Monthly MeetUp - Making LLV Dairy Princess Float Signage

Join in the fun on the third Wednesday of each month!

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                  Local Living Venture

       Sign-Making & Parade Planning Gathering

                      ~ all are welcome to join in the fun! ~      

          Help create our Dairy Princess Parade contingent!
                             Share with others
                                                   Have fun!

This year's Dairy Princess Parade is on Saturday, June 4 in downtown Canton, NY. 
We always have a booth in the park, but this year we want to have a float contingent in the parade as well!

   ***   We're working on a horse-drawn wagon - how cool, right!  Some folks can be on the wagon, which we may want to dress out or detail in some specific way, and a bunch of folks will follow wearing signs representing workshops, events, skills, and concepts that the LLV helps to share with our community year-round!
   ***   Your ideas, time and good energy are key to making this happen - come on down!
Wear a sign and march in the parade, come up with a great "hand-out" for the parade viewers that's not full of sugar, tie in to the dairy theme in creative ways - help before or during the parade - it's gonna be a blast!

   ***   Call (315) 347.4223 or Email for details at See you there!

 Sign Making & Planning Gathering 
Wednesday, May 18 

 5 until 9 pm - drop in any time as you are able!
Refreshments provided by   Nature's Storehouse 

24 Dry Bridge Road (intersection with Red Lobster)
Norwood, NY
(315) 347-4223 for directions or details prior to that day
(315) 261-1926 for directions that day (text best, calls okay!)

 Family Friendly and FREE 
 (though small free-will donations for the venue fees and LLV program growth appreciated.)

Cardboard, paint brushes, markers, smocks or aprons, good ideas, fun thoughts! 
We will be working in an indoor/outdoor space.
Healthy snacks provided, thanks to Nature's Storehouse!

PLEASE ALSO JOIN US for your monthly Simple Living Exchange & Potluck Gathering on the third Saturday of each month - details can be found on our events schedule HERE.

Hospitality provided with the generous support of Nature's Storehouse - St. Lawrence County’s most complete natural products store, offering a wide variety of local, natural and organic goods. Locally owned and operated, committed to supporting wellness for both individuals and our community. Nature’s Storehouse in Canton, NY is a natural foods store, health food store, vegetarian deli, vitamin and supplement retailer, grocery store and more…

Please patronize these wonderful folks who do so much for our community!

Thanks so much for your community spirit and connectedness!  We hope to see you there!
from the Local Living Venture team
(315) 347-4223


Every month we feature a different meet-up
Local Living Venture
Skill-Sharing, Bulk Food Fiesta and Make-n-Take Gatherings

These monthly gatherings feature skill-sharing, bulk food-making, make-it-take it, and other activities. If you would like to join us to learn more about our vision and mission, we'd love to see you there. 

For details on this month's event, see the highlighted portion above.
Bookmark our events page to check in on the activities, held on the third Wednesday of each month!

    All are welcome to join us at our monthly gathering featuring:

  • Skill-sharing demo's and show-n-tell (bring your interesting project or hobby to share!)

  • Bulk food-making (alternating months) where we all cook up a beautiful mess of food and share in the bounty - take some home to freeze and have healthy meals later!

  • Make-it-take it projects utilizing sustainably sourced items, etc.

  • Service projects (to benefit LLV events, organizing and/or others)

  • Many other activities (some of which perhaps you can suggest!)

Held every third Wednesday of the month starting at either 5 pm or 6:30, going until 8 or 9ish, or whenever we're done!
Alternating Canton/Potsdam venues.
FREE, but a small donation is appreciated to benefit LLV programs.
Some bulk cooking events will be on a shared cost basis though we will attempt to have the foodstuffs donated by friendly local farms, CSA's, individuals, and stores.

          Learn "simple living" skills!
                             Share with others
                                                   Have fun!

Call (315) 347.4223 or Email for details at
See you there!


The Local Living Venture coordinates near-weekly Resourceful Living Skills Workshops,
community events and information exchanges - sharing traditional rural and simple living skills
for a healthy and capable community.
We collaborate in presenting these life-long learning events with generous community members
who have skills and knowledge to share.

   T h e   L o c a l   L i v i n g  V e n t u r e
Sharing Knowledge from the Past  ~  Building Skills for the Future

The Local Living Venture is coordinated entirely by volunteers.
With a small staff, and your support, we make big things happen!
Local Living Venture Website
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          315. 347. 4223    *     PO Box 736  Canton, NY 13617
A 501(c)(3) non-profit, made possible with support from North Country Savings Bank
Website made possible by the Northern New York Community Foundation


May 18th, 2016 5:00 PM   through   9:00 PM
42 Elm St.
On the wedge between Rt. 11 (Lawrence Ave.) and 11B (Elm St.)
Kitty corner from Village office complex, on the "interesting" intersection nearest the Potsdam
Potsdam, NY 13676
United States

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