Due to concerns of exposure with COVID-19, all classes and workshops have been POSTPONED. Please subscribe to my email list for updates about rescheduling. I can’t wait to meet you soon.

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Due to concerns of exposure with COVID-19, all classes and workshops have been POSTPONED. Please subscribe to my email list for updates about rescheduling. I can’t wait to meet you soon.

SCHOLAR EVENT

“Neither Wolf Nor Dog”

Held at Minneluzahan Center – 315 N 4th Street

March 17th, 2020

TEMPORARILY POSTPONED: South Dakota Humanities Council Scholar Event: One Book South Dakota Discussion on “Neither Wolf Nor Dog” by Kent Nerburn, Tuesday, March 17th, 12:45-1:45 p.m. at Minneluzahan Center, 315 N. 4th St. in Rapid City.

This event is free and no RSVP is required.

SCHOLAR EVENT

“Neither Wolf Nor Dog”

Held at Piedmont Valley Library – 111 N 2nd Street

March 19th, 2020

TEMPORARILY POSTPONED: South Dakota Humanities Council Scholar Event: One Book South Dakota Discussion on “Neither Wolf Nor Dog” by Kent Nerburn, Thursday, March 19th, 7-8 p.m. at Piedmont Valley Library, 111 N. 2nd St. in Piedmont.

This event is free and no RSVP is required. Copies of the book are available at the library and the library’s Bluestockings Book Club group and the Friend’s of the Library are sponsoring the event.

HEIRLOOMS

Creative Life-Writing

Held at the Starbucks Alex Johnson on 6th Street

Offered in March and April, 2020

TEMPORARILY POSTPONED: Have you always wanted to record your memories onto paper so your family can cherish your stories for years to come? This class is open to all ages of adults providing writing prompts which will encourage participants to pen their life memories through sensory detail. Creative writing has many benefits aside from preserving valuable memories. It helps sharpen the mind and provides a therapeutic outlet for emotions. Please bring writing materials to each class.

Join us March 7th & 14th or April 25th & May 2nd from 2pm – 4pm. Cost for these 2 part classes is $29.

THUS FAR

Held at On Common Ground – 610 St. Francis Street

May 30th and June 6th, 2020

TEMPORARILY POSTPONED: Instructor Molly Barari, MFA, will lead you through creative and fun writing exercises designed to help you write your stories in a compelling way. Your stories are heirlooms for your friends and families.

Plan to attend each session on Saturday, May 30th and Saturday, June 6th from 10-noon each day from 10 a.m.-noon each day. Cost is $30 and includes both classes. Light refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP in advance by emailing mollybarari@gmail.com or calling or texting Molly at (308) 440-0047. 

About Molly

Molly Barari is a professional writer living in Rapid City, SD, who has been published in several regional publications, including Black Hills Faces, Black Hills Woman, Black Hills Lifestyle, Black Hills Boomer, Siouxland Woman, Motor Market, Unveiled, and the Rapid City Journal.

She has been teaching creative life story writing workshops at various venues since 2016, including the Aging Gracefully Expo and the South Dakota Festival of Books.

Molly is also a South Dakota Humanities Scholar and leads community discussions on the One Book South Dakota. When she’s not writing or teaching, she loves exploring the Black Hills and watching classic horror films.

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