Check This Out: June 16-22

Staff Writer
Tri-County Times
Check This Out: June 16-22

Glass Beads Workshop

On Saturday, June 18, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., learn to create colorful glass beads with a torch at The Workspace in Ames (at 2229 Lincoln Way, Memorial Union of the ISU campus). This fast-paced class will be packed with information about safety, set-up/equipment and techniques for creating a variety of beads. You’ll take home your own beautiful handmade beads at the end of the day. For very beginners or a great refresher for those who would like to brush up on their skills. Cost is $40 with ISU; $50 for the public. You must be 16 or older to take part.

Make a card for dad

The Workspace in Ames will host a Walk-In Craft event for making Father’s Day cards on Saturday, June 18, or Sunday, June 19, from 1-4 p.m. both days. The Workspace has supplies; you bring the creativity and make something special for your dad. Cost is $4 per person.

ECO Weavers

Sunday, June 19, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., Cafferty Building on Iowa Arboretum campus

This art project is called ECO Weavers because it intertwines re-purposed materials (ECO) on looms (weavers) made from gardening fence. Each participant makes two squares. One is a make and take for the young artist to take home. The second square is donated to the Arboretum. All the ECO Weaver family events are free. No registration required.