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August 2017

Family Fun Day — Discover Our Great Lakes

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Kids learn more about our local fish when they play “What Did You Catch?” and explore the Great Lakes Fisheries Heritage Trail, a program by Michigan Sea Grant. Gyotaku (Japanese fish prints) is the art project for the day. And everyone gets a chance to win the Whitefish cookbook! The day wraps up with a Rowing Regatta that features all three of the U.P. Rowing Clubs and the Wooden Canoe Heritage Association. Family Fund Days are sponsored in part by:…

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Sunset Yoga — August

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ludington Park, Lakeshore Drive
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Heather Bruss DATES: Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28 Ashtanga Yoga provides a great way to strengthen and tone muscles, and increase flexibility. Studies by the National Institute of Health have proven the effectiveness of yoga for mental alertness, stress re-lief and increased immune system function. Students will learn how to synchronize breath with standing postures and increase the benefits of their workout. using the same sequence each time, improvements are easy to see. With this repetition, the Ashtanga practice…

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Helga Flower 2017 Workshop

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 10, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Helga Flower DATES: August 7, 8, 9, 10   Purpose of the workshop Get to know my students and make them feel comfortable in their expectations. Show them how to loosen up and become fearless in their experimentations. Starting out with watercolor, and toward the end of the sessions incorporate mixed media. We will learn to paint abstract designs from realistic photos – yours or mine. Make my students feel free to create abstract backgrounds and incorporate realistic images…

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Insight Meditation

August 30 @ 12:00 am

INSTRUCTOR: Gene Schlueter DATES: Thursdays, Oct. 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30, Dec. 7   There are several different types of meditation techniques.  Insight Meditation is quite different in as much as it is a more guided introspective meditation.  Insight Meditation is a 2000 year of technique of the Buddhist Theravada Tradition.  It helps enhance mental discipline , slows down racing thoughts - helps alleviate sleep disorders - reduces stress and promotes inner peace and harmony.  Instructor is a son…

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September 2017

Alcohol Ink Pendants

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Kate Oman DATES: Sept. 12 Come have fun working with Alcohol ink and walk away with two necklace pendants. No previous experience needed. You will learn how alcohol ink works on the surface of a domino and learn basic stamping techniques to complete your mini piece of wearable art! Register by Sept. 3   Members: $12.00 | Non-Members: $15.00

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SPIN CLUB: Kids Culinary Club

September 18 @ 3:05 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:05pm on Monday, repeating until October 16, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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This class has filled and we can not longer take registrations. If you are still interested in registering your child for this type of class, please call the Bonifas at 786-3833 and we will add your name to the interest list. When this type of class becomes available again, we will give you a call.   INSTRUCTORS: Dave Radloff / Stephanie Ostrenga / Irina Bruno DATES: September 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16 The Bonifas Arts Center is teaming up…

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Ashtanga Yoga

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until September 25, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Heather Bruss DATES: September 4, 11, 18, 25   Yoga provides a great way to strengthen and tone muscles, and increase flexibility. Studies by the National Institute of Health have proven the effectiveness of yoga for mental alertness, stress relief and increased immune system function. Students will learn how to synchronize breath with standing postures and increase the benefits of their workout. using the same sequence each time, improvements are easy to see. With this repetition, the Ashtanga practice…

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Mystery Abstract Painting

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Diane Kribs-Mays DATES: Sept. 20 Come for a fun 2 hours of painting with mediums you’ve never thought of using for art. It will be an enjoyable surprise. If you have done abstract in the Senior Art Program, you too will be surprised! Students will come away with 4 to 5 art pieces. Wear older clothes or have an apron. Register by Sept. 13   Members: $14.00 | Non-Members: $16.00

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Belly Dancing – Beginner Level Session 1

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 25, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Jenna Harmon DATES: Session 1 | September 20, 27 October 4, 11, 18, 25   Come have fun, and experience the benefits of learning basic belly dance moves. Jeana Harmon will have you in fluid motion and putting together a routine by the end of six weeks. What is referred to in the West as “belly dancing” is actually raqs sharqi or Dance of the East. Based on movements that come naturally to the female form, it provides a…

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Toddler Art — Session 1

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until October 19, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Lorne Watson DATES: Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28  Oct. 5, 12, 19   Join us for creative play activities and music fun! Lead by professional teachers and musicians, toddlers will be combining fun and learning to help nurture imagination, problem solving and developing motor skills. Art stations and music provide hands on fun. Session 1- Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28  Oct. 5, 12, 19 Session 2- Oct. 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, 30, Dec. 7, 14  For toddlers (mobile…

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