Mar
20
6:30 PM18:30

Humanities

Speaker Gail Shapkin stops by Heatherwood’s RUI University every Wednesday evening and discusses various topics of interest. Accompanied by short films or other visual items. Gail explores a variety of thought provoking topics of Humanities. Her presentations are always interesting and offer much to learn, so come and listen!  

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Mar
21
1:30 PM13:30

Crocheting

If you’ve ever wanted to learn the crafty skill of crocheting then this is for you! Come join Jasmine as she teaches a crochet class. Learn multiple techniques while incorporating stylish designs. Every month we will have a design theme with a project per month. Each class we will meet to show progress and move step by step until the project is complete. We are kicking off the creativity in January, using a basic stitch to make a scarf durable through the cold season. In February we are going to make a pot holder with a lovely Valentine’s Day theme. Finally in March we will be making a headband with a cheerful St. Patrick’s Day design. Let’s create beautiful pieces that are not only household and wardrobe functional but stylish as well!

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Mar
26
9:15 AM09:15

Chair Yoga

Come and learn about and practice this ancient discipline. During this course you will learn about breath control, simple meditation, specific bodily postures or “asanas”, and aromatherapy. Find out which poses benefit which parts of the body or bodily systems. Learn how to adapt poses for your own body and limitations. Enjoy simple meditation along with aromatherapies and learn the benefits of both. This course will help you connect with your mind, body and spirit.

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Mar
26
2:45 PM14:45

Rome in Antiquity

From a small settlement on the Italian peninsula in 735 BC, to an empire that ruled a majority of the known world, the 700 year history of ancient Rome is the story of Western Civilization.  Through Rome the achievements of ancient Greek civilization passed to Medieval Europe – with its own unique contributions added.  Rome was an idea; a grand experiment in global politics of its day and a beacon of light in a barbaric time.  Join Dr. Roger Koment in this six lecture course as he examines the history, politics, intrigues, accomplishments, and legacy of the most powerful kingdom the world has ever known.

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Mar
27
6:30 PM18:30

Humanities

Speaker Gail Shapkin stops by Heatherwood’s RUI University every Wednesday evening and discusses various topics of interest. Accompanied by short films or other visual items. Gail explores a variety of thought provoking topics of Humanities. Her presentations are always interesting and offer much to learn, so come and listen!  

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Mar
28
1:30 PM13:30

Crocheting

If you’ve ever wanted to learn the crafty skill of crocheting then this is for you! Come join Jasmine as she teaches a crochet class. Learn multiple techniques while incorporating stylish designs. Every month we will have a design theme with a project per month. Each class we will meet to show progress and move step by step until the project is complete. We are kicking off the creativity in January, using a basic stitch to make a scarf durable through the cold season. In February we are going to make a pot holder with a lovely Valentine’s Day theme. Finally in March we will be making a headband with a cheerful St. Patrick’s Day design. Let’s create beautiful pieces that are not only household and wardrobe functional but stylish as well!

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Mar
19
9:15 AM09:15

Chair Yoga

Come and learn about and practice this ancient discipline. During this course you will learn about breath control, simple meditation, specific bodily postures or “asanas”, and aromatherapy. Find out which poses benefit which parts of the body or bodily systems. Learn how to adapt poses for your own body and limitations. Enjoy simple meditation along with aromatherapies and learn the benefits of both. This course will help you connect with your mind, body and spirit.

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Mar
18
2:45 PM14:45

Newsworthy

Five-time Emmy Award winning news producer Jerry Grossman presents fascinating "Newsworthy" topics in this interesting course. In addition to his talks, he'll show short videos and test your memory with multiple choice trivia questions. January’s class will be “An All-New, Fresh, Hot Off the Griddle One Hour of Nothing But Good News,” This is both an educational and a “feel good” program. In February, and in honor of Presidents Day, Mr. Grossman will present, “The President Did What?During this program, learn fascinating facts about our presidents that will surprise and amaze you. “The Future of News”, will be the topic of March’s discussion. How will our news be delivered to us? Some exciting plans are headed your way.  Join Mr. Grossman for these exciting classes!

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Mar
16
1:00 PM13:00

Virginia Relay Class

These classes will cover all the various traditional relay services and the specialized equipment used by individuals throughout the entire state of Virginia. These services are provided to those who are deaf, deaf-blind, hard of hearing and may have difficulty with speech. It is a free public service which enables individuals to communicate with standard telephone users. The conversation is relayed between the two callers by a specially trained Virginia Relay Communications Assistant. Learn the basics of the programs during the January program. In February the presentation will cover the various types of Caption Telephone Services along with the specialized equipment available for individuals who are Virginia residents.  This program and the equipment is free to those who are hard of hearing. The Caption Telephone services allow an individual to speak over the phone and read along with the conversation. The March presentation and training involves how relay calls work, how to properly answer and receive relay calls, the benefits for businesses and facilities throughout Virginia.  It’s extremely beneficial to understand that the Relay Friendly Partner program is designed to eliminate hang ups by educating business and individuals on how to identify, receive and place relay calls.  Come learn about these valuable services that can greatly improve the communication of those with hearing or speech difficulties.

