GENERAL MEETING, TUESDAY, November 28th 2017

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Annual Potluck & Holiday Party

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

Bring food with a serving utensil; beverages will be provided.

You may also donate item(s) for Bazaar Vendor gift pile – raffle tickets to be drawn for $1 each, or 6 for $5. Proceeds will benefit our Outreach Program.

Please bring beaded jewelry (bracelets, necklaces, earrings), as well as personal hygiene items, craft items (especially yarn), and women’s clothing (Fall clothing only, any age) and PBS will donate them to Rose Haven women’s shelter.

Early-Bird Beading:  5:00pm to 6:15pm

For a map go to Meetings


NO MEETING IN DECEMBER - HAPPY HOLIDAYS

portland bead society bead bazaar - 30 Years STRONG
november 4th and 5th, 2017

This year’s Portland Bead Society, Bead Bazaar is Saturday and Sunday November 4 and 5.  Times are 10 AM to 6 PM on November 4, and 10 AM to 4 PM on November 5.  This wonderful eye candy filled event is at the Montgomery Park building at 2710 NW Vaughn St, Portland Oregon.  It is easy to get to, and parking is abundant and FREE.   Admission is $5.00 for ages 12 through adult, and free for children under 12. 

For lovely pictures of some of the vendors’ wares, please visit the Facebook page, Bead Bazaar, by Portland Bead Society

In addition, members will be able to vote on the 30 year PBS Commemorative Bead competition.

Hope to see you there!!

Vendor's List and More Information

Please help out with advertising this terrific venue by downloading our poster, printing it out and getting it to every person and place you know of.

Download PBS Bead Bazaar poster


VOTE FOR OUR 30th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE BEAD

PORTLAND BEAD SOCIETY is celebrating its 30th year in 2018.  What a momentous time for this large and diverse society!  To commemorate this milestone, we are holding a contest to create a limited edition 30th Anniversary bead.

To find out more click on the button below:


Margaret Scoville Challenge Art

We have many accomplished artists amongst our membership. Their skills are highlighted with the Margaret Scoville Challenge. Go see what they've made.

Dragon by Merle Sherman

Dragon by Merle Sherman


pbs RETREAT 2017

Just a few pix from this year's Portland Bead Society Bead Retreat at Cannon Beach, Oregon.

Gathering in the lobby

Gathering in the lobby


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