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DB Outreach: Watercolor Virtual Class for All-Ages
Jul 29 @ 5:00 pm

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

Date: Thursday, July 29, 2021
Time: (7:00pm EST, 6:00pm CST, 5:00pm MST, 4:00pm PST)
Duration: 1 hour
Target group: All ages (Space is limited)
Monthly Watercolor Classes – July 29 & August 26 (the last Thursday of the month)

Description: Intermediate Level for July 29th class but everyone is welcome no matter what level you are.
Kelly Foxton will walk everyone through the process of creating a “scrap book” of 12 tricks, tips and  techniques that can be used to create more complex paintings. 

Required materials:
– two 8″x10″ sheets of watercolor paper (for best results use140 lb. cold pressed watercolor paper)
– one flat paint brush or fan 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
– paper towels
– cup of water
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
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DB Outreach: Starlight Safari at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo @ Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

ALL- AGES Starlight Safari – Registration Open Now!

Register Here  All-Ages Financial Aid  Download Flyer

Come to the wildest party in town!! 

Join DiscoveryBound for an exciting afternoon and evening full of games, an inspirational talk, dinner and the highlight will be the guided tour of the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs.  Come see this very special mountain Zoo that USA Today rated as #4 in the top 10 zoos in the US.  Don’t miss the opportunity of a lifetime to have a private tour of the zoo, feed the giraffes and visit the animals as the sun goes down and the twinkling lights of the city come out!

Who:

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

When:

Saturday, August 21, 2021

What:

  • Cook and eat Smores at the Zoo
  • Feed the giraffe herd their favorite lettuce snack
  • Take a private and unique tour led by Zoo staff
  • Experience an up-close animal meet and greet with a CMZ ambassador animal
  • Inspirational Speaker
  • Gather with friends and meet new friends

This event includes a lot of walking around the zoo, including uphill and downhill.  You may bring strollers and wagons for children to ride in around the zoo. The Zoo’s elevation rises from 6,714 feet at the front admission gate to nearly 7,000 feet above sea level at the Zoo’s highest points of Asian Highlands and Rocky Mountain Wild.  With elevations of this magnitude, it’s important for guests to:

  • DRINK WATER – Keep hydrated by taking plenty of breaks to rehydrate with water.
  • Take your time and don’t overdo it, especially if you are visiting from locations much lower in altitude than Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

Participants should dress comfortably and a waterproof jacket and sweater/sweatshirt are recommended.

PLEASE DRESS FOR THE WEATHER- programs will not be cancelled due to poor weather

Packing List:

  • Rain jacket (weather appropriate).
  • A few extra layers, as weather changes quickly on the mountain.
  • Wear good walking shoes.
  • Reusable water bottle.
  • Flashlight or headlamp.


Schedule:

4:00 pm – 4:20 pm  Meet at nearby Bear Creek Regional Park
4:20 pm – 4:30 pm  Asher Talk
4:35 pm – 5:00 pm  Inspirational Talk
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm  Dinner
5:35 pm – head to  Zoo
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm  Starlight Safari – Zoo Adventures

Cost: (financial aid is available to all participants – see below for further details)

$35.00 (6+ years old)
$15.00 (5 and under)
per person for the Starlight Safari, dinner & inspirational talk

Registration and housing financial aid 

Financial Aid is available for:
up to $15.00 – per person for admission to the Zoo and dinner
up to $75.00 for families for housing if traveling from afar.

To apply for financial aid please complete this form: 
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScKBAGLV-bJOH33hOufY6ohVZTz2VC2fUZPcGk-YzV_Nc9Uvw/viewform

Deadline to Register:  Friday, August 13, 2021 

No Refund deadlineJuly 30, 2021

Cancellation Fee:

There is $20.00 registration cancellation fee if cancelled by July 30, 2021. After July 30, 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 their registration, then the cancellation policy for that specific DiscoveryBound event / program applies.) 

Lodging: If you are driving from afar and would like to stay overnight, here are some options close to the Zoo:

1. Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott

2725 Geyser Dr., Colorado Springs, CO  80906
Ph: 719 576-1717
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/cosfs-fairfield-inn-and-suites-colorado-springs-south

2. Hampton Inn & Suites

2910 Geyser Dr.  Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906
Ph: 719-884-0330
https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/coswahx-hampton-suites-colorado-springs-i-25-south

3. Hotel elegante 

2886 South Circle Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Ph: 800-981-4012 or 719-576-5900
www.hotelelegante.com

4. Cheyenne Mountain Resort

3225 Broadmoor Valley Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Ph: 800-588-0250
www.cheyennemountain.com

5. The Broadmoor

1 Lake Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Ph: 866-837-9520 or 719-577-5775
http://www.broadmoor.com

Questions?

