Events

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Sponsored by the Fellowship Community

Concert with
Magical Strings!

Tuesday, April 23, 4:30pm

Magical Strings is the dynamic duo of Pam and Philip Boulding playing Celtic roots and original compositions on harp, hammered dulcimer, concertina, and whistle.

Location: The Goethe Room at Hilltop House, The Fellowship Community, 241 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Admission: Free.

Information: Call 845-356-8494 x2, or visit www.fellowshipcommunity.org.


Sponsored by the Pfeiffer Center

Conscious Beekeeping
With Bill Day

Friday, April 26, 2:00-5:30pm
Saturday, April 27, 9:00am-5:00pm

Friday’s half-day orientation for beginning beekeepers will cover: Basic biology of the honeybee colony; rhythms of the year and the beekeeper’s role in the life of the hive; alternative hive designs; siting your hives; and the basics of working with bees.

The full-day Saturday workshop will present and discuss practical, biodynamically oriented approaches to meeting our honeybee’s present-day challenges by creating conditions in which they can thrive and flourish.

Weather permitting, both workshops will include visits to the Pfeiffer Center’s apiary, where techniques discussed in the classroom will be demonstrated.

Location: The Pfeiffer Center, 260 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Fee: $55 for the Friday session, $95 for the Saturday workshop.

Information, and to register: Visit this page for the Friday workshop, and this page for the Saturday workshop.


Sponsored by the Fiber Craft Studio

Fiber Craft Studio
Open Studio Afternoons

Friday, April 26, 2:00-4:30pm

Browse, see us at work, and experience our unique plant-dyed materials. Bring your questions and projects for consultation. We use natural fibers, such as wool, cotton, and silk, dyed with plants, many of them grown in the Studio's biodynamic dye garden. Our yarns and craft kits are available for sale, and we are ready to assist you as needed.

Special demonstration days: April 26: Learn to Knit / Knit a Square; May 24: Crochet a Heart.

Upcoming Open Studios: May 10, May 24, May 31, June 7, June 14, June 21, June 28.

Location: The Fiber Craft Studio, Orchard House, 275 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY. Park on Orchard Lane.

Information: Call 845-425-2891, email information@fibercraftstudio.org, or visit our web site.


Sponsored by Sunbridge Institute

Project Management:
A Guide to Planning, Executing, and Evaluating Projects or Initiatives of Any Size or Scope

Friday, April 26-Saturday, April 27

A collaborative leadership workshop for anyone tasked with leading projects or initiatives and trying to ensure high performance collaboration, facilitated by Joachim Ziegler, PhD, and Jessica Heffernan Ziegler.

Location: Sunbridge Institute, Threefold Main House, 285 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Information, and to register: Contact Penelope-Myles Voss at info@sunbridge.edu or 845-425-0055 x20, or visit this page.


Sponsored by NAANA

Introductory Workshop:
Foundations of Anthroposophic Nursing

Saturday, April 27, 8:30am-3:00pm

A special day-long experience offered for nurses, nursing students, and caregivers new to the ideas of Anthroposophic Nursing. The workshop will include presentations, discussion and hands-on experiences of Anthroposophic Nursing care.

Fee: $120 / $50 students.

Location: Threefold Educational Center, 260 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Information, and to register: Visit this page.


Sponsored by NAANA

Foundation Course in Anthroposophic Nursing

Saturday, April 27-Saturday, May 4

A course designed to introduce the principles of nursing practice extended by anthroposophy. It includes a range of Anthroposophic Nursing topics that address the anthroposophic foundations of nursing assessment, diagnosis, interventions, healing impulses, and also focuses on personal and professional development.

Fee: $1,470 / $900 students.

Location: Threefold Educational Center, 260 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Information, and to register: Visit this page.


Sponsored by Eurythmy Spring Valley

Spring Studio Program

Saturday, April 27, 8:00pm

The Eurythmy Spring Valley Ensemble presents “Illusions,” a new composition by Texas-based pianist and composer Melanie Richards. “Illusions” is a setting of the Ralph Waldo Emerson poem for soprano and string quartet that also incorporates speech eurythmy.Melanie Richards was a pianist with Eurythmy Spring Valley between 1984 and 2003, serving as the Ensemble’s tour pianist during her last five years in New York.

