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Tuesday, December 10

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Sweater Workshop @ Loopy Yarns

Every Monday 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m at Loopy Yarns.

This great yarn shop has all of the luxury of a knitting boutique with the friendliness of the "Cheers" bar. Their weekly Monday Workshop is perfect for sweater knitters to gather, to get the help & guidance and the support you need through your project. Just come to work on your sweater or feel free to bring any questions or slip ups that you just can't quite figure out.

Ars Scientia: Autism, Animals & Design

Ars Scientia: Conversations and Salons on Art & Science presents a discussion on the relationship between autism and animal cognition. Scientist and engineer Dr. Temple Grandin and artist Wendy Jacobs will discuss their collaboration, The Squeeze Chair Project, that's designed to calm hypersensitive nervous systems. The conversation gets underway at 6pm at the Chicago Cultural Center's Preston Bradley Hall (78 E. Washington). For more information call 312-74-6630 or e-mail info@ars-scientia.org. Free.

 

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