FEATURED FRIEND:  Lauren LeVieux Artist Studio One of the things we like about our location in Liberty Station is that we are surrounded by museums, art galleries and artist studios.  We get to meet many creative people and see...

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12 Days of Christmas: Featured Friend — Write Out Loud

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in Blog, Community Events, Community Partner of the Month, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on 12 Days of Christmas: Featured Friend — Write Out Loud

As part of the month of December, we are going to profile 12 local art or writing organizations.  Many of them will also be attending our Holiday Party, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2 from 5-8pm (FREE, open to the public, snacks/drinks provided). FIRST UP: Write Out Loud We have partnered with them on a number of occasions, running a letter writing booth at their annual event, TWAINFEST, or having them perform Poe short stories at our E.A. Poe Wake. If you are not familiar with...

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2017-01/23 Writing for Children with Marcie Colleen

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in Classes, Events | Comments Off on 2017-01/23 Writing for Children with Marcie Colleen

Writing for Children Ever think you might want to write for children but don’t know where to start? Whether you desire to write a quiet bedtime story like Goodnight, Moon or a thrilling young adult epic like The Hunger Games, this 10-week class is for you. Join us on a journey to explore all literature for ages 0-19. This comprehensive course will cover everything you need to know to start on your own kidlit path, with a heavy focus on craft. You will learn: The...

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