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Cartoon Character Design with Sean L. Moore – Ages 7+

Feb 7, 2024 | Janet Kerr

Have you ever wondered how characters are created for television or film animation? Learn how it’s done with professional character designer Sean L. Moore, while also learning some fun ways…

Family Floetry Fitness – Ages 12+

Feb 6, 2024 | Janet Kerr

With movements inspired by the art gallery, immerse yourself in the rhythm of Afro-Caribbean beats – soca, amapiano, reggae, Afro beats and more – as we groove through beginner to…

Family Day at PAMA

Feb 6, 2024 | Janet Kerr

Join PAMA on a cosmic journey! Let art, history and culture come alive as you engage with exhibitions, create art inspired by astronomy and the universe, and enjoy a performance…

Making Friends with Winter

Nov 20, 2010 | Bethany Lee | Back Issues | Community | Departments | Headwaters Nest | In Every Issue | Winter 2010

It’s true that winter and I were once friends, a long time ago. But then, somehow, we drifted apart…

Goodbye commuting. Hello flex time on the porch.

Sep 13, 2010 | Bethany Lee | Autumn 2010 | Back Issues | Community | Departments | Headwaters Nest | In Every Issue

For a number of years, I donned my corporate attire, got in my car in the dark, slipped a thermal carafe of coffee into the holder, and headed south to the city for work. I didn’t mind the commute, I told myself. In fact I enjoyed it. It was time to think. Time alone. Time to decompress. Then along came baby.

A toddler makes magic in the garden

Jun 15, 2010 | Bethany Lee | Headwaters Nest

My son learned more first-hand than I could have imagined about plants and animals. His garden creation was inspected daily and watered with care. “It’s magic!” he exclaimed.

Bundle of Joy?

Mar 21, 2010 | Laura LaRocca | Back Issues

Babies arrive trailing clouds of happy expectations. But often those first few months can be anything but a joyful experience. Fortunately, this region is rich in programs to help mothers cope.

The Journey Back Upstream

Mar 21, 2010 | Bethany Lee | Back Issues | Community | Departments | Headwaters Nest | In Every Issue | Spring 2010

As I headed to the hills every weekend for rest, relaxation and Sunday hikes, it finally occurred to me – these hills are my home. I realized it was time to head back upstream.