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Conversations That Matter


with Skye McFarland

Calendar Oct 22, 2020 at 7 pm

“Conversations that Matter” is a monthly on-line series from the McKinney Center. In each “Conversation” two local guests will explore their own culture and perspective, and talk to each other about what makes them unique, discover their similarities, and explore their differences. They will look at where their lives might intersect personally and in the community. The goal of each “Conversation that Matters” is for guests and participants to hear real stories, from real neighbors. Those who attend will get to watch this conversation unfold with moderation from Katelyn Yarbrough and Michelle Treece!

We are excited to announce that the fourth event in the series will feature Pastor from Bethel Christian Church in Jonesborough, Vincent Dial, and Pastor of Jonesborough Presbyterian Church, Allen Huff. It will take place via Zoom on October 22, at 7 pm.  

THE SYSTEM WILL ASK FOR YOUR BIRTHDATE- you can put any year in that you would like, this is a built-in part of our registration because we have kids classes, we apologize for the inconvenience.

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Glass Christmas Ornaments


with Karen Hitchcock

Calendar Nov 3, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Grades 9- Adult

Whether students are experienced in glass fusion or have never been near a glass studio, this workshop is a great opportunity to have fun with a group of people making fused glass ornaments.  Students will have an opportunity to make up to eight ornaments using sheet glass, frit, pre-fired components and more.  All materials are included and fired projects will be available two weeks after class.

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Pottery Wheel - Plates - 2 Day Workshop


with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Nov 10, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Grades 5 -Adult

Enjoy a relaxing two-day workshop creating four beautiful plates! Students will spend the first day on the potter’s wheel creating the plates. On day two, students will trim plates and learn decorating techniques. The goal is for each student to accomplish making 4 plates.  Masks will be required due to close contact during demonstrations and one-on-one instruction.

Tuesday, November 10 and Thursday, November 12.

Full Course

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