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Mar
15
1:30 PM13:30

100 Jewish Artist

This is a series put on by Jewish Art Education (JAE) and taught by Nancy Kotz. Myrna Teck, PhD, founded JAE in 2007 and the programs are based on her research and presentations. The JAE is dedicated to increasing the understanding of the contributions of the visual arts to Jewish civilization. January’s program will be on Jewish artists of the 19th century, followed by 20th century Paris in February and 20th century Europe in March.  

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Mar
14
6:30 PM18:30

Paint & Sip

Merri Davis, PhD, Executive Director of The Center for Well-Being and Resiliency, LLC, will guide students step-by-step through reproductions of famous paintings or you can make a masterpiece of your own! This while sipping a glass of wine or some other beverage of your choice. Whether you are a seasoned painter or have never picked up a paint brush, this course is bound to be great fun and a wonderful opportunity to bring out your inner artist!

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Mar
14
1:30 PM13:30

Crocheting

If you’ve ever wanted to learn the crafty skill of crocheting then this is for you! Come join Jasmine as she teaches a crochet class. Learn multiple techniques while incorporating stylish designs. Every month we will have a design theme with a project per month. Each class we will meet to show progress and move step by step until the project is complete. We are kicking off the creativity in January, using a basic stitch to make a scarf durable through the cold season. In February we are going to make a pot holder with a lovely Valentine’s Day theme. Finally in March we will be making a headband with a cheerful St. Patrick’s Day design. Let’s create beautiful pieces that are not only household and wardrobe functional but stylish as well!

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Mar
13
6:30 PM18:30

Humanities

Speaker Gail Shapkin stops by Heatherwood’s RUI University every Wednesday evening and discusses various topics of interest. Accompanied by short films or other visual items. Gail explores a variety of thought provoking topics of Humanities. Her presentations are always interesting and offer much to learn, so come and listen!  

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Mar
13
6:30 PM18:30

Humanities

Speaker Gail Shapkin stops by Heatherwood’s RUI University every Wednesday evening and discusses various topics of interest. Accompanied by short films or other visual items. Gail explores a variety of thought provoking topics of Humanities. Her presentations are always interesting and offer much to learn, so come and listen!  

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Mar
12
2:45 PM14:45

Rome in Antiquity

From a small settlement on the Italian peninsula in 735 BC, to an empire that ruled a majority of the known world, the 700 year history of ancient Rome is the story of Western Civilization.  Through Rome the achievements of ancient Greek civilization passed to Medieval Europe – with its own unique contributions added.  Rome was an idea; a grand experiment in global politics of its day and a beacon of light in a barbaric time.  Join Dr. Roger Koment in this six lecture course as he examines the history, politics, intrigues, accomplishments, and legacy of the most powerful kingdom the world has ever known.

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Mar
12
11:00 AM11:00

Navigating The News

It's simply exhausting.   We're bombarded with news from so many directions--in newspapers, on TV, radio, the Internet and social media.  And with the critical midterm elections rapidly approaching, there's so much to sift through.  It's sometimes tough to separate the wheat from the chaff.  How do we know what's real and what's fake?  Join veteran journalist Pam Benson, who was a producer at CNN for 33+ years, for a lively discussion on the stories dominating the news, why the same story can be reported in a variety of ways and how you can become a better consumer of the news.

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Mar
12
9:15 AM09:15

Chair Yoga

Come and learn about and practice this ancient discipline. During this course you will learn about breath control, simple meditation, specific bodily postures or “asanas”, and aromatherapy. Find out which poses benefit which parts of the body or bodily systems. Learn how to adapt poses for your own body and limitations. Enjoy simple meditation along with aromatherapies and learn the benefits of both. This course will help you connect with your mind, body and spirit.

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Mar
7
1:30 PM13:30

Crocheting

If you’ve ever wanted to learn the crafty skill of crocheting then this is for you! Come join Jasmine as she teaches a crochet class. Learn multiple techniques while incorporating stylish designs. Every month we will have a design theme with a project per month. Each class we will meet to show progress and move step by step until the project is complete. We are kicking off the creativity in January, using a basic stitch to make a scarf durable through the cold season. In February we are going to make a pot holder with a lovely Valentine’s Day theme. Finally in March we will be making a headband with a cheerful St. Patrick’s Day design. Let’s create beautiful pieces that are not only household and wardrobe functional but stylish as well!

