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August 2022

August - What's on!

We hope everyone is having a wonderful summer! July and August are our quieter months, but we are still here for you. Pop by the shop (summer late hours on Fridays!) or Wednesdays at the Seddwell Center to say hi.

Wednesdays, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Singing with Joe
10€ per session. To register - email

Saturdays, August 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th, 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. Register with Debbie (limited spots). 

Thursday, August 18th, 6 pm- 9 pm, Potluck Dinner
Bring a dish to share for this fun social event, drinks will be available to purchase. 

Our popular Sip & Paint will be on summer break and return in September!
Here's a peak last month's session


Sound Vibration Circle - August TBA Andrea Huber leads this deeply relaxing and restorative event.The sounds you will experience include the monochord sound bed, Tibetan & crystal singing bowls, Native American Medicine Drum and channelled vocal sounds and toning. Wear comfortable clothing & socks. Registration required (limited to 10 places). €25 regular /  €20 IWA / €15 base members. Ask Andrea to be added to the whatsapp group to learn about upcoming dates.

Coming up in September

Thursday, September 1st, 6 pm - 7pm, Beehive Beats Concert
Joe G will be performing at our beehive beats tiny concert  at the Bohemian Soul beehive store. Book your tickets as space is limited to only 33 seats. Koha 5 - 10. 

Friday, September 30th, 6 pm - 9pm, Constant Transformation Vernissage
5 female artists will present their wo

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

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.


Deutsch Mit Sabine
B1 - C1 on-line course is on summer break
and will return in September
A conversation course covering various topics of interest, focusing on increasing vocabulary range and specific grammar topics.
€15 per class (€10 base members)
Register here.

Koha Kitchen Community Cookbook

Sophie and Bevil have created an international community cookbook with beautifully illustrated recipes collected from our members. It will be available to purchase soon for €15 for a digital edition through our website. Proceeds go towards supporting base Verein.


New Social Media team!

Our new team of volunteers are doing a fabulous job managing our social media channels. Follow on base Verein facebook and instagram to see all their great posts!



New posts on Gries Connect. Learn more about two of our Gries neighbours, the wonderful Zebra organisation and all their services supporting migrants and the Postgarage nightclub and their fun kids music festival coming up in October. Plus a mobile sandbox in the back of a car! Also fun summer events at the Oeverseepark and Stadtteilzentrum Triester.

Rachel shares posts on fun summer activities in Graz such as free Capoeira classes for kids and adults this August in Stadtpark and Volksgarten, free German course at Weichenstellwerk Graz, free kids music concerts on Saturdays in the center of Graz, The Vivaldi Project offering free violin lessons for  kids from low income families, preview of the new cafe at Thalersee and an overview of financial support for families to help with inflation and energy prices.

Chiala African Festival 
August 26 - 27 Augarten
The Chiala African Festival is back this year in Augarten August 26th and 27th with great live acts, workshops, a colorful bazaar and delicious African food.

(Look out for member Peninah and her Samburu Beads stand in the Bazaar!)

Small Business Coaching

Debbie Adams is offering free business coaching/support for anyone in the Gries District. If you have an idea or need support with your vision or any aspect of business let us know and we will see how we can help. Contact Debbie to organise a consultation. 
Bohemian Soul Beehive Store
Private shopping appointments available upon request

Late Summer opening hours!
Drop in to browse through our vintage summer dress collection.

Regular opening hours

Fridays 10 - 20:00 (summer late hours) &  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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