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Geology Hike: Turpin's Trail West

TILTING - AUGUST 5TH @ 2 PM

Join Geology at the Edge as we welcome back Jane Wynne as our August geologist-in-residence. This will be Jane's fourth residency with our Geology at the Edge program! 

On Friday, August 5th, Jane's first community hike will be through Turpin's Trail West in Tilting. The group is asked to meet at the Farm Road trailhead at 2:00 PM.

Geology Hike: Turpin's Trail West

TILTING - AUGUST 5TH @ 2 PM

Join Geology at the Edge as we welcome back Jane Wynne as our August geologist-in-residence. This will be Jane's fourth residency with our Geology at the Edge program! 

On Friday, August 5th, Jane's first community hike will be through Turpin's Trail West in Tilting. The group is asked to meet at the Farm Road trailhead at 2:00 PM.

Ethridge's Point Sea Side Fest Fogo Island

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Ethridge's Point Sea Side Fest

Ethridge's Point, Joe Batt's Arm, August 6-7

Our Island has a rich musical history and this venue is the perfect place to see it all. The site is on a ball field situated along the shoreline with the ocean as a backdrop. Entertainment begins at 2pm on Saturday until Sunday night closes with a fireworks display for all to enjoy. For the children, a jumping castle and other fun activities all weekend.

Ethridge's Point Sea Side Fest

Ethridge's Point, Joe Batt's Arm, August 6-7

Our Island has a rich musical history and this venue is the perfect place to see it all. The site is on a ball field situated along the shoreline with the ocean as a backdrop. Entertainment begins at 2pm on Saturday until Sunday night closes with a fireworks display for all to enjoy. For the children, a jumping castle and other fun activities all weekend.

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Geology at the Edge: Youth Programming

geology centre, shoal bay - August 6th @ 3 PM

This is the week we’ve been waiting for- volcano week!

Join us Saturday, August 6th at the Geology Centre in Shoal Bay from 3:00-4:00 PM for our youth programming as we learn about volcanoes, and then bring them to life!

Geology at the Edge: Youth Programming

geology centre, shoal bay - August 6th @ 3 PM

This is the week we’ve been waiting for- volcano week!

Join us Saturday, August 6th at the Geology Centre in Shoal Bay from 3:00-4:00 PM for our youth programming as we learn about volcanoes, and then bring them to life!

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Brimstone Head Folk Festival

Brimestone Head Park, Fogo, August 12-14

The Brimstone Head Folk Festival is an annual weekend event beginning on Friday and ending late Sunday night in Brimstone Head Park, Fogo. This picturesque setting is a natural amphitheater with the blue Atlantic as its backdrop. This year's headlining artist is Turpin's Trail & Rum Ragged.

Brimstone Head Folk Festival

Brimestone Head Park, Fogo, August 12-14

The Brimstone Head Folk Festival is an annual weekend event beginning on Friday and ending late Sunday night in Brimstone Head Park, Fogo. This picturesque setting is a natural amphitheater with the blue Atlantic as its backdrop. This year's headlining artist is Turpin's Trail & Rum Ragged.

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Fogo Island Half Marathon & 10k Road Race

Fogo Island Race Weekend, August 20-21

It's quaint, it's remote, and it's unlike any other race you've ran. The Fogo Island Road Race returns, hosting both a half marathon and a full marathon, as well as a 10K run/walk race on the untamed wilderness of Fogo Island. Race Weekend offers the chance for all to see the island from a new perspective. Register now! https://www.events.runningroom.com/site/?raceId=17517

Fogo Island Half Marathon & 10k Road Race

Fogo Island Race Weekend, August 20-21

It's quaint, it's remote, and it's unlike any other race you've ran. The Fogo Island Road Race returns, hosting both a half marathon and a full marathon, as well as a 10K run/walk race on the untamed wilderness of Fogo Island. Race Weekend offers the chance for all to see the island from a new perspective. Register now! https://www.events.runningroom.com/site/?raceId=17517

Resources
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Reading list

Non-Fiction

Small is Beautiful by E.F. Schumacher

Small is Beautiful by E.F. Schumacher

Prosperity Without Growth Tim Jackson

Prosperity Without Growth by Tim Jackson

Culture by Zygmunt Bauman

Culture in a Liquid Modern World by Zygmunt Bauman

The Necessary Revolution by Peter Senge

The Necessary Revolution by Peter Senge

Sacred Economics by Charles Eisenstein

Sacred Economics by Charles Eisenstein

Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez

Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez

Toward Sustainable Communities by Mark Roseland

Toward Sustainable Communities by Mark Roseland

The Real World of Technology by Ursula Franklin

The Real World of Technology by Ursula Franklin

This is Water by David Foster Wallace

This is Water by David Foster Wallace

Cod by Mark Kurlansky

Cod by Mark Kurlansky

Dictionary of Newfoundland English

Dictionary of Newfoundland English

The Dismal Science by Stephen A. Marglin

The Dismal Science by Stephen A. Marglin

Resilience by Andrew Zolli

Resilience by Andrew Zolli

Economics of Good and Evil by Tomas Sedlacek

Economics of Good and Evil by Tomas Sedlacek

Salt by Mark Kurlansky

Salt by Mark Kurlansky

Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara by Tim Robinson

Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara by Tim Robinson

The Solution Revolution by William D. Eggers & Paul MacMillan

The Solution Revolution by William D. Eggers & Paul MacMillan

The Big Oyster by Mark Kurlansky

The Big Oyster by Mark Kurlansky

The Poetics of Space by Gaston Bachelard

The Poetics of Space by Gaston Bachelard

The World Beyond Your Head by Matthew B. Crawford

The World Beyond Your Head by Matthew B. Crawford

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard

A Guide for the Perplexed by E. F. Schumacher

A Guide for the Perplexed by E. F. Schumacher

The Wayfinders by Wade Davis

The Wayfinders by Wade Davis

A Book of Silence by Sara Maitland

A Book of Silence by Sara Maitland

Hard Light by Michael Crummey

Hard Light by Michael Crummey

This Is Marketing by Seth Godin

This Is Marketing by Seth Godin

The Abundant Community by John McKnight & Peter Block

The Abundant Community by John McKnight & Peter Block

Start with Why by Simon Sinek

Start with Why by Simon Sinek

Orbiting the Giant Hairball by Gordon Mackenzie

Orbiting the Giant Hairball by Gordon Mackenzie

Mindset by Carol Dweck

Mindset by Carol Dweck

Life Is What You Make It by Peter Buffett

Life Is What You Make It by Peter Buffett

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

Community by Peter Block

Community by Peter Block

Collaborating with the Enemy by Adam Kahane

Collaborating with the Enemy by Adam Kahane

21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari

21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari

Fiction

February by Lisa Moore

February by Lisa Moore

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

Levels of Life by Julian Barnes

Levels of Life by Julian Barnes

The Navigator of New York by Wayne Johnston

The Navigator of New York by Wayne Johnston

Salka Valka by Halldor Laxness

Salka Valka by Halldor Laxness

The Big Why by Michael Winter

The Big Why by Michael Winter

Sweetland by Michael Crummey

Sweetland by Michael Crummey

By The Rivers of Brooklyn by Trudy Morgan-Cole

By The Rivers of Brooklyn by Trudy Morgan-Cole

The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa

The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery