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March 2019

What Will You Do With the Rest of Your Life? A Retreat for Women in the Second Half of Life

March 23 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Feminist Betty Friedan said, "Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength." As we age, our priorities often change, we become more discerning, we seek ways we can be more authentically ourselves. Many of us ask: "Where can we be useful?" "What is our purpose?" "What does it mean to be wise?" "Who are we when we are not what we used to do?" Life is a constant process of refining who we are. This…

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Doing Our Own Work: An Anti Racism Workshop for White People

March 28 - March 31
$475 8 tickets left
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Part 1: March 28-31, 2019 - Durham, NC, Durham, NC Part 2: April 25-28, 2019, Durham, NC 7-9 pm Thurs. evening, 9-5 on Friday, 9-5 on Saturday, and 1-5 Sunday afternoon Participation in all sessions is required. At this time in our nation, we are witnessing an alarming resurgence of white supremacy and state sanctioned violence. It is imperative that white people do the deep work required to claim and embody an anti-racist identity, understand the privilege they carry, and…

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April 2019

Art of Conscious Aging: A Group for Women

April 9 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:30am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Trinity Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1715, 927 W Trinity Ave
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Meet in Parlor in Carr Building (enter at door by playground off Gregson Street parking lot) Bring a bag lunch and something to drink. Newcomers welcome. No fee to attend. No need to register.

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Reading: The Last Straw by Bryant Holsenbeck

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Pleiades Gallery, 109 E Chapel Hill St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Environmental artist Bryant Holsenbeck had long wondered where trash goes when we throw it "away." Realizing that what we discard never really goes away, she became concerned about all the disposable plastic that piles up in landfills and clogs our streams. Bryant began saying NO to single-use plastic, and she spent a year discovering ways to live without it. The Last Straw: A Continuing Quest for Life Without Disposable Plastic documents her journey and the creative alternatives she found. Free…

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Reading: The Last Straw by Bryant Holsenbeck

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Quail Ridge Books, 4209-100 Lassiter Mill Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609 United States
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The Last Straw book cover

Environmental artist Bryant Holsenbeck had long wondered where trash goes when we throw it “away.” Realizing that what we discard never really goes away, she became concerned about all the disposable plastic that piles up in landfills and clogs our streams. Bryant began saying NO to single-use plastic, and she spent a year discovering ways to live without it. The Last Straw: A Continuing Quest for Life Without Disposable Plastic documents her journey and the creative alternatives she found. Free…

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May 2019

A Week of Quiet and Writing in May

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - May 12 @ 1:00 pm
Trinity Center, 618 Salter Path Rd
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512 United States
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Wouldn't you like a week full of quiet days to think and write? Come spend a week of quiet and writing with a supportive group of women at the beautiful Trinity Center on Emerald Isle, NC. We observe silence in the daytime so participants can read, write, or rest. In the evenings we gather to reflect on the day and often share our work with one another. Room and meals are included. Everyone gets her own room. Her own space.…

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