Bring Toys Back to Life

Common Ground holds repair clinic

Common Ground Farm will hold two holiday workshops on Sunday, Dec. 13. At the first, starting at 10 a.m., participants will create ornaments using naturally-dyed wool from Hudson Valley sheep. It is open to adults and kids ages 5 and older. The fee is $35 per family.

The second workshop, focused on toy repair, begins at 2 p.m. Bring toys in need of fixing and Common Ground will provide the supplies, tools and guidance to repurpose, reinvent or repair them. Families have the opportunity to work together, share skills and create meaningful bonds with their consumer products. Toys in all stages of disrepair are welcome. For ages 4 and older. The workshop is co-sponsored by Textile Lab and HV Community Acupuncture. The cost is $15 per family.

The fee for both workshops is $40. To register, email education@commongroundfarm.org or visit commongroundfarm.org. Common Ground Farm is located on the grounds of Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center at 79 Farmstead Lane, off Route 9D, two miles north of the intersection with Interstate 84 (exit 11) in Wappingers Falls.


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