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This page contains brief items too short for Knitters News, plus links to highlighted Knitters News items of special interest. It does not replace Knitters News. Special items of interest Around the Internet and Other Items of Interest can be found near the bottom of this page.
Reminder – the Guild has a Ravelry SDNCKG group page where you can find special announcements not available on the Guild website. Members can post questions to Co-Presidents Tania and Renate, or post anything else for that matter.
Urgent! Checks to the Guild. Due to recent changes at our bank, all checks to the Guild must now be written out in full to “San Diego North Coast Knitters Guild”. No more abbreviations – read the announcement here.
Spam Activity Spoofing Guild Officers Email Addresses. Recently several Guild officers experienced receiving email purporting to be from Guild officers. Read an important announcement here.
Volunteers are needed! Yes, we still need some volunteers! Currently we are seeking an assistant to help in scheduling meeting and workshop rooms! Contact Carol Myers at Treasurer@SanDiegoKnitters.com for details. Volunteers are what makes our Guild a success. Find a complete list of the latest volunteer opportunities here.
Retreat News The Guild sponsors a Summer Retreat at the the Viña Lestonnac Retreat Center in the middle of the Temecula wine valley. The upcoming Retreat will be August 14-17. Registration begins June 1 by mail, or you can register at the July 11th Guild Meeting and pay with a credit card – details can be found here.
Philanthropy News – new year, new Philanthropy coordinator, Colleen Lukoff! Read the latest Philanthropy News here – there’s a new outlet for your swatches! Check the Philanthropy page for Colleen’s plans for the upcoming year.
Membership and Directory News – Membership in the Guild runs from February 1 through January 31st. Directories and new name badges were distributed at the April 4th Guild meeting. The latest news with a list of our new and renewal members who are not in the 2023 Directory can be found here. While you can still renew, you will not be in the 2023 directory. Renewal information can be found here.
The latest Show and Share can be found here. Show and Share is a hybrid! Bring your project to share at the next in-person Guild meeting or share your project photos via email or text. Instructions for submitting can always be found at the bottom of Show and Share pages. Links to older galleries going back three+ years can be found here.
San Diego County Fair – A report with on the Guild’s participation in this year’s fair can be found here.
New! The San Diego Yarn Crawl will be held September 7-10. Support our local yarn shops and alpaca farms! Details can be found at sdyarncrawl.com.
Guild Subgroups Contact individual sub-group leaders for details. Lists of subgroups and contact information can be found on the Sub-Group Meeting page under the Calendar tab or by clicking here.
Around the Internet
Knitting Resources: Clara Parkes maintains a list of Upcoming Knitting and Fiber Events around the world on her Knitter’s Review website – check it out here.
Other Items of Interest:
Mingei International Museum is open, and has a new cafe! The Mingei is a wonderful museum of arts and crafts, located in Balboa Park. Check it out Mingei.org/whats-on.
Visions Museum of Textile Art – Visions is a great textile museum in Liberty Station. While its focus in the past has been largely on art quilts, this past year the museum expanded its “vision” to include all fiber arts. In recognition of its expanded scope, Visions has renamed itself Visions Museum of Textile Art and now has a new website VMOTA.org Check it out!
The San Diego Museum of Art – Check the San Diego Museum of Art’s website for information and events.
County Art Museums – Most of our county arts museums and other museums have re-opened – here’s a link to a listing of all museums in San Diego County. Check individual websites for details.
Have information about events around the county which may be of interest to Guild members? Contact the Guild’s News Coordinator at News@SanDiegoKnitter.com.
–Kerry Nare, webmaster