Oct
28
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DB Outreach: Volunteer & DB Ambassador Zoom Meeting
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

DB Volunteer & ambassador zoom Meeting

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Mark your calendars for a night of sharing you won’t want to miss.  Beginning with some inspirational ideas, followed by highlights from local activities that happened this Summer and Fall.  Exciting updates on upcoming plans.   Things are coming together for DiscoveryBound participants of all ages and you’ll want you to be part of the action.  Plus, get updates on DB’s Outreach, NLC, and Compass programs!  Please RSVP and plan to attend one of the two sessions!

1st Session: 8:00pm EDT, 7:00pm CDT, 6:00pm MDT, 5:00pm PDT

2nd Session: 10:00pm EDT, 9:00pm CDT, 8:00pm MDT, 7:00pm PDT

Please email to RSVP:

[email protected] (Eastern Region)

[email protected] (Western Region)

[email protected] (20s/30s)

 

Oct
29
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DB Outreach: Halloween Fun for All-Ages – Central Florida @ Jennie Webster's Home
Oct 29 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Halloween Fun for All-Ages
Friday, October 29, 2021 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Come for some or all of the evening, and bring your friends!

Join us for food, fun, and a group viewing of the movie Monsters, Inc.
5:30-6:30 Pumpkin Carving
6:30-7:15 Dinner
7:15-9:00 Movie

Location:  Jennie Webster’s Home, 1311 Essex Rd. Winter Park, FL 32789
RSVP by Wednesday, October 27 is helpful for planning purposes
Questions?  Jennie Webster [email protected] or Wendy Landry [email protected]

Nov
6
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DB Outreach: All-Ages Florida Fall Event @ Fort De Soto Park
Nov 6 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

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ALL- AGES Florida Fall Event – Registration is NOW open!

Come join DiscoveryBound Outreach in the beautiful outdoors for a day at Fort De Soto Park in Tierra Verde, Florida. This is a wonderful opportunity to discover the natural beauty of the park while being with other Christian Scientists and friends at the beach, kayaking, biking while in an uplifting atmosphere. We will have a private pavilion, serve a delicious lunch and hear from an inspirational speaker. Everyone is invited to explore the scenic water views and award-winning beach – you won’t want to miss this fun event and the opportunity to meet new friends.

Metaphysical Theme:
“Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbor as thyself.”  (Luke 10:27)

Who:
All-Ages – CS families, 20s/30s, adults, and your friends of all faiths
(all youth must be accompanied by a parent/guardian)

When:
Saturday, November 6, 2021 | 9:30am – 4:30pm EST

Location:
Fort De Soto Park, 3500 Pinellas Bayway S. Tierra Verde, FL 33715
East Beach, Pavilion #14

Cost: (financial aid is available to all participants – see below for further information)
$20 per person includes kayaking, biking, lunch, inspirational speaker & FUN!
(Children 2 and under are free but still need to register)
$5.00 Fort De Soto Park – parking fee (you pay at the gate during entry)

Registration financial aid is available for all participants and for those families that are traveling from afar and need lodging.
For those families that are traveling from afar and need financial aid for lodging we are offering up to $75.00 per family.  Financial Aid is available up to 1/2 of the registration fee per person. Deposit a minimum of $10
To apply for financial aid please complete this form:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScKBAGLV-bJOH33hOufY6ohVZTz2VC2fUZPcGk-YzV_Nc9Uvw/viewform

Lodging: – If you are driving from afar here are some options close to Fort De Soto, Park
Fort De Soto Park Campground – SOLD OUT, but feel free to call and see if there are any cancellations – 727-582-2100
Quality Inn & Suites St. Petersburg – Clearwater Airport, 
3655 Hospitality Lane,  Clearwater, 33762, FL
Hampton Inn & Suites Clearwater/St. Petersburg-Ulmerton Road, 4050 Ulmerton Rd, Clearwater, 33762, FL

Cancellation Fee:  Cancellation fee is based on 50% of your registration fee. A maximum of $10.00 registration cancellation fee if cancelled by Friday, October 22, 2021
No Refund deadlineOctober 22, 2021

Questions?  Contact Lori Selby at [email protected] or 781-956-9035

TENTATIVE AGENDA:
9:30 a.m. – Welcome & Games
10:30 – Kayaking for DB Group or beach time
12:30 – Catered Lunch
1:30 – Inspirational Speaker – Donna Black, CS
2:00 – 4:00 Biking or beach time (feel free to bring your own bike)
4:00 – Highlights & Gratitude

Event will be run in accordance with the current local and state regulations at that time.

This event is generously subsidized by the Asher Student Foundation.

 

Nov
9
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DB Outreach: Four Seasons Book Club @ Zoom
Nov 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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DB Four Seasons Book Club

We’re excited to announce our quarterly virtual book club for all adults! Tuesday, November 9th at 8:30pm EDT/ 7:30pm CDT / 6:30pm MDT / 5:30pm PDT will be our first one!

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown, will be our first book. 
It’s the bestselling true story about the University of Washington rowing team and their thrilling challenges and sacrifices in the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

If you are interested in joining us, please email us at [email protected] We can’t wait to discuss a variety of books with everyone!  If you have any recommendations? Let us know.

