[Sust-mar] Summer Events at the Deanery Project, Ship Harbour NS

The Deanery Project Ship Harbour thedeaneryproject at gmail.com
Mon Jul 7 14:17:52 EDT 2014

The summer is ramping up once again out here at the Deanery Project, with
lots of opportunities to come out and visit the property and be creative!

Below is a list of the workshops and events that will be happening
throughout the summer.

*Monthly Open House*
Sunday, July 6 from 1 – 3 p.m.
The Deanery Project hosts an open house in the afternoon of the first
Sunday of every month from 1-3 p.m. Drop in for a tour or to explore the
property and trail.
Our volunteers and staff will be there to answer any questions you may have
about what we do or how to work with different natural building techniques.

*Giant Puppets! : Design & Construction*
Part 1: Monday, July 14 from 9 - 4
Part 2: Thursday, July 24 from 9 - 4
Part 1 will introduce participants to giant puppet designs and construction
techniques. The group will then collaborate on a puppet design and begin
Part 2 will complete the construction and we will introduce the
participants to puppet manipulation and personification.
The final part of the workshop will be to use the puppet as part of the
Deanery Project float in the Musquodoboit Harbour Summer Parade (date TBA).
Please bring a bagged lunch to both sessions
Ages 12+ (adults are welcome!)
Registration: $40 (includes both sessions)
Facilitator: Caitlin Smith
Please Register by July 10
Email: thedeaneryproject at gmail.com or phone: 902-845-1888

*A Cleaner, Brighter Future: Renewable Energy Workshop for Youth*
Part 1: August 14, 9am to 4pm
Part 2: August 15, 9am to 4pm
Participants will gain hands-on experience working with solar panels and
model wind turbines to generate electricity. We will experiment with
different wind turbine shapes and sizes, and see who can get the most power
from their generator.
We will look at examples of small, community-based renewable energy
projects around the world that demonstrate how versatile these energy
sources are.
We will cover the pro's and con's of each renewable energy type that we
look at and explore how these systems are being used, not just in Nova
Scotia, but across the world to create a cleaner, brighter future for
Spaces are limited so don't wait!
Facilitators: Caitlin Smith & Kawlin Rolfe
Ages 13-18
Registration: $40 (includes both sessions)
Please bring a bagged lunch
Location: 37 Deanery Rd, Lower Ship Harbour, NS
Please register by August 11
To register, email: thedeaneryproject at gmail.com or phone: 902-845-1888

*2nd Annual Sealight, Skylight*
A celebration of the sea and sky at night
August 10 & 12 | All Ages
Sealight, Skylight is an event that celebrates the sparkling phosphorescent
algae in the summer sea at night, and the Perseid meteor shower that occurs
every year around mid-August.
Aug 10 will be a community celebration and an introduction to the night
sky, with the peak of the meteor shower occurring on Aug 12.
Last year participants saw upwards of 60 meteors and numerous other night
sky phenomenon, so lets hope for another couple cloudless nights this year!
Location: 37 Deanery Road, Lower Ship Harbour, NS
More info coming soon.
Check out our website for more details www.thedeaneryproject.com

The Deanery Project Team
phone: 902-845-1888
37 Deanery Rd. Ship Harbour NS
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