Classes & Instruction Events

February 16 - 22, 2019

Saturday, February 16

Acrylic Painting

We have everyone from beginners to professionals in these classes. Come with a drawing or photograph you would like to paint. Don't be afraid. Join John...

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga® is all about biomechanical health (or said another way, your freedom of movement). It has been designed to work through chronic pain and...

Reiki First Degree Class

This is the first course of Usui (traditional) Reiki but not a typical Reiki class. Constance Messmer will use her psychic skills to enhance your experience....

Ceramic Exploration

With Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta for ages 7 and above. In this class, we will explore various techniques in hand building and wheel throwing. From...

Kiln Fired Enameling

Learn the art of enameling - glass on metal - and explore different enameling techniques during this weekly 3 hour class with Lucinda Sheldon. You will...

Printmaking Workshops

Come explore printmaking at Featherstone with Fae Kontje-Gibbs during these two day weekend workshops, suitable for beginner to advanced artists. Our studio...

Self-Care Saturday

Our feet are the workhorses of our bodies, taking hundreds of tons of force impact just during an average day of walking. That pounding explains why feet are...

Tech Help Drop-In

Our Technology Librarian can (maybe) help with your device. Call to sign up for a 30-minute slot.

Regenerative Backyard Gardening Workshop

Winter is the perfect time to dream about (and plan for) a garden that nourishes people, wildlife, and the planet. Learn how to use regenerative gardening...

Gel Plate Monotypes

Warning: this printing process is highly addictive. Using a gelli plate—you will layer opaque and transparent colors, play with textures, stenciled patterns...

Family Qigonog: For Health & Wellness

Gather with loved ones of all ages for an opportunity to cultivate self healing capacity, harmonize body, mind, heart and spirit energetics and deepen family...

Sunday, February 17

Reiki First Degree Class

This is the first course of Usui (traditional) Reiki but not a typical Reiki class. Constance Messmer will use her psychic skills to enhance your experience....

Printmaking Workshops

Come explore printmaking at Featherstone with Fae Kontje-Gibbs during these two day weekend workshops, suitable for beginner to advanced artists. Our studio...

Big Button Monotype Books

Learn to make a pamphlet stitched, big button book using gel printed monotypes as covers and assorted, interesting papers for interior pages. Use your own...

Sourdough Mixing, Proofing & Shaping

Workshop #2 concerning the mixing, proofing and shaping of your sourdough. These many steps will make for a marvelous loaf. Bring news of how your starter is...

Ballroom Dance

Come learn how to dance. All are welcome.

Glow Yoga for Women

Let's take a pause from our serious yoga practice and have a playful, laughter-inducing glow-in-the-dark yoga/creative movement class that helps us step out...

Monday, February 18

Yoga

A Slow Flow Yoga Class suited for every body. Connecting breath and movement with music to enhance the practice. This class is designed to meet you where you...

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga® is all about biomechanical health (or said another way, your freedom of movement). It has been designed to work through chronic pain & injuries,...

Throwing Pots

This intermediate/advanced class with Frank Creney is for those who can already throw on the wheel but want to learn new shapes and how to work larger. Each...

Tuesday, February 19

Mindfulness Meditation

We are a meditation study group that uses guided meditation, silence and participant sharing to explore the principles and practices of mindfulness. All...

Toddler Art Program

Set in a small art room environment with art exploration tables and painting easels. Caregivers are required to stay and encouraged to be present in the art...

Tom Maley Life Drawing

This group met for many years at the home of Tom Maley and now they meet at Featherstone for two hours each Tuesday morning. New participants are welcome....

Beading: The Art of Knotting

Come experiment with beads and learn the art of knotting with Lucinda Sheldon. Techniques taught include choosing appropriate stringing materials, finishing...

Adult Community Dance Class

Move and groove with The Yard. The Yard’s Director of Island Programs and Education, Jesse Keller Jason, makes every(body) feel comfortable in this dance...

Tech Help: Computers, eBooks & Social Media

I.T./Reference Librarian will be on hand to help with tech questions. Please bring your laptop, phone, or tablet that you need help with and any passwords...

Beak to Tail Feather

Interactive cooking demonstration with chef Robert Lionette. Pre-registration required.

