Deadlines at a Glance

Jan 10- Deadline to register for FREE Deb Canham Offering

Feb 20- Expo Bus Trip Tickets

Apr 10- Spring Fling Tickets

April 15- Sewing Retreat Registration


Nov 3rd - Annual Meeting and Elections at Geckos in The Signature Room (5351 Palmer Crossing Circle, Sarasota, FL 34233). Fun begins at 10AM and will continue until 3PM in an Asian Themed setting. 


Ticket cost is $45 and includes room, meal and guest speaker. Tickets are on sale in your NGs. Registration deadline is Oct 29th. Tickets can also be purchased by mailing your $45 check and menu choice to Evelyn. Please use our Contact Us form if you need her mailing address. 


Meal choices are Beef Tips with Mushrooms and Sherry OR  Bourbon Glazed Chicken Breast. Meal includes beverage, salad, bread, garlic mashed potatoes, broccoli and desert. Vegetarian, Gluten free and Dairy Free options available upon request. 


Our Guest Speaker is June Colburn, noted for her kimono designs and international textiles. 



December is filled by Neighborhood Groups celebrating with holiday parties - and holiday dates may affect our normal NG meeting times and dates. We will post the luncheon registration and date/time changes to our NG, Calendar and Events pages as they become available. 


Dec 15th- Come visit our ASG booth in Manatee Village Historical Park. The Cracker Christmas Event begins with park opening at 11 AM and runs to 4 PM. Visit Father Christmas, Ebenezer Scrooge and enjoy seasonal choral, instrumental and dance performances. Free Parking. Admission is $5 for Adults, Children under 12 are free.  Address is at 1404 Manatee Ave, E.



Jan 11 & 12- The Brandon ASG Chapter is hosting Maggie Dillon who will teach a textile collage workshop in Sun City. 

This hands on event is for two days (7 hrs each day). The cost for the class is $80 for members and $100 for nonmembers.

It will be held at St Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd., West, Sun City Center 33573. As soon as we get the registration flyer it will be posted here and sent as a Blast Out. 


Jan 16- Members’ Only Education Opportunity with Deb Canham

Don’t miss this opportunity to attend this FREE member’s only event! Deb will demonstrate your serger's potential and teach you to create attractive projects. Come share her unique ideas and see her trunk show.

Time: 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM, Lunch Provided

Location: Waldemere Fire Station No. 2

Address: 2070 Waldemere St in Sarasota (corner of East and Waldemere)

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED- Contact Evelyn or our NG Leader. Deadline is January 10th!


Jan 17 to 27- Chapter ASG booth at Manatee County Fair. Volunteers needed. Please contact Paulette if you can assist in hosting.



Tentative Bus trip to Lakeland Expo (Mar 14-17) if enough interest. 


SPRING FLING tentative on April 20th or 27th



Location: Chateau Elan Hotel and Conference Center

Address: 150 Midway Drive, Sebring, Florida 33870