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The World of Tea – Advanced Class

Iowa City Senior Center 28 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

Location: Zoom Instructor: Judith Leavitt, TalkingTea LLC Register online or call 319-356-5220 Fridays, February 3-24, 10:00-11:00 am Fee: $25 (includes samples of 12 teas); pay instructor.   In the introductory World of Tea class, tea drinkers tasted the first 12 teas on the Periodic Table of Talking Tea©. In this Advanced World of Tea class,...

$25

Dignity in Donation

Iowa City Senior Center 28 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

Iowa City Senior Center, Room 302 Register online or call 319-356-5220 Presenter: Francie Williamson Friday, February 3, 1:00-2:00 pm No Fee   Restoring someone’s sight through a corneal transplant changes their life forever and touches the lives of many others. During this presentation, learn more about eye donation and how to sign up to pass...

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Mindfulness 101: Changing Your Relationship to Stress

Iowa City Senior Center 28 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

Location: Zoom Register online or call 319-356-5220 Instructor: Christine Allen Tuesdays, January 31 - March 28, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm No Fee   Practicing mindfulness meditation, which involves paying attention to your thoughts, feelings, body sensations, and environment, has been shown to improve overall well-being. Mindfulness is being aware of what is happening as...

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Writing About Food (Workshop) !

Iowa City Senior Center 28 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

Iowa City Senior Center, Room 307 Instructor: Logan Hoffman-Smith Register online or call 319-356-5220 Tuesdays, February 7 - March 14, 1:00-2:30 pm Membership Required, No Fee   Food is one of life's greatest pleasures, so it's no surprise that writing about it is fun too! In this course, we'll read food essays, do food- related...

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Poetry Reading Circle

Iowa City Senior Center 28 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

Iowa City Senior Center, Room 307 Instructor: Joi Haskins Register online or call 319-356-5220 Wednesdays, January 18 - February 22, 4:00-5:00 pm No Fee   Let's read poetry together! The class will discuss poems brought in by the instructor, in addition to poems students would like to share. Poets to be read include Rita Dove,...

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Iowa City New Horizons Band

Iowa City Senior Center 28 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

Iowa City Senior Center, Assembly Room & Rooms 305, 309, 311 Instructor(s): University of Iowa Music Education Register 319-356-5220 Tuesdays, Thursdays, January 17 - May 11, 8:15 - 10:30 am No Fee   The Iowa City New Horizons Band provides opportunities for older adults to play musical instruments. The band performs under the direction of...

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The Art of the Short Story

Iowa City Senior Center 28 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

Iowa City Senior Center, Room 308 Instructor: Sara Luzuriaga Register online or call 319-356-5220 Thursdays, January 26 - March 9, 2:00-3:30 pm Membership Required, No Fee   This six-week-long craft course in fiction writing will introduce key elements of short stories. Each participant will build toward a final short story project through weekly writing exercises,...

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The World of Tea – Advanced Class

Iowa City Senior Center 28 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

Location: Zoom Instructor: Judith Leavitt, TalkingTea LLC Register online or call 319-356-5220 Fridays, February 3-24, 10:00-11:00 am Fee: $25 (includes samples of 12 teas); pay instructor.   In the introductory World of Tea class, tea drinkers tasted the first 12 teas on the Periodic Table of Talking Tea©. In this Advanced World of Tea class,...

$25

Traditional Country Dance

Iowa City Senior Center 28 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

Robert A Lee Recreation Center - Social Hall Saturday, February 11, 5:00-8:00 pm No Fee Our dances are great for beginners as there is no fancy footwork to learn; the caller tells us what to do and other dancers can help if you get mixed up. Bring a friend or come alone—there are always plenty...

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Mindfulness 101: Changing Your Relationship to Stress

Iowa City Senior Center 28 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

Location: Zoom Register online or call 319-356-5220 Instructor: Christine Allen Tuesdays, January 31 - March 28, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm No Fee   Practicing mindfulness meditation, which involves paying attention to your thoughts, feelings, body sensations, and environment, has been shown to improve overall well-being. Mindfulness is being aware of what is happening as...

Free
Recurring

Writing About Food (Workshop) !

Iowa City Senior Center 28 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

Iowa City Senior Center, Room 307 Instructor: Logan Hoffman-Smith Register online or call 319-356-5220 Tuesdays, February 7 - March 14, 1:00-2:30 pm Membership Required, No Fee   Food is one of life's greatest pleasures, so it's no surprise that writing about it is fun too! In this course, we'll read food essays, do food- related...

Free
Recurring

Poetry Reading Circle

Iowa City Senior Center 28 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

Iowa City Senior Center, Room 307 Instructor: Joi Haskins Register online or call 319-356-5220 Wednesdays, January 18 - February 22, 4:00-5:00 pm No Fee   Let's read poetry together! The class will discuss poems brought in by the instructor, in addition to poems students would like to share. Poets to be read include Rita Dove,...

Free