A Magical Time of Year

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Every summer, June 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 […]

Arts & Smarts Garden Feast

Help us celebrate the children’s accomplishments this summer at Patchwork! Bring a dish to share and join us for a meal and a program featuring highlights from every week of our summer Arts & Smarts program. There will be a slideshow of photos from the entire summer and storytelling with Susan Fowler. Summer participants, volunteers, […]

Summer Starts

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Last week, Patchwork’s big room was a jumble of activity. More than 50 people age 1 to 90 joined together in a creative, colorful community to celebrate summer, art, and the natural world. It was Art Garden Week I! Threaded through it all was the story of Patchwork’s founding 40 years ago. Storyteller Susan Fowler helped […]

40 Years: Patchwork Central’s Ruby Anniversary

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In 2017, Patchwork Central celebrates 40 years of serving our neighborhood through flexible and innovative programming! We’re excited to be planning some special events to celebrate, starting with our annual Soup, Salad, & Style event on Thursday, February 23 from noon-1:30 pm. Tickets cost $45 for individuals or $450 to reserve a table of 8. […]

40 Years: Patchwork Central’s Ruby Anniversary

Posted on 2 CommentsPosted in Arts & Smarts, Bike ReCycle, Events, Food Pantry, Garden, Health Ministry, Hospitality, Uncategorized

In 2017, Patchwork Central celebrates 40 years of serving our neighborhood through flexible and innovative programming! We’re excited to be planning some special events to celebrate, starting with our annual Soup, Salad, & Style event on Thursday, February 23 from noon-1:30 pm. Tickets cost $45 for individuals or $450 to reserve a table of 8. […]

Reflecting on the Summer

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Last week we wrapped up another successful summer of children’s programming at Patchwork. As always, the summer was a family-like experience with multiple generations of people all participating together.  We had everyone from three-year-old Calvin participating in his fourth summer with us (yep, you read that right!) to 90-year-old Helen being introduced to the children of the […]

Reflecting on the Summer

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Last week we wrapped up another successful summer of children’s programming at Patchwork. As always, the summer was a family-like experience with multiple generations of people all participating together.  We had everyone from three-year-old Calvin participating in his fourth summer with us (yep, you read that right!) to 90-year-old Helen being introduced to the children of the […]

Kind Words

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On Tuesday, Bill Hemminger provided a wonderful feast of bean soup and bread for the children in the Arts & Smarts Program. But it wasn’t just any bean soup and bread! It was soup prepared from beans that the children had harvested from our garden a few weeks before and bread that Bill made himself and […]