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September 2019

Awareness Through Movement®

September 3 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 3, 2019

Garden View Offices, 2726 Croasdaile Dr., Ste. 210
Durham, NC 27705 United States
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$15 – $60

Sometimes we retain habits and patterns of posture, movement, or thinking that date back to childhood. Sometimes we lose capabilities and flexibilities of our youth. When are habitual patterns useful or no longer useful? Can we regain or protect capabilities that may serve our present health and well-being? This series of 5 lessons will assist your exploration of these questions. The Feldenkrais Method of learning through movement invites us to think, feel, imagine, sense and move. Good for your brain…

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Art of Conscious Aging: A Group for Women

September 10 @ 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, 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. The workshop location at Trinity Ave. Presbyterian Church TAPC is wheelchair accessible. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any accessibility questions or needs. Contact: events@rcwms.org

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Fall Into Writing

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
RCWMS Office, 1202 Watts St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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$10 – $25

Leader: Rebecca Welper, MFA. Fall is the perfect time to get back into a writing practice, or to begin one for the first time. We'll write from prompts inspired by the changing seasons, allowing us to let go of the intensity of summer days and embrace the change, balance, and acceptance that fall offers. We'll write together, share in community, and offer each other tips and practices for keeping up a writing practice amidst our busy lives. Cost: $10-25 (You…

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A Week of Quiet and Writing in September

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - September 29 @ 1:00 pm
bach house

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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October 2019

Homegrown: NC Women’s Preaching Festival 2019

October 3 @ 2:30 pm - October 4 @ 3:00 pm
Trinity Avenue Presbyterian Church, 927 W Trinity Ave
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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$10 – $70

It's time to make plans to join us October 3-4, 2019 at Trinity Avenue Presbyterian Church in Durham, NC, for the 8th annual Homegrown: NC Women's Preaching Festival. Our Vision: We believe hundreds of Christian clergywomen in North Carolina are faithfully and creatively engaging in ministries where they proclaim the Word of God, week after week. In an ecumenical spirit of love and collegiality, we will lift up the voices of local clergywomen to encourage and inspire; share and learn;…

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Reading: The Last Straw by Bryant Holsenbeck

October 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Center
Pittsboro, NC 27312 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 and open…

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Art of Conscious Aging: A Group for Women

October 8 @ 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, 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. The workshop location at Trinity Ave. Presbyterian Church TAPC is wheelchair accessible. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any accessibility questions or needs. Contact: events@rcwms.org

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The Enneagram: A Way of Considering Your Personality

October 26 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
$25 – $60

What is the Enneagram and what can it show me about myself? What do the nine personality types look like? Why do I often find myself responding in ways that I know are not helpful? How can I recognize where those responses come from and have more options? Explore these and other questions and learn more about yourself through the lens of the Enneagram. Leader:  The Rev. Marion F. Thullbery, Ph.D. is an Episcopal priest who has served parishes in…

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November 2019

Classic Meets Cool: a Concert by Barron Ryan

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Trinity Avenue Presbyterian Church, 927 W Trinity Ave
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Free – $25

"Classic Meets Cool" when Barron Ryan meets a piano. With a concert repertoire that glides flawlessly from Debussy to Joplin, The Jackson 5 to Frederic Chopin, Ryan's impressive talent and appeal are quickly amassing a national following. It is our good fortune that he is passing thru NC and Durham music lovers can now add their own endorsement. This concert is presented by and to benefit RCWMS and the Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice. Spend the evening with friends, hear…

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Reading: A Green Bough by Nancy Corson Carter

November 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RCWMS Office, 1202 Watts St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Nancy Corson Carter will read from A Green Bough: Poems for Renewal. The author calls her poetic quest a journey "to hold in tension the opposites of a celebration of the natural world and, in a time of great destruction, a call for its repair." Through her timely and beautiful work, she hopes "to evoke a saving love for the bodymindspirit of this amazing planet that is our home." Leader: Nancy Corson Carter, professor emeritus of humanities at Eckerd College, has published…

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Art of Conscious Aging: A Group for Women

November 12 @ 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, 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. The workshop location at Trinity Ave. Presbyterian Church TAPC is wheelchair accessible. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any accessibility questions or needs. Contact: events@rcwms.org

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Art Day by the Haw River with Sue Sneddon

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
MahaloArts Studio, Saxahahaw, NC Saxapahaw, NC United States + Google Map

Let's go with the flow! Bring your favorite art supplies to capture the beauty of the Haw River. Sue will demonstrate some techniques and offer one-on-one assistance to help you reach your desired effects. Some pastel and watercolor supplies will be available. Leader: Sue Sneddon has been a full-time painter since 1984. Her work reveals an abiding interest in nature in all its forms, especially the play of light on water.  She lives at the NC coast and is known…

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