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October 2018

Godiva’s Closet 1yr Anniversary Party

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The WASH Project

Join our friend and local rollerskater, Rhonda White for her eclectic roaming collection, GODIVA’S CLOSET‘s ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY: YESSSSSSS!!!!IT’S BEEN ONE YEAR ALREADY!!!! COME HELP CELEBRATE WITH ME

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People’s Day

October 8 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Buffalo, NY – This Monday, October 8th, traditionally Columbus Day, curator and creative director, Marquez Woods will be hosting an eclectic art exhibition in celebration of People’s Day. The exhibition, to be held at local community arts and resource center, The WASH Project, at 593 Grant Street, from 3-6pm, will be accompanied by a live participatory art demonstration, music, and light refreshments. Art on display will include various works collected throughout Buffalo’s academic community and local neighborhoods. A minimum of…

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Global Book Hour

October 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Five consecutive Monday sessions from 5-6pm: always includes a fresh cohort of well-qualified teachers-in-training to lead kids through a vocab lesson, the book of the day (which they may then keep), a related art activity, a healthy snack, and fun, active literacy games before and after! FREE as always!!))

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Gloabl Book Hour

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The WASH Project

Five consecutive Monday sessions from 5-6pm: always includes a fresh cohort of well-qualified teachers-in-training to lead kids through a vocab lesson, the book of the day (which they may then keep), a related art activity, a healthy snack, and fun, active literacy games before and after! FREE as always!!))

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Global Book Hour

October 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The WASH Project

Five consecutive Monday sessions from 5-6pm: always includes a fresh cohort of well-qualified teachers-in-training to lead kids through a vocab lesson, the book of the day (which they may then keep), a related art activity, a healthy snack, and fun, active literacy games before and after! FREE as always!!))

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November 2018

Global Book Hour

November 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The WASH Project

Five consecutive Monday sessions from 5-6pm: always includes a fresh cohort of well-qualified teachers-in-training to lead kids through a vocab lesson, the book of the day (which they may then keep), a related art activity, a healthy snack, and fun, active literacy games before and after! FREE as always!!))

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Global Book Hour–finale!

November 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The WASH Project

Please join us for our final of five consecutive Monday sessions from 5-6pm: always includes a fresh cohort of well-qualified teachers-in-training to lead kids through a vocab lesson, the book of the day (which they may then keep), a related art activity, a healthy snack, and fun, active literacy games before and after! FREE as always!!))

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Anti-Gentrification Summit

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
East High School,
820 Northampton St Buffalo, NY 14211 United States
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An important event for the whole family–yes bring the kids, WASH will have a zone all set up for our younger generation. Join the OUR CITY coalition for a conversation around: affordable housing, community policing, immigration, public education, transportation, frontline arts, food and health equity, energy democracy, and cooperative ownership and community control of resources.Keynote Speakers: Jacqueline Patterson (Director, NAACP Climate and Environmental Justice Program) Jumaane Williams (NYC Councilmember, 45th District) Please register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-anti-gentrification-summit-tickets-51979927362

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Squeaky Wheel symposium | Punctures: Textiles in Digital and Material Time

November 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Squeaky Wheel,
617 Main St. Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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4pm | Garment Workers Betty Yu & the WASH Project. Moderated by Jasmina Tumbas. Any discussion on art has the potential for a romanticization of women’s labor, ignoring the sweatshops and gross exploitation of workers, displacement, and other factors inherent in global capitalism. Artist and activist Betty Yu will present on her interactive installation work The Garment Worker (2014) that focuses on the daily life of a garment worker and the hardships they encounter working in a sweatshop, providing a rare look…

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