Schedule:

  • 1st Book Club (November 9)
    • Present Next Book at Meeting & on the Calendar Event Page
  • 2nd Book Club (February tbd)
    • Present Next Book at Meeting & on the Calendar Event Page
  • 3rd Book Club (May tbd)
    • Present Next Book at Meeting & on the Calendar Event Page
  • 4th Book Club (August tdb)
    • Present Next Book at Meeting & on the Calendar Event Page

 

 

 

Nov
18
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DB Outreach: All-Ages Virtual Watercolor Class
Nov 18 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for a fun, creative and inspiring hour of watercolor painting with Kelly Foxton.

Date: Thursday, November 18, 2021
Time: (7:00pm EST, 6:00pm CST, 5:00pm MST, 4:00pm PST)
Duration: 1 hour
Target group: All ages (Space is limited)

Description:

During each class Kelly will guide you through the step-by-step process of creating two simple, beautiful watercolor paintings.  Each class will open with a fun, relaxing abstract “watercolor warm up” followed by step-by-step instructions on how to create a second painting with more depth and detail.  We will be working with a different theme each class.

Themes will include:
  • trees, flowers & other plants;
  • mammals, birds & insects;
  • barns, houses & other structures;
  • landscapes & sea-scapes…and more
No previous experience is necessary.
Required materials:
– two 8″x10″ sheets of watercolor paper (for best results use140 lb. cold pressed watercolor paper)
– one soft bristled, medium sized watercolor paint brush
– watercolor paint (if using liquid watercolors from a tube, you will need a plastic lid or pie plate to mix colors on)
– masking tape
– flat, hard surface or drawing board
– pencil
– table salt
– cup of water
– paper towels

 

RSVP Required:  Lori Selby at [email protected] to get the Zoom Link closer to the time.

 

About Kelly…
     Kelly Foxton is a self taught Canadian artist.  She was raised in rural Ontario surrounded by farms and forests.  It was there that she developed a deep sense of respect and admiration for the beauty and innate spirituality of the natural world.
     Kelly works in a wide variety of artistic styles and mediums ranging from highly detailed, realistic pencil drawings, to loosely executed landscape impressionism and color studies in watercolor and pastel.
     She is best known for her work as a wildlife artist and author/illustrator of the children’s book titled “Mother Nature Knows…” 
     Kelly currently lives with her husband and the youngest of her three children near Bear River, Nova Scotia, Canada.
     To view some of Kelly Foxton’s artwork, please visit http://www.kellyfoxton.ca
Nov
21
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DB Outreach: Adult Friendsgiving
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE:  Friendsgiving for Adults

When:  Sunday, November 21
EST 7:00 p.m. CST 6:00 p.m. MST 5:00 p.m. PST 4:00 p.m.

We’re planning a special virtual Friendsgiving event to celebrate our wonderful DB ADULT friends and volunteers. We will begin the event with a few readings/inspiration from a CS practitioner, and then enjoy some yummy soup while sharing gratitude together as a group.
Do you have a special soup that we can all enjoy together making ahead of time?

RSVP – [email protected] & [email protected]

Dec
4
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DB Outreach: All-Ages Southern California Whale Watch & Marine Life Exploration
Dec 4 all-day

Event Flyer   Adult / Family Registration   Financial Aid Form

Southern California Whale Watch and Marine Life Exploration – All Ages

Join DiscoveryBound for an experience you won’t forget. 

Tickets are limited so sign up now!

With a focus on education, the Ocean Institute’s marine educators will take our group on a chartered expedition for people of all ages on the R/V Sea Explorer (a 65’ research vessel).  Enjoy your time with friends, old and new, as we search for ocean life including whales, dolphins, sea lions and many others. We will learn about the ocean from top to bottom while searching for some of the world’s largest and smallest creatures during the 2.5-hour long whale watching adventure. The Ocean Institute provides the only whale watching trip in Dana Point that allows you to be marine biologists for the day.

Back at the institute we will have a tasty lunch followed by an inspiring talk.  It’s a great opportunity to share with others and meet new friends while learning about ocean life!

who:

All-Ages – CS families, 20s/30s, adults, and friends
(All youth must be accompanied by a parent/guardian) 

when:

Saturday, December 4, 2021
Time: 9:30 – 3:00 PM

where:

Ocean Institute
24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr.
Dana Point, CA 92629

There is free parking at the Institute.

cost:

$50 8+ years
$40 3-7 years
Free – 2 and under

Transportation :

DB is not offering transportation

financial aid:

Up to $20 per person 

Up to $75 for lodging for those travelling to the event and want to spend Friday or Saturday night in the Dana Point area.

Tentative Agenda:

 9:30 AM              Arrive and sign in on the boat –
10:00-12:30 PM   Whale and Marine Life Boat Tour
12:30 PM            Catered lunch on Surf Science Deck & ASF Sharing
1:30-2:00 PM      Inspirational Talk
 2:00-3:00 PM     Explore the Institute
3:00 PM              Goodbyes

CANCELLATION:

$30 registration cancellation fee for age 8+
$20 for age 3-7 years if cancelled by November 15, 2021.
After November 15, 2021 there are no refunds.

Cancellation Policy

If DiscoveryBound cancels a program/event, you will receive a full refund of the registration fee.
(If a participant decides to cancel a registration then the cancellation policy for that specific DiscoveryBound event / program applies.)

DEADLINE TO REGISTER :  Wednesday, November 24th!

 

Special notes:

  • PLEASE DRESS FOR THE WEATHER- programs will not be cancelled due to poor weather
  • Plan accordingly you will be in a boat and it is often cooler there, so bring weather appropriate clothing.
    Bring a reusable water bottle.

 

We are grateful for Asher Student Foundation’s continued generous financial support of this program.

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Lee Anne Meidell at [email protected] or 978 621-9900.