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Events & Classes    ArtShop Program

Pricing reflects a $3.00 cash/check discount; Online registrations will incur applicable credit card fees. 

Thank you for your generous donations to our Third Annual Fundraiser! If you weren’t able to attend the luncheon Tuesday, but would still like to support Creative 360’s mission in the community, you may still DONATE HERE, mail a check or stop by the office. Every dollar raised will be matched by a grant from the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation.

Friday, October 21, 7:00 pm
On Exhibit through 11/29
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 Saturday, October 22, 7:00 pm
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Friday, October 28, 7:00 pm
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Creative 360 opens the IMMAGINATI exhibition with a reception Friday, October 21 at 7:00 p.m. IMMAGINATI, Italian for imagined, this exhibition features the works of three accomplished photographers: Aimee Brasseur, Natalie Lodico Bond and Rebecca Zeiss. On exhibit through November



3 Nations is a musical exploration of the cultural history of David Martinka and Matthew Thoma. On October 22, they will deliver an evening of diverse music from the cultures of Slovakia, Seneca and Anglo America. The concert begins at


Weekly Offerings

Tai Chi for Seniors

Tai Chi for Seniors

Enjoy this weekly Tai Chi class designed especially for seniors. The sitting and standing movements are easy to learn; easy to practice; and easy to remember! Improve your fitness, flexibility, balance and relaxation. Accessible for everyone.  With Diana Cole. Tuesdays, 10-11:00 beginning October 18. Please let us know you are coming. $5 drop in.

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. Session I: Sept 20-Oct 25 $10 drop in. Session II: Nov 1- Dec 20 (no Nov 22) Register for entire session $10 drop in.
Thursdays, 9-10:30 am.   Session I: Sept 22-Oct 27 $12 drop in. Session II: Nov 3-Dec 22 (no Nov 24) Register for entire session $12 drop in.

Vinyasa Yoga

Power Yoga Mondays

Join us for this Vinyasa practice that will challenge you as you combine focused breath with flowing poses that build in intensity. There will be music and creative sequencing. With certified instructor Shirley Hohman (RYT-400). Please let us know you are coming. $12 drop in.  Mondays, September 12 – December 19; 8:15-9:30 am or 7:30-8:45 pm.  Pre-registration required. 

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 through December 22, 6:30– 8:30 pm


Tai Chi

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. $5 drop in.
Mondays, 6-7:00 pm / Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 pm / Fridays 10:00-11:00 am


Upcoming Events

Drawing Exploration for Kids with Zi Moreira
Dates: 10/22/2016, Times: 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Drawing Exploration Children ages 8-14 will learn the basics of drawing using a variety of mediums including pencil, ink, and pastel. Learn foundation skills such as shapes, proportion and shading, as well as experience a variety of subject matter to discover what each student likes best. This is a great chance for your child to discover drawing, learn new techniques, and stretch their creativity no matter their experience level. Previous class participants will be further challenged with more advanced techniques and projects. Materials provided. With award-winning artist Zi Moreira.

Pre-register by Oct 20.

Saturdays, October 22, 29, Nov. 5 / 9:30 – 11:30 am / $50

Candy Making for Halloween
Dates: 10/22/2016, Times: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

table full of halloween treatsYou will love making these irresistible sweets to give as gifts. Diana Bradley and Diane Conklin will lead you in making scrumptious, colorful handcrafted peanut butter balls, molded themed mints and coconut balls. Bring two cookie sheets . Pre-registration required.

Saturday, October 22, 2:00-4:00 pm $15


3 Nations Wood Flute
Dates: 10/22/2016, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Martinka & ThomaEnjoy a musical exploration of the ancestral history of David Martinka and Matthew Thoma. Together they will bring you an evening of diverse music selections from Slovakian, Seneca, and Anglo American traditions. David Martinka is a national award winning artist who performs on handmade instruments; the Slovak courting flute and the American wood flute. His songs are healing, meditative, loving, and spiritual. Matthew Thoma draws upon his Seneca Native American heritage to weave the sounds of the American wood flute with contemporary themes and instruments to produce a harmonious mix of ancient healing songs with modern rhythms and styles. 3 Nations will lead you on a journey reminding you to enjoy, care for and heal your inner self.

Please pre-register.

Saturday, October 22, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, $12

Candy Making Kids for Halloween
Dates: 10/23/2016, Times: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

candy making kidsChildren love making these irresistible sweets to give as gifts. Diana Bradley and Diane Conklin will lead them in making delicious, colorful handcrafted chocolate dipped peanut butter balls, molded themed mints, and coconut balls. Bring two cookie sheets to transport the candies home. Ages 6 – 10 & younger children with a helper.

