ELOY — The Desert Rose Baha’i Institute is offering a lineup of virtual programs that are open to the public:
- The Write Life: Public Reading, is online from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20. Cost to attend is a $25 admission fee. Participants will hear writers read excerpts from their work in a variety of genres, including those by Bruce Filson, Anne Perry, Veronika Trebesh, Joyce Litoff, Kathryn Hogenson and the participants of the Write Life Retreat.
- Traditional Versus Self-Publishing is online from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18. There is no charge to attend. It’s for those who have a book and are wondering, now what? Should you self-publish? What about traditional publishers, are that the best way to go? The discussion is led by author Anne Perry, who will explore the ins and outs of publishing, joined by additional experts from the field.
- Intermediate Watercolor Series with Saraiya Kanning is from 1 to 3 p.m. on Feb. 28, Maximizing Your Color Use; March 7, Elements of Composition; and March 14, Brush, Water, Pigment. Cost to participate is $60 per class or $130 for all three. The series aims to help participants build on existing skills with an in-depth focus on the world of watercolors.