Age MarchSinging in Harmony with Lauren Carley
Sunday, August 8, 2010
9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Crissy Field (by Sports Basement)
610 Old Mason Street (in The Presidio)
March will be the first time in history when
people of all ages, races, genders, sexualities, and economic walks of life join
together to celebrate aging as a positive experience. Go to: www.agemarch.org
for more information and to register.
Treat yourself to a week of harmony
singing at The Bishop's Ranch (north of Healdsburg), August 15 -20, 2010.
Lauren Carley (OLLI Joy of Singing
is offering a 5-night, 6-day singing retreat. The music is accessible to all,
no audition or expertise necessary, just the desire to come together in a
beautiful place to sing, hear concerts, eat fresh food, and let your thoughts
roam. We will prepare Appalachian, sea chantey, southern gospel,
contemporary American and European sacred semi-classical. Grace Cathedral Choir
of Boys retreat is concurrent with ours, and we have been invited to listen to
them sing Evensong (Anglican liturgy of Evening Prayer) each day.
The cost for instruction, food, and
lodging is $890. Call 510.652.1298 or write to Lauren at email@example.com
to register or be referred to past participants to hear about their retreat
experience. For more information about Lauren Carley and The Bishop's Ranch, go
. WPA Bus Tour with Gray Brechin and Harvey Smith
Saturday, July 17, 2010
10:00 a.m. (lasting approximately five hours, depending on traffic and discussions)
Meet in front of Bill Graham Auditorium (99 Grove Street, San Francisco), bus will return to Civic Center area)
Join Gray Brechin and Harvey Smith as they travel through history on a bus tour of historic sites built by unionized labor. You will learn about the major contribution workers made during the depression era of the New Deal program. They will discuss 75 years of the WPA.
Reservation required: Call 415.642.8066 or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
and leave your name, # of reservations, and phone number to get back to you in case of any changes. Make reservation, then send check to: LaborFest, P.O. Box 40983, San Francisco, CA 94140. Sandwiches and drinks will be available on the bus for a small fee.Be an Artist at the Berkeley Art Museum This Summer!
Environmental Drawing with Marci Washington
For adults 18 and up
Saturdays, July 24-August 14 (4 weeks)
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
$160; $135 BAM/PFA members, UCB students and staff, OLLI members
or by phone at 510.642.6161
Drawing from the natural world and from personal objects of your choice, this class investigates drawing as a way of understanding and interpreting the world around you. Take advantage of the UC Berkeley campus environment while working with a professional Bay Area artist to create large-scale drawings at the museum, and consider the special nature of the transformation between seeing and depicting. (Butcher paper will be provided. Please bring any non-oil-based drawing materials that you prefer. No paint, please.)