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General Membership Meetings (Check the Calendar)
General membership meetings are held the second Saturday monthly (with few exceptions). Refer to the calendar for details. Our meetings will be at the University of Idaho Ag classroom at 1904 E. Chicago Street, Caldwell. Note: The classroom is in building # 1902 which is behind the 1904 building facing Chicago Street. From 10 to 10:20 it is social time & time to buy a chance at the Wheels of Goodies! Meeting starts at 10:30.
Announcements and important information are shared at the monthly meetings. It is also the meeting where members vote on topics such as the festival theme, election of officers and directors and Constitution and By-Law changes.
We also have a 'Show & Tell'. Demonstrations, lectures, workshop, product or tool discussions follow the business meeting. We are always open to topics that interest you. Contact Vice President, Vicky McIntyre, at 208-863-8840, if you are interested in specific topics. Contact President, Ron Swank, at 208-914-1776 or any board member for more information.
In addition to the monthly general membership meeting we have patches having meetings through out the month at various locations. IDGS members are welcome to attend any, or all, of them. Patch attendance requires being a current IDGS member. CHECK THE CALENDAR FOR INFORMATION.
KUNA PATCH Kuna Patch is cancelled until water well is operating again. Resumption will be announced in the future. Keep watch on their Facebook Page. Kuna Patch will resume meetings in February. Follow the Tole Shed Facebook page to hear the latest news. Steve Kiser will be teaching the first class in February. Contact Quency or Veletta. Meets on the 2nd and last Tuesdays monthly 11-4 PM 2417 W Kuna Rd, Kuna, ID - Contact: Veletta Murphey at 208-870-6571 or for detailed information go to The Tole Shed Facebook page.
DANCING DOGS GOURDIN’ (BOISE) PATCH Meetings will be the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month @ 11:00. Cost to attend $2.00. In addition to the regular gourd activities indoors there will be an outdoor carving station for any who want to carve! Bring whatever you're working on as well as any questions you may have or project you want to start. Please contact Lorrie Ferris at 208-860-9379 for information. We are always happy to help!! Happy Gourding!!!!
WOODCRAFT PATCH Meetings are the third Tuesdays monthly from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Check the calendar for complete information. Leaders are Corlis Kent and Christy Pletcher.
SUNSHINE PATCH Sunshine meeting June 22 is cancelled. It will resume on June 29.
Wednesdays beginning at 11 AM. 72 N. Boundary, Nampa, ID - Contact: Liz Meyer 208-880-2632. Bring what you are working on (or want to learn) and any questions about 'gourding' and/or techniques. Projects are 2nd Wednesdays monthly. Let Liz know if you want to receive emails about the Sunshine Patch.