Tai Chi is a holistic form of exercise that promotes flowing movements and mind/body harmony. Tai Chi is sometimes called a "moving meditation"; as participants concentrate on doing the movements they often forget about their normal, every day concerns. Tai Chi is a slower paced, non-contact martial arts movements.
The Japan America Society of Iowa returns to the Franklin Avenue Library to help you try your hand on Japanese cooking. Instructors will demonstrate how to make okonomiyaki, a savory Japanese pancake. After that, they’ll help attendees prepare homemade gyoza, a skillet cooked dumpling. Registration is required. Our class last August was popular, so this program will likely fill up fast. Register by calling 283-4152 ext. 3 or by going to dmpl.org and finding this event on the events page.
Come in from the cold and enjoy a warm bowl of chili and a heart-warming movie. This month, we’ll be showing the documentary Batkid Begins. The film tells the story of a five-year-old with cancer, his dream of becoming Batman’s sidekick for a day, and how a community came together. Rated PG.
Instant photography is making a comeback. The snap-and-print photos popularized by Polaroids are once again hip. This two-part class will teach you the basics of framing and light to help you take amazing instant photographs. DMACC Instructor Michael Watson will bring his own experiences to these hands-on classes.