Cedar Ridge

February & March - GUESS WHO JUST GOT OFF THE BOAT?  The Immigrant Experience

Our engaging class will discover:

  • Why our ancestors decided to leave their homelands?
  • What drew them to America? The lure of farms, faith, fields and cities.
  • What hardships, heartaches, and joys did they experience?
  • Tools for unearthing and relating your own ancestor stories: How to fill out the branches in your family tree.

This is a multi-media class using primary documents, presentations, photos, film, and artifacts (bring your own, too!).

Dates: February 16 & 23, March 1, 8, 15
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location:  Cedar Ridge Apartments in the 1st Floor North Education Room
Fee: $60.00
 
To register call 335-5259 or  register online
 

March 2016- EVERY LIFE A STORY:

A WORKSHOP IN MEMOIR WRITING

Is your life worth writing about? Do your life experiences hold interest for others?

In this three-session workshop, Eva Augustin Rumpf will explore memoir writing and share the process she used to write her memoir, Reclamation: Memories from a New Orleans Girlhood. She will offer tips and techniques for recapturing, selecting, and recording your memories and engaging readers as you relate them. She will discuss finding the universal in the personal and explore the difference between fact and truth in memoir writing. Participants will be encouraged to write and share some of their memories.

Dates: March 3, 10, 17
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location:  Cedar Ridge Apartments in the 1st Floor North Education Room
Fee: $24.00
 
To register call 335-5259 or  register online
 

April 2016-