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HPPR's Events Calendar provides information about cultural, civic and other events in the HPPR listening area. If you or your non-profit organization has an event, you may submit the information using the link below. You can also email information to events@hppr.org.
Sustainable Building Workshop 
General Event Information
Event Category:
Community Events
Price:
 
Dates and Times:
June 1-25, 9:00AM-6:00PM; (Weekly workshops Sun - Weds through June starting 6/1 - 6/25)
Artist/Group:
Grassroots Community Center
Professor and artist Nikki Pike is conducting the construction of a sculptural windbreak wall at the Grassroots Community Center in Joes, Colorado (south Yuma County) as part of a larger project to build a multi-use trail and xericscaped rural heritage sculpture garden.
Since there were no trees available for lumber, early pioneers to the High Plains built with available resources such as clay, sand and straw or grass for sod homes and dugouts. This cob building project - using sand, clay and straw - honors historical and contemporary building practices of using natural materials you can find anywhere.
DATES: June | Weekly, Sunday - Wednesday
2 day workshop = $75
4 day workshop = $125
Free for kids & High Plains Residents
(Workshop fee waivers available based on need.)

Venue Information
Venue:
Grassroots Community Center  
Address:
6671 Us Highway 36  
City:
Joes 
State:
CO 
Zip Code:
80822 
Country:
United States 
Telephone:
(970) 358-4371  
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