In addition to the première, this evening performance will include artistic offerings from local eurythmists. Come join us to experience this unique collaboration of artists!

Location: Threefold Auditorium, 260 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Admission: $15 / $9 students and seniors.

Information: Call 845-352-5020 x113 or email info@eurythmy.org.


Sponsored by The Nature Place

Primitive Living Skills
Sessions for Children

Sunday, April 28, 10:00am-12:30pm

Natural Camouflage, Tracking, and Stalking

Sunday, May 5, 10:00am-12:30pm

Harvesting and Processing Spring Plants for Survival

Sunday, May 19, 10:00am-12:30pm

Cookout: Open Fire Cooking and Techniques for Cooking Outdoors

Created for children (ages 10-14) who are eager to delve into the exciting world of primitive living skills, sessions explore various methods for surviving and thriving in the wilderness, using what is found in nature. Participants deepen their connection to their intuition and their surroundings, learn life-long skills, and make new friends!

Location: The Nature Place Day Camp, Threefold Main House, 285 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Fee: $45 per session.

Information, and to register: Visit our website for more details and to register. Call 845-356-1234 or email camp@thenatureplace.com with any questions.


Sponsored by The Nature Place

Wild Edibles Foraging

Sunday, April 28, 12:00-1:00pm

Join us for a vernal adventure into our environs to discover what’s growing wild and edible in our own neighborhoods. We’ll learn plant names, properties, tastes, uses in cooking, and get an overall feel for a number of plants. Early spring should yield a bounty of tender flora. Join us for a fun, investigative feast from the earth, followed by an optional Nature Place Day Camp Open House from 1:00-4:00pm.

Location: Meet at the Lower School Building, Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Fee: Free.

Information: Visit our website, call 845-356-1234, or email camp@thenatureplace.com.


Sponsored by The Nature Place

The Nature Place Day Camp
Open House

Sunday, April 28, 1:00-4:00pm
Saturday, May 11th, 1:00-4:00pm

Come learn more about The Nature Place at our Open House, where you’ll be welcomed by many members of the family in our family-run camp! We’ll take you on a tour, give you a full picture of what we do and why we do it, and answer your questions about the ins and outs of camp.

Location: Meet at the Lower School Building of Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Fee: Free.

Information: Call 845-356-1234 or email camp@thenatureplace.com to set up an appointment in advance.


Sponsored by The Nature Place

Primitive Living Skills
Sessions for Families

Sunday, April 28, 2:00-4:30pm

Bowl and Spoon Making

Sunday, May 5 & 19, 2:00-4:30pm

Harvesting and Processing Spring Plants for Survival

These workshops are for families (with children ages 6 and up) wanting to connect with each other as well as with the earth, covering the foundations of wilderness skills in a fun, family-oriented way—perhaps even inspiring you to ditch the tent and propane tank on your next family camping trip. This is also a great opportunity to make new family friends that share similar interests!

Due to the hands-on nature of the Family program, each adult must be accompanied by no more than two children. If you are unable to meet this requirement, please contact us to see how we might accommodate your situation.

Location: The Nature Place Day Camp, Threefold Main House, 285 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Fee: $25 per participant, per session.

Information, and to register: Visit our website for more details and to register. Call 845-356-1234 or email camp@thenatureplace.com with any questions.


Sponsored by Green Meadow Waldorf School

After-School Class:
Primitive Living Skills with Joe Blevis

Six Tuesdays Starting April 30, 4:00-5:30pm

Students will dive into building shelters, creating fire, processing water, foraging food, tracking animals, and much more. Ages 10 and up.

Location: Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Fee: $108 per cycle.

Information, and to register: Contact Joe Blevis: joeblevis@gmail.com.


Sponsored by the Otto Specht School

Fear and the Meaning
of Childhood Illness
Lecture by Philip Incao, MD

Tuesday, April 30, 7:00pm

Dr. Philip Incao has been studying children’s health, the immune system, infections, and vaccinations since 1970, and has given many lectures and written articles on these topics. His special interest is learning how to apply to practical healing Rudolf Steiner’s invaluable and profound insights into the human being. Dr. Incao studied liberal arts and life sciences at Wesleyan University, and then received his MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1966. He studied anthroposophy and anthroposophic medicine in Forest Row, England and Arlesheim, Switzerland.

