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POSTPONED Getting that Song Out of Your Head and Onto Paper

WE’RE SORRY, THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN POSTPONED; A NEW DATE IS NOT KNOWN AT THIS TIME. Join local singer-songwriter Pat Grimes on Zoom for a fun-filled session of songwriting. Learn how to take those words and ideas rolling around in your head and use them to create your own song! Presented in partnership with YpsiWrites. For Teens and Adults. Register below or call 734-482-4110 x2411. We’ll send you the Zoom link a few days before the event. Contact Paula Drummond: or call 734-482-4110 x1306 if you have questions about Zoom. Fill out my Wufoo form!

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What is Creative Aging?

Published: February 6, 2018

Research on the aging process has shown that participating in the arts contributes to positive aging, promoting personal growth, enhanced well-being, and social engagement. Dr Gene Cohen’s landmark study on Arts and Aging illuminates how the creative arts promotes healthier aging. YDL has embraced this idea by offering several creative aging workshops for those 55 years and older. Local professional artists partner with the library to offer free instructional programs that build skills in the arts through participatory workshops and culminate in a public sharing. Recent courses in the Creative Aging series have included: Acrylic Painting: with artist Debra Golden Photography: with Jennifer …