VMQG May 16th Meeting Reminder

Meeting Notes

This is a quick reminder that our next meeting will be on Monday, May 16th, 2016!  

May is here and we have some great stuff this month!  Finally we can hear some re-caps from Quiltcon 2016 from some fantastic volunteers who went!  The Lion’s Gate Quilters Guild will be at the meeting selling raffle tickets for the upcoming June quilt show.  We’ll hear some more updates for our own quilt show coming up and so much more!

Upcoming VMQG Events

1.) Latifah Saafir Lecture – Friday, May 27th, “Modern Quilting: Past, Present and Future” Lecture, $15
2.) Latifah Saafir Glam Clam Workshop – Saturday, May 28th, $90 (members)
3.) Latifah Saafir Rocket 88 Workshop – Sunday, May 29th, $90 (members)
4.) Latifah Saafir Molehills Workshop – Monday, May 30th, $90 (members)

May Meeting Details

What: Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild MeetingWhen: 7:00-9:00pm, Monday, May 16th, 2016
Where: Hewett Hall, Unitarian Church of Vancouver, 949 W 49th Ave, Vancouver (at the NE corner of W 49th Ave and Oak St).
Parking: Free parking is available in the parking lot. Street parking is also available.
Transit: The 49 and 17 buses run along 49th Ave and Oak St respectively. The Canada Line has a station at Cambie and 49th.
Guests: If you’re a guest, we’d appreciate it if you would emailmembership@vancouvermodernquiltguild.ca to RSVP so we can know to expect you. Your first meeting is free and subsequent meetings are $5 until you become a member.

What to bring:
– 2015/16 membership card, completed membership form and $50 dues for 2015/16 (cheque made out to VMQG or cash, membership valid until Oct. 31, 2016) or guest fee ($5)
– calendar to record upcoming events
– cash, chequebook, or credit card to pay for VMQG events
– modern quilt to share at Show and Tell
– your name tag
– X Marks the Improv for block lotto
 Round Robin blocks
– VMQG Show quilt registration
– Show & tell items
– a mug (none will be supplied)
– treats are welcomed
– door prizes: Please bring donations to the meeting and sign up at the door prize table.

Agenda:– 6:30pm doors open, sign up for show and tell
– Welcome
– Guild Business
– VMQG Show information from Krista
– Edenvale Retreat Sign up
– Mini Maker Faire update
– Updates from Quiltcon 2016!

– Break (eat treats & socialize; pick up quilts, sign up for workshop, Shopping!)
– June Block Lotto Challenge
– Show and Tell
– Door Prizes & block lotto winner!

Fragrance-free policy: For the comfort of all of our members, all guild events are scent-free.

See you there!

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