A SERIES OF FUN, CREATIVE FAMILY EVENTS

rag rugSome (mostly free) ways to get together with your children and neighbors to make beauty from next-to-nothing while learning new skills! In most cases the dates here are approximate, but we’ll track the year in close alignment with the Solstices, Equinoxes and Celtic quarter days. We hope you’ll stay tuned and join us for some of these fun events. The line-up may change, but this will give you an idea where we’re going….

c. February 1, Candlemas/Imbolc: WEAVE A RUG (and other things) with material scraps and leftovers (postponed)

c. March 21, Spring Equinox: AN URBAN FARM TOUR on bicycles! (Ideas for destinations welcome)

May 1 (firm date), May Day, Beltane at Arts and Green Festival: DECORATIVE HEAD WREATHS (with Berkeley Morris, maypole and dancing )IMG_9736_2

c. June 21, Summer Solstice: PAPERMAKING WITH LOCAL MATERIALS + LEAF PRINTS

July 31 (firm date), Lammas, Lughnasad: MAGICAL SAND GLOBES with Zach Pine, along with a Clean-Up of Albany Beach

c. September 21, Autumn Equinox: NATURAL DYEING 

c. November 1, Hallowe’en/Samhain: CREATING BUG HOTELS FOR THE WINTER

c. December 21, Winter Solstice: MAKE YOUR OWN HOLIDAY WREATHS

A Brit who came to the US in 1988 and found California and the Transition movement to be a perfect fit. Now my life is replete with a dear husband, a small but productive permaculture backyard, a loving family and a very full calendar of work I love.

Posted in Community Building, Edible Landscape Project, Food and Agriculture, Local Activities, Resources on December 28, 2015