Special Interests

  • January 23, 2019

    Monthly Book Discussion

    With Alan Church. This class meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month, 5:30-7:00 pm. Join us for discussion of contemporary and classic novels as well as nonfiction, chosen by the group. This group has been meeting since 1993 and always welcomes new members! Note: the group may meet at other locations throughout the season. For current selections or more information about meetings, contact Alan at church11@webtv.net or 859-254-5649.

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      FREE
    • Addl Info:
         

      This class meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month (January-November), 5:30-7:00 pm.

      Register now for Monthly Book Discussion.

  • June 12, 2019

    Intro to Hand Lettering

    With Erica Cook, Carnegie Center Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator. Do you dream of creating unique hand lettered artwork but are not sure how to begin? In this intro course, we will cover materials, walk through the basic hand-lettered alphabet together, and learn techniques and strokes to achieve a gorgeous look with your lettering. You’ll get plenty of guided, hands-on practice and will finish a small project to take home and frame. No experience necessary! No materials are required, although brush pens will be available for purchase from the instructor during clas...

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Wednesdays, June 12 - June 26
    • Time:
      5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 W. Second Street
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $36
  • July 10, 2019

    The Enneagram & Creativity

    With Susan Christerson Brown. This class offers guidance in moving past the thoughts, emotions, and beliefs that stand in the way of writing or other creative work. We’ll do this with the help of the Enneagram, a system based in ancient wisdom, which describes nine different types of people and the lenses through which they view the world. You’ll learn about the Enneagram, receive help in determining your type, and engage in writing exercises and practices designed to address the strengths and challenges of your type and connect you to the creative work calling to you. S...

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Wednesdays, July 10 - July 31
    • Time:
      11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 W. Second Street
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $52
  • July 11, 2019

    Brown Bag Book Discussion

    With Jan Isenhour. An informal discussion group focusing on literature by and about women. Be prepared to buy or check out from the library the works selected. Contact the Carnegie Center for the updated book list. Jan Isenhour, former Executive Director of the Carnegie Center, has facilitated the Brown Bag group since it began in 1995. Register now for Brown Bag Book Discussion.

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Thursdays, July 11 - August 29
    • Time:
      Noon - 1:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • July 12, 2019

    Yoga

    With Lisa King. What better way to start your Friday than with a yoga practice that both relaxes and invigorates? Writers, artists, and professionals—maximize your wellness to help maximize your creativity and productivity. We’ll stretch, strengthen, balance, and flow, preparing you for a day of work on the computer or a weekend of play and traveling. This is an all levels class, and beginners are welcome. Register now for Yoga.

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Fridays, July 12 - August 9
    • Time:
      9:00 am - 10:00 am
    • Address:
      251 W. Second Street
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $40 (or $10 per class)
  • September 1, 2019

    Grantwriting Basics

    With Jennifer Mattox, Carnegie Center Development Director. This is a PRE-RECORDED WEBINAR-Link will be emailed to you within two business days of registering. You can register for this class right Now! It's available May 1-September 1, 2019. Writing a grant (or learning where to find one) can be daunting, but it doesn’t need to be. Learn the basics about grant research, how to write a grant, what to include in your proposal and project budgets, the do’s and don’ts of grantwriting, and more! This 90-minute class is geared toward grantwriting for nonpr...

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Address:
      251 W. Second Street
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $35
    • Addl Info:
         

      This is a PRE-RECORDED WEBINAR-Link will be emailed to you within two business days of registering. You can register for this class right Now! It’s available May 1-September 1, 2019.