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Programs for Adults: Penrose Library

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Sewing Lab

When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Aspen Room

Have a simple clothing repair or small sewing project you are working on? Drop in to our sewing lab to learn basic sewing skills and utilize our sewing machines! Limited supplies available. No registration required.

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

This class will help adults without a high school diploma prepare to take the GED, HiSET, or TASC high school equivalency exams. Registration is required. New students must attend GED/HiSET/TASC Orientation to register and take a placement test. For upcoming Orientation dates, regularly check: http://new.ppld.org/adult-education. Continuing students who were registered for the last course must contact their Instructor or the Adult Education office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

This class will help adults without a high school diploma prepare to take the GED, HiSET, or TASC high school equivalency exams. Registration is required. New students must attend GED/HiSET/TASC Orientation to register and take a placement test. For upcoming Orientation dates, regularly check: http://new.ppld.org/adult-education. Continuing students who were registered for the last course must contact their Instructor or the Adult Education office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

Tai Chi

When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Join Master Tanisha and learn the fundamentals of Tai Chi in this free, hour long class.

Students will learn the basics of posture, strength, relaxation, movement and breathing. Wear comfortable clothing and footwear.

Master Tanisha is a 5th-degree Kung Fu Master and has 20 years of experience teaching Tai Chi.

Afternoon chess

When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

Drop in for a friendly game of chess!

Speak French

When: Friday, March 03, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

An advanced conversation group: Patrons can contact Donna Becker @598-4038, Randy Horton @ 632-2006, or Nancy Augustus @ 578-8769 for information and questions.

Legendary Ladies

When: Saturday, March 04, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

The Penrose Library is pleased to welcome back the cast of the Legendary Ladies! Join us as we learn about Colorado History and the women who helped shape the West. Program will be followed by a Q&A session with the cast.

No registration is required for this free event.

Speak English

When: Monday, March 06, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Aspen Room

Speak English - Christine

Chatty Crafties

When: Monday, March 06, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

Join us every Monday afternoon to learn a new craft skill, or bring your own project to work on. All supplies will be provided. No registration required for this free event.

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Monday, March 06, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

This class will help adults without a high school diploma prepare to take the GED, HiSET, or TASC high school equivalency exams. Registration is required. New students must attend GED/HiSET/TASC Orientation to register and take a placement test. For upcoming Orientation dates, regularly check: http://new.ppld.org/adult-education. Continuing students who were registered for the last course must contact their Instructor or the Adult Education office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

This class will help adults without a high school diploma prepare to take the GED, HiSET, or TASC high school equivalency exams. Registration is required. New students must attend GED/HiSET/TASC Orientation to register and take a placement test. For upcoming Orientation dates, regularly check: http://new.ppld.org/adult-education. Continuing students who were registered for the last course must contact their Instructor or the Adult Education office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

El Paso County Health and Human Services Outreach (DHS)

When: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

Representatives from El Paso Health and Human Services (DHS) will be available to assist patrons at the Penrose Library.

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

This class will help adults without a high school diploma prepare to take the GED, HiSET, or TASC high school equivalency exams. Registration is required. New students must attend GED/HiSET/TASC Orientation to register and take a placement test. For upcoming Orientation dates, regularly check: http://new.ppld.org/adult-education. Continuing students who were registered for the last course must contact their Instructor or the Adult Education office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

Nonprofit Workshop - Grantseeking

When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Learn how to identify foundation and corporate giving programs using free online databases accessible through the Pikes Peak Library District. Successfully search the Foundation Directory Online, the Colorado Grants Guide, and other online databases. Registration is required by emailing attendance request to tsayles@ppld.org.

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

This class will help adults without a high school diploma prepare to take the GED, HiSET, or TASC high school equivalency exams. Registration is required. New students must attend GED/HiSET/TASC Orientation to register and take a placement test. For upcoming Orientation dates, regularly check: http://new.ppld.org/adult-education. Continuing students who were registered for the last course must contact their Instructor or the Adult Education office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

Tai Chi

When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Aspen Room

Join Master Tanisha and learn the fundamentals of Tai Chi in this free, hour long class.

Students will learn the basics of posture, strength, relaxation, movement and breathing. Wear comfortable clothing and footwear.

Master Tanisha is a 5th-degree Kung Fu Master and has 20 years of experience teaching Tai Chi.

Afternoon chess

When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

Drop in for a friendly game of chess!

Speak French

When: Friday, March 10, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

An advanced conversation group: Patrons can contact Donna Becker @598-4038, Randy Horton @ 632-2006, or Nancy Augustus @ 578-8769 for information and questions.

Antique & Vintage Quilts / Women's History

When: Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

A historical presentation and display of quilts made before or shortly after 1900. Guest speaker, local author, instructor, quilter, and appraiser, BOBBIE AUG speaks at 2:00. Free parking and very light refreshments served. This March program honors Women's History & National Quilt month.

Sunday Matinee-Pete's Dragon

When: Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose AspenChildrens Rooms

Snacks and drinks provided!

Mr. Meacham (Robert Redford), a woodcarver, delights local children with stories of a mysterious dragon that lives deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. His daughter Grace (Bryce Dallas Howard) believes these are just tall tales, until she meets Pete (Oakes Fegley), a 10-year-old orphan who says he lives in the woods with a giant, friendly dragon. With help from a young girl named Natalie (Oona Laurence), Grace sets out to investigate if this fantastic claim can be true.
Rated PG

Speak English

When: Monday, March 13, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Aspen Room

Speak English - Christine

Chatty Crafties

When: Monday, March 13, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

Join us every Monday afternoon to learn a new craft skill, or bring your own project to work on. All supplies will be provided. No registration required for this free event.

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Monday, March 13, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

This class will help adults without a high school diploma prepare to take the GED, HiSET, or TASC high school equivalency exams. Registration is required. New students must attend GED/HiSET/TASC Orientation to register and take a placement test. For upcoming Orientation dates, regularly check: http://new.ppld.org/adult-education. Continuing students who were registered for the last course must contact their Instructor or the Adult Education office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

GED / HiSET / TASC classes

When: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Pine Room

This class will help adults without a high school diploma prepare to take the GED, HiSET, or TASC high school equivalency exams. Registration is required. New students must attend GED/HiSET/TASC Orientation to register and take a placement test. For upcoming Orientation dates, regularly check: http://new.ppld.org/adult-education. Continuing students who were registered for the last course must contact their Instructor or the Adult Education office (719)531-6333 ext. 2225

Penrose Perk

When: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

Come enjoy a free cup of coffee and great conversation.