Islanders still have time to knit, crochet, sew, paint, carve, paste, cut, stain, sculpt, photograph, quilt, embroider, can, bake, stitch, or anything else creative and enter the 2013 Island County Arts & Crafts, and/or Family Living Skills contests on Friday, May 10, at Deer Lagoon Grange.
This event is open to everyone in Island County. Grange membership not required. Winning entries are eligible for cash prizes at the state competition in June. There are categories for both adults and children.
Full details can be found in the Program Handbook, available on the state Grange website at www.wa-grange.org or contact Judy Prochaska, 360-222-3110 or Tarey Kay, 360-341-2008.
Entries must be brought to Deer Lagoon Grange on Friday, May 10 from 2 to 5 p.m. or on Saturday, May 11, 9 to 10:30 a.m.
Here are the creative options: Photography (20 different themes); photo story board; separate photography categories for youth (ages 14-19) and children (ages 10-13 and 5-9); paintings and drawings; fiber crafts; holiday crafts; wood crafts; painted crafts; constructive crafts; paper crafts; general crafts; Grange promotional crafts; separate arts & crafts categories for children (ages 10-13 and 5-9); needlework; quilts; embroidery; baking; sewing; and canning.
Deer Lagoon Grange is located at 5142 Bayview Road, Langley. In the past four years many participants from the county have done very well at the state completion including two entries that were chosen to be displayed at the National Grange Convention.