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Curious About Crochet

One of the greatest things about crochet is that you don’t have to invest in fancy, new materials or find room in your house to store a bunch of equipment. With just a simple hook, a skein of yarn and a nice, comfy place to sit, you can begin enjoying all the benefits this craft provides. In the Beginner Class, we’ll get you started with   a few basic stitches and show you how to read   a pattern. Please bring to class a size K crochet hook and one skein of 4-ply yarn in a light color. The Advanced Class is for those who know the basic stitches and can read a basic pattern. You will learn advanced stitches to crochet stand-up flowers and make advanced stitches for afghans and pillows. Bring your “yarn stash” (especially green for the leaves) and hooks. Instructor: Berniece Wilkins. Ages 50+. Registration dead- line: March 14 and 16. Min. 4. Max. 5.

Code             Dates             Day  Time

Beginner
241304-F1     3/23-5/11       F   1-3 pm
Advanced
241304-W1   3/21-5/9         W   1-3 pm
# Sessions/Fee: 8/$17/$22 after deadlines
Location: Community Center, 233 W. Main  St.  


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Hooked on Crochet

Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Fridays, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Are you hooked on crochet? Come join the fun! Show off your latest creation, collect new ideas and get a little work done on your latest project. Ages 50+. No need to call ahead. Just drop in! Drop in fee: $1

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Behind the Easel: Oil or Acrylic


Join us behind the easel and take your pick: oil or acrylic. Marilyn Copeland, a nationally cer- tified and accredited art instructor, will guide you through this independent study. Please bring a photo or art instructional book  by  your favorite artist. You will receive a supply  list when you register. Ages 50+. Registration deadline: March 12. Min. 5. Max. 12.

Code              Dates      Day      Time
241301-M1    3/19-4/23 M 1:30-4 pm
# Sessions/Fee: 6/$73/$78 after March 12
Location: Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

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Creative Quilting 

Thursdays, 1:00-4:00 pm
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Creative quilting has much in common with the quilting bee, an extremely popular social event in the mid-nineteenth century. It provides an opportunity to meet other quilters, make new friends, share ideas and express your artistic capabilities. Rather than everyone working on one common quilt, however, you are encour- aged to bring your current quilting project to work on. An iron and ironing board will be set up for your use and large tables available for lay- ing out your quilt. Ages 50+. There is no need to call ahead. Drop-in fee: $1


Jewelry Making

If you enjoy wearing unique jewelry,  join  us for this fun filled two hour jewelry making class. Choose your favorite colors to create a bracelet and matching pair of earrings. First, you’ll be using memory wire, parachute cord and beads to construct your bracelet. Then, make a coordinating pair of earrings using the same color scheme and beads. All tools and necessary materials will be provided. Ages 50+. Registration deadline: April 13. Min. 3 Max. 10

Code           Date Day             Time
241326-F1  4/20  F     10 am-12 pm
# Sessions/Fee: 1/$22/$27 after April 13
Location: Community Center, 233 W. Main St.


Painting Tiles with Alcohol Inks

Explore the brilliant colors and “magic” of alcohol inks by allowing them to freely bloom into art! There are three rules for this class: wear old clothes, surrender control and be ready to PLAY! You will explore a number of techniques and applications. All necessary materials and supplies will be provided, including 3 tiles that will be yours to take home . . . ooohs and aaahs guaranteed! Instructor Lindy McCormick is a lifetime seeker of all things whimsical! Ages 18+. Registration deadlines: December 7 and February 8. Min. 4. Max. 8.

Code           Date     Day               Time
141335-A2  2/15     Th               6-8 pm
# Sessions/Fee: 1/$27/$32 after deadlines
Location: Community Center, 233 W. Main St.


Writing Your Memoirs

You don’t need to have a hardscrabble youth  or eccentric parents to write a memoir. You don’t need to have lived a life of drama . . . and you don’t have to publish it. A memoir is about handing over your life to someone and saying, “This is what I went through, this is who I am, and maybe you can learn something from it.” It’s about creating a legacy that doesn’t have dollar signs in front of it but has a far greater residual value for family and friends. It’s a gift that only you can share. Let author Linda Wade help you put pen to paper and begin to tell your story. Ages 50+. Registration deadline: March 8. Min. 6. Max. 12.

Code                Dates           Day           Time
241306-R1       3/15-4/19    Th 10 am-12 pm
# Sessions/Fee: 6/$36/$41 after March 8. Location: Community Center, 233 W. Main  St.


Picture Frame Bird Feeder

It is amazing how many different types of birds there are in northeastern Indiana! If you enjoy the company of birds, you need to have a bird feeder. Join us for some crafty fun and create your own picture frame bird feeder! Ages 50+. Registration deadline: April 11. Min. 5. Max. 10.

Code               Date Day   Time
241332-W1     4/18  W   1-3 pm
# Sessions/Fee: 1/$15/$20 after April 11
Location: Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Relaxation Station: Adult Coloring

Mondays, March 19, April 16 & May 21
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Who doesn’t like to color? Listen to relaxing music, visit with your neighbor and color till your heart’s content using colored  pencils.  No pre-registration is necessary. Just drop in! Note: Our monthly Monday Luncheons are on the same dates, so make plans to stay for lunch. Drop-in fee: $1

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