Preregistration required.

Sunday, October 23,  2:00 – 4:00 pm $15


Hypertufa Madness - Votive Pillars
Dates: 10/25/2016, Times: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

hypertufa votive pillarsNamed after a type of porous rock called tufa, hypertufa is similar to concrete, but lighter with a primitive, organic appearance. If you liked to play in the mud as a child, you will love Hypertufa!  You will make two votive holders. You may become obsessed with the process. There is no end to the wonderful things you can make! Your creations will need to cure at home. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. A materials list will be provided. With Hypertufa addict Patty Rombalski.

Pre-registration required by October 19. 

Tuesday, October 25, 6:30 – 9:00 pm 

$25 (includes most materials.)

Korean Highlights with Sam Choo & Carol Staples
Dates: 10/26/2016, Times: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Korea Presentation

Sam and Carol will present highlights of a recent trip to South Korea, including pictures, descriptions and impressions. Sam was born and raised in South Korea. He has returned a number of times on business and to visit relatives but this was Carol’s first visit to meet relatives, visit friends, and see the country…..a “Sam’s roots tour” as she describes it. Please let us know you are coming.

Wednesday, October 26,  7:00 – 8:30 pm

Donation to Creative 360 greatly appreciated.

Drawing for Those Who Think They Can't
Dates: 10/27/2016, Times: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Drawing for Those Who Think They Can'tCan’t draw a straight line? Stick figures complete your repertoire? 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 10/25.

Thursdays, October 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22 / 6:30 – 8:30 pm


Artshop Happy Dogs Drawing - Intermediate Class
Dates: 10/28/2016, Times: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


dog-free-clipart-1Learning how to draw animals is easier than you think! Explore new drawing techniques, turning shapes and lines into your own dog family. This is an easy step-by-step method to learn. Choose a short dog or tall dog, happy dog or sad dog – your imagination is the limit! Add more detail and practice specific breeds in the intermediate class (October 28). With Heather Dawn Deogracia, $20

Beginning Class – October 7 Noon-2:00 pm

Intermediate Class – October 28 Noon-2:00 pm

Improv4Fun Comedy Show - Bill of Laughs
Dates: 10/28/2016, Times: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

bill-of-laughsMidland’s finest improv comedy team and Creative 360 invite you to come exercise your right to laugh at a non-biased, fairly moderated, HUGE pre-election comedy show. The troupe will be tearing down walls and leaking emails! And they won’t just be poking fun at the candidates. Almost any topic is fair game, so this show is for grown-ups only (18+).  There will be snacks and a cash bar. Friday, October 28, 7-8:30 pm.  Please pre-register.  Doors open at 6:45. $10

Underground Railroad


Get to Know Yourself Better: Individual Enneagram Typing Interview
Dates: 10/29/2016, Times: 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Enneagram with Bernie Van DortOne of the most enriching ways to gain a deeper understanding of yourself and how your unconscious motives and beliefs affect your life is to “listen to your life” with a trained Enneagram facilitator.  Bernie Van Dort, a certified teacher in the Enneagram Professional Training Program of Helen Palmer and David Daniels and an interfaith spiritual director, is offering a limited number of confidential Enneagram typing interviews to individuals registered for either the October 15 or the November 15 workshops.

The dynamic Enneagram system describes nine different personality patterns or ways we see and respond to the world determined by a core underlying motivation. If you would like to explore your worldview in a one and a half hour personal typing interview, please contact Creative 360 at 989-837-1885 and Bernie will contact you.

Saturday, October 29 / Time by appointment between 12:30 – 5:00 pm / $25

Plays! Plays! Plus Pizza
Dates: 10/29/2016, Times: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Plays & Pizza at Creative 360Expand your theatrical knowledge with a double feature of plays done staged reading style. The Women by Claire Luce Booth, will be directed by Laura Brigham and Wonder of the World by David Lindsay-Abaire will be directed by Sarah Smith. These two sharp comedies explore VERY different definitions of friendship. An assortment of gourmet pizzas from Timbers will be available to choose from. Bring your own beverage!  Pre-registration strongly advised.

Saturday, October 29
5:30 The Women
7:30 Wonder of the World (Adult content/Adult language)

Pre-pay – $18 one play / $20 both (pizza included)
At the door – $22 one play / $24 both (pizza included)

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