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art Arts, Culture & Music music - March 2017


artArt With Donna

Learn to paint a spring landscape with water, a bridge, trees and irises in acrylics.

Dates: March 23 - April 13
Cost: $45 Supply Fee: $5
Time: 12:30 - 2:30

No Previous experience required. The project is taught step by step as it is completed in class. All materials are provided. Award winning instructor Donna Roskamp. Please pre-register in the office.  

portrait art Friday Life Portrait Art Group

Life Portrait Painting Modeling

Our Friday Life Portrait Drawing and Painting group is always looking for folks to come in and model for them. They will pay you $35 and it's fascinating to watch them work. If you are modeling, you will strike your pose for about 45 minutes, take a break and then resume the pose. Or join the group if you want a live model. Bring your own materials and easels along with $5 to pay your share of the model fee. Please call the office if you're interested or call Priscilla at: 734-954-9141.

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                                                Oil Painting Workshop


Class is on hiatus as the instructor is dealing with some family issues which is preventing her from being able to host the class. Once these issues resolve we expect to begin again. Thanks so much for your understanding. 

quilt block  Quilting & Fabrics

Quilting & Crocheting

  • Tuesdays: 10:00 a.m. - Crochet ClassGayle Mosher is our crochet instructor and she comes in every Tuesday to teach. If you're a beginner then bring in a size G hook and some cotton yarn to get you started on a washcloth. If you know the basics then she will teach different stitches and what you can make with these stitches or you can just hang with us. Either way…...a win-win!! When: Tuesdays, 10:00 am Cost: $7 per class
  • Fridays: Quilting & Needle Arts

Tufted Ottoman Class

Trese Steinaway is our instructor in a class on constructing a tufted ottoman. She has taught this class at area quilt shops and has volunteered to teach it here. This two day class will teach you how to put together fabric strips that form the tuffet, give you the pattern to cut with, provide you with wood forms and feet as well as expert instruction on how to put it all together! Trese has left an example of what a "Tufted Ottoman" looks like on the foyer table and it is really neat!! Supplies: about 18 coordinating fat quarters or 1 "jelly roll", backing fabric, 1 large button, scissors, thread & sewing machine plus any other sewing notions you find useful Price: $105 (price includes class & wood supplies for ottoman) When: Friday, March 24 and March 31
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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                                                OPEN PAINTING SESSIONS

Open Painting sessions are 1:00 p.m. Wednesdays. Bring your painting and work on it here at the Senior Center with fellow artists!

Senior Center Library

Just in time for all your summer reading pleasure, here is all the information you need about our Library. The Library area is located in our Dining Room and is available any time the center is open. All books in the library are available to anyone who wishes to read and enjoy them. You may take books out for as long as you wish and bring back when you're able to although we do ask that the reference books stay in the center. You do not need to "check" the books out. Books may be brought in as a donation to our library. We prefer hardbacks and like them to be put in the 'pretty box' under the bulletin board as our 'librarian' puts them in the proper 'genre' and in alphabetical order. If you have any questions just check in the office and we'll be glad to help!! :)

books Hamburg Library Now Offering Homebound Connection!

The Hamburg Township Library is now offering Homebound Connection! This is a free service available to Hamburg Township residents who have permanent or long-term temporary conditions that prohibit them from safely visiting the library. One-a-month deliveries will bring the library to you!! Please contact the library to register for this service. Phone: 810-231-1771. E-mail:

 movie projectorAfternoon At The


Date: Friday, March 10, 2017

Brooklyn Popcorn will be served.
Bring your own beverage

After emigrating from Ireland, Eilis Lacey readily adapts to the vastly different New York City, where she falls for a young Italian.  But when tragedy pulls her back to her hometown, she finds her loyalties divided between two nations — and two men.

Starring:  Saoirse Ronan and Domhnall Gleeson

Movie Length:   1 hour 51 minutes

Rating:  PG-13:  some material may be                                                     inappropriate for children under 13

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greeting card Cardmaking Class

Sharon Wietech teaches our Card-Making Class. Every month a new session will teach different methods of creating greeting cards from scratch. A total of 4-5 cards will be made. Please sign up in the office as space is limited.

Day: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Times: 9:00 am & 12:30 pm
Fee: $10 for class, $2 for card for our soldiers

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music staffFriday Kitchen Band

Meet Ups are neighbors getting together to learn something, do something, share something…………...and the Kitchen Band would like to try and get a Meet Up Group started here at the Senior Center for the Kitchen Band. There would be a monthly charge as there is a fee to become a Meet Up group through the website. As a group there would be a greater exposure on the Meet Up website and the opportunity to meet more people and expand our activities. The Kitchen Band would like to attract seniors who like music and dancing to the songs of the 30's through the 50's. If this sounds like something you would enjoy then get in contact with the Hamburg Senior Center.!

Music Notes Pipes Choir Update

When: Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon:The Hamburg Senior Center Pipe Choir can be heard practicing new tunes on a new day and time! We play every Wednesday from 11:30 to 12:30 and are always getting ready for our next performances. We invite you to come join us and sit in for a tune or two. We often need substitutes for rehearsals or folks interested in joining us for upcoming events. We send our sincere appreciation for the number of members who have filled in for us over the past several weeks and are so pleased to have 2 new members, Jeanne and Janette, who stayed with us after helping out for a day! Look for our sign up sheet in the lobby!

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