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Franciscan Friends 9:30 am
Franciscan Friends @ Lowell Campus
Jun 1 @ 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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SymptoPro Class 5:30 pm
SymptoPro Class @ Grand Rapids Campus
Jun 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Session 1 of 3 This 3-session SymptoPro class provides NFP instruction that can be applied both to avoid or achieve pregnancy at any stage of a women’s reproductive lifespan. Couple participation is encouraged. All 3 sessions are required.  
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Franciscan Artists 9:30 am
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus
Jun 6 @ 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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Jon Redmond-“Light and it’s Relationship in the Landscape”
Jon Redmond-“Light and it’s Relationship in the Landscape” @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Jun 7 – Jun 9 all-day
Jon’s workshop will focus on the importance of light and its relationship to how we paint forms and atmospheric space. Jon will make sense of the complexities of your oil painting materials and how best to use them for interpreting how we see. A special emphasis will be placed on the use of transparent and[...]
Peggi Kroll Roberts, “Figure in Oil or Gouache-Acrylic and Watercolor Welcome ”
Peggi Kroll Roberts, “Figure in Oil or Gouache-Acrylic and Watercolor Welcome ” @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Jun 7 – Jun 9 all-day
In this workshop, the figure will be the subject matter however the focus will be on improving fundamental skills. Students will experience many specific assignments which will help “get to the point more successfully”. There will be daily demonstrations emphasizing big shapes, value pattern, color relationships, drawing, paint application and attention to the artists individual[...]
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Franciscan Friends 9:30 am
Franciscan Friends @ Lowell Campus
Jun 8 @ 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
Jun 9 @ 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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Summer Groovin’ Groups 2:00 pm
Summer Groovin’ Groups
Jun 11 @ 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
Jun 11 @ 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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Gluten Free Pizza Dough 6:30 pm
Gluten Free Pizza Dough @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Jun 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Start a new pizza night tradition with this terrific gluten free crust. Join Jan Hendrick for a fun evening of measuring, mixing, and baking to make a great gluten free pizza!
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Franciscan Artists 9:30 am
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus
Jun 13 @ 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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Kathleen Mooney – “ICONIC LANDSCAPES and Acrylics!” 9:00 am
Kathleen Mooney – “ICONIC LANDSCAPES and Acrylics!” @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Enjoy a full day to explore some of the unique properties of working with acrylic paints with an emphasis on THE ICONIC LANDSCAPE. There are techniques that acrylics are perfectly suited for that will take your paintings to a new level. Combine acrylics with watercolors, graphite pencil, conte crayon, and special techniques for a rich[...]
Franciscan Friends 9:30 am
Franciscan Friends @ Lowell Campus
Jun 15 @ 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
Jun 18 @ 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
Jun 18 @ 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,[...]
SymptoPro Class 5:30 pm
SymptoPro Class @ Grand Rapids Campus
Jun 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
June 18 5:30 – 7:30 pm Grand Rapids Campus Session 2 of 3 This 3-session SymptoPro class provides NFP instruction that can be applied both to avoid or achieve pregnancy at any stage of a women’s reproductive lifespan. Couple participation is encouraged. All 3 sessions are required.  
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Franciscan Artists 9:30 am
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus
Jun 20 @ 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 7:00 pm
Creighton Model Introductory Session @ Lowell Campus
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
This 90 minute presentation introduces the use and applications of the Creighton Model FertilityCare system.
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Jim McVicker, “Creating Colorful Plein Air Paintings”
Jim McVicker, “Creating Colorful Plein Air Paintings” @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Jun 21 – Jun 23 all-day
In this three day workshop I plan to start by talking about my process and my thoughts on landscape painting.I will paint a small demo the first morning to show my process for starting a landscape, how I work over the entire canvas in order to develop the painting as a unified whole, working on[...]
W. Truman Hosner-“Concepts for Painting the Figure in Outdoor Settings”
W. Truman Hosner-“Concepts for Painting the Figure in Outdoor Settings” @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Jun 21 – Jun 23 all-day
Drawing the figure is complex enough in and of itself. Add to it the changing light and the constant movement found in nature and the challenge becomes even more exciting! I will discuss concepts (as taught to me and also proven over the years in my own work) for working with speed and confidence and[...]
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Franciscan Friends 9:30 am
Franciscan Friends @ Lowell Campus
Jun 22 @ 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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Sterling Edwards-“Watercolors A to Z”, TWSA, CSPWC
Sterling Edwards-“Watercolors A to Z”, TWSA, CSPWC @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Jun 25 – Jun 29 all-day
This will be a watercolor workshop for all skill levels. There will be a wide variety of watercolor techniques that will be discussed and demonstrated including positive and negative painting, composition, using creative colors, glazing, charging color, and many more. We will begin each day with a demonstration painting that will be finished before lunch.[...]
Summer Groovin’ Groups 2:00 pm
Summer Groovin’ Groups
Jun 25 @ 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
Jun 25 @ 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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Franciscan Artists 9:30 am
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus
Jun 27 @ 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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Stephen Duren-“Probing Pleinair”
Stephen Duren-“Probing Pleinair” @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Jun 28 – Jun 30 all-day
A three-day gathering tailored for artists who are advanced beginners and beyond with experience working out-of-doors either in oils, acrylic, or pastels. Pleinair painting has been on the rise for many years now. Gifted painters regularly conduct workshops throughout the country teaching well-established open-air painting fundamentals. I will be advancing the understanding of these fundamentals[...]
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Franciscan Friends 9:30 am
Franciscan Friends @ Lowell Campus
Jun 29 @ 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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