Location: Threefold Auditorium, 260 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Admission: This event is free; donations gladly accepted.

Information: Contact Chela Crane: ccrane@ottospecht.org, or visit this page.


Sponsored by Green Meadow Waldorf School

After-School Class:
Gardening with Teagan Blackburn

Six Wednesdays Starting May 1, 3:15-5:15pm

Participants will build their horticulture skills in the Children’s Garden across from the Green Meadow campus with an experienced gardener and teacher: planting, harvesting, composting, and more. First grade and up.

Location: Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Fee: $108 per cycle.

Information, and to register: Contact Teagan Blackburn: teaganblackburn@gmail.com.


Sponsored by Green Meadow Waldorf School

After-School Class:
Cooking for Kids with Chieh deJong

Six Wednesdays Starting May 1, 4:00-6:00pm

Learn to cook with an exoperienced chef! Ages 8-14.

Location: Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Fee: $108 per cycle.

Information, and to register: Contact Chieh deJong: cdejong@gmws.org.


Sponsored by Green Meadow Waldorf School

After-School Class:
Chess with Danilo Cuellar

Six Wednesdays Starting May 1, 4:00-5:30pm

We will use a large demonstration chessboard to illustrate tactics, strategy, and positional understanding. There will also be ample time for kids to play casual games with each other with focussed attention from the instructor. Grades 2 and up.

Location: Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Fee: $108.

Information, and to register: Contact Danilo Cuellar: danilokipu@yahoo.com.


Sponsored by Green Meadow Waldorf School

After-School Class:
Activism/Civics with Bill Batson

Six Wednesdays Starting May 1, 3:15-4:45pm

Join longtime activist and artist Bill Batson, based in Nyack, as we use documents, music, and art to explore dynamic, engaged citizenship. Ages 12-16.

Location: Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Fee: $108.

Information, and to register: Contact Bill Batson: wrbatson@gmail.com.


Sponsored by Eurythmy Spring Valley

Eurythmy Spring Valley Ensemble

Wednesday, May 1, 7:30pm

For the second year running, the International Postgraduate Medical Training (IPMT) in anthroposophical medicine and the Foundation Course in Anthroposophic Nursing will convene in Chestnut Ridge this spring. Once again, Eurythmy Spring Valley Ensemble is honored to bring a performance to this conference, sharing their new evening program, “Into the Heart’s Unknown.”

Location: Threefold Auditorium, 260 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Admission: $15 / $9 students and seniors.

Information: Call 845-352-5020 x113 or email info@eurythmy.org.


Sponsored by Green Meadow Waldorf School

After-School Class:
Textile Design and Sewing
With Kei Zemlicka

Six Thursdays Starting May 2, 4:00-5:30pm

Join an experienced textile designer to learn lifelong sewing skills and create your own clothing. Ages 8 and up.

Location: Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Fee: $108 per cycle.

Information, and to register: Contact Kei Zemlicka: kei.zemlicka@gmail.com.


Sponsored by Green Meadow Waldorf School

After-School Class:
KEVA Planks with Leslie Laboriel

Six Thursdays Starting May 2, 4:00-5:15pm

KEVA Planks are cuboid maple wood block toys for all ages, from preschoolers to architects. Children discover the joy of creating original works of art or cleverly designed contraptions. Powered by STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math)! Ages 6-13.

Location: Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Fee: $108 per cycle.

Information, and to register: Contact Leslie Laboriel: services@trajectup.com.


Sponsored by Green Meadow Waldorf School

After-School Class:
Capoeira with Rafael Texeira

Six Fridays Starting May 3, 4:00-5:15pm

Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics, and music. It is tons of fun, and builds strength, focus, and coordination. Ages 9 and up.

Location: Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Fee: $108.

Information, and to register: Contact Rafael Texeira: cnc.ny.usa@gmail.com.


Sponsored by Green Meadow Waldorf School

After-School Class:
Circus Arts with Amy Samson

Six Fridays Starting May 3, 4:00-5:30pm

Students will learn circus and acrobatic skills, including aerial silks, to build athleticism and grace. Cycle 1 builds skills, while cycle 2 deepens those skills and begins to focus on performance choreography. Students are encouraged but not required to participate in both cycles to get the most out of the program. Ages 8-14.

Location: Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Fee: $150 per cycle.

Information, and to register: Contact Amy Samson: amysamson77@gmail.com.


