Sep
17
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DB Outreach: Teen Virtual Game Night
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm

Back by POPULAR DEMAND
Are you ready for our monthly TEEN FUN Virtual Game Nights? Teens will be running a fun and creative game night. Instead of sitting at home alone, come join other teens and play games over zoom! Make sure to spread the word, it’s a lot more fun with more people! Hope to see you there!

Feel free to share this information with your friends!

Friday, September 17th (8:30pm EST, 7:30 CST, 6:30 MST, 5:30 PST)
Grades 8-12

RSVP by Thursday, September 16th [email protected] or l[email protected]
Once you RSVP, we will send you a zoom link to join the call.

Sep
18
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DB OUTREACH: Northern California Adult Chapter – Hike Deer Creek Trail
Sep 18 @ 9:00 am

When:
Saturday, September 18

What:
Join the Northern California Adult Chapter hike the Deer Creek Trail

Who:
All active adults are welcome and encouraged to join.  Contact the trip coordinator a couple weeks in advance for details, directions, level of difficulty, distances, costs, etc.

Coordinator:  Email Kathy Olson at [email protected]

Event meeting place:
Unless otherwise notified, Sacramento and Sierra events will begin by meeting at 9:00 AM in the church parking lot –

First Church of Christ, Scientist
4829 Folsom Blvd,
Sacramento, CA  95819

 

 

 

 

Sep
19
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DB Outreach: Fall Potluck: State College, PA @ First Church of Christ, Scientist, State College, PA
Sep 19 @ 11:45 am

“Fall Potluck”

When:  Sunday, Sept. 19. 11:45-1:15pm. EST
Where: First Church of Christ, Scientist, State College, PA – Church Patio. 617 E. Hamilton Avenue, State College, PA 16801
Who:  All Ages
Cost:  Free

Bring friends and spouses. Meet new attendees of our church and share some of your favorite foods. Learn about upcoming DiscoveryBound and Crystal Lake Camps events.

Contact:  Star Campbell [email protected]

Sep
25
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DB OUTREACH: Northern California Adult Chapter – Yoyo Museum & Bidwell Park hike
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am

When:
Saturday, September 25

What:
Join the Northern California Adult Chapter Yoyo Museum and Bidwell Park hike

Who:
All active adults are welcome and encouraged to join.  Contact the trip coordinator a couple weeks in advance for details, directions, level of difficulty, distances, costs, etc.

Coordinator:  Email Tim Crump at [email protected] (916) 956-8385

Event meeting place:
Unless otherwise notified, Sacramento and Sierra events will begin by meeting at 9:00 AM in the church parking lot –

First Church of Christ, Scientist
4829 Folsom Blvd,
Sacramento, CA  95819

 

 

 

 

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DB Outreach: Earth Treks Columbia – Rock Climbing in Columbia, MD @ Earth Treks Columbia
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

DB SuperNova Group invites you to Earth Treks Columbia – ROCK CLIMBING

When:  Saturday, September 25th 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST

Where:  7125 Columbia Gateway Dr. #110 Columbia, MD 21046

WHO:  For all AGES
Earth Treks Columbia quadrupled in size to 27,000 square feet of climbing terrain. They are the largest bouldering area in the state and plenty of gathering spaces perfect for lounging between climbs.

Meet Lori Selby, DB Outreach Manager from Boston, MA ;and Shelby Barner, 20s/30s Young Adult Manager from Denver, CO
You will hear more about DiscoveryBound and its activities for all ages

COST – $10 per person, or $15 per family (subsidized by the SuperNova Group!  If you need further financial aid just ask.
Transportation:  The SuperNova Group will have a van leaving from McClean Church at 12:00 p.m. If you need a ride from other locations, let Lissa know ASAP.

Contact:  Lissa Murphy at [email protected] or text 703-861-9220

Sep
26
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DB Outreach: Lunch & DB Talk – Richmond, VA @ First Church of Christ, Scientist, Richmond, VA
Sep 26 all-day

Lunch & Learn more about DiscoveryBound

When: Sunday, September 26th following church
Where: First Church of Christ, Scientist, Richmond, VA
Who: All Ages

Lori Selby, DB Outreach Manager from Boston, MA will join us to share a video of DiscoveryBound and its many activities that DB has to offer.
Lunch will follow presentation.

Contact:  Elisabeth Erickson at [email protected]

Sep
28
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DB Outreach: Virtual Game Night for Adults
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm

Special Guest Host to Run a NEW GAME!

Fun Game Nights for ADULTS!
Join DiscoveryBound via Zoom – Come join the fun for some Virtual Games that we can play together on Zoom. Meet new friends from all over the WORLD!

Tuesday, September 28th
Come one, come all – all adults are welcome!!
(8:00 pm ET, 7:00 pm CT, 6:00 pm MT, 5:00 pm PT)

RSVP by Monday, September 27th to [email protected] or [email protected]
We will send the Zoom link once you RSVP.

