Archive for the ‘Chinatown Living Library & Think Park’ Category

Sep13

Radio Interview With Bonnie Ora Sherk Features A Living Library & Islais Creek Watershed !

ViewIntoRedwoodCircleBouldersBonnie Ora Sherk was interviewed on KPOO FM, 98.5 on Connecting the Dots by Judy Drummond on August 28, 2014.  Bonnie Ora discussed A Living Library and all the Branch Living Library & Think Parks underway in San Francisco and New York City, and multiple opportunities to develop Branches around the world.  Listen to the Broadcast here ! In the interview,  she also talked about the Living Library Nature Walk, that is underway, and is a model for the whole Islais Creek Watershed, the largest in SF that interconnects eleven neighborhoods, that could eventually link community resources like schools, parks, public housing, streets, and other open spaces through development of a new, narrative landscape, with other features, including the daylighting of Creeks where possible.
Aug09

Bonnie Ora Sherk Interviewed For New Video About A Living Library

Bonnie Ora Sherk was interviewed in the OMI/Excelsior Living Library & Think Park Lower Garden on August 8, 2014, by Starr Sutherland, who is shooting and editing a new video on A Living Library, for Producer, Patricia  Watts, Founder & WestCoast Curator for ecoartspace. This video will be shown on the ecoartspace website as a companion piece for a prior video interview with Bonnie Ora, in which she discusses her earlier art works, linked here.

Stay tuned to see the new video !   See pics below of Starr and colleague Matt, getting ready for the video shoot:

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Aug09

Chinatown Living Living Library Students Make Ice Cream & Learn Math !

Children in the Chinatown Branch Living Library had a real treat with A.L.L. Teachers Briggin and Danielle !  They made delicious ice cream, adding fresh fruits from their gardens, and using rock salt and ice to freeze the flavored cream.  The children also learned math through measuring all the ingredients.  Have a look at these adorable pics !

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Jun13

Students Learn And Enjoy Their Chinatown Living Library & Think Park In The Spring !

1-IMG_6284Please enjoy the beautiful Living Library Gardens in the Chinatown Branch Living Library & Think Park in the heart of San Francisco's Chinatown at Gordon Lau Elementary School and Commodore Stockton Child Development Center A Living Library works with almost 500 students - PreK-5th Grade - per month year round at this Branch

Enjoy the beauty that the children help create and maintain while learning math, science, language arts, all the arts, history, health, nutrition, and youth leadership skills !!!

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4-IMG_6277Companion Planting with vegetables and flowers in the Chinatown Branch Living Library & Think Park !

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Apr30

A Living Library: Cultivating The Human & Ecological Garden – Presentation By Bonnie Ora Sherk

Please enjoy A Living Library:  Cultivating the Human & Ecological Garden, a Presentation by Bonnie Ora Sherk, Founder & Director ofLife Frames, Inc. A Living Library.

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