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Museum workshop teaching local youngsters some skills

July 28, 2011

Joyce Baumann teaches 12 youngsters at the Heritage Museum summer classes program how to crochet before teaching them how to embroider. The program began Wednesday and will continue through Friday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. (HERALD photo/Amanda Moreno)

Just because school's out doesn't mean the time for learning is over.

The Heritage Museum is taking a week of summer to teach youth something a little different than what they would normally learn in a classroom. For three days, 12 youngsters will learn how to crochet, embroider, simple sew, cook, decorate a cake and other types of artful skills.

Janet Abner, summer education projects coordinator for the museum, brought the idea to the table.

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