Living Skills Day in North San Juan, CA

Posted by Annie on Jun 17, 2010 in California, Event |

On June 26, Willow Springs will bring in the summer with its first Living Skills Day. They will be hosting a great group of local teachers who will be demonstrating various living skills throughout the afternoon. You will be able to casually visit each learning center, participate in activities  and learn for as long as you like.

Organic Gardening

Open Workshops:

2:00 p.m.  until 6:00 p.m.

  • Fermentation with Daniel Nicholson
  • Organic gardening with Ruby Turple
  • Wool spinning and dying with Rowen White
  • Knot tying with Luke Bell
  • Bicycle maintenance with David Ramey
  • Herbal First-Aid for Kids with Nacoa and Tamaura
  • and more …

African Dancing: 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Community Picnic and BBQ: 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

At 6 p.m., the group will transition into a community pot-luck and picnic. Bring your own meats and veggies to grill fresh on the barbecue.

Music and Dancing: 7:30 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.

Toward the end of dinner, Gordon Hellegers will sooth  the group  with his soulful Kora rhythms. The main event will be Gopal Slavonic’s newest creation, Flamenco del Oro Rumba Dance Party will be the main attraction. Cedar Hennings will also be performing. Other guest artists to be announced.

There will be a suggested donation of $5 (individual) / $10 (family) at the gate to support the Willow Springs community project as well as an opportunity to make additional donations to each teacher.  Support and share our  local community!

For details and registration details visit:

Willow Springs
29085 State Highway 49
North San Juan, CA 95960

NOTE:  The  auto mapping feature for our address does not work! We are on Highway 49 just after passing the sign for North San Juan (coming from Nevada City). Look for the large house and garage at the turnout (or call for directions).

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