Making homemade bread--with yeast!--is relatively simple. Learn how easy and satisfying it is to make bread at home. We'll demonstrate several methods, both new and traditional. Recipes and samples included. Fear not--you CAN do this at home!
Local author Philip Schmidt will discuss his book PlyDesign: 73 Distinctive DIY Projects in Plywood, show off a few easy to build furniture pieces, and talk shop with anyone interested in plywood, doable building projects, DIY design, and/or creating books with way too may contributors.
Paula Mitchell, author of Exploring Colorado Wineries, will help you increase your wine knowledge and gain confidence in pairing wine with your favorite foods. Discover the incredible spectrum of Colorado's 125 wineries and tasting rooms. Sharpen your understanding of the "Five S's" of wine tasting. Expand your wine tasting vocabulary through the Wine Aroma Wheel. Learn the fine art of tasting room exploration.
Kathleen Negri, attorney and author of Mom, Are You There? Finding a Path to Peace Through Alzheimer's will teach participants about the connection between thoughts, feelings, and outcomes in caregiving situations, how to identify negative thoughts that are generating negative emotional responses and outcomes, techniques for replacing old thoughts with new thoughts that are more realistic, adaptive, and supportive, and provide an opportunity to practice new thinking skills.
Do you find yourself constantly asking people what they're reading so that you can get ideas for yourself? Do you love talking with others about books, poems, and essays? We'll chat about what we're reading and maybe even read aloud for a bit. Just sit and listen--or share.
Wondering why people spend so much time logged in to Facebook? Don't know the difference between a "tweet" and a "pin?" We'll provide participants with a broad understanding of what social networking is and the benefits and potential disadvantages of using this popular communication medium. Question & answer session to follow demonstration.