Last Week at The Op Shop IV: April 27th – April 28th

Still photo from Volvox Théatron collaborative performance by Kiku Hibino, Yoko Katagiri, and Aiko Kojima

Dear Friends,

We are so honored to have been chosen as the recipients of two grants to help fund our public learning garden and Op Shop programming during the summer.
A special thank you to the Kiwanis Club of Hyde Park and to the Hyde Park Garden Fair for their generous support!

This has been a wonderful two months: thanks to Peter Cassel form MAC realty for the generous sponsorship of this space and everyone who has made this iteration so full of joy and growth! Thank you all! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

This week at the Op Shop:

Wednesday April 27th

8:00 – 11:00 pm – Public Unbirthday Party! In honor of Orin Fraser’s birthday!z
R & B dance party BYOB

Thursday April 28th

6:00 – 10:00 pm – Two Great Events in One

Daniel Tucker: Farm Together Now and Grand Closing Party for Op Shop!
Come out and enjoy the last evening of this Op Shop with us! Daniel Tucker will be here to talk to us about his newly released book: Farm Together Now: A portrait of people, places and ideas for a new food movement. Books will be available for $20 and Daniel will be present for signing. See the calendar for more details. Light refreshments will be served.

Grand Closing Benefit Party
“Give and let live” A fabulous benefit bazaar of agriculture (plants, art and food) to purchase and taste- made by this month’s Op Shop participants! Here is a list of what we will have.

Happy healthy tomato starts will be offered for adoption to loving homes for a donation of $5 (or more – depends on what’s in your pocket) each. All proceeds go to cover this Op Shop and Connect-the-Lots. Cared for with love by Laura, Amber and Lia

Green Cocktails
Wheat grass juice with Champagne or sparkling water by donation

Art, Music and Food for sale by:

Art and editions:
“Dirt” Photograms by Douglas Folgelson,
“Uber Tuber” T-shirts, postcards and buttons! by Eric Bartholomew
Photography by Juila Pagnamenta and Daniel J. Butler

Cd’s by Conrad Freiburg and Project Film

Food: Limited quantity
Local honey by Kristine Greiber: tasting and for sale
Home made Thai rolls by Chef Binbek
Home brew by Mark Yeary: tasting


Time Bank Sign Up!
Sheets will be available for sign up for Op Shop Time Bank!

Seed Bank is still Open for exchange!

Come and get and give for Spring

* * Volunteers needed and appreciated to help take down the Op Shop Sunday from 1:00 – 5:00 pm. Time Bank hours will be earned!

* * Tickets available for “Song of the Universal”
a concert of original music composed by Michael Thorn
Saturday April 30th 7:30 pm at the First Unitarian Church – 5650 S. Woodlawn Avenue

Yours with love and gratitude,

The Op Shop


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