Adults

Upcoming Events

Build a Better Forest
Date: July 6
Time: 5:30pm
Ages: 18 years and up.
Registration: Free. Please register by the day before the event.
Join John Boyette, District Forester III with the Texas A&M Forest Service, for an enlightening perspective on one of our greatest local features, our trees!

Cupcake Construction
Date: July 7
Time: 5:30pm
Ages: 18 years and up.
Registration: Free. Please register by the day before the event.
Learn techniques for frosting and decorating the most inviting and exciting baked treats. Of course, we’ll be tasting our works of art, so come hungry!

The Way of Council: A Deep Listening Practice
Date: July 8
Time: 1:30pm
Ages: 18 years and up.
Registration: Free. Please register by the day before the event.
Council practice is a community building, deep listening practice. The council format asks participants to share and listen to the stories shared by one another. Facilitated by Arrie Tucker.

Clothing Swap
Date: July 8
Time: 2:30pm
Ages: 18 years and up.
Registration: Free. No registration.
Gather gently used items you no longer need and come to a clothing & toy swap party.  You may bring adult’s and children’s clothes, as well as toys, to exchange with others.  Party leftovers will be donated to a local charity organization. In collaboration with Resilient Nacogdoches.

One Simple Change to a Healthier You
Date: July 13
Time: 5:30pm
Ages: 18 years and up.
Registration: Free. Please register by the day before the event.
Learn how to make one easy change at a time to improve your eating, hydration, sleep, stress, and physical activity. Taking on one change  at a time helps build to changing to an overall healthier lifestyle. Facilitated by Brandi Cartwright.

Building a Stronger Immune System
Date: July 15
Time: 2:30pm
Ages: 18 years and up.
Registration: Free. Please register by the day before the event.
Cold season coming?  Learn some easy ways to use essential oils to boost your immune system and help prevent yourself from getting sick. Facilitated by Vanessa Pratt.

College $avings Plans
Date: July 18
Time: 6:00pm
Ages: 18 years and up. (Students grades 6th and up may also attend.)
Registration: Free. No registration.
Christina Wittich, Outreach Specialist for Texas Tuition Promise Fund, will explain the various prepaid and college-savings funds that are available. She’ll help you navigate the payment options and show how to estimate college costs. It’s never too early to start saving for college.

Build a Better Environment
Date: July 20
Time: 5:30pm
Ages: 18 years and up.
Registration: Free. Please register by the day before the event.
Join John Boyette, District Forester III with the Texas A&M Forest Service, and Katie Blevins, Executive Coordinator of Keep Nacogdoches Beautiful, for discussions about how to get involved in making a difference for the environment, right outside your front door. Kids may attend for a companion workshop next door at STEAM 4 Kids.

Basic Soapmaking
Date: July 22
Time: 2:30pm
Ages: 18 years and up.
Registration: Free. Please register by the day before the event.
Learn how to create easy, healthy, natural, and beautiful soaps for your family. They make great easy ideas for gift giving season, too! Facilitated by Lauren Bible.

Movie Night - Doctor Strange (PG-13)
Date: July 22
Time: 5:30pm
Ages: 13 years and up.
Registration: Free. Please register by the day before the event.
Join us for a film event and delicious snacks in collaboration with the Friends of the Visual Arts.  These events will be offered in addition to the First Friday Film Series at the Cole Art Center.

Smash Books
Date: July 27
Time: 5:30pm
Ages: 18 years and up.
Registration: Free. Please register by the day before the event.
Smash Books embrace a wide variety of unique and quirky ways to document your life.  Bring your own for new ideas, or just learn what it’s all about. We’ll give away some samples, and have plenty of time to try new techniques.

Bullet Journaling
Date: August 1
Time: 5:30pm
Ages: 18 years and up.
Registration: Free. Please register by the day before the event.
Bullet journals are touted as the “analog system for the digital age” and are a dynamic and extremely flexible and customizable way to organize your life.  Learn the basic techniques to get started.

Building a Capsule Wardrobe
Date: August 5
Time: 2:00pm
Ages: 18 years and up.
Registration: Free. Please register by the day before the event.
What if your crammed, overwhelming closet was suddenly airy and organized? What if every piece of your clothing was your favorite? What if you could feel confident and put together every day and for every occasion without hours of planning? You can and it's easy to do so on any budget with a capsule wardrobe. Learn the basic principles behind this minimalist method of an approximately 30-50 piece wardrobe that will help you define your personal style and get you out the door and perfectly dressed in a matter of minutes every day! Facilitated by Mary Turner.

In the Garden: Seed Saving Workshop
Date: August 19
Time: 2:30pm
Ages: 18 years and up.
Registration: Free. Please register by the day before the event.
Learn how to save seeds of common local vegetables and flowers and get advice on how to make sure your seeds grow from season to season.  All levels of experience are welcomed. Facilitated by Jheri-Lynn McSwain, Shelby County Extension Agent.