Past Bemidji Event: VOL 25

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VOL 25

June 23, 2015
@ Rail River Folk School

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 5:30–7:30PM at Rail River Folk School

Open to the public • $3 Suggested Donation
Doors open at 5pm • Refreshments available for purchase

PKN is proud to partner with the folks who bring you Sustainable Tuesdays at Rail River Folk School. Chitchat makes our community stronger! Satisfy your curiosity with 6-minute-40-second presentations about hobbies, ideas, and experiences. We’ll also have live music and hands-on demonstrations at intermission.

*Speakers and Topics (speakers not in order of presenting)*
Stephanie Barthorpe - Bullying
Margaret Brock - The Incident
Gabby Congrave - Yoga
Milt Lee & Jamie Lee - Build it with Bales
Amy Puschinsky - Dakota Commemorative March
Julia Oxenreider - Food and Poetry
Simone Senogles - Beekeeping
Polly Keith Scotland - Iceland

Learn more about PKN and see past presentations at

PKN Bemidji is sponsored by Garden of Edits, Red Zest Design, Rail River Folk School, Team Aylesworth Real Living First Realty, Licensed in MN, Glass Doctor Of Bemidji, Amity Graphics, and Pizazz Your Voice. Pecha Kucha Night is devised and shared by Klein Dytham Architecture. Featured poster artwork by Laura Lobo.

Sustainable Tuesday is a partnership between Rail River Folk School, Indigenous Environmental Network, and Bemidji State University.

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A Saga of Fire and Ice

@ VOL 25 ON JUN 23, 2015

Polly Scotland's presentation is about her travels to Iceland—a magical place that goes beyond fire and ice.

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Yoga: Road Map to Freedom

@ VOL 25 ON JUN 23, 2015

Gabrielle Congrave belives that yoga is for everyone, and that the deepest practice is what happens off the mat.

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Cyber Bullying

@ VOL 25 ON JUN 23, 2015

Social media can be a hunting ground for cyber bullying, explains Stephanie Barthorpe. "Feathers everywhere" is what gossip is, ignore bullying and do not lash back. She had the privillege to work for STAR ( Students Teaching Attitudes of Respect) program recently and gave presentations to college and school students about cyber bullying.

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The Write Flavor

@ VOL 25 ON JUN 23, 2015

Poetry is cooking with words and cooking is the poetry of flavor, marvels Julia Oxenreider. She shares two slam poems and talks about the merging of her life passions.

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Dakota Commemorative March

@ VOL 25 ON JUN 23, 2015

Amy Storey's presentation is about her experience in commemorating Minnesota's Trail of Tears. Her hope is that after hearing this presentation, we are more aware of the history that happened in our own back yard that we are not taught in our history books.

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Build It With Bales

@ VOL 25 ON JUN 23, 2015

Milt and Jamie Lee's presentation is "Build it with Bales" and they describe it this way: "We started building in our 50s, you are never too old to do something new."

Margaret Brock
in Bemidji
Polly Scotland
Dental Hygienist, Scotland/Bakke Dentistry in Bemidji
Amy Storey
in Bemidji
Gabrielle Congrave
Yoga Teacher, NorthWoods Yoga Collective in Bemidji
Jamie Lee
in Bemidji