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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

Jan
24
Sat
Coffee Treats; 5-Class Cooking Series @ Nordic Heritage Museum
Jan 24 – May 10 all-day

January 24, February 24, March 4, April 11, May 9

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Join us for one or more Saturday morning hands-on classes to learn how to cook afternoon coffee treats from each of the five Nordic countries. Review the history and culture of each treat, roll up your sleeves and cook, then stay afterward for a proper Nordic fika. Each class is 2-4 pm.

January 24
Norway with Daytona Strong
Fyrstekake or Tosca cake; Grandma’s sandbakkels; Norwegian waffles)

February 21
Iceland with Margret Solvadottir
Vienna Cake [Vínarterta] and Happy Marriage Cake [Hjónabandssæla])

March 14
Denmark with Judith Dern
Layercake with Cream and Raspberries [Lagkage med flødeskum og hindbær]; Mazarins; Old-Fashioned Apple Cake [Gammeldags aeblekage]

April 11
Finland with Noel Wannebo
Fruit Soup [Sekahedelmakeitto]; Rye Cookies [Ruiskakut]; Cardamom Cream Pound Cake [Kardemummakakku]; Air Pudding [Ilmapuuro]

May 9
Sweden with Ruth Johnson-Pirie, “The Singing Baker”
Farmers cookies and cardamom cake

Cost: General Admission $30 each, $130 for all; Nordic Heritage Museum Members: $25 each, $110 for all.

https://craftschoolcoffeetreats.eventbrite.com

Mar
15
Sun
Monday Meditation and Modern Buddhism @ Kadampa Meditation Center Washington
Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 19 @ 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.

Mar
22
Sun
Monday Meditation and Modern Buddhism @ Kadampa Meditation Center Washington
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 26 @ 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.

Mar
29
Sun
Monday Meditation and Modern Buddhism @ Kadampa Meditation Center Washington
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm – May 3 @ 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.

Apr
5
Sun
Monday Meditation and Modern Buddhism @ Kadampa Meditation Center Washington
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – May 10 @ 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.

Apr
12
Sun
Monday Meditation and Modern Buddhism @ Kadampa Meditation Center Washington
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – May 17 @ 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.

Apr
19
Sun
Ballard Farmers Market @ Old Ballard
Apr 19 @ 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

Monday Meditation and Modern Buddhism @ Kadampa Meditation Center Washington
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – May 24 @ 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.

Apr
26
Sun
Ballard Farmers Market @ Old Ballard
Apr 26 @ 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

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
1
Fri
Craft School: Rosemaling @ Nordic Heritage Museum
May 1 – May 17 all-day

May 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, and 16, 2015
9:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m.
Explore this traditional Norwegian form of decorative folk art, or simply brush up on your painting and design skills. Telemark, Hallingdal and Gudbrandsdal are just some of the regional styles taught in this class. Hansen is an experienced instructor and a member of The Western Rosemalers Association. She is a gifted painter whose work is known and appreciated throughout the United States.
Students paint on a variety of decorative and useful objects. All levels of painters welcome, and taking at least two classes is recommended.
You may purchase supplies from Hansen at the time of the workshop: $10 for a plate; brushes are $6 each; using her paints is $7; color copies are $1.
Cost: General admission $35/day; NHM members $33/day

http://craftschool-rosemaling-may.eventbrite.com