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Steve Dawson's Songwriting Workshop

Registration required. Using his own songs as examples Dawson will explore inspiration, follow-through, crafting, editing and arranging and look at the building blocks of all songs: chords, melody, harmony, rhythm and lyrics. He has taught songwriting classes for 10 years at Chicago’s legendary Old Town School of Folk Music. Questions are encouraged. Bring a notebook and something to write with.

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

15 Minute Arrangements for Summer Entertaining

Registration Req. Barb Ottolino, The Cultivated Choice demonstrates quick and easy, yet stunningly inexpensive arrangements for summer celebrations. Using surprising plant material from the grocer and cut from the yard, learn which plants are safe with food, how to integrate herbs, flowers, foliage and fresh garden produce into arrangements, and ways to use recycled containers for stunning "give-aways" for friends and neighbors. Several lucky attendees will leave with arrangements, but everyone gets Barb’s list of resources and quick reference sheets.

Event Date: 
Monday, June 22, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Plant Swap Garden Club Tea

Registration Required. Bring your favorite Tea Cup and 3-5 extra plants from your garden to share. Dig them up before you come and keep the roots moist and wrapped. See what others bring that you might want. Also bring a box or bag to transport your plants. Light Lunch served.

Event Date: 
Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Niles Songwriters

Local songwriters meet on the third Thursday of the month on the Lower Level to discuss their craft and play their music. Acoustic instruments are welcome.

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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