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. 

Registration is closed. If you are wanting attend the event please contact us at [email protected] to see if we have a space available.

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.

Tickets:

$50 8+ years
$30 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, December 1st!

 

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.

Dec
5
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Adventure Unlimited Gathering: Newport Beach @ Newport Sea Base
Dec 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

22 AUGatherings Newport Beach Flyer

Where: First Church of Christ, Scientist – Newport Beach
Newport Sea Base, 1931 West Coast Hwy, Newport Beach

When:  Sunday, December 5th 2021 @ 11am (following the service)

What:   Food and fellowship! Meet representatives from the A/U
Ranches and DiscoveryBound to hear a brief presentation on
current programming. Lunch will be provided.

Who:    ALL AGES are welcome and encouraged to attend. We will
share information about Adult and Family programs in
addition to Youth programs.

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DB Outreach: DB 20s/30s Cooking Class @ Zoom
Dec 5 @ 2:00 pm

DB 20s/30s Cooking Class

20s/30s will come together to create a yummy treat that a chef will guide them through. This will be an opportunity for people to come together and make a fun, new recipe! We will begin the virtual cooking class at 1pm PT, 2pm MT, 3pm CT, and 4pm ET with introductions and then jump into making the delicious treat together. The event costs $10 to register, and ingredients are not included.

Register Here

Chef of the Night: Lizzie Loomis

Your Lesson Menu: Christmas Caramels!

Please reach out to Shelby at [email protected] if you have any questions!

Dec
7
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DB Outreach: DB 20s/30s Bible Study @ Zoom
Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

DB 20s/30s Bible Study

 

Have you ever wondered about how the Bible is applicable to today? Or how we can apply the concepts found in the Bible to our personal lives, or to the issues we are experiencing in the world? If so, come explore the Bible with Catherine Trevor-Roberts, a Christian Science Chaplain Candidate in the US Air Force, and other 20s/30s!

Each session we will focus on a specific topic and discuss different questions you may have for 1hr and then if you want to stay on for some bonus information we will end 30mins later. 

Time: 5:30pm PT / 6:30pm MT / 7:30pm CT / 8:30pm ET

Topic Schedule (first Tuesday of each month):

1st Session (December 7, 2021): Diving into the Christmas Stories

2nd Session (January 4, 2022): How do we talk about Christian Science using the Bible?

3rd Session (February 1, 2022): TBD – You choose!

4th Session: (March 1, 2022): TBD – You choose!

 

Please email Shelby Barner at [email protected] if you are interested in attending. This is for 20s/30s; however if you are interested in us possibly offering an adult one please reach out. 

Dec
14
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DB Outreach: Holiday Virtual Fun Game Night for Adults
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm

HOLIDAY FUN GAME NIGHT – for Adults
join DiscoveryBound via Zoom –  Meet new friends from all over the US!

Tuesday, December 14th
8:00 pm ET, 7:00 CT, 6:00 MT, 5:00 PT

In the spirit of the holiday season, come with your Holiday Costume Dress-up (optional)

  • Ugly or beautiful Christmas Sweater
  • Reindeer Antlers
  • Grinch Hair
  • Be Creative!

Games will include:
Holiday mixer/get to know you game
Holiday themed games
Christmas Trivia with Kahoot

RSVP by Monday, December 13th to [email protected] or [email protected]
Once you RSVP, we will send you a zoom link to join the call.

COME JOIN THE FUN AND GET INTO THE SPIRIT OF THE HOLIDAYS!

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DB Outreach: DB 20s/30s Christmas Party @ Zoom
Dec 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

20s/30s young adults come join a night filled with Christmas cheer! This event will be in place of one of our game nights, but that doesn’t mean that we won’t be stopping the amazing metaphysical inspiration and the fun games!! Snuggle up by your computer with a cup of cocoa and your cozy Christmas pjs, in order to participate in some Christmas-themed activities. We can’t wait to see you there and if you have any fun ideas for the night please let me know!!

5:30pm PT, 6:30pm MT, 7:30pm CT, 8:30pm ET

For access to the Zoom link to join, please email [email protected]

Dec
16
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DB Outreach: All-Ages Virtual Watercolor Class
Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for our monthly fun, creative and inspiring time of watercolor painting with Kelly Foxton.

Date: Thursday, December 16, 2021
Time: (7:00pm EST, 6:00pm CST, 5:00pm MST, 4:00pm PST)
Duration: 1 – 1.5 hours
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
Dec
28
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DB Compass: 2021-2022 Group Winter Retreat – A/U Ranches
Dec 28 2021 – Jan 1 2022 all-day

Compass teens in the 2021-2022 group will ring in the New Year together in the snowy Rocky Mountains. This extended trip allows time for group discussions, team building, games, and plenty of outdoor adventures in this winter wonderland.

