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ARRIVALS: Give Warmth and Welcome by Crafting a Welcome Blanket

Sunday, September 22, 2019

6:00 PM

CRAFT:  Give Warmth and Welcome by Crafting a Welcome Blanket Sunday, September 22, 2pm-6pm

Blanket Making

Crafting our welcome. Interlace your hope for the American dream into a welcome blanket, distributed to the newly-arrived through the Welcome Blanket project. Learn new fiber arts skills at the Makery. 

Music Performance: 2-2:45pm: The Sasha Band

The Sasha Band, founded by Bandleader, Sasha Stern, hails from Boston, Connecticut, and New York. Their repertoire includes Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, and Jewish songs with a mix of folk music, pop, rock, soul, and funk.


INTERWOVEN is a 4 day event taking place at The Makery celebrating immigration and cultural diversity. Come hear powerful stories, learn about immigration law, connect with neighbors, and see how you can contribute to a sense of welcome and inclusion in our community.

Interwoven is a collaborative event featuring an exhibit and presentation from the Welcome Blanket organization, an immersive storytelling exhibition Arrival VR, created by Brookline Interactive Group, an informational session presented by Del Olmo Law, an evening of Suitcase Stories presented by the International Institute of New England. The weekend will wrap up with a community making event hosted by The Makery.

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