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MOVED – Creative Aging Series: Story Telling & Writing Workshop

August 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2024

Free
Gailmarie Pahmeier, fourth from left, led Creative Aging workshop in the summer of 2022 in Silver Springs. She stands with her eight students at the conclusion of the workshop.

Writing Our Stories, Writing Our Lives

In this free four-week creative writing workshop, you’ll learn to turn meaningful thoughts into written stories with writing prompts and creative inspiration. Each workshop will build on the last with opportunities to share your stories. We will culminate our work together by presenting a public reading of work produced. Friends and family will hear from you, and we’ll all celebrated your special voices. Join us!

Participants need to commit to attending all session. For first session, participants should bring a personal item that has special meaning for them. Please don’t bring anything too valuable or fragile!

Days: Wednesdays Aug. 7, Aug. 14, Aug. 21, Aug. 28

Time: 1-2 p.m.

Location: Carson City Senior Center – Zephyr Room

Workshop Presenter: Gailmarie Pahmeier, now emeritus faculty, taught creative writing at the University of Nevada, Reno. In 2015, she was appointed Reno’s first Poet Laureate and was inducted into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame. In 2017, she was selected as Outstanding Teacher in the Humanities. The governor of Nevada appointed her as the state Poet Laureate in 2021. Finally in 2022, she was selected as a Laureate Fellow by the Academy of American Poets.

To reserve a seat, call 775-883-0703

Details

Date:
August 7
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.carsoncityseniorcenter.org/activity-calendar

Organizer

Carson City Senior Center
Phone
(775) 883-0703
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Venue

Carson City Senior Center
911 Beverly Dr.
Carson City, 89706 United States
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