Classes & Instruction Events

March 11 - 17, 2019

Monday, March 11

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...

Preschool Art Program

Featherstone's Preschool Art Series is a weekly art class designed to provide preschoolers a creative environment where they are encouraged to discover and...

Still Life

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...

Balance: Chi Kung, Yoga & Breath

With Kanta Lipsky. We will explore ways to strengthen our connection to the earth and increase our bodies’ ability to maintain good balance.

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...

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, March 12

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....

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...

Face Yoga

Face yoga is a completely natural alternative to anti-aging remedies. There are over 43 muscles in the face that can be targeted to lift the skin, naturally...

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...

Ace MV: Driving Success with Business Communication

Business Communication is a practical course that addresses the nuances between internal and external communication.The course will cover the most commonly...

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, March 13

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...

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...

Chair Yoga Class

This gentle yoga practice while seated will include movement, breath training and meditation. All levels of experience are welcome. Taught by veteran yoga...

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...

Conscious Cooking on a Budget

Join Oyster MV and IGI food educator Gabrielle Chronister for a 4-part cooking workshop featuring wallet-friendly, plant-based and eco-conscious tricks for...

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;...

Mindful Business-ing: Yoga Practices in Our Work Life

Led by Sherry Sidoti. Learn how to apply the Yamas (restraints) and Niyamas (suggested practices) outlined the yoga teachings into your business dealings and...

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, March 14

Bezel Making - Intermediate Soldering

This intermediate/advanced class with Cecilia Minnehan is for those who already know how to solder but want to learn different ways to make a bezel and how...

Drawing Group

Drawing can be a deeply relaxing activity. Participants will practice enjoying the process and trusting their own vision. We will be exploring and acquiring...

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...

Face Yoga

Face yoga is a completely natural alternative to anti-aging remedies. There are over 43 muscles in the face that can be targeted to lift the skin, naturally...

Grant Funded Housing Rehabilitation Program Information

Informational session by TRI (The Resource Inc.) on the Community Development Block Grant funding Housing Rehabilitation program for people at or below 80...

Irish Cooking Class

Just in time for St. Patrick's Day: Come learn the art of curing a brisket, and much more to make your holiday meal an authentic hit. Menu Cured Corned...

Ace MV: Leadership in a Democracy & My Responsibility

What is a good leader and what characteristics do good leaders possess? This course will review four former U.S. Presidents and their struggles with person...

Build Your Own Brand Workshop

Topics are different each week. March 7: Defining Your Brand March 14: Marketing Your Brand March 21: Building Web Content and Presence March 28: Social...

Friday, March 15

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.

Glow Yoga for Tweens & Teens

With One Love Yoga instructor Emily LaPierre. This special yoga workshop includes all fun things that glow. Ages 9 to 17. Sign up required.

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...

Saturday, March 16

Ace MV: ServSafe Food Handling Certification

Get certified to serve food. This two day certification workshop, 4 hours each day, is convenient for those with busy schedules. Successful completion of...

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...

Seed Starting Workshop

Join us for this annual workshop on getting your own seeds started. We'll discuss: plant hardiness zones and gardening on mvplant families and their...

Tech Help Drop-In

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

Face Yoga

Face yoga is a completely natural alternative to anti-aging remedies. There are over 43 muscles in the face that can be targeted to lift the skin, naturally...

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...

Meditative Sound Saturday

Organized by Valerie Sonnenthal. This event will begin in silence. You may lie down, sit down or whatever works for you. Bring whatever you need to nestle...

Movement, Meditation & Writing Workshop

Movement, Meditation & Writing Workshop with Talia, focusing on self inquiry and exploration. In this 2 hour workshop we will begin by doing some simple...

Sunday, March 17

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...

Sourdough Mixing, Proofing & Shaping

Nina Levin revisits us leading the 2nd workshop, mixing, proofing and shaping those sourdough loaves.

Community Dreamwork Circle

Facilitated by Jennie Isbell Shinn. Gather 'round in this once-monthly circle to explore the wisdom of our nighttime dreams. Be part of a community of Island...

Mindfulness Meditation

This series will be much more than just sitting in silence, annoyed and confused as to whether you are meditating or not. Jackson Van Raan will lead guided...

Journal You

Group journaling promotes unique personal experiences in coexistence with others. It is a way to tune in and meet yourself where you are, while being...

Ballroom Dance

Come learn how to dance. All are welcome.

March 11 - 17, 2019