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Community Knitting Event

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

 

KNIT AND CROCHET FOR THOSE IN NEED

 

Local artist Debra Wright, in cooperation with The City of Fairfax, Virginia, and in conjunction with The Sherwood Center, is pleased to extend this open call to service.

 

We are seeking individuals of all ages to fabricate scarves for the homeless community in the Washington metropolitan area.  Prior to distribution, the scarves will appear on display in a public art installation entitled A Warm Gesture 2019 at the Sherwood Center from November 25, 2019 through [CLOSING DATE].

 

COMMUNITY KNITTING EVENTS

please bring knitting needles/crochet hooks and yarn

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

OLD TOWN HALL, FAIRFAX, VA

3999 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030

 

and

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2019 11:00 AM-2:00 PM

OLD TOWN HALL, FAIRFAX, VA

3999 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030

 

Not a knitter?  Can’t crochet?  Stop on by anyway!  Come enjoy community, amazing art created by The Fairfax Art League and refreshments compliments of Food Not Bombs, D.C. [PENDING].  We will also be accepting non-perishable food items to benefit [BRITEPATHS?  PENDING]

 

Unable to attend, but still want to assist?  We will be accepting finished scarves for the display until November 22, 2019 (scarves received after this date will still be shared with those in need, but will not appear in the public display).  Please contact us to coordinate:

 

Debra Wright

info@debrawrightstudio.com

(703) 651-2971

 

Megan DuBois

Megan.DuBois@fairfaxva.gov

(703) 273-6097

 

We will also be accepting donations of clean, usable yarn until November 6, 2019.  Please find a drop off box located inside Fairfax City Hall located at 10455 Armstrong Street, Fairfax, Virginia 22030.   Donations are accepted Monday – Friday from 8:30am – 5:00pm.

 

Lovingly creating something by hand for someone else is such a warm gesture.  During this Holiday Season and into the New Year, may we all remember that the greatest gifts we have to give each other are the gifts of our time and loving kindness.  Thank you for being a part of this amazing endeavor!

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