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Workshop 8: On a Lighter Note

Workshop 8: On a Lighter Note
Workshop 8: On a Lighter Note

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  • The gods, too, are fond of a joke. — Edward Albee, from Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf This workshop gives participants a chance to have...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: Apple Acting 15 Activity 2: Fruity Whine 10 Activity 3: UU Humor 15 Activity 4: The Kiss Off 10...
  • Humor is such an individual characteristic. We do not all find the same things funny. Luckily, most of us find humor somewhere. Humor can...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and lighter Description of Activity Use the Opening designed by your group or the one provided below. Gather...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint or a dry erase board and markers Preparation for Activity Be prepared with several apple allusions in case...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, " Pear's Complaint," by Greg Youmans Preparation for Activity Photocopy Handout 1, "Pear's Complaint,"...
  • Materials for Activity UU jokes, at least as many as the number of participants you expect to attend A bowl or other container Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 2, " Bladder Song," by Leonard Nathan Preparation for Activity Photocopy Handout 2, "Bladder Song," one for...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice Copies of Singing the Living Tradition , one for each participant Description of Activity Use the Closing...
  • Review today's workshop with your co-leader. Did participants have fun? Fun can be a strong bonding experience. The next few workshops will...
  • Materials for Activity Journals and pens or pencils Information about how to be a good ally. See Description of Activity for suggestions...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint and markers Description of Activity Youth debate the merits of apples versus pears, for fun. Only use this...
  • Materials for Activity Journals and pens or pencils Description of Activity Participants review their journals and finish incomplete work...
  • The gods, too, are fond of a joke. — Edward Albee, from Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf DURING TODAY'S WORKSHOP... We read humorous poems...
  • By Greg Youmans
    I have raged for thousands of years. I was on the other tree in Eden and I escaped Greece unexploited by the Gods. I never was fruit of...
  • Leonard Nathan, "Bladder Song" from The Day the Perfect Speakers Left (C)1969 by Leonard Nathan and reprinted by permission of Wesleyan...
  • "Pear's Complaint" is from the anthology, FromTotems to Hip-Hop: A Multicultural Anthology of Poetry across the Americas, 1900-2002 ,...

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