Events at the PLOT

muse-1170

Garden Plot Reading Series 3 – Surrey Muse At Large 

Sprouting art and literature studios in Surrey’s diverse communities

SATURDAY August 24, 2019 2:00 to 4 pm

You are invited to this year’s third and final event of Garden Plot Reading Series. The previous two events were rewarding for both the presenters and the participants, and this time, we are looking forward to spend an afternoon outdoors with our features listening to Wanda’s stories, Kyle’s poetry, Enrico’s songs and Katheren’s poems.

Author Wanda J. Kehewin
Poet Kyle McKillop
Performer Enrico Renz
Open Mic Opener Katheren Szabo
Host Fauzia Rafique

Saturday, August 24, 2019
2 – 4 PM

Before & After the Readings
Make free public art buttons with Friends of the Grove

This interdisciplinary reading series offers featured presenters, time for participants to ask questions and exchange views, an open mic, refreshments, and, the opportunity to be in a tent pitched in the green surroundings of a garden and medicine wheel.

Events are free, donations are welcome.

Sister organizations: Cedar Bark Poets, Friends of the Grove, Friends of the Plot, Surrey Artists Co-Op and Surrey Muse.

Garden Plot Reading Series
is a collaboration between
Plot Sharing Garden
and
Surrey Muse At Large (SMAL).

We are happy to have received
a grant from Vancouver Foundation (VF)

sun-200
muse-1170

Garden Plot Reading Series 2 – Surrey Muse At Large 

Sprouting art and literature studios in Surrey’s diverse communities

SATURDAY July 27, 2019 2:00 to 4 pm

Join us for the second event of Garden Plot Reading Series.

Featuring Sylvia Taylor, Ashok Bhargava, Candice James, Helga Parekh, Hosted by Rhiannon Marshall.
With Teresa Klein, Katheren Szabo, Jonah Marshall, Shayla Dawn Szabo, Steve Webster, Steve Chitty Tamar Vokey, Sana Janjua

https://surreymuseatlarge.wordpress.com/…/garden-plot-read…/

Newfest to Follow from 4 pm to 10 pm: Contributions by some of the PLOT Community including Surrey Artists Cooperative set in Mural Lane Way!
 
 
sun-200
muse-1170

Garden Plot Reading Series 1 – Surrey Muse At Large 

Sprouting art and literature studios in Surrey’s diverse communities

SATURDAY June 29, 2019 2:00 to 4 pm

Join us for the first event of Garden Plot Reading Series. We are set to have a great Summer afternoon with storytelling by Author Veeno Dewan, Poetry readings by Lozan Yamolky, and a special presentation on runes by Rune Master Richard E. Hanson.

The Open Mic session will begin with author Malcolm Van Delst presenting from her novel.  For those interested in offering a piece for the open mic see note below.*

The event will be hosted by Teresa Klein, one of the guiding energies behind the Sharing Garden in Newton.

This interdisciplinary reading series offers featured presenters, time for participants to ask questions and exchange views, an open mic, refreshments, and, the opportunity to be in a tent pitched in the green surroundings of a garden and medicine wheel.

Check out the line up bios

https://surreymuseatlarge.wordpress.com/2019/06/20/veenodewan-lozanyamolky-richardhanson-malcolmvandelst-with-teresaklein-at-gardenplotreadingseries-on-june-29/

NOTE: Katheren Szabo will be offering a free tin buttons making before and after readings. You can make your own art in a circle then press the button or you can choose from paper cut outs that will be available 🌎

Surrey Artist Coop will be having a mini market with their wares from 11 to 1:45pm and then after the readings from 4 pm until closing. Check out and support your the local artists! 💥

Mark your calendar from June to August 2019.
Saturday, June 29, 2-4 PM
Saturday, July 27, 2-4 PM
Saturday, August 24, 2-4 PM

Events are free, donations are welcome. 💚

* Open Mic

– No need to pre-register, but do sign the ‘Open Mic Sheet’ when you come to the event. The sheet will be conveniently placed on the ‘reception table’ outside or inside the tent.

~Please plan on  3  minutes for reading. Short pieces are great. ( May be slightly longer depending on how many sign up)

sun-200
amy-hand-1170

Summer Solstice Ceremony at the Newton Medicine Wheel 
Sunday June 23, 12 – 4 pm

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL SUMMER SOLSTICE GATHERING
with Grandma Amy and Friends.
As part of ceremony there will be time for reflection to honour Don Li-Leger, one of the main founders of the PLOT.

Smudging starting at 11:45
Ceremony at noon 
Potluck and garden visits to follow

WHAT TO BRING:
 A lawn chair for around the Medicine Wheel
 Something to share, finger foods preferred
Drum, rattle or other music maker
Please feel free to bring a quote or very short poem.
A stone to place in the wheel.
your own plate & cup to minimize garbage
Suitable for families and folks of all ages.

NOTE
Please Dress for the weather.
In the event of rain we will meet at 11:45am Room #4 at Newton Ice Arena 7120 136 B ST beside the PLOT)
Harvest some lettuce while you are at the garden!

HELP NEEDED
IF SUNNY PLEASE ARRIVE AT 10:30 AM ONWARD. YOUR ASSISTANCE WITH PREPARATIONS FOR THE DAY IS SO APPRECIATED!!!
OR Stay to help with cleanup 

sun-200

A BEEautiful Day in the Neighbourhood

A beekeeper from the HoneyBee Centre came to teach PLOT visitors about bees and to share delicious honey sticks. It was a beautiful day indeed!

sun-200

Music Jam Sunday May 19

sun-200
mother--quilt-crop

Mother’s Day Celebration

Linking the Mothers of the World

Sunday May 12th – 1 pm to 4 pm

~Honouring and Linking Mothers of the World. Stop by and add the names of Mothers from your family or friends onto the links of a chain that will be hung in the gardens wishing tree.
~Join the procession through the garden with the chain from Medicine Wheel to Heart Labyrinth ending at the Wishing Tree.
~ View a Mother Quilt created by local Artist Pamela SwanFeather. Displaying Names for Mother in 71 different languages and 113 names for Female Deities from around the world.
~Create a gift for “Mom” decorate a pot and plant a flower.
~Enjoy complimentary tea, juice, cookies and cake.
~All ages Free Family Event
WHAT TO BRING: A rattle or drum or music maker for the procession, craft ideas and projects to share if inspired.*

sun-200
c-58619726_850633168638436_6623203302622363648_n

Easter Sunday to Welcome Spring

Sunday April 21

An Easter Egg Hunt and a magical Easter Origami Crane Project to fill the Fruit Stand with loving wishes for the community and especially all those in the community who are facing challenges!  Special thanks to Zena, Rella and Roxanne.

sun-200
top-57366675_848994028802350_4918451471973875712_n

 Pink Spring Full Moon Drumming Circle

Friday April 19th,  6 – 7:30 pm

sun-200
Amy-offering-her-stone11170

SPRING EQUINOX CEREMONY AT THE NEWTON MEDICINE WHEEL, SUNDAY MARCH 24

sun-200