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General Store Cooperative Pop-Up Kids Shop FINAL DAY May 19 on Springfield Ave!

From the General Store Cooperative:
The much anticipated General Store Cooperative Pop-Up Kids Shop at 1875 Springfield Avenue opens this Saturday, April 13th at 9:30am with a fantastic line up of events including a chocolate fountain from Chocolate Works Millburn, free face painting from Fifi’s Face Painting, and a ribbon cutting at 3 pm. The store will be open daily from 9:30am – 5pm, and Thursdays until 8 pm.

Every day from now until May 19th, the shop will also have really good locally brewed coffee from Rabble & Lion, baked goods from Three Daughters Bakery and homemade ice cream from Kreme & Krumbs. Plus, storytime every morning at 10am and a rotating art exhibit from local schools.

The curated boutique features products and services from over 75 local businesses, makers and artists as well as events, gathering area and reading nook sponsored by Alomo Books. Additional sponsors include Springfield Avenue Partnership, Laid Back Lactation, Woolley Fuel and Lotus Laundry.

A full schedule of events for opening week, themed Staycation Springfield Ave, are as follows:

SATURDAY APRIL 13th

*Tuscan Elementary Art Exhibit: Student Self Portraits. Runs through April 28th

  • 10am: Storytime
  • 12-4pm: Chocolate Fountain and Chocolate Easter Bunny activity from Chocolate Works Millburn
  • 1-4pm: Free face painting from Fifi’s Face Painting
  • 3pm: Ribbon Cutting with Mayor Vic Deluca
  • All day: Composting demos with Java’s Compost

SUNDAY APRIL 14th

  • 10am: Storytime
  • 12 – 4pm: Chocolate Fountain and Chocolate Easter Bunny activity from Chocolate Works Millburn

MONDAY APRIL 15th

  • 3-5pm MOD Studio Customized Cutting (fringing on tees and more!)

TUESDAY APRIL 16th

  • 10am: Hawaiian Themed Storytime
  • 10:30am: Lei Making with Malia Rulon Herman with fresh flowers from Lotus Petals
  • 11:30am: Ukulele Jam Session with Sip in Soma featuring Ukuleles from Finlay + Gage

WEDNESDAY APRIL 17th

  • 10am: Storytime
  • 11:15am: Photography Class with Joy Yagid (Grades 3-6)

THURSDAY APRIL 18th

  • 10am: Storytime
  • 1-3pm: MYOB- Make Your Own Buttons with Creations by Anuja
  • 5pm: Live music with Shane on Strings (you won’t believe he’s only 9!)

FRIDAY APRIL 19th 

  • 10am: Storytime
  • 11am: “Spring Fling” Creative Play Pop Up with The Little Moving Artist

Visit the General Store Cooperative FB Page for updates. 

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