Life Enrichment

kwanzaa

Kwanzaa – celebrating the best of what it means to be African

Kwanzaa 2020 in United States will begin on Saturday, December 26 and ends on Friday, January 1, 2021. Created in 1966 after the Watts riots in Los Angeles, Dr. Maulana Karenga, professor…

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Lyle Denniston

CollingtonPresents: Lyle Denniston – Is the Constitution Out of Date?

As part of Collington’s webinar series Lyle Denniston, a former reporter for the Supreme Court of the United States, speaks about the Constitution, it’s amendments throughout the years, and addresses…

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Angel City Chorale, The Virtual Concert

Concert Title: It’s Not the Holidays ’til the Angels Sing Premiere Date: December 12, 2020 Performed by: Angel City Chorale, with a performance by Angel City Youth Chorale Director: Jill D’Agnenica…

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moving art

“Look Up” – A moving art installation project inspires hope during COVID

“What do you tell yourself when you face adversity?” Elizabeth Turk asked residents of a 31-acre community that she used as her canvas and its 500 residents and staff members…

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Hanukkah candles

Festivals of Lights & the importance of candles

Candles are an important part of a number of holiday celebrations. They are represented in both religious and nonreligious winter holidays. People interpret their meaning in many different ways. Some…

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Collaborative Decision Making, Participants role

Quaker Principles – Collaborative Decision Making, Part 2, the Participants Role

Serving as chair or facilitator of a collaborative meeting calls for a skillset to lead to a consensus embraced by the group. In part 2 of this 3 part series…

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boys looking at baseball field

Reconnecting can provide comfort and well-being

Marion Darbyshire, 91, and Winnie Shaw, 94, were good friends 73 years ago. The two ladies initially became friends in their twenties when they worked as sewing apprentices at a…

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Decision Making Overview

Quaker Principles – Collaborative Decision Making, An Overview

Quakers have always run meetings in a way that encourages listening to everyone because the truth may come from anyone. What should you expect when you are at a consensus-based meeting as a…

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advent calendar

Advent & unique calendars to help celebrate

Advent is the of four Sundays and weeks before Christmas when Christians prepare for the coming of Jesus into the world and remember the real meaning of Christmas. Advent actually has two…

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