Spring Nature & Gratitude Journaling Workshop with Margot Lester
You don’t need to be a writer, artist or naturalist to join us. Our session is all about deepening our connection to the natural world, practicing mindfulness and gratitude, and identifying ways to show appreciation. Meet up in McIntyre's for introductions and information. Then head out to Camden Park for a group mindfulness and writing activity followed by individual time to explore the grounds and do some individual free-writing and sketching. Reconvene for final reflections and (optional) sharing. Bring your own writing utensils and journal or buy one from McIntyre's at a 25% discount.
Most of this program occurs outside, so please dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. Kids under 18 must be accompanied by an adult because of the unsupervised time. $35/per person.
Rain date: Sunday, March 26
Margot Lester is a journalist and author, writing coach and a certified interpretive guide. She blends her writing work with environmental education with workshops on environmental advocacy and nature/gratitude journaling. The co-author of the multiple-award-winning book, Be a Better Writer, Margot was a consulting writer for the Phoenix Union High School District. She was a featured speaker at the National Association of Environmental Educators National Conference in 2022 and will lead a writers' workshop at the Cullowhee Native Plant Conference later this year. Margot also runs our Writers' Room, holding office hours in the Literature Room the first Wednesday of most months. Learn more about her at www.linkedin.com/in/margotlester.