Workshops

Upcoming Events

MendBar Happy Hour Fridays at Slowfiber

 
7/30/21
 
$5-$10
 
Slowfiber

Join Slowfiber for our MendBar Happy Hour taking place every Friday, 5:30pm-8pm, at the shop. Fee is $5-$10, sliding scale. Please register in advance.

At Happy Hour, we get to fix our buttons, rip, runs, holes, hems, etc. and have fun together. Slowfiber has all the materials you need and they're included in the price. Limited experience is o.k. - you'll develop skills.

Book Club and Sew-Along at Slowfiber: "Cloth" by Cassandra Ellis

 
8/5/21
 
$35/$45
 
Slowfiber

Thursday evenings at Slowfiber is dedicated to our online book club and sew-along, and we are always learning, sharing, and giving to the group. The hive mind is strong and the traditional sewing bee knows this. Please join us at...

Make and Mend with Erin Gafill and Jaki Canterbury

 
8/7/21
 
$5
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Award-winning artist Erin Lee Gafill welcomes mending expert and owner of Slowfiber, Jaki Canterbury, to an online round table discussion hosted by Monterey Museum of Art on August 7 & 21 at 11am. Emphasis will be on textile arts with a gentle focus on stitching and handcrafts, but participants practicing all art forms are welcome to join. Fee is $5. Register online here.

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Deleuze and Guattari

 
8/20/21
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group has returned to Old Capitol Books ! This month, we're going to discuss Deleuze and Guattari's A Thousand Plateaus . Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Make and Mend with Erin Gafill and Jaki Canterbury

 
8/21/21
 
$5
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Award-winning artist Erin Lee Gafill welcomes mending expert and owner of Slowfiber, Jaki Canterbury, to an online round table discussion hosted by Monterey Museum of Art on August 21 at 11am. Emphasis will be on textile arts with a gentle focus on stitching and handcrafts, but participants practicing all art forms are welcome to join. Fee is $5. Register online here.

Past Events

Gentle Yoga Series Begins at Om Studios

 
7/7/21
 
$79
 
Om Studios

Om Studios presents a special, 4-week gentle yoga series for beginners and those easing back into your practice. Instructor Jacqueline will cover all of the basics and get you started on the road to integrating yoga into your routine. You'll learn some yoga philosophy, breath work, and how to do the poses in a way that works for YOUR body. Space is limited. $79

Building Belonging in a Time of Othering: Online with Monterey Public Library

 
6/30/21
 
free
 
Monterey Public Library

Monterey Public Library invites you to a free online discussion with john a. powell entitled "Building Belonging in a Time of Othering" on Wednesday, June 30 at 3pm. Please register in advance here.

In a time of othering, how do we build a community, a culture, and a world of belonging? In recent years, a sense of “othering” has become the norm. Our time beckons a collective healing. As part of the Book to Action and adult summer reading program at Monterey Public Library, join together for an afternoon of warmth, wisdom, connection, and learning. There will be an opportunity for questions following the presentation facilitated by Tyller Williamson.

DIY Doormat Workshop at Board and Brush

 
6/26/21
 
$40
 
Board and Brush Monterey

Looking for a fun way to spruce up your front porch? Join Board and Brush on Saturday at 8pm for our DIY Doormat Workshop. Select a design from our gallery, then we provide all the materials and instruct you step-by-step to create a beautiful piece. Fee is $40. Pre-registration required.

Make and Mend with Erin Gafill and Jaki Canterbury

 
6/19/21
 
$5/$20
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Award-winning artist Erin Lee Gafill welcomes mending expert and owner of Slowfiber, Jaki Canterbury, to an online round table discussion hosted by Monterey Museum of Art this Saturday at 11am. Emphasis will be on textile arts with a gentle focus on stitching and handcrafts, but participants practicing all art forms are welcome to join. Fee is $5. Register online here.

Living in Color: The Color Duets of Kaffe Fassett and Erin Lee Gafill

 
Canceled
 
$15/$20/$25
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

Internationally renowned textile artist Kaffe Fasset and his niece, award winning artist, teacher, and author Erin Lee Gafill, invite you to join them on a whirlwind tour of their colorful and inspiring lives and work in anticipation of their upcoming...

CANCELED: Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
Canceled
 
$40
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Paint and Sip Class ! Tonight, local artist and retired art teacher Bunny Paivine will be teaching an easy-to-follow painting class. You’ll take home your own 11 x 14 canvas painting. Fee is $40, advance registration required. All materials and instruction are included. Wine is extra.

CANCELED: Drawing Trees Workshop at Monterey Museum of Art

 
Canceled
 
$10/$15/$20
 
Monterey Museum of Art

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. At this workshop at Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street, learn to draw trees with artist Margaret Niven of The Ripple Effect on Saturday, March 28, 1pm-3pm. All skill levels are welcome and...

CANCELED: Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
Canceled
 
$40
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Paint and Sip Class ! Tonight, local artist and retired art teacher Bunny Paivine will be teaching an easy-to-follow painting class. You’ll take home your own 11 x 14 canvas painting. Fee is $40, advance registration required. All materials and instruction are included. Wine is extra.

Spring Break Camps at Code Ninjas

 
3/23 - 3/27
 
$200
 
Code Ninjas

Code NInjas presents our Spring Break Camps, March 23-27. Your children can participate in either our App Builders Club or our RoboPRO Beginners workshop. Fee is $200 for each 5-day program.

Multi-day event ending on Fri Mar 27, 2020

CANCELED: Origami Workshop at Cha-ya

 
Canceled
 
$42
 
Cha-ya Japanese Tea & Things

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Cha-ya Japanese Tea and Things presents an Origami Workshop, led by Mihoko Dreyer, a noted calligraphy and origami teacher from Monterey. $42 per person, all materials included. Please call to register.

CANCELED: Deep Slow Flow and Soundbath at Om Studios

 
Canceled
 
 
Om Studios

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. We all know how to work out our bodies, but how many of you take time to work on your mind? At Om Studios in Monterey, we'll start the evening with a deep slow...

ISGC Presents Sacred Intimacy / Tantra Workshop for Singles

 
3/15/20
 
$185
 
Intimacy, Sexuality & Gender Center of Monterey

The Intimacy, Sexuality and Gender Center of Monterey is offering a specialized one-day tantra workshop for all singles which includes all aspects of sacred tantra, focusing on uniting the sensual, sexual, and sacred energy with partners in a bonding, healing experience. Please call 831-375-7553 to register.

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
3/14/20
 
$40
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Paint and Sip Class ! Tonight, local artist and retired art teacher Bunny Paivine will be teaching an easy-to-follow painting class. You’ll take home your own 11 x 14 canvas painting. Fee is $40, advance registration required. All materials and instruction are included. Wine is extra.

CANCELED: YAC: Youth Artist Workshop for Ages 8-13

 
3/14/20
 
$20/$35
 
Youth Arts Collective

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Youth Arts Collective hosts Youth Artist Workshops called Teaching Across Generations on the 1st and 2nd Saturday of the month, 10am-12pm. The studio is open to young artists ages 8-13 to try their hand at sculpting, painting, and much more.

YAC: Youth Artist Workshop for Ages 8-13

 
3/7/20
 
$20/$35
 
Youth Arts Collective

Youth Arts Collective hosts Youth Artist Workshops called Teaching Across Generations on the 1st and 2nd Saturday of the month, 10am-12pm. The studio is open to young artists ages 8-13 to try their hand at sculpting, painting, and much more.

Monthly Community Bhakti Satsang at Union Yoga

 
3/1/20
 
$5-$10 suggested donation
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga presents a Monthly Community Bhakti Satsang led by Rebekah Menezes on the first Sunday of March, April, and May, 4:30pm-6pm. $5-$10 suggested donation.

Come join the unity of gathering together for an introduction to mantra and chanting....

The Upanishads 2: Yoga Philosophy at Union Yoga

 
3/1/20
 
$15-$25
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga invites you to join us for the second in our series of workshops about the Upanishads taught by Daysha Hampton, held on Sunday, March 1 at 11:45am. All are welcome and no previous exposure to the Upanishads is...

Vinyasa 101 Workshop at Om Studios

 
2/29/20
 
$35
 
Om Studios

Come build a safe vinyasa practice and learn alignment techniques that might not always be covered in your typical hour-long class. Vinyasa 101 at Om Studios in Monterey on Saturday, February 29 at 1:30pm will offer an introduction to the...

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Soren Kierkegaard

 
2/28/20
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

This month, at the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group at Old Capitol Books , we’re going to discuss Soren Kierkegaard's Concept of Anxiety . Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.