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Friday, May 12, 2017

Herbal learning, Mother's Day magic & more!

Plus, next week's Curiosity Club is for book lovers!
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Heal your world & love up your mamma

We've got all kinds of good things coming your way this weekend, Atlanta! Still need a way to celebrate the mom in your life? Plant the perfect planter with her at Garden*Hood or make Shortbread & Blueberry Butter at Preserving Now's Learning Kitchen!

This weekend, you can also learn what foods and medicine grow in your backyard, how to turn them into helpful remedies, how to build with cob and so much more. Check it out below!

P.S. - The fine folks at The Handmade Project asked us to spread the word that they are beginning casting! If you want to show off your skills to a national audience (and hang with Amy Poehler & our woodworker crush 4ever, Nick Offerman), you can find out more here!

Discover the edibles & medicinals under your feet!

SAT. 11:00-1:00: Join Herbalista for a by-donation-only plant ramble to help you discover the medicine and delicacies all around you every day! Plus, your contribution helps support Atlanta's underserved. Ramble on>

Be a mud builder!

SAT 1:00-5:00: The construction of a cob playhouse at East Lake Community Cohousing is well underway, and we still need your help! Learn the ins and outs of cob construction while experiencing hands (and feet!) on education. Get muddy >

Bring the family to the mountains for Foxfire Heritage Day!

SAT 9:00-4:00 in Rabun Co.: Don't miss this celebration of Southern Appalachian culture up at Foxfire! Weaving, blacksmithing, basketry, broom making, open hearth cooking, and all kinds of demos mean fun & education for the whole family. Get your tickets now >

Make medicine, help the underserved

SAT. 1:00-4:00: After our plant walk, Herbalista Lorna Mauney-Brodek will teach us how to make seasonal remedies that you can use at home. Plus, the medicine we make together will be shared with the underserved through the Herb Bus Free Clinic program, so you'll get some useful healthcare knowhow and good karma to boot. Pay it forward now >

Cord Making with your Kids

SAT. 10:30-11:30: Explore Wildwood is bringing you a great opportunity to learn cord making with the kids in your life and create paracord bracelets to take home. Find out more now >

Book Lovers Unite!

WED 6:30-8:30: Next Wednesday's Curiosity Club is for the bibliophiles. We’ll be digging into the Bentley Rare Book Museum’s collection, tracing the history of the book as a technology, and “pairing” them with some of Eventide’s tastiest brews. If you’re a book or beer lover, this is one you won’t want to miss! Get curious >
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