Showing posts with label empty bowls. Show all posts
Showing posts with label empty bowls. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Get Your Tickets for the Empty Bowls Dinner Thursday, May 23 at 6 PM

Get your tickets for the 9th Annual Empty Bowls Dinner! The event will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2024, at the Franklin High School cafeteria from 6 to 8 PM

The Empty Bowls Club students have been hard at work making hundreds of bowls for this upcoming community event. There will be a simple dinner of soup and bread, music from FHS students, a ceramic bowl for each attendee, and a selfie booth.

Silent Auction items include:
  • Fiori & Fern custom gift basket
  • New England Patriots autographed photo of Jonathan Jones
  • One week of summer camp at Feet in Motion School of Dance
  • Ceramic pieces created by the Empty Bowls Club students
  • A special work made by Rep. Jeff Roy
The Pantry will also unveil preliminary findings from our current strategic planning process at the event.

Online tickets are $22 for adults and $12 for students/children 18 years old and younger.  Get tickets -> https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=E188424&id=86

Ticket prices increase to $25/$15 at the door on the day of the event. Cash or check only, please.

All proceeds support the Franklin Food Pantry. If you can't make it to this event, you can find other ways to support the pantry with one time or recurring gifts -> https://www.franklinfoodpantry.org/give-gifts/

Franklin Matters is proud to be a sponsor of this event.

Get Your Tickets for the Empty Bowls Dinner Thursday, May 23 at 6 PM
Get Your Tickets for the Empty Bowls Dinner Thursday, May 23 at 6 PM


Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Thanks to the Empty Bowls Sponsors! Get your tickets for May 23

Via Franklin Food Pantry

Empty Bowls is Thursday, May 23!  
Don't miss this family friendly event which is made possible by our many sponsors including Advanced European Repair, All Around Gymnastic Academy, the Baur Family (Amber Baur), Chestnut Dental, Eagle Stainless Tube and Fabrication, Feet in Motion School of Dance, Franklin Matters (Stephen Sherlock), Grove Street Auto Repair, Knights of Columbus #1847, and Next9Up .  
Thank you sponsors!
Thanks to the Empty Bowls Sponsors! Get your tickets for May 23
Thanks to the Empty Bowls Sponsors! Get your tickets for May 23

Yes, I am proud to be a sponsor for this event to create awareness around of food insecurity needs.  Did you catch my conversation with the Empty Bowls leadership team?



Thursday, May 2, 2024

9th Annual Empty Bowls Tickets on Sale for the Dinner scheduled for May 23

Get your tickets for the 9th Annual Empty Bowls Dinner! The event will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2024, at the Franklin High School cafeteria from 6 to 8 pm.

The Empty Bowls Club students have been hard at work making hundreds of bowls for this upcoming community event. There will be a simple dinner of soup and bread, music from FHS students, a ceramic bowl for each attendee, and silent auction including a special work made by Rep. Jeff Roy, and more! The Pantry will also unveil preliminary findings from our current strategic planning process at the event. 

All proceeds support the Franklin Food Pantry.

Online tickets are $22 for adults and $12 for students/children 18 years old and younger.

Ticket prices increase to $25/$15 at the door on the day of the event. 

Cash or check only, please.


9th Annual Empty Bowls Tickets on Sale for the Dinner scheduled for May 23
9th Annual Empty Bowls Tickets on Sale for the Dinner scheduled for May 23

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

This episode talks about working with clay and words to create awareness around Empty Bowls 2024 (audio)

FM #1183 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 1183 in the series. 


This session of the radio show shares my conversation with Brenna Johnson, Franklin High School art/ceramics teacher and Empty Bowls (EB) coordinator. We met to record in the ceramics room at FHS on Tuesday, April 23, 2024. 


The FHS EBers introduce themselves as we go around the table: 


  • Kira Magliari, Senior, EB Social Media, continuing a family tradition of participating in Empty Bowls, has made a Silent Auction piece, helped make the Jeff Roy Project this year

  • Allie Maccalous, Senior, EB President, in AP3D Ceramics this year, assists in running Empty Bowls administratively each week, has made several Silent Auction pieces over the years, helped with the Jeff Roy Project this year

  • Bridget Kennedy, Senior, EB Secretary, in AP3D Ceramics & Independent Study in Ceramics this year, has made several Silent Auction pieces

 

The conversation runs about 35 minutes. Let’s listen to my conversation with the FHS Empty Bowls Club leadership team. Audio link -> https://franklin-ma-matters.captivate.fm/episode/fm-1183-empty-bowls-2024-working-with-clay-words-04-23-24



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Tickets for the Empty Bowls Dinner May 23 -> https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=E188424&id=86 


Buy a T-shirts for Empty Bowls -> https://unipaygold.unibank.com/transactioninfo.aspx?TID=32256 


Steve’s poem dedicated to Brenna Johnson and the Empty Bowls Club -> https://www.quietpoet.com/2023/03/please-should-not-be-needed.html 


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This episode talks about working with clay and words to create awareness around Empty Bowls 2024 (audio)
This episode talks about working with clay and words to create awareness around Empty Bowls 2024 (audio)

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Get your Empty Bowls T-shirt and help the Empty Bowls fund raising efforts!

