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7/12/2011 - Recycled Basket Making Class 6pm @ the Agawam Public Library

On Tuesday, July 12th at 6 p.m., the Agawam Public Library will present a Recycled Basket Making Class with Master Basketmaker Pat Bertone-Gross. This program will be held in the Community Room on Tuesday, July 12th at 6 p.m.  She will demonstrate and guide participants in making their own recycled materials basket.


Pat has been making baskets for over 26 years.  She likes to explore different materials, such as reeds, ash, caning, red cedar, telephone and magnetic wire and paper.  Some of the recycled materials she uses are paper currency, card stock and calendars.


Her baskets have been exhibited with the Northeast Basketmakers Guild as well as the Agawam Public Library.  Pat has taught her craft for the Agawam High School Adult Education Program, the Agawam Community Artists, and at Storrowton Village.


Please call 789-1550 ext. 109, or visit www.agawamlibrary.org to register.  Space is limited for this program.


This event is sponsored by the Agawam Center Library Association.


Contact persons:  Beverly Secondo 789-1550 ext. 102 /Wendy McAnanama ext. 116