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Upcoming classes

Coming soon: hide tanning with Dan, more children’s creative writing classes, yoga/writing retreat, and more…listings should be up by the end of November!

 Fall classes 2014

The Art of Fermentation

Tuesday, September 30th. 6:30 – 8pm. Location: Manna Soup Kitchen. Cost: $15 Register here: Fermentation FULL

Learn the history and science of fermentation. Participants will learn what is necessary to make many different ferments, including fruit and vegetable, dairy, vinegars and beverages. Participants will sample many different ferments and take home a pint of kimchi, made in class with local/organic ingredients. Handouts and recipes included. Participants are responsible for bringing 1 pint jar with lid, the rest of the ingredients will be supplied.

Children’s Creative Writing Class: 4th/5th grade

October 1st -29th. 5 Wednesdays, 3:30 – 4:45. $75. Location: TBA ONE  SPOT LEFT
 
Through writing exercises and assignments, we will explore the magic of language and storytelling. Individual styles are celebrated, as there is no right or wrong way to write, just the cultivation of an inspired practice. No emphasis on spelling, punctuation, or grammar. Participants will have a chance to share and comment on each others’ work in the spirit of support and fun. Open to 4th and 5th graders. Register now. (Middle school class coming in November).

Children’s Creative Writing Class: Middle School

November 3rd – December 8th. (No class 11/24) 5 Mondays, 3:00 -4:15. $75. Location: TBA
 
Through writing exercises and assignments, we will explore the magic of language and storytelling. Individual styles are celebrated, as there is no right or wrong way to write, just the cultivation of a joyful, inspired practice. No emphasis on spelling, punctuation, or grammar. There will be instruction, in-class writing exercises, short assignments, and a chance to share and comment on each others’ work in the spirit of support, fun and personal expansion. Open to middle schoolers. Register now. 

Bow-making Workshop

November – February, up to fourteen weeks. Wednesdays, 6:30pm-8:30pm. $20/class. Approx $125 materials fee. Location: The bow-making inner sanctum (Near Needham Elementary). Taught by Dan Hinds. (No class Thanksgiving and Christmas week).
Craft your own bow out of local wood under the guidance of a 14-year bowyer. This class includes: stave selection, tool use, rough-out, backing (with a natural lamination of elk sinew/rawhide), tillering, finishing, and shooting. This class will meet for a maximum of fourteen weeks, geared for each participant to complete their bow. All experience levels welcome! Workshop series could be shorter if participants work on their bows at home between classes. Phone or email consultations are available during the week, between sessions. Limited to 5 participants.
 

 

To sign up e-mail me at sanjuandrive(at)frontier(dot)net

 

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