Category Archives: Hand-Crafting

News from La Coruña: Summer Culminating Event for Knitting Class

Craig has been teaching Needlecraft at La Coruña Senior Apartments in Van Nuys, CA, since the fall. He keeps bits of his students’ yarn on his key chain so that when he goes to the yarn store, he can match … Continue reading

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News from The Grove: Greeting Cards and Bookmarks

The Volunteer Action Committee from SCAN Health Plan came to The Grove Senior Apartments in Garden Grove, CA, and worked with residents on a special creative project using photo paper to make beautiful greeting cards and bookmarks. ~ Meloney Morse, … Continue reading

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News from Buckingham: Exercise, Creativity, and Celebration

Residents surely do look happy with their varied activities at Buckingham Senior Apartments in Los Angeles, CA! ~ Sandra Vargas, Regional Program Director  

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News from NoHo SAC: Jewelry Making Class

On Thursday, June 29th, North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony held a very popular workshop in Jewelry Making, led by artist Corinne Loperfido. She passed around books on jewelry making and showed some unique pieces of her own. The enthusiastic residents … Continue reading

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News from Pac Arts: Makers Space Studio

At the Pacific Avenue Arts Colony (Pac Arts) in San Pedro, CA, resident artists recently have been engaged in informative training sessions that oriented them to the newly appointed Makers Space studio. The training was led by room designer and builder, … Continue reading

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News from Cotton’s Point: Hand-Crafting for Spring

The San Clemente High School “Visits of Love Club” and AVID members joined Cotton’s Point Senior Apartment Craft Class this week in San Clemente, CA. The intergenerational programming has given the residents the opportunity to build new friendships and participate … Continue reading

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News from Magnolia@9th: New Hand-Crafting Class

Residents at Magnolia@9th  Senior Apartments in San Bernardino, CA, are excited to have new EngAGE programming designed to promote their creative abilities: Craft Class will meet three times a month for two hours each session. Participants are currently working on … Continue reading

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News from Casa Bonita: Hand-Crafting for Valentine’s Day

Artistic residents at Casa Bonita Senior Apartments in Huntington Park, CA, created two different Valentine’s Day art projects. For the first project, they painted puzzle pieces, then glued them on a foam heart shape and framed it. For the second project, … Continue reading

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News from Tavarua: Hand-Crafting Coasters

Residents at Tavarua Senior Apartments in Carlsbad, CA, enjoyed a rainy afternoon making scenic coasters for the community lounge and their own apartments. They used Mod Podge to seal beautiful photos on travertine tile. They enjoyed gathering scenic photos of … Continue reading

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News from Magnolia at Highland, Metro Chinatown, and Metro Compton: Holiday Decorations

At Magnolia at Highland Senior Apartments in San Bernardino, Artists Round Table changed up the class for the holidays by creating some festive holiday ornaments for the community tree. The relaxed environment enabled residents to share their own holiday stories, and brought laughter … Continue reading

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