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Create-Away Days by the River

Find the creative time and space you seek to pursue your art or craft in a well-lit, spacious environment tailored to your needs and nourishing to your creative spirit. This is a great opportunity for quilters to get help with layering large quilts and time to work on them, and for other artists and crafters to find inspiration and relaxation in beautiful, quiet surroundings. Bring your own equipment and supplies and structure your own time. We provide tables, chairs, and access to resources for exploration and inspiration. Accommodations can be made for both individuals and small groups. Come for half or full day. Bring your lunch or purchase it separately. Hostess: Donna Brunell, OP (914-941- 4455 x216) Call for available space and dates. Fee: overnight guests (includes 3 meals): $75/ night; commuters: $30 for full day (includes lunch) ; $15 for half day; may purchase lunch separately.

Advent Taize Prayer ServiceA

Come join us in an ecumenical evening prayer service modeled upon those designed by the Interdenominational Christian community of Taize, France. These sacred candlelight services include beautiful seasonal chants, sacred readings, generous time of silence for personal reflection, and prayer of intercession. Presiders: Nancy Erts, OP and Linda Rivers, OP Wednesday, December 3, 10, 17 7:00 pm 8:00 pm Free-will offering

Yoga for Relaxation, Rejuvenation and Balance

Rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit through yoga and alignment. Included: - postures to tone, stretch and strengthen the body and relieve tension; - safe alignment techniques to ease and optimize the effects of the poses; - meditation and breathing exercises for calming, soothing, and reducing stress. Wear comfortable clothing. Bring a blanket or two, a towel and mat. Eat lightly, at least an hour before class. Instructor: Chris Glover Six week series: Series A: September 11 October 16 Series B: October 23 December 4 Series C: January 8 February 12, 2015 Thursdays: 6:45 8:00 pm Fee: $25 $30 per individual session (as you are able); $100 - $120 for any 6-week series (as you are able)

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