Monday, May 7, 2012

Upcoming Events

Refugee 101 Information Night: May 10th (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Come learn more about refugee life, communicating in different languages, and refugee work. Anyone who wants information can attend and attendance does not commit you to serve. The training is at St. Francis in the Foothills, 4625 E. River Rd. Please RSVP to

Summer Harvests: Thursdays and Fridays

Please contact Mike Parelskin (925-330-8775), if you are interested in harvesting grapefruit, calamondin limes, and other citrus. Check our Facebook page and our website for more details, or email for more information.

Food Workshops: 2nd Thursday and last Friday each month

Citrus juice, organic chutney, local marmalades, Nepalese pickled veggies, & more! Learn about new foods, techniques, and cross cultural traditions. Come for an hour come for half the day! If you are interested in volunteering please email

St. Francis Crafts' Market: 2nd and 4th Sundays (8:30- 11:30 a.m.)

Every second and fourth Sunday, our refugee made products are for sale at St. Francis in the Foothills, 4625 E. River Road. Come, browse, and buy our refugee-made crafts and local preserves! Recycled materials sewn, crocheted, and woven into great new rugs, bags, jewelry, baskets, and clothes.

Sewing Redistribution: May 4th (11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)

Moved to the Oasis Learning Center, 306 E. Navajo #1106

The generous donations of volunteers and friends of Iskashitaa have led to a VERY full storage shed and we want to get those donations back out to our refugee friends! As usual, we cannot do this without your help! Please RSVP online or send an email to Emily at We need volunteers to set up, help redistribute the supplies, and clean up.

Tucson CSA: Tuesdays and Wednesdays (4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)

Be part of the local food system. Know your farmer. Cook creatively. Eat healthily. Support local sustainable farming. Be kinder to your environment. Have fun and purchase Iskashitaa products such as orange marmalade, prickly pear syrup and pickled garlic all made from locally harvested foods! EVENT alternates Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Want to volunteer and make an Iskashitaa presence in the community? Register on our website or email Lizbeth at

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