Guitar for Beginners class

Adventures in Learning Lewisburg Spring 2016 Schedule Details

Adventures in Learning - Lewisburg
March 3, 10, 17, 31, April 7, 14

Shepherd's Center of Greenbrier Valley

Located at:

Lewisburg United Methodist Church
1133 Washington Street East
Lewisburg, WV  24901-1424

Please join us for coffee, tea, juice and snacks in the Library (just off the elevator upstairs) before classes start! Get your name tag and visit with friends!

Class Period I - 9:00-9:50


Cleve Benedict, Moderator

Discuss issues facing Greenbrier County, West Virginia and beyond! This is an election year and our discussions should prove to be interesting as always!! Let’s be informed!!

B. Move It or Lose It

Brenda Telisko, Instructor

Fun, upbeat, low impact fitness routine based on the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. A proven method to improve the shape we are in, no matter what that might be! Let’s MOVE IT!

C. Have You Read Any Good Books Lately?

Judy Long, Coordinator

Do you like to read and hear about ‘new’ books and authors? Do have a favorite book of all time? Our book group joins Adventures in Learning once again. We do meet year round to discuss what everyone is reading! It may be the latest best seller or an all time favorite. Bring a book each week to tell about . Find a new favorite!!

Class Period II - 10:00-10:50

D. Tai Chi

Brenda Telisko, Instructor

Tai Chi has been described as “meditation in motion” for mind, body and spirit. The movements do not require deep bending or squatting. Using the Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi warm-up program and other classic Tai Chi movements, you will discover new ways to explore your potential.

E. SCGV’s “TED Talks”

Courtney Smith, facilitator

Introduction to the internet phenomenon ‘TED Talks.’ These are videos focused on self, local and global issues with the intention of promoting lively discussions. Topics will initially be chosen and then participants will pick topics of their choice.

Let’s Talk !!

F. Diversity in Faith

Al Petrie / John Wyatt, facilitators

A very interesting class on lesser known religions or congregations in our area. Our participants asked for a continuation this session. The presenters are very knowledgeable and interesting!

Class Period III 11:00-11:50

G. Creative Writing

Willa Izzo, Moderator
Class Limited to 15 Participants!


Always a popular class for those interested in expressing their creative side through writing. Stretch your imagination! Unlock those stories in your head.

Bring a notebook to class and be ready to write!!

H. Appalachian Lore, History and More !

John Wyatt, Facilitator

Six weeks of John’s stories, music, history and anything Appalachian! We all enjoy John’s classes and the opportunity to learn more about the rich heritage in our area. Come join us!

I. Travel

Ann McClung, Facilitator

Class Period IV 1:00 - 3:00

J. Weaving

Joan Montgomery, Instructor

Fee: $20 Limited Class Size: 15

Find a dowel-railed chair that needs a new seat. In the class you will learn how to weave a split bottom seat. (No caning, chairs with small holes) Materials you will need to bring to class with you:

Basket Consultation: Fee: $10

Joan has extra basket materials. If you have woven baskets previously with Joan, register and come make an egg or market basket.

K. Origins

Jack Ewart & Joan Reed, Facilitators

Back by popular demand, we will continue to explore where certain things first originated! Last year we brought to light interesting facts about nursery rhymes, foods, railroads, phrases, and more. Where will we be investigating this session? Come join us!

L. Mah Jongg

The Mah Jongg Group

What is Mah Jongg? Would you like to learn to play the game? Sharpen your skills? This group meets year round and welcomes skilled players and newcomers wanting to learn the game! Come join our group!!

M. Bridge

The Bridge Group

Want to play bridge? Come join our group during Adventures in Learning ! Please note your skill level on the registration form! We would like to continue to play after classes are over...if you are interested, please let us know!


Date   Program    Catering Organization
March 3   Ukulele Group Presentation    To Be Announced
March 10   Larry Ickes - Taxes    First Baptist Church in Fairlea
March 17   Irish Music    To Be Announced
March 31   Leah Trent    Lewisburg United Methodist Church
April 7   Trillium - Larry Davis    Old Stone Presbyterian Church
April 14   Adventures in Learning Show and Tell    Potluck - Bring a dish to share


If you would like to be a sponsor someone to attend our Adventures in Learning Session, please mark the donation slot on the Registration page . This would be a blessing to those wanting to attend our classes and enjoy the fellowship but just cannot due to financial restraints. This is a great way to gift to our Shepherd's Center of Greenbrier Valley ministry and expand it further in our community. Blessings!

Shepherd's Center of Greenbrier Valley WEATHER POLICY FOR Adventures in Learning Classes will be held even if there is no school in Greenbrier County. If your instructor is not able to be there, alternative classes can be attended. Come if you can, but BE SAFE!! Use your discretion!