Just for fun

Games, Crafts, makerspace, recreational

Make A Quilted Bookmark@Central

4th floor Story Room

In anticipation of the 34th Annual Quilt Show (May 1 - June 7),  join the Textile Mavens and learn basic quilting techniques. Catherine Durand and Fern Royce will guide participants in creating a beautiful quilted bookmark.  All participants are invited to submit their work for display in the upcoming Quilt Show.  Supplies provided.  Space is limited: call 510-981-6236 to sign up for one of four half hour slots.  The last session begins at 6:30 p.m.  For ages 6 and up. 

Cypress String Quartet@Central

5th floor Art & Music

The Cypress String Quartet presents a preview of their upcoming Call and Response program, "Into the Night".  Come hear  sections of Beethoven's Razumovsky String Quartet, op. 59, no. 2, Bartok's 4th String Quartet, and the world premiere of contemporary composer Philippe Hersant's 5th String Quartet, commissioned by the Cypress. 

Teen Synth Jam @ Claremont


Celebrate the spirit of jazz with an improvizational synth jam at Claremont! We'll be using a variety of electronic instruments, from iPads to banana pianos built with MaKey MaKey invention kits and hand constructed KORG synthesizers created using Littlebits circuitry kits! Our creations will be uploaded to Soundcloud for sharing with friends and family. Participants are encouraged to bring instruments from home as well.