Sep
26
6:30 PM18:30

Humanities with Gail Shapkin

Speaker Gail Shapkin stops by Heatherwood’s RUI University every Wednesday evening and discusses various topics of interest. Accompanied by various short films or other visual items. Gail explores 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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Sep
25
2:45 PM14:45

Introduction to Broadway Musicals with Roger Koment, PhD

The multiple theaters lining a street in New York City simply known as Broadway have long been a Mecca for composers, actors, and musicians. To be featured there is synonymous with having achieved the pinnacle of success, In this course students examine the story behind six of the most popular musicals that are currently being performed on the stage of Broadway theater They are The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Cats, The Lion King, Fiddler on the Roof and South Pacific. For each, students will listen to several popular compositions performed by their most famous performers. 

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Sep
25
9:15 AM09:15

Chair Yoga with Heidi Seedorf

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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Sep
24
11:00 AM11:00

Kings in the Corner & Rack-O

Games are a great way to exercise your brain while having fun and socializing. Connie will be teaching two different games this semester. “Kings in the Corner” and “Rack-O”. “Kings in the Corner” is a multiplayer solitaire style card game, that is fun and challenging. Once the class has mastered “Kings in the Corner” try

your skills to learn to play or refresh your memory with the classic “Rack ‘Em and Score” card game Rack-O.

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Sep
20
6:45 PM18:45

Paint & Sip with Merri Davis, PHD

Merri Davis, PHD is the Executive Director of The Center for Well-Being and Resiliency, LLC. She 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 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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Sep
19
6:30 PM18:30

Humanities with Gail Shapkin

Speaker Gail Shapkin stops by Heatherwood’s RUI University every Wednesday evening and discusses various topics of interest. Accompanied by various short films or other visual items. Gail explores 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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Sep
18
9:15 AM09:15

Chair Yoga with Heidi Seedorf

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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Sep
17
2:45 PM14:45

Newsworthy with Gerald Grossman

Five time Emmy Award winning news producer Gerald Grossman presents fascinating “Newsworthy” topics in this interesting course. “Ah, There's Good News Today" is the title of July’s class. Tired of bad news day after day? This class is one solid hour of nothing but good news. You'll feel better at the end of this class. In August the title will be "What's Happened to TV News?". We grew up watching a half-hour of TV news every day at 6pm. Now we're bombarded with "Breaking News!" every hour. What's going on? In September the topic of the class will be, "Music and Its Influence in the World ". You'll hear songs that have been associated with politics, war, peace and culture change, along with fascinating facts about those songs that have brought inspiration, patriotism and just plain fun to our world. Please, sing or hum along.

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Sep
17
11:00 AM11:00

Kings in the Corner & Rack-O

Games are a great way to exercise your brain while having fun and socializing. Connie will be teaching two different games this semester. “Kings in the Corner” and “Rack-O”. “Kings in the Corner” is a multiplayer solitaire style card game, that is fun and challenging. Once the class has mastered “Kings in the Corner” try

your skills to learn to play or refresh your memory with the classic “Rack ‘Em and Score” card game Rack-O.

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Sep
12
6:30 PM18:30

Humanities with Gail Shapkin

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

View Event →
Sep
11
2:45 PM14:45

Introduction to Broadway Musicals with Roger Koment, PhD

The multiple theaters lining a street in New York City simply known as Broadway have long been a Mecca for composers, actors, and musicians. To be featured there is synonymous with having achieved the pinnacle of success, In this course students examine the story behind six of the most popular musicals that are currently being performed on the stage of Broadway theater They are The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Cats, The Lion King, Fiddler on the Roof and South Pacific. For each, students will listen to several popular compositions performed by their most famous performers. 

View Event →
Sep
11
9:15 AM09:15

Chair Yoga with Heidi Seedorf

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 →
Sep
10
11:00 AM11:00

Kings in the Corner & Rack-O

Games are a great way to exercise your brain while having fun and socializing. Connie will be teaching two different games this semester. “Kings in the Corner” and “Rack-O”. “Kings in the Corner” is a multiplayer solitaire style card game, that is fun and challenging. Once the class has mastered “Kings in the Corner” try

your skills to learn to play or refresh your memory with the classic “Rack ‘Em and Score” card game Rack-O.

