September 2018 Events

Day of Reiki Workshop

Saturday, September 13 from 10am – 1pm
Circle of Life
303 Route 7
This workshop will offer General Reiki Attunements, Reiki Level 1 Attunements, Reiki Level 2 Attunements
Jennifer has been a Rieki Master for 10 years and welcomes the opportunity to bring this gentle energy into your life. Many hospitals are now using Rieki volunteers to help relax and calm patients/family in times of stress. Reiki is a non-invasive hands off practice that can be learned by anyone and be used on yourself, your loved ones and even pets.
✨Join us for a day of relaxation, information and education.
✨We must have a minimum of 3 participants in order to hold this workshop and we have a max of 9.
✨The cost is: $75.00 for a standard attunement and $125 for level 1 or 2

Pre-registration and pre-payment is required for this class. Refunds (minus $25 cancellation fee) will be given up to two days prior. Please send payment (this is your pre-reg. confirmation) to by Sept 13th 2018.

Open House

Saturday, September 15 from 1pm – 4pm
Wilden’s Run Farm
135 Tubbs Road
Come visit Wilden’s Run Farm and see what we’re all about! Tour barn facilities, walk property/xc field, say hi to the horses, and meet trainers and staff! For more information on the Farm:

Artist Talk: Bill Botzow

Saturday, September 15 from 2pm – 3:30pm
Bennington Museum
75 Main Street
Artist Bill Botzow and Bennington Museum curator, Jamie Franklin, will present, “Working Out,” an illustrated conversation about Botzow’s drawings sculptures, and outdoor installations. His exhibition, “CAMBIUM (Into the Woods): Works by Bill Botzow,” closes on Sunday September 16, so don’t miss this opportunity to see the show and hear about it from the artist himself. This presentation will focus on Bill’s outdoor sculptural installations, his traveling drawing projects and his way of working.
For more information:

“Tour de Pownal” Fall Bike Ride

Saturday, September 22 @ 9:45am
Welcome in Fall with a free recreational bike tour on September 22, the first day of fall. The ride is co-presented by the Pownal Recreation Task Force and the Hoosic River Watershed Association (HooRWA). The 18-mile “Figure 8” loop begins and ends at at the former Mack Molding parking lot on Route 346, at Lincoln Street. It includes an optional shortcut for a 10-mile version of the ride, or extension for an 23-mile version. (Note: the route is paved except for a one-mile section of hardpack gravel on Indian Massacre Road.) Bring snacks and water. Meet at 9:45 a.m. for a 10 a.m. start.
Rain date: Sunday, September 23, 2018, 9:45 a.m.

Leaders: Pownal resident Julie Mackaman and HooRWA board member Lauren Stevens. Contact Julie at or 802-823-5545 by September 21 to preregister and to receive an email that morning if weather forces us to reschedule for the following morning.

🎉Circle of Life is E x p a n d i n g !!🎉

Saturday, September 22 from 11am – 2pm
Circle of Life
303 Route 7
Are you a current or past Circle of Life Client?
Do you wonder what Circle of Life is all about?
Join us for a picnic dedicated to you, the inspiration for our work and dedication to excellence. Bring the family, bring a friend! We appreciate all the loyalty and trust that you all have shown us over the last 7 years so we are having a picnic to celebrate all of you as well as introduce you to our new practitioners. Meet the Circle of Life Team and ask questions about our services.
Join us for: ✴Food and drinks✴ (Choices for all: GF/DF/SF as well as vegetarian and vegan)
✴$1 per minute✴ •Chair massages  •Mini CFT sessions  •Mini Reiki sessions
✴✴More details to come so stay tuned as we work through the final details!! ✴✴

Harwood Homestead Harvest Fest

Saturday, September  22 from 4 – 7pm

Rain date is at the same time on September 23
549 Cedar Hill Road
Harwood Homestead will host a Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 22nd from 4-7 p.m. at 549 Cedar Hill Road in Pownal, Vermont. Guests at the Harvest Festival are invited to meet the animals, take a farm tour and enjoy a farm dinner of roasted pork tacos, side dishes, and desserts. The event will also feature a “Taste of Pownal” farmers’ market, kids’ activities, and live music from local bluegrass favorites the Hale Mountain Pickers. Admission is $5 for adults and free for children 12 and under. Rain date is at the same time on September 23. For more information, contact Sarah Harwood at 910-599-7714. Actively soliciting Pownal vendors. If interested, call Sarah: 910-599-7714
Discover Pownal Farms and Food Series

Town of Pownal Hoosic River Clean up

Saturday, September 29 from 9am -12pm
Meet at parking area by Strobridge Park in North Pownal HooRWA supplies: Gloves, mesh trash bags, hip boots, first aid supplies. HooRWA Delivers: Orientation, safety talk, safety monitor, telephone contact. Pownal supplies: Trash pick up, permission for clean ups on town land. More info
* The Discover Pownal Farms and Food Series, a community-led celebration of Pownal farms and food producers. This year’s series will include farm tours and workshops, a July 4th town picnic and a fall harvest festival. Each event is family friendly and costs $5 per person. Children under 12 are free. All proceeds will support future farm and food events in Pownal. The Discover Pownal Farms and Food Series is supported by a Small and Inspiring grant from the Vermont Community Foundation and assistance from Northshire Grows. For more information call 413-346-7166