Participating Communities - National Cohousing Open House Day April 29, 2017

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National Cohousing Open House Day


Manzanita Village
Living in Community
258 Benjamin Dr
Prescott, Arizona 86303
3:00 - 7:00 pm

Sonora Cohousing
Living in Community
501 East Roger Road, Tucson AZ 85705
outreach [at] sonoracohousing [dot] com
9:00 am -12:00 pm


Berkeley Cohousing
Living in Community
2220 Sacramento St., Berkeley, CA 94702 (between Allston and Bancroft) 510-842-6224
berkeleycoho-info [at] ebcoho [dot] org
Please come only during the listed times:
9:30 am - 10:30 am
The regional bus tour will start here (reservations required); self-guided tour maps with open times for area communities will be available.
Please no pets or smoking onsite; park cars offsite; AC transit 88 bus stops out front. Bike parking available next to Common House.

East Bay Cohousing (regional umbrella group)
Forming Community
510-842-6224 ebcoho-info [at] ebcoho [dot] org
Different sites throughout the day, with maps and a bus tour
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Maps, optional Bus tour, regional forum (Pleasant Hill), closing reception

Fair Oaks EcoHousing
Building Community
Linda Tanforan, lmtanforan at, 916-359-3742
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

FrogSong CoHousing
Living in Community
101 Ross Street, Cotati, CA 94931
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tours and snacks

Nevada City Cohousing
Living in Community
200 Redbud Way Nevada City, CA 95959
colleenbrokaw [at] icloud [dot] com, 831-535-2997
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tours include insides of 4 different sized homes, food, video, kid-friendly!

New Brighton Cohousing
Living in Community
6020 Soquel Dr., Aptos, CA
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tours of homes, common house and property

Kingfisher Cohousing
Building Community
3130 Brookdale Ave, Oakland CA
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pleasant Hill Cohousing
Living in Community
2200 Lisa Lane, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
hedgpeth [at] berkeley [dot] edu
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Tours of the community, meet & greet with community members
Snacks, Q&A with panel of cohousers at 2:30pm
RSVP requested:

San Diego Urban CoHousing Community
Forming Community
3050 Rue Dorleans, San Diego, CA 92110
Call when you arrive at the complex gate so we can meet you to let you in: 312/493-7610
Stefania [at] CapitalLinkUSA [dot] comAttention
At the car gate entrance of our complex is a mini waterfall and a stand of palm trees.
When you turn At intersection of West Point Loma/ Rue dorleans (where there is a Shell gas station) we are the 2nd gated community.
Best parking options are on Rue dorleans or West Point Loma.
11:30 am to 4:30 pm

Southside Park Cohousing
Living in Community
434 T St, Sacramento, California 95811
Don Knutson at (916) 805-9337 and vegdon [at] macnexus [dot] org
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Temescal Creek Cohousing
Living in Community
Street parking available
322B 45th St, Oakland, CA 94609
Noon - 2:00 pm
Joanie Zecherle, 480-650-6998 cell and text, zecherle36 [at] gmail [dot] com

Temescal Commons Cohousing
Living in Community
480 42nd Street, Oakland, Ca, 94609, changewrite [at] earthlink [dot] net, 757-510-0970
10:00 am - 12:00 noon

Wolf Creek Lodge
Living in Community
800 Freeman Lane, Grass Valley, Ca. 95949; 530-478-1970
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Tours; Meet & Greet with community members; Refreshments


Aria Cohousing Community
Building Community
2861 W. 52nd Ave, Denver, CO laura [at] urbanventuresllc [dot] com (303) 446-0761
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Enjoy light refreshments, meet with community members, view floor plans and explore the beautiful grounds.

Casa Verde Commons
Living in Community
1355 Lindenwood Grv, Colorado Springs, CO 80907
info [at] casaverde [dot] us 719-633-8170
1 - 3 PM

Highline Crossing Cohousing Community
Living in Community
1620 W Canal Ct, Littleton, CO 80120
highlinecrossing [at] gmail [dot] com
10:00 am - Noon
tours available

Lyons Valley Village
Living in Community
197 2nd Ave Lyons Colorado 80540
4 - 7 pm

Silver Sage Village
Living in Community
1650 Yellow Pine Ave, Boulder, CO 80304
Rahima [at] sagers [dot] us
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Conversation and tours

Washington Village
Living in Community
1215 Cedar Ave, Boulder, Colorado 80304
rosie [at] whdc [dot] com
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Conversation & Tours

Wild Sage Cohousing
Living in Community
karinhoskin [at] hotmail [dot] com 303-437-0561
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
conversation and tours


