This Week at SHOP

Friday, January 27th

Soft SHOP: under construction. 1:00 to 3:00
Join us this day off school at SHOP: we’ll be making decorative banners and flags to add to our soft creatures, pillows and sock snakes for Soft SHOP, drop off $5 an hour per child, free if parent stays to help! The Soft Fort making will take place this Saturday with artists Chris Lin and Kayce Bayer. Grand opening is the 25th of February: we will be adding the month of February with lots of soft workshops.

Harper Court Groundbuilding Reception 4:30 to 7:00
Writing Group with Rosina Neginsky 7:00 to 9:00
Restorative Yoga with Michelle Gaza: 6:00 to 8:30

Saturday, January 28th

Shambhala Art Part 1: “Coming to Your Senses” 9:00 to 5:00
Click here to register.

Thrift SHOP is back! Last Saturday we relaunched our new and greatly improved Thrift Shop with Mimosas and cookies! Yes, we finally got it right! Now we just need you! Help us get the word out, we have really nice kid’s clothes, designer adult’s clothes, kitchen ware, original art, nice shoes, boots, warm winter sherpas, lot’s of books, cool furniture and ephemera, practical things like strollers, talking Ren Dolls, roller blades and bouncy balls! It’s all here, except for you and all the things that you need to let go of (donations accepted and appreciated) to make space in your life. Come visit us this Saturday from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm. Free “Thrift Store” poster by Cait Stephans with every purchase of $5 and up!

Sunday, January 29th

Shambhala Art Part 2: “Seeing Things As They Are.” 9:00 to 4:00. “The truth of the thing is not in the think of it, but in the feel of it.” -Stanley Kubrick

Sunday Soup Salon, 4pm
Join us for the last in a series of workshops surrounding the food access issues affecting Hyde Park and it’s surrounding neighborhoods. January 29th, starting at 4:00 pm. We will begin each session by learning how to make a soup recipe, followed by a guest speaker/facilitator who will touch on various food access issues. Speaking this Sunday is Samm Petrichos of the Experimental Station.
Community Potluck dinner! Come on out on these cold dreary days for good food and company.

New hours

We are open Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sundays from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm, and Wednesdays from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm. and with every event. With your volunteer help we can offer even more open hours so if you wish to volunteer, please contact us.

Updates for the next month:

“This House is Not a Home”
Opening February 25th! 6:00 to 11:00 p.m.

Work in this exhibition responds to the concept of home, as a place and a mindset, a psycho-geography, a set of relationships with things and people, within the home, and surrounding the home, a stage set with social and material parameters, an idea that is perhaps never realized, a story that we tell ourselves and others that is both documentary and fiction… Participating artists to be announced soon!

“The Underground Railroad” and “Zamin”

Join us on Saturday, February 11 at 1pm for a reading of a play about the Underground Railroad, and stick around until 7pm for a concert by local band Zamin. (Zamin will also play on February 25th, so mark your calendars!)

Kagan Radios!

This is the last week for Kagan Radios! Don’t miss it. All radios are for sale so come in and find your favorite. These beautiful radios are destined to be in a solo show at Intuit next year! A request for temporary loan will be given with each purchase.

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