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Summer Family Maker Series- Bake Oven Class

06-01-2019

Presented by York County History Center at Colonial Complex, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jun 01 @ 10:00 am

We’ve got a variety of experiences that give families an opportunity to try something new without purchasing new equipment or supplies.

Choose one class time to learn how to bake in our Summer Kitchen’s bake oven. Participants will be making...

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We’ve got a variety of experiences that give families an opportunity to try something new without purchasing new equipment or supplies.

Choose one class time to learn how to bake in our Summer Kitchen’s bake oven. Participants will be making fresh herb and garlic scones and pizzas to share with the group. Register early for these classes as space is limited to provide a better experience. Ages 5 and up. Please wear closed toed shoes.

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Tags:   CommunityKids & Family

Writers' Roundtable

06-06-2019

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jun 06 @ 7:00 pm

On Thursday, June 6 at 7:00 p.m., we will have our next Writer's Roundtable meeting. Heather S. Tennies, Director of Archival Services at Lancaster.org, will present and discuss the holdings at this major historical organization in Lancaster...

[more+]

On Thursday, June 6 at 7:00 p.m., we will have our next Writer's Roundtable meeting. Heather S. Tennies, Director of Archival Services at Lancaster.org, will present and discuss the holdings at this major historical organization in Lancaster County.

As always, the event is free, open to the public, and will be held at the York County History Center located at 250 E Market St, York.

The York County Writers' Round Table networks writers and researchers of York County and regional history. The group meets on the first Thursday of every quarter at 7:00 p.m. at the Historical Society Museum, Library & Archives a 250 E. Market St.  This event is free and open to the public.

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Tags:  Community

First Friday: York County History Center

06-07-2019

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Jun 07 @ 6:00 pm

First Friday

June 7, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, FREE

Colonial Complex, 157 W Market St, York, PA 17401

Camp out with the York County History Center for First Friday in downtown York City. Swing by for a tavern tasting, s’mores treat and yard...

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First Friday

June 7, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, FREE

Colonial Complex, 157 W Market St, York, PA 17401

Camp out with the York County History Center for First Friday in downtown York City. Swing by for a tavern tasting, s’mores treat and yard games. This event is FREE and open to the public.

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Tags:  Free Events

South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society

06-09-2019

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jun 09 @ 2:15 pm

On June 9, 2019 speaker Jeff Bach will speak on The Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College and Brethren Research.

South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, Inc. (SCPGS) is an all-volunteer, non-profit...

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On June 9, 2019 speaker Jeff Bach will speak on The Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College and Brethren Research.

South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, Inc. (SCPGS) is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization of genealogists.  Their primary geographic area of interest and coverage is Pennsylvania’s York and Adams Counties. Their purpose is to encourage and promote an interest in genealogy by collecting and preserving materials related to genealogy, encouraging the compilation and publication of family genealogies and histories, publishing materials of interest and benefit to members, holding meetings for the education of members and the public, and offering financial and volunteer support to the library at the York County History Center.

Monthly meetings are held in the Meeting Hall of the York County History Center, at 250 East Market Street, York, Pennsylvania unless otherwise noted. The business portion of the meeting begins at 2:15 PM and the program begins at about 2:30 PM. Meetings are FREE and open to the public.

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27th Annual Art and Leisure Auction

06-14-2019

Presented by York County History Center at Agricultural and Industrial Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Jun 14 @ 5:30 pm

F. Scott Fitzgerald once said “Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss.” DO NOT miss the opportunity to attend the History Center’s 27th Art and Leisure Auction at the Agricultural and Industrial Museum on Friday, June...

[more+]

F. Scott Fitzgerald once said “Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss.” DO NOT miss the opportunity to attend the History Center’s 27th Art and Leisure Auction at the Agricultural and Industrial Museum on Friday, June 14, 2019. This years theme is "Gatsby Garden Party" inviting our guests  to step back in time as we dress the part in beautiful 1920s inspired Great Gatsby garden or weekend attire. While dressing 20s style is not required, prizes will be given to the best dressed individuals and most 20’s inspired table!

