April 26, 2024

Creativity Through a Zen Mindset on July 16

News from the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program

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April 26, 2024

Creativity Through a Zen Mindset on July 16 

“Creativity through a Zen Mindset” is a free workshop offered by the Adelphi NY Breast Cancer Program to women and men who have been affected by breast cancer. The in-person meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 16, from 10:00 am to 11:30 am at Adelphi University in Garden City.

At the workshop participants will learn ways to achieve a “Zen mindset,” completing several art activities influenced by Japanese culture that promote calmness, simplicity and self-growth. The group will work with a variety of techniques and mediums and will experience a guided Zen meditation. All levels of artistic ability are invited to join.

Facilitators are social worker Angela Papalia, LMSW, Assistant Director of the Adelphi Breast Cancer Program, and artist Kimberly Newman, BFA, Marketing and Communications Director, Adelphi Breast Cancer Program.

Art supplies will be provided for all exercises. Space is limited to 50 participants and registration is required. To register, visit Once registered, participants will receive a confirmation email with event details.

This forum is sponsored by The Junior Coalition of the Manhasset Women’s Coalition Against Breast Cancer, The Marilyn Lichtman Foundation and Northwell Health Cancer Institute


Photos: Kimberly Newman and Angela Papalia, courtesy of Adelphi Breast Cancer Program





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