Sponsored by Green Meadow Waldorf School

After-School Class:
Making Herbal Remedies and Products
With Emoke Antal-Schultess

Six Fridays Starting May 3, 4:00-6:00pm

Together we will gather local herbs and other plants to make healing products for ourselves and our families and friends. Ages 10-14.

Location: Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Fee: $108 per cycle.

Information, and to register: Contact Emoke Antal-Schultess: easchultess@gmws.org.


Sponsored by The Nature Place

Family Day Hike in Harriman

Saturday, May 4, 10:00am-1:00pm

Join Nature Place trip leaders for a fun, family-friendly excursion in our favorite stomping grounds—Harriman State Park. Explore all that spring in the park has to offer, meet other outdoor-loving families, learn about local plants and animals, get some good exercise in the fresh air, and enjoy your packed lunch with a beautiful view.

Location: Harriman State Park.

Fee: Free.

Information: Email camp@thenatureplace.com to RSVP and we’ll provide you with further details, including meet-up location.


Sponsored by Green Meadow Waldorf School

Introductory Session
for Prospective Parents

Friday, May 10, 9:00-11:00am

Join us to learn more about Waldorf education. The morning includes a short video, a campus tour, and a Q&A with our Administrator and several faculty members.

Location: The Arts Building, Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Admission: Free.

Information, and to register: Contact Melissa McDonagh: 845-356-2514 x302 or mmcdonagh@gmws.org.


Sponsored by Green Meadow Waldorf School

11th Grade Tag Sale

Dropoff: Friday, May 10, 3:00-6:00pm
Sale: Saturday, May 11, 9:00am-4:00pm

Household items, furniture, books, and more!

Location: Green Meadow Waldorf School Gym, 307 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Information: Contact Sandy Volpe at svolpe@gmws.org.


Sponsored by Eurythmy Spring Valley

Counteracting Burnout
with a Musical “Halleluiah”
with Jan Ranck

Saturday, May 11, 9:00am-12:30pm

Upon experiencing the eurythmic meditation “Halleluiah” for the first time, Marie von Sievers exclaimed, “That must give incredible strength!” To which Rudolf Steiner replied, “Did you think we only want to dance? We also want to help those who are ill!”

This public eurythmy workshop — open to beginners and professionals alike — explores a little-known indication by Rudolf Steiner for a musical counterpoint to the eurythmic meditation “Halleluiah,” which can enhance its inherent quality of “fortifying the etheric body.”

Location: School of Eurythmy, 289 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Fee: $60.

Information, and to register: Call 845-352-5020 x113 or email info@eurythmy.org.


Sponsored by The Nature Place

Primitive Living Skills
Sessions for Adults

Saturday, May 11, 10:00am-4:00pm

Learn to Basket Weave

These workshops cover the foundations of Primitive Living for surviving, thriving, and living more fully with the earth — not just on top of it. Enrolling in all four sessions will give participants a well-rounded breadth of experience in primitive living skills across all seasons here in the Northeast. Participants can also sign up for individual sessions (space permitting).

Location: The Nature Place Day Camp, Threefold Main House, 285 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Fee: $75 per full-day workshop.

Information, and to register: Visit our website for more details and to register. Call 845-356-1234 or email camp@thenatureplace.com with any questions.


Sponsored by The Pfeiffer Center

Pfeiffer Center Plant Sale

Friday, May 17, 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday, May 18, 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday, May 19, 9:00am-4:00pm

Don't miss this opportunity to buy beautiful, healthy, biodynamically raised bedding plants for your garden. For eating, you will find all your favorite vegetables and many varieties of tomatoes. For seasoning, we offer a huge variety of annual and perennial herbs: Everything from Anise Hyssop and Basil to Thyme and Summer Savory. And then there are the flowers! Perennials like Echinacea, Rudbeckia, Yarrow, and more, and annuals from Alyssum and Asters to Sunflowers and Zinnias.

Also available will be the Pfeiffer Center's own-made teas and salves, Pfeiffer Center Garden Gold Biodynamic Compost, and more!

Every plant and product sold at our sale is raised and made by Pfeiffer Center staff and interns using biodynamic methods, and all proceeds from the plant sale benefit the programs of the Pfeiffer Center.

