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Myra's Knitting Mavens and Piece by Piece

Myra’s Knitting Mavens (formerly "Knitting Needles")

This group meets monthly to knit, crochet and kibbitz

*** YARN DONATIONS APPRECIATED... Open skeins OK***

What: Join our group of committed VBS members who knit and crochet caps for cancer patients in local hospitals, blankets for newborn babies and knit hats for the IDF. Projects vary depending on the season. Yarn donations appreciated; open skeins accepted. Renamed in honor of beloved member Myra Shapiro, this group formerly known as "Knitting Needles" is now called "Myra's Knitting Mavens" in Myra's memory. 

When: On the third Wednesday of the month from 10am–12pm
2023 Dates: January 18 • February 15 • March 15 • April 19 • May 17 • June 21 • July 19 • August 16

Where: At Valley Beth Shalom in the Youth Center (unless otherwise noted)

No age requirements. Yarn and instruction available at no charge!

Contact: Jane Spitzer at janespitzer@yahoo.com

Knitting Needles Receives Recognition! Click Here to Read the Letter >             


Piece by Piece 

What: Volunteers with Piece by Piece help build morale, self-esteem and creativity by teaching residents in underserved communities the skills to create beautiful works of mosaic art, giving them the tools and self confidence to assume more responsibility for their future. Volunteers assist artists creating mosaic vases, frames, tables and more. Artistic ability is not necessary to help this worthwhile program.

When: Afternoons, Weekends

Where: Usually Los Angeles

Volunteer Group: No age requirement

Contact: Sophie at email alpert.sophie@gmail.com or call (818) 653-2461

Fri, December 9 2022 15 Kislev 5783