2009-12-31 / About Town

Women’s wilderness weekend Jan. 22

Women’s Wilderness Weekend of RI, a non-profit organization formed to provide weekend get-away opportunities for women to enhance self-development through shared workshops, recreation and fellowship, will hold a Women’s Wilderness Weekend on Jan. 22, 23 and 24 at the W. Alton Jones campus of the University of Rhode Island.

The weekend will offer a wide variety of classes such as orienteering, snowshoeing and tracking, outdoor cooking, making a walking stick, herbs and aromatherapy, natural cosmetics, belly dancing, spoon carving, pilates and salsa. The weekend will also include a service project of donations to Crossroads Rhode Island. All participants are asked to bring items to donate.

Private services, such as massage, reflexology, tarot readings and facials, are available from certified practitioners for a fee. Saturday evening’s entertainment will be Aubrey Atwater.

The fee for the weekend is $185, which includes all meals, lodging and workshops. Some workshops may require a materials fee. Scholarships are available on a limited basis.

Visit www.womenswildernessri.com for more information.

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