Contact Lee Anne Meidell:
email – [email protected]
Cell Phone – 978-621-9900

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

This event is subsidized by the Asher Student Foundation 

Metaphysical Theme:

…And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.
(Mark 16:15)

 

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DB Outreach: Watercolor Virtual Class for All-Ages
Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

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

Date: Thursday, August 26th, 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
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

 

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DB Outreach: National Event 2021
Aug 28 all-day

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National Event 2021

Join us for the National Event 2021! The National Event this year will consist of single-day events in 3 different locations around the country all on the same day. The virtual element of this event will be an inspirational speaker free to everyone on a different day prior to the in-person events. Each event location will include an exciting activity, meal, and a brief in-person inspirational talk.  Click the linked locations down below for more information on the event location nearest to you!

New England
Missouri
Southern California
Virtual Inspirational Talk

 

who:

Teen Track – CS teens grades 8th-12th and their friends of all faiths
Adult Track – CS adults and their friends of all faiths, Young Adults – CS young adults (20s/30s) and their friends of all faiths

when:

In-person single-day events: August 28th, 2021
Virtual Inspirational Talk: August 15th, 2021 5pm MDT
Registration closes August 13th!

where:

New England – Click here for more details
Missouri – Click here for more details
Southern California – Click here for more details
Virtual Inspirational Talk – Click here for more details

cost:

Teens – Between $25 – $35
Adults – Between $35 – $50

financial aid:

Teens – Up to $15 towards registration
Adults – Up to $15 – $20 towards registration
Lodging – DB is not offering transportation or lodging for this event. However we can offer up to 50% (max $75) towards lodging for families or individuals who would like to pay for their own lodging Saturday night and join us for church at a local branch church on Sunday.

 

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DB Outreach: National Event 2021 – Missouri @ Demolition Ball/Adrenaline Zone
Aug 28 all-day

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National Event 2021- Missouri

Join us on for the an fun-filled day at Demolition Ball in St. Charles, MO!  You’ll start the day off inspired to make the day great with our morning inspirational talk. The day will include the morning talk, a yummy catered lunch, and reserved Demolition Ball court time, laser tag, and “The Heist” where you see if you have what it takes to steal the Mona Lisa!  Demo Ball/Adrenaline Zone is a popular local spot, and it’s sure to be a day you won’t want to miss!

Missouri – Demolition Ball St. Charles, MO.
Virtual Inspirational Talk with Brad Stock

 

who:

Teen Track – CS teens grades 8th-12th and their friends of all faiths
Adult Track – CS adults and their friends of all faiths, Young Adults – CS young adults (20s/30s) and their friends of all faiths

when:

In-Person Event: August 28th, 2021
11:00am – 4:00pm
Virtual Inspirational Talk: August 15th, 2021
4pm PDT, 5pm MDT, 6pm CDT, 7pm EDT
Registration closes August 13th!

where:

Demolition Ball – 1875 S Old Hwy. 94, St. Charles, MO 63303

cost:

Teens – $25
Adults – $35

financial aid:

Teens – Up to $15 towards registration
Adults – Up to $15 towards registration
Lodging – DB is not offering transportation or lodging for this event. However we can offer up to 50% (max $75) towards lodging for teens/parents or adults who would like to pay for their own lodging Saturday night and we hope that you can join us for church at a local branch church on Sunday.

Tentative Schedule:

11:00am – Arrival
11:15 – 11:30 – Welcome and Mixer Games
11:30 – 12:15 – Speakers and Discussion time
12:15 – 1:15 – Lunch: All you can eat Taco Bar
1:15 – 3:15 – Play time! Demolition Ball, Laser Tag, and The Heist
3:15 – 4:00pm – Wrap-up and depart at 4pm

We are so grateful to the Asher Student Foundation for their generous support of this event.

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DB Outreach: National Event 2021 – Southern California @ Knott’s Berry Farm
Aug 28 all-day

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National Event 2021- Southern California

Join us on a wild ride for the National Event 2021!  We’ll start this special day meeting at 12:00 PM at the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Fullerton as we gather and meet others.  There we’ll be treated to an inspirational talk, followed by a day full of fun at Knott’s Berry Farm.  Southern California’s original theme park, Knott’s Berry Farm, commemorates its 100-year anniversary with a grand summer-long anniversary celebration paying tribute to the Knott family’s rich history and legacy of family fun for all. “The Knott’s Family Reunion” is a chance for friends and families to come together to relive their favorite Knott’s remembrances while also creating unforgettable, exciting new memories. Guests will be immersed in a once-in-a-lifetime anniversary celebration featuring festive park décor, themed food items, unique entertainment, exclusive merchandise, and special surprises along the way, all paying homage to the nostalgia that surrounds the historic theme park.

