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Second Annual Riverfront Encounter Festival

feet to the fireFor a lovely spring study break:

Spend an afternoon at the second annual “Feet to the Fire—Riverfront Encounter,” featuring world music bands, performance and visual art installations, a kids’ activity zone, and environmental education exhibits, as well as a craft fair and farmer’s market–all designed to bring you closer to the rich culture, history, and science of the Connecticut River. Koi flags, created by community members in workshops with Japanese artist Taichiro Takamatsu, will debut at this festival before traveling to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Date: Saturday, May 7
Time: 12-5PM
Place: Harbor Park, Middletown (on the banks of the river!)
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Yarn Bombing with the CFA

yarn bombing photoFrom CFA Intern Michele Ko ’16:

* Yarn bombing is a form of street art where people wrap knitted, crocheted or stitched yarn around trees, fences and benches to reclaim and personalize public space *

Want to help the CFA yarn bomb at the Feet to the Fire Riverfront Encounter Festival on May 9? Come to Albritton 311 on Saturday, April 25 any time between 12 – 3 pm for (therapeutic) knitting, crocheting, PIZZA, stitching, and probably some “How To Knit” Youtube videos. Lots of colorful yarn will be provided, but bring your own needles if you have! Beginners welcome! Email mko[at]wesleyan[dot]edu with any questions.

Date: Saturday, April 25
Time: 12:00 – 3:00 PM
Place: Allbritton 311