Altered Paintings 2 Call for Artists
The very popular Altered Paintings Project is back and we are looking for artists to participate! Stop by Redux Studios & Gallery by March 31st to select a piece of thrift store art. New and improved pieces will be on display in the gallery as part of our next exhibit on April 11, Altered Paintings 2. For more details visit us on Facebook or call 510-865-1109.
Easter Donation Drive
SVdP is collecting Easter goodies to be given away to local children at our upcoming open house. Your donation of Easter grass, baskets, bags, small toys, coloring books, crafts, candy and healthy snacks can bring joy to a child this season. Monetary donations or gift cards are welcome as well. Donations are requested by Friday, April 4th at the downtown Community Center. Please contact Melanie Diegel at 510-877-9254 with any questions or to schedule your drop-off. Your generosity will help to make this Easter season a memorable one for a deserving child.
Former Google Chef Now Serving Up Help For Those In Need
SVdP’s own Chef Peter Callis and the Kitchen of Champions culinary training program were featured on the Bay Area Proud with Garvin Thomas segment of NBC’s Bay Area evening news. The segment covers Chef Peter’s involvement and what he enjoys most about working with the culinary students in addition to shinning a spotlight on the Kitchen of Champions training program.
See more here.
Inside Out: Artwork from San Quentin’s Death Row on exhibit February 14 through April 6.
Redux Studios and Gallery
2315 Lincoln Avenue, Alameda
Monday through Sunday, 11:00 am to 6:30 pm
Join us for our next exhibition, “Inside Out: Artwork from San Quentin’s Death Row.” The exhibit will feature nearly 100 works by a group of prisoners currently serving sentences on death row at San Quentin State Prison. See more here.
St. Elizabeth's Peace Parade Honors SVdP of Alameda County
Every year, the entire St. Elizabeth Elementary School marches through their neighborhood to promote peace and raise awareness. Each class chooses an organization to represent in the Peace Parade which is the closing of a week long celebration for Catholic Schools Week. This year, the 4th grade class chose to honor St. Vincent de Paul for it's service to the community. See more here.