Spring Session 2017 – Brightmore University Series 
Classes and Events

January

“The Energetics & Psychology of Food

Presented by: Beth Mincher, CHC, Elemental Wellness
Date: Tuesday, January 17th, 2:00pm
Location: Brightmore Independent Living, 2324 South Forty-First Street

You’ve probably heard the saying “you are what you eat.”  But have you ever wondered how food really works in your body?  Could food actually have a “personality”?  Why do we crave certain foods?  Why do we eat, period?  Let’s answer all these questions and more!  RSVP by Monday, January 16th

“Art for A Positive Well-being” Art Series

Presented by: Maureen McKenna, Artist and Instructor
Date: Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 2:00 PM
Location: Brightmore Independent Living, 2324 South Forty-First Street

This series of 3 classes are instructional painting classes for anyone who wants to explore their hidden artistic talent!  These course will be structured for the novice to follow along, and interesting for the intermediate skilled painter.  It is a great opportunity to discover the 3 mediums of painting; watercolor, acrylic and oil in one course series! RSVP by Friday, January 13th   Cost: $10 Per Class
Thursday, January 19th   Watercolor: A seascape on cold press watercolor paper
Thursday, February 16th   Acrylic: A still life on canvas
Thursday, March 16th    Oil: A sunset of blended colors on canvas

“Life Kinetik”

Presented by: Jill Bean Davenport, RN, BSN, Certified Life Kinetic Trainer
Date: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 2:00 PM
Location: Brightmore Independent Living, 2324 South Forty-First Street

“Be a better You” With Life Kinetik training.  You will be able to experience a unique, mind / body exercise program demo opportunity.  Life Kinetik is a fun way to stimulate your brain and improve your cognitive functions, and is designed for participants of any age. RSVP by Monday, January 30th 

 

February

“Sweetheart Brunch with Smooth Jazz & Gospel” Saxophonist, Daryl Murrill

Presented by: Brightmore of Wilmington
Date: Sunday, February  12th at 11:30 – 2:30 PM
Location: Brightmore Independent Living, 2324 South Forty-First Street

Treat the “loves in your life” to Valentine’s Brunch with Smooth Jazz & Gospel saxophonist
Daryl Murrill’s soulful sounds.  Mimosas and Desserts will be served in Brightmore’s Parlor/Pub prior to and after your brunch seating.  Complimentary Mimosas, Desserts and Live Music, courtesy of Brightmore of Wilmington.
Brunch: $15 Per Guest.  Seatings are at 11:30 AM & 1:00 PM. RSVP by Wednesday, February 8th 

“Art for A Positive Well-being”:  Art Series

Presented by: Maureen McKenna, Artist and Instructor
Date: Thursday, February 16th at 2:00 PM
Location: Brightmore Independent Living, 2324 South Forty-First Street

Join us for the 2nd in this series of 3 instructional painting classes for anyone who wants to explore their hidden artistic talent!  These series is structured for the novice to follow along, and is interesting for the intermediate skilled painter.  The series is a great opportunity to discover the 3 mediums of painting; watercolor, acrylic and oil in one course series!   Our February session will offer the opportunity to paint a Still Life on canvas in Acrylic.   RSVP by Monday, February 13th

“Seated Night Yoga”

Presented by: Wellness Staff of Brightmore Independent Living
Date: Friday, February 24th at 7:00 PM
Location: Brightmore Independent Living, 2324 South Forty-First Street

This seated night yoga consists of gentle stretches, soothing music, and guided mediation to find your mind at ease and encourage your mind, body, and spirit to promote relaxation before your night sleep.   RSVP by Tuesday, February 21st

 

March

“Send Me A Post Card”:  History with Post Cards

Presented by: Elaine Hensen, Historian
Date: Tuesday, March 7th at 3:00 PM
Location: Brightmore Independent Living, 2324 South Forty-First Street

Join us for a presentation of vintage post cards showing the seven types of post cards from the mid-1880s to the present through historic Wilmington, Carolina Beach and Wrightsville Beach cards. Elaine is a noted historian who is known and loved for her great illustrated presentations. RSVP by Monday, March 6th

“Art for A Positive Well-being”:  Art Series

Presented by: Maureen McKenna, Artist and Instructor
Date: Thursday, March 16 at 2:00 PM
Location: Brightmore Independent Living, 2324 South Forty-First Street

Join us for the 2nd in this series of 3 instructional painting classes for anyone who wants to explore their hidden artistic talent!  These series is structured for the novice to follow along, and is interesting for the intermediate skilled painter.  The series is a great opportunity to discover the 3 mediums of painting; watercolor, acrylic and oil in one course series!   Our March session will offer the opportunity to paint a Sunset of blended colors on canvas in Oil.  RSVP by Friday, March 10th

“Big Bloomin Orchid Day”: The Cape Fear Orchid Society’s 2017 Grower’s Day

Presented by: The Cape Fear Orchid Society
Date: Saturday, March 25th at 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: Brightmore Independent Living, 2324 South Forty-First Street

Please join us for a morning of orchid culture and the opportunity to purchase new lovely blooming orchids. We will provide information on the easy basic care of your new orchid and answer your questions.  Register early as space is limited.  RSVP by Monday, March 20th  

Reserve your seat for these FREE events by calling 910.338.2905!

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