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Mon., Sept. 11 program: Quilts Around the World. 7 p.m., Harding Museum. 

Donna McDade, a national certified quilt judge, will present "Quilts Around the World." Each country has its own unique method of quilting. Shown will be miniature quilts from the following countries with dolls in that country’s native garb: England, Wales, Japan, India, Ireland, and South America.

The United States also has a wide range of different techniques which will also be shown: Florida – Seminole; East Coast – crazy quilts; Washington state – Native American button blankets; Alaska – qupak; Hawaii – applique; and Midwest – ribbonwork.

Donna has won numerous local, state, and national awards on her quilts. Everyone is welcome. Bring a friend!


Sat., Sept. 9: Garage Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations welcome.

Sat., Nov. 4: Christmas Bazaar

Sun., Nov. 12, 2 p.m.: Jeremy Bowles, WWI reenactor, “The Dayton Doughboy.” Location: Franklin Public Library Community Room. Jeremy will discuss military topics on World War I.
 
Sun., Dec. 3: Holiday Home Tour. If you are interested in having your house on the tour, call (937) 746-8295.
Rhese Watercolors
Local artist William B. Rehse painted a number of lovely watercolors of Franklin scenes. We have prints available for purchase in three sizes, 3" X 5" ($2.50), 4" X 6" ($3.00), and 16" X 20" ($8.00). Sizes are approximate. Scenes include North Main St., Conover Building, Clock Tower, Prof's, and Fourth and Main. Email FAHS to arrange for purchase. Price does not include shipping.


Callahan Sketches
Local artist Trudi Callahan did beautiful sketches of area landmarks. We have four available as notecards: the Suspension Bridge, the Great Miami River Bridge (current lions bridge), the Harding Museum, and Cookie's Grocery. These are available at the Harding Museum. Notecards are $1.25 each or $10 for a set of 8 (2 of each scene). Email FAHS to arrange for purchase. Price does not include shipping.


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