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Note: Tickets may also be purchased by mailing a check (payable to Maple Village Waldorf School) to us at:

Maple Village Waldorf School
4017 E. 6th St.
Long Beach, CA 90814

Or by calling (562) 434-8200 with a credit card payment.

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Our big evening “Under the Stars” is coming up soon! Please buy your tickets in the office and invite your family and friends!  We hope to see you there!  Folks from outside the Maple Village community are welcome and encouraged to attend. 🙂

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May4th

Picnic, Music & Art in the Park
Performances by Elizaveta
Tara Rose Davison, Maple Village Kids & Additional Artists

Sunday, May 4, 2014 
Marine Stadium Park ~ Long Beach, CA
3:00pm – 6:00pm

Bring a Picnic, Family & May Flowers

Suggested Donation $11 for Adults
Kids Free (or bring your loose change)
In the grass area next to the water!
RSVP/Qs: SuzanneToro@gmail.com

View, join & share this event on Facebook!

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This Saturday at our annual Harvest Faire we will be raffling off a beautiful handmade knitted farmyard story blanket – accessories included!  The blanket is about 3 feet by 3 feet in size.  It depicts a farmyard scene, complete with a knitted barnyard, two knitted sheep, a knitted cow, a knitted pig and piglet, knitted chickens and a knitted mouse.  It has a pond and gorgeous land in seasonal shades – see the amazing photos below!!

Raffle tickets are $5 each or five for $20, and can be purchased this Saturday at Harvest Faire!  For more information, see the Harvest Faire flyer.  See you there, and good luck!!

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We have two amazingly beautiful handmade creations to raffle in our 2013 Maple Village School Spring Fundraiser. A CUSTOM-MADE knitted Story Blanket and a HUGE set of hand felted woolen toys created by our very own fiber artist, Cathrine Ji. Tickets for each raffle cost $5… or $20 for a set of 5 tickets.

Both raffle items will be shipped, free of charge, to anywhere in the world.

1. The Custom-Made Story Blanket

Win a Waldorf Story Blanket

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If you win this raffle, you will be able to choose the theme of your story blanket and we will make it for you according to your vision. The knitted Story Blanket in the photos was hand knitted by our Maple Village School parents to raffle at our Harvest Faire last year.  It’s theme was ‘The Four Seasons’ and as you can see it is divided into Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. It was amazingly stunning. Other ideas for a theme would be; WOODLAND, with forest greens, streams and toadstools or FARMYARD, with veggie patches, ploughed land and wheat fields or BEACH, with the sea and waves and sand and seaweed… your imagination is the limit.

Your blanket will be 3 x 4 feet big and will be a hand knitted collaboration by our Maple Village community. It will be completed by July 1st, 2013.

2. The Needle Felted Toys

MVS Felted Toys Raffle

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Each creation is an utter delight! They have been lovingly hand felted by renowned Maple Village Fiber Artist, Cathrine Ji. There are 12 ENCHANTING items in this raffle… a HUGE toadstool house with a door and a roof that open for imaginative play, Mother Earth and her Seed Baby, a Spring Fairy and her flying pony, Pegasus, Mr. and Mrs. Gnome and their two bunnies and their two chickens, a sweet little yellow duck and the most GORGEOUS felted playscape, HUGE… 2 feet by 4 feet big… hours and hours of imaginative play.

The draw will take place on May 17, 2013 and winners will be announced and contacted immediately.
If you win, your treasures will be shipped to you, free of charge, anywhere in the world.  For those using Paypal to purchase tickets, winners will be contacted via their Paypal email/contact info.

All proceeds will go to Maple Village School.

To see more photos of the gorgeous raffle items, visit our GALA RAFFLE Page.

Pleases share this raffle with everyone.

Good luck to all!

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Imagine stepping into a school that welcomes you with the sight of children’s watercolor paintings of apple trees and handmade jump-ropes, the smell of vegetable soup simmering, and the sound of young voices singing about the coming winter wind.  As you continue down the hall, you see kindergarteners building castles, houses, and multi-level ramps out of wooden blocks; first graders drawing the story of King Winter in their lesson books, and second and third graders practicing mental math, with the help of Ida the Spider in the Land of Mathemagics.   Outside in the play yard, you find the preschoolers playing with sand and water and twigs, while toddlers harvest carrots and peas for their snack.

Now imagine that school growing, and in just 5 years graduating their first eighth graders.  At graduation, you see those students grown into pre-adolescents with broad abilities and confidence; able to write beautiful stories, tell you about Ancient India, the Renaissance, and Napoleon; grasp fundamental math, physics, and geometry concepts; draw intricate pictures of their science experiments and paint watercolor portraits; sculpt out of clay and build out of wood; and even knit a pair of socks!  Most importantly, you meet young people who have a sense for truth, beauty, and goodness, and who are eager to more fully develop their own potentials and contribute to the health of their communities.

At Maple Village School, we hold and nurture this powerful vision for our students.

We reach out to you today to ask that you join us in continuing to work towards our vision, by making a financial contribution.  Your generous donation will supply us with watercolor paints and yarn, or perhaps fund a teacher’s renewal course, or build a new play yard structure, or support a student on tuition adjustment.

Our young school has already grown from an idea voiced around a kitchen table to a magical school with 5 classrooms serving toddlers through third grade; a vibrant, caring faculty; and a lively, supportive Parent Village.  We have waiting lists for our early childhood programs, and 25% of our students benefit from our tuition adjustment program.

Join us in nurturing future generations.  Please consider making a contribution to Maple Village School.

You may donate online via PayPal by clicking the “Donate” button on our sidebar.

Or send a check to us at:
Maple Village School
P.O. Box 14498
Long Beach, CA  90803

With blessings for the New Year,

Christina, Alice, and
the Maple Village School community

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MVS parent Donni Webber has spotlighted our story blanket on her blog today!  Check out her post to discover all the details and secrets of this amazing one-of-a-kind item, which will be raffled off tomorrow at Harvest Faire.  See you there for a chance to win!

Waldorf Knitted Story Blanket Playscape

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