Enchanted Hills Camp employee Linda Fonseca uses large print note-taking tools to write about the 70th anniversary of EHC at a Hands On workshop. Photo by Sarika Dagar.
Photo by Sarika Dagar

Hands On Goes Virtual (online)

Hands On Goes Virtual (online)

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May 15

Hands On Goes Virtual!

Who? Students who find themselves wanting to add to their repertoire of Independent Living Skills and want to actively participate in learning, problem solving, and dialog with a small group.

What Will You Do: Each week, ILS Instructors Dawn Leeflang and Bobbi Pompey will share information, skills, tips and tricks related to the theme. You will have the opportunity to ask questions, share your knowledge, and learn from other students. By the end of each session you will have learned new skills that you can immediately begin using in your day-to-day routine.

May 15: Sewing Made Simple
Join us as we tackle sewing basics like threading a needle and putting on a button in this week’s installment of Hands On! Sewing has several practical uses and even more fun ones. We will start with the basics and by the end you will have made a soothing hot/cold compress for your eyes. This compress can be put in the microwave or the freezer and be used to ease headaches/migraines or as a way to relax and unwind. Compress. Materials for this workshop will be mailed out to you, so in order to receive your materials you must RSVP before noon on Friday May 8.

When: Sessions will occur each Friday between 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

  • May 1 - A Taste of Cinco de Mayo
  • May 8 - From Folding Frenzy
  • May 15 - Sewing Made Simple
  • May 22 - Keep it Cute: Maintaining Your Appearance as We Shelter in Place
  • May 29 - Hands-On is on hiatus until June 5

Where: Zoom conference calls will be used for each session. Once you haves RSVP’s you will get the dial-in information.

All questions are welcome. Stay tuned for future topics!

How Do I Sign Up: Please RSVP to Briana Kusuma at bkusuma@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7335.

The Hands On Series of workshops are designed to not only provide information, but to provide hands on experience completing tasks and mastering skills. At the end of each workshop you will walk away with at least one skill that you can begin using in your life immediately. Each workshop will have a theme within the umbrella of Independent Living Skills. Themes may include; note taking, house hold projects, DIY cleaning products, make-up, household/office organization, container gardening, and meal prepping just to name a few!

Sessions will occur each Friday from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. over Zoom. Students of all backgrounds and experience levels are welcome to attend.

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