Block Fest @Home

Jeff Marshall, Ramekon O'Arwisters, Rachel Lozada
Fridays, May 15, May 22, May 29, Jun 5, Jun 12, 3pm-4pm
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Get cozy and make art with us @home!

Join Block Fest Artist Activators for free augmented, creative arts workshops from the safety of your own home. All are welcome to join these safe and engaging activities.


Kite Making with Jeff Marshall aka nom de plume, The Kiteman
Fridays, May 15-29, 3-4pm

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Throughout multiple workshops, Jeff Marshall will show you how to make standard diamond-shaped kites at home. Pick up a kite kit from CounterPulse, or find materials from around the house!
Assemble your own Kite Kit:
4 – Long thin lightweight sticks
1- yard lightweight paper (tissue paper)
½ ounce Elmer’s glue
60’ heavy wrapping string (for packages)
1-yard light weight cloth strip (2”x1 yard) for the kite tail
Free pre-packaged class materials can be safely picked up at CounterPulse, 80 Turk St, San Francisco.
Sign up for a package by contacting Neighborhood Arts Manager, Rick Darnell at or call the CounterPulse office at (415) 626-2060.

Crochet Jam with Ramekon O’Arwisters
Friday, June 5, 3-4pm

Crochet Jam is a community-building activity that incorporate crocheting strips of fabric into individual free-form and organic soft sculpture that individual may keep as souvenirs of their participation in a community event that is liberating, fosters social interaction, and creativity. Participants can provide their own materials by ripping various light weight fabrics into 2″ by 3′ strips.  Have several strips of your own cloth ready for the workshop!

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Discover the Weaver in You with Rachel Lozada
Friday, June 12, 3-4pm

Join Rachel Lozada in this fun-filled augmented activity where you’ll discover your inner weaver. Designed for beginners, we’ll be using simple, accessible looms that you can easily find at home.

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