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Mar
7
11:00 AM11:00

Health Talks from Legacy Healthcare Services

The Physical and Occupational Therapists of Legacy Healthcare Services, present monthly “Health Talks” on a variety of topics related to senior healthy living.  January’s topic will be “Brain Fitness”. Learn about the importance and ways of keeping your brain fit. In February explore the topic of “Feeling Good as You Age”, followed in March by the topic of “Sleep”. These discussions are designed to help you live your very best life! 

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Mar
6
6:30 PM18:30

Humanities

Speaker Gail Shapkin stops by Heatherwood’s RUI University every Wednesday evening and discusses various topics of interest. Accompanied by short films or other visual items. Gail explores a variety of thought provoking topics of Humanities. Her presentations are always interesting and offer much to learn, so come and listen!  

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Mar
5
9:15 AM09:15

Chair Yoga

Come and learn about and practice this ancient discipline. During this course you will learn about breath control, simple meditation, specific bodily postures or “asanas”, and aromatherapy. Find out which poses benefit which parts of the body or bodily systems. Learn how to adapt poses for your own body and limitations. Enjoy simple meditation along with aromatherapies and learn the benefits of both. This course will help you connect with your mind, body and spirit.

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Mar
3
1:00 PM13:00

Salsa Music & Dance

¡Bailemos! A vibrant celebration of salsa music and dance. Enjoy son, danzón, salsa and timba while learning basic footwork, rhythm, and timing techniques. Taught by long time dancer and educator Shalonda Brooks. Adaptive movements included, both seated and standing. Open to all. No prior dance experience/partner needed.

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Mar
1
10:30 AM10:30

Ardo Speaks

Heatherwood’s own, Ardo Meyer, retired Geophysicist, and the resident who has called Heatherwood “Home” the longest, over 15 years, presents monthly programs on his extensive travels and interesting adventures. His January 4th program will be the inaugural class of the brand new RUI University Learning Center! The topic for January will be Antarctica. In February, he will continue his Antarctica program with slides from his journey. March’s program is titled “Honors and Awards and Why? Why? Why?” these programs are always very educational and interesting!

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Feb
28
1:30 PM13:30

Crocheting

If you’ve ever wanted to learn the crafty skill of crocheting then this is for you! Come join Jasmine as she teaches a crochet class. Learn multiple techniques while incorporating stylish designs. Every month we will have a design theme with a project per month. Each class we will meet to show progress and move step by step until the project is complete. We are kicking off the creativity in January, using a basic stitch to make a scarf durable through the cold season. In February we are going to make a pot holder with a lovely Valentine’s Day theme. Finally in March we will be making a headband with a cheerful St. Patrick’s Day design. Let’s create beautiful pieces that are not only household and wardrobe functional but stylish as well!

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Feb
27
6:30 PM18:30

Humanities

Speaker Gail Shapkin stops by Heatherwood’s RUI University every Wednesday evening and discusses various topics of interest. Accompanied by short films or other visual items. Gail explores a variety of thought provoking topics of Humanities. Her presentations are always interesting and offer much to learn, so come and listen!  

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Feb
26
2:45 PM14:45

Rome in Antiquity

From a small settlement on the Italian peninsula in 735 BC, to an empire that ruled a majority of the known world, the 700 year history of ancient Rome is the story of Western Civilization.  Through Rome the achievements of ancient Greek civilization passed to Medieval Europe – with its own unique contributions added.  Rome was an idea; a grand experiment in global politics of its day and a beacon of light in a barbaric time.  Join Dr. Roger Koment in this six lecture course as he examines the history, politics, intrigues, accomplishments, and legacy of the most powerful kingdom the world has ever known.

View Event →
Feb
26
9:15 AM09:15

Chair Yoga

Come and learn about and practice this ancient discipline. During this course you will learn about breath control, simple meditation, specific bodily postures or “asanas”, and aromatherapy. Find out which poses benefit which parts of the body or bodily systems. Learn how to adapt poses for your own body and limitations. Enjoy simple meditation along with aromatherapies and learn the benefits of both. This course will help you connect with your mind, body and spirit.

View Event →
Feb
21
1:30 PM13:30

Crocheting

If you’ve ever wanted to learn the crafty skill of crocheting then this is for you! Come join Jasmine as she teaches a crochet class. Learn multiple techniques while incorporating stylish designs. Every month we will have a design theme with a project per month. Each class we will meet to show progress and move step by step until the project is complete. We are kicking off the creativity in January, using a basic stitch to make a scarf durable through the cold season. In February we are going to make a pot holder with a lovely Valentine’s Day theme. Finally in March we will be making a headband with a cheerful St. Patrick’s Day design. Let’s create beautiful pieces that are not only household and wardrobe functional but stylish as well!

