|Twin Oaks Communities Conference||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: conference (conferencetwinoaks.org)|
|Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2001 16:57:10 -0600 (MDT)|
Dear Friends, Greetings from Twin Oaks! We are an intentional community of 100 people who live, work and play together. Every year we host our Communities Conference which gathers together people from all sorts of communities. We thought you might be interested in attending our event. If you have any questions feel free to email me at CONFERENCE [at] TWINOAKS.ORG. I look forward to meeting many of you. In community, Mary-Margret The following is a description of our event, with registration information at the bottom. (regular text is below, fancy version is at <http://www.twinoaks.org/cmty/cconf/>) **Twin Oaks Communities Conference** * A weekend of workshops, networking and fun* Twin Oaks Community, Virginia, Aug 31 - Sept 2, 2001, Labor Day Weekend Have you been looking for more community in your life? Wondering what an intentional community is? Considering intentional community as a home? Here's a chance to find out about all this and more from people who have been exploring the path of community for many years. Whether you are a seasoned communitarian or a newcomer, you will find helpful and exciting opportunities at the gathering! Please join us on Labor Day weekend in the Virginia countryside, at 34-year old Twin Oaks Community, one of the best known intentional communities in the country. We expect over 25 communities and approximately 200 participants from all over North America. ***WORKSHOPS INCLUDE: Group Decision-Making Process, Community Economics, Appropriate Technology/Sustainability, Intentional Relationships and more! ***Schedule: FRIDAY AUG 31 Afternoon: Registration opens, tours of Twin Oaks. Evening: Opening Activities and Introductions Circle. SATURDAY SEPT 1 Morning Circle, Meet-the-Communities, (community presentations and info tables), Workshops. Evening: Dessert Party, Benefit Auction for the Fellowship for Intentional Community, Talent Show and Dance (more tours of Twin Oaks during the day) SUNDAY SEPT 2 Open Space: participants create your own workshops, joining together around shared passions. Afternoon: Closing Circle. Evening: Barbecue dinner and tour of Acorn Community (nearby) ***INFORMATION: If you live in community, please bring brochures and displays to share during Meet-the-Communities and in our info center. Accommodations: On site, there will be camping only. Please bring your own tent, groundcloth, rain tarp, sleeping pad and sleeping bag. For those who prefer indoor accommodations, there are 2 choices within a 20 minute drive: the Rebel Motel, 540- 967-1585, $40 - $60, and the Whistle Stop Bed & Breakfast, 540- 967-2911, $60 - $75. Space is limited. Food: will be provided cooperatively by us and by you. We will provide basic food and breakfasts. Participants contribute by bringing a main dish, snack and fruit (enough of each to share with ten people). A freezer and oven are on site. Questions?---ask us! Cooperative childcare: Parents please plan to sign up for one or two 2-hour shifts. We will provide a childcare space and coordinator. Workshifts: We invite everyone to join in creating this community event by doing a two-hour workshift. Benefit Auction: As one of the conference events, we will be holding a fast-paced, high-energy benefit auction for the Fellowship for Intentional Community, publisher of the new Communities Directory. Proceeds will help the FIC continue to bring the exciting news of community to a world hungry for it. You can help in two ways: 1) bring items to donate to the auction-- products, crafts, services that can be delivered locally, a weekend stay for two at your luxurious home... use your imagination! 2) bring your wallet--there will be bargains galore, and every dollar spent will be used to make community that much more accessible to those seeking it. ***For information or registration: Communities Conference, 138 Twin Oaks Road, Louisa, VA 23093 <conference [at] twinoaks.org> <http://www.twinoaks.org/cmty/cconf> 540-894-5126 ; fax: 540- 894-4112 ********************************************************************** ** REGISTRATION FORM: Please fill in your information after the colons: Name: Address: City, State, Zip: Day/ Eve Phone: Fax / Email: Community (if applicable): I am unable to attend, but please keep me on your mailing list: Fees: Registration fee: $75 (Fee covers meals, camping, and workshops.) How many adults?: (To be accessible to people from varying economic backgrounds, we offer a sliding scale from $50 - $150, asking those can pay more to please consider doing so, to help provide accessibiity for those who need to pay less) Send a check payable to Communities Conference. (138 Twin Oaks Rd, Louisa, Va, 23093) Ride Sharing: (We will try to match riders until Aug 15.) Can you offer a ride?: Do you need a ride?: Kids names and ages: Once we receive your registration, we will send you directions and confirmation. We look forward to seeing you at the conference! Mary-Margret Twin Oaks Communities Conference 138 Twin Oaks Rd Louisa VA 23093 540-894-5126 conference [at] twinoaks.org ------- End of forwarded message ------- ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Decide what is sacred to you and put your best life energies at its service. --Starkhawk _______________________________________________ Cohousing-L mailing list Cohousing-L [at] cohousing.org Unsubscribe and other info: http://www.communityforum.net/mailman/listinfo/cohousing-l
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