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January 2022

Art & Mindfulness: Coping with Pandemic Stress

January 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$175.00

Join us for a 5-week series of art and mindfulness sessions in a new group designed to help participants cope with pandemic-related stress. Led by art therapist Merry Urbia, each weekly gathering will have a particular focus to explore, primarily through art and mindfulness practices, also incorporating guided movement and writing. While exercises will be chosen with the week’s theme ... Read More

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February 2022

Mindfulness Meditation with Christy

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Learn and practice mindfulness meditation. Sessions will begin with a 30-minute meditation period, followed by an optional 15-minute discussion. Christy Sharshel, MS, CMT-P has been practicing Vipassana/Insight meditation since 2011. Christy has studied extensively with leading Western teachers of mindfulness, psychology and contemplative practices, including Tara Brach, Jack Kornfield, and Jonathan Foust, and has completed trainings in Mindfulness Based Stress ... Read More

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Mixed Media Expressions – Art for Adults

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$125.00

Join interdisciplinary artist Ann Deutermann for a 4-part workshop, as you learn to create a mixed media painting using a variety of materials and techniques. Learn acrylic paint methods, and the impact of color and composition. Dry media techniques such as pencil and pastel will be integrated. For added texture and interest, experiment with incorporating papers and images. We will ... Read More

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Mobile Food Distribution

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Silver Spring United Methodist Church, 8900 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, 20910
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Free

Drive-thru distribution of fresh produce and groceries from the Capital Area Food Bank; walk-ins also welcome. Distribution in parking lot behind church, entrance on First Avenue.

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The Mother of All Comedy Shows

February 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Busboys and Poets Takoma Park, 235 Carroll St NW
Washington, DC, 20012
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$10 – $20

The MOTHER of All Comedy shows brings together amazing comedians for a hilarious stand up comedy show presented at Busboys and Poets Takoma. This show is a comedy by women and funny for everyone so bring your boo, your bestie, your boss, your babe (18+ please) and get ready for the laughs. February 3rd, we have D Lo, Abby Mello ... Read More

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Felted Hearts Workshop

February 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$35.00

Experience the fun and ease of hand sewing and embroidery in this one-day workshop just in time for Valentine's Day! Lean the basics of embroidery on felt to make heart ornaments or string together for a whimsical garland decoration– sure to bring joy on Valentine’s Day and all year round! No prior sewing experience necessary. All materials provided.

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Ageless Expressions: Abstract Watercolor

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$160.00

Join us for an exciting new weekday program designed for older adults! Looking to explore 2D art in a casual, social setting? In Ageless Expressions, our talented and experienced teaching artist, Susan Farrer, will guide you in your personal artistic journey as you explore a variety of art forms during four-week sessions. In this session, you’ll learn about materials, color ... Read More

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Mindfulness Meditation with Christy

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Learn and practice mindfulness meditation. Sessions will begin with a 30-minute meditation period, followed by an optional 15-minute discussion. Christy Sharshel, MS, CMT-P has been practicing Vipassana/Insight meditation since 2011. Christy has studied extensively with leading Western teachers of mindfulness, psychology, and contemplative practices, including Tara Brach, Jack Kornfield, and Jonathan Foust, and has completed various trainings in Mindfulness Based ... Read More

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Collage Hearts Workshop for Adults and Children

February 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring, 20910
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$35.00

Create a pair of unique heart-themed collage ornaments to give as Valentine's Day gifts or hang in your home all year round. Choose from a selection of colorful, textured papers to layer onto papier-mâché forms that will be transformed into your own designs. This workshop is open to individual adults, or children ages 6+ along with a registered adult. Children ... Read More

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Mindfulness Meditation with Christy

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Learn and practice mindfulness meditation. Sessions will begin with a 30-minute meditation period, followed by an optional 15-minute discussion. Christy Sharshel, MS, CMT-P has been practicing Vipassana/Insight meditation since 2011. Christy has studied extensively with leading Western teachers of mindfulness, psychology, and contemplative practices, including Tara Brach, Jack Kornfield, and Jonathan Foust, and has completed various trainings in Mindfulness Based ... Read More

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