This annual event hosts over 200 people, enjoying an evening of socializing, delicious food from local restaurants, animated bidding during the live auction, fierce competition during the silent auction and even a carefully curated wine raffle! From experiences to local art there is something for everyone during this fun-filled evening!

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York Civil War Roundtable

06-19-2019

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm

The York Civil War Round Table (YCWRT) is a non-profit organization that seeks to promote,...

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The York Civil War Round Table (YCWRT) is a non-profit organization that seeks to promote, interpret, preserve, and protect the Civil War heritage of York County, Pennsylvania, through the education and exchange of information with its members and the general public. Membership is free and open to anyone interested in learning more about the American Civil War.

Each meeting features a guest speaker talking about a Civil War topic of local or national interest. Meetings are FREE and open to the public. Please visit the YCWRT website for more information about the York County Civil War Roundtable.

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Tags:  Free Events

ALLVETS Roundtable

06-26-2019

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm

On June 26, 2019 Jay Snyder will speak about his service in the Army in Vietnam.

The ALLVETS meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm at the Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St., York. Occasionally, special round tables...
[more+]

On June 26, 2019 Jay Snyder will speak about his service in the Army in Vietnam.

The ALLVETS meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm at the Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St., York. Occasionally, special round tables are held on Saturdays. Due to the holiday schedule, no programs are held in November or December. Meetings are FREE and open to the public.
ALLVETS Roundtable is an opportunity for local veterans to share their stories about their military service. All veterans are welcome to participate, regardless of branch of service, rank, peace-time or war-time service, or role in the military. Veterans wishing to speak at the Roundtable should contact ALLVETS at AllVets1York@gmail.com to schedule a session.
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Summer Family Maker Series- Felting for Beginners

07-13-2019

Presented by York County History Center at Agricultural and Industrial Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 13 @ 10:00 am

From bake oven cooking to felting, we’ve got a variety of experiences that give families an opportunity to try something new without purchasing new equipment or supplies.

Participants will receive tools and instruction to learn to felt with...

[more+]

From bake oven cooking to felting, we’ve got a variety of experiences that give families an opportunity to try something new without purchasing new equipment or supplies.

Participants will receive tools and instruction to learn to felt with Randi Marchant of Hand Me a Craft. Everyone will make a felted fox and keep their tools to continue to craft on their own. Ages 10 and up.

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Tags:   Community Visual ArtKids & Family

York Civil War Roundtable

07-17-2019

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm

The York Civil War Round Table (YCWRT) is a non-profit organization that seeks to...

[more+]

The York Civil War Round Table (YCWRT) is a non-profit organization that seeks to promote, interpret, preserve, and protect the Civil War heritage of York County, Pennsylvania, through the education and exchange of information with its members and the general public. Membership is free and open to anyone interested in learning more about the American Civil War.

Each meeting features a guest speaker talking about a Civil War topic of local or national interest. Meetings are FREE and open to the public. Please visit the YCWRT website for more information about the York County Civil War Roundtable.

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Tags:  Free Events

Share Your History!

07-18-2019

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm

Help the York County History Center preserve YOUR history by sharing with us stories that help promote understanding of our whole community.

Information and guidance on caring for family history materials at home will be provided.

Participants...

[more+]

Help the York County History Center preserve YOUR history by sharing with us stories that help promote understanding of our whole community.

Information and guidance on caring for family history materials at home will be provided.

Participants will have the opportunity for photographs, documents and other family materials to be digitally scanned and/or photographed.

With the owner's permission, these digital images will become part of the History Center’s archives and digital copies will be provided back for owners to keep.

Limit 5 items for scanning. To schedule scanning for larger collections, please contact Nicole Smith at 717-848-1587 or nsmith@yorkhistorycenter.org

Hosted by Ophelia Chambliss, Community Historian for Diversity and Inclusion.

 

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Tags:   Free EventsCommunity

ALLVETS Roundtable

07-24-2019

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm

On July 24, 2019 Ed Rohrbaugh will speak about hisservice in the Navy on the USS Bache Fletcher destroyer in 1968.

