Centennial Barn Cincinnati Ohio

Community Classes & Programs Spring 2014

For more information or to register for a program contact us at 513-761-1697

All the crafty fun—none of the prep or clean-up!

Friday, April 18, 6:30 to 10 p.m.

The Centennial Barn
110 Compton Road

RSVP to heavenstobetsyhandicrafts@gmail.com or call 513-807-3692

$2 admission includes 5 tickets for door prizes
Each craft has a fee for instructions and supplies
Children 8 and older welcome with an accompanying adult

Projects include:

* Paper crafts
* Fuzzy socks cupcake
* Pencil People
* Critter candy jar
* Jewelry

* Upcycled T-shirt bracelet or dog toy
* Dollar bill origami
* and more….!

Go to www.htbhandicrafts.blogspot.com to see all projects.

Forgiveness:  the Gateway to Peace

Presented by Sandy Keiser, LISW-S, CFLE 

Catholic Charities of Southwest Ohio

Explore the meaning of forgiveness in your life; learn how to take the first step to creating inner peace.

Date:  Thursday April 3 
Time:  7-9 pm 
Cost:  $15 per person

To register:  (513) 251-7745 or

Brain Balancing Experiential Class

Facilitated by Christine Graeter RN MSN PhD

A Free Introduction to the BodyTalk Healing Modality 



Fee: FREE-goodwill donations to Centennial Barn kindly accepted 
Dates: Wednesdays April 2,9,16 and 23   
Time: 7:00-8:00 pm
To register or for more information: contact Christine at:  tightropeBalance@gmail.com or  (513) 507-3943


Qigong Class

Don't miss this opportunity to learn the practice of Spring Forest Qigong, a simple, efficient and effective movement class. You will learn and practice movements that can be done standing or sitting in a chair. A variety of guided meditations are part of the class.

Facilitator: Chris McLaren
Currently working toward a Master Healer/Spring Forest Qigong

Dates:  Monday evenings,
starting April 7
Time:    7-8 pm
Cost:    Drop-In:  $15; 
5-Class Pass:  $65; 
10-Class Pass:  $120

For More Information
(513) 200-9667 or 

Life Story Writing Workshop

Want to write YOUR story? YOUR memoir?
Using a new theme each week, you will be inspired to capture your memories through discussion, questions and exercises. Homework is to draft a short story on the theme of the week. At the following class, writers share, discuss and encourage each other to move forward on their own memoirs. 


DATE: 8 Mondays 
April 28 - June 24
TIME11 am -12:30 pm 
Fee:   $99

Registration: Mary Ann Mayers 
(513) 385-1637

Grieving the Loss of Hopes and Dreams

Presented by Sandy Keiser, LISW-S,CFLE

Loss and our response to it comes in many ways.  Learn the importance of naming your loss, moving through the process of grief and creating new meaning in your life.


Date: Thursday May 1st
Time: 7 - 9 pm
Fee: $15 per person

To register
: Sandy Keiser at Catholic Charities


April 22 National Earth Day

Centennial Barn celebrates National Earth Day by inviting you to recycle, restore and reuse in your home and your neighborhood.  Centennial Barn is in itself a recycled structure, having been built as a working barn in 1898.  The building utilizes state of the art lighting and geo-thermal heating and cooling.  Our Community Gardens use composting and sharing abundant crops with others.  We strive to live the words of St. Francis of Assisi: 

 Preach  the gospel at all times and when necessary, use words.


Baby Massage Class

In this class, you will learn and experience:

The power of touch:  communicating with your baby through baby massage
The power of self care:  learning mindfulness practices that help you relax 
The power of connection:  meeting other parents, sharing a meaningful time together


Instructor:  Lynne Reckman, MSSW,LISW-S

30-years work in the field of social work

Class is forming now; contact Lynne at (513) 324- 5283.

This is a 2-hour class for parents and their baby ( newborn- 6 months).  $30 per person/couple.
Includes Baby's First Massage instruction book.

Memories in the Making is an interactive program for persons with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia.

TimeSlips is a program providing creative storytelling for individuals with memory loss.

Time for Caregivers is a program for family members or caregivers of individuals participating in the Memories in the Making program.

Spring Schedule:  
April 4,11,18,25
May 2,9,16,23
Time:  10:30 a.m. - 12 Noon

Cost:  FREE                              

To register:  call Joan Hock  (513) 721-4284

Zumba With Denise Bragg

Dates:  Tuesdays
Time:  6-6:45 pm
Cost;  $5 per class


Get Moving with...
Bonnie Lee Davis, Certified Bones for Life ® Instructor
and Feldenkrais ® (ATM) Teacher


Bones for Life ® class is an exercise class based on the idea that bone strength is stimulated through natural movement and weight-bearing posture. With guidance from the instructor you can:

Improve posture
Discover balance
Enjoy flexibility
Change habits


Registration is recommended:
call Bonnie: (513) 681-9891

First Class Free

Students may join the series at any time


Posture & Flexibility
Dates:  April 9 – 30
Time:    6:15 - 7:15 pm

$15:   drop-in fee
          $65:    5 class fee
          $120:  10 class fee
    Sliding Scale fee available

Bonnie Lee Davis
Bonnie Lee Davis

AWARENESS THROUGH MOVEMENT® class is voice-guided, slow, gentle movement to bring more attention and curiosity to how we move within range that does not cause pain or discomfort.

Learn at your own pace
Reconnect with your natural ability to move

Enhance coordination, performance and stamina

Registration is recommended:
call Bonnie: (513) 681-9891

First Class Free

Students may join the series at any time

Core Connections
Dates:  April 9-30

Time:  7:30 - 8:30 pm

Cost:  $15:   drop-in fee
          $65:    5 class fee
          $120:  10 class fee
    Sliding Scale fee available



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Centennial Barn offers a comfortable, casual space for creative learning, problem solving, break-out spaces and easy parking located just about 20 minutes from everywhere in Cincinnati. 



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Catholic Faith Series

Call us about our very special daytime rates that apply Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Call: (513) 761-1697 Ext. 8105


Cork and Canvas

Have fun and support the Franciscan Ministries at the same time. 100% of the proceed go toward Art For All People, a part of Franciscan Ministries, sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor in Cincinnati. 


Local Artist Sarah Hellmann helps you and your guests create bright, warm, take-home art with easy, step-by-step instructions.


To schedule a party now for the holidays, a bachelorette party, children's birthday party  or any occasion with family or friends, contact Sarah Hellmann, Director of Art For All People: sarah@artforallpeople.org







Save The Date


April 1,8,15,22,29: Zumba Classes


April 2: Brain Balancing Free Experiential Class


April 2,8,16,23,30: Vinyasa I Yoga Classes


April 2,4,7 & every Mon.Wed.Fri: Focused

Flow Yoga


April 3: Forgiveness: The Gateway to Peace


April 3,10,17,24: Hatha Yoga


April 4,11,18,25: Chair Yoga


April 5,12,19,26: TriYoga


April 7: Qigong Class Begins


April 7 & 21: Creative Writing Group


April 8 &10: Restorative Yoga


April 12: Mindful Crafts - Mandala Making


April 10: RESTorative Healing Yoga Begins


April 28: Life Story Writing Workshop-8 week series


May 3: World Labyrinth Day


May 10: Mindful Crafts - Gratitude Trees


May 21: LGBTQ and Faith Dialogue






View the current calendar of events at The Centennial Barn