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Quilting: Fabric Art Quilting

Monday 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Childcare Room 2 Have you ever wanted to create a beautiful piece of quilted fabric art but didn't know where to start? Then this course is for you! Whether you are a beginner or an advanced quilter, come learn how to quilt your own piece of fabric art incorporating the Japanese method of embroidery known as Sashiko. You will also learn how to embellish your piece. The course will also cover how to measure, mark, design, cut and finish a small quilt. The instructor will review fabric choices, thread choices, how to transfer your design onto fabric, how to hand quilt Sashiko style, how to embellish with beads and buttons, ...

Cooking: Healthy Cooking on a Budget

Monday 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Kitchen In this hands-on cooking class, participants will learn how to use wholesome ingredients to create healthy, economical and flavourful recipes that they will be able to enjoy with their families. Local and international flavours will be featured using whole grains, beans and legumes with a nice mix of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Everything cooked during the class will be enjoyed together at the end of each class. A course fee of $30 for supplies per participant is payable to the instructor at the first class. Instructor: Nevine Elchibini, B.Comm.

10 Conversations to Have with Your Children

Friday 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Upstairs Classroom Join this discussion group on the 10 talks every parent should have with their children about sex and character. In our ever-changing society, one thing has never changed. It is the need to open a dialogue with our offspring without embarrassing ourselves or them. The group will go through these 10 talks with examples of outcomes other parents have had -- all in a supportive environment. Participants will have the opportunity to evaluate their own morals and values regarding these important topics. Our children are never too young for us to learn these valuable tools, nor are they too old for us to add ...

Introduction to Watercolour

Friday 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Upstairs Classroom Learn the basics of watercolour painting in a fun and enriching environment. Discover how to apply and control transparent washes and achieve glowing results! In-class information is delivered at planned stages so that all students develop a good base from which to work. Questions are encouraged and welcome as everyone learns from this valuable cross-pollination of ideas. The various homework assignments (approximately 1 hour/week) will reinforce what you have just learned. You can work at your own pace to push the medium using the techniques as far as your interest and imagination will go. Topics ...

Holistic Journaling

Wednesday 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Childcare Room 2 Holistic journal writing enhances your life in many meaningful ways -- mind, body and soul. Gain insights, de-stress, recognize synchronicity, achieve personal goals, address issues, get organized, improve your memory, and more! No writing skills or creativity necessary. Learn more than 18 journaling techniques, helpful hints, and time savers. And, perhaps best of all, be blessed with the magical camaraderie that always happens among journalers! Please Note: Participants will need to purchase a workbook at a cost of $5 payable to the instructor at the first class. Instructor: Jill Boileau, ...

Who Am I? A Course in Self-Discovery

Tuesday 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Upstairs Classroom In this course, participants will take a journey of self-discovery, finding out who they really are, what they love, and how they can live their lives in abundance. Through practical exercises using collage, writing, art and drama, participants will explore their feelings, inner longings and desires so as to live in more harmony with nature and the beauty in our lives. A course fee of $20 for art supplies is payable to the instructor at the first class. Instructor: Heather Markgraf, B.Ed., B.F.A. (Major in Theatre), Nonviolent Communications Trainer

Quilting

Monday 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Childcare Room 2 Take this opportunity to make several small quilted projects. We will be working on different placemats, table runners and small quilts. All levels of quilting experience welcome. Beginners need to spend approximately $120.00 on equipment over and above any fabrics. A list of equipment supplies for beginners can be had upon request. Note that this is a 5 week course. $75.00 Instructor: Margaret Roberts

Meditative Well Being

Friday 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Upstairs Classroom Meditation can offer physical, emotional, energy, and spiritual benefits. Combining sharing, theory and practice, participants in this course will take a meditative journey to well being. Learn about different breathing exercises, establish routines to ensure easier meditation practices and adapt different meditative techniques based on how you feel. Take an hour for yourself. Participants are asked to wear comfortable clothing and are encouraged to bring a small blanket to class.  $31.00 Instructor: Isabelle Caron, Hatha Yoga Instructor

Evening Kripalu-Inspired Hatha Yoga

Tuesday 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. Gym In the Kripalu tradition, this Hatha yoga course is suitable for all levels. Exercise your body and mind as you welcome sensation, connect with breath, and discover strength already within you. This is a mixed-level class, so by learning to listen and honour your own body, you may practice safely at any level. Detailed instruction is provided so that you will feel safe, looked after, and confident.  Mindfulness, compassion, and patience are encouraged throughout seated centering, warm-ups, standing sequences, and guided meditations. Important information: Participants are strongly urged to come equipped with a ...

Stories and Art (2 – 5 yrs)

Monday 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Upstairs Classroom In this course children will get to enjoy a story-time circle and then create a piece of art related to the story. It is all about the children having fun while developing self-esteem and pride in their work. Moms of younger children will participate with their child. Older preschoolers can participate on their own or with their moms. It is advised that children bring a smock to wear during creative time. Instructor: Annika Diehl, B.F.A. (Concordia)   800x600 Normal 0 false false false EN-CA X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4...

Wednesday Night Book Club

Wednesday 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. 8 meetings during the year: Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20, Jan. 15, Feb. 19, Mar. 18, Apr. 15, and May 20 Childcare Room 2 The Women's Centre's Book Club offers a great reading experience, exciting discussions, and enjoyable companionship. Because there are no animators, participants rotate the leadership role on a monthly basis. Important information: For information about meeting dates and the book selected for the upcoming meeting, please refer to the Events Calendar on our website or call the WIWC Office at 514-695-8529. The WIWC’s childcare service is not available during evening programming. Register for ...