We hope you will join us!

Oct
2
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DB OUTREACH: Oktoberfest Art Show 2021 @ La Mesa Reading Room
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Spread Love

All- Ages California Event – Looking for artists to submit paintings based on spreading Love.

Who:
Artist interested with presenting for this exhibit, should present artwork in an email by Saturday, September 18.  Three finalists will be chosen to exhibit artwork in front of the La Mesa Reading Room – no sales at the event.

Email Sandy – [email protected]

When:
Saturday, October 2, 2021, from 10-4

Location:
La Mesa Reading Room
8370 La Mesa Blvd,
La Mesa, CA  91942

Sponsored by:
DiscoveryBound San Diego

 

 

Oct
9
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DB OUTREACH: Northern California Adult Chapter – Gold Rush Life Tent Town – Coloma
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am

When:
Saturday, October 9 (Alternate date – 9/16)

What:
Join the Northern California Adult Chapter – Gold Rush Life Tent Town – Coloma

Who:
All active adults are welcome and encouraged to join.  Contact the trip coordinator a couple weeks in advance for details, directions, level of difficulty, distances, costs, etc.

Coordinator:  Email Kathy Hall at “[email protected]” – (530) 919- 5571

Event meeting place:
Unless otherwise notified, Sacramento and Sierra events will begin by meeting at 9:00 AM in the church parking lot –

First Church of Christ, Scientist
4829 Folsom Blvd,
Sacramento, CA  95819

 

 

 

 

Oct
16
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DB OUTREACH: All-Ages Dallas Metroplex Hot Dog Roast @ Cottonwood Park
Oct 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

What:

Dallas Metroplex Hot Dog Roast

Come one, come all to a hot dog roast in the park! 

Find out more about DiscoveryBound from
Lee Anne Meidell, DiscoveryBound’s Outreach Manager,
while enjoying fun and games with people of all ages.

When:  

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Where:

Cottonwood Park, 1301 W. Beltline Rd, Richardson TX 

Who:

Christian Scientists of all ages and their family and friends

Cost:

$1 per person, not to exceed $5 per family

Bring:

A side dish or dessert to share

RSVP:

by Thursday, October 14
Debby Barron  (214) 883-4346  call or text

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oct
21
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DB Outreach: DATE CHANGE All-Ages Virtual Game Night – Friday
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm

THE ALL-AGES VIRTUAL GAME NIGHT HAS BEEN CHANGED TO FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22.

Oct
22
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DB Outreach: All-Ages Wild & Crazy Costumed Fun Game Night
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm

The Teen Game Night for October has been changed to all-AGES now!  please make plans to attend the All-Ages Game Night on Friday, October 22.

RSVP to Lee Anne Meidell at ([email protected])

 

WILD & CRAZY COSTUMED FUN GAME NIGHT for All-Ages VIA ZOOM
join DiscoveryBound via Zoom –  Meet new friends from all over the US!

Wear your favorite costume, mask or hat and let’s have some fun with Fall GAMES and PRIZES!

Friday, October 22
8:00 pm ET, 7:00 CT, 6:00 MT, 5:00 PT

Some fun activities will include:

  • Mixer get to know you game
  • Halloween – Name that Tune
  • Guess the number of Candy Corn in Glass Jar
  • Cell Phone (charged) for Trivia Kahoot Game
  • (optional but fun) Wear your craziest/wild/creative costume during our call 
  • (optional)  At home beforehand Carve/Decorate/Paint Pumpkin to share with the group (and we would LOVE a photo of it too!) 

RSVP by Thursday, October 21st to [email protected] or [email protected]
Once you RSVP, we will send you a zoom link to join the call.

COME JOIN THE FUN!

Oct
23
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DB OUTREACH: Northern California Adult Chapter – Doran Beach Walk-Bodega Bay
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am

When:
Saturday, October 23

What:
Join the Northern California Adult Chapter – Doran Beach Walk-Bodega Bay

Who:
All active adults are welcome and encouraged to join.  Contact the trip coordinator a couple weeks in advance for details, directions, level of difficulty, distances, costs, etc.

Coordinator:  Email Linda Emery – “[email protected]” (530) 409 – 6722

Event meeting place:
Unless otherwise notified, Sacramento and Sierra events will begin by meeting at 9:00 AM in the church parking lot –

First Church of Christ, Scientist
4829 Folsom Blvd,
Sacramento, CA  95819

 

 

 

 

Oct
26
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DB Outreach: All-Ages Watercolor Class
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm

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

Date: Tuesday, October 26, 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
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)

 

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

Download Flyer         Register Here       Financial Aid Form

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
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.

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 :  Tuesday, November 30th!

 

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.