Sandpoint Fall Fair!
October 17, 2011
Join Us at the Sandpoint Fall Fair This Saturday!
A boot scootin’ good time for the whole family!
October 22nd, from 2pm till 10:30pm
The Eureka Center and Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeeper are coming together to bring you the Sandpoint Fall Fair on Saturday, October 22nd, from 2pm till 10:30pm. The event will take place at the Old Granary District at 6th Ave and Oak St. with admission by donation.
There will be plenty of entertainment and educational opportunities for all ages at the Sandpoint Fall Fair. Live music will kick off at 4:00pm, provided by Cedar and Boyer. Mike and Shanna Thompson will perform between 6:00-7:00pm, followed by free line dancing lessons from 7:30-8:15pm. Then, we will raise the roof with a Barn Dance with the Ryan Larson Band, voted Spokane’s Best Country Rock Band, from 8:15-10:30pm.
A variety of seasonal crafts and games will take place that will delight both the young and “young at heart” including apple bobbing, mask making, face painting and water games with the Camp Eureka staff. There will even be an inflatable obstacle course!
Bring your Jack-o-lantern, or pick a pumpkin from our patch for the pumpkin carving contest! Prizes for most creative, scariest, funniest, etc… The Sandpoint Fall Fair is also the perfect opportunity to meet your new WATERKEEPER and challenge yourself with WATERKEEPER trivia. This is also the chance to be among the first to hear about the 2012 Lake Pend Oreille Kayak Adventures presented in conjunction with the Eureka Center and Selkirk Outdoor Leadership and Education.
A delicious array of food and drinks will be featured at the Sandpoint Fall Fair. Enjoy the final harvest from a variety of Farmers Market vendors and warm up with tasty beverage from Evans Brothers Coffee. Bring your appetite because a hometown barbeque, will be provided by Eichardt’s, between 5:00 and 7:30pm with beer and wine served throughout the event.
Dust of your boots and come on down for a great time at The Sandpoint Fall Fair!
For more information, call 208-263-2217
Indigenous Grandmothers Gathering & Film
September 10, 2011
Please join us for a gathering of Inland Northwest Tribal Women Elders hosted by Grandmother Margaret Behan. A public sharing of Indigenous Wisdom through stories and teachings.
Film Screening – For the Next 7 Generations. Introduction by Grandmother Margaret Behan with discussion following.
In 2004, thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers from all four corners, moved by their concern for our planet, came together at a historic gathering where they decided to form an alliance. This is their story. Four years in-the-making and shot on location across several con- tinents, including a private meeting with the Dalai Lama in India, For the Next 7 Generations follows what happens when these wise women unite. They share with us their visions of healing and a call for change. This film documents their unparalleled journey and timely perspectives on a timeless wisdom.
A Celebration of Indigenous Women’s Wisdom
Saturday, October 1 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
FEE: $10 Admission for this gathering, at the door – benefit for the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers
LOCATION: The Gardenia Center, 400 Church St., Sandpoint, ID
For the Next 7 Generations
Saturday, October 1 7:00 PM
FEE: $10 Admission for this film, charged at the door – benefit for the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers
LOCATION: The Panida Theater, 300 N. 1st Ave., Sandpoint, ID
Six Rivers Annual Pot Luck & Gathering
February 27, 2011
It’s almost time for our annual meeting!
Here are the details:
Saturday, March 12th, from 12-2:00pm
Evans Brothers – 524 Church St
Appetizer Potluck, Live Music, Kid’s Crafts by Creations, and meet potential board members and get new information about your Community Local Food Cooperative.
We hope you can make it! Please tell your friends, too!
Help Build Your Cooperative, Join the Board
Elections are coming up in March! If you are interested in helping to direct YOUR local food cooperative, Six Rivers Market, consider running for the Board in 2011. Board Members meet just one evening a month. No experience necessary, just a passion for local food and a passion for your community! Please email Meadow for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Thank you for helping to spread the word about Six Rivers Market; placing orders; posting on the blog and facebook; volunteering; and everything else you’ve done this past month to help pull us through– it’s working! We have had great success since the move… let’s keep the momentum going!
“Garbage Warrior” – Movie
August 20, 2009
Escape from Suburbia
September 13, 2008
Location: Sandpoint Library
Start Time: 5:45 PM
Date: 2008-09-18, Thursday
Description: Suburbia, and all it promises, has become the American Dream. With brutal honesty and a touch of irony, The END of SUBURBIA (shown previously) explored the American Way of Life and its prospects as the planet enters the age of Peak Oil. In ESCAPE From SUBURBIA director Greg Greene once again takes us “through the looking glass” on a journey of discovery – a sobering yet vital and ultimately positive exploration of what the second half of the Oil Age has in store for us.
Through personal stories and interviews this films examines how declining world oil production has already begun to affect modern life in North America. Expert scientific opinion is balanced with “on the street” portraits from an emerging global movement of citizen’s groups who are confronting the challenges of Peak Oil in extraordinary ways.
The clock is ticking. ESCAPE From SUBURBIA asks the tough questions: Are we approaching Peak Oil now? What are the controversies surrounding our future energy options? Why are a growing number of specialists and citizens skeptical of these options? What are ordinary people across North America doing in their own communities to prepare for Peak Oil? And what will YOU do as energy prices skyrocket and the Oil Age draws to a close?
This movie shows a variety of inspiring options that individuals and communities can make in response to the changes in energy availability.