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Eco-Retreat for Catholic adults between the ages of 21 – 35 4:00 pm
Eco-Retreat for Catholic adults between the ages of 21 – 35 @ Lowell Campus
Aug 1 @ 4:00 pm – Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm
The Franciscan Eco Retreat is for adults, ages 21 to 35, interested in disconnecting from the consumer culture and reconnecting to more simple living and the riches of our Christian faith. Cost: $250 includes food, lodging, and equipment.  Please click here for flyer.
Franciscan Artists 9:30 am
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus
Aug 1 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus | Lowell | Michigan | United States
The Franciscan Artists consists of a group of artists from the West Michigan area who meet from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm every Wednesday at our Lowell Campus.  Kathy Bechtel, art director, brings in an artist once a month to demonstrate new techniques and/or to get the artists started on a new activity. Cost: $7.50
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Franciscan Friends 9:30 am
Franciscan Friends @ Lowell Campus
Aug 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Are you good at sewing, quilting, knitting or crocheting?  If so, we would love to have you join us for a time of friendship and creating beautiful things that benefit children and adults in need.  We meet every Friday morning from 9:30 AM – noon.  This group has no cost.
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Summer Groovin’ Groups 2:00 pm
Summer Groovin’ Groups
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Summer Groovin’ Groups This summer the FLPC is offering music therapy groups for children with special needs. Groups will use fun and motivating interventions to work towards therapeutic goals such as social interaction and communication. Parent participation is welcomed! 8 sessions total, every Monday, except July 2, beginning June 11, ending August 6. Mondays 2:00-2:45,[...]
Summer Groovin’ Groups 3:00 pm
Summer Groovin’ Groups
Aug 6 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Summer Groovin’ Groups This summer the FLPC is offering music therapy groups for children with special needs. Groups will use fun and motivating interventions to work towards therapeutic goals such as social interaction and communication. Parent participation is welcomed! 8 sessions total, every Monday, except July 2, beginning June 11, ending August 6. Mondays 3:00-3:45,[...]
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The Early American Art Camp with Sister Mary Paul Moller, FSE 9:00 am
The Early American Art Camp with Sister Mary Paul Moller, FSE @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – Aug 10 @ 2:30 pm
Did you ever wonder what life was like in the “olden days”?  What games did children play?  What was their art like?  What kinds of food did they make and how did they preserve it without refrigeration?  Many colonial and pioneer crafts are simple to make because they were created by the average person using[...]
Franciscan Artists 9:30 am
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus
Aug 8 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus | Lowell | Michigan | United States
The Franciscan Artists consists of a group of artists from the West Michigan area who meet from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm every Wednesday at our Lowell Campus.  Kathy Bechtel, art director, brings in an artist once a month to demonstrate new techniques and/or to get the artists started on a new activity. Cost: $7.50
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Franciscan Friends 9:30 am
Franciscan Friends @ Lowell Campus
Aug 10 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Are you good at sewing, quilting, knitting or crocheting?  If so, we would love to have you join us for a time of friendship and creating beautiful things that benefit children and adults in need.  We meet every Friday morning from 9:30 AM – noon.  This group has no cost.
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Community Work Days 9:30 am
Community Work Days @ Lowell Campus
Aug 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Community Workdays provide an opportunity to work with the Sisters, Franciscan Apprentices and other volunteers on service projects at the Center. Projects include land maintenance, harvesting, canning produce, farm chores, and a variety of seasonal tasks. Workday activities begin at 9:30 am and end with a communal lunch.  Individuals, families, business and church groups are[...]
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Eric Michaels-“Simplifying Your Paintings To Make Them Stronger”
Eric Michaels-“Simplifying Your Paintings To Make Them Stronger” @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Aug 13 – Aug 15 all-day
In this workshop, we will learn how to take complicated subject matter and synthesize it down to its most basic elements. By learning to recognize the large value masses, and organizing them into a pleasing design, the students will learn to see the landscape as a tapestry of interconnected shapes, rather than a conglomerate of[...]
