Elders for the Earth:
a Retreat in the Spirit of Chautauqua

October 7-9, 2018

Wow! What a time we had.
October 7-9, 2018 at Mahoney State Park was our third

Elders for the Earth! 

Two events: 
Sunday, October 7, 10:30 to 4 p.m. 

PUBLIC EVENT for all ages!   
Families for the Earth
    
10:30 a.m. Interfaith intergenerational worship service with Rev. Bud Heckman preaching.  Bud is the Executive Director of the Tri-Faith Initiative in Omaha.  To learn more about this one-of-a-kind national initiative, go to:   https://trifaith.org/
    Light lunch 
   
    Afternoon 

       
Children will enjoy activities with certified naturalists...GO NATURE!  while adults learn from scientists and experts in the hydroponics field.

Elders for the Earth

Sunday, October 7, 5 p.m. was the official start to Elders for the Earth Chautauqua (designed for those 50 and older)!  We enjoyed a cooking demonstration and then a delicious local food dinner, getting acquainted and learning about the Worm Wrangler from Lincoln,  http://bigredworms.com/
Monday and Tuesday were full of plenary speakers, workshops, playshops and time to enjoy the park!  Topics addressed included:  OPPD and their commitment to renewable energy, organic farming, the sustainability model at the University of Nebraska Hospital, green burial options  and more.