Four Workshops Offered at N.C. Center for Creative Retirement
Thu, 05/20/2010 - 10:06am
The North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement (NCCCR) will offer a series of hands-on summer workshops. The courses, which are open to students of all ages and skills, will take place in June and July at UNC Asheville's Reuter Center.
Photographer Bob Walther will teach "Photography, Your Travel Companion" June 4-6. The workshop will introduce students to tools, techniques and tips for taking spectacular snapshot photos while traveling. Cost for the workshop is $205.
Susie Wilde, a veteran children's book reviewer, will lead "Getting Beyond It Was a Good Book: Two Ways to Open Books, Minds and Communications" from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 12. This reading workshop is designed for children ages 5-10 and their parents. Cost is $25 per family.
Life Master bridge player Rory Novell will teach "Mastering Transfer Bids" from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 10. Participants will learn all the nuances of the Stayman and Jacoby Transfers in the game of bridge. These skills make it easier to describe one's hand accurately and end up in the correct final contract. Cost is $40.
Painter Jane Snyder will lead "Loosen Up – A Fast and Fun Watercolor Workshop" July 16-18. In this course, students will try their hand at a variety of watercolor applications, including wet wash and fast paint techniques. Cost is $160.
Space is limited; early registration is required. To register for the workshops, call the Center for Creative Retirement at 828/251-6140.