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Adult Programs

 

Gardening With Nature

Learn how to identify, appreciate, and successfully use native northern Illinois plants in gardening with experienced botanist, educator and horticulturist Raymond Wiggers. Pre-registration is recommended, but walk in registration at the door is welcome. Presented in partnership with the Oswegoland Heritage Association.  Suitable for ages 16+. $5.00 (R)/(N).

Saturday, March 10, 1:30-2:30pm

Art & Fashion Showcase

Get a rare glimpse of treasures from the Little White School Museum’s textile and art collections. Museum staffers will select original works by local artists as well as fashion treasures from the museum’s extensive textile collection to create a unique museum experience. Textiles planned for exhibit include items from wedding and formal dresses, men’s working clothing, vintage children’s clothing, and accessories. Paintings, sculpture, and work in other media along with art by early photographers will also be featured. Presented in partnership with the Oswegoland Heritage Association. There is no charge for this event.

Saturday-Sunday, March 17-25, 10:00am-5:00pm

CAMP GRANT: WWI and WWII

Originally constructed in 1917, this camp was the first place draftees were sent when they received their notice to report. During World War II, Camp Grant became the largest medical training facility in the United States. Discover this fascinating camp as presenter Greg Jacobs guides you through a journey through its history. Pre-registration is recommended, but walk-in registration at the door is welcome. Presented in partnership with the Oswegoland Heritage Association.  Suitable for ages 16+. $5.00 (R)/(N).

Saturday, April 21, 1:30-3:30pm

Organizing Your Digital Photos

Do you have hundreds of digital photographs that you want to organize on your computer? Are you feeling overwhelmed by the work and don’t know where to start? In this presentation, we will talk about naming your photograph files, organizing them into separate computer folders, and adding details so you can find them in the future. Participants will take home a copy of all the tips and suggestions presented during the program. Pre-registration is required. Suitable for ages 16+. $5.00 (R)/$7.00(N).

Sunday, April 22, 1:00-2:00pm

Art of Meditation

Join us in a relaxing setting while learning how to calm the mind and develop inner peace. We will work to eliminate stress and tension common in everyday life by using breathing and relaxation to aid in meditation. Class will teach you to treat your mind, body, and soul through the use of the beneficial techniques of meditation that are sure to become a part of your life forever. Feel free to bring a mat or blanket to class. Program information and registration through the Oswegoland Park District.

Candlelight Yoga

Step inside one of Oswego’s most historic buildings and enjoy the ambiance of stained glass windows, wood panel floors, and soft candlelight as you take part in a relaxing evening yoga practice. Find new energy through breath-work and deep stretches guaranteed to give you a more restful night’s sleep, ready to calmly take on the week ahead. Modifications given as needed, class is appropriate for all levels. Please bring a yoga mat to class.  Program information and registration through the Oswegoland Park District.

Pre & Postnatal Yoga

A class for new moms & moms-to-be. Enjoy modified poses and gentle stretching that will allow your body to prepare for or recover from childbirth. Use breath, body, and mind awareness for deep relaxation and added energy. All levels of pregnancy and postnatal recovery welcome. Please bring a mat to class. Program information and registration through the Oswegoland Park District.

Yoga Fundamentals

Focus on form and proper alignment in this class designed to unite body and mind in a meditative yoga practice. Iyengar inspired – Integration of props to accommodate for all levels and body types. If you are looking for a supplement to your usual fitness routine, are suffering from an injury, or chronic condition then this is the class for you! Class is appropriate for all levels. Please bring a yoga mat to class. Program information and registration through the Oswegoland Park District.