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Lauren Bergida-Morrison

Chief Program Officer

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Linda Paver

Director of Renard Lectures & Adult Program Specialist

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Mosaics with Susie Brubaker

2 Fridays, 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

January 18, 25

Register by January 12

Members: $60; Non-members: $70; All materials included

Youth Lounge

In a pressure-free environment, learn the fundamentals of tiling, placement, cutting, and grouting. A wide range of material pieces, stained glass, porcelain, glass beads, ceramic, and doodads, will be available for a liberating creative process to take home your own mosaic masterpiece. Susie Brubaker is a mixed media mosaic artist who merges mosaics and fused glass to add spirit, animation and humor to many of her pieces. Her deep love of nature, animals, birds, flowers, the sea, and sky informs her work.  All materials included. Registration Deadline: January 12, 2018


Painted Glass Vases

January 14, 2019, 12:30 – 2:00 PM

Members & Non-members: $5.00

Drop-in and try a new craft. Beginners welcome. Every project looks wonderful. Go home with a finished project or arrangement. Walk-ins welcome as space allows. Advance registration highly recommended to ensure participation. $5 materials fee due upon registration to be paid at the Welcome Desk, by phone, in-person or online. Co-Sponsored by ENGAGE Jewish Service Corps of UJA-Federation

January–June Programs

Monday’s Second Act: Crafts with Linda Paver

Select Mondays, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

March 11:  Stenciled T-Shirt
April 8:  Nature Wall Hanging
May 13:  Decoupage Baskets
June 3:  Appliqué Tote Bags
Members and Non-Members welcome: $5 per person, per class / Youth Lounge

Limited space available. Advance registration not required but highly recommended to ensure your spot. All participants must register at the Welcome Desk. Drop-in and try a new craft – all materials are included. Beginners welcome and every project looks wonderful. Go home with a finished project to enjoy.

Co-sponsored by Engage Jewish Service Corps of UJA-Federation


Jewelry Creations with Renee Shamosh– CLOSED

Ages 16 – Adult

4 Mondays, 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Start Date: April 29
Members $125; Non-members $145 / Youth Lounge
Register by April 23

Create handmade pins, pendants and earrings using a combination of mixed metals, chain, polymer and beads.  Go home with gifts for yourself or someone special.  Materials included.


Exploring Art Techniques and Materials with Renee Shamosh

4 Fridays, 10:45 AM – 12:30 PM

Session 1, Start Date: March 15
Register by March 10

Session 2, Start Date: April 12
Class will not run on April 19
Register by April 7

Session 3, Start Date: May 31
Register by May 26

Members $110; Non-members $130 / Youth Lounge

Relax and unwind while you explore new techniques using pastels, acrylics, watercolors and more.  Learn to combine materials, concentrating on what you like best.  No fine art skills or previous experience necessary.  Materials included.


Renew and Re-imagine Textiles with Linda Paver– CLOSED

4 Fridays, 10:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Start date: February 1
Class will not run on February 15
Register by January 27

Members & Non-members: $20 per person / Youth Lounge

Give clothes a new lease on life. Re-imagine and craft hand-made treasures by using your unique creativity to reinvent textiles into clothing, home accessories, and art. Design, cut, sew, glue, unravel, and embellish. Examples will be provided for inspiration. Explore the beauty found in turning the old new again and support sustainability, which is the philosophy of Eileen Fisher, Inc. Eileen Fisher, Inc., and community members, generously donated the clothing and trimmings that will be used in these workshops.  All materials are included.