Sun., May 21, 1-3 p.m., Social Hall. Contact Kristin Keen. Sign-up coming soon. For congregants who identify as people of color and their families. Bring a dish to share. If the weather is good, the group will have outdoor play time with the children after the meal.
Mon., May 22, 7:30-9 p.m., Prog. Bldg. Contact Rama Kotra. This is a continuation of the first gathering in January to explore how we wish to continue to share news, hopes, questions, etc. at this time of change. All federal employees are welcome.
Mon., May 22, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Music & Arts Room. Fourth Monday of each month, unless otherwise noted. Leader: Jeff Gilliam, who has more than 30 years of professional experience playing drums. Have you ever wanted to learn to play a drum set? Did you play many years ago and think it would be fun to pick it up again? Or maybe you play now and would like to learn some new licks? If any of these describe you, come join UUCF’s Drum Set Class. Drum set supplied; bring drum sticks and a desire to learn. Open to middle school and older.
Mon., May 15, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Music & Arts Room. Third Monday of each month, unless otherwise noted. Leader: Jeff Gilliam. Join us for a drop-in hour of drumming. We’ll focus on hand drums, explore basic techniques and rhythms and expand to more complex rhythms. We’ll also do a good amount of improvising and plain old jamming. Bring your own drum and/or percussion instrument or use ones supplied by UUCF and Jeff Gilliam.
Sun., May 7, 12:30 p.m. Gather in the Commons and we’ll travel to an off-site location for a casual social brunch. First Sunday of each month, unless otherwise noted. Families are welcome. Contact McKinley Sims.
Sun., May 7, 4-6 p.m., Prog. Bldg. “How Does it Feel to Be a Problem: Being Young and Arab in America” by Moustafa Bayoumi. Facilitator: Betsy Bicknell. You may come once or to each monthly session. Future book titles here. Even if you haven’t completed the book, you are welcome to listen to the discussion. Please RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by Fri., May 5, at 12 p.m.
Tue., May 9, 7:30-9 p.m., Prog. Bldg. Contact Rod Paolini. Group works to establish ties with Muslim communities in the area.
Sun., May 7, 12:30-2 p.m., Library. Contact Betsy Bicknell. Help us plan for a visit from our Transylvanian partners in 2018.
Tue., May 23, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Prog. Bldg. Contact Connie Drapeau. Meets monthly to share issues of personal concern. All are welcome.
May 8, 7:30-9 p.m., Prog. Bldg. Contact Don Andress. We’ll discuss “News of the World” by Paulette Jiles.