CLASSES / EVENTS

Presented by the
Circle Legacy Center

The Circle Legacy Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and empowering Native Americans. Through a variety of cultural events, community projects, and business assistance, CLC honors and supports the First Nations Peoples of the Americas regionally and nationally. They invite you to explore the rich cultural traditions of Native Americans by attending one of their classes, demonstrations or events held througout the season at Blue Rock Heritage Center.

MAY 16

STORIES AROUND
THE CAMPFIRE

Uhma Ruth Py / Lenape Tribal Elder / Wolf Clan

Ruth will share artifacts, history and stories of the Native American past and discuss the future.

Bring a blanket.

6 – 7:30 pm / Free Event

JUNE 6

SOAPSTONE
CARVING

Randy Whitlock / Carver

 Class conducted around a camp fire. Bring a carving knife and rasp. Soapstone will be supplied. We also suggest you bring a stick and some marshmellows. Registration required.

10 – 2 pm / $8

Registration required:

maryannrobins@comcast.net

717.435.5729

JULY 11

PORCUPINE
QUILLWORK

MaryAnn Robins / Onondaga Nation

Natives used porcupines for food and as a source for jewelry and embroidery. Choose to make a necklace or earrings.

 

Class limit of 15 / 1 – 4 pm / $10

Registration required:

maryannrobins@comcast.net

717.435.5729

AUGUST 15

Crafts from Wood,
Plants and Animals

A Show-and-Tell presentation of the natural craft work of Native Americans—utilizing everything they could with practically no waste.

7 – 9 pm / $5 per Family

SEPTEMBER 19

MEDICINE BAG

MaryAnn Robins / Onondaga Nation

Review of the types of Native American

medicine bags used – and you leave with one you make yourself.

 

Class limit of 15 / 10 am – Noon / $10

Registration required:

maryannrobins@comcast.net

717.435.5729

OCTOBER 10

TWINED
CORN HUSK

MaryAnn Robins / Onondaga Nation

Native corn farmers not only ate the corn but used the husks for many other things. You'll learn to make a basket. Bring scissor and needle-nose pliers. Pack a lunch.

 

11 am – 4 pm / $10

Registration required:

maryannrobins@comcast.net

717.435.5729

NOVEMBER 21

THE ORIGIN OF
THANKSGIVING

What the Natives and the Pilgrims eat? Who came to the table? How long did it last? What the Wampanoag thought. And, what the Pilgrims wrote. A perspective you may not have heard. 

 

7 – 9 pm / Free

Information:

maryannrobins@comcast.net

717.435.5729

Blue Rock Heritage Center

2251 River Road

Post Office Box 6

Washington Boro, PA 17582

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Blue Rock Heritage Center

Admission is free.

Donations are appreciated.

Open by appointment for

large groups.