Quiet Park dedication...this Saturday!

Quiet Park dedication…this Saturday!

One of the core ideas shaping the work of the Huss Project is that we all need a balance in our lives between stillness and activity. People describe this balance in various ways: contemplation and action, inner work and outer life, and so on. At the Huss Project, we love to play, make music, grow…

Future Fest 2018: Sweets!

Why you should come to Future Festival: SWEETS!

Come gather with our community to enjoy some delicious baked goods, lemonade, or iced coffee at the bake sale at Huss Future Festival on Saturday, July 21! Our friends and neighbors really amaze us every year with their incredible treats. If you are able to bake something for the sale, please contact our bake sale…

Future Fest 2018: Kids!

Why you should come to Future Festival: FUN FOR KIDS!

There’s something fun for kids of all ages at this year’s Huss Future Festival on July 21! Make the rounds at the Community Carnival, where organizations from St. Joseph County will bring games, crafts, and activities for kids. While you’re there, learn about all the good work that these groups do in our neighborhoods and…

Future Fest 2018: Rummage!

Why you should come to Future Festival: RUMMAGE GALORE!

Whether you are hunting for carnival glass, owl figurines, record albums, a funky retro hanging lamp, a loveseat for the family room, dog signage, pots & pans, or school clothes for the kids, you’ll want to check out the rummage sale at Huss Future Fest 2018! This year’s sale has a new look to it…

Future Festival 2018: Music!

Why you should come to Future Fest: ART & MUSIC!

This year’s Huss Future Fest has a fabulous, diverse lineup of live music, complemented by the incredible work and wares of local artists! Here’s what you can expect to hear out in the yard (or in the old kindergarten if it rains): 10:00am – New Jerusalem Baptist Church (Soulful Praise Music) 11:00am – Tara &…

Hussagram: Help wanted!

Hussagram: Help wanted!

Look at these lovelies working away to get the Huss Project ready for Future Fest…and they need your help! Huss Future Fest is a HUGE exchange of gifts and we’d be so grateful if you’d consider adding your time and skills to the mix. Here are the upcoming work days when you can pitch in…

Hussagram: Plugging away on Future Fest!

Hussagram: Plugging away on Future Fest!

The 2018 Future Fest committee has been meeting for several months already, and now that the weather has warmed up, we’ve moved operations to the “office” at the Huss Project. Those of us who have served before—Andy, Julie, Rob, Kirstin, Deborah, Elisabeth, and Annelie—are very excited about new committee members Nicole, Kim, and Angela bringing…

*cino staff 2017

Thank you for helping us meet our year-end goal!

You all amazed us here in Three Rivers over the past two weeks. Earlier this year, a generous donor approached us with a proposal: they’d contribute up to $5,000 as a match for individual donations to *culture is not optional (the parent organization of the Huss Project) before the end of 2017. Our small core…

Rummage sale

Huss Future Fest 2017 has rummage galore!

Calling all good people who love a good deal in support of a good cause: this year’s Huss Future Fest rummage sale is going to be amazing! I hope you have your calendar marked for the Fest, which is just one week from today—that’s July 22 from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. The annual rummage sale is…

Huss plan (draft)

Design process continues for Huss property

Here is a draft of our new site plan for Huss (read below the image for more information): When we first purchased the Huss School property in Three Rivers, we had a lot of ideas, but no specific plan. That was intentional. We knew that if we were going to help create something that contributes…

Hussagram: Gardening at GilChrist

Hussagram: Gardening at GilChrist

A group of *cino volunteers transported their labor this past weekend to GilChrist Retreat Center for a gardening retreat. It was a great time of getting to know one another better as we embark on our summer of shared work and play!

Storytelling: Sharing Food

Summer storytelling kicks off on the theme of sharing food!

For the past several summers, the Huss Project has hosted a summer storytelling series inspired by other projects like The Moth (which recently featured a story involving one of our local friends, Richard Price). This summer, we’ll continue sharing stories with a kick-off event this coming Friday on the theme of “Sharing Food,” inspired by…