Life Enrichment at University Woods

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December
4
7:00 PM

International Folk Dancing

Sunday, December 4th, 2022 | 7:00pm
Location: Nakoma/Westmorland Room
All are welcome to watch and/or participate. Many of you have already joined in. The dances are beginner and intermediate levels, and we are happy to show your feet what to do. We celebrate a variety of dance cultures, including the Balkan countries, Turkey, Greece, Brittany, China, Kenya and others.
December
5
6:30 PM

Oakwood Yarners and Stitchers

Monday, December 5th, 2022 | 6:30pm
Location: Oaks Community Room
Are you a knitter? Or have you ever wanted to learn to knit? Then, come join this group for a great time of knitting in community. The social aspect of knitting in a circle of friends keeps the spirit strong. The Oakwood Yarners meets year round and works to create prayer shawls for residents and staff of Oakwood, & hats, scarves and mittens for local charities. Supplies provided or bring what you are currently working on.
Recurring Event: Do you like to knit or crochet? Then join the Yarners knitting and crocheting circle led by Denny Geller each week. All are welcome.
December
6
1:00 PM

Painting and Drawing

Tuesday, December 6th, 2022 | 1:00pm
Location: Oaks Art Studio
taught by Instructor Artist Tom Nelson
December
6
1:00 PM

Drawing Class

Tuesday, December 6th, 2022 | 1:00pm
Location: Oaks Art Studio
*drop in $9 per class We welcome to Oakwood artist Sara Schumacher for a summer residency. Some of you know Sara—she taught our Animals on Wood class in January—she’s skilled in the art of detail, shading, color and realism. Come join Sara in this exciting journey where she will bring new and exciting projects to students or you choose your own drawing projects. You will explore contour drawing, line, depth, composition, still life, and a variety of mixed media work, while exploring pencil, ink, pastel and charcoal.
December
7
2:30 PM

Ceramics

Wednesday, December 7th, 2022 | 2:30pm
Location: Tabor Great Room
*Open to all areas of campus *$9 per class, you can drop in for classes Clay expert and sculptor Mikel Kelley of 4th Street Ceramics Mount Horeb, WI, returns to bring his skills and talents to Oakwood residents. Learn the art of hand building, coil building, clay design, glazing, and principles of sculpture.
December
7
2:30 PM

Weaving

Wednesday, December 7th, 2022 | 2:30pm
Location: Oaks Art Studio
Costs: $12 per month loom fee *Please note that students will pay for all supplies independently and all costs beyond the monthly loom fee can be arranged with Geke. Instructors: Geke De Vries & Nancy Korda Learn the timeless and beautiful art of loom weaving with outstanding instructors. They will teach you how to work the loom as you learn to weave, and they will set up the loom for you. In this hands-on art, you will make beautiful masterpieces. You can work on projects at your own speed with the helpful guidance of skilled weavers, Geke and Nancy.
December
7
3:30 PM

Sing, Sing, Sing-Along

Wednesday, December 7th, 2022 | 3:30pm
Location: Heritage Social Room
Please note all program times and locations are subject to change
December
11
7:00 PM

International Folk Dancing

Sunday, December 11th, 2022 | 7:00pm
Location: Nakoma/Westmorland Room
All are welcome to watch and/or participate. Many of you have already joined in. The dances are beginner and intermediate levels, and we are happy to show your feet what to do. We celebrate a variety of dance cultures, including the Balkan countries, Turkey, Greece, Brittany, China, Kenya and others.
December
12
6:30 PM

Oakwood Yarners and Stitchers

Monday, December 12th, 2022 | 6:30pm
Location: Oaks Community Room
Are you a knitter? Or have you ever wanted to learn to knit? Then, come join this group for a great time of knitting in community. The social aspect of knitting in a circle of friends keeps the spirit strong. The Oakwood Yarners meets year round and works to create prayer shawls for residents and staff of Oakwood, & hats, scarves and mittens for local charities. Supplies provided or bring what you are currently working on.
Recurring Event: Do you like to knit or crochet? Then join the Yarners knitting and crocheting circle led by Denny Geller each week. All are welcome.
December
13
1:00 PM

Painting and Drawing

Tuesday, December 13th, 2022 | 1:00pm
Location: Oaks Art Studio
taught by Instructor Artist Tom Nelson
December
13
1:00 PM

