PU Livestream: Physical Science – The Joy of Discovery, Class 2: Scientific Method

The second class in the latest People’s University series will be a panel discussion with Mary Ellen Cassidy, Erin Duffy, Stacey K. Vargas, and guest presenter Darlene Stradwick. The panel will discuss the importance of science historically and in the modern world, including scientific method, women in science, diversity, the abuse of science and the roots of distrust, and various ethical dilemmas. The class begins at 6:30 pm and will be live-streamed from the People’s University Facebook page.

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Parents’ Night Out

Enjoy a well-deserved night out while your children (ages 5-12) have a blast at the new Highlands Sports Complex. Enjoy a nice dinner, shopping or other entertainment while your child enjoys a variety of supervised activities, including time on the courts and fields, arcade and climbing walls. Parents’ Night Out will take place on Friday, Jan. 22 from 6 – 10 pm. Children can be dropped off starting at 5:30 pm and must be picked up by 10 pm. Learn more and register at highlandssports.com.

Virtual Prosers: Rebirth

Take a mesmerizing journey with The Prosers, a group of local spoken-word artists, as they perform a series of self-written poetry. Poets will share their own stories and authentic experiences – exploring the connection between poetry and personal expression. The event will be broadcasted live on Towngate Theatre’s Facebook page beginning at 8 pm on Saturday, Jan. 23.

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Creative Arts Therapy Student Exhibition

Towngate Theatre will host a free opening reception for West Liberty University undergraduate Creative Arts Therapy 2021 exhibition from 6 – 8 pm on Saturday, January 23.

The exhibition includes studio arts as well as work created from art therapy directives. Art Therapy is a mental health profession that uses art media and the creative process to explore feelings, reconcile emotional conflicts, foster self-awareness, manage behavior and addictions, develop social skills, improve reality orientation, reduce anxiety, and increase self-esteem.

The exhibition is on display through February 28. The Gallery at Towngate will be open 11 am – 1 pm Monday through Friday and during all events.

Forging A Path – Yoga Workshop

If your seeking transformation as you adventure into the New Year then this workshop is a great jumping-off point for you. The workshop will take place on Saturday, Jan. 23 from 11 am – 2 pm at Restore Yoga + Wellness in St. Clairsville. Attendees will engage in open discussion, meditation and asana practice, and wrap up with Yoga Nidra. This workshop, led by Tanya Ortiz, invites you to uncover your individual perceived realities so that you can start to build up the tool of awareness and learn how to apply it in a way that adds more power amd value to how we make choices in our daily lives. Learn more and register online by visiting restoreyogaandwellness.com.

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