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Franciscan Artists 9:30 am
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus
Aug 15 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus | Lowell | Michigan | United States
The Franciscan Artists consists of a group of artists from the West Michigan area who meet from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm every Wednesday at our Lowell Campus.  Kathy Bechtel, art director, brings in an artist once a month to demonstrate new techniques and/or to get the artists started on a new activity. Cost: $7.50
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HARPfest 2018: Lorinda Jones
HARPfest 2018: Lorinda Jones @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Aug 17 – Aug 18 all-day
HARPfest 2018: Lorinda Jones @ Franciscan Life Process Center | Lowell | Michigan | United States
NOTICE OF CORRECTION: The dates for HARPfest 2018 are listed incorrectly in the spring issue of The Folk Harp Journal, through no fault of the Journal. THE CORRECT DATES ARE AUGUST 17-18, 2018, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. We apologize for the misinformation. HARPfest 2018: Lorinda Jones AUGUST 17-18, 2018 Each year the Franciscan Life Process Center[...]
Franciscan Friends 9:30 am
Franciscan Friends @ Lowell Campus
Aug 17 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Are you good at sewing, quilting, knitting or crocheting?  If so, we would love to have you join us for a time of friendship and creating beautiful things that benefit children and adults in need.  We meet every Friday morning from 9:30 AM – noon.  This group has no cost.
“na Skylark”Concert and Dinner 5:30 pm
“na Skylark”Concert and Dinner @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Aug 17 @ 5:30 pm
Come to the Franciscan Life Process Center for a delightful summer’s evening of good food and wonderful music. Join us for a wee while as Lorinda Jones (harp, dulcimer) and Cathy Wilde (pipes, whistles) and Jannell Canerday (fiddle and vocals) share the music, history, songs, and stories of the Celtic lands and send your spirits[...]
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Franciscan Artists 9:30 am
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus
Aug 22 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus | Lowell | Michigan | United States
The Franciscan Artists consists of a group of artists from the West Michigan area who meet from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm every Wednesday at our Lowell Campus.  Kathy Bechtel, art director, brings in an artist once a month to demonstrate new techniques and/or to get the artists started on a new activity. Cost: $7.50
Creighton Model Introductory Session @ Grand Rapids Campus 6:00 pm
Creighton Model Introductory Session @ Grand Rapids Campus
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This 90 minute presentation introduces the use and applications of the Creighton Model FertilityCare system.
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David M. Kessler-“Bigger, Faster, Fresher, Looser Abstract Painting Workshop”
David M. Kessler-“Bigger, Faster, Fresher, Looser Abstract Painting Workshop” @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Aug 23 – Aug 25 all-day
Have you ever wondered how to Loosen-Up your painting style? Paint with more Freedom? Be more Spontaneous? Be more Expressive? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then my Bigger, Faster, Fresher, Looser Abstract Painting Workshop is for you! I will teach you how to do each of these realizing there should[...]
Zhaoming Wu-“Painting the Clothed Figure with Zhaoming Wu”
Zhaoming Wu-“Painting the Clothed Figure with Zhaoming Wu” @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Aug 23 – Aug 25 all-day
In this workshop, Zhaoming will teach a traditional “painterly” technique of oil painting. It will be applied to figure painting in an “alla prima” approach. Emphasis will be placed on composition, color and understanding light on form. It will include the process of producing appropriate values and edges to create mood and atmosphere. Students will[...]
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Franciscan Friends 9:30 am
Franciscan Friends @ Lowell Campus
Aug 24 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Are you good at sewing, quilting, knitting or crocheting?  If so, we would love to have you join us for a time of friendship and creating beautiful things that benefit children and adults in need.  We meet every Friday morning from 9:30 AM – noon.  This group has no cost.
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Franciscan Artists 9:30 am
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus
Aug 29 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus | Lowell | Michigan | United States
The Franciscan Artists consists of a group of artists from the West Michigan area who meet from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm every Wednesday at our Lowell Campus.  Kathy Bechtel, art director, brings in an artist once a month to demonstrate new techniques and/or to get the artists started on a new activity. Cost: $7.50
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Franciscan Friends 9:30 am
Franciscan Friends @ Lowell Campus
Aug 31 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Are you good at sewing, quilting, knitting or crocheting?  If so, we would love to have you join us for a time of friendship and creating beautiful things that benefit children and adults in need.  We meet every Friday morning from 9:30 AM – noon.  This group has no cost.