The NOVEMBER meeting will be held at the Multnomah Arts Center (7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, OR 97219)


Bring a dish of food with serving utensil for our potluck. Beverages will be provided by PBS.

Anyone wishing to donate an item to the generous Bazaar Vendor gift pile (for which we buy raffle tickets) is more than welcome to do so. These items may be bead, craft or even house related. Raffle tickets are $1.00 each, or 6 for $5.00 and proceeds will benefit the
Scholarship Fund.

We will again be donating to a few women’s shelters in the area. Items that are requested are personal hygiene items, any craft items (especially yarn), and warm women’s clothing appropriate for any age.

Bring your beaded nametags from the September meeting to share and compete for prizes!

Early-Bird Beading:  5:00pm to 6:15pm

2016 PBS Traveling library display

My Blue Segment by Maxi Starr - winner of 2016 PBS Traveling Library Display

My Blue Segment by Maxi Starr - winner of 2016 PBS Traveling Library Display

The 2016 show is in:  juried, awarded and now on it's merry traveling way. See a slideshow of the pieces here. Information on the theme - Kandinsky's painting "Blue Segment" can be found here.





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