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June 2019

Mindfulness Meditation

June 17, 9:30 am - 10:20 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

Dr. Leo Lee, OTD, MS, OTR/L – A Weekly Mindfulness Meditation Group: Stabilize Mind and Soften Heart. This on-going group intends to create a supportive community by joining together to practice mindfulness meditation to meet our common humanity and humility. Group members will accompany each other to foster tender heart and kindness to selves and others. Participants will also practice stillness and mindfulness in the meditation and in the daily living. Each session will include a 5-minute talk, a 25-minute…

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New Member Orientation

June 19, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

On selected Wednesdays - usually the first and/or third Wednesday of each month - this is an opportunity for new members to find out about the Mizell Senior Center and the programs we have to offer. A facility tour follows the orientation and allows new members to ask questions. Facilitator: Ian Murray, Director of Programs. Free for Members

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Beginning Spanish Course – Levels I, II, & III

June 22, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

Learn Spanish in a fun, stress-free environment. In this Introduction to Spanish course, you will learn vocabulary, pronunciation and some basic structures of the language along with the grammar. This course will give you the skills to speak to someone from a Spanish speaking culture on an elementary level about day-to-day topics. Come meet new friends and have fun while you learn. Each participant is asked to purchase the text: Easy Spanish Step By Step by Barbara Bregstein, isbn-13 978-0071463386…

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Creative Writing

June 22, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

Mizell Senior Center - Creative Writing

David Wallace, a multi-published author whose work has been called “inspired” by The New York Times, brings his expertise to the Mizell Senior Center. Believing that everyone has a story to tell, he will guide you in bringing your story to life – whether as a personal or family memoir, a novel, a play, or poetry. Sign up right away…as class size is limited to 15! Fee for 8-week session: Members $45 / $6 per class – Non-members $60 /…

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Mindfulness Meditation

June 24, 9:30 am - 10:20 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

Dr. Leo Lee, OTD, MS, OTR/L – A Weekly Mindfulness Meditation Group: Stabilize Mind and Soften Heart. This on-going group intends to create a supportive community by joining together to practice mindfulness meditation to meet our common humanity and humility. Group members will accompany each other to foster tender heart and kindness to selves and others. Participants will also practice stillness and mindfulness in the meditation and in the daily living. Each session will include a 5-minute talk, a 25-minute…

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Beginning Spanish Course – Levels I, II, & III

June 29, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

Learn Spanish in a fun, stress-free environment. In this Introduction to Spanish course, you will learn vocabulary, pronunciation and some basic structures of the language along with the grammar. This course will give you the skills to speak to someone from a Spanish speaking culture on an elementary level about day-to-day topics. Come meet new friends and have fun while you learn. Each participant is asked to purchase the text: Easy Spanish Step By Step by Barbara Bregstein, isbn-13 978-0071463386…

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Creative Writing

June 29, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

Mizell Senior Center - Creative Writing

David Wallace, a multi-published author whose work has been called “inspired” by The New York Times, brings his expertise to the Mizell Senior Center. Believing that everyone has a story to tell, he will guide you in bringing your story to life – whether as a personal or family memoir, a novel, a play, or poetry. Sign up right away…as class size is limited to 15! Fee for 8-week session: Members $45 / $6 per class – Non-members $60 /…

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September 2019

More Fun with Bridge

September 3, 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Continue your bridge adventure with experienced instructor and Life Master Player, David Goetz. Improve your game and head towards your own fulfillment in the game of bridge. The textbook (Bridge Basics 1 - An Introduction by Audrey Grant) can be provided at an additional cost of $13 or you can purchase it on Amazon or at your local book store will be used for both levels. Game fee: $100 members / $120 non-members (plus $13 for textbook)

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Life Story Writing

September 6, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Mizell Senior Center - Creative Writing

Join Instructor Marge Zapala’s writing group for her next five-month, five days advanced class on Fridays and continue to develop and discuss your life story. The exchange of ideas and thoughts will polish and direct your writing skills. Please bring a pencil/pen and pad to class. “Write what should not be forgotten.” ~ Isabel Allende Return Schedule: TBA

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Exploring Life’s Transitions: Psychological & Spiritual Perspectives

September 10, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

James R. Zullo, Ph. D., retired Clinical & Consulting Psychologist, brings over 46 years of expertise specializing in behavioral health and social services practiced in the Chicago area to Mizell. In his continuing workshops, he will lead participants in exploring the various changes and transitions that occur in our lives, how they impact our identity, and what they mean for us now. Free to all!

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