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Winter Solstice Weekend @ Jagera EcoCommunity

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Join us for a community celebration of winter solstice on Yaegl Country, gathering in the warmth of the afternoon to practise Wayapa (a First Nations based embodied relaxation practise connecting with earth, sky and all the elements). Guided by Alana Marsh (Regenerative System Resetter) and Aunty Glenda MacPhail (emerging Yaegl elder).

Bring along some food for share a Local Food Feast at sunset around the campfire, and we'll continue to celebrate under the stars.

We'll have our usual sharing circles and winter solstice ritual around finding solace and light through the dark times, and releasing that which no longer serves us (guided by Eshana Bragg and Peter Cuming).

Our first solstice celebration on the beautiful hillside of Jagera EcoCommunity, from where we can view the sunset over Biirrinba, our beautiful river, and the sacred mountain valley of Maclean Hill. We look forward to welcoming you here to celebrate.

Coming together in community, reconciliation and regeneration.

World Localisation Day event with Local Futures, brought to you by Friends of Foresthaven and Jagera EcoCommunity.

Saturday, 24th June

3pm Welcome to Country - Yaegl elders

3.30pm Wayapa earth connection 

4.30pm Local Food Feast (please bring plate of local food to share, plus all you need for a picnic - plates, cups, cutlery, drinks)

5.30pm Solstice sharing circle & ritual

and into the night ... please bring your musical instruments, drums and songs

Sunday, 25th June

9am - 12pm Bush regeneration at the "Top Spot" on Jagera ... please bring water bottle, sunhat, sturdy walking shoes and long pants (and secateurs, gardening gloves and tools if you have them!) Plus snacks for morning tea? :D

By donation: All funds raised go towards regeneration of rainforest and white cypress ecological communities and wildlife on the Jagera EcoCommunity land. Please click the donation button below, or bring some cash along.

Venue: The entrance to Jagera EcoCommunity is on Hoschkes Lane (look for the funky blue container building on the right hand side or type Jagera EcoCommunity into Google Maps). Parking on Hoschkes Lane or Roderick St. 

We'll be gathering in the centre of Jagera EcoCommunity land, so walk up the red gravel road (it's fairly steep, but only 100metres ish so please let us know ahead of time if you'll need to be driven up).

Any questions, call Pete on 0418 587773 or Eshana on 0437 445820

Bookings essential.

Family friendly, but sorry no dogs as Jagera is a wildlife refuge.

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