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Youth Open Shop, 6pm - 8pm

Thursday, December 20, 2018, 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM
OVWG Learning Center at
Kennedy Heights Art Center
6620 Montgomery Road
Kennedy Heights, OH  45213

Mary Carol Meinken
Youth Event
Registration is required
Registration cancellations will be accepted until December 17, 2018 at 6:00 PM
Available Slots:
No Fee

The youth open shop is for teens (11-17) that have some lathe experience and can work somewhat independently. Goal is to have 2 mentors on hand for up to 4 teens. Teens with little or no experience are welcome, but they must be accompanied by an experienced, adult  turner. If teen needs a one on one mentor contact Mary Carol Meinken and we will try to find someone for you. 

A project may be selected for the evening and supplies provided.  Youth are invited to bring a project they are already working on or which to have help on.  Youth are welcome to use the wood that is available for all open shops if it suits their needs.

Tools and safety equipment will be supplied by the OVWG.  Teens should come in short sleeve shirts, long hair tied back, no jewelry.  An extra crew neck t-shirt is useful to protect clothes from sawdust and shavings.

There will be no charge to the teens for this event, but they must be members of the OVWG. If they need to sign up, this can be done on the website.  Youth memberships are only $5 per year.

Unless otherwise arranged, a parent or other responsible adult is expected to remain at the learning center with the youth.

Registration will close 3 days before each event so that we have time to obtain needed supplies and recruit enough adult help.

OVWG Learning Center is located at Kennedy Heights Cultural Campus
6620 Montgomery Road, Kennedy Heights, OH  45213 

The entrance to our studio is on the South side of the building, by the loading dock area.

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