Intuitive card readings return to Final Friday home

Kimbereley McAninch offers 15-minute intuitive card readings for $20 every Final Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. here at the shop, unless noted below. An intuitive reading is like a session with a coach or a mentor. There is a lot of processing, releasing and transforming of mental, emotional and physical energy blocks. Kimbereley has done intuitive card readings since she was 11-years-old and works in areas of flower essences, Reike and crystal healing.

2014 SCHEDULE:
Aug. 29
Sept. 26
Oct. 31
Nov. 28

Kimbereley McAninch

Kimbereley McAninch

Up the hill we go to Walk on Woodburn July 11

The spirit of independent businesses is collaboration. Park + Vine is heading up the hill to East Walnut Hills for Walk on Woodburn 6 to 9 p.m. July 11. We’ll have a selection of store favorites in front of Kitchen 452, 2714 Woodburn Ave., where you can sit down or stand up while enjoying something to eat. Stroll up and down Woodburn Ave. and take in some art, shopping, and dining, in East Walnut Hills’ historic business district.

Jen Lile, one half of Kitchen 452

Jen Lile, one half of Kitchen 452

Summer canning series starts July 17

Canning classes return to Park + Vine beginning July 17. Jennifer Evan of Ohio State University Extension, Hamilton County, leads the way with four separate classes July 17 (6 p.m.), Aug. 2 (10 a.m.), Aug. 21 (6 p.m.), and Aug. 30 (10 a.m.) Each class is $10 and comes with educational materials, handouts, and recipes. Take 10 percent off all in-stock canning supplies after class. Since kitchen facilities are limited, this is not a hands-on class.

July 17 – Water Bath Canning, 6 p.m.
Learn the basics of preserving food through canning. This class is for the beginner and covers low acid vs. high acid foods, recommended recipes, and the latest research on food safety from USDA. If you’ve never canned before or want to refresh what you already know, then this class is for you.

Aug. 2 – Pressure Canning, 10 a.m.
Kick up the heat with pressure canning at this class, second in our series. Topics include low-acid foods and why they need to be pressure canned, recommended equipment and procedures. Class includes research information from USDA.

Aug. 21 – Canning Tomatoes and Tomato Products, 6 p.m.
Enjoy nature’s bounty year-round by canning tomatoes, sauces, and tomato products. Learn the latest recommendations, including when to use a pressure canner vs. a water bath canner, and how to can tomatoes safely.

Aug. 30 – Canning Pickles and Fermented Products, 10 a.m.
Join us at this class to discover how to safely can pickled and fermented products. We’ll review the different kinds of pickles and how to process sauerkraut.

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Own a piece of Park + Vine history: Bicycle bar stools

These Bike Furniture Design Bar Stools have been with the shop since day one. Constructed of chromed-steel bicycle rims, each swivel-top stool is upholstered with commercial-grade black, padded vinyl. Top of one needs welding. Original retail price was $1,200 for set. Clearance price for both is $200. All sales final. Inquire at shop or e-mail info @ parkandvine . com

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Bring your own bag and save

We have run a bring-your-own-bag special since December 2012. All you have to do is bring your own reusable bag and we’ll take 10% off (with cash/check) or 5% off (with credit card) any purchase of $25 or more. Save on everything from cloth diapers and groceries to cleaning supplies and reusable bottles. Beer and lunch/brunch purchases, bumGenius cloth diapers, Inspired By Finn Baltic amber jewelry are excluded.

Yes, you have to use a reusable bag; purses or walking out with everything in your hands does not count, as much as we love when folks do this. If you forget your reusable bag, add one from our selection to your purchase and there you go.

Naturally Cincy opens with playful animal prints

James Billiter loves the outdoors, and is often inspired by what he sees. Join James for the opening of his nature-inspired artwork noon to 3 p.m. April 26 at Park + Vine. Enjoy his landscapes and playful animal prints, while having lunch at Park + Vine lunch counter and some refreshing home-brewed beer. Exhibit runs through May 25.

Naturally Cincy opening April 26

Naturally Cincy opening April 26

Coffee Cupping 101: April 12

Join Chuck Pfahler of La Terza Artisan Coffee Roasterie for a coffee cupping 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 12 at Park + Vine. Chuck will review the rather simple process of making one cup of coffee at a time, while revealing some tricks and a little science. Tasters will learn how to measure aspects of taste, sweetness, acidity and flavor. Although donations are accepted, this class is free and includes drink samples. La Terza Coffee is regularly available at our bar and in whole bean. RSVP info @ parkandvine . com

Korman named Xavier Sustainability Hero

Xavier University presented Dan Korman of Park + Vine as its second Sustainability Hero at an opening and reception Feb. 24 at Fenwick Place. Mary Grubbs of Park + Vine and Trinidad Mac-Auliffe of Raw Revolution catered the reception.

The exhibit, which is up through September, emphasizes Korman’s vocational and avocational pursuit of sustainability in the areas of green business entrepreneurship, veganism and car-free living. XU student, Michael Murray, Economics and ECOS double major, and Graphic Design student, Katie Hautman, created the exhibit.

Sustainability Gallery is sponsored by Senior Administrative Fellow for Sustainability and Art and Graphic Design under the supervision of Jonathan Gibson, with additional support from Kathleen Smythe.

Students interested in being mentored by Dan Korman for one year can apply online.

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Adrian Vance Hawk Final Friday Opening with Babushka Pierogies Tasting

Monroe Elementary School Art Teacher Adrian Vance Hawk explores protection and conservation of the Earth with a new exhibit 6 to 9 p.m. Final Friday Feb. 28 at Park + Vine. Adrian uses a variety of media such branches, seeds, old book and map pages, thread, upcycled plastic and found objects to stimulate meaningful discussion and reflection about environmental issues.

Adrian received her B.A. in Art Education and B.F.A. in Fabric Design from College of Mount St. Joseph in 2007, and a Masters of Art in Art Education from the Art Academy of Cincinnati in 2011.

Enjoy Babushka Pierogies and libations while you’re here. Be sure to visit other points of interest in the neighborhood at this monthly celebration of art and urban life.

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