RESERVE YOUR PLACE TODAY - for Saturday, April 6, 1-3 pm

For some, there is a deep urge to create, to communicate,

and account for and with self, soul, and others, through and

by whatever portal has taken hold…

Adirondack award-winning, local author Lorraine Duvall

explores “WHY do you have a desire to write.” She will share how she

came about writing her memoirs after retiring, and what inspires her to

keep going.

Workshop Participants will have the opportunity to answer this prompt

in writing, and then share with the group – if they like. Participants need to

bring writing materials including a journal or writing pads. They will leave

with some writing tips and a list of suggested sources to inspire them, such

as Anne Lamott’s book Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and


Lorraine Duvall suggests reviewing the inspirational treatise by Terry

Tempest Williams provides sixty+ reasons she writes, including, I write to

make peace with the things I cannot control, I write to honor beauty, I write

to forget, I write as a witness to what I have seen, I write knowing words

always fall short, I write to listen, ….


Tahawus Cultural Center has created a layer of artistic culture to our area which brings

awareness and opportunities to our residents. I have participated in a number of workshops,

including barre classes for adults, line dancing, and spun cotton, and am looking forward to upcoming events. HG


Eclipse pre-event, Get Ready! – Sun. April 7, 11-1 with Ginny Ruder, Rebecca Uss

Modern Line Dance - 4 Thursdays, April 18-May 9, 6:30-7:30 pm with Vicki Kirschner

Dance Spring series- Ballet Barre Fitness and Flow – Tues. 5:30, with Rebecca Kelly

The Tahawus Center is located in a 112-year-old historic building on the banks of the Ausable River. Formerly a

Masonic Lodge in Au Sable Forks, today Tahawus operates the Windows Gallery where art, education and the

village community engage with innovative projects, and which showcases artworks by local, regional, and visiting

artists. Cloudsplitter Dance Studio hosts youth and adult dance classes, workshops, and studio presentations.

Tahawus Winter Spring Workshops are made possible with support from the Lake Placid Education Fund and the Glenn and Carol

Pearsall Adirondack Foundation dedicated to improving the quality of life for year-round residents of the Adirondack Park.

Tahawus Cultural Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization, and project of the Appleby Foundation. Activities have been made possible in

part with support from the Adirondack Foundation - Generous Acts, Asgaard Fund, Cloudsplitter Foundation, the Essex County Arts Council

(CAP) Grant supported by public funds from Essex County, Lake Placid Education Fund, Pearsall Foundation, Puffin Foundation, Charles

Wood Foundation, Stewarts Shops, and the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New

York State Legislature. LOCATION 34 min. each from Plattsburgh and Lake Placid, Tahawus is on Main St, between the bridge of the

Ausable River and the Ausable Theater.

Tahawus Center, PO Box 984, 14234 Rt 9N, Main St, Au Sable Forks, NY 12912

TahawusCenter@gmail.com Tahawus Cultural Center 646-734-0703


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