Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Creativity with a Cause - My Weekend Plans

Sunday June 27, all day: BFTP @ Williamsburg Walks(http://www.williamsburgwalks.org/), Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

"Williamsburg Walks is an event on a car-free Bedford Avenue intended to make attendees rethink their public space and to offer a space to celebrate the neighborhood. On Saturday June 26 and Sunday June 27, Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg between N 4th and N 9th Sts will be closed to traffic and filled with local artists,craftsmen, kids activities, walking tours, sidewalk caf├ęs, music, and a giant picnicfrom 1 to 7 pm.

Bags for the People will be teaching bag making all day both days. We will be located in the Skill Share Block with SPACECRAFT where there will be many more fun activities to be done! Also, you can receive rewards when you use your bag with selected merchants!! Learn to sew, support the local economy, and perform environmental activism in one fell swoop!" - Glenn Robinson, BagsForThePeople

• Monday, June 28, 7 to 10pm: Sweatshop Social at 3rd Ward(www.3rdward.com), Brooklyn

for the BFTP events have been provided by Recycleatee.com. Enter discount code "basic" to get %50 off blank tee.

Are you visiting the Tri_State area and want to try your hand at sewing while making a difference for the environment? BFTP
is looking for volunteers for the event. An hour on either day would be a tremendous help. If you are interested, log onto the BagsForThePeople.org website for the latest event pictures, news and information:

Bags for the People
Sew Me. Use Me. Wash Me. Reuse Me.

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