Autumnal Program Offerings 2015

Early Autumn LakeSustainable lifestyles, Indigenous ecology and understanding wild things encompass our Autumn schedule of public programming. We hope you’ll join us for one or more of our offerings as we welcome the Season of Change!

Cultural Ecology of the Haudenosaunee
Thursday, October 22
12:00 noon to 1:00pm
Erie Community College
South Campus – Orchard Park
A discussion and demonstrations on how the People of the Long House (Haudenosaunee/Iroquois), and in particular the Onödowa’ga:’ (Seneca), modeled their civilization upon the cycles, rhythms and systems of Earth through ceremony, food, medicine and recreation. This is a FREE presentation.
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Autumn Amble
Saturday, October 24
10:00am to 1:00pm
18 Mile Creek Park – Hamburg
A leisurely interpretive hike concentrating on how both critters and plants prepare for the coming Winter.


Earthly Cleaning
Thursday, November 5
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Springville Griffith High School
A workshop focused on creating home-made, environmentally friendly cleaning prepartions for household use.


Herbal Crafts for Gift-Giving
Sunday, November 8
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Roycroft Campus – East Aurora
A hands-on demonstration of several lovingly crafted herbal treats for body and mind perfect for the holidays.


Wild Bird Care for Winter
Tuesday, November 17
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Roycroft Campus – East Aurora
Learn some easy steps and projects you can make that birds will appreciate, allowing you to discover more about their behaviors as they find your property a very hospitable place to visit.


Native American Plant Wisdom at the Roycroft

Looking forward to presenting this program next weekend!

Native American Plant Wisdom at the Roycroft

Autumn Programs for 2014

We are excited to share our upcoming programs readying you for the holidays and Winter ahead. See you soon!

Autumn Herbs Series
Country Cupboard (586 Main St | East Aurora)
$5.00 each – call 716-652-9115 to register

  • Tinctures and Extracts
    Saturday, October 25th – 1:00 to 2:30pmmortar-and-pestle
    Demonstration on making these potent preparations for health and cuisine.
  • Salves and Balms
    Saturday, November 15th – 1:00 to 2:30pm
    Learn how easy it is to make these healing preparations.

Roycroft Campus Fall Series
Roycroft Powerhouse (31 S. Grove | East Aurora)
See the RCC website or call 716-655-0261 for cost and registration

  • Native American Plant WisdomThree Sisters
    Sunday, November 16th – 10:00am to Noon
    Inspired by Roycroft son Ralph Hubbard, noted for his work to advance understanding of 20th century Native American culture, we’ll look at how local Indigenous people historically used plants for both food and medicine followed by a demonstration on employing these ancient herbal crafts in modern times.
  • Herbal Crafts for Gift Giving
    Thursday, November 20th – 7:00 to 9:00pm

    A hands-on demonstration of lovingly crafted herbal treats for body and mind – perfect for gift-giving.