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Never-2-Old (N2O): Learn to Weave with Reclaimed Rope

  • Harrison Lewis Coastal Discovery Centre 339 Sandy Bay Road Port Joli, NS, B0T 1S0 Canada (map)

Workshop description: Waste knot, want knot! Led by Yvonne Sovereign of C Y Knot, this installment of the N2O program series will teach participants how to weave using discarded and reclaimed fishing rope, which can often be found along our shorelines. Participants will make a small take-home project such as a coaster, wall hanging or whisk.

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Schedule:

10 am: Arrival, get settled, enjoy coffee/tea, introductions to group and examples of Yvonne's work

10:30 am: Short beach walk to collect some discarded rope, talk about marine debris, conduct a beach cleanup

11:15 am: Get set-up at work stations, start project

12 pm: Lunch

1 pm: Continue project, finish and clean-up

Registration: To register, contact Jessica at info@harrisonlewiscentre.org or (902) 440-5503.

About N2O: N2O involves a series of day workshops every second Tuesday from May to September 2018 for those 55 and older, as well as their friends and family. The objectives of the workshops are to foster learning new skills and meeting new people in the community, as well as encourage self-sufficiency, sustainability, outdoor physical activity and creativity.

This will include short presentations on a variety of topics related to the natural environment, rural living, gardening and farming, and local history, as well as guided nature walks around the Centre, hands-on activities, led discussions, and a delicious home-cooked lunch. For more information, click here.

 

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