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11-29-2017

Spouse Community Update

Tak for sidst!

We had a fantastic week at Spouse Community Aarhus. We spent a mindful evening last Thursday, when we gathered together and learnt techniques to be in the present moment, appreciate the smaller things in life, acknowledge challenges faced as an expat or spouse and tackle them with positivity. Special thanks to Carmen Manea, our professional coach, from CM-Camp.
 
We spent yet another morning of great company, conversation and coffee at our Monthly Coffee Morning! Many thanks to Merchant Coffee Shop for hosting us and all the lovely people who showed up on a wintery Friday!
 
We rounded up the week at our Salsa+Socializing event on Saturday evening. We had a beginner's lesson with our lovely Salsa instructor, relaxed ourselves with some drinks and danced into the night! Big thanks to Mambo social Aarhus for hosting us.

Event highlight: Monthly Coffee Morning

Christmas season calls for an early coffee morning at Spouse Community Aarhus this December! We will be back at our usual meeting venue, Dome of Visions.
We want to welcome fresh faces and our regulars to the Monthly Coffee morning. So bring your partners or friends along and experience what it is like to be part of our warm & friendly community!
The event is on Friday, December 8 and is open to both members and non-members. To sign-up for the event click here

Event highlight: Express Your HeART Creative Workshop

Join Spouse Community Aarhus for a fun and lighthearted session on December 14 to relax your mind and express yourself through colors, shapes, drawing and painting, led by our creative Spouse Community member, Santhi Maniam. You can learn more about her here: www.facebook.com/peaceart.dk
 
This workshop is suitable for all skill levels – beginners are most welcome! This workshop is for adults and open to both our members and non-members. Ticket costs 85kr and must be purchased before December 10, this amount is non-refundable. All materials are provided, including pens and pencils, acrylic paints and brushes, paper, craft materials for collage, tape and glue. Light refreshments will also be provided to fuel your creativity!
 
Learn more about the event and sign-up before December 10 by clicking here
 
Scroll down for more information about these events and more upcoming Spouse Community activities!

Become a member

We’d love you to join us! Spouse Community Aarhus is a community of enthusiastic international spouses and accompanying partners from all over the world that have settled in Aarhus and made this city our home. All spouses can become a member of Spouse Community Aarhus, whether you or your partner are internationals or Danes. We are lucky enough to have members of many ages and nationalities, both men and women, and some working or volunteering in Aarhus.
 
We are a non-profit volunteer-based organisation and our nominal membership fee of 100kr per year (that’s about the price of two coffees!) goes directly back into putting on our events - so the more members we have, the more awesome events!
 
As a member you’ll also receive invitations to all our Spouse Community Aarhus events which are free to members (or in the instance there is an entry fee or ticket needed, we negotiate the best price possible for our members), and access to our members-only Facebook forum which is a place to connect with members, ask questions and seek advice, and share events and articles. Non-members are also welcome to attend our events, however we usually ask for a 50kr fee per event - so with membership only 100kr per year, it’s worth signing up.
 
To become a member, click here

Get involved

Spouse Community is run by spouses, for spouses; so if you have a passion or event idea you’d like to share with the community - we’d love to hear from you! Email us at info@spousecommunity.dk

Upcoming events

Xmas Monthly Coffee Morning
Friday, December 8 from 10.00-12.00
Dome of Visions, Inge Lehmanns Gade, Aarhus C
Free Admission
Open to members and non-members
 
Join Spouse Community Aarhus for our Monthly Coffee Morning event at Dome of Visions! This fun and informal event is a great opportunity to get to know Spouse Community: who we are and what we do, along with meeting new people and enjoying some delicious coffee. Our Monthly Coffee Mornings are open to both members and non-members – so feel free to bring your friends! Entry to this event is free, attendees can purchase their own coffee, tea and refreshments from the venue.

Read more and sign-up here

Express Your HeART Creative Workshop
Thursday, December 14 from 14.00-16.00
FO-Byen, Room VA8-205, Vester Allé 8, Aarhus C
85kr including all materials and light refreshments
Open to members and non-members

Join Spouse Community for a fun and lighthearted creative session to relax your mind and find ways to express your inner self through various mediums including painting, drawing, sketching or collage. Hosted by Santhi Maniam of Santhi Art, an artist, corporate trainer, mother, and member of Spouse Community, this workshop is suitable for adults of all skill levels – beginners are most welcome! All materials are provided and you can take home your creation at the end of the session.

This workshop is open to Spouse Community members and non-members. Tickets must be purchased before December 10 here
 
Coffee Roastery Tour + Tasting at MokkaHouse
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 2 PM to 4 PM
MokkaHouse, Lystrupvej 62, 8240 Risskov, Arhus N
Ticket costs 150 kr , includes the tour and tasting
Open to members and their partners only
 
Back by popular demand from summer of 2017, join Spouse Community as we learn about the drink we all love so much, coffee! We will visit local coffee roaster, MokkaHouse for a tour of their operations and take part in a delicious coffee tasting! We will have a private tour of the MokkaHouse roastery, learn about raw coffee and the roasting process, followed by a guided tasting of 3 different brewed black coffees and a coffee chat with their barista. 
 
MokkaHouse is a member of the Speciality Coffee Association and is a local roaster based in Aarhus. The venue can be reached by bicycle (about 20 minutes from downtown Aarhus) or bus 18. There is also free on-site parking. 

This event is suitable for adults at a special rate of 150kr, inclusive of the coffee tasting and guided tour. This fee is non-refundable. There are limited spaces available so sign up by Monday, February 5, 2018 to confirm your spot by clicking here


Follow our Facebook page and Instagram @spousecommunityaarhus for all our latest activities and happenings. 


 

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