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August 2019

Story Time on the Farm

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until October 15, 2019

Story Time on the Farm Join other families on the farm for a fun and educational hour of storytelling and a unique hands-on experience based on the seasonal happenings around the farm.  Families are invited to pack a picnic to enjoy after the story hour. No registration required - $5 per family 3rd Tuesday of each month April - October, 10am – 11am

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Book Talks: Homesteading

August 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Book Talks Explore a variety of topics ranging from agriculture, nature writers and homesteading. Librarian Liz Barker will help you discover a treasure of great reading. Meets the 4th Friday each  month. Date: Friday, August 23, 2019 Time: 6:30 pm - 8 pm Cost: $10/year. Payment at first meeting attending.  

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September 2019

Herb Study Group

September 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

This participant–led group has members well versed in the knowledge and use of herbs. During the December in-home luncheon members brainstorm to create the following year’s monthly programs. The group maintains Stratford’s herb garden during the meeting, gaining valuable hands-on experience. Members share in the harvest from the garden. Whether a new herbalist or a pro, all are made welcome. Time: 1pm- 3pm Cost: $10/year: payment at first meeting attending

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Family Farm Chores

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until October 12, 2019

Family Farm Chores Expose your family to where their food really comes from by joining Stratford’s Farmer during morning chores.  Take a turn feeding the goats and sheep, put your hand under a hen while collecting eggs and pacify the hungry hogs with homegrown grains and more! 9am – 11am $15 per family, limit 6 families per month Registration required Cancellations MUST BE RECEIVED 14  DAYS PRIOR to program date for full refund.

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Story Time on the Farm

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until October 15, 2019

Story Time on the Farm Join other families on the farm for a fun and educational hour of storytelling and a unique hands-on experience based on the seasonal happenings around the farm.  Families are invited to pack a picnic to enjoy after the story hour. No registration required - $5 per family 3rd Tuesday of each month April - October, 10am – 11am

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Stratford Photography Club

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 21, 2019

Photography Club Calling all photography enthusiasts to become members of our photography club. Monthly meetings will provide an opportunity to share photos and knowledge, learn techniques from local experts, and photograph landscapes, animals, gardens and more. All skill levels welcome! Bring your camera, even if it’s your phone, and wander the fields and forest of Stratford to capture the abundant beauty of the seasons. Meets January - November on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Time: 1pm-3pm Cost: $20/year. Payable…

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Book Talks: Underground Railroad

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Book Talks Explore a variety of topics ranging from agriculture, nature writers and homesteading. Librarian Liz Barker will help you discover a treasure of great reading. Meets the 4th Friday each  month. Date: Friday, September 27, 2019 Time: 6:30 pm - 8 pm Cost: $10/year. Payment at first meeting attending.  

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Harvest Fair

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Harvest Fair Saturday, September 28, 10am – 3pm $5 per person (Under age 3 free) Help us celebrate the harvest at one of Stratford’s biggest events of the year! Kids of all ages can discover their inner farmer at this family friendly event.  Climb a tractor, paint your face, feed the chickens, ride a horse drawn wagon, and hike the trails. It is a great opportunity to get the kids outside to have fun with the Stratford family!  Don’t forget…

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October 2019

Fall Woodcarving Series

October 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on [day], repeating until October 29, 2019

Woodcarving - Fall Tuesdays, 5:30 - 7:30pm October 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 $10 per person, additional material fees will be discussed at the first meeting. This series of learning sessions is open to all prior attendees & to new carvers.  You will create your own wood art pieces suitable for display or framing for family or friends.  If you have current projects or unfinished pieces from prior classes let’s get them done together.  We will also start projects…

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Herb Study Group

October 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2019

Herb Study This participant–led group has members well versed in the knowledge and use of herbs. During the December in-home luncheon members brainstorm to create the following year’s monthly programs. The group maintains Stratford’s herb garden during the meeting, gaining valuable hands-on experience. Members share in the harvest from the garden. Whether a new herbalist or a pro, all are made welcome. Time: 1pm- 3pm Cost: $10/year Payment at first meeting attending OR pay on-line!

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Fall Woodcarving Series

October 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on [day], repeating until October 29, 2019

Woodcarving - Fall Tuesdays, 5:30 - 7:30pm October 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 $10 per person, additional material fees will be discussed at the first meeting. This series of learning sessions is open to all prior attendees & to new carvers.  You will create your own wood art pieces suitable for display or framing for family or friends.  If you have current projects or unfinished pieces from prior classes let’s get them done together.  We will also start projects…

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Nothing Missing Leadership Workshop

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Nothing Missing Leadership Workshop with Jim Drescher October 9 & 10, 9am to 5pm Nothing Missing Leadership is about knowing who we are as humans and how we would like to show up at this time of climatic, social, and political crisis. How can we be fully alive and deeply helpful – free from both denial and despair? Complex natural systems offer useful models for how we can build a sane society, including individuals, families, communities and countries. What are…

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Fall Family Campfire

October 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Campfire Arrive at 5pm to visit the animals before taking a wagon ride at 6pm along the pastures, prairie and woods to the campfire beside the pond.  Explore the prairie paths and banks of the pond before roasting hotdogs and marshmallows.  Settle down with a cup of hot cider to listen to a story and join a sing-along.  Return in the dark on an optional night hike to the patio where each child may choose a pumpkin to take home. …

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Family Farm Chores

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until October 12, 2019

Family Farm Chores Expose your family to where their food really comes from by joining Stratford’s Farmer during morning chores.  Take a turn feeding the goats and sheep, put your hand under a hen while collecting eggs and pacify the hungry hogs with homegrown grains and more! 9am – 11am $15 per family, limit 6 families per month Registration required Cancellations MUST BE RECEIVED 14  DAYS PRIOR to program date for full refund.

