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September 2019

Homestead Arts: Soap Making Class

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dr. Snapp House, 360 S. River Rd.
Cottage Grove, OR
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Soap Making with Kevin PrierThe techniques have been refined, but the chemistry of making soap has been the same for thousands of years. Learn the basics of making bar soap from scratch. We will discuss the chemistry of saponification, properties of different base oils and sources, and fragrance oils and other additives while we make a batch of soap. You will also learn how to make liquid soap and two forms of laundry soap. Take home a share of the…

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November 2019

Girls Scouts Only: Pioneer Girls Early Settlers

November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Dr. Snapp House, 360 S. River Rd.
Cottage Grove, OR
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Go back in time and live like an Oregon settler in 1890 at the historic Dr. Snapp House. Built in 1886, this home is in a park next to the Coast Fork Willamette River. Pioneer dress-up clothes and bonnets are available or bring your own. Fun activities and authentic "chores" and crafts await you in this class where you can earn your Playing the Past badge in a truly unique and hands-on way. Activities may include: churning butter, grinding grain,…

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December 2019

Winter Crafts: Candle Making and Mini Wreaths

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
beeswax candles making class kids

Make some holiday cheer with your own homemade crafts!  You will create gifts the old-fashioned way, like dipping beeswax candles and pouring wax into little tins for candles. Also adorn mini grapevine wreaths with natural objects and ribbons to give as gifts or decorate your home. All supplies and instruction provided. Sign up on the Girl Scouts website if you are a Girl Scout here: http://www.girlscoutsosw.org/. Otherwise please email Karen Rainsong at director@singingcreekcenter.org. Location: TBD, in Cottage Grove

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