BELMAR, NJ — There's still plenty of time to make a memento of summer at the Belmar Community Makerspace.
Here is a rundown of each remaining workshop in the Summer Maker Program, including any costs or required supplies. All programs are held at the Belmary Community Center/Library Annex at 503 Seventh Avenue.
Make a Sloth Plush Toy: Thursday, August 22 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
In this lasta of two-session workshop led by experienced seamstress Carol Robbins, participants will layout and cut out the patterns during the first class and then assemble the pieces into a sloth plush during the second class. All materials and equipment will be provided.
Adults must accompany children younger than 12. All materials will be supplied. Cost is $20 per person. To register, click here
Make a Comic Book: Wednesday, August 21 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Springboarding off the popularity of movies based on the comics, this workshop will offer participants the opportunity to make a high-quality comic book using an easy-to-use computer program or hand-drawings made themselves.
They can feature themselves as superheroes or in some other adventure, by using action or Lego figures, dolls, clipart or photographs taken in class. Belmar-based artist Louise Krasniewicz is leading the workshop.
No experience is necessary, and all materials will be supplied. Adults must accompany children younger than 12. Cost is $10 per person. To register, click here.
Make a Repurposed Shirt Pillow: Thursday, August 29 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Participants will create a special pillow to hug — made from the shirt of a loved one. Bring a shirt to make into the pillow. All other materials and tools will be provided. The workshop will be led by experienced seamstress Carol Robbins.
Adults must accompany children younger than 12. All materials will be supplied. Cost is $10 per person. To register, click here
About the Summer Maker Program
There is a class limit of 10 participants for every course, so early registration is encouraged and can be made by clicking here.
Belmar Public Library cards are not necessary to register for courses in the Summer Maker Program. It is open to all ages, but an adult must accompany each child younger than 12.
For more information on the Summer Maker Program or the Belmar Community Makerspace, email library assistant Luis Pulido at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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