Community JAMZ: Party all weeklong all month long

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All right folks--there is just too much about to happen here and we want to make sure you know about it all so you can attend these amazing FREE community events in addition to our upcoming creative workshops. Imagine everything from FREE Farm Food to FREE Festivals to FREE Oil Painting to FREE Cocktails to FREE Conversations--Scroll down and reserve your place!
We just couldn't wait until October to send out this calendar update!

HAPPENING THIS MONTH AT INSTAR

NOTE: Monday Morning Magic Hr. Yoga continues at 9am w/ Val Schaff

COMMUNITY CONVERSATION||FREE||
SUNDAY SEPT. 23th, 3:00pm

Autumn Place Community Conversations series, kicking off at Magpie Booksin Catskill, NY. This month we examine representation of the personal narrative, inspired by What We're Reading. Co-hosted with Good Work Institute

*image Mike Tyson and D'Amato in still from film A Day in Catskill  (1986) First 10 rsvp's recieve $5 off books coupon! RSVP here.

WINE & UNWIND 
MONDAY SEPT. 24th 7pm 
WINE + UNWIND is a monthly Womens Workplace members meet up with drinks + snacks to get to know our community better
Women's Workplace is an ever-growing community of creative, interesting women who appreciate good laughs, sticky conversations and coming together to share opinions and experiences. What better way to elevate that than a modern-day social for the opportunity to engage in all of the above? Learn more and RSVP Here

GROW GERMANTOWN||FREE||
SUNDAY SEPT. 30th 5pm-8pm

Grow Germantown in partnership with EAT.IMBY organized along with OTTO's MARKET is a celebration of our local Germantown agriculture community where we recognize the history of our land and the importance of preserving and protecting this valley for future generations. We will gather around food grown + made by our neighbors to learn from our farmers, share stories, and collect seeds for the future growth. Learn More Here.

MENDING MONDAY  ||FREE||
MONDAY OCTOBER 1st 7pm
 
Monday's are for mending, together. Please join us the first Monday evening of the month from 7:00-9pm.  Bring your bundles of worn out love, and mending heART projects to weave together with new threads and company.  Open to all people, please RSVP if you can, $5 suggested donation.

TAILSPINNING
Oct.4th-Nov. 29th 7-9pm 
A creative writing group facilitated by artist-writer Dawn Breeze. Meets every Thursday for eight sessions Learn more and reserve your spot here.
 

COMMUNITY CONVERSATION||FREE ||
SUNDAY Oct.7th 3:00pm 

Join us for our Community Conversation in Kingston, NY. Along with our co-host Good Work Institute and partnering org. O+ Positive, we will explore questions and criticism on social art, urban design, and public planning together walking through Kingston city touring the murals created as part of the O+festival.
First 5 RSVP's receive free O+ festival wristbands!
 RSVP here.

GOLDEN OIL CONVERSATION + CREATING ||FREE||
Sat. Oct. 13th 10am-1pm
 
A free lecture with artist Joe Concra on the history of oil paint, paired with how-to-demonstrations and hands on time to experiment with Williamsburg Oil Paint. Participants will receive samples of Williamsburg Oil Paints and leave the workshop with beginnings of new work!
Limited to 12 participants.  RSVP HERE

HER STORY||FREE||
TUESDAY OCTOBER 16th 7pm-9pm
 
Instar Lodge hosts  HER STORY, a Woman-Artist-Entrepreneur Story hour, inviting exceptional women to share their story of enterprise with community over warm drinks and snacks.  Fahari Wambura will share her story and how it all threaded together to create Fahari Bazaar.