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Bringing the Power of Imagination to Your Garden at the Forest Floor Fairy Tale Succulent Garden Workshop

 

Children of all ages will find the Forest Floor Fairy Tale Succulent Garden Workshop a fascinating way to introduce the principles of gardening by adding a little wonder at the Desert Botanical Garden.

 

The workshop lets children plant their own magical garden made just for their garden fairies, making sure that their garden has all the elements it needs to grow.  Materials are provided as part of The Forest Floor experience so that children and families can build the perfect garden during the workshop.

 

When the workshop is done, participants can bring their work home with them to plant while letting their imaginations soar, giving them an introduction to gardening they'll treasure forever.

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Give Children the Gift of Imagination with the Forest Floor Wooden Spoon Puppet Workshop

 

Inspired by the surroundings of the Forest Floor, Phoenix artist Roy Watson Valle heads one of the most interesting children's events of the summer: the Forest Floor Wooden Spoon Puppet Workshop. An entire fantasy world filled with ogres, elves, fairies, witches and their talking cats is explored through puppets made from wooden spoons!

 

Designed to help participants see the wonder around of even the "ordinary" world around them, the Forest Floor Wooden Spoon Puppet Workshop allows you to create your own whimsical designs and contributions to the wonderful imaginary world of wooden spoon puppets. For children of all ages, the workshop is on August 6 at The Gallery at Civic Center Library.

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Startup School Summer 2015

 

The next session of Startup School for Summer 2015 has begun with the next class on July 29. Aspiring entrepreneurs can sign up for an intensive 18-week course which covers everything needed to get your business from idea to implementation. ASU's Startup School program guides new entrepreneurs through the process of moving from an idea to a full-fledged business plan in 18 weeks. Focused on Lean Launch methodology, the main focus of the program is on customer development and bootstrapping, as well as how to develop your product and build the right team.

 

Though not required for the in-person classes at ASU Skysong, it's a good idea to go through the online curriculum for startup school to have a stronger background going through the class.

 

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Ace Atkins Author Event and Movie Screening

 

New York Times best-selling author Ace Atkins is doing a signing event an exclusive event at the Scottsdale Library Wednesday, July 22 between 6:30-9:00 PM. Not only will the author be available for signings of his new book, The Redeemers, there will also be a screening of the cult classic Billy Jack.

 

Being character that changed the way Americans saw their action heroes, Billy Jack remains an inspiration for much of Ace Atkins' own characters. The author has done a good deal of study and analysis on the Billy Jack's effect on cinema, literature, and culture.

 

Join us July 22 for this unique event. Tickets for the Ace Atkins Author Event are available by purchasing a copy of The Redeemers at the Poisoned Pen Bookstore or on-site.

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Experience Matters Coffee Talk

 

The next Experience Matters Coffee Talk will be July 29 at Legacy, where passionate professionals over the age of 50 can talk shop, find possible service and business opportunities, and get to know one another.

 

At these unique Coffee Talk events, new discovery workshops, books and events to you as a professional are discussed. Discussions about professional opportunities are in a relaxed environment where participants can share stories, answer questions, network and learn more about others in the professional community.

 

If you've been looking for a way to network with professional peers in your area, there's no better place than at Experience Matters Coffee Talks.  While it's a great idea to invite friends (and encouraged), don't forget that seating is limited at these exclusive events.