Raspberry Pi meetup

Today in Way Cool Beans around lunchtime there will be an informal meeting of people interested in learning about the Raspberry Pi, a $35 computer the size of a deck of cards.

Pardon the short notice, but this will be a weekly event, so do get in touch if you think this may be of interest.

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Dwaine stopped by…

Dwain Gipe with a picture of the Pajama Factory

Dwaine Gipe is a well-known area photographer who is also a regular around the Pajama Factory. He stopped by the other day with a wonderful print of the Pajama Factory, taken from a neighboring hilltop. It’s in the visitor book at Way Cool Beans for you to see, along with his contact information, if you’d like a copy. Thanks, Dwaine!

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Tommy Needs New Wheels

Tommy Grieco is one of our nicest tenants, a very talented artist and good friend.

He’s started a GoFundMe page to help pay for a new wheelchair, so we’re happy to share and hope you’ll consider helping him out!

Tommy Grieco

On May 10, 2003 Tommy Grieco was in a motorcycle accident that left him paralyzed from the chest down. He spent 4 weeks in the hospital, and 5 weeks in rehabilitation to learn how to adjust to his new life situation. He went from having a relatively normal American life, to having it turned upside down. His future was scary and unclear.

Update 6/27/16 – 11:45am

We have had a tremendous, overwhelming, unbelievable, heart-warming and most of all, generous outpouring of support for Tommy’s wheelchair campaign.

Thank You All.

Let’s keep this going!

Update #2 $5,950 raised!

Thank you all that donated to this site. Your generosity shows no bounds and I am forever grateful. In a few weeks or a little more from Spain I will receive my new manual wheelchair “the beast”. The rest of the donations will fix/replace my ramp at home. I’m still in shock from all the support of my friends and those who are total strangers. This is why and what a “go fund me” site is used and needed for not for frivolous items or trips to benefit no one in need. Plus, a special thanks to my friend, Shana for helping and getting things set up so quickly. Thank you so much to everyone. You made a grown man believe that there is still good in humanity. I will have pictures up on my Facebook with my new chair”the beast” whenever she arrives. God bless you all. I will never be able to say it enough, but Thank You.

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Celebrate Summer

Yoga Mala

Tomorrow evening, come celebrate the beginning of Summer in the Clearstory at the Pajama Factory!

Join us for 108 Sun Salutations in Clearstory, at the Pajama Factory, on Saturday, June 25th.

The doors will open at 5:30pm will the option to begin with a guided meditation. Jessica Clees will begin the 108 Sun Salutations at 6:00pm. Several breaks for stretching and relaxing will be incorporated, refreshments will be provided.

Feel free to stay for all 108 Sun Salutations, or do as many as you would like then relax in our meditation and reflection space. Reiki and guided meditation will be available at the end of the evening.

Receive your own Mala bead bracelet with your $15 donation at the door. All proceeds benefit the Williamsport Community Kitchen.”

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Happening Now!

This week at the Pajama Factory:


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Pajama Jam II is less than a week away!

PajamaJam II - June 24, 8-10pm

Next Friday, June 24th, 2016, from 8 to 10pm, this place will be rocking with “Live Music for Social Impact!”

Admission is free, but donations for The American Rescue Workers of Williamsport will be accepted, so you know anything you care to give will go towards our local community.

If you’re a musician or part of a group, get in touch, as there may be a spot in the show left.

More info and RSVP on Facebook. See you there!

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Pajama Factory Studio Stroll

Don’t forget to come join us tomorrow for the Pajama Factory Studio Stroll!

It will be a great opportunity to meet our tenants, as well as our visiting Artists in Residence. Swing by any time between 1:00 and 4:00.

See you there!

(Shared Facebook event from Pajama Factory)

Joanne Landis in her studio

The creative community at the Pajama Factory invites you for a leisurely Open Studio Stroll on Sunday June 12th from 1pm–4pm. This is a great opportunity to meet and talk with our artists and small business owners in their studios & shops, check out their work, and tour the Pajama Factory. You will also have the opportunity to meet with our Artists-In-Residence of 2016 and tour their working space in the Factory Works Gallery studio 10 on the 2nd floor. Looking forward to seeing you!

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Good Day Sunsine

Fletcher of Sunsine Audio

Here’s Fletcher of Sunsine Audio, taking advantage of the absolutely perfect weather in the Pajama Factory courtyard to do some electronics assembly on his latest custom synthesizer modules.

You can check out his work on Facebook at facebook.com/SunsineAudio

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