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Young Ethical Explorers - Intergenerational Winter Solstice Festival: “Weaving the Light and the Night” w/ Bonita Oliver at New York Society for Ethical Culture

Young Ethical Explorers - Intergenerational Winter Solstice Festival: “Weaving the Light and the Night” w/ Bonita Oliver

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  • Dec. 15, 2019, 11am-12pm
  • New York Society for Ethical Culture
  • 2 W. 64th St., New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join us for a delightful morning of solstice celebration as our inter-generational community gathers to reflect on our relationship with nature. Explore how the cycle of waning daylight affords opportunities for dreaming, healing, reflection, and quietude, and how humans since the beginning have created ceremonies of light for warmth, safety, and storytelling. Through storytelling, music, singing and meditations, our festival team will weave the threads of the human story into the tapestry that we call nature. We are so happy that this year Bonita Oliver will be joining us. Bonita Oliver is a multidisciplinary artist, actress, and award-winning filmmaker. She also performs under the pseudonym ?French Leave.? The message of her work ? which is largely improvised? is about transition, the process of moving through. As a solo artist, Bonita has performed at venues such as The Northampton Center for The Arts, The Juilliard School, Joe?s Pub, and The Schomburg Center. She is a founding member of ?Moving Star,? a vocal group in residence at Carnegie Hall, where she has recently led a program for children and families. Newcomers and visitors are always welcome! Please RSVP to Youth Programs Director Audrey Kindred at youngethicalexplorers@gmail.com. For more information about our youth and family programming, please visit www.ethical.nyc/youth. *** Young Ethical Explorers is the New York Society for Ethical Culture's Humanist Sunday school, designed for youngsters ages 4 to 10. Sessions are held each week, September through June, concurrent with our Sunday Platform meetings at 11:00AM. Sessions raise issues of personal identity and integrity, appreciation and respect for others, and knowledge of religions, philosophies, and social concerns. Topics are explored in an age-appropriate way through discussion, storytelling, dramatization, music, art, games, service projects, and field trips. To RSVP as a guest, become a member, or enroll in the season, please contact Audrey at YoungEthicalExplorers@gmail.com or visit us at www.ethical.nyc/youth. Newcomers and visitors are always welcome!

About New York Society for Ethical Culture

2 W. 64th St.

New York, NY

212-874-5210