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Shades of Darkness Movie at Creative 360

SHADES OF DARKNESS MICHIGAN MOVIE PREMIERE & MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

The community is invited to the Michigan premiere of the movie Shades of Darkness on Friday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m. in the Creative 360 Gallery. Midland’s own Joannah Lodico will offer a live performance of Nepenthe, the song she

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Creative 360 and Give Local

CREATIVE 360 PARTICIPATES IN GIVE LOCAL MIDLAND

Creative 360 is excited to be one of more than 50 local nonprofits who will benefit from Give Local Midland on Tuesday, May 2. The Midland Area Community Foundation (MACF) hosts this 24-hour giving challenge each year and has raised more

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Weekly Offerings

Hatha Yoga at Creative 360

Hatha Yoga for Healthy Living – Tuesday evenings & Thursday Mornings

Hatha yoga uses asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing techniques) for the maintenance of physical and mental health as well as a unique system to create wellness and healing. It is a powerful tool for self-transformation. Stress, tension, wrong diet and unhealthy habits are the main culprits behind disease and premature aging. This is a class for everybody whose bodies are stiff with stress and tension and are willing to improve their health. The postures are simple yet extremely beneficial to improve digestion, circulation, respiration, immune system, endocrine system, muscular and nervous systems and more. Some useful tips on healthy life style will be shared. Indira will accommodate all levels in this fun, joint healing session for all. Come with your aches and pains and we will make your joints smile. With Indira Oskvarek, Ph D.
Tuesdays, May 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13, 20, 27 / 6:00 – 7:00 pm / $72 Session; $10 drop-in
Thursdays, May 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29/ 9:00 – 10:30 am / $88 Session; $12 drop-in

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Kripalu Yoga

Thank You Ann Butzler!

Join us in a celebration honoring Ann Butzler for her wonderful dedication to the Creative 360 family and for her many years of service as a yoga instructor, board member, volunteer, champion supporter and advocate. Thursday, April 27 at 10:40 am after her last yoga class. In the gallery. There will be cake!

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bead night

Beading Bonanza

Create unique jewelry and more using beautiful beads for yourself or to gift to someone special. You can also learn to make special clay beads. You may bring your own beads or use ours at an additional fee. Memory wire is provided. With Diana Bradley. $6 with your beads; $7 with ours per project. Thursdays, January 19 – April 27, 6:30– 8:30 pm

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Tai Chi Mornings & Evenings

Tai Chi is known for its many health benefits for both body and mind and promotes an overall sense of well-being, vitality and inner calm. The gentle flowing movements encourage the letting go of stress and tension. Classes are taught in an open, friendly, non-competitive atmosphere with special attention given to learning the underlying principles of traditional Yang-style Tai Chi. With Dianna Cole. Please let us know you are coming.  January 9 – April 28. Mondays, 6-7:00 pm / Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 pm / Fridays 10:00-11:00 am. $5 drop in.

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Upcoming Events

Shades of Darkness Michigan Movie Premiere and Live Musical Performance
Dates: 04/28/2017, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come join us for the Shades of Darkness Michigan Premiere and a live performance by Joannah Lodico

The community is invited to the Michigan premiere of the movie Shades of DarknessMidland’s own Joannah Lodico will offer a live performance of Nepenthe, the song she wrote for the movie soundtrack composed by Benjamin Roberts. There is no charge for the event. Donations are appreciated.

Shades of Darkness is the story of a man who lives in a world of eternal darkness and is hunted by a mysterious figure. In his search for answers, he discovers the world he lives in may only be a dream. With the help of a stranger, he must decide what is real.

The movie was written, produced and directed by Ian Adema and stars Christopher Moon and Deanne August. It was filmed in Oahu, and won the Aloha Accolade Award at the 2016 Honolulu Film Awards.

Friday, April 28, 7-9:00 PM

 

Henna Design Workshop
Dates: 04/29/2017, Times: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Henna Design WorkshopLearn to apply henna art designs and the traditions behind them

Learn about traditional henna uses while exploring techniques of this art form from India, Pakistan, and Arab countries. Henna art is fun and beautiful in its diversity of expression. Use it for yourself or share it with friends.