The ALLVETS meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm at the Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St., York....
[more+]

On July 24, 2019 Ed Rohrbaugh will speak about hisservice in the Navy on the USS Bache Fletcher destroyer in 1968.

The ALLVETS meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm at the Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St., York. Occasionally, special round tables are held on Saturdays. Due to the holiday schedule, no programs are held in November or December. Meetings are FREE and open to the public.
ALLVETS Roundtable is an opportunity for local veterans to share their stories about their military service. All veterans are welcome to participate, regardless of branch of service, rank, peace-time or war-time service, or role in the military. Veterans wishing to speak at the Roundtable should contact ALLVETS at AllVets1York@gmail.com to schedule a session.
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Tags:  Free Events

Summer Family Maker Series- Point and Shoot Photography Class

08-03-2019

Presented by York County History Center at Colonial Complex, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 03 @ 10:00 am

From bake oven cooking to felting, we’ve got a variety of experiences that give families an opportunity to try something new without purchasing new equipment or supplies.

Satoko Berg, local photographer, will lead a class on the basics of...

[more+]

From bake oven cooking to felting, we’ve got a variety of experiences that give families an opportunity to try something new without purchasing new equipment or supplies.

Satoko Berg, local photographer, will lead a class on the basics of photography followed by a walk around York to practice your newly learned skills. This class is for ages 8 and up. Participants must bring a point and shoot camera or a phone with a camera function.

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Tags:   Community Visual ArtKids & Family

Summer Family Maker Series- Quilling

08-17-2019

Presented by York County History Center at Agricultural and Industrial Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 17 @ 10:00 am

Quilling is an artform in which strips of paper are curled and shaped, glued together to create pictures, designs, or patterns. In this class participants will learn the basic forms and begin a project. Ages 6 and up.

Quilling is an artform in which strips of paper are curled and shaped, glued together to create pictures, designs, or patterns. In this class participants will learn the basic forms and begin a project. Ages 6 and up.

[less-]
Tags:   Community Visual ArtKids & Family

Summer Family Maker Series- Bake Oven Class

06-01-2019

Presented by York County History Center at Colonial Complex, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jun 01 @ 10:00 am

We’ve got a variety of experiences that give families an opportunity to try something new without purchasing new equipment or supplies.

Choose one class time to learn how to bake in our Summer Kitchen’s bake oven. Participants will be making...

[more+]

We’ve got a variety of experiences that give families an opportunity to try something new without purchasing new equipment or supplies.

Choose one class time to learn how to bake in our Summer Kitchen’s bake oven. Participants will be making fresh herb and garlic scones and pizzas to share with the group. Register early for these classes as space is limited to provide a better experience. Ages 5 and up. Please wear closed toed shoes.

[less-]
Tags:   CommunityKids & Family

Writers' Roundtable

06-06-2019

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jun 06 @ 7:00 pm

On Thursday, June 6 at 7:00 p.m., we will have our next Writer's Roundtable meeting. Heather S. Tennies, Director of Archival Services at Lancaster.org, will present and discuss the holdings at this major historical organization in Lancaster...

[more+]

On Thursday, June 6 at 7:00 p.m., we will have our next Writer's Roundtable meeting. Heather S. Tennies, Director of Archival Services at Lancaster.org, will present and discuss the holdings at this major historical organization in Lancaster County.

As always, the event is free, open to the public, and will be held at the York County History Center located at 250 E Market St, York.

The York County Writers' Round Table networks writers and researchers of York County and regional history. The group meets on the first Thursday of every quarter at 7:00 p.m. at the Historical Society Museum, Library & Archives a 250 E. Market St.  This event is free and open to the public.

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Tags:  Community

First Friday: York County History Center

06-07-2019

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Jun 07 @ 6:00 pm

First Friday

June 7, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, FREE

Colonial Complex, 157 W Market St, York, PA 17401

Camp out with the York County History Center for First Friday in downtown York City. Swing by for a tavern tasting, s’mores treat and yard...

[more+]

First Friday

June 7, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, FREE

Colonial Complex, 157 W Market St, York, PA 17401

Camp out with the York County History Center for First Friday in downtown York City. Swing by for a tavern tasting, s’mores treat and yard games. This event is FREE and open to the public.

