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A volunteer round-up

Posted by on May 12, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A volunteer round-up

Every quarter, the volunteers and staff of the Coffeehouse Bookstore get together and catch up on the latest. At this meeting, they played team-building games, ate “walking tacos,” and watched this video about volunteering created by AmeriCorps member Darcy Noonan:  

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Spring Persists

Posted by on Apr 7, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

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Do You Know About Our Backroom?

Posted by on Mar 4, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you take a look at all that’s going on at The Commons this month, you might wonder how a staff of two + two AmeriCorps can make it all happen. Well, it doesn’t happen because of “us – the staff,” it happens because of “us – the community!” Especially in our Backroom, we look to our knowledgeable and talented community members to put on programming! Of course, there are a few guidelines, but they are pretty easy to follow. So if you, or someone you know, is interested in offering a class, discussion group, workshop, or activity, check out this overview and contact us via e-mail at communications@swcommons.com . To enlarge...

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Talk of Snow and Poetry

Posted by on Feb 22, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It’s the end of February, and we’re all so excited about the approach of spring…but it looks like it might be delayed a bit! The snow is falling in stop-start fashion here today, and we’re hearing talk of more to come tonight and tomorrow. We’ll see. In the meantime, mark your calendar for Friday. Jim Freeman will be in the front room, hosting a poetry slam! It will be so much fun!!!! 7-9pm, February 25. As for this snow? We’ll see what happens. If you are ever concerned about whether or not an event is cancelled because of weather…check here...

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Must Be Friday

Posted by on Feb 18, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Entertainment in the front room, coffee behind the counter, happy folks laughing and talking…must be Friday night at The Commons! Tonight it’s Erik Christensen and Friends with great folk, rock, and blues. Next week it will be a poetry slam, hosted by Jim Freeman. You’ve just gotta experience one of our Friday Night Live events… you’ll become a regular...

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Life is WonderFULL!

Posted by on Feb 9, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

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