There is a lot going on at the Commons in July! Check out these highlights -- we have something for everybody!
Take a Hike!
As the twice-weekly exercise class is on hiatus for the summer, the Commons is instead sponsoring several hikes. The next one is July 11th, hiking to Sioux Charley. Contact us for more info or to sign up.
Summer Reading Program
The Stillwater County Library's summer reading program continues to meet at the Commons on July 6, 13, and 20 at 10:30am. All elementary-school kids will enjoy the fun activities sponsored by the library - feel free to come even if you haven't been able to make it before now.
Our June "Cinnamon Saturday" was a big hit! We're doing it again on Saturday, July 15th starting at 9am. Come down for a delicious cinnamon roll and cinnamon latte (or other drink of your choice) and enjoy mingling with your neighbors and making new friends!
Out of the Valley: Dealing with Loss
Sara Bollman, a certified bereavement facilitator, will be leading a five-session exploration of the grieving process. This is sure to be beneficial to anyone who is struggling with the death of a loved one. Come and receive compassionate support in your time of grief. The class will take place from 10-11:30am on Saturdays, beginning July 15th and ending August 12th. To register, please fill out our contact form with "grief class" in the comment section.
Basic Quilting Workshop
Nancy Roodell is lending her quilting expertise to teach two basic techniques that will result in something amazing! This 3-day class will meet on July 25-27 from 9am to noon. Click here to see details including required materials. Space is limited; to register, please fill out our contact form with "quilt workshop" in the comment section.
On July 29th the Commons will have a refreshment booth set up for Absarokee Days. Stop by and say hi and get an iced coffee, iced tea, or Italian soda!
Nancy Roodell is lending her quilting expertise to offer a 3-day basic quilting class at the Commons. She will teach two basic techniques that will result in something amazing!
When: July 25-27 from 9am to noon.
What: Learn some quilting techniques from an expert quilter.
Who: Anyone with a sewing machine who would like to learn the art of quilting! Space is limited.
Cost: The class is free, but participants must bring the following materials:
Don't forget that Cloud 9 Quilts is just a few doors down from the Commons and is a great place to shop for fabric and notions!
To register for this class, please fill out our contact form with "quilt workshop" in the comment section.
One of the MainStreet Commons's featured artists, Jacqueline B. Designs, is offering a workshop to teach you how to make your own beautiful custom wreaths. This is a great opportunity to be creative and learn a new skill!
*If you would like to bring your own materials, all you need to do is take a walk down one of our many country roads! Pictured are grasses/grains that can be found on most road sides. (No cheat grass, please!) A big armful should be adequate (about 10-12" in diameter). Stems only need to be 8-9" long. Jacqueline will provide forms, wire, glue, and tools.
Space is limited, so RSVP soon!
Keep up with what's going on at The Commons and in the Absarokee Community.
Location: 19 S Woodard Avenue
Hours: 9am -2pm (Tues thru Fri) Also some Saturdays and many evenings!
MainStreet Commons is a project of the Greater Absarokee Coalition, a non-profit 501(c)(3).