Drawing Class

Tuesday, December 13th, 2022 | 1:00pm
Location: Oaks Art Studio
*drop in $9 per class We welcome to Oakwood artist Sara Schumacher for a summer residency. Some of you know Sara—she taught our Animals on Wood class in January—she’s skilled in the art of detail, shading, color and realism. Come join Sara in this exciting journey where she will bring new and exciting projects to students or you choose your own drawing projects. You will explore contour drawing, line, depth, composition, still life, and a variety of mixed media work, while exploring pencil, ink, pastel and charcoal.
December
14
2:30 PM

Ceramics

Wednesday, December 14th, 2022 | 2:30pm
Location: Tabor Great Room
*Open to all areas of campus *$9 per class, you can drop in for classes Clay expert and sculptor Mikel Kelley of 4th Street Ceramics Mount Horeb, WI, returns to bring his skills and talents to Oakwood residents. Learn the art of hand building, coil building, clay design, glazing, and principles of sculpture.
December
14
2:30 PM

Weaving

Wednesday, December 14th, 2022 | 2:30pm
Location: Oaks Art Studio
Costs: $12 per month loom fee *Please note that students will pay for all supplies independently and all costs beyond the monthly loom fee can be arranged with Geke. Instructors: Geke De Vries & Nancy Korda Learn the timeless and beautiful art of loom weaving with outstanding instructors. They will teach you how to work the loom as you learn to weave, and they will set up the loom for you. In this hands-on art, you will make beautiful masterpieces. You can work on projects at your own speed with the helpful guidance of skilled weavers, Geke and Nancy.
December
18
7:00 PM

International Folk Dancing

Sunday, December 18th, 2022 | 7:00pm
Location: Nakoma/Westmorland Room
All are welcome to watch and/or participate. Many of you have already joined in. The dances are beginner and intermediate levels, and we are happy to show your feet what to do. We celebrate a variety of dance cultures, including the Balkan countries, Turkey, Greece, Brittany, China, Kenya and others.
December
19
6:30 PM

Oakwood Yarners and Stitchers

Monday, December 19th, 2022 | 6:30pm
Location: Oaks Community Room
Are you a knitter? Or have you ever wanted to learn to knit? Then, come join this group for a great time of knitting in community. The social aspect of knitting in a circle of friends keeps the spirit strong. The Oakwood Yarners meets year round and works to create prayer shawls for residents and staff of Oakwood, & hats, scarves and mittens for local charities. Supplies provided or bring what you are currently working on.
Recurring Event: Do you like to knit or crochet? Then join the Yarners knitting and crocheting circle led by Denny Geller each week. All are welcome.
December
20
1:00 PM

Painting and Drawing

Tuesday, December 20th, 2022 | 1:00pm
Location: Oaks Art Studio
taught by Instructor Artist Tom Nelson
December
20
1:00 PM

Drawing Class

Tuesday, December 20th, 2022 | 1:00pm
Location: Oaks Art Studio
*drop in $9 per class We welcome to Oakwood artist Sara Schumacher for a summer residency. Some of you know Sara—she taught our Animals on Wood class in January—she’s skilled in the art of detail, shading, color and realism. Come join Sara in this exciting journey where she will bring new and exciting projects to students or you choose your own drawing projects. You will explore contour drawing, line, depth, composition, still life, and a variety of mixed media work, while exploring pencil, ink, pastel and charcoal.
December
21
2:30 PM

Ceramics

Wednesday, December 21st, 2022 | 2:30pm
Location: Tabor Great Room
*Open to all areas of campus *$9 per class, you can drop in for classes Clay expert and sculptor Mikel Kelley of 4th Street Ceramics Mount Horeb, WI, returns to bring his skills and talents to Oakwood residents. Learn the art of hand building, coil building, clay design, glazing, and principles of sculpture.
December
21
2:30 PM

Weaving

Wednesday, December 21st, 2022 | 2:30pm
Location: Oaks Art Studio
Costs: $12 per month loom fee *Please note that students will pay for all supplies independently and all costs beyond the monthly loom fee can be arranged with Geke. Instructors: Geke De Vries & Nancy Korda Learn the timeless and beautiful art of loom weaving with outstanding instructors. They will teach you how to work the loom as you learn to weave, and they will set up the loom for you. In this hands-on art, you will make beautiful masterpieces. You can work on projects at your own speed with the helpful guidance of skilled weavers, Geke and Nancy.
December
21
3:30 PM