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Story Time on the Farm

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until October 15, 2019

Story Time on the Farm Join other families on the farm for a fun and educational hour of storytelling and a unique hands-on experience based on the seasonal happenings around the farm.  Families are invited to pack a picnic to enjoy after the story hour. No registration required - $5 per family 3rd Tuesday of each month April - October, 10am – 11am

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Fall Woodcarving Series

October 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on [day], repeating until October 29, 2019

Woodcarving - Fall Tuesdays, 5:30 - 7:30pm October 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 $10 per person, additional material fees will be discussed at the first meeting. This series of learning sessions is open to all prior attendees & to new carvers.  You will create your own wood art pieces suitable for display or framing for family or friends.  If you have current projects or unfinished pieces from prior classes let’s get them done together.  We will also start projects…

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Stratford Photography Club

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 21, 2019

Photography Club Calling all photography enthusiasts to become members of our photography club. Monthly meetings will provide an opportunity to share photos and knowledge, learn techniques from local experts, and photograph landscapes, animals, gardens and more. All skill levels welcome! Bring your camera, even if it’s your phone, and wander the fields and forest of Stratford to capture the abundant beauty of the seasons. Meets January - November on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Time: 1pm-3pm Cost: $20/year. Payable…

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Small Farmers

October 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 23, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on October 22, 2019 at 9:30am

Small Farmers - October Bring your little one out to discover Stratford as they become a farmer for a day.  You and your child will interact with the animals as you help with morning chores. For children ages 2-5 and their adult companion. $10 per child. Advanced registration required. Cancellations MUST BE RECEIVED 14 DAYS PRIOR to program date for full refund.

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Fall Woodcarving Series

October 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on [day], repeating until October 29, 2019

Woodcarving - Fall Tuesdays, 5:30 - 7:30pm October 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 $10 per person, additional material fees will be discussed at the first meeting. This series of learning sessions is open to all prior attendees & to new carvers.  You will create your own wood art pieces suitable for display or framing for family or friends.  If you have current projects or unfinished pieces from prior classes let’s get them done together.  We will also start projects…

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Book Talks: Spiders

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Book Talks Explore a variety of topics ranging from agriculture, nature writers and homesteading. Librarian Liz Barker will help you discover a treasure of great reading. Meets the 4th Friday each  month. Date: Friday, October 25, 2019 Time: 6:30 pm - 8 pm Cost: $10/year. Payment at first meeting attending.  

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Fall Woodcarving Series

October 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on [day], repeating until October 29, 2019

Woodcarving - Fall Tuesdays, 5:30 - 7:30pm October 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 $10 per person, additional material fees will be discussed at the first meeting. This series of learning sessions is open to all prior attendees & to new carvers.  You will create your own wood art pieces suitable for display or framing for family or friends.  If you have current projects or unfinished pieces from prior classes let’s get them done together.  We will also start projects…

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November 2019

Herb Study Group

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2019

Herb Study This participant–led group has members well versed in the knowledge and use of herbs. During the December in-home luncheon members brainstorm to create the following year’s monthly programs. The group maintains Stratford’s herb garden during the meeting, gaining valuable hands-on experience. Members share in the harvest from the garden. Whether a new herbalist or a pro, all are made welcome. Time: 1pm- 3pm Cost: $10/year Payment at first meeting attending OR pay on-line!

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Stratford Photography Club

November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 21, 2019

Photography Club Calling all photography enthusiasts to become members of our photography club. Monthly meetings will provide an opportunity to share photos and knowledge, learn techniques from local experts, and photograph landscapes, animals, gardens and more. All skill levels welcome! Bring your camera, even if it’s your phone, and wander the fields and forest of Stratford to capture the abundant beauty of the seasons. Meets January - November on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Time: 1pm-3pm Cost: $20/year. Payable…

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Book Talks: Holiday Traditions

November 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Book Talks Explore a variety of topics ranging from agriculture, nature writers and homesteading. Librarian Liz Barker will help you discover a treasure of great reading. Meets the 4th Friday each  month. Date: Friday, November 22, 2019 Time: 6:30 pm - 8 pm Cost: $10/year. Payment at first meeting attending.  

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December 2019

Herb Study Group

December 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2019

Herb Study This participant–led group has members well versed in the knowledge and use of herbs. During the December in-home luncheon members brainstorm to create the following year’s monthly programs. The group maintains Stratford’s herb garden during the meeting, gaining valuable hands-on experience. Members share in the harvest from the garden. Whether a new herbalist or a pro, all are made welcome. Time: 1pm- 3pm Cost: $10/year Payment at first meeting attending OR pay on-line!

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Book Talks: Juvenile Nature Literature

December 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Book Talks Explore a variety of topics ranging from agriculture, nature writers and homesteading. Librarian Liz Barker will help you discover a treasure of great reading. Meets the 4th Friday each  month. Date: Friday, December 20, 2019 Time: 6:30 pm - 8 pm Cost: $10/year. Payment at first meeting attending

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