A Different Back to School

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Patchwork Central’s Back to School Sale is tomorrow, July 25, from 8 am-10 am or while supplies last. Kits cost $6 for grades K-3 and $8 for grades 4 & 5. For well over 25 years, Patchwork has held a sale before the start of school in order to help kids be equipped to learn. […]

Back to School

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Tuesday afternoon I got a report of a school supply explosion at Patchwork Central. Everything was OK, though. It was all in good fun. The report came from someone who had volunteered as a “Bagger” to help prepare for Patchwork’s 22nd annual Back to School Sale. The group had moved a mountain of boxes and […]

Back to School Sale

Every child can be ready for the new school year! At Patchwork’s Back to School Sale, parents can purchase bags of new school supplies, new socks and underwear, and other assorted supplies. Doors will open at 8:30 am. Supplies are limited, so come early for the best selection. Children do not have to be present […]

First Impressions

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A woman parks by our garden and gets out of her car with her cell phone glued to her ear. She walks in Patchwork’s alley door and proceeds, on a mission, through the building to the front door. She never pauses her phone conversation. “What? Where are you? By the front door? No. I’m at […]

Back to School

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Patchwork’s Back to School Sale was on August 6. By all accounts it was a great sale. At this year’s Back to School Sale, we offered bags of school supplies whose contents varied by grade level. In all, there were 180 bags available for purchase. We also offered loose supplies, underwear, socks, belts (required as […]

Back to School

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Patchwork’s Back to School Sale was on August 6. By all accounts it was a great sale. At this year’s Back to School Sale, we offered bags of school supplies whose contents varied by grade level. In all, there were 180 bags available for purchase. We also offered loose supplies, underwear, socks, belts (required as […]

Upcoming Events July-August 2011

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There are several upcoming events at Patchwork that you may want to note: Thursday, July 14: Garden Feast Potluck to celebrate the end of summer children’s programs. Everyone’s invited. The program starts a 5:00 pm with a potluck meal following. Thursday, July 21 from 4:30-6 pm: Meet-the-Artists Reception for the Playing With Fire exhibit on […]