Adult

Author Event with Susanne Meyer-Fitzsimmons

Date: 
Thu, 09/14/2017 -
6:30pm to 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

We are all actors in a real-time cultural and environmental drama.  It can be scary and confusing, but also rewarding and incredibly creative, and we need hope and a vision.  Susanne’s recently-published book, Deep Living, offers that vision.  The author will talk about putting meaning and quality back into everyday life by creating win-win scenarios.  This requires a shift in values, away from “profit above all” quantification, and our usual win-lose scenarios, to a value-based culture that is cooperative, sustainable, compassionate, and transparent.  Deep Living urges re

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Tai Chi with Ron Gee

Date: 
Mon, 07/10/2017 -
6:30pm to 7:45pm
Contact: 
Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org
Age Group: 
Adult

The smooth, fluid movements of Tai Chi have been practiced from ancient times as a means to calm the mind and rejuvenate the body.  In this six-week series, instructor Ron Gee will cover standing mediation techniques, Qigong exercises and basic Yang-style Taijiquan postures. 

This workshop will run for six consecutive Mondays; please register for each individual class.

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Beyond the Usual: Organic Gardening Talk with Gar Wang

Date: 
Wed, 05/10/2017 -
6:00pm to 7:45pm
Contact: 
Help Desk @ 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org
Age Group: 
Adult
Teen

Beyond the usual radish and tomato, let’s expand our repertoire and grow a greater variety of vegetables and fruit for a healthier you.  Organic Gardener Gar Wang will review the fundamentals of organic gardening and discuss the benefits of growing out-of-the-ordinary plants, suitable for the home garden.

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The Sugar Blues - Break the Addiction!

Date: 
Thu, 07/27/2017 -
6:30pm to 7:45pm
Contact: 
Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org
Age Group: 
Adult

The Sugar Blues workshop is designed to change peoples' relationship with sugar permanently.  Learn the causes of sugar cravings and as well as practical tools for dealing with them.  We will look at the biochemistry of the body and at how sugar works to disrupt it.  It's not about deprivation - it's about freedom: the freedom to eat foods you love and have sweetness in your life -- without the side effects or the guilt.

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Sustainable World Book Club discusses "1491" by Charles Mann

Date: 
Tue, 05/16/2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Contact: 
The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3
Age Group: 
Adult

In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492.
 

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Sustainable World Book Club discusses "Deep Living" by Susanne Meyer-Fitzsimmons

Date: 
Tue, 07/18/2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Contact: 
The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3
Age Group: 
Adult

We are all actors in a real-time cultural and environmental drama. It can be scary and confusing, but also rewarding and incredibly creative, and we need hope and a vision. Deep Living offers that vision. With the help of anecdotes, insight, a subtle sense of humor, information, and cultural criticism Deep Living shows how to find meaning and spirit in our most fundamental connections, those with nature, with food and how we grow it, with each other, and with our bodies, but also proposes a grander vision for these seemingly turbulent times.

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2nd Sunday Conversation: Encapsulate

Date: 
Sun, 07/09/2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Contact: 
Help Desk @ 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org
Age Group: 
Adult
Teen

Mary Collura, local documentary film maker & Sesquicentennial Creative Director, invites everyone in Warwick to share their memories of the 1967 Centennial.  Bring pictures, souvenirs, film strips or just your stories!  Participants will have an opportunity to appear in ENCAPSULATE, a documentary about the 1967 Time Capsule and events leading up to its unearthing on Saturday, August 5, 2017.

* Encapsulate is made possible with from funds Orange County Art’s Council’s Ten Year Anniversary Community Arts Grant Program

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Non-Violent Communication Workshop

Date: 
Sat, 09/09/2017 -
10:00am to 12:30pm
Contact: 
Help Desk @ 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org
Age Group: 
Adult

Are you looking to have more compassion in your life?  To strengthen your communication with others?  Share deeper and more meaningful connections?  Join us for an introduction to Nonviolent Communication (NVC), a new generation of human connection and peacemaking skills that’s changing the way we think about conflict, compassion and our future. Come learn about this transformative practice.  Ideal for couples, families and anyone looking to improve their relationships within themselves and with others.

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Susan Meyer Fitzsimmons is coordinating
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