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The Laurel Magazine’s annual winter photo competition is your chance to become the cover artist of our 2024 Winter Edition. Each year we look forward to seeing everyone’s magical winter photos as you vote for your favorites.
Vote Daily through March 31!
The Bascom Winter Resident Artist Program, better known as the W.R.A.P., calls on Students or Faculty from the surrounding universities to submit site-specific installation proposals for The Bascom’s unique and beautiful Thompson Gallery.
Nature Camps will be held between June and August 2023 for children ages 4 to 12 years. Each camp runs for four days (Tuesday – Friday) and are a wonderful way for kids to connect to nature, foster an appreciation for the environment, and learn about the many things that make the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau so unique.
2023 Nature Camp themes and dates will be posted Monday, January 30th on Highlands Nature Center Website.
Members of the Highlands Biological Foundation (HBF) will have access to early registration for Nature Camps.
Camp registration for HBF members will open Monday, February 27th. Registration will be available to non-members on Monday, March 6th.
Join for a sweet flow will that will tone, strengthen and stretch your body all while relaxing your mind and connecting to your heart.
This is a softer, nurturing, slow-paced, well supported and relaxing practice. Great for yoga students of all levels as well as gym goers, runners, bikers, golfers, yoga flow-ers and anyone looking to simply relax, unwind, and let go of stress and tension in the body and mind.
Class is currently limited to 15 people and online registration is required
Emergence celebrates the role of teaching and mentoring in artistic development, highlighting works by faculty mentors their students. The 34 pairs of artists presented in this exhibition represent 20 institutions of higher education from the Southeast. Their works represent a wide variety of approaches to subject matter, innovative use of materials, and mastery of traditional mediums being taught and practiced in contemporary studio programs.
A free public reception will be held Thursday, February 23 at 5pm at The Bascom to celebrate our winter exhibitions.
In partnership with the Highlands United Methodist Church and the MANNA FoodBank, the Highlands Food Pantry provides food assistance to residents of Highlands and the surrounding communities.
If you are experiencing financial hardship and are food-insecure, we strongly encourage you to visit the Highlands Food Pantry.
A gentle, yet effective approach to yoga that focuses on increasing flexibility and balance for transformation at any age. Good for all levels, including beginners and anyone who hasn't practiced in a while. This class is a wonderful opportunity to honor your unique body.
Known as the “Cheers” of Bookstores, the Bookworm in Highlands is affiliated with the Hudson Library: all books are donated; all staff are volunteers; and all funds go to help support the library. More than a retail store, we are a community service offering carefully sorted donated books to provide the best quality at a used bookstore price.
A gentle blend of Vinyasa Flow and Yin Yoga, this class explores the energies of yang and yin to create more balance and harmony for the mind and body.
Each student is encouraged to move slowly with awareness. The Vinyasa portion of the practice links slow to moderate movement to the breath and is designed to warm the body in preparation for the Yin portion which includes holding poses for 2-5 minutes. The Yin poses allow the connective tissues, muscles and more to stretch slowly to create more space internally.
Building on last year's success, our English Language Learners classes will resume on February 27th at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd.
Classes will run Mondays and Tuesdays, 6 pm to 8 pm and will include dinner and childcare for students and their families.
There are three learning levels: Beginner, Level I, and Level II. The classes are facilitated by trained faculty with experience teaching English to non-native speakers.