With Shona Siddiqui.

Pre-registration required by 4/25.

Saturday, April 29 / 10:00 am – Noon / $5

Yes We Can! Remembering Mother Tea
Dates: 04/30/2017, Times: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Remembering Mother TeaYou are invited to this Remembering Mother Tea as we celebrate our mothers.

Join us for our Remembering Mother Tea where we will remember and honor mothers and the many hats we wear as women.  With Linda Z. Smith and Karen Gruber. Bring your mother if you can, but if that’s impossible, bring photos and mementos. There will be poetry, songs, and remembrances. Special teas celebrating women authors will be served from Karen’s collection of teapots.

Sunday, April 30 2-3:30 p.m.  $8

 

Decorative Hand Painted Furniture
Dates: 05/02/2017, Times: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

decorated chair Create a hand painted furniture art piece for your home.

Bring a chair, bench, stool, anything you like, and we will guide you through the design and painting process. Bring your piece to the first class with the base layer painted. You will work on the details in class. All materials supplied. With Ursula Steckert.

Pre-registration required by April 26! 

Tuesday, May 2 & Thursday, May 4. 6:30-9:00 pm

$40

Yes We Can Luncheon Soiree - Edward & Elyse Rogers
Dates: 05/05/2017, Times: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Ed & Elyse RogersJoin us for this luncheon honoring Edward & Elyse Rogers – Community & Business Leaders, Philanthropists, Volunteers

Edward & Elyse Rogers raised three daughters in Midland. Their youngest moved to Tokyo with them during the seven years Ed worked for Dow Japan to attend university in Japan.

Thanks in part to Elyse’s experience with the Dow Foundation, they started the Rogers Family Foundation to support causes they believe in, especially conservation and educational institutions.

During Ed’s 38 year career with the Dow Chemical Company, he managed seven major businesses, was president and CEO of Dow Chemical Japan, and served as a Dow Chemical vice president. After retiring, he served as V.P. for Wells Fargo Advisors. He has served on many boards of directors including MidMichigan Medical Center, MidMichigan Home Care, Midland United Way, Creative 360 and St. John’s Episcopal Church. He has also served on many national boards and was a Captain in the U.S. Fair Force.

Elyse is president and CEO of MAC International LTD, and president of the Rogers Family Foundation. She has served as president/CEO (interim) Midland Area Community Foundation, assistant vice president of the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation and more. Her board service includes MMI, SVSU, Northwood, MidMichigan Health, Rotary International, Little Forks Conservance, MNA, Asian Pacific Councils of American Chambers of Commerce and many more. She is a successful medical-columnist, short-story and nonfiction writer.

Lunch is catered by NADA and includes Caesar Salad, Champagne Chicken Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Fresh Green Beans, Tiramisu
Vegetarian Option: Quinoa Stuffed Mushroom

Friday, May 5, 11:30-1:00 p.m. $30 RSVP required by May 1. Space is limited.

Children of the World - Songs & Rhymes Celebrating Diversity
Dates: 05/06/2017, Times: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

children of the world at Creative 360Join us for an inspiring afternoon and hear local children perform beautiful songs and poems from across the globe.

These songs will awaken our hearts to diversity coming together in unity. With Ray Lacina and Shona Siddiqui.

Ray is a Professor at Delta College, teaching writing and literature courses, including the Literature of Mysticism, World Literature and Religions.

Shona is an activist and teacher, born in India, raised in Hyderabad and Canada. She taught ESL in Toronto and in Saudi Arabia and is involved in interfaith and educational activities.

Saturday, May 6, 2-3:30 pm / $3

Cocktails & Canvas - But First Coffee/Tea
Dates: 05/06/2017, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

But first coffee at Creative 360Create your own version of this fun and whimsical Canvas!

Join us for this fun and creative evening with Cocktails & Canvas! You don’t need an artistic bone in your body. Bring your favorite brew or cocktails, and we will provide materials and instruction. Ursula Steckert will lead you through the process, where everyone paints their own version of the featured painting. Register early to ensure your space. Pre-registration required. $35

Great girl’s night out and date night activity! Also available for private or corporate groups.

