Friday, March 25, from noon to 7 pm come anytime to the Second Annual Heart of Turley/Art of Turley Community Art Day here at our The Welcome Table Community Center, 5920 N. Owasso Ave., just off Peoria. We will be joined by graduate art therapy students from Kansas who will help residents create art for our building and grounds, especially after our vandalism attack. Free, with Food, and for all ages....This will be our first public event in our new building.
Saturdays beginning March 26 call us at 9186913223 to find where and when we will be working at Cherokee School gardens, 6001 N. Peoria, and our other public gardens underway here.
Turley Community Association public meeting with local elected officials and others, Tuesday, Mar 29 at 7 pm O'Brien Recreation Center, 61st and N. Birmingham Ave. off Lewis. Come meet neighbors, hear what is going on, ask questions of local officials.
Sunday, April 3, I will be speaking on Life and Death and Resurrection in the 74126 on our gardens and center and community renewal projects during a presentation at 11:30 am at All Souls Church, 2952 S. Peoria Ave., then go to lunch with us, and then come back north as we hold an "Economy of Love" workshop from 2 to 5 pm followed by common meal here at our Center. Check it out at www.economyoflove.org as we seek to create a different economic relationship that fosters instead of destroys endangered communities and people.
The Big Weekend: Friday to Sun, April 8-10 we will be calling all helpers to come help us on renewal projects at our Center, especially at the GardenKitchenPark at 6005 N. Johnstown Ave., at Cherokee School, cleaning up illegal dumps on our streets, and working at our sites around the area where we have started guerilla gardening. Opportunities to serve going on all day each day with free food for volunteers.
Help us launch our new visibility in our new spaces. Check out more at www.turleyok.blogspot.com and www.progressivechurchplanting.blogspot.com.
No experience or tools needed, though bring them if you have them, all ages welcome.
Ron Robinson, Executive Director, A Third Place Community Foundation