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Make Your Own Flower Press

With Franka Hauessner Organised by the Riverside Education Programme - Exclusively for Kids. Saturday, 30th November, 10am - 12pm $5 per child. Registrations essential! At Riverside Community Please register with Tanja: Blooming Good! In this seasonal workshop, kids 6 years and up will build their very own A4 sized flower press using wood and cardboard. Walk home with your handcrafted tool to capture the beauty of spring! What better way to fully immerse yourself in the season? Franka Haeussner has a background in Steiner education and enjoys sharing the wonder of the natural world with our young people. We will use sharp tools during this session, so children unde

Bushcraft Programme For Kids

4 week after school programme run by The Wilderness Canoe Trust. Mondays for 7-9 year olds, 3.30pm - 5.30pm, starting 25th November (ends 16th December) Tuesday’s for 9-11 year olds, 3.30pm-5.30pm, starting 26th November 26th (ends 17th December) At Riverside Community (Peace Forest) Low ratios per instructor. Limited Places. Registrations essential! Please register with $40 total per child for the 4 sessions. More details will be sent out when place/s booked. 'Live Simply in the forest - shelter, fire, food, fun. Spending regular time in nature has many benefits, improves mental health and inspires positivity. These will be active programmes and children will be wor

Brew Your Own Concoctions

With Tyson Hammond Organised by the Riverside Education Programme Saturday, 16th November, 10am - 2pm $50 per person. Registrations are essential. Limited to 12 participants. At Riverside Community For more info and to register: Tyson has a Diploma in Herbal Medicine and Naturopathy and has been making and developing products at Tui Balms for the last 10yrs. He loves passing on his knowledge and experience to help people take their health in their own hands by using what is growing around them. In this workshop you will learn how to use local plants and herbs and turn them into balms, concentrated herbal extracts (tincture and vinegar), and additions into homemade

Barn Dance

Fundraiser for Motueka Steiner School Friday, 15th November, 6pm - 9pm At Riverside Centre (Rangimarie Hall) Family ticket: $20.00. Individual tickets: $8.00 Come along and bring family and friends. Potato Pie Supper, Cakes and Drinks for sale. Proceeds will go to Motueka Steiner School New Campus Project. Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this post's content are those of the facilitator/event organiser and do not necessarily reflect Riverside Community Trust Board's official position and policy. Please contact the facilitator directly for all questions regarding this post's content.

Wild Weed Walk with John Massey

With John Massey Organised by the Riverside Education Programme Saturday, 2nd of November, 10am - 3pm (weather dependent) $50 per person At Riverside Community For more info and to register: Come and spend a day with John Massey; identify wild plants and common “weeds”, learn about their properties and how they can help us. John Massey is a master gardener, bee keeper, seed saver, ‘kitchen pharmacist’ and professional herbalist, with an extensive and global knowledge of edible weeds and plant uses. John did his formal herb training at the California Herb School. During his 18 years of working at both the Golden Bay and Waimarama Community Gardens (Nelson), he has f

'Take A Stand For Your Life'

Open Floor & Possibility Management Collaboration Saturday, 26th October, 10am -5pm (Workshop) Saturday, 26th October, 7pm - 9pm (Dancing in the Dark) At Riverside Centre (Rangimarie Hall) $90 per person To register: 'Do you have trouble to say no? Or yes? To make clear boundaries in your life? To communicate clearly? To be present? This workshop is for people who are committed to discovering their essence, For those wanting to step up and take responsible action in their lives. This is a collaboration between Open Floor movement practice and Possibility Management modalities. Creative soundscapes will

'Changing Reality from the Inside Out'

4 Week Workshop with Natalie Meijer Thursdays, 17th October to 7th November, 10am - 11.30am At Riverside Centre (Meeting Room) Cost: $80 For more info, contact Natalie: or phone 0220434002 Starts 17th October This four week workshop we will put a focus on how we can best recognize and transform patterns of the consciousness. Patterns being our habitual behaviors and ways of thinking that hold us back in life and there are countless patterns. We will explore 10 fundamental patterns of the human consciousness and common 20 behavioral ones. These are the fast track to working on many patterns at onceas all patterns usually tie somewhere into this list. We will explore

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