Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Thank you John Hartom!

Tonight's Clay Club was really fun!!! We decorated lots and lots of bowls! There had been several groups that came earlier in the day to decorate bowls! The shelves were full of decorated bowls!! Thank you to everyone who came out to decorate bowls for Empty Bowls! There were maybe around 10 people in attendance tonight! John gave out information on Empty Bowls events and how we can help.

  July 27 Black Mountain Community Garden Empty Bowls

  August 2 & 3 Imagine Render Empty Bowls Booth at the Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair in Burnsville

 August 6 Avery/Madison/McDowell/Mitchell/Yancey Counties Food Security Summit at Mayland Community College

  September 16 Manna Food Bank Luncheon @ Biltmore Doubletree Inn and than dinner @ Biltmore Park Hilton

  October 8 Dig In! Yancey Community Garden 3rd Annual Empty Bowls Dinner at Higgins Memorial United Methodist Church in Burnsville

  On-going Design Gallery Empty Bowls Sales Display in Burnsville.

On May 8th at 8 pm in the Northlight Building at Penland there will be a screening of Neil Lawrence's To Spring from the Hand, a new film about Paulus Berensohn.

Please join the Gay Straight Alliance on May 9th at 6pm to celebrate at Foxfire Downtown in Spruce Pine for all the good things that have happened in the last year, as we look forward to all the good things to come!
May 9th is the anniversary of the day after the Amendment One vote. On that day President Obama announced his support for marriage equality.

Join Jessica Frelinghuysen and Germination Corps on Saturday May 11, 10 am until 1 pm at the Yancey County Library in Burnsville help create "Plant Backpacks" (individual garden plots in a shoulder-hung bag). Visit for more information. There is an exhibition of Jessica's work at the Green Plum Cobbaboratory at 130 Oak Ave on upper street in Spruce Pine. Visit or for open studio hours and details on relate activities.

Next month we will have Clay Club in Asheville at Michon Sentner's studio. More information coming soon about that!

Again thank you John Hartom for hosting Clay Club!! :)
Regards Tria


John Britt said...

Thanks Tria! Love the update feature.

Amy Waller said...

Thanks John Hartom and Tria for a great clay club - and thanks, too, for the Mitchell County Gay Straight Alliance mention - appreciate it!