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Sewing: Tote Bags (3-Day)

2018-06-20 14:00:00 2018-06-20 16:00:00 America/New_York Sewing: Tote Bags (3-Day) Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. This is a 3 day class given on: 6/13/18, 6/20/18, and 6/27/18. West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Wednesday, June 20
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-06-20 14:00:00 2018-06-20 16:00:00 America/New_York Sewing: Tote Bags (3-Day) Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. This is a 3 day class given on: 6/13/18, 6/20/18, and 6/27/18. West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. This is a 3 day class given on: 6/13/18, 6/20/18, and 6/27/18.

Learn to sew your own tote bag from start to finish using professional patterns, fabric of your choice and professional sewing machines in this 3-day class series.

Each session will be 2 hours.

Students are required to wear closed-toe shoes to this class.

We provide fabric for your first time taking this class/series. If you choose to come to this class/series more than one time, you will need to provide your own fabric. (Project requires no less than 1 yard of woven fabric.)

This is a multi-day class.

Skills Required: Participants must be able to wind a bobbin, thread a sewing machine, sew straight seams and cut fabric.

Age requirements: Adults 18 years and older.

Required Prerequisite: Basic Sewing: Introduction to the Sewing Machine

Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! To register, please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person.

TAGS: | Maker/DIY | Life Skills |

West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Aug 13 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Aug 14 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Aug 15 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Aug 16 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Aug 17 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Aug 18 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Aug 19 1:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

LYNX Bus Link 125 Silver Star Rd.
LYNX Bus Link 27 Ocoee / Winter Garden

The construction of the West Oaks Branch was funded by the Library System and a Florida Library Construction Grant.

Genealogy Center Blog

Learn about the Genealogy Collection!

Upcoming events

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Aug 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools. Recommended Audience: Adult
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West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Aug 16, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Learn how to customize a theme and to format slides through the slide master. (tec101)
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West Oaks - Children's Area
Thu, Aug 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Enjoy stories and engage in hands-on learning activities to celebrate World Elephant Day. Recommended for preschoolers.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Aug 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Are you working on a Microsoft Office software-related project or task? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab focused on Microsoft Office programs.
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West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Aug 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday at the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center.

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Aug 17, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Aug 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Take your photo editing skills online. Use Photoshop Express Editor to easily crop photos, correct red-eye, adjust colors and lighting, as well as add frames and decoration.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Aug 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Aug 17, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Aug 18, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Sat, Aug 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Brighten your walls with a stunning piece of art made with your very own creativity. Recommended for tweens and teens.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Sat, Aug 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Start crocheting today! Learn to chain, single crochet, and how to fasten off your work.

Sarchet Community Room
Sun, Aug 19, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Sun, Aug 19, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Will it stick, or won't it stick? Experiment with the awesome power of magnets. Recommended for preschoolers.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Aug 20, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Mon, Aug 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Mon, Aug 20, 10:45am - 11:05am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Mon, