Workshops

Upcoming Events

MendBar Happy Hour Fridays at Slowfiber

 
9/17/21
 
$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.

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Kierkegaard

 
9/24/21
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

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

Yoga for Cyclists Workshop: Om Studios & Workhorse Bicycles

 
9/25/21
 
$30
 
Om Studios

Calling all cyclists and mountain bikers! On Studios is partnering with Workhorse Bicycles to host a group bike ride followed by a specialized yoga workshop with Jacqueline Brenton that will focus on the needs of cyclists and mountain bikers....

Fleet Feet's 5k Training Program Begins

 
10/6/21
 
$89/$109
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Fleet Feet Monterey is excited to announce that our training programs are back! This fall we are bringing back our 5k training program October 6 - November 26. We'll meet every Wednesday, 6:30pm-8pm, and Saturday, 8am-9:30am. This program is designed...

Slowfiber Book Club Sew Along: Creative Stitching

 
10/14/21
 
$32
 
Slowfiber

Join Slowfiber owner Jaki Canterbury and special guest Joan Near for a Slowfiber Book Club Sew Along featuring the book Creative Stitching, 2nd Edition by Sue Spargo. We will meet on Zoom on Thursdays, 5:30pm-6:30pm, October 14 - November...

Past Events

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.

Sacred Intimacy / Tantra for Loving Couples: Workshop at ISGC

 
2/15/20
 
$210
 
Intimacy, Sexuality & Gender Center of Monterey

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

"Sardines Go to War!" - A Monterey History Talk from Monterey Public Library

 
9/16/21
 
free
 
Monteery Public Library - online

Join Monterey Public Library as we kick off Cannery Row Days: Sweet Thursday Hooptedoodles with Historian Tim Thomas as we explore Monterey’s rich historic past. On September 16, 4pm-5pm, Tim will discuss the rise and fall of Cannery Row’s fishing industry and the direct impacts of two World Wars. This event will be held on Zoom. Please register online in advance.

Slowfiber: Sewing Lessons for the Adult Beginner and Their Machine

 
9/14/21
 
$90
 
Slowfiber

Update: Space in this class has sold out. If you're interested in our next sewing machine class, please contact Slowfiber. Slowfiber presents Sewing Lessons for the Adult Beginner and Their Sewing Machine on Tuesdays, 5pm-7pm, Sept. 14-28. Space is limited - please register online . Fee is $90.

This class is designed for beginners or those who haven't sewn in a long time and want to relearn. You'll choose your project with the help of instructor Jaki Canterbury.

Free Creative Writing Course Begins at Old Capitol Books

 
9/13/21
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books is sponsoring a free creative writing class entitled "Social Writing Action." This is a 6-week course meeting Mon & Wed, 4:20pm-5:50pm, via Zoom. Course Instructor is Alaina Joleen, MFA Graduate Student and CSUMB Creative Writing alum. Ages 18+ are welcome. To sign up, please email Alaina .

Plantar Fasciitis Screening at Fleet Feet

 
9/8/21
 
free
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

If you've been experiencing any sort of foot pain or heel pain and you have been wondering what it could be, come see a physical therapist from Terrapin Physical Therapy at Fleet Feet Monterey on Wednesday, September 8, 3pm-6pm. This...

Free Yoga Class on Colton Hall Lawn

 
9/4/21
 
free
 
Colton Hall Lawn

Blue Zones Project Monterey County presents a free yoga class with instructor Ariel Johnson on the lawn in front of Colton Hall on Saturday, September 4, 10am-11am. Learn how moving naturally can add years to your life!

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.

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

 
8/7/21
 
$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 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.

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...

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.

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...