Happy Belated Birthday to Therese Oakar!

Her birthday was on

April 18th.

Hope it was great!!

Linda Wiegand baked Therese a lovely chocolate cake for the occasion.

The Heartful Living Café

Tuesday, April 25th

at 2pm

We welcome back Drummer

and Musician Billy Coakley.

On Tuesday, Billy will lead all in

a fun drumming program.

Join us in-person or virtually.

In-person guests are welcome

to stay, socialize and enjoy

our afternoon Café.

Sweet Arts Café

Wednesday, April 26th

11am – Noon:

Brown Bag Lunch

Noon – 1pm: Program

Be with us for lunch at 11am. Bring a brown bag lunch, and we’ll offer beverages and some special desserts. We have two tentative programs. Welcome Westlake’s K-9 Unit and the Police Handler! The unit has been introducing their patrol dog to the community and we welcome the opportunity at noon. The alternative program will be an art session with our Resident Artist Richard Skerl. Both can be enjoyed

in-person or virtually.

Celebrate the Arts

Friday, April 28th

at 2pm

Come be with us on Friday as Jerry Devis will host the program with an art enrichment experience. Join us in-person

or virtually. Stay with us for refreshments and time to

kick off the weekend!

April 28th is

Global Pay It Forward Day!!

Consider hosting an event at the Center for Artful Living! There are many options during the week and on weekends.

A great space for a family function or business event.

Check out it’s website: centerforartfulliving.com

The Center for Artful Living is proud to

exhibit a beautiful display of quilts created in different

styles by Diane Cole. Different elements of art & design

are included, such as: line, shape, color, value and texture.

We welcome Diane! The exhibit will run through April.

Quilts are not for sale.

Participant News

Christine from Active For Life led the group in a fun and easy Chair Dance program in Tuesday’s Heartful Living Café!

Storyteller Corrine Jalkanen shared a story about spring flowers with our folks in Wednesday’s Sweet Arts Café.

Volunteer Mary Ann looks on as participant Diane shows her spring blossoms art! The project was led by Resident Artist Richard Skerl after Corrine’s story!

Participants Dave & Judi with their spring blossom art that they created on Wednesday!

Jessica Wallner from MTEC (Music Therapy Enrichment Center) entertains and engages the group in Friday’s Celebrate the Arts program!

Volunteer Diane tries her hand at a new instrument during the music program! Gary, (L) Erick and John participate as well.

Friday Night Painting Party!

Jerry Devis hosted and led a Friday Night Painting Party this past Friday at the Center! Here participant Jacquie Davis is starting

her paintings.

Friends of the Farrell Foundation, Suzanne Rusnak, and Katherine Campbell-Gaston join in. Here you can see the fun Suzanne is having with her pretty red flower painting!