[less-]
Tags:  Free Events

South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society

06-09-2019

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jun 09 @ 2:15 pm

On June 9, 2019 speaker Jeff Bach will speak on The Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College and Brethren Research.

South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, Inc. (SCPGS) is an all-volunteer, non-profit...

[more+]

On June 9, 2019 speaker Jeff Bach will speak on The Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College and Brethren Research.

South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, Inc. (SCPGS) is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization of genealogists.  Their primary geographic area of interest and coverage is Pennsylvania’s York and Adams Counties. Their purpose is to encourage and promote an interest in genealogy by collecting and preserving materials related to genealogy, encouraging the compilation and publication of family genealogies and histories, publishing materials of interest and benefit to members, holding meetings for the education of members and the public, and offering financial and volunteer support to the library at the York County History Center.

Monthly meetings are held in the Meeting Hall of the York County History Center, at 250 East Market Street, York, Pennsylvania unless otherwise noted. The business portion of the meeting begins at 2:15 PM and the program begins at about 2:30 PM. Meetings are FREE and open to the public.

[less-]
Tags:  Community

27th Annual Art and Leisure Auction

06-14-2019

Presented by York County History Center at Agricultural and Industrial Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Jun 14 @ 5:30 pm

F. Scott Fitzgerald once said “Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss.” DO NOT miss the opportunity to attend the History Center’s 27th Art and Leisure Auction at the Agricultural and Industrial Museum on Friday, June...

[more+]

F. Scott Fitzgerald once said “Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss.” DO NOT miss the opportunity to attend the History Center’s 27th Art and Leisure Auction at the Agricultural and Industrial Museum on Friday, June 14, 2019. This years theme is "Gatsby Garden Party" inviting our guests  to step back in time as we dress the part in beautiful 1920s inspired Great Gatsby garden or weekend attire. While dressing 20s style is not required, prizes will be given to the best dressed individuals and most 20’s inspired table!

This annual event hosts over 200 people, enjoying an evening of socializing, delicious food from local restaurants, animated bidding during the live auction, fierce competition during the silent auction and even a carefully curated wine raffle! From experiences to local art there is something for everyone during this fun-filled evening!

[less-]
Tags:  Community

York Civil War Roundtable

06-19-2019

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm

The York Civil War Round Table (YCWRT) is a non-profit organization that seeks to promote,...

[more+]

The York Civil War Round Table (YCWRT) is a non-profit organization that seeks to promote, interpret, preserve, and protect the Civil War heritage of York County, Pennsylvania, through the education and exchange of information with its members and the general public. Membership is free and open to anyone interested in learning more about the American Civil War.

Each meeting features a guest speaker talking about a Civil War topic of local or national interest. Meetings are FREE and open to the public. Please visit the YCWRT website for more information about the York County Civil War Roundtable.

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Tags:  Free Events

ALLVETS Roundtable

06-26-2019

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm

On June 26, 2019 Jay Snyder will speak about his service in the Army in Vietnam.

The ALLVETS meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm at the Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St., York. Occasionally, special round tables...
[more+]

On June 26, 2019 Jay Snyder will speak about his service in the Army in Vietnam.

The ALLVETS meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm at the Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St., York. Occasionally, special round tables are held on Saturdays. Due to the holiday schedule, no programs are held in November or December. Meetings are FREE and open to the public.
ALLVETS Roundtable is an opportunity for local veterans to share their stories about their military service. All veterans are welcome to participate, regardless of branch of service, rank, peace-time or war-time service, or role in the military. Veterans wishing to speak at the Roundtable should contact ALLVETS at AllVets1York@gmail.com to schedule a session.
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Tags:  Free Events

Summer Family Maker Series- Felting for Beginners

07-13-2019

Presented by York County History Center at Agricultural and Industrial Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 13 @ 10:00 am

From bake oven cooking to felting, we’ve got a variety of experiences that give families an opportunity to try something new without purchasing new equipment or supplies.

Participants will receive tools and instruction to learn to felt with...

