League of NH Craftsmen offer variety of educational workshops (240)

MEREDITH — The League of NH Craftsmen Meredith Retail Gallery is offering a varied selection of craft education workshops for the summer season.
—  Pyrography Demonstration with Jessie O'Brien, June 1, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
—  Bladesmithing Demonstration with Zack Jonas, June 14, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
— Jewelry Class: Bangles and Rings with Joy Raskin, June 21, 10:30 a,m,.-4:30 p.m.
— Pyrography: An Introduction to Woodburning with Jessie O'Brien, June 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
— Give Me A Hand: Making Rings & Bracelets with Paulette Werger, June 30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
— Frolic with Fiber: Felted Flowers Pins with Nancy Evans, June 30th, 12:30- 3:30 p.m.
Pre-registration for workshops is required.
The third annual summer "Signature of Excellence" lecture series featuring juried members of the League of NH Craftsmen is also offered starting June 24 with Jessie O'Brien and "Pyrography: Drawing With Fire."
The lecture series is free and open to the public and includes:
—  "The Magic of the Mammoth" with Terri Talas, July 15
—  "The Art of Handmade Flintlock Rifles" with George Morrison, August 19
—  "Translucent Wood Lampshades: Who'd a Thunk It?" with Peter Bloch, September 16
All of the lectures are held on Monday evenings from 7-8 p.m. in the Fireside Room at the Chase House, located at 312 Daniel Webster Highway in Meredith. Reserve seats in advance by calling the Meredith Gallery at 603 279-7920.