Katz Adult Continuing Education
SPECIAL EVENT: A DAY OF BRIDGE with Grand Master Eric Rodwell
SOCIAL MEDIA CLASSES
with Eric Anderson
Eric has become a social media favorite at the JCC. He is a nationally recognized speaker who has conducted workshops around the country including at Eli Lilly and Company, Merck and Company and Apple Inc.
A New Favorite! Social Media Boot Camp
For fun and profit
If you want to hone your skills, whether you want to grow your business or get closer with your friends, this class is for you. From blogs to Facebook pages to Twitter hash tags to Pinterest, you will become comfortable with social media and learn how to set up accounts. Laptop computers are not necessary, but if you have one, bring it with you.
Tue, Jan 14–Feb 4 (4 sessions) | 6–7:30 pm | $83 / $55 Members
Social Media 201: Twitter, Facebook & Blogging
This class will help you increase engagement with your audience and implement the best practices for success. Attendees will design a social media strategy and internal
policy. Finally, we will review the free tools used by non-profits and small businesses to manage their marketing campaigns. You don’t need a laptop, but if you have one, bring it.
Tue, Feb 25–Mar 18 (4 sessions) | 6–7:30 pm | $83 / $55 Members
The Business Network
Networking at the JCC for Fun and Profit
Join a fascinating group of professionals at the Business Network meeting. Build your business and tell others about yourself and your area of expertise in a friendly, moderated meeting. To find out more or to make reservations, contact Lev at lrothenberg@JCCindy.org or call 715-9233.
Wed, Jan 15, Mar 19, May 21 | 6:30–8:30 pm
$5 / Free for JCC Members and first-timers
THE BOOKS OF DARA HORN
with Butler University Professor Hilene Flanzbaum
Hilene Flanzbaum is the Allegra Stewart Chair of English, Director of Efroymson Center of Creative Writing and editor of the Norton Anthology of Jewish Literature.
As featured at the 2013 Ann Katz Festival of Books and Arts
A Guide for the Perplexed
Dara Horn’s latest extraordinary novel spans the centuries and crosses the globe. It is a page turner that explores how memory shapes the soul and how love shapes the world. Delve further into this novel and share your insights.
Jan 22 | Wed, 6:30–8 pm | $8 / $5 Members
The World to Come
This book was instrumental in establishing Dara Horn as a powerful force in modern American fiction. Inspired by a real-life art theft in Manhattan, The World to Come takes the reader to early Soviet Russia, the Vietnam War and late-20th-century New Jersey as it explores the nature of true art and the value of forgery, the trials of adolescence and the betrayals of adulthood.
Wed, Mar 5 | 6:30–8:30 pm | $8 / $5 Members
In partnership with the Indiana Writers Center
WRITING YOUR BOOK—GET STARTED
Hemingway started somewhere—let this be your start!
Got an idea you just can’t get down? Been thinking about writing for a long time and just not doing it? Join acclaimed author, teacher and Indiana Writers Center Program Director Barbara Shoup for an evening of instruction and Q&A. Get inspired!
Tue, Feb 11 | 6:30–8:30 pm | $18 / $13 Members
In partnership with IUPUI Continuing Studies
HOW TO PLAY BLUES HARMONICA
In 6 weeks you’ll be playing the blues
Allen Stratyner is a fixture on the Indy blues scene. He is also eager to teach you how to play the blues “harp.” You’ll learn the basic techniques of traditional and country styles, including solos and accompaniment. No prior experience necessary, but you will need a 10-hole diatonic harmonica in the key of C (may be purchased the first day of class).
Tue, Feb 18–Mar 25 (6 sessions) | 6:30–7:30 pm | $79 / $53 Members
CALLIGRAPHY with Ellen Simon
Calligraphy in Color
All calligraphic levels. Bring your dip pens with Brause, Mitchell, or Speedball nibs. The paint supply list will be available in January.
Feb 19–Mar 26 | 7–9 pm | $118 / $79 Members
6 Alphabets in 6 Weeks
Intermediate to advanced levels. This class will teach 6 lettering styles: Neuland, Legende miniscules, Legende majuscules, Weaver Writing and either Gothicized Italic upper case and lower case or Carolingian and Rustics. Bring your usual calligraphy supplies.
Feb 19–Mar 26 | 1–3 pm | $118 / $79 Members
Make a folder, some greeting cards and books. No previous experience necessary.