Location: In the Pfeiffer Center garden, opposite 285 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge, NY; click here for directions.

Information: call 845-352-5020 x120, email info@pfeiffercenter.org, or visit this page.


Sponsored by Eurythmy Spring Valley

Eurythmy Spring Valley Postgraduate Performance

Saturday, May 18, 8:00pm

This term, the postgraduate students have been diligently preparing their evening program and planning their regional tour. Hailing from Taiwan, Slovenia, and the United States, the five postgraduates are eager to share their culminating work with the community and warmly invite you to their program, which includes music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Schubert, Dmitri Shostakovich and Arnold Schoenberg; a Japanese tale called “The Stone Cutter”; and poetry by Rudolf Steiner, Mary Oliver, Shel Silverstein, Li Qing Zhao, and more!

Location: Threefold Auditorium, 260 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Admission: $15 / $9 students and seniors.

Information: Call 845-352-5020 x113 or email info@eurythmy.org.


Sponsored by the Fiber Craft Studio

Sheep and Wool Festival

Sunday, May 19, 10:00am-4:00pm, Rain or Shine

Celebrate nature’s gifts and fiber transformation • participate in fiber craft activities, including spinning, weaving, knitting, felting, and plant dyeing • bid for unique hand-crafted gifts at the Silent Auction • see our work at the Studio Store and display • take in a puppet show • and enjoy delicious food at the Japanese fusion food corner.

Indoor and outdoor activities!

Admission is free. A small fee will be charged for activities. All proceeds benefit the Fiber Craft Studio.

Location: The Fiber Craft Studio, 275 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY. Park on Orchard Lane.

Information: Call 845-425-2891, email information@fibercraftstudio.org, or visit our website.


Sponsored by the Pfeiffer Center

Open House:
Pfeiffer Center One-Year Biodynamics Training

Sunday, May 19, 2:00-3:00pm

Thinking about enrolling in the Pfeiffer Center's One-Year Part-Time Training in Biodynamics, but wishing you could get a feeling for what it’s all about? Join us on the Sunday of our famous plant sale for a walking and talking tour of the Pfeiffer Center garden with Mac Mead. During the tour you will see where a lot of the instruction and activities happen, and get to ask Mac anything you like about the course.

Location: The Pfeiffer Center Garden, opposite 285 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY. Follow the signs for the Plant Sale.

Information: Call 845-352-5020 x120 or email info@pfeiffercenter.org.


Sponsored by Eurythmy Spring Valley

School of Eurythmy
Spring End-of-Term Festival

Thursday, June 6, 7:30pm

As another school year comes to a close, our students are pleased to share with us the fruits of their labors! It is here where we have a glimpse of the elements that have prepared them to step into the next year. Please join us for this demonstration of their work during the spring term, at the close of our training year.

Location: School of Eurythmy, 289 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Admission: Donations welcome.

Information, and to register: Call 845-352-5020 x113 or email info@eurythmy.org.


Sponsored by The Pfeiffer Center

The Pfeiffer Center CSA

First Pickup: Tuesday, June 11

The Pfeiffer Center’s 2019 CSA offers 23 weekly pickups of our own freshly harvested, biodynamically raised vegetables, herbs, and flowers from June 11 through November 12. Pickup is conveniently located at nearby Duryea Farm from 3:30 to 6:00pm.

Information: Call 845-352-5020 x120, email csa@pfeiffercenter.org, or visit this page.


Sponsored by Sunbridge Institute

Sunbridge Institute
Summer Series 2019

June 23-July 26

This summer's schedule includes seventeen professional development and general interest 5-day courses and weekend workshops on topics in Waldorf education from early childhood through high school, plus leadership and the arts, including a brand-new workshop on Essentials of Anthroposophy.

You can view the complete 2019 lineup here. Full descriptions, including faculty bios and online registration, will be posted January 15.

Information: Contact Penelope-Myles Voss at info@sunbridge.edu or 845-425-0055 x20.


Sponsored by the Fiber Craft Studio

Applied Arts Program 11th Cycle

Summer Dates: July 1-12
Winter Dates: February 24-28

The Applied Arts Program, a professional development opportunity for Waldorf handwork teachers and aspiring teachers, explores the art, philosophy, practice and pedagogy of teaching handwork. The course meets in the Fiber Craft Studio on the Threefold campus for two weeks each summer and one week each winter for four years. In their time together, students and teachers form a learning community that supports their artistic development as well as their spiritual and practical striving.

