The latest news from The Resource Exchange - April 2014
In this issue: GRAND reOPENING!
Join us for a weekend celebration Saturday the 12th and Sunday the 13th
  - Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby Decorating How to
  - fried pie and beer
  - storewide sales and raffles
  - simultaneous sale at our neighbor's Mid Century Modern Furniture Warehouse
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Come celebrate with us! Join us Saturday April 12th from 10-6 and Sunday April 13th from 12-4 for our Grand reOpening weekend. What's in store? You'll find sales, have chances to win free stuff, meet past winners of the Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby, and celebrate it all with fried pie and beer! (Yes, we said fried pie and beer!)

Saturday April 12th from 3pm-5pm

-a ribbon "uncutting" ceremony The Resource Exchange way, with reclaimed theatre scenery! 

-free refreshments while they last, provided by local brewers Philadelphia Brewing Company and Commonwealth Ciders!

-the first creative reuse themed event in the newly revamped gallery, How to Make Great Costumes and Art for Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby, in partnership with New Kensington Community Developmentnt (NKCDC)

-local food truck PieStand will be parked outside our new location selling their famous fried pies!

All Weekend Long ...

-storewide sales on our reclaimed art/craft supplies, building materials, and house decor!

-participate in our Gift Certificate Raffle, winners will be drawn both Saturday and Sunday!

-visit our neighbors at
Mid-Century Furniture Warehousefor their simultaneous all-weekend long sale!

More About Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby...
KKSC is having a series of classes and meet n' greets to help people who are interested in participating in the Derby find local resources. The event at The Resource Exchange on April 12th, How to Make Great Costumes and Art, is just one of them. At this maker event, which is on Saturday April 12th from 3-5, you will Join past winners of the Best Costume and Best Art Awards, as well as other folks with awesome costume making experience for a free panel discussion where you can ask questions and discuss ideas for concepts for costumes with the pros for free. During this event Refreshments will be provided by Philadelphia Brewing Co and Commonwealth Cider! You can find this event on facebook, too so that you can share it with your friends! You can find their Derby related events and information here.

More about our next door neighbors...
The Mid-Century Furniture Warehouse primarily sells to dealers, stores, and set designers, but does open the warehouse to the public  two times per month, for 3 hours. For our grand re-opening weekend they are extending their hours and having a simultaneous sale, so make sure to visit them on Saturday the 12th, or Sunday the 13th.  
We can't wait to see you at our celebration weekend!
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