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Feb
20
6:30 PM18:30

Humanities

Speaker Gail Shapkin stops by Heatherwood’s RUI University every Wednesday evening and discusses various topics of interest. Accompanied by short films or other visual items. Gail explores a variety of thought provoking topics of Humanities. Her presentations are always interesting and offer much to learn, so come and listen!  

View Event →
Feb
19
9:15 AM09:15

Chair Yoga

Come and learn about and practice this ancient discipline. During this course you will learn about breath control, simple meditation, specific bodily postures or “asanas”, and aromatherapy. Find out which poses benefit which parts of the body or bodily systems. Learn how to adapt poses for your own body and limitations. Enjoy simple meditation along with aromatherapies and learn the benefits of both. This course will help you connect with your mind, body and spirit.

View Event →
Feb
18
2:45 PM14:45

Newsworthy

Five-time Emmy Award winning news producer Jerry Grossman presents fascinating "Newsworthy" topics in this interesting course. In addition to his talks, he'll show short videos and test your memory with multiple choice trivia questions. January’s class will be “An All-New, Fresh, Hot Off the Griddle One Hour of Nothing But Good News,” This is both an educational and a “feel good” program. In February, and in honor of Presidents Day, Mr. Grossman will present, “The President Did What?During this program, learn fascinating facts about our presidents that will surprise and amaze you. “The Future of News”, will be the topic of March’s discussion. How will our news be delivered to us? Some exciting plans are headed your way.  Join Mr. Grossman for these exciting classes!

View Event →
Feb
16
1:00 PM13:00

Virginia Relay Class

These classes will cover all the various traditional relay services and the specialized equipment used by individuals throughout the entire state of Virginia. These services are provided to those who are deaf, deaf-blind, hard of hearing and may have difficulty with speech. It is a free public service which enables individuals to communicate with standard telephone users. The conversation is relayed between the two callers by a specially trained Virginia Relay Communications Assistant. Learn the basics of the programs during the January program. In February the presentation will cover the various types of Caption Telephone Services along with the specialized equipment available for individuals who are Virginia residents.  This program and the equipment is free to those who are hard of hearing. The Caption Telephone services allow an individual to speak over the phone and read along with the conversation. The March presentation and training involves how relay calls work, how to properly answer and receive relay calls, the benefits for businesses and facilities throughout Virginia.  It’s extremely beneficial to understand that the Relay Friendly Partner program is designed to eliminate hang ups by educating business and individuals on how to identify, receive and place relay calls.  Come learn about these valuable services that can greatly improve the communication of those with hearing or speech difficulties.

View Event →
Feb
15
1:30 PM13:30

100 Jewish Artist

This is a series put on by Jewish Art Education (JAE) and taught by Nancy Kotz. Myrna Teck, PhD, founded JAE in 2007 and the programs are based on her research and presentations. The JAE is dedicated to increasing the understanding of the contributions of the visual arts to Jewish civilization. January’s program will be on Jewish artists of the 19th century, followed by 20th century Paris in February and 20th century Europe in March.  

View Event →
Feb
14
6:30 PM18:30

Paint & Sip

Merri Davis, PhD, Executive Director of The Center for Well-Being and Resiliency, LLC, will guide students step-by-step through reproductions of famous paintings or you can make a masterpiece of your own! This while sipping a glass of wine or some other beverage of your choice. Whether you are a seasoned painter or have never picked up a paint brush, this course is bound to be great fun and a wonderful opportunity to bring out your inner artist!

View Event →
Feb
14
1:30 PM13:30

Crocheting

If you’ve ever wanted to learn the crafty skill of crocheting then this is for you! Come join Jasmine as she teaches a crochet class. Learn multiple techniques while incorporating stylish designs. Every month we will have a design theme with a project per month. Each class we will meet to show progress and move step by step until the project is complete. We are kicking off the creativity in January, using a basic stitch to make a scarf durable through the cold season. In February we are going to make a pot holder with a lovely Valentine’s Day theme. Finally in March we will be making a headband with a cheerful St. Patrick’s Day design. Let’s create beautiful pieces that are not only household and wardrobe functional but stylish as well!

View Event →
Feb
13
6:30 PM18:30

Humanities

Speaker Gail Shapkin stops by Heatherwood’s RUI University every Wednesday evening and discusses various topics of interest. Accompanied by short films or other visual items. Gail explores a variety of thought provoking topics of Humanities. Her presentations are always interesting and offer much to learn, so come and listen!  

View Event →