A path of learning and inner development based on the study and practice of anthroposophy, Waldorf education, the arts, and the fiber crafts for Waldorf handwork teachers.

Nicole Nicola Rodriguez, Program Director Nicole has been the handwork teacher at the Waldorf School of Philadelphia for 25 years. She is a graduate of Parsons School of Design and the first cycle of the Applied Arts Program. She has been the program director and lead teacher for the 4th, 6th, and 9th cycles of this program and will return in this role for the 11th cycle.

Location: The Fiber Craft Studio, Orchard House, 275 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY. Park on Orchard Lane.

Information, and to register: Visit this page.


Sponsored by The School of Uncovering the Voice
& Threefold Educational Center

East Coast Singing Retreat
Led by Christiaan Boele

Friday, July 5-Sunday, July 7

“Every human being has a singing voice. Our work is to unveil, take away the hindrances, and free the voice.”

— Valborg Werbeck-Svärdström

For anyone interested in singing in a holistic, spirit-filled and heart-opening way! Discover the innate potential of your voice. This retreat is for singers of all levels, musicians, teachers, and any person yearning to sing with creative renewal. No special talent or musical ability is required.

Christiaan Boele trained at conservatories in the Netherlands and Germany and is the leading authority on the Werbeck method. He has devoted his life to the School of Uncovering the Voice, performing, conducting, and teaching courses around the globe.

Location: Threefold Educational Center, 260 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Schedule: Friday, July 5, 6:30-8:30pm; Saturday, July 6, 9:00am-6:30pm; Sunday, July 7, 9:00am-12:30pm.

Tuition: $225.

Information, and to register: Contact Shannon Boyce at 646-932-6062 or shannonaliciaboyce@gmail.com, or visit this page.


Sponsored by Eurythmy Spring Valley

YES!
Youth Eurythmy Summer Intensive

Saturday, July 27-Saturday, August 3

This course for young adults age 16-20 will include intensive daily eurythmy rehearsals, augmented by poetry writing, art, music, swimming in the pond, an outing to NYC, and bringing one’s inner story to life! From the first moment, the course process is about discovering the deep potential in eurythmy for artistic exploration that can build insight and foster growth. The intensive will culminate in a final performance of the work created together during the week.

The faculty will include Sea-Anna Vasilas and Virginia Hermann of Eurythmy Spring Valley, with other guest artists.

Location: School of Eurythmy, 289 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Fee: $750, includes tuition, food and lodging. Scholarships and payment options are available.

Information, and to register: Call 845-352-5020 x113 or email info@eurythmy.org.


Sponsored by The Steiner School for Speech Arts & Threefold Educational Foundation

Mystery Drama Summer School:
Interdisciplinary Intensive
With Barbara Renold
And Guest Faculty to be Announced

August 8-18

Polarities in the social chaos of our time . . .

Director and speech artist Barbara Renold will lead an interactive, interdisciplinary plunge into Rudolf Steiner’s third mystery drama, The Guardian of the Threshold, with a focus on scenes 3, 7, and 8: Lucifer and Ahriman’s kingdoms and the Guardian. Study and discussion will be enriched and illuminated by group artistic activities. Actors’ workshops, eurythmy, and speech exercises will enable us to penetrate the scenes more deeply through “hands-on” experience.

Each morning, intensive participants will join together with the concurrent Professional Eurythmy Intensive for speech work, movement exercises, and study. Daily group explorations of Rudolf Steiner’s Speech and Drama Course, given in September 1924, will illuminate the origins and significance of this massively significant piece of twentieth-century art. Each day will also include ample time for rest, recreation, and summer fun in the Threefold community’s bucolic setting.

Location: Threefold Educational Center, 260 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Tuition: $450-$700, sliding scale. Tuition includes lunch daily at Threefold Café; financial aid and work-study opportunities will be offered.

Information, and to register: Visit this page for a full description and online registration. Questions about the program? Contact Barbara Renold: barbararenold@yahoo.com.


Sponsored by The Steiner School for Speech Arts & Threefold Educational Foundation

Mystery Drama Summer School:
Professional Eurythmy Intensive
With Dorothea Mier

August 8-18

Polarities in the social chaos of our time . . .