Apr 9, Apr 16, Apr 30, May 7 | no class Apr 23 (4 weeks) | | $90 / $60 Members
Day class 1–3 pm Register
Evening class 7–9 pm Register
One of our most entertaining and knowledgeable presenters returns: Dr. Thomas Steiman-Cameron
THE GREEN HOUSE EFFECT, GLOBAL WARMING AND THE GOLDILOCKS PLANETS
Global warming and the green house effect are big news, and yes, serious business. Do we understand the observations and science underlying the news? In this enlightening talk, Dr. Thomas Steiman-Cameron, Senior Scientist in the Astronomy Department of IU Bloomington, will place these issues in an entertaining and easily understood context.
Thu, Feb 20 | 6:30–8:30 pm | $8 / $5 Members
In partnership with St. Vincent Cancer Care and the LIVESTRONG Foundation
DRAWING FROM LIFE
A special program for adult cancer patients/survivors
and their adult loved ones
Drawing skills can be learned. If you have always wanted to try your hand at taking pen or pencil to paper, this class will teach you the basic techniques and principles to capture likeness through drawing. Students will work from a still life to learn the principles of composition, light, value and space.
St. Vincent Cancer Care has been awarded a grant from the LIVESTRONG Foundation to replicate The Creative Center at University Settlements Arts Workshop Program. This funding is to help us establish a series of workshops through collaborations with local art resources and our dedicated Artist-In-Residence, Joani Rothenberg.
Sun, Mar 2 | 1–4 pm
FREE to cancer patients/survivors and their loved ones. Registration required.
SEXUALITY AND SEXISM IN THE JEWISH BIBLE
Were our ancestors more comfortable with sexuality than we are? No need to blush! Join Cantor Deb Winston of Congregation Beth Shalom to explore the roles and behavior of our ancestors and their relationships behind tent doors. Please read The Red Tent by Anita Diamont before class begins, if you haven’t read it yet.
Wed, Mar 5–26 (4 sessions) | 6:30-8 pm | $60 / $40 Members
In partnership with IUPUI Continuing Studies
MEDITATION CLASSES with Doug Hanvey
Doug Hanvy teaches meditation at IU Bloomington and IUPUI. He has studied with many of today’s most compelling spiritual teachers including Adyshanti, Eckhart Tolle, Gangaji, Lama Surya Das and Stephen Bodian.
Beginning Mindfulness Meditation
Do you have 8 minutes a day for a practice that could transform your health and perhaps your life? Mindfulness meditation helps you rediscover the balance between “being” and “doing” through guided mediations, instruction and Q&A. Participants will sit on chairs though you may bring a cushion.
Required Text: 8 Minute Meditation by Victor Davich.
Sat, Mar 22–Apr 12 (4 classes) | 1–2:30 pm | $67 / $45 Members
Awakening to Your True Nature
For those who are familiar with Eckhart Tolle’s The Power of Now, here is an opportunity to go deeper. The class will be highly experiential, involving guided meditations, self-inquiry and group discussion. The focus will be the very clear and direct teachings of Adyashanti, an American teacher of Zen Buddhism.
Required Texts: True Meditation and The Impact of Awakening,
both by Ahyashanti.
Sat, Mar 22–April 12 (4 classes) | 3–5 pm | $79 / $53 Members
MAKE MONEY TRAVELING AND FREE VACATIONS
Yes you can!
Make your vacations free or get paid to take trips. Join national speaker Gina Henry for practical ideas that could land you free vacations and/or a new career. Gina has lived this global travel life for 25 years in over 40 states and 80 countries. She teaches in 90 cities. Check out www.goglobalinc.com for more instructor information.
There is a $15 materials fee for her 120 page Free Vacations book.
Enroll early because this class is offered only one time this year!
Thu, May 1 | 6–9:30 pm | $33 / $22 Members
ACE on the Go:
HIKING AT TURKEY STATE PARK
A nearby place to recharge your sense of wonder
The deep canyons nestled in the shadows of sandstone cliffs of Turkey Run State Park harbor some of the most beautiful hiking trails in the state. Join Lev Rothenberg and recharge your sense of wonder. Limited enrollment.
Price includes transportation, snacks on the bus and entry to the park.
Lunch at the Turkey Run Inn is not included.
Sun, May 11 | 9 am–5 pm | $35 / $25 Members