Sing, Sing, Sing-Along

Wednesday, December 21st, 2022 | 3:30pm
Location: Heritage Social Room
Please note all program times and locations are subject to change
December
25
7:00 PM

International Folk Dancing

Sunday, December 25th, 2022 | 7:00pm
Location: Nakoma/Westmorland Room
All are welcome to watch and/or participate. Many of you have already joined in. The dances are beginner and intermediate levels, and we are happy to show your feet what to do. We celebrate a variety of dance cultures, including the Balkan countries, Turkey, Greece, Brittany, China, Kenya and others.
December
26
6:30 PM

Oakwood Yarners and Stitchers

Monday, December 26th, 2022 | 6:30pm
Location: Oaks Community Room
Are you a knitter? Or have you ever wanted to learn to knit? Then, come join this group for a great time of knitting in community. The social aspect of knitting in a circle of friends keeps the spirit strong. The Oakwood Yarners meets year round and works to create prayer shawls for residents and staff of Oakwood, & hats, scarves and mittens for local charities. Supplies provided or bring what you are currently working on.
Recurring Event: Do you like to knit or crochet? Then join the Yarners knitting and crocheting circle led by Denny Geller each week. All are welcome.
December
27
1:00 PM

Painting and Drawing

Tuesday, December 27th, 2022 | 1:00pm
Location: Oaks Art Studio
taught by Instructor Artist Tom Nelson
December
27
1:00 PM

Drawing Class

Tuesday, December 27th, 2022 | 1:00pm
Location: Oaks Art Studio
*drop in $9 per class We welcome to Oakwood artist Sara Schumacher for a summer residency. Some of you know Sara—she taught our Animals on Wood class in January—she’s skilled in the art of detail, shading, color and realism. Come join Sara in this exciting journey where she will bring new and exciting projects to students or you choose your own drawing projects. You will explore contour drawing, line, depth, composition, still life, and a variety of mixed media work, while exploring pencil, ink, pastel and charcoal.
December
28
2:30 PM

Ceramics

Wednesday, December 28th, 2022 | 2:30pm
Location: Tabor Great Room
*Open to all areas of campus *$9 per class, you can drop in for classes Clay expert and sculptor Mikel Kelley of 4th Street Ceramics Mount Horeb, WI, returns to bring his skills and talents to Oakwood residents. Learn the art of hand building, coil building, clay design, glazing, and principles of sculpture.
December
28
2:30 PM

Weaving

Wednesday, December 28th, 2022 | 2:30pm
Location: Oaks Art Studio
Costs: $12 per month loom fee *Please note that students will pay for all supplies independently and all costs beyond the monthly loom fee can be arranged with Geke. Instructors: Geke De Vries & Nancy Korda Learn the timeless and beautiful art of loom weaving with outstanding instructors. They will teach you how to work the loom as you learn to weave, and they will set up the loom for you. In this hands-on art, you will make beautiful masterpieces. You can work on projects at your own speed with the helpful guidance of skilled weavers, Geke and Nancy.
January
1
7:00 PM

International Folk Dancing

Sunday, January 1st, 2023 | 7:00pm
Location: Nakoma/Westmorland Room
All are welcome to watch and/or participate. Many of you have already joined in. The dances are beginner and intermediate levels, and we are happy to show your feet what to do. We celebrate a variety of dance cultures, including the Balkan countries, Turkey, Greece, Brittany, China, Kenya and others.
January
2
6:30 PM

Oakwood Yarners and Stitchers

Monday, January 2nd, 2023 | 6:30pm
Location: Oaks Community Room
Are you a knitter? Or have you ever wanted to learn to knit? Then, come join this group for a great time of knitting in community. The social aspect of knitting in a circle of friends keeps the spirit strong. The Oakwood Yarners meets year round and works to create prayer shawls for residents and staff of Oakwood, & hats, scarves and mittens for local charities. Supplies provided or bring what you are currently working on.
Recurring Event: Do you like to knit or crochet? Then join the Yarners knitting and crocheting circle led by Denny Geller each week. All are welcome.