World Village Building Gathering
July 30th through August 13th, 2011.
Information and schedule from the gathering’s Facebook event page:
Free Gathering with Focus on Natural Building
Opening 10am, July 30th with a 30 ft. Geodesic Dome Building Workshop w/ Ellias from Pacific Domes! THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE POSTPONED UNTIL LATER IN THE GATHERING. WE WILL UPDATE YOU THE DATE AND TIME THIS WILL START AS SOON AS WE KNOW. THANK YOU
…Come join in a Tipi Building Workshop, Cob, Post and Tier, and More!
Co-Creating a Kids Village in the woods along the Siuslaw River
Children’s Activities include;
Mineral Paint Making, Herbal Medicine Making, Natural Building, Organic Food Preparation, and More.
3 Meals Served Daily
Community Tipi’s and Tent Camping
Peace Village (Yoga, Kirtan, Meditation, Sweatlodge, and Massage)
directions from downtown eugene to village….
head south on willamette
turn right on west 18th
turn left on chambers
turn right at next stop sign on top of hill at Lorane Hwy.
turn left at next stop sign on Lorane Hwy. (continued)
turn left at next stop sign on Territerrioral Hwy
Go 6 miles to Lorane
make right at general store on Siuslaw Rd.
make left at next road right after mile maker # 43
make next immediate left on gravel rd.
go a couple hundred yards on look to your left
(please dont block road) and please also dont cross the bridge neighbor likes his privacy.
This year we have been seeing many placemaking convergence pop up in the Northwest. This weekend — August 11th – 14th — Olympia, Washington is putting on their own Village Building Convergence.
Olympia Village Building Convergence
For more info go to the website for the Oly VBC – olyvbc.org.
The schedule as printed on olyblog.net:
The Olympia Village Building Convergence will be taking place at Fertile Ground August 11-14. We will be hosting work parties during the day to transform the commons, and events during the evening to transform the community.
Work parties will be from 10a-5p each day of the OlyVBC… come for a few hours or the whole day, however much you would like to participate. Learn new skills, share your own, and meet some fine folks along the way.
• Community welcome gate
• Living roof for the cob pizza oven
• Intersection mandala painting
• Chicken tractor lounge
Evening events begin at 7p. The main event on Saturday night will cost a $5-$15 donation, all other evenings are free!
Thursday, August 11:
Nonviolent communication workshop with Liv Monroe
Friday, August 12:
Food Security in the South Sound
Food Summit update with TJ Johnson
Saturday, August 13:
Main event! $5-$15
Mark Lakeman and Mighk Simpson of the Planet Repair Institute
Followed by music with the Erev Rav Klezmer Orchestra
Sunday, August 14:
Come down to Fertile Ground and check out the energy, love and transformation