Athena continually adds new programs and faculty to its schedule. Join our faculty to respond to potential new ideas and personnel through our "Openings" program. Ongoing faculty will present new concepts and ideas for classes; new faculty will show you their skills. And informal and inspiring afternoon!.
Sun, February 22, 1-5 pm; free
Each season Athena offers a series of interconnected programs which, while they can be taken individually, have a synergetic effect in illuminating our minds and souls with new ideas. This season, as we move through the earth's dark time and into the light again, we examine the concept of abundance, and how we can find it within us and outside us. Entire series: $100
Do you feel that you live in emotional and/or financial poverty? There are ways to turn your life around and live with greater abundance! This workshop willa ddress our quality of life, our creativity and how we tap the abundance of the universe. We will look at how to forge a better reality for ourselves through the principles of conscious creation.
Wednesday, Jan 28, 7-10 pm, Fee: $30; Allen and Werderitsch
This workshop is for anyone who feels the need to have more meaning and less stress in their worklife. We will explore the possibility of melding soul-life with work-life. We will learn how to work joyously an dto find creativity, commitment and new ways of leadership in the workplace.
Wednesday, Feb 4-25, 7-9:30 pm; Fee: $45; Allen
If you've ever thought about writing from your own experience, this workshop is for you! An opportunity to engage in the challenge of putting memories on paper, in a supportive atmosphere. Bring a photograph of a time or place you wish to recall. Make time this winter to remember other times!
Saturday, Jan 24, 12 noon - 4 pm; Fee: $30; Hedin
In mythology and in art, the goddess often appears as a strong, full-bodied woman.Yet our culture promotes the opposite ideal of feminity. For women of all sizes, this multi-media presentation celebrates female beauty in its infinite diversity.
Sunday, Apr 19, 7-9 pm; Fee: $12; Monaghan
Join with us to celebrate the ancient festivals of renewal as winter moves towards spring. At these events, readings from classical literature, simple songs and meditations, and personal sharing connect the journey of life with that of the earth as she moves through her seasons
This feast of mid-winter honors the Celtic Athena: Brigid, triple goddess of poetry, healing and crafts.
Sunday, Feb 1, 7-9:30 pm; Fee: $10
The moment of balance between light and dark is the occasion of celebration around the world.
Sunday, Mar 22, 7-9:30 pm; Fee: $10
One of the greatest of the old Celtic festivals is the day on which spring is reborn, and the soul with it. Drumming, dancing and other celebration will be part of our honoring of this event. Come join us for this holiday, and for the Beltane Ball afterwards!
Friday, May 1, 6-7:30 pm; Fee: $10
Our forebears lifted the maypole and danced beneath it to welcome spring. Join us as we evoke the energies of the changing season with music and dance, laughter and song, food and conversation.
Friday, May 1, 7 pm - Midnight; Tickets: $12/advance, $15/door