Coloring Club, Thursday, September 28, Delta Township District Library, 5130 Davenport Drive, Lansing, MI (http://www.dtdl.org/). 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 also convene on October 26, November 16, and December 28 in the Lissa McLean Room.
Fortuitous Fiber, The Bookend Gallery, Friends of Haslett Library, 1590 Franklin Street, Haslett, MI. August 29-November 6, I will be exhibiting a little show of small art quilts in the Friends’ gallery space, within the bookstore. Join me for an informal reception and refreshments on Sunday, September 10, 2:00-4:00PM. (Bookend).
HOURS: Mon-Wed & Friday, noon-4PM
Make a Card Basket, Mason Library, 145 West Ash Street, Mason, MI. Join me on Thursday, September 21, 6:30-7:45PM, in the basement activity room. I will show you how to recycle greeting cards into a unique, colorful basket! Simple shapes are punched with holes and hand stitched together to create a basket. Supplies provided but you are welcome to bring your own cards, if desired.
Jane & Art, Library Lecture Series, Delta Township Senior Council, Delta Township District Library, 1530 Davenport Drive, Lansing, MI. Join me on Tuesday, October 10, 12:30-2:30PM, for a discussion of my artist’s life and an introduction to Zentangle, a peaceful and meditative approach to drawing patterns. Celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month by recognizing the importance of arts and culture in our nation! Supplies for the introductory, hands-on Zentangle session provided at no charge.
Crafting for Texas, Saturday, October 14, 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 November 25 and December 9. There will be a box available for dropoffs–many thanks for your support!
Make Day of the Dead Cards, Mason Library, 145 West Ash Street, Mason, MI. Join me on Thursday, October 19, 6:30-7:45PM, in the basement activity room. We will create Dia de los Muertos greeting cards to remember and honor our loved ones on November 1. Make celebratory cards decorated with stickers, tape, markers, and your own special touch! Supplies provided.
8th Annual Recycled Art Market, City High/Middle School, 1720 Plainfield Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI. Saturday, November 4, 9:00AM-4:00PM. Come to RAM and peruse a fabulous selection of upcycled arts and handmade items–WOW! I will be selling knit and crochet kits with recycled yarn, cards, Good Karma Charmas, and more.
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 (https://www.peaceedcenter.org/) 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!
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.