[more+]

From bake oven cooking to felting, we’ve got a variety of experiences that give families an opportunity to try something new without purchasing new equipment or supplies.

Participants will receive tools and instruction to learn to felt with Randi Marchant of Hand Me a Craft. Everyone will make a felted fox and keep their tools to continue to craft on their own. Ages 10 and up.

[less-]
Tags:   Community Visual ArtKids & Family

York Civil War Roundtable

07-17-2019

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm

The York Civil War Round Table (YCWRT) is a non-profit organization that seeks to...

[more+]

The York Civil War Round Table (YCWRT) is a non-profit organization that seeks to promote, interpret, preserve, and protect the Civil War heritage of York County, Pennsylvania, through the education and exchange of information with its members and the general public. Membership is free and open to anyone interested in learning more about the American Civil War.

Each meeting features a guest speaker talking about a Civil War topic of local or national interest. Meetings are FREE and open to the public. Please visit the YCWRT website for more information about the York County Civil War Roundtable.

[less-]
Tags:  Free Events

Share Your History!

07-18-2019

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm

Help the York County History Center preserve YOUR history by sharing with us stories that help promote understanding of our whole community.

Information and guidance on caring for family history materials at home will be provided.

Participants...

[more+]

Help the York County History Center preserve YOUR history by sharing with us stories that help promote understanding of our whole community.

Information and guidance on caring for family history materials at home will be provided.

Participants will have the opportunity for photographs, documents and other family materials to be digitally scanned and/or photographed.

With the owner's permission, these digital images will become part of the History Center’s archives and digital copies will be provided back for owners to keep.

Limit 5 items for scanning. To schedule scanning for larger collections, please contact Nicole Smith at 717-848-1587 or nsmith@yorkhistorycenter.org

Hosted by Ophelia Chambliss, Community Historian for Diversity and Inclusion.

 

[less-]
Tags:   Free EventsCommunity

ALLVETS Roundtable

07-24-2019

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm

On July 24, 2019 Ed Rohrbaugh will speak about hisservice in the Navy on the USS Bache Fletcher destroyer in 1968.

The ALLVETS meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm at the Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St., York....
[more+]

On July 24, 2019 Ed Rohrbaugh will speak about hisservice in the Navy on the USS Bache Fletcher destroyer in 1968.

The ALLVETS meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm at the Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St., York. Occasionally, special round tables are held on Saturdays. Due to the holiday schedule, no programs are held in November or December. Meetings are FREE and open to the public.
ALLVETS Roundtable is an opportunity for local veterans to share their stories about their military service. All veterans are welcome to participate, regardless of branch of service, rank, peace-time or war-time service, or role in the military. Veterans wishing to speak at the Roundtable should contact ALLVETS at AllVets1York@gmail.com to schedule a session.
[less-]
Tags:  Free Events

Summer Family Maker Series- Point and Shoot Photography Class

08-03-2019

Presented by York County History Center at Colonial Complex, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 03 @ 10:00 am

From bake oven cooking to felting, we’ve got a variety of experiences that give families an opportunity to try something new without purchasing new equipment or supplies.

Satoko Berg, local photographer, will lead a class on the basics of...

[more+]

From bake oven cooking to felting, we’ve got a variety of experiences that give families an opportunity to try something new without purchasing new equipment or supplies.

Satoko Berg, local photographer, will lead a class on the basics of photography followed by a walk around York to practice your newly learned skills. This class is for ages 8 and up. Participants must bring a point and shoot camera or a phone with a camera function.

[less-]
Tags:   Community Visual ArtKids & Family

Summer Family Maker Series- Quilling

08-17-2019

Presented by York County History Center at Agricultural and Industrial Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 17 @ 10:00 am

Quilling is an artform in which strips of paper are curled and shaped, glued together to create pictures, designs, or patterns. In this class participants will learn the basic forms and begin a project. Ages 6 and up.

Quilling is an artform in which strips of paper are curled and shaped, glued together to create pictures, designs, or patterns. In this class participants will learn the basic forms and begin a project. Ages 6 and up.

[less-]
Tags:   Community Visual ArtKids & Family

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