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Giving Voice Chorus - St. Paul
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Giving Voice Chorus - St. Paul

$75

with Jeanie Brindley-Barnett

Fall Semester:  Mondays, September 9 - December 16

No Session: November 25.

This unique and joy-filled choral experience is for people living with Alzheimer’s and their care partners.  Sing old and new songs, learn vocal technique and ensemble skills, and share musical memories together.  No vocal experience is required, just a love of singing.  Each registration requires a partner.  For more information about Giving Voice Chorus visit www.givingvoicechorus.org 

Fee: $75/person

Special Registration:  Register online at http://www.macphail.org or call MacPhail at 612-321-0100.

Creative Writing: From Prompts to Paper

$24

with Margie O'Loughlin

Margie O'Loughlin, longtime community news reporter, will give participants a chance to write from a prompt, and to share their writing with classmates.  Atmosphere is supportive and fun.  No previous experience necessary.  Sharpen your writing skills, encourage memory recall of personal history, and make new  friends - all at the same time!

Eight-week series:  October 3 - November 21.

Fee: $21/series; scholarships available.

Class is FREE to Lyngblomsten Campus tenants and residents. 

Registration required by October 1.

Exploring Art: Andrew Wyeth and Norman Rockwell

$20

with Debbie Lyon and Renee DesJarlais

Exploring Art is a series that focuses on an historical or current artist, his or her impact on society, artistic style, time period, artistic influences, and carryover for today’s art.  Participants will create visual art project(s) using the artist's style.  Teaching artists: Art with Heart instructors, Debbie Lyon and Renee Des Jarlais.

Two-week series, November 12 & 19: Andrew Wyeth and Norman Rockwell

Week One: Andrew Wyeth, son of N.C. Wyeth, was a 20th century painter known for his realism in portraiture and pastorals, as seen in the iconic  painting "Christina's World."  Join us to hear about  the Helga pictures, kept secret for 15 years,  hear from Helga and his son Jamie as we explore this American artist.

Week Two: Norman Perceval Rockwell was a 20th-century American author, painter and illustrator.  His works enjoy a broad popular appeal in the United States for their reflection of American culture.  Over time, Rockwell's work came to reflect, and then define, an idealized vision of American life, particularly during the holidays.  Each session will be a 90 minute lecture/video presentation.

Registration required by November 9.

Fee: $20.00/series; includes supplies.  Scholarships available.

Lyngblomsten Community Sage Singers - Holiday Series

$20

with Paula Lammers

A MacPhail Sing for Life Partnership. Come make a joyful noise with the Lyngblomsten Community Sage Singers!  Join MacPhail teaching artist Paula Lammers starting November 13 for weekly Sing for Life choir sessions that will focus on holiday music.  The holiday series will bring joy to your heart as you sing many familiar holiday tunes.  New members always welcome! 

Fee: $20/quarter; FREE for Lyngblomsten residents and tenants.

Registration required; walk-ins welcome.

Redeemer Primetime: History Center Judy Garland
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Redeemer Primetime: History Center Judy Garland

$35
Calendar Nov 21, 2019 at 9:30 am

FULL - REGISTRATION CLOSED 

Special Registration:  Sign up at the Redeemer Church Welcome Center or call the church office at (651) 429-5411 by November 21st,  2019. Walk-ins welcome. 

Fee:  $35

Armchair Traveler: Caribbean Cruising, Three Ports of Call, A Cross Generational Experience

Free

with Janet Byrnes

Calendar Nov 21, 2019 at 1 pm

Hear about Janet Byrnes’s travels in the Caribbean aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Epic.  It is one of the largest ships with 4,100 guests and 1724 crew.  Hear about the pros and cons of cruising on a very large ship, the variety of restaurants on board and the amazing activities available.  The three ports of call were St. Thomas, US Virgin Island, Tortola, British Virgin Island and Norwegian’s private island, Great Stirrup Kay.  Each stop offered amazing sites and activities.  In addition to hearing about the ship and the islands, learn about traveling with three generations.  Because our group ranged in age from 16 to 79, we paid special attention to what worked best for people of all ages.  If you are considering a cruise, this is great information.  If you are coming to enjoy learning about new places and adventures, Janet will make you feel as if you are there with her family enjoying the food, sun and activities!  Presenter Janet Byrnes, Lyngblomsten Assistant Administrator.

Free program; $3 pie and coffee (Optional; pay at the door).

Registration preferred; walk-ins welcome.

Art History: George Morrison

$12

with Angie Renee

Calendar Nov 25, 2019 at 10 am

Join local artist, Angie Renee who will lead a group discussion about famous artists in history and the artist’s impact on the world.

November 25:  George Morrison

Let’s look at the beautiful paintings of Native American artist George Morrison.

Registration preferred; walk-ins welcome.

FEE:  $12/class:  scholarships available.

Exploring Art: Wayne Thiebaud

$30

with Debbie Lyon and Renee DesJarlais

Calendar Dec 3, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Exploring Art is a series that focuses on an historical or current artist, his or her impact on society, artistic style, time period, artistic influences, and carryover for today’s art.  Participants will create visual art project(s) using the artist's style.  Teaching artists: Art with Heart instructors, Debbie Lyon and Renee Des Jarlais.

Three-week series, December 3, 10, 17:  Wayne Thiebaud

American artist Wayne Thiebaud is a painter born in Mesa Arizona in 1920 best known for his still lifes of edible treats and everyday objects in his singular illustrative style.  His most popular subject matter includes colorful cakes, slices of pie, candy pieces, and the winding streets of San Francisco.  This series is designed to include both lecture and visual art experience each session.

Registration required by November 29.

Fee: $30.00/series; includes supplies.  Scholarships available.





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