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August 29, 2022, Adrian, Michigan – Are you an experienced writer, or is writing something you have always wanted to try? People of all levels of experience in creative writing are invited to participate in writing workshops offered by Adrian Dominican Sister Tarianne DeYonker, OP, an Amherst Writer and Artists affiliate.

Sister Tarianne offers two hybrid experiences in which writers can participate in person or via Zoom.

  • The Teachings of Trees is from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET Saturday, September 24, 2022. As we journey into the autumn, we can glean so much from the wisdom of trees, which have witnessed so many changes in their lives. The workshop includes time for writing and for receiving feedback from other supportive writers. The cost is $35 and registration is required.

  • Autumn Harvest: This series of online or in-person workshops is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. ET Wednesdays, November 2, 9, 16, and 30, 2022. Gather with other creative writers for time set aside to harvest your experiences, thoughts, and the fruits of your imagination. The four-part series gives plenty of time for both writing and feedback. The cost is $80 for the full series and registration is required. Scholarships are available.

All in-person guests will be screened for COVID-19 and are required to wear masks. For those choosing online participation, the Zoom link will be sent closer to the workshop date.

To register, visit www.webercenter.org and click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by calling 517-266-4000 or emailing webercenter@adriandominicans.org

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.

June 21, 2021, Adrian, Michigan – This summer, set some time aside to gather with other creative writers and to express what has long been hidden within you – and longs to see the light of long summer days.

Sister Tarianne DeYonker, OP

Weber Retreat and Conference Center offers a weekly series of Creative Writing Workshops from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. EDT Thursdays, July 15, 22, and 29 and August 5, 2021. Whether you write as a spiritual practice or to give creative expression to your ideas and feelings, this series offers a supportive group of writers and the opportunity to enhance your writing skills.

The virtual workshops, offered via Zoom, are facilitated by Sister Tarianne DeYonker, OP, a certified Amherst Writers and Artists leader and published author.

The cost is $80 and registration is required. Registration is available at www.webercenter.org; click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by contacting Weber Center at 517-266-4000 or webercenter@adriandominicans.org. Limited scholarships are available.



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