|Oil Painting||Cancelled||1:00 pm – 3:00 pm||$1.00|
|Crafts||Wednesday||1:00 pm – 3:00 pm||$1.00|
|Crochet/Knit||2nd & 4th Thursday||1:00 pm – 3:00 pm||$1.00|
|Drawing 101||Thursday||1:00 pm – 3:00 pm||$1.00|
Spend time crocheting for that special someone, or start on that sweater you’ve been meaning to get to. It has been long recognized the therapeutic value of activities such as knitting and crocheting. Studies have showed about 81.5% of crafters found themselves happier after crocheting. Take advantage of the long-term health benefits.
Learn to draw. Paper and pencils will be provided. Drawing strengthens your problem-solving skills and helps bring out the creativity that may be hiding in you. It can relieve stress and anxiety. Drawing can be very therapeutic for the soul and the mind. In general, enjoying drawing and art also can be a stress-reliever.
As you get older, it’s important to do activities that help to maintain the mind and body connection. Creative activities such as learning oil painting techniques help to keep your brain focused and to build up the parts of the brain that control muscle movement. The human brain is a complex structure, and the same area of the brain can be involved in multiple processes. Oil painting not only keeps the mind connected to the body, but it also helps to preserve the imagination and the ability to discern the difference between the internal world and the external.
Have a craft you’re working on but would like some company while working on it? Bring it in and join the fun.