Our new school year in the Arts & Smarts Program is off to a great start! We’ve had a great group of kids in attendance who are ready to have fun, learn, and make new friends. They include our Junior Leaders in grades 6-8 and our High School Volunteers in grades 9-12, who make up […]
It’s the harvest season, including in Patchwork Central’s garden! Over the last few weeks, the kids in the Arts & Smarts Program have been out harvesting their garden’s produce. Some things have been easy to find and some were well hidden in all the foliage, requiring contortions in order to reach them. Of the tomatoes, […]
We’re gearing up for a new school year in the Arts & Smarts Program! Our Leadership Training for youth in grades 6-12 begins on Tuesday, September 7 and runs Monday-Thursday from 3:00 pm-5:30 pm through September 20. During Leadership Training, we’ll get to know our Youth Leaders, we’ll teach them how to be good role […]
Still need to get your kids ready for the new school year? We still have a few bags of school supplies left. Bags for grades K-3 cost $6. Bags for grades 4 & 5 cost $8.
Still need to get your child ready for school? We have a few bags of school supplies left! Bags for grades K-3 cost $6. Bags for grades 4 & 5 cost $8.
The new school year is just around the corner, and Patchwork Central is here to help families prepare! Patchwork Central’s annual Back to School Sale is coming up on Saturday, July 31 from 8 am-11 am. At at the sale, parents and guardians can purchase bags of new school supplies, new socks and underwear, and […]
Summer fun continues at Patchwork Central! We are a little over halfway through our Summer Arts & Smarts Children’s Programming, and so far there has been a lot of learning, fun, and laughter. Susan Fowler has graced us with her energetic presence. She has been telling stories, encouraging us to be “Purple People of Possibility […]
This week we celebrated all of our accomplishments in the Arts & Smarts Program during this school year. It was a year unlike any before it, but it was full of fun and new friends. We ended with two festive parties for our participants and their families. The parties included art tours, videos, awards, and […]
Every so often, someone appears at Patchwork and they linger a little longer than usual while looking around the building. Or we’ll see them posing their child for a photo on the Welcome Matt sculpture in Patchwork’s front yard. Or we’ll overhear them as they point to a portrait on Patchwork’s wall and ask their […]
This year has challenged us all, and yet there are things to be thankful for. Every week, a wonderful mix of adults and children make Patchwork Central part of their day. I am thankful for every single one of them. This week, I asked Patchwork staff, volunteers, Arts & Smarts participants, and other guests what […]