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Spark of Brilliance Workshop Series!  All workshops free and materials supplied.  Participants are welcome to bring their own fabrics, brushes, supplies if they choose.    

February 28th, 2012 6:30-8:30pm
Needle Felting
Needle felting is a fun, sculptural technique that has many applications. In this workshop you will be making a needle and felted animal. You will also learn how to apply this technique on to hand-mae object such as sweaters or scarves to making your favorite items more unique and personal.

March 6th, 13th: 6:30-8:30 pm
Banner Wall Hangings with Creative Mentor, Alisa McRonald
Knit, crochet, needle felt, embroider, appliqué – use any technique you want to make a
special piece of art for your home!  Workshop and supplies provided at no cost.  Participants are welcome to bring along their own materials if they choose!  Alisa has been teaching fibre arts technique classes and curating textile related gallery shows since 1998.

March 20th, 28th, April 3rd: 6:30-8:30 pm
Make a Marionette!
Participants will create their own puppet!  Using papier mache we will construct the base of your creation and use paint and fabric to finish it! Learn all about marionette construction and stick controlled puppets. Workshop and materials supplied at no cost.

 

Sat. March 3rd, 9-4 pm
Everdale: Is growing food your thing?  Turn your passion into a lifestyle.  Create your own local farm business.   Everdale’s Pathways (intermediate) and Planner (advanced) courses are short fall/winter programs for people interested in becoming farmers. When you’re done, you’ll walk away with: a realistic farm business plan that reflects your personal goals and aspirations; a network of support from successful established local farmers.  Contact [email protected] or visit farmertraining.everdale.org.

Wed. March 7th, 6-7 pm
Food Swap
Join us for our next food swap!  Participants will meet and swap items they have made or grown themselves.  The only currency allowed is something you have brought.  It could be potatoes from your garden, homemade soap, jams, pickles and preserves, bread, or cupcakes.  Meet up, bring something cool, and go home with even more things that are cool!

Thur. March 15th, 5:30-8:30 pm, Transition Guelph (description coming soon)

 

Awakening to your True Nature Series, The 3 paths to Transforming Self.  Awaken, Release, and Shine with Russell Scott.

March 20th, 7-9:30 pm: Clearing the Mind/Opening the Heart: Learn how the reactive mind can keep you stuck in a vicious circle of old suffering, how to complete the past, find freedom in the present and reside in a natural loving connection to yourself and others.  Admission $10.00 ( www.truesourceseminars.com) 519-829-4149 or e-mail [email protected]

 April 19th, 7- 9:30 pm: The No Dogma Approach to AwakeningBeyond the shell of the social ego is the yearning to engage authentically with others with the lightness and aliveness of your true being.  Learn what enlightenment is and how the ancient question “Who am I?” can help you come home to your essential identity.

 May 24th, 7- 9:30 pm: Slowing Down in a Fast World:  The world is going so fast it’s hard to keep up without eventually breaking down. Learn a simple meditation technique to let go of stress, let in peace and let out your inner radiance. Learn how easy it is to shine.

Admission $10.00.

Russell Scott is one of the new generation of no dogma spiritual “teachers who has also been leading True Awakening – enlightenment intensives for the past 25 years and doing a form of one-to-one counseling called Clearing helping people to realize their true nature and purpose in life and let go of past trauma and suffering so that they can walk in the beauty, honesty and magnificence of who they really are. His talks are real, somewhat quirky and compassionately engaging. www.truesourceseminars.com.  For more information call: 519-829-4149 or e-mail [email protected]

 
Tues. March 27th, 7-9 pm
Dirt the Movie
Come for this free showing of the amazing movie, followed by Growing Nut Trees with Doug Eiche, an experienced nut tree grower in this area who will talk about best types, locations, and maintenance practices.  This is a repeat of last year because of popular demand.