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October 2022

October - What's on!

Wednesdays, 7 am - 10 am  English Breakfast Club
Breakfast meetings for our business community. Network and learn the SMART skills necessary to conduct successful businesses in an ethical sustainable way. As an additional bonus you get to brush up on your English conversational skills. Koha suggestion: 5 - 10€ (English breakfast, tea/coffee included). Open to everyone who wants to talk business. Registration by email.

Wednesdays, 10.30 - 11.30 am Yoga with Kelly
Join Kelly for a morning yoga session before our community lunch. Suitable for all levels. €10. Contact Kelly to register for a spot.

Wednesdays, 12 pm - 7 pm, Light up Gries - Window Decoration Making

Come and help us make Christmas window decorations for the shops in Gries. This year the theme is based on animals. Pop by when you can to give us a hand.
Wednesdays, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Love2Sing with Joe
Adults and children 10 +. Learn some new songs and incorporate those you love . 10€ per session. To register - email Joe.

Fridays, 7 am - 8 am Scared Sangha - supported self-practice group
Taking time for ourselves and establishing healthy routines takes self-discipline and determination. The energy of a like-minded group can sometimes be a strong ally in staying motivated. These sessions will typically start with a short guided meditation after which everybody goes on practicing their favourite style of self care practice. At the end of the session, all are invited to stay for a hot drink and a chat. Email Kirsten to register. Koha donation..

Saturdays, 9 am - 10 am  Families Love2Learn
Debbie leads this fun educational program in English with creative learning stations set up for caregivers and their kids to work together on literacy, art & science activities. All ages welcome. For our base members only. Koha donation (suggested €10). Register with Debbie (limited spots). 

Tuesdays, 9 am - 10.30 am & Thursdays 12.30 pm - 2 pm Creative Writing Workshop
If you are a writer or think you have stories in you that need to be written, join Susmita Paul to experience creative writing with a difference. Writing is both a rational and an intuitive exercise. In these creative writing workshops we will learn to exercise both the right and the left halves of the brain.
October 4, Tuesday and October 13, Thursday: How to excavate your creative spirit
October 6, Thursday: How to find poetry: Writing found/erasure poetry
October 11, Tuesday: How to create rites of writing: Habits that help

€15 members / €25 non members. Email Susmita to register.

Thursday, October 6th, 7 pm - 8 pm Beehive Beats - Deasel Weasel
Deasel Weasel will be performing at our beehive beats tiny concert in the Bohemian Soul beehive store. 33 seats available, book by email - koha donation (€5 - €10)

Saturday, October 8th, 11 am - 1 pm Knitting Club
Knitting Club is open to all levels from novice to expert and everything in between. Other projects (sewing, crochet etc also welcome!). Open to base members and IWA members. No registration needed.

Saturday, October 8th, 3 pm - 4.30 pm ÖGK Women's Healthcare Discussion We will discuss ÖGK and their services, including co-insurance for family members, EU coverage, sick pay etc. Register with Rachel

Thursday, October 20th, 4 pm - 6 pm Base Graz Presentation
Come and hear about what Base Graz is doing to create happier healthier communities and how this has an impact on the economy and businesses in Gries.

Saturday, October 22nd, 3 pm - 9.30 pm  Living Room Session
A fun line up of music talent! More details to come.

Saturday, October 22nd, 6 pm - 8.30 pm Sip & Paint
Relax, socialise and sip a glass of wine while painting a picture. You will be guided through each step by our talented artist-in-residence Bevil Byam. Good conversation and laughter included, no art experience required. 35€ including all supplies and one  glass or wine or beverage. (cash bar for further drinks). Register with Bevil.

Thursday, October 27th, 6 pm - 9 pm Family Halloween Potluck
Fun for the whole family! Come and dress up and bring a dish to share.

Coming up in November

Friday, November 25th, 7 pm - 9 pm Gin Tasting
Join our 'expert mixologist who will take you through a sample of four premium gins and self made tonics. At the end of the tasting get to mix your own G&T with your choice of tonic.A selection of finger food is included in the price 35€ normal 25€ base members Maximum: 25 people-. Reigster by email
Want to get involved? We are looking for volunteers to help at the center on Saturday mornings. Or maybe you would like to give a presentation, lead a club or a workshop, or help with the community garden? Just let us know.

Or drop by on Wednesday mornings 11.30 am, when our team meets for lunch (5€) to discuss ideas.


New post on Gries Connect introducing the cozy new co-writing space Schrieb.oase and their creative writing workshop program.

Visit IloveGraz to discover upcoming events in Graz, such as the Long Night of the Museums on October 1st and Steirischer Herbst Festival (until October 16th)


New German conversation Group

Practice your German conversation skills in a relaxed setting with Loreline. Times and dates to be confirmed depending on participants availability. For our Base Members. Contact us if you are interested in taking part.
Saturday Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to help at the center on Saturday mornings (managing the kitchen, greeting visitors etc). A really fun way to meet new people! Contact us if you have a few hours to spare.

FemmesTisch Women's Discussion Group

In cooperation with the Frauenservice, Rachel leads our FemmesTisch discussion group. A great way to meet other women while discussing topics such as health, partnership and family life, using photocards to guide the conversation. Dates and times depend on the participants availability. If you would like to take part, contact Rachel

Bohemian Soul Beehive Store
Private shopping appointments available upon request

Special Halloween Event on October 28 & 29 with spooky treats and surprises!

Regular opening hours

Fridays 10 - 18:00  & Saturdays 10 - 14:00 (or by appointment)
 Rösselmühlgasse 22

20 % discount for Base Members and other special discounts!

New merchandise every week - follow us on 
facebook & instagram to see what's just arrived!

Member Josh Rogers is an
English speaking handy-man trained in Australia. Affordable rates for work including
🪛Minor electrical work
📺 appliance collection and installation
🛋Furniture pick-ups and assembly of flat pack furniture.
Happy to discuss any job, no obligation 06764189555
For more information and for registrations please contact us on or 0676 5550233.
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