Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Do you remember Brentwood when.....

Monday, June 23th 4-6 pm
Calling all former residents or residents who have lived in the Brentwood Community for most of their life we would like you to join us for a High Tea and to reminisce about Brentwood in the old days. Bring your stories, memorabilia and old photographs for a delightful afternoon at the Brentwood Library. For more information please call 273-7883 ext 347. Registration begins Friday, April 25th.

Silk Scarf Painting

On Wednesday, December 9th the Local History Room presented the historic craft of painting on silk scarves given by Vivien Pollock. Silk painting is creating art on fabric with silk as the canvas. Silk painting can be traced back to the 2nd century AD in India when the 'wax resist' technique for embellishing silk was used. Silk painting in India reached its pinnacle of popularity during Moghul rule in the 17 - 19th centuries.

Celebrating the Holidays with the Dutch!

On Wednesday, December 2nd the Local History Room celebrated the holidays as the Dutch due in the Netherlands. Participants assisted with making dough for the Letterbanket cookies and they took home paper shoes filled with Dutch goodies.

Needle Felting A Penguin Program

On Thursday, December 3rd we met in the Local History Room where we learned how to needle felt a penguin.
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