When the park started 100 years ago as a small berry farm and soon began to grow into a family theme park destination thanks to famous fried chicken dinners, boysenberries and an Old West Ghost Town. Knott’s Berry Farm now bursts with attractions and entertainment for all ages, including first-class roller coasters, stage shows, interactive experiences, delicious food creations and family-friendly fun featuring Snoopy and the Peanuts Gang. They’re celebrating their 100th Anniversary this year and we’ll be there to enjoy our time with old and new friends.

Southern California – Knott’s Berry Farm

who:

Teen Track – CS teens grades 8th-12th and their friends of all faiths.   Parents can drop off their teens – we will have plenty of chaperones, but we would love for you to attend the activity and participate with other adults.
Adult Track – CS adults and their friends of all faiths, and CS young adults (20s/30s) and their friends of all faiths.

when:

In-person single-day events: Saturday, August 28th, 2021
12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Virtual Inspirational Talk: Sunday, August 15th, 2021
5:00 PM MDT

where:

Knott’s Berry Farm
8039 Beach Blvd,
Buena Park, CA 90620

First Church of Christ, Scientist, Fullerton
1300 N. Raymond
Fullerton, CA  92831

cost:

Teens – $35
Adults – $50

Transportation :

DB is not offering transportation for this event.

financial aid:

Teens – Up to $15 towards registration
Adults – Up to $20 towards registration
Lodging – DB is not offering lodging for this event. However we can offer up to 50% (max $75) towards lodging for teens/parents or adults who would like to pay for their own lodging Saturday night and join us for church at the Fullerton CS Church on Sunday at 10:00 am.

Tentative Agenda:

12:00 pm – Everyone gathers at the Fullerton Christian Science Church, having already eaten lunch.
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm – Participate in ice breaker activities.
12:30 pm– 1:15 pm – Inspirational talk (20 minute talk and 20 minute Q&A)
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm – The teen group (with their chaperones) and the adult group head to Knott’s Berry Farm.
2:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Enjoy the amusement park.  Dinner for teens will be in their travel groups within the park.  Adults will also be eating dinner within the park.
9:00 pm – Leave to go back to the church for pickup
9:30 pm – Meet rides to go home at church.

 

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DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS:  Thursday, August 13th!

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.

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DB Outreach: National Event 2021 – New England @ Kimball Farm
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 9:30 pm

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National Event 2021- New England

New England Classic Summer Fun for Teens (grades 8-12) and Adults

Enjoy a late afternoon through the evening at Kimball Farm with an unforgettable experience while you celebrate a fun, inspirational and memorable day in the great outdoors.  Our time together will include a private outdoor tented space with a catered all-you-can-eat Great American BBQ dinner including the legendary Kimball’s ice cream buffet.  Fun activities will include New England’s largest spin zone bumper cars, 6,000 sq. ft. bumper boat pond, two adventure style 18-hole mini golf courses, yard games and more.  Meet new friends from all over New England and hear an amazing inspirational speaker.  We hope you will join us for a special day!

who:

Teen Track – CS teens grades 8th-12th and their friends of all faiths (parents can drop off their teens if you are not able to attend – we will have plenty of chaperones)
Adult Track – CS adults of all ages and their friends of all faiths

when:

Saturday, August 28th, 2021
4:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Virtual Inspirational Talk:
Sunday, August 15th, 2021
7:00 p.m. EDT

where:

Kimball Farm
400 Littleton Rd.
Westford, MA 01866

cost:

Teens – $30
Adults – $35

financial aid:

Teens – Up to $15 towards registration (apply when registering)
Adults – Up to $20 towards registration (click on the Adult Financial Aid link above)
Lodging – DB is not offering transportation or lodging for this event. However we can offer up to 50% (max $75) towards lodging for teens/parents or adults who would like to pay for their own lodging Saturday night and we hope that you can join us for church at a local branch church on Sunday.

Tentative Agenda:
3:45 PM –  Everyone gathers at  Kimball Farm in a private tent area.
4:00-4:30 – Yard games & mixer get to know you games for teens & adults
4:30-6:00 – Activities at Kimball Farms: bumper boats, spin zone bumper cars, 2 (18) hole miniature golf, etc….
6:00-7:00 – All you can eat dinner and ice cream buffet
7:00 – 7:45 – 30 minute talk followed by a short Q&A
7:45 – 9:30 – Enjoy the many activities at Kimball Farm
9:30-10:00 – Leave to go home.

DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS:  Thursday, August 13th!

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 Lori Selby at [email protected] or 781-956-9035.