Click here for Compass program details

Jan
4
Tue
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DB Outreach: DB 20s/30s Bible Study @ Zoom
Jan 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

DB 20S/30S BIBLE STUDY

 

Have you ever wondered about how the Bible is applicable to today? Or how we can apply the concepts found in the Bible to our personal lives, or to the issues we are experiencing in the world? If so, come explore the Bible with Catherine Trevor-Roberts, a Christian Science Chaplain Candidate in the US Air Force, and other 20s/30s!

Each session we will focus on a specific topic and discuss different questions you may have for 1hr and then if you want to stay on for some bonus information/time we will end 30mins later. 

Time: 5:30pm PT / 6:30pm MT / 7:30pm CT / 8:30pm ET

Topic Schedule (first Tuesday of each month):

2nd Session (January 4, 2022): How do we talk about Christian Science using the Bible?

3rd Session (February 1, 2022): TBD – You choose!

4th Session: (March 1, 2022): TBD – You choose!

 

Please email Shelby Barner at [email protected] if you are interested in attending. This is for 20s/30s; however if you are interested in us possibly offering an adult one please reach out. 

Jan
28
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DB Outreach: DB 20s/30s Winter Weekend in NH @ Waterville Valley Resort
Jan 28 – Jan 30 all-day

DB 20s/30s Winter weekend in Nh

 

Come gather in the beautiful NH area for some winter activities, fun, and games!

About: We will have a fun and eventful winter weekend in New Hampshire, where we will ski or participate in winter activities at Waterville Valley and have time to connect/reconnect with one another. We will also be hosting a practitioner discussion, along with hosting church all together.

Who: Christian Science adults and friends in their 20s/30s

What: Skiing/snowboarding and other fun winter activities!

When: January 28th – 30th, 2022

Where: Airbnb & Waterville Valley Resort

Cost: $110 per person (price does not include Saturday winter activity)

*You will need to pay separately for the skiing/snowboarding ($68 for ski pass, $45 for boots and poles (if needed), $11 for helmet (if needed)). 

Financial Aid:DiscoveryBound generously offers financial aid for travel costs for these events. Financial support is determined on an individual need, and grants are awarded up to $150, not to exceed 50% of your total travel costs. Click here to complete the DB financial aid form. DB will notify you with the amount awarded within one month of your submitted request.

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/db-2030s-winter-weekend-in-nh-tickets-211086113247

  • Register, through the link above, and then please Venmo $110 to Megkearney2 to secure your spot on the weekend.

*Space is limited. First come, first served. Deadline to register is January 17, 2022. 

Contact: Megan Kearney [email protected] OR Jake Kearney [email protected]

Feb
6
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DB Outreach: Virtual Inspiring Talk with Lona Ingwerson
Feb 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

sunday, February 6th – save the date!

DB Outreach Inspiring Talk with Lona Ingwerson

DB Outreach hosts Lona Ingwerson, C.S. in another virtual Inspiring Talk on February 6th, 2022;
Time: 7pm ET, 6pm CT, 5pm MT, 4pm PT
Registration will open January 10th (and is free).

 

About Lona Ingwerson

Lona’s work has been printed in the periodicals over 69 times. She has spoken on Christian Science in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, England, Switzerland, France, Germany, Italy and throughout the United States.

Prior to entering the practice of Christian Science Lona appeared on stage, in a few motion pictures and hundreds of TV commercials. She was TV’s Mrs. Safeway for several years throughout the middle part of the United States. When getting her master’s degree in drama, Lona acted with a Jewish guy whose name was Jerry Silverman, but you would know him better as Gene Wilder or even Willy Wonka.

Lona served on the Adventure Unlimited board for over 20 years.

Feb
22
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DB Outreach: Four Season Book Club
Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

DB Four Seasons Book Club

We’re excited to host our quarterly virtual book club for all adults! Tuesday, February 22 at 8:30pm ET/ 7:30pm CT / 6:30pm MT / 5:30pm PT 

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens 
The story of resiliency, survival, hope, love, loss, loneliness, desperation, prejudice, determination and strength.

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 – Fall Book Club (November 9)
    • Present Next Book at Meeting & on the Calendar Event Page
  • 2nd – Winter Book Club (February 22)
    • Present Next Book at Meeting & on the Calendar Event Page
  • 3rd – Spring Book Club (May TBD)
    • Present Next Book at Meeting & on the Calendar Event Page
  • 4th – Summer Book Club (August TBD)
    • Present Next Book at Meeting & on the Calendar Event Page

 

 

 

Apr
7
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DB Compass: 2021-2022 Group Spring Retreat – Boston, MA
Apr 7 – Apr 10 all-day

The 2021-2022 Compass teens will wrap up their year together by visiting Boston. This is the third and final retreat as a group, and it will be filled with tours and interactive workshops at The Mother Church and Longyear Museum, fun excursions around Boston, and meaningful discussions.

Click here for program details. 

May
13
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DB Outreach: DB & CLC 20s/30s Spring Retreat – Save the Date! @ Crystal Lake Camps
May 13 @ 4:00 pm – May 15 @ 3:30 pm

Save the Date – More information coming soon.