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Quilts the Story They Tell

With Sharon Syrette & Karin Edberg -Lee Quilting has attracted generations of people to express themselves in fabrics and decorative stitches. From practical crazy quilts using scraps to artistic wall hangings, quilts have told the stories of families and countries. Many were brought to the new world by early settlers. Bring your favorite quilted piece [...]

Baha’i Bicentenary: A Global Perspective

With Harold Rosen What was the most significant transition for humanity in the 19th century?  Baha'is believe that future historians, in response to this question, will point to the emergence of the Baha'i Faith.  This new religion aims toward an ever-advancing global civilization, with peace, justice and prosperity for all people.  October 2019 marks the [...]

Travel to Ireland

With Brian Antonson A small island with a memorable punch, Ireland's breathtaking landscapes and friendly, welcoming people leave visitors wanting to return. History is everywhere, from the breathtaking monuments of prehistoric Ireland at Brú na Bóinne, Slea Head in Kerry and Carrowmore in Sligo, to the fabulous ruins of Ireland's rich monastic past at Glendalough. [...]

AGING & SPIRITUALITY

With Harold Rosen Let’s explore the process of aging from several perspectives. We experience a sequence of psycho-social developments during our lifespans, including relational, vocational and aspirational challenges. We encounter an intensifying series of care-needs and support-agencies as we grow older. And a distinct set of philosophical and spiritual questions emerges for us, including the [...]

Travel to Portugal with Elspeth Bowers

With Elspeth Bowers Gifted with a temperate Mediterranean climate, a bounty of beaches and a rich heritage, Portugal casually flies under the European travel radar. Home to culinary greats, effortlessly cool cities, charming colonial towns and magical stone villages, we invite you join Elspeth as she explores this most interesting country.     Date: November 13, [...]

Pine Needle Basket Making

With Sharon Syrette Create a pine needle basket, using coil technique. From collecting and preparing materials, starting methods, stitches, shaping, and finishing with lots of personal help.  If you can use a darning needle, you will be able to complete a basket in two sessions.; beginners and intermediate basket makers welcome. All materials are supplied. [...]

Mission Genealogy Club

Mission Genealogy Club The Club meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. We have fun sharing our discoveries, listening to guest speakers, and enjoying social events such as our Strawberry Tea and Christmas Party. "Mission genealogists have been getting together for more than 20 years.  Our aim is to promote the active [...]

Remembrance Day: Tea & Remembrances

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them. Robert Laurence Binyon (1869-1943) Remembrance Day takes on an important significance as we are in the anniversary of the period that coincides with [...]

Book Discussion Group

If you enjoy books and discussion this program is for you.  Come for single sessions or join us for the whole series of stimulating discussions on great literature.      Day: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the Month, Starting:  September 24, 2019 Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Cost: $35  for the series/ materials extra - [...]