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Spring 2018 Meeting

 


           Sneaky 

        Black Sheep

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Upcoming Events: 

World Wide Knit in Public Day
Saturday, June 9
11:00 am to 3:00 pm

 Mittens for Detroit
Leon and Lulu's
The Yarn Stop
Wooly & Co

Information is on Mittens for Detroit Facebook page and a link from Black Sheep Knitting Guild's Ravelry group
$10 RSVP to reserve a seat with the proceeds going to Mittens for Detroit; Leon and Lulu will also donate a portion of their sales that day (nice). You can preorder a boxed lunch from Three Cat Cafe for an additional cost. http://bit.ly/WWKiP_MittensForDetroit2018

Drag Queen Bingo
Sunday, June 24
$30 includes brunch
Tell them you are with Black Sheep/Barb Caddy to sit with guild members
(Very funny!!!)

June, July, August
SUMMER CAMP
no mosquitoes, homesickness, or canoeing
but there is a Board Meeting in August

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