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Botanical Illustration Workshop (& wild weed walk) w/Jocelyn Toffic

Please join us in the early days of autumn as we take a leisurely stroll along the Cocheco riverbank to collect specimens of flora. Field guides encouraged. We will take our collections back to the cozy gathering space at Avalon, where we will identify and learn to translate our little plant friends into botanical illustrations using graphite, ink, colored pencil, and watercolors. Hot cider provided.
Led by local artist, Jocelyn Toffic

$15-$30 sliding scale
Non-members may purchase a $15 day pass to enjoy our member pricing for this event
advance tix required
(members may venmo to reserve their spot)

We wish to include all economic strata in all of our endeavors. Sliding scale pricing seems to accomplish this end nicely. If you have the financial means please pay the full 30, so that we may accommodate those with lesser financial means.

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The Avalon Card will be mailed to you
But your membership privileges take effect immediately


Part of Avalon North’s mission is to work against age division. We encourage all ages:: teens to octogenarians:: as we know we all have much to learn and much to teach. Knowledge shared = magic.
A subset of this mission is our wish to engage mothers with children in tow, as we feel much of American society prefers mothers with children to stay at home or confine themselves to the Mcdonald's ball pit. We will actively fight against this compartmentalization of motherhood.

 In addition to kid-centered events programming
Our Child Welcoming Policy is as follows:

Infants always welcome at all times without exception.

Mildly to Extremely well-behaved Children of all genders under 18 are welcome at all events, (unless otherwise noted in the case of certain adult topics or for some open hours and events where mothers and the rest of us, may enjoy a break from all children including our own)

If your child walks a fine line between badly and mildly well behaved (as they all have at certain points in their lives, feel free to come and try, and if you have to take the little darling home, there will be no judgment and you will be reimbursed the cost of your admittance)

If the event is not geared specifically for children, please be aware that this is an adult women’s club and adults will be speaking freely and sometimes swears happen. We welcome and adore children, but we do not give them thrones

Children under 14 are free with an adult ticket