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April 2019

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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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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Art of Conscious Aging: A Group for Women

May 14 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:30 am 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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June 2019

Art of Conscious Aging: A Group for Women

June 11 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:30 am 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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To Taste Life Twice: Building the Personal Essay

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - June 22 @ 4:00 pm
Trinity Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1715, 927 W Trinity Ave
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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$140 10 tickets left
hand holding a yellow pencil and writing in a notebook

Come spend the weekend in a supportive and structured personal essay writing workshop. This class, which will meet Friday 7-9pm and Saturday 10-4pm, is perfect for those who can't commit to a 6 or 8-week class but would like to re-commit to their writing practice. Using prompts and reading from other well-known essayists, we will learn to build and refine our own personal essays. This workshop will give each writer the opportunity to create new work, collaborate and experiment in…

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July 2019

Art of Conscious Aging: A Group for Women

July 9 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:30 am 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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