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BIG ARTS Corner
BIG ARTS is offering the following
workshops and seminars.
Wheel Throwing with Clay by
Martha Grattan, Tuesday, 1 to 4 p.m.,
January 9 through February 20.
Creating with Polymer Clay by Martha
Grattan, Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., January 9
Clay Sculpting and Pottery on the
Wheel by Marjorie Bronsted, Wednesday,
3:30 to 6 p.m ., January 10 through
Step by Step Acrylic Painting by
Marjorie Bronsted, Wednesday, 1 to 3
p.m ., January 10 through 31.
Watercolor Classes for All Levels by
Mary Lou Peters, Thursday, 1:30 to 4:30
p.m ., January 11 through February 8.
The Global and U.S . Economy in A
New Political Era by Larry Davidson,
Friday, 1 to 4 p.m., January 12 through
Drama Discussion Group: View, Read
and Discuss the Theater, Friday, 10 a.m. to
noon, January 12 through March 8.
Acrylics for Beginners and Intermediate
Painters by Jane Hudson, Friday, 9:15 to
11:45 a.m., January 12 to 26.
The Reformation or Restoration of
Islam from Inside Out: Muslim Prescriptions
for the Healing of the Ideological Cancer of
Radical Islamic Terrorism by Ran Niehoff,
Friday, 9:30 to 11 a.m., January 12 to 26.
Spanish I and II by Barbara Peterson,
Saturday, 9 to 10:30 a.m ., January 13
through February 17.
Intermediate Watercolor by Philip
Hilton, Monday, 9 to 11:30 a.m., January
15 through February 19.
Acrylic Painting by Barbara Lipman,
Tuesday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m ., January 16
through February 20.
Adult Tap by Bobby Logue, Tuesday,
12:30 to 2 p.m., January 16.
Zentangle by Meg Scott, Tuesday, 9:30
a.m . to noon, January 16.
Try Painting Paradise by Linda Benson,
Friday, 10 a.m. to noon, January 19.
Intermediate Tap by Bobby Logue,
Friday, 9 to 10:30 a.m., January 19.
The Joy of Writing by Vicky Lettmann,
Monday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., January 22
through February 26.
Call 395-0900 or stop by the BIG
ARTS Center at 900 Dunlop Road to en-
roll. Preregistration is recommended. For
complete course descriptions and the full
season’s workshops and class schedules,
visit www.bigarts.org/workshops, or email
selected by Tanya Hochschild
Winter Thoughts on Sanibel
by Tanya Hochschild
Remember this season,
Greeting a winter morning
As though it was spring.
Each leaf illuminated
Each day a promise of conversation and
cake, as we congregate
and make our world on this island.
Admire a distinguished wood stork,
listen to an osprey’s cry,
follow the pecking progress of ibis,
glimpse low-flying screech owls.
and umbrellas tell us,
our island’s warmth extends to tourists,
their dogs and bikes.
When sunlight runs to ground
and evening slips in, little turtles
hatch in moonlight,
counted by ardent nature lovers,
while most of us are still under covers
or have wandered to the window with
We linger here, in happiness,
so in years to come, when we tramp
the hills and gullies of our minds,
We will find this place,
Tanya Hochschild is member of a
Sanibel Writers Group, has participated
in Artpoems and Writer’s Reads on the
island, and had three books published.
from local poets.
may submit their
work via email to
net. Each week,
will be showcased.
The first phase of Sanibel Public
Library’s Your Library Reimagined
project is almost complete.
Weekly youth programming has not
been scheduled for the month of
January yet, due to the renovation.
During the project, a portion of the
facility is open to the public while the
infrastructure is updated in the other
part of the building. The library will
provide service through this time, but
will occasionally have to close for a day
or t wo when there is utility work.
Online ticket requests go live at 9
a.m. on January 8 for Author Series
– An Evening with Christina Baker
Kline. Author of the bestselling Orphan
Trai n, Baker Kline will be speaking at
The Community House on Wednesday,
February 7 at 7 p.m.
At 10 a.m. on Monday, January
15, Duane Shaffer’s popular WWII
programs begin with America Strikes
Back: U.S . Carrier Raids – Spring
1942. This season, all of Shaffer’s
WWII lectures will be held at The
Community House due to the library’s
remodel project. His second WWII
lecture will be held at 10 a.m. on
February 13. The full schedule is on the
calendar at the library’s website.
Sanibel Library provides computers
(at no charge) to use for Internet
access, with a 10 cent per page fee for
printing. High speed WiFi is available
throughout the library for patrons
bringing their mobile devices. Library
cards are available to Sanibel and Lee
County residents at no charge. Visitors
may purchase a library card for $10,
valid for one year.
For more information about the
Sanibel Public Library, call 472-2483 or
visit online at ww w.sanlib.org.
Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
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