The annual “Airing of the Quilts” by the Heritage Quilt Guild will take place Thursday and Friday, November 4th and 5th at the Jonesboro Branch of the Jackson Parish Library (JPL). Come view for free the incredible work done by local quilters who will also provide demonstrations on quilting basics such as: Four and Nine Patch, Scrappy String Lattice and Playing with Dresden’s. The “Golden Beauty” has been offered as a donation quilt with funds used for supplies to make comfort quilts for families who have lost their home due to fire and donation stock tforCASA.
Food for Fines: During the month of November, bring a non-perishable food item to either the Jonesboro or Chatham Branch of the JPL and receive $1.00 credit toward any current fines you have. The creative program goes to providing food items to Jackson Parish families in need during the holiday season. Credit may only be applied to overdue fines. Payments owed for lost items are not included.
Examples of what to bring: Canned Beans, Canned Fruits, Canned Soup, Canned Vegetables, Canned Meats (Chicken, Tuna, Salmon, Ham), Mac and Cheese, Hamburger Helper, Peanut Butter, Rice/Pasta, Boxed Cereal, Dried Beans. NO GLASS CONTAINERS, PLEASE!
Activity Schedule for November 3rd – 6th:
Wednesday: Check Out Fitness Class at 9:00 am in Chatham
Wednesday: Toddler Time at 10:00am in Jonesboro
Thursday: Play-Grow-Read (PGR) featuring Clay Tree Art at 4:30 pm in Chatham
Thursday and Friday: Quilt Show from 10:00am – 4:00pm in Jonesboro
Bookmobile schedule for November 3rd & 4th:
8:00am – 12:00 pm: Weston High School
1:15pm – 1:45 pm: Pearrie Park
1:55 pm – 2:15 pm: Caney Creek
8:00 am – 10:30 am: J-H Middle School
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