Events

    BUILDING THE ARK – SAGINAW 2011 APRIL 1ST• 2ND• 3RD

FRIDAY — Where we are:

  • City neighborhoods and county needs: 9am-3pm @ The Houghton-Jones Resource Center, 1708 Johnson St. Saginaw, MI

SATURDAY — Where we can go:

  • Looking at all of our assets, what kind of future can we create for ourselves as a city and a county: We’ll be dreaming big from 9am-3pm @ Holy Family Catholic Church, 1525 S. Washington Avenue, Saginaw, MI

SUNDAY — Making it Happen

  • This is where the rubber hits the road.  All the exciting ideas and opportunities we’ve uncovered- this is where we figure out how to make it happen: 9am-12pm @ Dawn of a New Day Coffeehouse and Cafe; 210 S. Washington Ave., Saginaw, MI

We can have healthy, vibrant neighborhoods; local food, and a locally focused economy. We can build the relationships to carry us through job loss and foreclosure. We can create jobs for ourselves. We can support the small local businesses we have- and incubate new ones to stabilize employment.  Our non-profit sector is poised to help guide us through.  There is a new, re-localized economy, waiting for us.  We just have to look at the wide variety of assets we have as a community, and figure it out together.

Lunch Each Day, Benefit Dinner Saturday Night- filmmaker Chris Bedford to speak after dinner.

FOR MORE INFORMATION or to REGISTER: 989.293.2463

$25 for all three days of workshops, sessions, and meals (PLEASE Pre-register by March 30th so we have enough food for everyone.)

NO ONE will be turned away for lack of funds

…whatever challenges may lay ahead, we can weather the storm by working together…

    S.C.R.A.P. Benefit Sundays (and one Saturday)

Sunday, 20 FEB 2011

  • Who: You!
  • What: Live Music and yummy food!
  • When: 12-4pm
  • Where:Dawn of a New Day Coffeehouse and Cafe; 210 S. Washington Ave., Saginaw, MI 48607; 989.293.2463
  • Why: Fun and Community

Sunday, 27 FEB 2011

  • Who: You!
  • What: Meet S.C.R.A.P. Find out what we’re all about.
  • When: 12-4pm
  • Where:Dawn of a New Day Coffeehouse and Cafe; 210 S. Washington Ave., Saginaw, MI 48607; 989.293.2463
  • Why: Fun and Community

SATURDAY, 05 MAR 2011

  • Who: Everyone that loves to garden or to eat mushrooms
  • What: Growing Mushrooms for food and Profit
  • When: 2-4pm
  • Where:Dawn of a New Day Coffeehouse and Cafe; 210 S. Washington Ave., Saginaw, MI 48607; 989.293.2463
  • Why: Fun and Community

Sunday, 13 MAR 2011

  • Who: You!
  • What: Live Music, and Yummyness 🙂
  • When: 12-4pm
  • Where:Dawn of a New Day Coffeehouse and Cafe; 210 S. Washington Ave., Saginaw, MI 48607; 989.293.2463
  • Why: Fun and Community

Sunday, 20 MAR 2011

  • Who: Everyone with a tattoo, and anyone that else that wants to come
  • What: Get a custom portrait of your tatt.
  • When: 12-4pm
  • Where:Dawn of a New Day Coffeehouse and Cafe; 210 S. Washington Ave., Saginaw, MI 48607; 989.284.354
  • Why: Fun and Community

Sunday, 27 MAR 2011

  • Who: Calling all Gardeners!
  • What: Seed and Seedling Swap!
  • When: 12-4pm
  • Where:Dawn of a New Day Coffeehouse and Cafe; 210 S. Washington Ave., Saginaw, MI 48607; 989.284.354
  • Why: Fun and Community, Local Food

 

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