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Classes & Workshops

Join local author and blogger Jean Van't Hul of The Artful Parent and Megan Schiller of The Art Pantry for a FREE pop-up art event on Saturday, March 4 at the Malvern Hills Park Pavilion. Drop in anytime between 1 and 3 PM to enjoy a hands-on art making experience...

Local author and blogger Jean Van't Hul of The Artful Parent (artfulparent.com) is offering a Toddler Art Group in March for 2- and 3-year-olds. We'll do age appropriate art and sensory activities, have a short music circle each week, talk about how to best encourage art and creativity in your...

Independent Study with Open Studio Hours, Finding Center: Beginner Wheel Throwing with Mac McCusker, Totem Poles with Molly Morning-glory, Ready, Set, Throw: One Night Pottery Classes, K-12 Educator Workshop, Electric Kiln Repair Workshop with Les Powell, Young Potter's Wheel Workshop, 6-week class for kids ages 8-12 with Julia Claire Weber....

Attention WNC Mystery Writers

Posted on
Feb. 20th

WNC Mysterians Critique Group. For serious mystery/suspense/thriller writers. Now recruiting new members. Max 8. Meets biweekly. Info: 712-5570 or WNCMysterians.org or

Gain whole-life skills for radical sustainability through SOIL’s Permaculture and Ecovillage Immersion at Earthaven Ecovillage, June 10–August 11. Program includes Ecovillage Design Education and Permaculture Design Certification. Visit schoolofintegratedliving.org.

QIGONG CLASS

Posted on
Feb. 9th

10:30-11:30am. All levels welcome. Learn The Five Treasures and improve your health, energy and vitality with this Chinese health practice. All levels welcome. • $10/class. At the Alternative Clinic, 23 Broadway, Downtown Asheville. For further information:

10:30-11:30am. All levels welcome. Learn The Five Treasures and improve your health, energy and vitality with this Chinese health practice. All levels welcome. $10/class. At the Alternative Clinic, 23 Broadway, Downtown Asheville. For further information: