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This meetup is for anyone interested in working on art projects in a lovely outdoor setting. Work individually, or join with others on creative projects. Please bring your easel and set up in the garden, or share the large art table.

The setting is Hayes Valley Art Works, at the corner of Octavia Boulevard and Oak (enter on Lily Street). There is a lovely garden with trees and flowers. Bring your own easel and materials, or share with others. A work table and some chairs are provided.

All levels welcome, from beginner to professional artists.

For more information, visit www.hayesvalleyartworks.org or write to hayesvalleyartworksSF@gmail.com

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Maker's Fridays - make crafts and friends at Hayes Valley Art Works!

Every Friday, our resident Maker's Friday expert will lead the group in learning new and fun craft projects. The current activity is COMMUNITY SKETCHBOOKS! Sketchbooks and art journals are often used to capture inspirations, document the creative process, record ideas, and to share thoughts. We will be creating Community Sketchbooks, to capture idea from around the city. Help build these creative journals by incorporating quotes, sketches, images, words, and designs that are inspired by HAYES VALLEY ART WORKS. Come join us! Materials provided, donation encouraged. All ages welcome! Time: 12-2pm Date: Every Friday Maker's Fridays are free. Donations welcome but not required.

Art in the Garden! Bring your own or share in projects

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On Saturdays we are hosting "Art in the Garden" - an active outdoor workspace for artists of all ages and levels. Bring your easel, paints, pencils, or other projects and join us as we share the lovely outdoor setting to work on artworks. Work on individual projects, or join in group art and craft projects. We will meet every Saturday from 12-4 in the garden. Look forward to meeting you! Donations of art materials or a small cash donation to support the space are welcome but not required.

Sunday: Writing & Weeding

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Join us Sundays for Writing & Weeding! Weed out your thoughts, or if you hit a writer's block, join us in the garden and pull some actual weeds!! Getting our hands in the dirt can sometimes inspire creative flow. Theme is open. Poetry, prose, fiction, non-fiction. Bring your own project to work on, or use the suggested themes and writing prompts announced at each meeting. Writers are free to share from their writing or not, as they wish. Introductions at 12:00. 12:10-1:00 open writing/weeding time 1:00-1:15 break, discussion, share writing if inspired 1:15-2:00 - writing/weeding session 2:00 - stay on if you wish to discuss, share, or continue writing ALL ARE WELCOME! Note, currently there is no power hooked up in the garden site, so if you are planning to write on your laptop, please bring fully charged. There is no fee for the meetup. Donations to support Hayes Valley Art Works are welcome (donation jar), but not required.

Sunday: Writing & Weeding

Hayes Valley Art Works

Join us Sundays for Writing & Weeding! Weed out your thoughts, or if you hit a writer's block, join us in the garden an pull some actual weeds!! Getting our hands in the dirt can sometimes inspire creative flow. Theme is open. Poetry, prose, fiction, non-fiction. Bring your own project to work on, or use the suggested themes and writing prompts announced at each meeting. Writers are free to share from their writing or not, as they wish. Introductions at 2:00. 2:10-3:00 open writing/weeding time 3:00-3:15 break, discussion, share writing if inspired 3:15-4:00 - writing/weeding session 4:00 - stay on if you wish to discuss, share, or continue writing ALL ARE WELCOME! Note, currently there is no power hooked up in the garden site, so if you are planning to write on your laptop, please bring fully charged. There is no fee for the meetup. Donations to support Hayes Valley Art Works are welcome (donation jar), but not required.

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