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January 2019

January 2019 Program/Meeting: How to turn your fiber addiction into a business panel discussion

January 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
GRPD Metro Lodge 97, 1753 Alpine Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI United States
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6:30pm:  Show and Tell 7:00pm: How to turn your fiber addiction into a business panel discussion with Kelly Brandt, Heidi Bukoski, Julia Daniels Business Meeting to follow.

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February 2019

February 2019 Program and Meeting: Weaving for Good

February 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
GRPD Metro Lodge 97, 1753 Alpine Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI United States
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6:30pm:  Show and Tell 7:00pm: Weaving for Good – A presentation by Beryl Bartkus founder of Ability Weavers Business Meeting to follow

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March 2019

March 2019 Program/Meeting: TBA

March 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
GRPD Metro Lodge 97, 1753 Alpine Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI United States
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6:30pm:  Show and Tell 7:00pm: TBA Business Meeting to follow.

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April 2019

April 2019 Program/Meeting: Weaving & Textiles

April 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
GRPD Metro Lodge 97, 1753 Alpine Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI United States
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6:30 pm: Show N Tell 7:00 pm:  Program/Speaker -  Joan Sheridan – Weaving & textiles Followed by our business meeting.

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May 2019

May 2019 Program/Meeting: Mark Newport, head of the fiber program at Cranbrook Academy of Art and 2018 ArtPrize artist

May 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
GRPD Metro Lodge 97, 1753 Alpine Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI United States
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6:30 pm: Show N Tell 7:00 pm:  Mark Newport, head of the fiber program at Cranbrook Academy of Art and 2018 ArtPrize artist For more information, click here. Followed by our business meeting.  

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June 2019

June 2019: End of Year Potluck

June 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
GRPD Metro Lodge 97, 1753 Alpine Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI United States
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September 2019

Welcome Back

September 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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October 2019

Program by Ed Rowe/Meeting

October 7, 2019
GRPD Metro Lodge 97, 1753 Alpine Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI United States
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6:30 - Show and Tell 7pm - Ed Rowe - The Historical Progression of Spinning and the Spinner's Tools Just who is this Ed Rowe guy? There is always danger when you have a fiber oriented wife.  It seems there is always need for this little tool or a replacement worn part for (you can fill in the blank).  This hasn’t changed for the past 55 years and, yes, it can be a challenge at times. In the late 60’s…

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November 2019

Program by Sylvia Walworth/Meeting

November 4, 2019
GRPD Metro Lodge 97, 1753 Alpine Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI United States
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6:30 – Show and Tell 7pm – Sylvia Walworth - Art Therapy: Interface with Fibers 8pm – Business Meeting About Sylvia Walworth In December, 1972, when I received my Master’s degree in Guidance and counseling, I defined myself as a counselor.  I worked in a wide range of settings and was very involved in professional activities serving in local, state and national professional positions which work was recognized with numerous awards. My work was personally and professionally rewarding.  I worked…

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December 2019

Holiday Potluck and Gift Exchange

December 2, 2019

6:30pm – Holiday Potluck and Gift Exchange

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January 2020

Program by Guild Members/Meeting

January 6, 2020

6:30pm – Show and Tell 7pm – The Fabric of Our Lives - Guild Members Share Textiles Significant to Them 8pm – Business Meeting

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February 2020

Program by Andrea Melvin/Meeting

February 3, 2020

6:30 – Show and Tell 7pm – Andrea Melvin, Curator - Textiles in the Grand Rapids Public Museum's Collection 8pm – Business Meeting

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March 2020

Program by Garment Study Group/Meeting

March 2, 2020

6:30pm – Show and Tell 7pm – Garment Study Group - Explorations in Garment Creation 8pm – Business Meeting

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April 2020

Cancelled / Program by Renee Dillard/Meeting

April 6, 2020

6:30pm – Show and Tell 7pm – Renee Dillard - Natural Fiber Weaving of the Anishinaabek   8pm – Business Meeting

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May 2020

Cancelled – Program by Mary Heumann/Meeting

May 4, 2020

6:30pm – Show and Tell 7pm – Mary Heumann - An Introduction to Nalbinding 8pm – Business Meeting

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June 2020

Cancelled – End of Year Sharing and Potluck

June 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

6:30pm - Bring a dish to pass and any fiber-related items to sell, trade or give away.

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September 2020

Welcome Back Meeting

September 8, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Will be held at Johnson Park from 6:30pm to 7:30pm weather permitting. If it is raining this meeting will be cancelled. We will meet under the large trees near the handicap parking spaces (just off Butterworth St SW, near 28th Street/Wilson Ave. and I-196) Bring your own lawn chair and an item that you have been working on. Label your show & tell pieces with your name, the technique(s) used and an interesting fact (pattern, workshop, etc.) about how you…

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October 2020

Meeting via Zoom

October 5, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Our guild meeting for October will be a virtual meeting via ZOOM. The budget will be presented and voted on. The Board recognizes the difficulty in speaking and listening with such a large group on one video call. After the business items have been dealt with, we will separate into “breakout” groups, still virtually, to give people opportunity to talk and share in smaller groups.

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November 2020

Show n Tell/History of Weaving in Hartland – Cromaine Crafts – Nadine Cloutier/Meeting

November 2, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
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December 2020

Holiday Potluck

December 7, 2020
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