Hope and Healing – A Creative Art Program Series
Saturdays 10 am – Noon
June 25, July 9, July 16, and July 23 (no class July 2)
National MS Society, Gateway Area Chapter office
1867 Lackland Hill Parkway
St. Louis, MO 63146
Persons with MS face a multitude of physical, mental, and emotional challenges on a daily basis. For many individuals, their disease is constantly changing and affects their self-esteem and management of all facets of their lives. The transition from "what was" to "what is" can be overwhelming. Creative art has potential to enhance the lives of those living with MS.
Creative art activities with hands-on participation (no previous experience is necessary)
Beading – learn to make jewelry and create a bracelet to take home
Collage – express yourself in times of change
Watercolor-experience playing with watercolor and creative Spirituality
Funky knit scarf-beginner project hosted by Nancy Monson. Nancy is a freelance writer and editor and a life-long crafter. This class will be taught by Nancy. All participants will receive her book, Craft to Heal, Soothing Your Soul with Sewing, Painting, and Other Pastimes, a self-help book about the stress-reducing benefits of pursuing a hobby you love toall participants.
Cost of series: $20 (includes all art supplies)
Fee waivers available for program and transportation.
Creative Art Therapy Dinner **Optional Program**
Friday, July 22, 2011
6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
THE HEIGHTS Community Center
8001 Dale Avenue
Richmond Heights, MO 63117
If you are unable to attend the Creative Art Program Series but would like to learn about creative art therapy and how you can incorporate art into your life, please join us for this interactive dinner program.
Guest Speaker: Nancy Monson, freelance writer and editor and a life-long crafter
Registration Deadline: July 15, 2011