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June 12, 2021 | , , , , , , , , ,

Urban Medicine Cabinet: Topical Preparations

By using just a few common ingredients from your pantry and garden, you can treat and soothe inflamed skin conditions such as minor wounds, contact dermatitis, and burns with traditional methods and herbs.   About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over 15 years has taught Urban Health Courses and Agroecology Workshops at national institutes of learning including  Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania and LaSalle University. Ms. Nyambi has lead national discussions…

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June 14, 2021 | , , , ,

Acrylic Technique Series: Underpainting and Glazing (2021)

In this very special series, learn and use classic methods that will bring a greater understanding to your painting process, while enjoying the relaxed atmosphere of an outdoor BYO Paint & Sip. This class will showcase underpainting and glazing techniques, helping you to achieve depth, warmth, and a dreamy atmosphere to your painting. $15 Member/$20 Non-member $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders Workshop takes place outdoors & socially-distanced. Registration is limited.

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A person's face is painted with black, white, and red paint. The person has brown skin, facial hair, and short locs.

June 16, 2021 | , , , ,

Art of Healing

Being well is an ongoing and active process. The Art of Healing is a dynamic workshop series that employs a collage of creativity — movement studies, multimedia and artistic expression— that enables both teacher and student to attain a higher level of self-awareness. The Art of Healing stimulates our personal and collective dedication to recharge and advance ourselves with renewed energy and inspiration to promote our physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. This workshop series will be led by Terrence L.…

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Juneteenth, Freedom Day

June 20, 2021 | , , ,

Juneteenth Celebration

Join us as we gather in celebration of Juneteenth. We will have representatives and resources from Millennial Juneteenth fro 11AM-12PM, along with a specially curated Refuge event starting at 12PM. Bring a picnic and enjoy a day of community, dance, storytelling, poetry, art and joy! This event will be held in Eastwick Pavilion, a covered outdoor space allowing us to celebrate rain or shine! No registration is required; just come on over.   REFUGE As we still find ourselves in…

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A person's face is painted with black, white, and red paint. The person has brown skin, facial hair, and short locs.

June 23, 2021 | , , , ,

Art of Healing

Being well is an ongoing and active process. The Art of Healing is a dynamic workshop series that employs a collage of creativity — movement studies, multimedia and artistic expression— that enables both teacher and student to attain a higher level of self-awareness. The Art of Healing stimulates our personal and collective dedication to recharge and advance ourselves with renewed energy and inspiration to promote our physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. This workshop series will be led by Terrence L.…

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June 26, 2021 | , , , , , , , , ,

Urban Medicine Cabinet: Lotion Bars

Think of a lotion bar as a lip balm for the body! Shaped like a bar of soap, it’s perfect for those really rough patches like knees, elbows, and feet. Learn how to use natural ingredients to create these fun and unique moisture delivery systems.   About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over 15 years has taught Urban Health Courses and Agroecology Workshops at national institutes of learning including  Drexel University,…

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A person's face is painted with black, white, and red paint. The person has brown skin, facial hair, and short locs.

June 30, 2021 | , , , ,

Art of Healing

Being well is an ongoing and active process. The Art of Healing is a dynamic workshop series that employs a collage of creativity — movement studies, multimedia and artistic expression— that enables both teacher and student to attain a higher level of self-awareness. The Art of Healing stimulates our personal and collective dedication to recharge and advance ourselves with renewed energy and inspiration to promote our physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. This workshop series will be led by Terrence L.…

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Silk dyed a light pink from rose petals

July 10, 2021 | , , ,

Make+Take: Healing Plants + Dyes (2021)

This workshop will look at the intersection of medicine and natural dyes. Many of the botanicals used in natural dying have the additional function of healing as well. Working with elderberry, marigold, and comfrey we’ll look at the healing properties and herbal preparations  of these dye plants. We’ll also learn to make dyes and inks.  No experience necessary and all materials are included. Ticket links: $40 General Admission / $35 Member $2 Southwest Neighbors or ACCESS Cardholders

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July 12, 2021 | , , , ,

Acrylic Technique Series: Composition (2021)

In this very special series, learn and use classic methods that will bring a greater understanding to your painting process, while enjoying the relaxed atmosphere of an outdoor BYO Paint & Sip. This class will explore the fundamentals of composing a scene that captures the gaze and holds the imagination. $15 Member/$20 Non-member $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders Workshop takes place outdoors & socially-distanced. Registration is limited.

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