2013-11-21 / Lifestyles

Lifestyles Briefs

A sample cabochon pendant for the upcoming LECAC class is shown. 
Submitted photo A sample cabochon pendant for the upcoming LECAC class is shown. Submitted photo Arts center to offer pendant-making class

MANISTIQUE – Lake Effect Arts Center is bringing back Donna Shields to teach the art of making wire wrapped jewelry on Dec. 14. The class will take place from 4-6 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of the Redeemer in Manistique.

Participants will create cabochon pendants. Cabochons are highly-polished stones, usually rounded on top and flat on the back. A selection of such stones as well as wires (either silver or copper) and all tools will be provided.

Choice of wire must be specified at time of registration, as all wires will be pre-cut. The class is for beginners and intermediates.

Cost of the class for those choosing copper wire is $40 for LECAC members and $45 for nonmembers. For those using silver wire, costs are $50 for members and $55 for non-members.

To register, find and print out the registration form found online at www.lakeeffectarts.org and mail with a check to: Stephanie Reese, 3259W Michigan Shores Road, Gulliver, MI 49840. To use credit card or PayPal, register online.

For more information, contact Stephanie Reese (906) 283-1001 or Mindy Asp (906) 450-5777 or check the website.

Final day to register is Dec. 2.

Old-fashioned holiday tea planned for Dec. 7

MANISTIQUE – The United Methodist Women will host an “Old-fashioned Christmas” themed Christmas Tea on Dec. 7. The event will take place from 1 – 2:30 p.m. at Manistique First United Methodist Church.

The tea will include refreshments and a seasonal program of music and readings.

There will also be a mini-bazaar with handmade goods and treats as well as a cookie walk.

All proceeds of the bazaar and cookie walk will benefit the Schoolcraft County Christmas Committee, which provides gifts to needy children in the area.

The event is open to the community.

November birthdays celebrated at SCMCF

MANISTIQUE – Seven birthdays, along with eight veterans, were celebrated during November’s birthday party inside the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility.

Birthday celebrants were: James Johnston, John Potvin, Bill Wood, Howard Ansell, Mary Johnson, Harry Toennessen and Eugene Nagy.

Veterans included: James Carney, Eldon Schneider, Harry Toennessen, Vernon Kirkens, John Matthews, Bill Wood, Milton Farley and Susie Delome.

Birthday celebrants received a homemade lap robe and a card, furnished by the GFWC of Manistique.

Mary Larson and friends will entertain the group for the party set for Dec. 11.

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