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WEATHER CLOSURE POLICY
When Midland Public Schools are closed due to the weather, Express Yourself Artshop classes are also closed. Creative 360 remains open when possible.

 

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YOUNCE GUITAR DUO KICKS OFF CONCERT & CHILI SERIES

Younce Guitar Duo kicks off Creative 360’s annual Concert and Chili series Saturday, January 21 at 7:00 p.m. Bring your favorite beverage and enjoy an evening of excellent chili and even better music! Choose from a variety of chili, including

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SPIRITUALITY IN MULTI-FAITH POETRY

Creative 360 and Shona Siddiqui invite you to step into the hearts and minds of poets past and present from the world’s major religious traditions. Experience an evening of moving poetry that will highlight common beliefs, inspire a connection with

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Weekly Offerings

Kripalu Yoga

Kripalu Yoga for Health & Well Being

“Yoga is a gift I give myself.” – Patty Schmidt, Kripalu Yoga Student
Kripalu Yoga is a conscious practice of physical Yoga postures, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques for integrating body, mind and spirit. Have fun as you explore yoga postures that fit your body and meet your needs as you stretch and tone muscles, release tension and improve balance. Learn breathing techniques that will calm restless thoughts, improve concentration, and support mental clarity and confidence. Each class ends with relaxation and meditation to integrate your practice on and off your mat. With Kripalu Yoga instructor, Ann Butzler (RYT200).
Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 pm. $10 drop in / $63 for entire session
Session I: Jan 10, 17, 24, 31 (No class Feb. 7) Feb 14, 21, 28 Session II: Mar 7, 14, 21 (No class Mar 28) Apr 4, 11, 18, 25
Thursdays, 9-10:30 am. $12 drop in / $77 for entire session
Session I: Jan 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, (No class Feb 9) Session II: Mar 9, 16, 23 (No class 3/30), Apr 6, 13, 20, 27

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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

Drawing for Those Who Think They Can't!
Dates: 01/20/2017, Times: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Drawing class at Creative 360This drawing class is especially designed for those who think they can’t draw. This class teaches you that you CAN draw! Fundamentals include an introduction to materials and their functions, perspective, proportion, composition, shading and more. Materials list supplied upon registration. With Cynthia Keefe, MFA.

Pre-registration required by 1/17.

Fridays, Jan. 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24, Mar. 3, 10, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

$130

Cocktails & Canvas - Night on the Savannah
Dates: 01/20/2017, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Cocktails & Canvas ElephantPaint your choice of a giraffe or an elephant! Ready for a 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, January 20, 7:00-9:30 pm

Valentine’s Fun – Saturday, February 11 – Choose Love Tree or Star Catcher
St. Patrick’s – Friday, March 10 – Choose Shamrock or Stein
Wine Glass Painting (Set of 4) – Friday, March 31
Island Dream – Friday, April 21

 

Come in from the Cold Concert & Chili Series - Younce Guitar Duo
Dates: 01/21/2017, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Younce Guitar DuoYounce Guitar Duo kicks of our annual Concert & Chili series: an evening of excellent chili and even better music! Choose from a variety of chili – including beef, white chicken, and vegetarian; assorted toppings, and corn bread. Bring your own beverage!

Father and son, Jerry and Ryan Younce collaborate instrumentally to create intricate, flowing and rhythmic music inspired by Latin, Jazz and World Music. Bring your own beverage and settle in for original compositions and superb musicianship.

Saturday, January 21 / 7:00 – 9:00 pm / $15 pre-paid / $22 at the door

Happy Hooking Classes - Crochet for Beginners
Dates: 01/23/2017, Times: 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Crochet class at Creative 360Join Carol Rumba, Creative 360’s executive director for these fun, cozy evenings learning your new favorite pastime!

Crochet for Beginners – Get started with crochet. From holding your hook to creating a lovely scarf. Learn both single and double crochet. Supplies required include: worsted weight yarn, Crochet hook size K-10.5, scissors. Pre-registration required.

All classes take place Mondays from 6:15 – 8:15 pm, Jan. 23, 30, Feb. 6 / $35

 

Ukulele Class
Dates: 01/25/2017, Times: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Ukelele ClassIs the guitar too hard? Is the piano too heavy to lug around? Well, then, learn to play the ukulele with the founder of the Saginaw Ukulele Gurus And Rookies (SUGAR), Midland’s own Johnny Hunt. The key to learning anything is having fun in the process, and that will be the primary objective of this class. There will be a limited number of ukuleles available at the first class for in-class use. You may purchase a starter uke for as little as $40 at many music stores (or online). E-mail Johnny at johnnyhunt57@yahoo.com with questions.

Pre-register by 1/11 and a book will be here for the first class.

All ages welcome! Uke can do it!
Wednesdays,  Jan. 25, Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22, Mar. 1 / 6:30 – 8:00 pm / $75 includes book

Improvisation for Fun (and for Life)
Dates: 01/26/2017, Times: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Improvisational Comedy is for everyone! It can help you communicate more effectively, let go of fear, and its fun. You don’t have to “be funny” or have any stage or comedy experience. You’ll be amazed at how much fun and laughter happens even on the first night! Experienced improvisers can hone their skills, too. We will review the basic tenets of improvisational comedy, work on skills in communication, and play games. Any experience level welcomed, especially beginners! Please pre-register.

Thursdays, Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23, Mar. 2, 9, 16, 6:30 – 9:00 pm,

$85 / $10 drop-in

ARTSHOP WORKSHOP: Full Face Portrait Drawing
Dates: 01/27/2017, Times: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

portrait drawing at Creative 360Learn a step-by-step process for drawing a face in front, profile and quarter views. The face is just a variation of circles and squares. After this course, you will easily recognize how to draw faces and impress others with your new portrait know-how.

With Heather-Dawn Deogracia.

Friday, January 27 / Noon – 2:00 pm / $20

 

Spirituality in Multi-Faith Poetry
Dates: 01/27/2017, Times: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

interfaith circleStep into the hearts and minds of poets past and present, from the world’s major religious traditions. Experience an evening of moving poetry that will highlight common beliefs, inspire a connection with the divine, and draw you toward a higher power. With Shona Siddiqui, activist and teacher. Shona taught ESL in Canada and English at a women’s college in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Please pre-register.

Friday, January 27 / 6:30 – 8:00 / $5

 

ARTSHOP WORKSHOP: Candy Making - Valentines
Dates: 02/07/2017, Times: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Valentine chocolatesMake colorful and delicious sweets to give as gifts for others and yourself. Diana Bradley will be your guides for this class in confection! Bring two cookie sheets.

Pre-registration required.

Tuesday, February 7, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

$15

ARTSHOP WORKSHOP: Creative Canvas - Playful Panda
Dates: 02/08/2017, Times: 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm

Artist and Artshop Coordinator Allise Noble guides you as you create an 11 x 14 acrylic painting on canvas. Learn techniques such as brushstrokes and blending colors.

All materials provided, just bring your creativity!

Wednesday, February 8,  5:45 – 7:45 pm

$20

 

ARTSHOP WORKSHOP: Red Roses Floral Drawing
Dates: 02/10/2017, Times: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Red rose floral drawingLearn to draw magnificent roses with step-by-step instruction. Combine graphite drawing with ink and colored pencil for beautiful results. This class will be fun for those with any skill level. With Heather-Dawn Deogracia.

Friday, February 10, Noon – 2:00 pm

$20

 

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