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Artist-in-Residence Jennie Dranschak

Friday, March 31, 2017
Vandalia
Artist-in-Residence Jennie Dranschak will have her Baskets and Cane Chairs on display in the Opportunity Space.  Check the calendar for studio times to watch her work!

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Cards for a Cause

Monday, July 31, 2017
Wilmington-Stroop

Build your community connections by creating cards for various service organizations. Cards made in June will be given to Heartland of Kettering residents. Cards created in July will be given to the Children’s Medical Center in Dayton. You will receive 30 minutes of reading time for each card you make (up to one hour). 

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Build A Better World: Cardboard City Construction!

Monday, July 31, 2017
Vandalia
Opportunity Space

Stop by our Opportunity Space to check out our dream (cardboard) city, and construct your own buildings and scenery to grow our town!  Building materials provided, bring your own imagination! Open to all ages.

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Drawn Together by Art

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Burkhardt
Meeting Room
This 8 week drawing workshop for adults 55+, taught by local teaching artist Teresa Olavarria, will sharpen your powers of observation and improve your drawing skills.  Make new friends and experiment with a variety of techniques in this fun, ungraded class. All necessary supplies are provided at no cost to participants through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services
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Geek Craft

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Join us for a geeky crafting time!
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Teen DIY -Coaster Making

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Design your own personalized coaster set. All supplies will be provided. Keep them for yourself or give them away as a gift. Grades 7th-12th.
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Coloring, Puzzles and Games, What Fun!

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Westwood
Stop by Thursday afternoons for some relaxing fun.  Play a board game, work a puzzle or get those crayons moving.  All supplies provided.  
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Knitting Knots

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Join us for an hour of knitting and weaving. All skill levels are welcome to attend, whether you want to learn something new or keep working on a project you've started.
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Basket Weaving and Chair Caning Demonstration with Artist-in-Residence

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Vandalia
Opportunity Space
Jennie Dranschak is a local Basket Artisan who has been weaving for over 34 years. She will be demonstrating many different styles and shapes, such as Shaker, Nantucket, Native American, pine needle, sweetgrass, and coiled. She will also provide information on the history of weaving, and the tools that are used in this art. 
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New Lebanon Branch Stitchers

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Can't find the time to work on your favorite craft project?  Join the New Lebanon Branch Stitchers for an hour on the fourth Saturday of every month.  Work on your project and socialize with other crafters. 
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Fandom Fest Lock-In

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Do you "Geek Out" over a fandom?  So do we!  We're celebrating all fandoms and the teens who love them at an after-hours lock-in event!  Parental permission slip required and can be signed in advance or when arriving at the event.
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Teen Art and Making

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest
Community Room A
Come enjoy an activity that is some part art, and some part making.  Examples include 3D printing, making stress balls, and painting and drawing. Grades 7th-12th. Limited to 15 people, first come first serve.
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Daydreaming on Paper

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
Participants in this 6 week collage-journaling class for adults 55+, led by teaching artist Teresa Olavarria, will explore relevant themes using a combination of found, altered, and created images. Cut and torn images will be adhered to journal pages and embellished with paint and ink as desired.  All necessary supplies are provided at no cost to registrants through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. 
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Random Fandom

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Huber Heights
Meeting Room
Celebrate your favorite fandoms with other superfans! Whether you like Supernatural, Doctor Who, YouTubers, or something else entirely, this is the place for you! 
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Drawn Together by Art

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Burkhardt
Meeting Room
This 8 week drawing workshop for adults 55+, taught by local teaching artist Teresa Olavarria, will sharpen your powers of observation and improve your drawing skills.  Make new friends and experiment with a variety of techniques in this fun, ungraded class. All necessary supplies are provided at no cost to participants through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services
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Harry Potter

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
Visit Hogwarts for games, crafts and more magical fun!
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Pancake Art

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Fun and edible. Make art using pancake batter. Dream it, create it, and eat it. All supplies will be provided. Grades 7th-12th. 
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Coloring, Puzzles and Games, What Fun!

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Westwood
Stop by Thursday afternoons for some relaxing fun.  Play a board game, work a puzzle or get those crayons moving.  All supplies provided.  
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Teen Cafe

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Burkhardt
Meeting Room
Enjoy some down time playing games, doing crafts, and hanging out with friends.
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Basket Weaving and Chair Caning Demonstration with Artist-in-Residence

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Vandalia
Opportunity Space
Jennie Dranschak is a local Basket Artisan who has been weaving for over 34 years. She will be demonstrating many different styles and shapes, such as Shaker, Nantucket, Native American, pine needle, sweetgrass, and coiled. She will also provide information on the history of weaving, and the tools that are used in this art. 
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Wright Brothers Storytime

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Burkhardt
Meeting Room
Mr. Isaac will read "Wee and the Wright Brothers" a picture book, by Tim Gaffney.  Join Orville Wright himself as he talks about his adventures in flying. Make your very own airplane to fly and take home.  Registration required to make sure there is a plane available for all our young friends.
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Friday Fun Time

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
East
Meeting Room
Celebrate the end of the week by playing games and making crafts. 
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Warm Comforts - Quilt Group

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
Working with donated materials, we create quilts, wheelchair and walker bags, pet beds, etc. for donation to those in need.
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Crochet Club

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Vandalia
Conference Room
Join us for an enjoyable morning of crocheting!  All skill levels are welcome to attend - whether you want to learn new crocheting skills or show off a project you’ve started.  It will be an morning filled with crocheting and chatting fun!  Please bring your own crochet hook(s) and yarn.
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Hook, Needle and Stitch

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Novice and expert crocheters, knitters and stitchers are welcome to come learn from each other.
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