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Life Enrichment at University Woods

Culture & Art

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July
16
1:00 PM

Painting and Drawing

Tuesday, July 16th, 2024 | 1:00pm
Location: Oaks Art Studio
taught by Instructor Artist Tom Nelson
July
16
1:00 PM

Drawing Class

Tuesday, July 16th, 2024 | 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.
July
17
2:30 PM

Ceramics

Wednesday, July 17th, 2024 | 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.
July
17
2:30 PM

Weaving

Wednesday, July 17th, 2024 | 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.
July
17
3:30 PM

Sing, Sing, Sing-Along

Wednesday, July 17th, 2024 | 3:30pm
Location: Heritage Social Room
Please note all program times and locations are subject to change
July
21
7:00 PM

International Folk Dancing

Sunday, July 21st, 2024 | 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.
July
22
6:30 PM

Oakwood Yarners and Stitchers

Monday, July 22nd, 2024 | 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.
July
23
1:00 PM

Painting and Drawing

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2024 | 1:00pm
Location: Oaks Art Studio
taught by Instructor Artist Tom Nelson
July
23
1:00 PM

Drawing Class

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2024 | 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.
July
24
2:30 PM

Ceramics

Wednesday, July 24th, 2024 | 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.
July
24
2:30 PM

Weaving

Wednesday, July 24th, 2024 | 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.
July
28
7:00 PM

International Folk Dancing

Sunday, July 28th, 2024 | 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.
July
29
6:30 PM

Oakwood Yarners and Stitchers

Monday, July 29th, 2024 | 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.
July
30
1:00 PM

Painting and Drawing

Tuesday, July 30th, 2024 | 1:00pm
Location: Oaks Art Studio
taught by Instructor Artist Tom Nelson
July
30
1:00 PM

Drawing Class

Tuesday, July 30th, 2024 | 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.
July
31
2:30 PM

Ceramics

Wednesday, July 31st, 2024 | 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.
July
31
2:30 PM

Weaving

Wednesday, July 31st, 2024 | 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.
August
4
7:00 PM

International Folk Dancing

Sunday, August 4th, 2024 | 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.
August
5
6:30 PM

Oakwood Yarners and Stitchers

Monday, August 5th, 2024 | 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.
August
6
1:00 PM

Painting and Drawing

Tuesday, August 6th, 2024 | 1:00pm
Location: Oaks Art Studio
taught by Instructor Artist Tom Nelson
August
6
1:00 PM

Drawing Class

Tuesday, August 6th, 2024 | 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.
August
7
2:30 PM

Ceramics

Wednesday, August 7th, 2024 | 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.
August
7
2:30 PM

Weaving

Wednesday, August 7th, 2024 | 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.
August
7
3:30 PM

Sing, Sing, Sing-Along

Wednesday, August 7th, 2024 | 3:30pm
Location: Heritage Social Room
Please note all program times and locations are subject to change
August
11
7:00 PM

International Folk Dancing

Sunday, August 11th, 2024 | 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.
August
12
6:30 PM

Oakwood Yarners and Stitchers

Monday, August 12th, 2024 | 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.
August
13
1:00 PM

Painting and Drawing

Tuesday, August 13th, 2024 | 1:00pm
Location: Oaks Art Studio
taught by Instructor Artist Tom Nelson
August
13
1:00 PM

Drawing Class

Tuesday, August 13th, 2024 | 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.
August
14
2:30 PM

Ceramics

Wednesday, August 14th, 2024 | 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.
August
14
2:30 PM

Weaving

Wednesday, August 14th, 2024 | 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.