February Calendar

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February 2018 Calendar

Mondays, February 5 and 19: Daytime Writers Unlimited Meeting in Angels Camp at MAE from 9-11:30 am. Writing exercise and sharing, plus manuscript feedback with fellow writers. Craft sharing, resources, editing by colleagues all available. Join the group – 18 & over. $35 annual membership provides networking, marketing, facility privileges. Meetings free.

Mondays, February 12 and 26: Evening Writers Unlimited Meeting in San Andreas at the Volunteer Center location, 255 Lewis Avenue from 6-9 pm. Share work, prose and poetry, of all genres and levels, with kind writers. Craft exchange, resources, editing by colleagues all available. Sign up to be a Writers Unlimited Member – 18 & over with writer networking benefits. $35 annual membership. Meetings free.

Tuesdays, February 6, 13, 20, 27: “Voices of Wisdom: Preserving the Stories of Our Elders,” a free weekly writing class series designed for 55-plus seniors, 2 to 4 pm. During February classes, participants will work with teacher-instructors and Manzanita editors on workshopping and revising to ready their chosen pieces for publication in the Voices of Wisdom anthology. Participants new to the series are welcome to attend for writing exercises and feedback from participants. For more information, call Manzanita Arts Emporium at (209) 728-6171 or email at manzanitawp@gmail.com. FREE. February location: Manzanita Arts Emporium, 1211 S. Main Street, Angels Camp, 95222. The writing program is made possible by a generous grant from the Calaveras Community Foundation.

Tuesday, February 13,  4:15 to 6:30 pm: Build Your Website Using WordPress: Dale Baker will help you set up your new website or switch to your own self-sufficient site online. Take charge of your own web information and updates. Ongoing support available. Limited class enrollment. $30. Use a credit card to sign up, send a check to MWP, PO Box 460, Angels Camp, CA 95222, or drop by the gallery. Sign up a week before the event in order to prep.

Friday, February 16 from 6 to 9:30 pm: “Sip ’N Paint with Artist Mary Sexton.”

$45 cost covers all painting materials and complimentary wine. Participants enjoy a relaxing group setting where painting is an activity that allows stress to disappear and worries to fade. To reserve a space, contact marysexton@comcast.net or call 209-770-5818, or sign up with a card for art classes or call 209-728-6171. This class fills quickly, so make a reservation today. Go to manzapress.com or sign up HERE.

Saturdays, February 10, 17 and 24 from 6 to 8:30 pm: Song Posse meets for evenings of acoustic music sharing, poetry, and storytelling. No need to make a reservation, come in to participate or listen. For questions or directions, call Chrys Mollett 209-728-1439 or 209-736-0210, or MAE 209-728-6171.

Weekly Piano lessons with Chrys Mollett at Manzanita Arts Emporium. Sign up for all ages.   Contact Chrys at 209-728-1439 or 736-0210, or MAE 209-728-6171. Or email Chrys.