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Family & Intergenerational
Learning Weekend

 October 16-19, 2014

Make the most of school break! 
Bring the whole family to North House for our Family & Intergenerational Learning Weekend. In celebration of the joy of learning together all courses feature an intergenerational tuition rate, or a special rate for adult/child pairs. Ages vary for each course; see descriptions for specific ages. It's an inspiring opportunity for families to learn together.


Family Programming

Campfire Bannock & Outdoor Film Screening

Friday, Oct 17 | 7 pm | Free
Mix, bake and eat bannock, a type of flatbread made over the firepit! Learn about the origins of this delicious treat while you also enjoy an outdoor film screening.


Community Contra Dance

Saturday, Oct 18 | 7-8 pm kid dance; 8 pm community dance | donations at door

Kick up your heels to live tunes and dance the night away with toe-tapping music by local group Over the Waterfall!


Sled Dog Meet & Greet
Saturday, Oct 18 | Noon - 2 pm | Free
Winter travel in the north has long relied on not just two feet, skis, or snowshoes but also on 4 paws: come meet some of the friendly furry faces from Points Unknown Dog-Based Adventures.

Spinning & Knitting Demonstration

Saturday, Oct 18 | 2-5 pm | Free
North House Fiber Instructors Kate Hartman and Allen Holzheuter will be demonstrate spinning on a spinning wheel and knitting in the Blue Building from 2-5pm. Drop by and see how how wool becomes yarn and yarn becomes a sweater.

Event Course Offerings
Coursework for the Family & Intergenerational Learning Weekend features some brand new courses and some old favorites. To review all of the currently scheduled courses in Calendar Format visit the October 2014 course calendar. 

Starting Thursday, Oct 16
- Help Yourself To Knitting: Beginning Knitting Class - 2 days
- Spinning Fibers On A Wheel - 2 days

- All Ground Up: Sausage Making - 2 days

Starting Friday, Oct 17
- Penny Rugs: Intergenerational "Hot Spots" - 1 day

- Kids Only: Slojd in the Woodshop - 2 days

Starting Saturday, Oct 18
- Twig Furniture: Twig Mosaic End Table - 2 days
- Kids Knit! - 1/2 day
- Cattail Craft for Kids! - 1/2 day
- Felting for Families - 1/2 day



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