Past Events

Bereavement Companionship

Zoom Session #3

with MERA School House 

a 7 Week Bereavement Zoom SessioN

October 18th until November 29th, 2021

January/ February 2021 MERA Speaker' Series

guest speaker with AL Howard: 

Restorative Communication Circles / building Community

MERA Schoolhouse

Bereavement Zoom Session #2

 20 week Session/ March-July, 2021

MERA Bereavement Zoom Circle/ 7 week Session #1

November/December 2021

Lanark County Community Justice  

 Restorative Communication. 

Conflict Resolution Circle, March 2021

September & October 2021

Stewart Park Sound Centering Circle Sessions

in the Bandstand.

 Bereavement Certification Courses

with Maria Kliavkoff -  Basics of Bereavement Support and Complicated, Traumatic

and Pandemic Grief 67 hour Training. May-November, 2021

 

March Break 2021:

Forest Connection Youth Program 

Cancelled due to pandemic

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PA DAY Forest Connection YOUTH Programs in the Lanark HIGHLANDS

November/December 2019 / January 2020

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October 2019 Conscious Dying Institute  

Death Doula Grief Ceremony 

Laurie offered a 3 hour musical sound entering experience in a grief ceremony  for death doulas in the Sacred Passage Doula Certificate program with Conscious Dying Institute/Ottawa. 

Conscious Dying Institute: "Why We Do This Work: To Restore Death To Its Sacred Place in the Beauty, Mystery, And Celebration Life; Creating A Caring Healing Culture of End of Life Doulas Who  Contribute To The Evolution Of Human Consciousness."

 PA DAY YOUTH FOREST PROGRAM in the Highlands

 2016- 2020

MERA SchoolHouse

Sound Centering Workshops 2019 

Drummond Central Elementary School

Outdoor Classroom, September 2019:
Seed saving in the Native Perennial

Mandala Garden's Outdoor Classroom

Grief Cafe Circle Facilitator  

Circle Cafe with Lanark County Home Support. (2019-2020)

Bereavement Circle Co facilitator

 Bereavement Circle groups

7 week Programs with LCHS/ 2018-2020

LCHS Volunteer for Hospice Visiting Service 2018-2021  

Bereavement Circle Facilitation- Grief Cafe: Offering emotional support to people and their family/caregiver 

August 2019 Blue Skies Workshop

Holistic Sound Centering Workshop Facilitator 

Back to the Land and  Mindful Self-Care for Tweens

Summer Parent/Child Programs

July, 2019 

Come Wander along Perth's Riverbanks!

Parent and Child River Connection - Summer  Wonder Program

Lanark Highlands Library

Nature Immersion Youth Program at Lanark Library

Children gather to play and explore sensory awareness activities in the playing field behind the library . July 2019

 

Upper Canada District School Board. Drummond Central Elementary School: Naturalizing the elementary school playground with Cardinal Direction

Mandala gardens. Sept. 2018 - June 2019.

Maple Grove Elementary School:

Nature Immersion and restorative communication in

the outdoor classroom. (2017-2018)

Nations Grand River Water Walk 2019

March 10th, 2019

IInternational Women's Conference 

  Sensory Awareness,

Sound Centering, Knowledge Sharing Circle

March 11th to 15th, 2019:

March Break Nature Immersion

Youth Program

February 14th, 2019

Nature Immersion and Restorative Communication with the Cub Scouts

Nature Immersion/ Outdoor Learning slow release programs at Drummond Central Elementary School

The outdoor classroom on the Elementary School Playground.  outdoor classroom development : students, teachers and administrators are now more comfortable in taking their learning outdoors. September 2018 - June 2019

Parent and Child Nature Immersion workshops on Elementary School Playground: 

demonstrated on the elementary school playground alongside naturalizing the outdoor  classroom with native and common perennial garden Guilds / 2019

Forest Connection in Lanark Highlands

2019 PA Days: November 30th, 2018. February 1st.

for Limestone District School Board students.

2018 PA Day Programs

Forest Connection in Lanark Highlands

for Upper Canada District School Board students and home-school students

December 2018-January 2019: Conscious Aging Workshop Series. Cultivating Wisdom, Connect with Others, Celebrate Life (Institute of Noetic Sciences). Laurie is attending a Workshop Series of Self Reflection and Conversational Circles, hosted by guest speaker and Life Celebrant Practitioner Patti Koeslag- through Hospice/ Lanark County Home Support. 

 

Summer 2018:

Nature Immersion Programs for Youth 

New Moon Overnight Camp (for Girls ages 9-12).Nature Connection Summer programming (for ages 4-8).

 

Restorative Communication Circle at The TABLE, Perth:

June 2018- Restorative discussions about restoring the soil and the mycelium connection for all ages.

 

Blueskies 2018 Music Festival-Holistic Workshop, Clarendon- July, 2018

Mycelium Wandering and Nature Immersion workshop for all ages.

 

Lanark County Community Justice

 Restorative Communication Circle Facilitator in Elementary Schools. 

2016-2018 

December 4th, 11th 2018:
Creative Writing and Nature Connection Program (for girls ages 8-12)
 

December 2018-January 2019: Conscious Aging Workshop Series. Cultivating Wisdom, Connect with Others, Celebrate Life (Institute of Noetic Sciences). Laurie is attending a Workshop Series of Self Reflection and Conversational Circles, hosted by guest speaker and Life Celebrant Practitioner Patti Koeslag- through Hospice/ Lanark County Home Support. 

Summer 2018 Events:
Nature Immersion Programs for Youth
New Moon Overnight Camp (for Girls ages 9-12).
Nature Connection Summer programming (for ages 4-8).

Restorative Communication Circle at The TABLE, Perth: June 2018- Restorative discussions about restoring the soil and the mycelium connection for all ages.

Blueskies 2018 Music Festival-
Holistic Workshop, Clarendon- July, 2018
Mycelium Wandering and Nature Immersion workshop for all ages.
Lanark County Community Justice 2016-2018 
Restorative Communication Circle Facilitator in Elementary Schools.