Our Neighborhood Groups (NGs)

Neighborhood Groups (NGs) are the heart of our Chapter. We have five of them. Each offers an informal opportunity for "hands on" sewing experiences, friendly support and a meet-up with other guild members to exchange sewing ideas and information. Members may "join" (participate in) as many NGs as they can fit into their schedule!

In Bradenton:

  • Leader: Kathleen Heinicke and Paulette Braga
  • Meets on the 2nd Sat each month from 10-4
  • Location is the South Manatee Library (6081 26th St West) in Bradenton
  • Leaders: Lorraine Potter and Cindi Edwards
  • Meets on the 1st Sat each month from 1-4:30
  • Location is the Manatee County Central (Main) Library (1301 Barcarrota Blvd West) in Bradenton

In Sarasota:

  • Leaders: Lou Burns and Barb Van Buren
  • Meets on the 3rd Sat each month from 9:30-3:30
  • Location is at: Sew Worth It, 5507 Palmer Crossing Circle (Corner of Clark & Honore) in Sarasota
  • Leader: Donna Verstrate
  • Meets on the 3rd Wed every month from 9:30-4:00
  • Location is at Waldemere Fire Station, 2nd Floor, located at 2070 Waldemere Street (on corner of Waldemere and East St) in Sarasota 

In Venice

  • Leaders: Evelyn LeVassuer and Tina Arsenault
  • Meets on the 4th Mon every month from 1:30-4:00
  • Location is the Jacaranda Public Library (4143 Woodmere Park Blvd) in Venice 



Need a project list and instructions? Each NG Group has their own page (link on the left) with program information supplies and directions.

OR  go to our  Calendar Page , click on the meeting date and view the information. You can even add our Calendar to your smart phone or computer and be notified of new and changed activities.

NG Leaders and Program assistants: Please email news@sgcasg.org or use the form below to have your information published to Needle News, your NG webpage and our Chapter Calendar- Thanks!