July 2019

MIXED MEDIA: OIL PASTELS WITH WATERCOLOR

July 1 – Monday
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Presenter: Sister Karen Kappell

“Oil and water don’t mix” but used together in painting can produce very interesting and unique effects. Let’s explore using these two mediums together in a floral or landscape painting. Bring some photos or a plan for reference(abstracts work well, too,) a watercolor pad or stretched watercolor paper mounted onboard that you can lift and tilt (140# hot press is the best but cold press works, too). Also bring scrap pieces of watercolor paper to experiment on and watercolor supplies. Fee: $30.00. Bring alunch. Register by Monday, June 24.

MARYWOOD WRITERS GROUP

July 1 – Monday
12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Writers of every level and genre are welcome to join the group and come to any or each meeting. Bring a copy of your writing for feedback (1 – 3 double-spaced pages) and your meal. Be ready for a robust discussion among a supportive community that will enrich your work as a writer. Suggested offering: $5.00. Please register by the day before the session.

  • 1st Monday of the month, 12:00-3:30 p.m. (May 6, June 3, July 1, August 1)
  • 3rd Tuesday night of the month, 6:00-8:30 p.m. (May 21, June 18, July 16, August 20)
MIXED MEDIA: ACRYLIC PAINT, METALLICS, PASTEL

July 2 – Tuesday
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Presenter: Sister Karen Kappell

Experiment and loosen up paintings with a combination of mixed media for a jewel of a painting. From a photo or design each person will develop a semi to abstract composition. From thumbnail sketches each will choose and draw onto pastel board their painting composition. The gold leaf and acrylic under painting will be applied followed by pastels and other media. Bring photos or designs of any subject with sharp contrast in light and dark (abstract, floral, landscape) and soft pastels. A pastel board, acrylic paint, and gold leaf will be provided. Fee:$30.00. Bring a lunch. Register by Monday, June 24.

MIXED MEDIA: BRUSHO INKS AND WATERCOLORS

July 3 – Wednesday
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Presenter: Sister Karen Kappell

Brusho powders are fine crystals of dye based ink that can add a colorful flair to your art. Their use carries an element of surprise that frees the imagination. The Brusho powders will be available for class use. They work on all water color paper and Yupo. Bring a stretched watercolor paper or pad. Yupo paper will be available for all to experiment. Bring your watercolor supplies. Fee: $30.00. Bring a lunch. Register by Monday, June24.

CATHOLICISM: The Pivotal Players: B. John Henry Newman, The Convert

July 11 – Thursday
1:30-3:30 p.m.
Facilitator: Sister Marla Lang

Should the Church simply retreat in the face of the challenges of culture? John Henry Newman came into the Church as a convert and used his prodigious intellectual gifts to help the Church better understand its identity and mission and engage the challenges of a secular age. Suggested offering $10.00. Please register by the day before.

THE GIFT OF YEARS

July 15 – Monday
9:30-11:30 a.m.
Presenter: Barb Kane

Growing older has its challenges. What characteristics help one embrace later years? Learn what research has found and walkaway with renewed inspiration. Suggested offering: $10.00. Register by Saturday, July 13.

MARYWOOD WRITERS GROUP

July 1 6 – Tuesday
6:00-8:30 p.m.

Writers of every level and genre are welcome to join the group and come to any or each meeting. Bring a copy of your writing for feedback (1 – 3 double-spaced pages) and your meal. Be ready for a robust discussion among a supportive community that will enrich your work as a writer. Suggested offering: $5.00. Please register by the day before the session.

  • 1st Monday of the month, 12:00-3:30 p.m. (May 6, June 3, July 1, August 1)
  • 3rd Tuesday night of the month, 6:00-8:30 p.m. (May 21, June 18, July 16, August 20)
DISARMING THE VIOLENCE IN OUR OWN HEARTS

July 18 – Thursday
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Presenter: Pat Pintens

Are you dismayed by the increasing violence in the world and wondering what you can do about it? Recognizing the violence within ourselves and disarming ourselves can go along way toward building a more peaceful you and a more peaceful, less violent world. Let’s learn more about how to disarm our hearts. Suggested offering: $10.00. Register by Friday, July 12.

IONS Science and Spirituality

July 18 – Thursday
12:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Special Presentation by Ron Corte, M.D.
Facilitators: Jan Lewis & Sister Marla Lang

“Circle of Health: A Perspective on Balance and Wellness” will explore health in the context of life balance, mind, body, and spirit. Join us to discover how a sense of purpose, loving relationships, healthy lifestyle choices, community, spirituality and music, dance and poetry can contribute to a holistic lifestyle! Suggested offering: $10.00. Please register by the day before.

BOOK CLUB

July 19 – Friday
8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Facilitators: Sister Anita Beskar and Sister Marla Lang

Call 715-385-2706 for the book of the month. Suggested offering: $10.00. Third Friday of the month, May 17, June 21, July 19, August 20.

CATHOLICISM: The Pivotal Players: G.K. Chesterton, The Evangelist

July 23 – Thursday
1:30-3:30 p.m.
Facilitator: Sister Julia Walsh

How does one engage a culture that is befuddled by Christ and suspicious of the Church? The life and witness of this nineteenth century literary convert shows that the fundamental disposition of effective evangelization is joy, and life in Christ is a day-to-day encounter with an abundant and surprising offer of grace. Suggested offering: $10.00. Please register by the day before.

IONS Science and Spirituality

July 25 – Thursday
2:30-3:15 p.m.
Facilitators: Jan Lewis & Sister Marla Lang

We will continue watching the Gregg Braden series “MissingLinks”, “The Divine Matrix: Bridging Time, Space, Miracles, and Belief”. It is not necessary to have viewed previous episodes of the series to benefit from this program. Join us to view and discuss Season 3, episodes 3 & 4! Suggested offering: $10.00.

TASTE AND SEE THE GOODNESS OF FLOWERS

July 30 – Tuesday
9:30-11:30 a.m.
Presenter: Pat Pintens

We’re often encouraged to “Stop and smell the roses (flowers)” but how often are encouraged to “stop and taste the flowers” – those that are edible of course! Come enjoy not only the color and fragrance of flowers but the taste as well! Suggested offering: $10.00. Register by Wednesday, July 24.