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Sep
5
6:30 PM18:30

Humanities with Gail Shapkin

Speaker Gail Shapkin stops by Heatherwood’s RUI University every Wednesday evening and discusses various topics of interest. Accompanied by various short films or other visual items. Gail explores 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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Sep
4
9:15 AM09:15

Chair Yoga with Heidi Seedorf

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 →
Sep
3
11:00 AM11:00

Kings in the Corner & Rack-O

Games are a great way to exercise your brain while having fun and socializing. Connie will be teaching two different games this semester. “Kings in the Corner” and “Rack-O”. “Kings in the Corner” is a multiplayer solitaire style card game, that is fun and challenging. Once the class has mastered “Kings in the Corner” try

your skills to learn to play or refresh your memory with the classic “Rack ‘Em and Score” card game Rack-O.

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Sep
3
9:15 AM09:15

Seated Circle Dance

Join Judy Robison as she teaches a folk dance style that is a moving meditation. Seated circle dancing is a terrific addition to any exercise and/or meditation practice. It is a fantastic way to improve your mind, body and spiritual connection.

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Aug
31
1:30 PM13:30

Memoir Your Way with Kathy Nutt

Tell your story as you create a memoir in any format you choose. Why not a cookbook, quilt, graphic novel, or video, among many other possibilities? Creating a memoir to document life experiences can be satisfying, fun, healing, and surprising. It can put things in a new light. The class will provide tips and guidance and will culminate in the sharing of participants’ memoirs. The course will be facilitated by Katherine Nutt, co-author of a book titled Memoir Your Way. She is retired from a career in international development and now teaches English at Northern Virginia Community College.

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Aug
29
6:30 PM18:30

Humanities with Gail Shapkin

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

View Event →
Aug
28
2:45 PM14:45

Introduction to Broadway Musicals with Roger Koment, PHD

The multiple theaters lining a street in New York City simply known as Broadway have long been a Mecca for composers, actors, and musicians. To be featured there is synonymous with having achieved the pinnacle of success, In this course students examine the story behind six of the most popular musicals that are currently being performed on the stage of Broadway theater They are The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Cats, The Lion King, Fiddler on the Roof and South Pacific. For each, students will listen to several popular compositions performed by their most famous performers. 

View Event →
Aug
28
9:15 AM09:15

Chair Yoga with Heidi Seedorf

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 →
Aug
27
11:00 AM11:00

Kings in the Corner & Rack-O

Games are a great way to exercise your brain while having fun and socializing. Connie will be teaching two different games this semester. “Kings in the Corner” and “Rack-O”. “Kings in the Corner” is a multiplayer solitaire style card game, that is fun and challenging. Once the class has mastered “Kings in the Corner” try

your skills to learn to play or refresh your memory with the classic “Rack ‘Em and Score” card game Rack-O.

View Event →
Aug
23
6:45 PM18:45

Paint & Sip with Merri Davis, PHD

Merri Davis, PHD is the Executive Director of The Center for Well-Being and Resiliency, LLC. She 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 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 →
Aug
22
6:30 PM18:30

Humanities with Gail Shapkin

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

View Event →
Aug
21
9:15 AM09:15

Chair Yoga with Heidi Seedorf

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 →
Aug
20
2:45 PM14:45

Newsworthy with Gerald Grossman

Five time Emmy Award winning news producer Gerald Grossman presents fascinating “Newsworthy” topics in this interesting course. “Ah, There's Good News Today" is the title of July’s class. Tired of bad news day after day? This class is one solid hour of nothing but good news. You'll feel better at the end of this class. In August the title will be "What's Happened to TV News?". We grew up watching a half-hour of TV news every day at 6pm. Now we're bombarded with "Breaking News!" every hour. What's going on? In September the topic of the class will be, "Music and Its Influence in the World ". You'll hear songs that have been associated with politics, war, peace and culture change, along with fascinating facts about those songs that have brought inspiration, patriotism and just plain fun to our world. Please, sing or hum along.

View Event →
Aug
20
11:00 AM11:00

Kings in the Corner & Rack-O

Games are a great way to exercise your brain while having fun and socializing. Connie will be teaching two different games this semester. “Kings in the Corner” and “Rack-O”. “Kings in the Corner” is a multiplayer solitaire style card game, that is fun and challenging. Once the class has mastered “Kings in the Corner” try

your skills to learn to play or refresh your memory with the classic “Rack ‘Em and Score” card game Rack-O.

View Event →
Aug
17
1:30 PM13:30

Memoir Your Way with Kathy Nutt

Tell your story as you create a memoir in any format you choose. Why not a cookbook, quilt, graphic novel, or video, among many other possibilities? Creating a memoir to document life experiences can be satisfying, fun, healing, and surprising. It can put things in a new light. The class will provide tips and guidance and will culminate in the sharing of participants’ memoirs. The course will be facilitated by Katherine Nutt, co-author of a book titled Memoir Your Way. She is retired from a career in international development and now teaches English at Northern Virginia Community College.

View Event →