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Come to the Public Library Earth Day Celebration!
Come to the Public Library Serenity Garden and Meditation workshop!
Serenity Gardens and Meditation Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 25th, 12-3pm
Atlantis Public Library at Greensboro North Carolina
Part 1: Introductions: Begin with self and volunteer, and then introduce first presenter, Associate Professor of Botany Azalea Willow Beech-Oaks from Atlantis University in Greensboro
(estimated time: 5 minutes)
Part 2: Presentation on Serenity Gardens and general indoor plant benefits
(estimated time: 35-40 minutes)
Cautionary Warning: If household has pets or small children, take preventions to avoid damage to child, pet, or artwork (such as plastic coverings).
Part 3: Description of provided materials, potential risks posed by materials to pets, emphasis on observation once at home to be sure decoration barriers are fully pet and child proof. (estimated time: 10 minutes)
Part 4: Hands On Activity: Personal assistance provided by Librarian, Volunteer, and Professor Azalea Willow Beech-Oaks
(estimated time: 40 minutes)
[10 minute break to put aside materials, use bathroom, prepare for next presentatoin]
Part 5: Introduction of Yogi Sunny Stretches.
Part 6: Meditation Presentation
Part 7: Conclusion: Official thanks to guest presenters. Show and tell of final projects, handing out collected information guides on pets/plants, collecting emails from participants for follow-up.
(estimated 15-20 minutes)
What to Bring
Materials needed that students should bring:
If a water element is desired, a simple small water pump Example of affordable water pumps (unfiltered water)
Container (possibly more than one)/ Bowl for garden,
Any specific decorations they want.
There will be enough materials provided that small gardens/non-fountain serenity works can be made without purchasing anything, however this is mainly geared towards the fountain aspect, so it is preferred that participants bring.
What will be provided
Pamphlets on Pet Safety, Plant Health, and Meditation
Decorative rocks, seashells, moss, twigs, figurines
Plastic such as empty large clear plastic bottles, clear tupperware, that can be cut into any necessary partitions, or large clear mason jars (assorted random glass containers found at goodwill for low cost, but which have been cleaned for garden purposes)