After a long day outdoors with high-energy spring tasks, it's good to unwind by doing some slow-handwork. Please join me at Aberthau with your handcrafts. (I will provide some simple craft options for those who want to try something new.)
BYO Slow Crafting Circle at Aberthau: West Point Grey Community Centre: 4397 West 2nd Avenue
Thursdays April 4th, 18th and 25th
You are invited to join us from 7 pm to 8:30 pm for inspiring evenings in the elegant comfort in the salon of Aberthau Mansion. Tea will be served by Madame Beespeaker, the current artist in residence at the West Point Grey Community Centre.
Bring your crochet, knitting, tatting, stitching, sketching, mending, darning, mending, nest-building, your yarn bombs, your works in progress, your U.F.O's, your material manifesto, I.E. anything you can hold on your lap while engaging in creative dialogue. Bring a friend!
If you are feeling peckish at this hour, you must bring your own comestibles.
Also, as a reminder, here a list of the workshops I will be doing at Aberthau on Thursday afternoons:
2. Seeds for Kids (ages 3-12): Thurs., April 4, 4-5:30 pm
3. Growing Edible Flowers and Herbs (all ages welcome): Thurs. April 11, 4-5:30 pm
4. Messages for the Bees with Madame Beespeaker (all ages welcome): Thurs. April 18, 4-5:30 pm
5 Garden Journaling (age 12 and up) Thursday April 25, 4-5:30 pm
6 Singing with the Birds and Bees: exploring your natural voice (all ages welcome) Thurs. May 2, 4-5:30 pm
7th Stories with the Queen Bee (suited for children 4-11, but all ages welcome) Thurs. May 9, 4-5:30 pm
8th Herbal Craft: Bathtub Teas (all ages welcome), Thurs. May 16, 4-5:30 pm
9th Funky Humming Bird Feeders (ages 9 and up) , Thurs. May 23, 4-5:30 pm
Note: Workshops are $5 per person per session. Adults, please accompany children under 6 years.