Liberty Village
Living in Community
9123 Liberty Village Way, Union Bridge, MD 21791
Chris Bontrager 301-922-2129
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
hands-on outdoor projects, lunch, village tour


Blackington Village Cohousing
Forming Community
Berkshires, MA colin [at] blackintonvillagecohousing [dot] com 413-262-9221
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Jamaica Plain Cohousing
Living in Community
65 Cornwall Street, Jamaica Plain MA 02130 GoodmanJ [at] jpcohousing [dot] org
Sign up for tours HERE:
10:30 - 11:15
11:15 - 12
12 - 12:45
12:45 - 1:30

Mosaic Commons
Living in Community
Bob Morrison: 8 Village Ln., Berlin MA 01503 RHmorrison [at] AOL [dot] com Home: 978-838-0325 Cell (during event only): 978-514-2043
Sue Atlas: 13 Village Lane, Berlin, MA 01503 qi4all [at] gmail [dot] com Cell: 828-226-4032
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Meet at common house. Light refreshments available. This is a work weekend, so you can see us at work fixing up our grounds.


Genesee Gardens Cohousing
Living in Community
804 Bancroft Ct, Lansing MI 48915
ggcohousing [at] gmail [dot] com
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Informational program starting at 3pm in the common house (804 Bancroft).


Monterey Cohousing Community
Living in Community
2925 Monterey Ave., Saint Louis Park, MN 55416 952-479-0660 montereycohousing [at] gmail [dot] com
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
We will be having tours of the property from 1 to 3 pm.
Then in the evening we will have a party from 7 to 10 pm. Please check out our website or Facebook page for details.

New York

Cantines Island Cohousing
Living in Community
Cantine's Island Ln, Saugerties, New York 12477
heidinys [at] earthlink [dot] net
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Family friendly community invites you to potluck brunch,
tours of our beautiful land, possibly tours of homes.

Flower City Cohousing Community
Forming Community
Rochester, New York
info [at] flowercitycohousing [dot] org, 585-315-2406 or 585-461-1353
10:00 am - 11:30 am;
We will gather at 1010 East Avenue, red brick building to the left of the driveway on the Asbury Church campus.
Please register in advance via email or phone. This event is an orientation to cohousing - please come at start - 10 a.m.

North Carolina

Arcadia Cohousing
Living in Community
Becky Laskody, blaskody [at] gmail [dot] com, 919-906-4283
134 Circadian Way, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516
Noon - 5:00 pm
Meet at Common House (134 Circadian Way) for refreshments, a tour of Arcadia and one or two homes.

Charlotte Cohousing
Forming Community
Crystal Farmer 812-565-3556
Social on May 7 at Hygge Coworking at 7pm.
Note: Different date than April 29!

Durham Central Park Cohousing Community
Living in Community
130 Hunt Street, Durham NC
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Contact info [at] durhamcoho [dot] com

Elderberry Cohousing
Living in Community
Rosemarie Sawdon, sawdon [at] msn [dot] com, 336-364-0386
Noon - 5:00 pm
Refreshments (of course!); Elderberry's remaining homes are also
part of Triangle Area Green Home Tour tour at the same time.

Eno Commons Cohousing Neighborhood
Living in Community
1 Indigo Creek Trail, Durham, NC 27712
info [at] enocommons [dot] org
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tours (which includes viewing a house) , Meet & Greet with community members, Refreshments

Fiori Hill - Hillsborough
Building Community
734 US 70 Business East, Hillsborough, NC 27278 for your GPS.
We share the entrance with “Forest Ridge”, next door. Across from the SportsPlex.
11:00 am - Noon
Riverwalk maps, community information, walk the land. The infrastructure is in and the first home may be under construction.

Intown Neighborhood Place
Forming Community in downtown Durham, NC
jimmccrae [at] earthlink [dot] net
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Table at Durham Central Park Cohousing Community
130 Hunt Street, Durham NC 27701 (parking in lot across Hunt St)

Pacifica Cohousing
Living in Community
141 Viburnum Way, Carrboro, North Carolina 27510
pacificaoutreachcommittee [at] gmail [dot] com
Lemonade on the patio, chatting and community tours

Raleigh Cohousing
Forming Community
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Table at Durham Central Park Cohousing Community
130 Hunt Street, Durham NC 27701
(Parking across the street in the Senior Center lot)

Living in Community
Solterra, 98 Solterra Way, Durham, NC 27705 919-972-1322
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Meet at Common House for cookies and drinks and a tour of Solterra.
Hope to tour some homes as well.

