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October 19, 2017
​The October 19th VSBW meeting at the Venice Chamber of Commerce building will begin with gathering time at 6:00 p.m., Shared Creations at 6:15 p.m., followed by a brief business meeting at 6:30 p.m.  Program will be weaving Christmas Ornaments.  Bring your weaving tools and water bucket.  There will be tables for raffle prizes, free items, and For Sale.
The November 16th VSBW meeting at the Venice Chamber of Commerce building will begin with gathering time at 6:00 p.m., Shared Creations at 6:15 p.m., followed by a brief business meeting at 6:30 p.m.   There will be tables for Raffle, Free items and For Sale.  Vice-President Jennie Baas will be teaching us how to weave Christmas Trees.  Bring your weaving tools and a water bucket.  Jennie Baas will provide all materials for $2.00 per person.  The trees can require a lot of buttons if you are going to put them all over it, but when they are used for the topper, they need to get progressively smaller.  Bring buttons if you have some you would like to use and E6000 glue if you have it.
November 16, 2017
December 9, 2017 - DATE CHANGE
The December 21st VSBW meeting was changed to December 9th at Blalock Park, 200 Turin Street, Venice, Florida, for the Holiday Tree Lighting event from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., hosted by Venice Beautification, Inc. The VSBW is participating by sponsoring a tree to be decorated with hand-made woven ornaments.  We will be gathering there with finger food and beverage for our annual Holiday Party and Candy Cane reindeer for the kids!.  
January 18, 2018
The January 18th VSBW meeting at the Venice Chamber of Commerce building will begin with gathering time at 6:00 p.m., Shared Creations at 6:15 p.m., followed by a brief business meeting at 6:30 p.m.  There will be tables for Raffle, Free Items, and For Sale.  The program by Lynn Carney will be Zen Rocks!   Bring surgical gloves if you don't want to get glue on your fingers, scissors, and bits and pieces of colored weaving materials:  3/16", 1/4" flat oval and flat reed, as well as river rocks if you have them.   If not, Lynn will supply the rocks and glue.
February 15, 2018
The February 15th VSBW meeting at the Venice Chamber of Commerce building will begin with gathering time at 6:00 p.m., Shared Creations at 6:15 p.m., followed by a brief business meeting at 6:30 p.m.  There will be tables for Raffle, Free Items, and For Sale.  The program will be Pine Needle basketry by Roger Hostetler,  Bring a long needle and thread.  Roger will provide the other materials. 

March 15, 2018
The March 15th VSBW meeting at the Venice Chamber of Commerce building will begin with gathering time at 6:00 p.m., Shared Creations at 6:15 p.m., followed by a brief business meeting at 6:30 p.m.  There will be tables for Raffle, Free Items, and For Sale.  The program will be an Easter Bunny with printed directions. Please bring a 12” ruler, scissors, clothes pins, small towel and Tacky Glue. Cost: $2.00
There will be tables for Raffle, Free items and For Sale.
April 18, 2018 (Date Changed to Wednesday)
The April 18th VSBW meeting at the Venice Chamber of Commerce building will begin with gathering time at 6:00 p.m., Shared Creations at 6:15 p.m., followed by a brief business meeting at 6:30 p.m. Russian weaver, Vladimir Yarish, will speak about weaving with birch bark.  There will not be tables for Raffle, Free items and For Sale. 
May 17, 2018
The May 17th VSBW meeting at the Venice Chamber of Commerce building will be our annual picnic. Please arrive at 6:00 PM. There will be food items from the Publix deli. Members are requested to bring a dish to share.. Please bring your choice of drink. VSBW will supply paper and plastic products. Spouses are welcome.  If you did not sign up at the April meeting, please call or email Eleanor by Tuesday May 15th.