Halloween Themed Craft Bash Oct 29th

Don’t forget the FREE Craft Bash held on the last Saturday of the month at The Artists’ Exchange from 11 am to 2 pm… The Exchange is located in Cranston at 50 Rolfe Square.

Get ready for Halloween and design your own Goodie Bag  this Saturday Oct 29th. All are welcome to attend.

Kiki’s Garden is the proud founding sponsor of these free creative activities.

Have a safe and happy Halloween!!! 2016 Kikis Garden 8.5x11 Poster

Kiki’s Garden Raises $1700 for Kids!

Thank you to all our supporters who donated both online and through the mail to help Jeff & Amber raise funds for the Kids Camp Initiative for summer 2017!  We are excited that we almost reached our goal of $2500. It was a glorious morning to cross over  beautiful Narragansett Bay.

Click here if you would like to view our fundraising page. 

 

 

 

 

Kiki’s Garden Run for Kids

The dynamic father-daughter duo … Jeff Weller and Amber Weller Richardson … is gearing up for the Pell Bridge Run on Sunday, October 23rd.

“Our goal this year is to raise $2,500 for Kiki’s Garden Aspire Higher Scholarships, ” Amber related.  “Krista, our Kiki, loved Narragansett Bay and crossed the bay many times when she joined in the Save the Bay Swim.  Participating in the run is a fitting tribute to her memory. This will be the second year we’ve participated in the run and we are excited to be a part of this collective fundraiser for non-profits. ”

If you would like to help Jeff and Amber reach their goal click here!

2016 Sunflower Art Contest

 

Calling all artists! Entries are now being accepted for the 2016 Sunflower Art Competition. As in the past, both adults and children are encourages to submit their sunflower themed art. Please click the links below for entry forms and contest details.

Children’s Art Competition Entry Form 
Ages 4-16

Adult Art Competition Entry Form
Ages 17 and up

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Flowers for Scholars” Sunflower Sale!

Nothing brings happiness and good feelings quite like the face of a sunflower. Bring some sunshine into your life or gift it to someone special while seeding a good deed in Kiki’s Garden by supporting The Krista Weller Burns Foundation’s efforts to raise funds for scholarships for RI youth. Fundraiser on going daily through Labor Day. Open noon to 5 everyday or by appointment. Potted or cut sunflowers are available for purchase and all proceeds raised from the sunflower sale will go towards our community initiatives and our “Aspire Higher Scholarships”.

Address: 135 Ten Rod Road Exeter, RI 02822
Location: Exeter, RI
Hours: 12 – 5pm
Cost: varies from $5 -$20
Contact: Evelyn or Jeff Weller 401-255-5524

 

Craft Bash Update: The amazing world of felt!

Start summer vacation off right and bring your children out for Free craft sessions. Check out the world of felting using raw materials at the Artists’ Exchange on Saturday, June 25th from 11am-2pm.

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Make a gift for Mom. Come out to Craft Bash this Saturday, April 30th!

Bring your children to Craft Bash on Saturday, April 30th from 11AM-2PM. The Artists’ Exchange will be creating Mothers Day Crafts. Bring in a photo of yourself and turn it into art for Mom! Not only are these craft sessions fun for kid’s but they are also FREE. (sponsored by Kiki’s Garden)

Craft Bash: March 26th Painted Flower Pots

Bring your children to Craft Bash on Saturday, March 26th from 11AM-2PM. The Artists’ Exchange will be creating painted flower pots. Not only are these craft sessions fun for kid’s but they are also FREE. (sponsored by Kiki’s Garden)

Meet the Aspire Higher Scholars

Since our inception, we have awarded 27 scholarships to graduating high school students  throughout the state of Rhode Island. We are looking forward to our 2017 applicants!

Click here for application requirements and how to apply.

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2016 Craft Bash Schedule

Families welcome to join us monthly for FREE crafts at Artists’ Exchange on the last Saturday of each month!  

Location: 50 Rolfe Square, Cranston, RI | Phone: 401.490.9475 |Time: 11AM-2PM

February 27th – Card Board Imaginarium

March 26th – Painted Planters. Plant seeds for spring with an artsified twist

April 30th – Mothers Day Crafts
Bring in a photo of yourself and turn it into art for Mom!

May 21st– Circles, Circles, Circles
Exploring Mixed medias to create a
beautiful original design
*Special CRAFT BASH to be held in conjunction with AE
Community YART Sale!

June 25th – Never Felt Better
Experience the amazing world of Felting, use raw natural fibers to create wearable art.

July 30th – Cool for Summer
Make unique tie dyed bandanas

August 27th – Back to School Craft
Fun storage bags and boxes for your pencils and art supplies

September 24th – Pumpkin Painting
Jump back into fall with hand painted jack-o-lanterns

October 29th – Painted Goodie Bags
Trick-or-Treat in style with hand painted bags

November 19th – Holiday Crafts
Create the perfect gift for your loved ones this holiday season

December 31st – Collage Creation
Combine millions of materials to create a fantastic 2-D work of art

January 28th – Art for Your Valentine
Don’t forget about your valentine! Make them something special

February 25th – Weaving
Create a beautiful tapestry using strings, t-shirts, fabric scraps and more

March 25th – 2D to 3D
Take a flat drawing or painting and transform it into an epic sculpture


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