Village Hearth Cohousing
Forming Community
Pat - VillageHearthCohousing [at] gmail [dot] com or Margaret - 561-714-8009
Table at Durham Central Park Cohousing Community
130 Hunt Street, Durham NC 27701 (parking in lot across Hunt St)
plus S'mores on the Land


Cascadia Commons Cohousing Commmunity
Living in Community
4377 SW 94th Ave
Portland, OR 97225
(503) 650-7169
info [at] cascadiacommons [dot] com
2:00 - 5:00 pm
Tours and information, as well as outdoor games if weather allows.

CoHo Ecovillage
Living in Community
1975 SE Crystal Lake Dr. Corvallis OR 97333
9:00 am and 10:00 am tours

Columbia Ecovillage
Living in Community
4627 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, Oregon, cevinfo [at] gmail [dot] com
Park on NE Killingsworth Street if you are driving
We offer two tours, 9:00 am and 10:00 am. Please arrive promptly.

Cully Grove
Living in Community
4779 NE Going St. Portland, OR
cullygrove [at] gmail [dot] com (503) 422-2607
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Rolling tours of common house, common spaces, and a few homes. Light snacks and drinks.

Daybreak Cohousing
Living in Community
2525 N. Killingsworth St. Portland, OR 97217
membership [dot] daybreak [at] gmail [dot] com
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Make posters for People's Climate Movement: PDX march, tour common spaces, tour homes in the community, chat about cohousing with community members

Green Grove Cohousing Community
Building Community
3351 NW Thatcher Rd., Forest Grove
grovecoho [at] gmail [dot] com , 503-359-4690
12:00 Noon -6:00 pm
Join us for a tour of the property, a live bluegrass jam session,
& activities for children. Please carpool. Parking will be limited.

Oakleigh Meadow Cohousing
Building Community
RSVP required by calling
541 514-1176 or e-mailing info [at] oakleighmeadow [dot] org
4:00 - 5:30 pm
Join members after for dinner at one of Eugene's many great restaurants.

PDX Commons
Building Community
Annie zimleh [at] gmail [dot] com
9:30 - 11:30 am
4255 SE Belmont, Portland OR 97215
Meet at Food Carts across from our building under construction for an "Introductory Coffee." This will give you a chance to learn about our project and meet some of our members. This informal meeting will feature a brief presentation, followed by discussion and questions. PDX Commons is a senior cohousing due to open Summer 2017.

Trillium Hollow
Living in Community
9601 NW Leahy Rd., Portland, OR 97229
trilliuminfo [at] gmail [dot] com
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Tours and discussions on life at Trillium on the half hour (1, 1:30, 2 and 2:30 pm).
We will have coffee, tea and breads (gluten and gluten free options).


Armadillo Cohousing
Forming Community
6501 Linda Lane, Austin, Texas
howie [at] armadillocohousing [dot] com

Thrifty Acres
Forming Community
TXbicyclecamping [at] yahoo [dot] com


Wasatch Commons
Living in Community
1411 S. Utah Street (1605 W), vlwason [at] hotmail [dot] com, 801 908-0388
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tours of the community, meet & greet with community members
Snacks, Q&A with panel of cohousers at 12:00pm


Emerson Commons
Building Community
1317 Parkview Dr, Crozet, Virginia 22932
12:30 - 1:30 pm
info [at] emersoncommons [dot] org
Slide show and tour of Emerson Commons site and Common House

Shadowlake Village
Living in Community
1741 Ginger Lane, Blacksburg, Virginia 24060
info [at] shadowlakevillage [dot] org
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
coffee and tea, snacks


Bellingham Cohousing
Living in Community
2614 Donovan Ave, Bellingham, Washington 98225
10:00am-12:00pm on Sunday April 30th
Coffee, snacks, tours

Capitol Hill Urban Cohousing
Living in Community
1722 12th Avenue #101
Seattle, Washington 98122
mike [at] schemataworkshop [dot] com
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Building tours, poster exhibit documenting the community from inception to move-in.

Songaia Cohousing Community
Living in Community
22401 39th Ave SE, Bothell, Washington 98021
info [at] songaia [dot] com
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Garden Work Party, New Home Tours, Pot-luck Drinks & Snacks


Arboretum Cohousing
Living in Community
1137 Erin St, Madison, WI 53715
Noon to 4:00 pm
info [at] arboretumcohousing [dot] org


Pacific Gardens Cohousing Community
Living in Community
210-347 Seventh Street, Nanaimo B.C. CANADA V9R 1E3
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Work bee 9 am-1 pm, followed by lunch; all-day tours;
two film showings, the cohousing documentary, "Within Reach" and Ken Loach film, "Jimmy's Hall"