"Get your Empty Bowls T-shirt! Designed by a Club member, t-shirt proceeds help with costs to create pottery auctioned at the Franklin High School Empty Bowls Fundraiser. 
Shirts will be distributed at the fundraiser on May 23, 2024.
Please note that a separate ticket is required to attend the event. Purchase in advance at www.franklinfoodpantry.org ->
https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=E188424&id=86
Get your Empty Bowls T-shirt and help the Empty Bowls fund raising efforts!
Get your Empty Bowls T-shirt and help the Empty Bowls fund raising efforts!

Sunday, April 7, 2024

Tickets On Sale for the 9th Annual Empty Bowls Dinner to Support the Franklin Food Pantry

Tickets for the 9th Annual Empty Bowls Dinner are on sale now! 

Rep Jeff Roy works with members of the Empty Bowls Club to create a ceramic piece
Rep Jeff Roy works with members of the
Empty Bowls Club to create a ceramic piece
The event will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2024, at the Franklin High School cafeteria from 6 to 8 PM. The Empty Bowls Club students have been hard at work making hundreds of bowls for this upcoming community event. There will be a simple dinner of soup and bread, music from FHS students, a ceramic bowl for each attendee, a silent auction, and more. 

All proceeds from the event will support the Franklin Food Pantry. Online tickets are $22 for adults and $12 for students/children 18 years old and younger. 

Prices increase to $25/$15 respectively at the door on the day of the event.


The Empty Bowls Club is also selling t-shirts as a fundraiser for the Club. All proceeds will directly benefit the Empty Bowls Club to help with the costs of clay and glaze. Shirts will be distributed at the event. If you would like to purchase a t-shirt, please follow this link -> https://unipaygold.unibank.com/ (enter "Franklin High School", then select "2024 Empty Bowls T-Shirts")

Show support for the community by becoming an Empty Bowls sponsor. Sponsorship opportunities start at $250. Click HERE for more information or email Jen Johnson, Major Gifts Coordinator at jjohnson@franklinfoodpantry.org.

Note: Franklin Matters is proud to be a sponsor of Empty Bowls

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Rep. Jeff Roy worked with Empty Bowls on a Silent Auction item

Yesterday Rep. Jeff Roy worked with Empty Bowls making a ceramic tray for the annual fundraiser on Thurs. May 23rd, 6-8pm in the FHS cafeteria.  
Tickets go on sale Monday through the pantry’s website.

Shared from -> https://twitter.com/johnsonb_ms/status/1773168494613323797

Ticket for Empty Bowls -> https://www.franklinfoodpantry.org/emptybowls/

Rep. Jeff Roy worked with Empty Bowls on a Silent Auction item
Rep. Jeff Roy worked with Empty Bowls on a Silent Auction item

Monday, March 11, 2024

FHS Empty Bowls community workshop a success

Yesterday (03/09/24), Empty Bowls hosted a Saturday Open Studio at FHS. It was a wonderful morning filled with students, parents, and returning EBers who have attended many Saturday Studios over the years. 
Thank you to all who helped EB prepare for the 9th annual fundraiser. The event takes place on Thursday May 23rd and tickets go on sale in early April through the Franklin Food Pantry’s website. 
@franklinfoodpan @franklinmatters.ma @fhs.pantherbook @franklinculturalcouncil02038 @fhs_emptybowls

FHS Empty Bowls community workshop a success
FHS Empty Bowls community workshop a success

Saturday, March 2, 2024

Empty Bowls Club is hosting a FREE open studio bowl-making - March 9

The Franklin High School Empty Bowls Club is hosting a FREE open studio bowl-making event for kids (age 7+), adults, and families on Saturday, March 9 from 10 am to 12 pm at Franklin High School.


Participants will create ceramic bowls for the 9th Annual Empty Bowls fundraiser to benefit the Franklin Food Pantry taking place on May 23. All materials and instructions are provided. The event is open to the public. An adult must accompany children under the age of 10.


Space is limited. Donations for The Pantry will be accepted during the event. Current high-priority needs include cereal, assorted cookies and crackers, toothpaste, gluten-free shelf-stable items, pet food, and baby wipes. Click here for the full list of our current needs: https://www.franklinfoodpantry.org/get-involved/pantry-needs/


Please reach out to Jen Johnson, Major Gift Coordinator, at jjohnson@franklinfoodpantry.org for more information.


Empty Bowls Club is hosting a FREE open studio bowl-making - March 9
Empty Bowls Club is hosting a FREE open studio bowl-making - March 9


Thursday, February 8, 2024

Save the Date! Empty Bowls Fund Raiser - May 23

Save the Date!


