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September-October
  • 07
    07.October.Saturday

    Knot Those Pearls @ 1 pm

    1:00 pm-3:00 pm
    10.07.2017

    Pat Koko of the West Suburban Lapidary Club teaches knotting techniques used in necklaces & bracelets. Instruction includes: discussion of beading techniques, use of tools, beads, clasp and string. All materials included. Necessary tools will be available to share to complete the project.
    Complete a single strand faux pearl bracelet to take home.

    Ages 15 years to adult – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Fee: $35.00 per person Museum Members $30.000
    Reservations Required (630) 833-1616

  • 14
    14.October.Saturday

    Rock and Mineral Identification @ 10:30 a.m.

    10:30 am-11:45 am
    10.14.2017
    Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
    220 Cottage Hill Ave. Elmhurst, IL 60126

    Geologist Sara Kurth presents an introduction to rocks and minerals. Learn to identify minerals through basic hands-on identification including observation skills and hardness tests. Great for rockhounds, Boy & Girl Scout merit badges and Teachers Professional Development credit. Email: educator@lizzadromuseum.org. Scout groups require adult supervision.

    75 minutes – Ages 8 yrs. to Adult
    Fee: $5.00 per person, Museum Members $3.00
    Reservations Required (630) 833-1616

     

  • 14
    14.October.Saturday

    Rockin' Jewelry for Kids @ 1:30 p.m.

    1:30 pm-2:45 pm
    10.14.2017
    Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
    220 Cottage Hill Ave. Elmhurst, IL 60126

    This beginner’s class allows children to make their own gemstone jewelry to keep. Choose two different types of jewelry to make with stones from the Museum Shop and learn how to work with jeweler’s tools. Great for Girl Scout Jewelry Badge, parties of 10 or more are encouraged to schedule a private class. Email: educator@lizzadromuseum.org.

    Activity – Ages 8 to 16 years
    75 minutes
    $10.00 per person
    Reservations Required: (630) 833-1616

  • 21
    21.October.Saturday

    Olympic Rocks @ 10:30 a.m.

    10:30 am-12:00 pm
    10.21.2017

    Geared for middle and high school students competing in Science Olympiad tournaments, this class delves into the world of rocks and minerals. Hand samples will be available, covering most of the S.O. specimen list. Topics include quick ID tips, Bowen’s Reaction Series, and general rock information. Students are encouraged to sign up as a team or as an individual. Please bring all your questions for this informal practice session!

    75 minutes – 10:30 a.m. – Ages 10 to 18 years
    Fee: $5.00 per person, Museum Members $3.00
    Reservations Required: (630) 833-1616