July 12, 2010

Kidding Around With Starting Artists on July 17

This Saturday July 17, Starting Artists and The {NewNew} will join forces to bring you a kid focused shop-and-swap event under the red and white tent of the Brooklyn Indie Market. The event will feature vendors with kid-focused products such as Rosirouge and her original Hank Blanky patchwork quilts and vintage inspired toys, Playground Rockstar who dresses up kids in cool t-shirts, the whimsical birds and monsters of Purty Bird, and practical overalls of Overall Baby. Top it all off with Pickle Petunia's yummy treats.

You should also stop by and chat with our partners Starting Artists. Their mission is to bring hands-on arts and entrepreneurship training to middle and high-school students by providing afterschool and vacation programs. Students learn about a number of different disciplines such as printmaking, graphic design, animation, and crafts along with basic business skills associated with the arts. To find out more about their programs stop by their table at the Brooklyn Indie Market.

Oh, and don't forget to bring a book. There will be a children's book swap at the market. “Kids can learn the value of thrift and community by participating in the kids’ book swap,” said Kathy Malone, owner of Brooklyn Indie Market. “They can bring a book to trade, and go home with something cool and handmade too!”

The Brooklyn Indie Market is located under the red and white striped tent on Smith and Union Street, Carroll Gardens,Brooklyn


1 comment:

PurtyBird said...

Great post -- looking forward to the event!