Fueling The Passion

August 2007 Newsletter

Hello Flame Surfer!

I hope your are enjoying you summer in beautiful So. Cal! And keeping those torches lit, despite the heat!

sdbeadsociety.orgAugust is picking up with activities and events. This weekend, August 4th & 5th, the Bead Society of San Diego is holding their 7th annual Bead Bazaar at the Scottish Rite Center in San Diego. This is one of my favorite shows of the year! The venue is big and bright, easy parking, right off the freeway AND LOTS of GOODIES! For more info, go to: www.sdbeadsociety.org/specialevents/beadbazaar.htm

The following weekend, August 11th & 12th, is the Sonoma Glass Art & Bead Festival in the beautiful town of Sonoma. This is the 3rd year for this show put on by Soft Flex and Bead Unique magazine. Aside from the show, there is a huge list of classes. Online registration is closed, but I know many classes still have seats available. And be sure to check out some of California’s best vineyards while you’re there! northfiredesigns.comKim Fields of North Fire Designs is teaching a 2 day class at The Mandrel on August 11th & 12th. Kim is well known for her beautiful floral beads and she also does exquisite sculptural work, including her exotic bird collection. Check it out: www.northfiredesigns.com At the moment, there is one spot left in this class…better call now! (310) 413-9789

Next month is our quarterly meeting which will be held on September 15th at Winship Designs in Torrance. Joe Rooks will be out guest artist. He is an extremely talented glass artist and I know you will enjoys watching him crate his crazy (Gorgeous!) sculptures! Make your plans to be there! The bead theme will be announced on the website later this month.

And speaking of the website, be sure to change your So Cal Flame Surfers bookmark address to: www.socalflamesurfers.org. And be sure to check out the cool t-shirts, caps, bugs and more…all with the SCFS logo…on Cafe Press! Show off your club with your new tee! www.cafepress.com/socalflamesurfr

One last announcement…Karol Hawn has two 125 cu/ft oxygen cylinders for sale. List price is 185.00 ea. She will take 125.00 each or make offer. If you are interested, please email Karol at: k.hawn@att.net or email me and I will pass her phone number to you.

Enjoy the rest of your summer and we look forward to seeing you in September!

Warm wishes,
Judy 🙂
Judy Carlson
So Cal Flame Surfers

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