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Past New Westminster Event: VOL 15

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Yards: Framing 20th Century Homes

BY CHRISTA MACARTHUR
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 03, 2017

Business in the front, party in the back! Christa MacArthur describes how street life and neighbourhood character reflect cultural transformations of the 20th century.

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Family World-Schooling Adventures

BY ED GILLIS & JOCELYN LAND-MURPHY
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 03, 2017

Ed Gillis and Jocelyn Land-Murphy have spent much of their first nine years as parents adventuring in the wild with their sons Heron and Sitka - including hiking 3,000 km through Europe and Patagonia, and cycling 6,000 km through Oceania. In this presentation, they share what led them to world-schooling, what life on the road with kids looks and feels like, and what they have learned along the way.

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All About Sheep

BY REENA MEIJER DREES
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 03, 2017

Reena Meijer Drees takes us on a whirlwind tour of these fascinating wool-bearing creatures: where they come from, the huge variety of breeds, and some little-known facts about your woolen clothing!

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Home Exchanges: Birth of the Sharing Economy

BY RICH PATTERSON
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 03, 2017

What if you could travel for free or significantly reduced cost and deepen your connections with your destination, yourself, and your family?  With his presentation, Rich Patterson explains how home exchanging allows this.

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Remembering Forward: talking to children about death

BY HEATHER H
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 03, 2017

Heather H has a keen (and strange) interest in how to best support children come to learn and process news of a sudden death. In her presentation, she talks about how amazed she is by how wise children are and humbled by their capacity to teach adults, particularly if we create space and safety for them to do so.

Rich Patterson
Owner, Patterson Brands in New Westminster
Reena Meijer Drees
Retired Nuclear Physicist in New Westminster
Christa MacArthur
Owner/Designer, Lodge Craft in New Westminster
Rohan Singh
Lead Project Manager, Avcorp Structure and Integration in New Westminster
Erika Mashig
Parks + Open Space Planner, City of New Westminster in New Westminster
Mark Ernsting
Founder and Co-Owner, M1 Sports Management Inc in New Westminster
Alice Cavanagh
Office manager, River Market in New Westminster
Hillary Keegan
Yoga Instructor/teacher/trainer, YYoga in New Westminster
Andres Markwart
Beer God, Steel & Oak in New Westminster