Art Garden 2020

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Patchwork’s Art Garden activities start next week! You can sign up today! But, things will look different this summer. Here’s Rita to tell you a little more about our plans. Will we have stories with the fabulous Susan Fowler? Yes! Will we have art projects for kids to work on? Yes! Will we be planting […]

Proud Artists

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We spend a lot of time talking about “sparks” in Patchwork’s Arts & Smarts Children’s Program, but are the kids really paying attention? In short, sparks are the things that excite and engage someone. Research from the Search Institute shows that when children know what their sparks are and when they have adults in their […]

A New School Year Begins

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Patchwork Central’s after school Arts & Smarts program kicked off on Tuesday, and we’re anticipating a great year. Already students in grades K-5 have gotten started in tutoring, working one-on-one with adult and high school tutors to keep caught up in school this year. The tutors do not only help the students with homework, they […]

A Feast of Joy

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“I’m a weaver. I take the different threads of things and pull them together.” That’s how Susan Fowler describes her storytelling, and it’s a great way to describe the Garden Feast that Patchwork held yesterday to celebrate our Summer Arts & Smarts Program. An entire energetic summer of fun came together in a frenetic swirl […]