Franklin High School Empty Bowls Fundraiser to Support the Franklin Food Pantry scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2024, from 6-8 PM, Franklin High School Cafeteria, 218 Oak St, Franklin, MA.


Join Franklin High School’s Empty Bowls Club for a simple meal of soup and bread and bid on silent auction items including ceramic pieces made by club members. Each attendee will receive a handmade bowl as a reminder that “somewhere, someone’s bowl is empty”.  All proceeds from the event will support the Franklin Food Pantry.


Tickets go on sale on Monday, April 1, 2024.


Sponsorship opportunities are available: https://bit.ly/47P0MWk


For more information, please email Jen Johnson at jjohnson@franklinfoodpantry.org


Save the Date! Empty Bowls Fund Raiser - May 23
Save the Date! Empty Bowls Fund Raiser - May 23

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Franklin Food Pantry makes the big move to new facility next week, schedules to open June 6 for client appointments

Franklin Food Pantry (@FranklinFoodPan) tweeted Wed, May 17, 2023:
Next week is the BIG MOVE!!

We will be OPEN at our current location on Tuesday, May 23rd for CURBSIDE ONLY from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM and 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

We plan to reopen at our new home at 341 West Central Street on Tuesday, June 6th for limited shopping appointments.
Thank you!

Shared from ->  https://t.co/kcCC6qqN2f



Franklin Food Pantry makes the big move to new facility next week, schedules to open June 6 for client appointments
Franklin Food Pantry makes the big move to new facility next week, schedules to open June 6 for client appointments

More about the Franklin Food Pantry new building ->   https://www.franklinfoodpantry.org/new-building-updates/

The FHS Empty Bowls simple supper is Thursday, May 18 at the FHS cafeteria. Tickets available online or at the door. Online -> bit.ly/EmptyBowls2023

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Franklin Cultural District: Empty Bowls, film festival, book sale, recycling event, Disability Expo & more

Wednesday, May 17

1:00pm - Senior Scribblers (writing group) (Franklin Senior Center)

5:00pm - Wine & Charcuterie Experience (tickets req'd) (La Cantina Winery)


Thursday, May 18

8:30am - Town Council Office Hours  (Franklin Senior Center) 

6:00pm - Empty Bowls Dinner (Franklin High School)

6:00pm - FHS Film Festival (Franklin High School)

6:00pm - Kendo (live music) (La Cantina Winery)

6:00pm - Son of Sams Pizza (food truck) (La Cantina Winery)

6:30pm - Rain Garden Workshop (Franklin Public Library)


Friday, May 19

10:00am - Arts & Culture Listening Tour - Session 3

1:00pm - Book Sale ($1/book) (Franklin Public Library)

6:00pm - David Rak (live music) (La Cantina Winery)


Saturday, May 20

9:00am - Book sale ($1/book) (Franklin Public Library)

10:00am - Franklin Historical Museum (always free)

10:00am - Dehumidifier recycling event (must be a working unit) (Beaver Pond)

11:00am - Agricultural Expo (free event) (Norfolk Aggie)

11:00am - Disability Summit (free event) (Franklin Senior Center)

12:00pm - Yai's Kitchen  (67 Degrees Brewery)

1:00pm - Bag sale (books at $5/bag) (Franklin Public Library)

1:00pm - Shavuot Celebration (Franklin Public Library)

3:00pm - South St Six (live music) (La Cantina Winery)

6:00pm - It's a 'J' Thing (67 Degrees Brewery)


Sunday, May 21

7:30am - All you can eat Breakfast (Franklin Rod & Gun Club)

1:00pm - Franklin Historical Museum (always free)

7:00pm - Voices of Faith - a community concert (Church of Latter Day Saints)


Monday, May 22

7:00pm - Revolutionary Design: Modern Architecture in New England (virtual) (Franklin Public Library)


Tuesday, May 23

2:30pm - Rainbow Café (Franklin Senior Center)

7:00pm - "50 Hikes in Eastern Massachusetts" with Author Madeline Bilis (virtual) (Franklin Public Library)


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The Franklin Art Association Art Gallery remains open for viewing (and purchasing the art displayed) during business hours at Escape into Fiction (Main St, Franklin)

Franklin Art Association Art Gallery
Franklin Art Association Art Gallery
Visit the Cultural District page ->  https://www.franklinculture.org/

Find the full Community event calendar  https://www.franklinmatters.org/p/blog-page.html

If you have an event to add to the calendar, you can use the form to submit it for publication:  https://forms.gle/oPdi8X3ZbHHyrHzo6

The Town meeting calendar is found  https://www.franklinma.gov/calendar
The School district calendar is found  https://www.franklinps.net/calendar-by-event-type/26 

Franklin Cultural District: Arts are happening here!
Franklin Cultural District: Arts are happening here!