Drawing Bootcamp for Artists

This class with Steve Engley is designed for people who have experience or training in drawing or other visual arts. Brave beginners greatly benefit from...

Earring Party

Round up some girlfriends and head on over to Stefanie Wolf's jewelry studio for an evening of jewelry-making, engaging chit chat, shopping and wine. Design...

Film Talk: Twist Endings

Go back to school with our very own Bob Dutton. Join us for a 30 minute film class followed by a screening of delightful (and relevant) films.

Learning Fly Tying Techniques

With Cooper Gilkes from Coop's Bait & Tackle Shop and head chair of our MV R&G Club Fly Rod Striped Bass Catch & Release Tournament. Seats are open to first...

Wednesday, February 20

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga® is all about biomechanical health (or said another way, your freedom of movement). It has been designed to work through chronic pain and...

Art Therapy: Memory Support Group

The ongoing memory support group is a weekly group serving those recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and wishing to find a supportive environment to...

Soldering 101

In this 5 week class by Cecilia Minnehan, from Cecilia Designs, you will learn the fundamentals of soldering and how to set up your own soldering station....

Classical Music is for You!

Weekly class led by David Rhoderick. This is a beginner series devoted to the appreciation of classical music — no previous knowledge required, just a desire...

Art Therapy: Memory Support Group

The ongoing memory support group is a weekly group serving those recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and wishing to find a supportive environment to...

Soldering Wire Wrapped Earrings

In this introductory class with Cecilia Minnehan, you will learn to how to solder, anneal, dap and wire wrap to create hanging earrings. We will use a...

Art Explorers

As Featherstone art explorers, children will be encouraged to not only observe the world around them, but also have the freedom to create and color their own...

Tech Help: Computers, eBooks & Social Media

I.T./Reference Librarian will be on hand to help with tech questions. Please bring your laptop, phone, or tablet that you need help with and any passwords...

Sign Language Learning & Practice Circle

Facilitated by Lynn Thorp. Meets four winter Wednesdays. This series provides a means for learning, practicing, and experiencing Pidgin Signed English as a...

Hand Building

​​In this adults-only class with Sabrina Kuchta we will discuss and experiment with hand building techniques. No prior experience in ceramics is necessary;...

Featherstone Uke Jam

Come learn how to play the ukulele in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. Play along with the group and enjoy refreshments and lots of laughs. Just bring your uke, or...

Thursday, February 21

Soldering 102

This 5 week class with Cecilia Minnehan from Cecilia Designs is a continuation for those who have taken the Soldering 101 class who are interested in...

Still Life Class

Monitored by Liz Taft, this non instructional class is set up to be a bit like Plein Air - a limited time to work and to capture the light of the day. Liz...

Kiln Fired Enameling

Learn the art of enameling - glass on metal - and explore different enameling techniques during this weekly 3 hour class with Lucinda Sheldon. You will...

Knitting Class

This multi-level class with Rona Newmark welcomes first time knitters as well as those with more experience. Projects will be tailored to your skill set, and...

Tech Help: Computers, eBooks & Social Media

I.T./Reference Librarian will be on hand to help with tech questions. Please bring your laptop, phone, or tablet that you need help with and any passwords...

Landscape Oil Painting

This class is to teach techniques in how to simplify shapes of landmass and color mixing. Alexis Russillo will be demoing throughout the class, how to start...

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga® is all about biomechanical health (or said another way, your freedom of movement). It has been designed to work through chronic pain & injuries,...

Friday, February 22

Solder & Bezel Class

In one 3 hour class you will create and complete a beautiful custom pendant. Bring your own sea glass or pick from our collection (if you are bringing your...

Tai Chi & Tea

Qi Gong and Yang-style Taijiquan with Diane Crane. All skill levels are welcome.

Friday Afternoon French

A facilitated lesson using the Mango Language program. We’ll do one chapter a week for a total of 10 weeks. Beginner level course.

Tech Help: Computers, eBooks & Social Media

I.T./Reference Librarian will be on hand to help with tech questions. Please bring your laptop, phone, or tablet that you need help with and any passwords...

February 16 - 22, 2019