This special eurythmy intensive with Dorothea Mier will be devoted to exploring the archetypal spiritual beings portrayed in Rudolf Steiner’s four mystery dramas. Our focus will be on Lucifer, Ahriman, the Guardian of the Threshold, and the Soul Forces Philia, Astrid, Luna, and the Other Philia.

Each morning, intensive participants will join together with the concurrent Interdisciplinary Intensive for speech work, movement exercises, and study. Daily group explorations of Rudolf Steiner’s Speech and Drama Course, given in September 1924, will illuminate the origins and significance of this massively significant piece of twentieth-century art. Each day will also include ample time for rest, recreation, and summer fun in the Threefold community’s bucolic setting.

Location: Threefold Educational Center, 260 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Tuition: $450-$700, sliding scale. Tuition includes lunch daily at Threefold Café; financial aid and work-study opportunities will be offered.

Information, and to register: Visit this page for a full description and online registration. Questions about the program? Contact Barbara Renold: barbararenold@yahoo.com.


Sponsored by Eurythmy Spring Valley

Summer Eurythmy Week 2019!
Polarities and Balance:
An Exploration in Eurythmy

Sunday-Friday, August 11-16

Summer Eurythmy Week 2019 will be an exploration of polarities in nature and the human soul. We will discover the balancing element of human activity through movement, creative speech, nature observation, and biodynamic gardening. In tone eurythmy, we will experience the way harmony in music expresses itself through the breathing of the human soul in major, minor . . . and even in dissonance! Through Rudolf Steiner’s eurythmy forms for the Calendar of the Soul, we will discover the dynamic interplay of the human being and the world. Evening activities, shared meals, and outings will complement our week-long immersion into the art of eurythmy. Beginners very welcome. We hope to see you!

Location: School of Eurythmy 289 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Information, and register: Call 845-352-5020 x113 or email info@eurythmy.org.


Sponsored by Nature Place Day Camp & The Pfeiffer Center

Farm and Garden Days:
A Hands-On Garden, Farm and Forest Experience for Children Ages 5 to 13

Monday, August 13-Friday, August 17

Farm and Garden Days is a small (80 participants), specialized, hands-on farm, garden and nature experience for children ages 5-13. Digging potatoes, picking peas, milking cows, visiting horses and honeybees, making pizza in an outdoor clay oven, and more — with plenty of time for swims, exploring nearby woods and streams, art activities, music and games.

Farm and Garden Days is a collaboration between The Nature Place and The Pfeiffer Center. Activities take place in the Pfeiffer Center’s biodynamic gardens and at neighboring Duryea Farm.

Fee: $925 for the week. ($1,200 for children coming from New York City; includes bus transportation from Manhattan and Brooklyn.)

Information, and to register: Visit this page.


Sponsored by The Pfeiffer Center

The One-Year Part-Time
Practical Training in Biodynamics

First Class Meets Saturday, September 14

In thirteen full-day workshops from September to May, the Pfeiffer Center’s One-Year Part-Time Practical Training in Biodynamics covers the basic principles and all the timely activities of biodynamic agriculture through the seasons.

Information: Call 845-352-5020 x120, email info@pfeiffercenter.org, or visit this page.


Sponsored by the Otto Specht School

Otto Specht School
Community 5K

Saturday, September 21

In the spirit of the Waldorf 100 Marathon around the World project, the Otto Specht School presents a 5K race through the Threefold and Fellowship communities.

Save the date and lace your sneakers up!

Information: Contact Chela Crane: ccrane@ottospecht.org.


Sponsored by Green Meadow Waldorf School

Green Meadow Fall Fair

Saturday, October 5, 10:00am-4:00pm

Now in its fourth decade, the Fall Fair is a beloved annual event offering seasonal children's activities including a hayride, face painting, caramel apples, pumpkin carving, candle dipping, a zipline, obstacle course, and much more, as well as delicious organic food from the grill. Carefully curated vendors from around the region sell woolen items for children and adults, organic skin care, handmade jewelry, handcrafted wooden toys, raw honey, and much more!

Location: Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Admission: Admission and parking are free; activity tickets are $1; food prices vary.

Information: Visit this page, or contact Lynne Wu, Director of Development, at 845-356-2514 x304 or lwu@gmws.org.

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