Alternative Holiday Sale, Edgewood United Church, 469 Hagadorn Road, East Lansing, MI.  Friday, November 17/5:00-9:00PM and Saturday, November 18/9:00AM-5:00PM.  The Peace Education Center ( hosts this wonderful annual sale of handmade items, goodies to eat, and social justice information. I will be selling knit & crochet kits, charms, little books, collage art and earrings.  There is also a concert on Friday evening!



Crafting for Texas, Saturday, November 25, 11:00AM-6:00PM, Peculiar Perspectives, 107 South Putnam, Williamston, MI.  Come make baby bibs, washcloths, hats, baby blankets and more for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Join us on the 2nd floor of Keller’s Plaza in downtown Williamston.  Knit–crochet–sew–tables and chairs will be set up–we are also soliciting art supplies; such as color pencils, stickers, Elmer’s glue sticks (not purple), markers (not Sharpies), sketchbooks, adult coloring books, etc. Patterns and supplies provided but you’re welcome to bring your own supplies.

My partner, Carol Lilly Lacca, and I will be shipping donations to benefit displaced seniors and children who need a creative outlet. We will be at the same location on December 9.  There will be a box available for dropoffs–many thanks for your support!

Art for the Soul 2017, Saturday, December 2, 10:00AM-5:00PM and Sunday, December 3, Noon-5:00PM, Kelly Boyle, 2719 Mount Hope Avenue, Okemos, MI.  Join an eclectic and special group of artists for a holiday home sale.  I will be selling art cards, charms, earrings, and knit & crochet kits.  Peruse wood, fiber, glass beads, jewelry, clay and more—light refreshments too!  Park in the Montessori Radmoor School next door to Kelly’s home–if you need access, use Kelly’s driveway to the front door.


Coloring Club, Thursday, December 28, Delta Township District Library, 5130 Davenport Drive, Lansing, MI (  Join me the 4th Thursday of each month, 1:00-3:00PM, for a fun and free activity for adults, 18+!  Enjoy calming and relaxing coloring—crayons, coloring books, sheets, markers and pencils provided.  We convene  in the Lissa McLean Room on the south side of the library.  2018 schedule; January 25, Feb. 22, March 22, April 26, May 24, June 28, July 26, Aug. 23, Sept. 27, October 25, Nov. 29, and December 27.

Make Your Own Journal, Thursday, January 25, 2018, 6:30-7:30PM,  Mason Library, 145 West Ash Street, Mason, MI.  We will have fun converting a simple composition notebook into a customized special art journal.  Using glue, staplers, stickers, markers and tape to create a basic journal that you can enhance later with words, drawings, poems or more!  Supplies and instruction provided—call 517.676.9088 to register.  C U there!

Chromaville, Saturday, February 10, 2018, 10:30AM-3:30PM, Elmwood Room, Delta Township District Library,  5130 Davenport Drive, Lansing, MI 48917.  Welcome to Chromaville—Join in a fun-filled day coloring a poster, mural, puzzle, cards, coloring pages or books!  Enjoy pleasant, relaxing and creative entertainment for mature teens and adults, 14+.

Coloring pages, pens, crayons, pencils provided free of charge.   Tables will be available to work on—along with coloring examples to inspire and delight.  Please bring along canned food donations for the Greater Lansing Food Bank too.  Come for an hour or the entire day!  See you at Chromaville this spring!

CLASS @ 11:30AM:  Make a 6-page Coloring Book

Fold an 11×17” piece of paper into a small book.

CLASS @ 1:00PM:  Make a little stapled Coloring Book

Using photocopies, create a little book.