Could your basketball game use a little help? If so, consider attending the Ball Handling and Shooting Clinic from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday, Nov. 11. Participants will work on ball handling drills, shooting fundamentals and other skills designed to make them more confident with the basketball. Cost is $49-$54. The event will be held at the Cavanagh Recreation Center, 426 Eighth St. Call 778-4380 for details or to sign up.
If you’re troubled, or dealing with trauma, perhaps attending the Resilience Café can help. This public forum for discussing and healing trauma is meant for both veterans and civilians. Trauma is not limited to wars or disasters, and the café offers a chance to learn you’re not alone and join others in listening, sharing and healing. The event, presented by the Bernstein Institute for Trauma Treatment, begins at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at Aqus Café, Second and H streets. Call 781-3335 or visit bernsteininstitute.com.
Now, here’s a concept – the comedy of “Othello.” Experience the Moor of Venice as you’ve never done before, laughing at this tragedy turned into comedy with the egotistical and manipulating Iago (cue villain music) directing the trusting Othello and his friends into destruction. This Shakespeare flipped sideways plays at Clear Heart Gallery, 90 Jessie Lane, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday Nov. 14-16, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17. Tickets are $5. Call 971-0677 or visit clearheartgallery.com.
At this month’s Brown Bag Book Discussion, readers will talk about Willa Cather’s classic “My Antonia” from noon-1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Putnam Community Room of the Petaluma Library, 100 Fairgrounds Drive. As the group name suggests, brown bag lunchers are welcome. The event is free. Copies of the monthly selection are available at the library’s reference desk.
The Petaluma Regional Library offers a Beginning Internet Class on the second Thursday of each month from 10-11 a.m. Attendees will learn how to navigate the library website, use the catalog, access their library account, reserve a book and use Google. In order to take the class students must take the mouse tutorial unless they already know how to use a mouse. The class is taught by a trained volunteer and limited to four students. Advance registration is suggested. Patrons can sign up for a class at the Petaluma Library’s reference desk, 100 Fairgrounds Drive, or call 763-9801, ext. 5.
Swami Khecaranatha, Kundalini meditation master, offers a workshop from 2-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at YogaOne, 110 Kentucky St. The practice allows participants to focus on awakening kundalini, “the divine energy that is always present within us.” Swami Khecaranatha will introduce the practice, following it with meditation with shaktipat, “transmission of spiritual energy from teacher to student.” Fee is $20, payable at the door, but reservations are appreciated. E-mail Elena@trikashala.com or call (510) 830-9309. Visit trikashala.com for details.
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