A Blindfold Dinner
Breaking barriers. A dinner served in the dark or with blindfolds where the participants can’t see each other. Conservations without prejudice, then the lights come on, and desert and you can see who you were talking to. Lowell Association for the Blind has a similar annual dinner, this could expand on their good work.
A “Tranquil” Festival/Calm Fest
A festival where everything can be calm and soothing for people. People can paint, doodle, write their stress away. Have things that people can use or make so they can be happy and forget about the stress for a while. Also maybe clean the area if some people want to, charity work project or donations. [Read more…]
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Adopt and Beautify a Traffic Island or Sponsor a Sidewalk Planter or Window Box
Get local businesses and organizations to adopt a traffic island or sponsor a sidewalk planter. It could be framed as a citywide contest with a prize. See the link to Peabody Pride in Bloom promotion. Businesses could have a small sign with their name on the island or planter, saying that it was sponsored by [Read more…]
Alley of Art
The long alley between Merrimack street and Middle street could be separated into sections and local artists would use each section for his/her own art. We could string Christmas Lights, lanterns, or other lamps over the alley. This could be a temporary exhibit, with an opportunity to be permanent if there is community buy-in.
Fun shaped garden arch. Attached are photos of a completed piece, an arch made of plywood. It can be installed anywhere outside on a lawn or turf using garden stakes (hidden support). Duration can be 4 seasons, and up to 2 years. The panels are attached to each other using construction screws. It’s largely a silhouette, [Read more…]