20 % discount for Base Members and other special discounts!
New merchandise every week - follow us on facebook & instagram to see what's just arrived!
August - What's on!
GRIES CONNECT ACTION MEETING: Monday 30th August 6pm - 8pm
We will be holding an action plan meeting for the next steps of creating the world we wish to live in for the Gries Area. This is open to base members and our invited guests who want to take action and be involved. Debbie will present the next few steps and then we will commit to what we want to be involved in and begin the planning process.
Please message Debbie to register: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Koha Kitchen is open Saturdays 10 am - 2 pm with cake and cookies for our Base Members (koha donation)
Fridays, 9 am - 12 pm the Base Playgroup will resume meeting again at the Seddwell Center in September (for our base members and their children) Guests are very welcome to visit and try it out.
Saturdays (starting July 17th) 9 am - 10 am and 2:30pm - 3:30pm Akasha Wellbeing will be holding regular yoga classes for base members. Cost per class is on a Koha basis (fair exchange for the service you receive - suggestion 10€). Please reserve your spot as space is limited to 10 participants.
Enjoy a private Sound Therapy Sessionwith Andrea Huber in our therapy room at the Seddwell Center. Wonderfully healing and relaxing! Contact Andrea to book an appointment.
September 10, 6 pm - 9 pm, Pot Luck Dinner. Come and enjoy a potluck dinner with international guests. Bring a plate of food to share and enjoy a lovely evening with old and new friends. Drinks for purchase to support base Verein. This event is open to everyone. You must reserve your spot. COVID measures apply.
September 25, 2 pm - 5 pm Rasberry Pi Labworkshop. We have some great technology experts coming to show kids what they can do with this awesome technology platform. (10 yrs +).
Book Club, Photo Club & Film Club
Do you enjoy reading, taking pictures or watching films? Why not share your passion with others? base Verein are planning to start a book/newspaper-club and a photo/film club at Seddwell Center. Since we are now in the planning stages, you can also participate in the organization of the clubs. For the photoclub, we have development machines for analogue films. In the future we would like to offer courses on analogue film development.
If you are interested, please let Matthias know at
The clubs can either be organized in German or English.
Base Verein projects
Many of you know a little about what we do but we would like to introduce you to some of the projects BASE Verein(our not-for-profit foundation) does to help create happier, healthier communities.
5. base Verein organizes pot luck dinners once a quarter. We open this to everyone. Guests bring a plate of food to share and have a lovely evening socialising with people from all over the world. All going well we hope to hold the next one on Friday September 10th (6pm – 9pm)
6. We are growing our base Verein affiliate program to make life better for members. Members receive discounts and offers from selected businesses. Bohemian Soul beehive gives members 20% discount off their products, we get exclusive rental rates from the creative hacker sBASe, aswell as member only Love2Learn courses. Andrea Huber gives special discounts for her sound therapy. Also if you want and internet/phone provider one of our members is able to get you a great deal through Magenta.
If you have a business and want to offer a special for base members please let us know
As a community we come together to support our members in need. Peninah is a wonderful community member in Graz who gives so much to so many. Her sister was hit by a car in Kenya and is now fighting for her life. Peninah and her family are unable to pay the hospital bills so we are reaching out to our community to ask for some help. If everyone we know puts in just 10€ it will make a difference. For more info please read her story on the GOFund me platform.
Adults & Kids Love2Learn
German Classes and English Kids club will be taking a break for July & August and will be back in September.
Want to know what's going on this summer in Graz? For info on festivals, free events, fun things to with kids then visit IloveGraz on facebook.
Base Verein Urban Gardening
We hope to begin some community gardens in the Gries district - fingers crossed we get planning permission to begin.
Who would be interested in a pickling workshop or workshops about healing herbs. Shoot us a message if you are keen.
Follow Urban Gardening on facebook for updates and workshops.
Base Verein Members Corner
The Base playgroup's toy and clothing exchange is overflowing! Make an appointment to come by and browse.
We are holding several 'Working Bee' events to help tidy up, renovate and get our spaces ready to open again. Contact us if you have time to lend us a helping hand.
For information on membership and joining our vibrant