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Community members are invited to attend a FREE Quilting and Stitchery Bee

For Release: February 7, 2005

Archived. This is an older press release from 2005 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2015 items.


Community members are invited to attend a FREE Quilting and Stitchery Bee. Participants will learn the art of quilt making, knitting and crocheting and will provide underserved breast cancer patients and other seriously ill adults with lap quilts.

The event is free and all quilt-making supplies will be provided.

Light refreshments will be provided.


This event is sponsored by Contra Costa Health Services, the Mt. Diablo Medical Center and the Raging Light Quilt Project.

The Quilting and Stitchery Bee is part of the Blankies for Grown-ups project.

No experience necessary.


Saturday, February 12
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Participants are not required to stay the full time.


Mt. Diablo Medical Center
2540 East Street in Concord
Concord Room 1 and
Concord Room 2


Registration is not required for this event.

For more information or directions call 925-943-7290.

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  • Susan Gray
  • 925-943-7290