Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Scrap-A-Thon 9 Mini-retreat! 4 day Getaway! CANCELLED

Scrap-A-Thon 9 Mini-retreat! 4 day Getaway! cancelled

No frills - unstructured! Ladies Only Halloween 4-day weekend getaway! 

DATE?                                    Fri – Mon, 10/27 - 10/30/2017. 
                                                1:30pm – 11:30pm. 

Time?                                     Doors Open all days - 1:00pm for Weekend Pass holders!
                                                Doors Open all days - 1:30pm for Day Trippers.                                                
                                                Doors Close all days - 11:30pm.
        Come when you can, leave when you need to.
        Unpack & set up once.
        Leave your stuff setup overnight each night. 

VENUE - RETREAT cancelled

Where?                               The SPlayce!
                                             (Space Playce - art studio of Mary Lou 'LuLu' Haynes)
                                             12757 S. Western Avenue, Suite 110
                                             Blue Island, Il, 60406

                                             To enter when you arrive, call LuLu 1-312-317-1505. 
                                         Entrance in rear.


WHAT IS  included?                Your own 4’ x 2’ table, folding chair, and power outlet!
  • Use of supplies and tools at The SPlayce, including Big Shots.
  • For List of supplies and tools to use/share, click TOOLS tab.
  • Helper/Sherpa in and out: Help in on Friday 1:30 pm,
  • help out on Monday 11:30pm.
  • Accessible Ramp in/out of building to door of mini-retreat!
  • Free parking in rear of building.

Who can attend?               All lady crafters over 18 years of age are welcome.
                                              No babies, children, strollers, or pets.

What to do?                       Coloring, beading, sewing, scrapping, knitting, cropping, card-making,
                                              crocheting, crafting, relaxing, art journaling, bullet journaling, ATCs,
                                              altered books, watercolors, mixed media – whatever.
                                              No pressure, and no activities scheduled.
                                              Get done any stuff you want to get done!
                                              Work / play at your own pace.

To bring?                              IMPORTANT: Bring the directions and LuLu's cell phone number.
                                               Bring your photos, camera, die cutting machine, and crafty projects!
       Bring extension cord for your electric die cutter and heat gun.

What NOT to bring?            No alcohol allowed in building.
                                                No personal audible/amplified music. 
                                                          No perfumes or toxic products needing ventilation.
                                                Do not bring everything plus The 'kitchen sink' - space is limited.
                                           Private & secure Accessible Ladies room is down the hall.
                                           Key provided with doorknob holder.


Phone charger?                  One cell phone charger available - first come, first served.
Phone booth?                     In consideration of attendees, use our phone booth for calls and texts.
Wi-Fi available?                Wi-Fi not available.
Computer? Printer?           Not available.


What to wear?                   Super comfy clothes.  Optional: a costume, your tiara, PJs, slippers. 
Temp?                                  Temp ranges between 65 - 75 degrees F. Dress in layers.


Where to shop?                The Quilters Trunk - Chicago, IL - corner of 104th and Western Ave
                                             JoAnn Fabrics – Crestwood,  IL – corner of 135th and Cicero.
                                             Michaels – Chicago, IL – plaza near 93rd and Western.
                                             Michaels – Chicago Ridge, IL – plaza near 95th and Ridgeland.
                                             Target – Crestwood, IL – plaza near 135th and Rt. 83/College Drive.
                                             Target – Chicago, IL – Marshfield Plaza – NW corner of 119th at I-57.

Thank you for choosing Scrap-A-Thon!

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