A Magical Time of Year

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Every summer,┬áJune arrives and Patchwork is transformed. Perhaps it will be a garden where a rabbit plays tricks on a bear in order to get the best garden produce. Maybe it will be the moon with astronauts walking on it. Or perhaps it will become a boat on the Ohio River that is carrying John […]

I’m an Artist!

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Thank you very much to everyone who joined us for the Soup, Salad, & Style luncheon! It was a good lunch and a lovely day. Some were introduced to Patchwork for the first time, and we raised important funding that will help Patchwork to continue to serve our neighbors. You can find a full list […]

That’s my Mom!

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There is a hallway of old Patchwork photos outside my office, and I always enjoy hearing our guests’ reactions to them. Among the photos are images of Patchwork children’s program participants from the 1980’s, the 1990’s and the 2010’s. This year, I’ve enjoyed overhearing one girl point out the photo of her mother to every […]

Holiday Art Sale

Featuring: *Unique Handmade Gifts! *Art by Local Artists! *Quirky nativity sets by children participating in Patchwork’s Art & Company! *A chance to support a great community organization while shopping for gifts for your family and friends! Find it all at Patchwork Central’s annual Holiday Art Sale! Admission is free and 30% of every purchase will […]

August First Friday at Patchwork Central

Music! Art! Children’s Activities! Food! You and your family will find it all at Patchwork Central! Also at Patchwork: a special art lesson for kids at 7 pm! You can pick up supper from food trucks across the street and eat it while you listen to the live music indoors or on Patchwork’s lawn. You […]

July First Friday at Patchwork Central

Music! Art! Children’s Activities! Food! You and your family will find it all at Patchwork Central! Also at Patchwork: a special art lesson for kids at 7 pm! You can pick up supper from food trucks across the street and eat it while you listen to the live music indoors or on Patchwork’s lawn. You […]

Summer Arts Abound

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June at Patchwork Central was full of arts experiences for kids. The month began with Art Garden Week I with Susan Fowler leading our signature mix of storytelling, visual arts, gardening and cooking. From there, we moved into two Sculpture Weeks led by Christian Smith. Christian works primarily in wood. Participants toured Patchwork’s sculpture collection […]