past events & experiences

Our fearless leader, Sarah Jerrom

Our fearless leader, Sarah Jerrom

#LOCOLlearning blackboard

#LOCOLlearning blackboard

The sopranos ;)

The sopranos ;)

Choir Nation Niagara
February 28, 2017   |  Veni, vocali, performi
In our inaugural event at LOCOL, 12 intrepid amateur vocalists were led by Sarah Jerrom in a choral rendition of Toto's Africa—which was then taken around the corner, and performed LIVE, AT SILVERSMITH!
AISBook

AISBook

Kim Manley Ort's Book Launch 1

Kim Manley Ort's Book Launch 1

Kim Manley Ort's Book Launch 2

Kim Manley Ort's Book Launch 2

Kim Manley Ort's Book Launch:
Adventures In Seeing
March 18, 2017  |  Friends, family and fans
A beautiful turnout for a beautiful book—and author. Wherein we learned LOCOL was once Ruth's 4th grade classroom.
Socktopus and weaving models

Socktopus and weaving models

These were the original goals. Love how they got sidelined by woven guitars and socktomonsters!

Weaving begins

Weaving begins

With Nova, Amika and Uva, who all really enjoyed learning a new skill.

Nova and her beautiful 'guitar'

Nova and her beautiful 'guitar'

Nova took her weaving and my suggestions to a new level when she decided to focus on making a guitar.

FamilyMakery Number 1
March 19, 2017 |  first family crafts at LOCOL! 
Socktopi, weaving, and such creative kids!
Bartel tomatoes

Bartel tomatoes

The names alone are so evocative!

One dozen new farmers.

One dozen new farmers.

Each of these happy souls will have a garden full of amazing edibles thanks to Rose's workshop.

What we planted, and...

What we planted, and...

what we'll be eating all summer long, thanks to Rose Bartel!

Growing Edibles with Rose Bartel
March 25, 2017  |  Blushing Pandas
We each left with 12+ organic edible dreams (aka seed pods), a headful of knowledge, and an ear-to-ear grin.
Last week at the FamilyMakery...

Last week at the FamilyMakery...

...we made sock donuts, textured clay bowls, googly-eye bookmarks and more!

Making bunny bums is this much fun!

Making bunny bums is this much fun!

This week at FamilyMakery we got the 'jump' on the Easter Bunny and made some Easter-themed crafts.

Two adorable carrot tops!

Two adorable carrot tops!

This week at FamilyMakery we got the 'jump' on the Easter Bunny and made some Easter-themed crafts.

FamilyMakery Numbers 2 & 3
March 26 & April 2, 2017  |  Kids cooperate
These Sunday afternoon craftathons are proving to be as delightful as the crafts and kids themselves.
Family yoga with Lisa Palmer

Family yoga with Lisa Palmer

Lisa's large and loving family could fill this whole classroom; today they were just four.

Julie Van Horne

Julie Van Horne

Our fearless and delightful leader: she had us sweating and giggling too!

Tina and Hannah

Tina and Hannah

The two generations on either side of Lisa: Her mother Tina, and her daughter Hannah.

Tuesday Morning Yoga with Julie Van Horne
April 11, 2017  |  first yoga class at LOCOL! 
We stretched everything, including our feet! Can't wait for next week—and the next, and the next...!
Easter smilers

Easter smilers

Easter food!

Easter food!

Easter roomful, laughing dominoes

Easter roomful, laughing dominoes

Easter Supper with Jamaican Workers
April 16, 2017  |  True community
Their smiles say it all: what a magical and meaningful evening we all had.
beading Sharon, Steff

beading Sharon, Steff

beading table 1

beading table 1

beading table Todd

beading table Todd

Beading workshop with Mary Towndrow
April 29, 2017  |  Challenge and fun!
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bike clinic 2

bike clinic 2

bike clinic grads

bike clinic grads

bike clinic b&w

bike clinic b&w

Bike tune-up clinic
April 30, 2017  |  Freewheelin'
We invited some offshore workers to join us so they can fix their bikes whenever they need to. Want to fix your own wheels? Here's the ABC's of Bike Tune-Up!
Rose's seedlings

Rose's seedlings

potted seedlings

potted seedlings

Rose

Rose

Following up with Rose
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iMastery with Jinnie Gordon
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Jinnie iMastery 2

Jinnie iMastery 2

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