2018 CHAPTER EVENTS & ACTIVITIES


Deadlines at a Glance

Feb 23 - Deadline for Expo Bus Trip

Apr 1 - Deadline for Needle News

Apr (?) - Deadline for Spring Fling Registration

May 11 - Deadline for Sewing Retreat

Jul 1 - Deadline for Needle News

Oct 1 - Deadline for Needle News

Oct -  Annual Meeting ticket purchase


February

Feb 23: Deadline to register for EXPO bus Trip in March

March

 

In March we host our ASG booth at the Heritage Festival in Manatee Village Historical ParkHeritage Days Open House events were from 11am to 4pm. People came to explore Manatee’s past through the arts, literature, music and dance. Food and craft vendors on site. 


April


May


June

4-H Sew 4 Fun Camp

This year's 4-H Sewing Camp will be held from June 18th to the 22th at the 4-H Building on the Manatee Fair Grounds. This will be our 9th summer of partnership with 4-H. 


July

July 12-18 ASG conference

August 


September

September is International/National Sewing Month. Come visit and see what how our Neighborhood Groups use their love of sewing in our community.


October


November

Nov 3rd OR Nov 10th- tentative dates for our Annual Meeting and Elections. (We are searching for a venue.)


December

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. 

 

mid Dec- 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.


January

Jan 11-20 was our booth at the Manatee County Fair

 

On Friday, January 26th, June Colburn presented "Biology of Color" at the Jacaranda Library. We worked with swatches to practice color coordination, contrast and blending.