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Events

Oct
11
Sat
Craft School: Woodcarving with Erik Holt @ Nordic Heritage Museum
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – Jun 27 @ 3:30 pm

Saturdays, October 2014-June 2015 *except* 11/22, 12/27, 5/23

9am-3:30pm

$45/1 class; $85/2; $125/3; $160/4; $196/5
Register: http://craftschool-woodcraving.eventbrite.com

Learn Baroque Acanthus, Rococo and Viking/Dragon styles in this class. Students will concentrate on the fundamental leaf formations of the Acanthus style (see below), working up combinations of the Acanthus curl, or explore the Viking/Dragon style as seen above.

Woodcarvers at all levels, beginners to experienced, are welcome in the class. Tool sharpening and basic carving techniques will be covered for beginners. Continuing students will develop their own projects.

Classes are paid for by the month. Visit Instructor Erik Holt’s website for more information about tools and supplies: www.nordicdragon.com

Apr
26
Sun
Monday Meditation and Modern Buddhism @ Kadampa Meditation Center Washington
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – May 31 @ 8:30 pm

rsz_media7-buddha-shakyamuni-statue-1 (2)Our Monday evening class is great for beginners and experienced meditators alike. Each class includes guided meditation, a teaching on Buddhist wisdom and time for Q&A or group discussion. This class is especially suitable for anyone who has not attended Buddhist teachings or meditations before. All classes are wheelchair-accessible and there is a video-link monitor downstairs for parents with small children. Come to one class in the series or all, everyone is welcome.

May
3
Sun
Monday Meditation and Modern Buddhism @ Kadampa Meditation Center Washington
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 7 @ 8:30 pm

rsz_media7-buddha-shakyamuni-statue-1 (2)Our Monday evening class is great for beginners and experienced meditators alike. Each class includes guided meditation, a teaching on Buddhist wisdom and time for Q&A or group discussion. This class is especially suitable for anyone who has not attended Buddhist teachings or meditations before. All classes are wheelchair-accessible and there is a video-link monitor downstairs for parents with small children. Come to one class in the series or all, everyone is welcome.

May
10
Sun
Monday Meditation and Modern Buddhism @ Kadampa Meditation Center Washington
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 14 @ 8:30 pm

rsz_media7-buddha-shakyamuni-statue-1 (2)Our Monday evening class is great for beginners and experienced meditators alike. Each class includes guided meditation, a teaching on Buddhist wisdom and time for Q&A or group discussion. This class is especially suitable for anyone who has not attended Buddhist teachings or meditations before. All classes are wheelchair-accessible and there is a video-link monitor downstairs for parents with small children. Come to one class in the series or all, everyone is welcome.

May
17
Sun
Monday Meditation and Modern Buddhism @ Kadampa Meditation Center Washington
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 21 @ 8:30 pm

rsz_media7-buddha-shakyamuni-statue-1 (2)Our Monday evening class is great for beginners and experienced meditators alike. Each class includes guided meditation, a teaching on Buddhist wisdom and time for Q&A or group discussion. This class is especially suitable for anyone who has not attended Buddhist teachings or meditations before. All classes are wheelchair-accessible and there is a video-link monitor downstairs for parents with small children. Come to one class in the series or all, everyone is welcome.

May
24
Sun
Monday Meditation and Modern Buddhism @ Kadampa Meditation Center Washington
May 24 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 28 @ 8:30 pm

rsz_media7-buddha-shakyamuni-statue-1 (2)Our Monday evening class is great for beginners and experienced meditators alike. Each class includes guided meditation, a teaching on Buddhist wisdom and time for Q&A or group discussion. This class is especially suitable for anyone who has not attended Buddhist teachings or meditations before. All classes are wheelchair-accessible and there is a video-link monitor downstairs for parents with small children. Come to one class in the series or all, everyone is welcome.

May
31
Sun
Ballard Farmers Market @ Old Ballard
May 31 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Open all year round from 10-3pm on Old Ballard Ave, with an extraordinary variety of great local foods, including wild salmon, orchard fruit, seasonal greens & vegetables, artisanal foods, pasture-raised meat & poultry, local dairy products & more!

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Monday Meditation and Modern Buddhism @ Kadampa Meditation Center Washington
May 31 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 5 @ 8:30 pm

rsz_media7-buddha-shakyamuni-statue-1 (2)Our Monday evening class is great for beginners and experienced meditators alike. Each class includes guided meditation, a teaching on Buddhist wisdom and time for Q&A or group discussion. This class is especially suitable for anyone who has not attended Buddhist teachings or meditations before. All classes are wheelchair-accessible and there is a video-link monitor downstairs for parents with small children. Come to one class in the series or all, everyone is welcome.

Jun
7
Sun
Ballard Farmers Market @ Old Ballard
Jun 7 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Open all year round from 10-3pm on Old Ballard Ave, with an extraordinary variety of great local foods, including wild salmon, orchard fruit, seasonal greens & vegetables, artisanal foods, pasture-raised meat & poultry, local dairy products & more!

farmersmarket

Aquavit Tasting @ Nordic Heritage Museum
Jun 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This 2-hour Aquavit tasting and workshop covers everything you ever wanted to know about Aquavit, including history, production, styles by region, modern interpretation, flavor profiles, food pairing, drinking songs, culture, cocktailing and more!  Taste over 20 different domestic and imported aquavits as you learn the differences between them.  Ages 21+ only.
Sunday, June 7, 1-3pm and Sunday, June 14, 6-8pm. $55 members, $60 non-members. Designated drivers free.
http://aquavit-tasting.eventbrite.com

Monday Meditation and Modern Buddhism @ Kadampa Meditation Center Washington
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 12 @ 8:30 pm

rsz_media7-buddha-shakyamuni-statue-1 (2)Our Monday evening class is great for beginners and experienced meditators alike. Each class includes guided meditation, a teaching on Buddhist wisdom and time for Q&A or group discussion. This class is especially suitable for anyone who has not attended Buddhist teachings or meditations before. All classes are wheelchair-accessible and there is a video-link monitor downstairs for parents with small children. Come to one class in the series or all, everyone is welcome.

Jun
14
Sun
Ballard Farmers Market @ Old Ballard
Jun 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Open all year round from 10-3pm on Old Ballard Ave, with an extraordinary variety of great local foods, including wild salmon, orchard fruit, seasonal greens & vegetables, artisanal foods, pasture-raised meat & poultry, local dairy products & more!

farmersmarket

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