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Events in the Larger Waldorf Community

Anthroposophical Society Events
The Anthroposophical Sociaty in Greater Boston publishes a seasonal newsletter containing information about lectures, study groups, and events in and around the Boston area.  You can read the Fall Events flyer by clicking here.  To join the mailing list, please contact Kenneth Ingham .

The Karma of the Anthroposophical Society and its Repercussions into the Present
by Luigi Morelli on Wednesday, February 17th at 7:00 P.M. at The Brookline Public Library, Hunneman Hall, 361 Washington St. Brookline, MA 02445.  This event is sponsored by The Anthroposophical Society of Greater Boston.  For more information, please call Kenneth Ingham at 617-969-0388.  Free, Open to the Public

The Anthroposophical Society is the place in which different esoteric streams find their
integration, the place in which all true Michaelites have a home. What is the reality at this
point in time? This lecture will consider the polarities at play in many areas including:
• in the life of Rudolf Steiner, his activities and teachings
• in the contrast between Steiner’s two closest collaborators: Marie Steiner and Ita Wegman
• in the contrast between the first and third panels of the Foundation Stone Meditation
• between Aristotelianism and Platonism, Magi and Shepherds, Saturn and Moon paths.
• in modern tendencies of North American social reality
Finally, we will consider what are the repercussions in the present. What can be done?

Luigi Morelli has studied anthroposophy for 28 years and extensively researched American history in parallel with legend and myth, publishing the results in the last seven years. He has worked and lived with developmentally disabled adults in spiritually-oriented communities (Camphill and L’Arche), and offers trainings in Nonviolent Communication.

AWSNA Events
AWSNA has a website called Why Waldorf Works, with information and events pertaining to Waldorf education.  You can visit it here

Inform is a publication sent by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) to all the affiliated Waldorf schools in its membership to keep parents, teachers, board members, alumni, and all those interested in Waldorf Education informed of the current events affecting Waldorf schools nationally and internationally.  For the January issue of Inform, please click here.

The Lukas Community
The Lukas Community, a Rudolf Steiner inspired community, serves the lifelong needs of developmentally challenged adults. We seek healthy, compassionate individuals, couples, and small families to live with and help care for our residents in our beautiful extended-family homes as well as to participate in our therapeutic programs. These programs include arts and crafts workshops, organic gardening, animal care, movement therapy and swimming as well as participation in a variety of cultural and recreational activities in the acclaimed Monadnock area located in rural, southern New Hampshire.  For a flyer and contact information, please click here.

AWSNA SUMMER CONFERENCE 2013
Working Together: Building the Bridge to Adolescence, Preparing Students, Meeting the Challenges of Adolescence, Building Vibrant K-12 Programs
Keynote Speakers: Betty Staley, Douglas Gerwin, Michele Starr and Arthur Pittis
       Plus focus groups, artistic workshops, round table discussions and an opportunity to network with hundreds of colleagues from across North America.  Hosted by Waldorf School of Atlanta and Academe of the Oaks, promising real southern hospitality on their beautiful wooded sites with splendid gardens in the heart of Atlanta.
Pedagogical Section Meeting
Monday, June 21 4:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 22 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Conference
Tuesday, June 22 6:00 p.m. – Friday, June 25 6:00 p.m.
Delegates Meeting
Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, June 27
This conference is the first part of a three-year cycle exploring adolescence.
For more information visit www.WhyWaldorfWorks.org or contact Connie Starzynski, cstarzynski@awsna.org

There will be courses in Chicago at the Arcticus Summer Institute in June. For a flyer with more details, please click here.

Events at the Pfeiffer Center
The Pfeiffer Center in Chestnut Ridge, NY offers several interesting and informative courses on topics such as biodynamic agriculture, organic beekeeping, and vegetable gardening. For information about courses please call  845-352-5020 x20 or email info@pfeiffercenter.org, or visit their website at www.pfeiffercenter.org

  • February 20:  Introduction to Organic Beekeeping: Preparing a New Hive for Spring, with Chris Harp. This hands-on workshop will get beginners started with their first hive.
  • March 27: Beginning a Vegetable Garden, with Mac Mead. Get started with your first garden or refresh basic skills.
  • April 17: Raised Beds workshop with Mac Mead. This \workshop will start with hand methods and work up to large-scale tractor work.
  • April 23-24: Organic Beekeeping Workshop, with Ross Conrad and Chris Harp. Sign up early for this popular annual event! For beginners and experienced beekeepers who wish to learn the most natural, holistic methods of caring for bees.
  • June 5: The Role of the Horse in the Farm Organism. A hands-on workshop about the role of this important farm animal in biodynamic agriculture.
  • July 17: Continuing the Vegetable Garden, with Mac Mead. Keep your garden growing and thriving through the fall, with this one-day workshop. Mid-season and late summer tasks will be covered, including composting.
  • August 7: Garden to Table cooking workshop, with Anthony LoPinto.

A New Impulse
A three-day conference for Waldorf professionals with Christof Weichert, leader of the Pedagogical Section, will be held in San Rafael, CA, February 18-20, 2013.  For more information and to register online visit www.bacwtt.org or call 415.332.2133.

International Postgraduate Course in Anthroposophic Medicine
Presented by the Physicians’ Association for Anthroposophic Medicine (PAAM) on May 7th-14th, 2013 in the San Francisco area.  The International Postgraduate Medical Training (IPMT), led by international experts in the field, offers medical doctors a comprehensive introduction to anthroposophic medicine (AM). Participants will explore: practical anthroposophic diagnosis and therapy, ways of strengthening diagnostic faculties, and inner development for physicians, bringing new vision as well as new therapies to their medical work. For more information and a registration form, please follow this link.

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