Sew My Idea! Sewing Classes…and new! A Sewing Club!

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Our wonderful sewing guru Jeanniene Tazzioli is returning this September with a new series of classes for beginners and intermediate level students.  She’s also starting a weekly sewing club, giving you an opportunity to come sew in a supportive environment!  While there will be no instruction during the club sessions, there will be supervision and support available if you run into any snags!  Here’s the low down on the sessions that are available this fall, starting at the end of September and early October 2016:   [Read more…]

May 20/17 – The Art of Listening – a workshop

Social Business Meeting

Saturday, May 20/17
1-3:30pm, Creative City Centre
$25 + GST or PWYC*
All Ages – Max of 15 participants;
Pre-registration is required.

 

The Art of Listening 

How can can we heal ourselves, our relationships, and our communities with the art of active listening? How are emotional labour practices within arts communities shaped by misogyny and the fear of femininity?

Healthy communities are built upon healthy relationship skills. As a key aspect of communication, active listening can contribute to intimacy and care while minimizing defensiveness and conflict. An arts-based presentation, discussion, and experiential exercise will provide participants with concrete tools to strengthen listening skills applicable to creative work, every-day social interactions, and situations in which loved ones are in need of support.

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