17 May

Embracing Spring with Art and Edibles!


Join us at the Kensington Kinetic Scuplture Derby and Arts Festival! See more in our weekly newsletter. We also have invited Dee Dee Risher, former editor for The Other Side and Conspire magazines, to read from her new book, The Soulmaking Room, in which she explores how struggles, losses, failures, and pain can bring to being a spiritually […]

10 May

New Drum and Dance Classes at the Porch!


Check out our latest newsletter… And join us for all new classes hosted at Franny Lou’s on Mondays! From 6-7pm we host a West African drum class with Jay Beck, and from 7-8pm we host a West African dance class with Blew Kind! $10 per class. Some drums provided, but bring your own if you […]

2 May

May Calendar + Celebrating Mothers


May’s first newsletter is in, along with our monthly print calendar! Browse the newsletter online!

27 April

Our Movie Night + Neighborhood Potluck


Franny Lou’s Porch  |  Weekly Newsletter Click this link to see the full newsletter… For newsletters from the past, see our full list.

5 April

April is Here! [Community Calendar]


Check out our community calendar!

2 February

This Week’s Newsletter 2/1/2016


Weekly Highlights at Franny Lou’s!  Wow, it’s the first week of February! That came fast.. This week we have a few fun events planned here at the shop. Tuesday 2/2: Astro Dialogue 5-6pm,  With local astrologer, Ramona. Come learn about how the alignment of the stars and planets can effect everyday life! Wednesday 2/3: HAPPY DAY WEDNESDAY all day, every […]

20 October

Impact of Separating Families during Slavery?


How do you think the separating of families during slavery affects black families today? affects other cultures. Slavery was real, and painful. Babies being born then stolen away. Having a 6 month old now, i can only imagine the agony and sorry.. Breasts being filled with milk with no baby to relieve. I wonder if […]

16 September

September Newsletter


The great problem to be solved by the American people, if I understand it, is this: Whether or not there is strength enough in democracy, virtue enough in our civilization, and power enough in our religion to have mercy and deal justly with four millions of people but lately translated from the old oligarchy of […]

7 September

Open today! 9/7


Yes! we are open today for Labor Day til 3pm. Come and grab your coffee before your BBQ! we also have house made bottled drinks for a mid day refreshment.

3 August

August Newsletter


Here’s a link to our full newsletter! “Sometimes it seems like to tell the truth today is to run the risk of being killed. But if I fall, I’ll fall five feet four inches forward in the fight for freedom.”   -Fannie Lou Hamer (one of the women Franny Lou’s is named in honor of) August […]