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Calendar of Scheduled Meetings and Events

Monthly meetings are usually held on the 3rd Saturday of each month, 9:00 AM Noon.  See each meeting date for location information.  

September 9, 2014 ~ Open Shop Night (see bottom of page about how to participate)
 
September 20, 2014 ~ GCWA General Meeting ~ 9:00AM - NOON
Location: Sosa Community Center, 1414 Wirt Rd, Houston, TX 77055
Map: Sosa Community Center
Map Link: Google Map Link
Program: Platters, by Delbert Pond
President's Challenge: Segmented Pieces
 
September 27, 2014 - Local Hands-on Class - Pyrography 101 by Janice Levi
See bottom of page on how to register for this class.
 
October 4, 2014 - Local Hands-on Class - Christmas Ornaments by Tom Irven
See bottom of page on how to register for this class.
 
October 6, 2014 ~  Board Meeting
 
October 11, 2014 ~ Local Hands-on Class - Using the Joyner Jig by Lane Bradford
See bottom of page on how to register for this class.
 
October 14, 2014 ~ Open Shop Night (see bottom of page about how to participate)
 
October 18, 2014 ~ GCWA General Meeting ~ 9:00AM - NOON
Location: Sosa Community Center, 1414 Wirt Rd, Houston, TX 77055
Map: Sosa Community Center
Map Link: Google Map Link
Program: TBD
President's Challenge:
Platters
 
October 24 - 25, 2014 ~ The Woodworking Show
Lone Star Convention & Expo Center, 9055 Airport Rd, Conroe, TX 77303
GCWA will have a demonstration booth at this year's Woodworking Show,  If you want to help setup or demonstrate, contact Greg Gonsalves at either the September, or October General Meeting.
 
October 25, 2014 ~ Local Hands-on Class - Making rings with metal inserts by Dave Mueller
See bottom of page on how to register for this class.
 
November 3, 2014 ~  Board Meeting
 
November 11, 2014 ~ Open Shop Night (see bottom of page about how to participate)
 
November 15, 2014 ~ GCWA General Meeting ~ 9:00AM - NOON
Location: Sosa Community Center, 1414 Wirt Rd, Houston, TX 77055
Map: Sosa Community Center
Map Link: Google Map Link
Program: TBD
President's Challenge: Bowls for Empty Bowls
 
December 6, 2014 ~ Local Hands-on Class - Making stretched gobler by Tom Enloe
See bottom of page on how to register for this class
 
December 8, 2014 ~  Board Meeting
 
December 9, 2014 ~ Open Shop Night (see bottom of page about how to participate)
 
December 20, 2014 ~ GCWA General Meeting ~ 9:00AM - NOON
Location: Sosa Community Center, 1414 Wirt Rd, Houston, TX 77055
Map: Sosa Community Center
Map Link: Google Map Link
Program: TBD

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Save the Date!  May 9 & 10, 2015 ~ Spring Retreat ~ Lots of details to follow.
 
Here's how to participate in Open Shop Nights:
Kabacinski's Shop--(Northwest)---Contact George at gkabacinski@gmail.com
Kaminsky's Shop--(Southeast)---Click here for directions
Bradford's Shop--(North)---285 Ridge Lake Drive, Montgomery, TX 77316 (near Wood Forest Golf Club off of Fish Creek Drive).  Call Lane at 936-447-9310 for further information. Click here for directions.

 
 
Here's how to register for:
To register for  Local Hands-on Classes, send a check payable to GCWA in the amount of $35 to George Kabacinski, P.O. Box 2755, Cypress, TX 77410. Note that some Local Hands-on Classes have a higher registration fee due to their length or complexity.  See the latest newsletter for clarification.
 

 

Please note: Meeting dates and locations are subject to change.