Friday, May 6, 7-9:00 pm

Other Cocktails & Canvas Events This Summer

Saturday, May 20: Harry Potter OR Stormtrooper
Friday, June 16: Rustic Wood Flag
Friday, July 14: Cactus Blooms
Friday, July 28: Wine Glass Painting
Friday, August 11: Starry Night

Hatha Yoga - Tuesdays
Dates: 05/09/2017, Times: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hatha Yoga at Creative 360Hatha yoga uses asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing techniques) for the maintenance of physical and mental health as well as a unique system to create wellness and healing. It is a powerful tool for self-transformation. Stress, tension, wrong diet and unhealthy habits are the main culprits behind disease and premature aging. This is a class for everybody whose bodies are stiff with stress and tension and are willing to improve their health. The postures are simple yet extremely beneficial to improve digestion, circulation, respiration, immune system, endocrine system, muscular and nervous systems and more. Some useful tips on healthy life style will be shared. Indira will accommodate all levels in this fun, joint healing session for all. Come with your aches and pains and we will make your joints smile. With Indira Oskvarek, Ph D.

Tuesdays, May 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13, 20, 27 / 6:00 – 7:00 pm / $72 Session; $10 drop-in
Thursdays, May 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29/ 9:00 – 10:30 am / $88 Session; $12 drop-in

Hatha Yoga Thursdays
Dates: 05/11/2017 - 05/12/2017, Times: 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Hatha Yoga at Creative 360Hatha yoga uses asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing techniques) for the maintenance of physical and mental health as well as a unique system to create wellness and healing. It is a powerful tool for self-transformation. Stress, tension, wrong diet and unhealthy habits are the main culprits behind disease and premature aging. This is a class for everybody whose bodies are stiff with stress and tension and are willing to improve their health. The postures are simple yet extremely beneficial to improve digestion, circulation, respiration, immune system, endocrine system, muscular and nervous systems and more. Some useful tips on healthy life style will be shared. Indira will accommodate all levels in this fun, joint healing session for all. Come with your aches and pains and we will make your joints smile. With Indira Oskvarek, Ph D.

Tuesdays, May 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13, 20, 27 / 6:00 – 7:00 pm / $72 Session; $10 drop-in
Thursdays, May 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29/ 9:00 – 10:30 am / $88 Session; $12 drop-in

Posture Correction & Deep Breathing Workshop
Dates: 05/13/2017, Times: 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Posture Correction and Deep BreathingDuring this two-day series, we will focus on body alignment, posture correction and deep breathing awareness to stop the self-assault damage and destruction of our bodies. How we stand, sit, sleep, breathe, eat, and what we think, greatly influence our health and wellness. We will focus on correcting long standing posture problems with simple solutions that really work. We will also incorporate deep breathing techniques to remove toxicity from our bodies and to calm the chaos and assault on the nervous system and our minds. It’s time for each of us to take personal responsibility for our well-being. With Indira Oskvarek- Global Compassion Inc. Reaching out and changing Lives. Pre-registration required.

Two Saturdays, May 13 & 20 / 8:30 – 10:30 am / $15

 

Moms: We’ve Still Got It! Revue
Dates: 05/13/2017, Times: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Just in time for Mother’s Day – The Mom’s Revue!

The moms are back with an all new diva review filled with great songs and dances, incredible talent, and a bit of parental humor. Take an afternoon out. Laugh with us as we celebrate motherhood, strut our stuff as women, and rock the house as artists.

Accompanist: Sara Taylor.
Performers: Holly Booth, Melissa Bornemann, Laura Brigham, Katrina Doud, Tara Ell, Lindsey Gudritz, Holly Jacobs, April Millward, JoAnn Pobocik, Carol Rumba, Ann Russell-Lutenske, Natalie Slawnyk, Sarah Smith, and a few guest artists.

Cash bar, featuring a special fruity “Momosa!” (Mockmosas also available!)

Saturday, May 13 / 3:00 – 5:00 / $15 prepay, $18 at the door

For a complete list of coming events, go to our Events page.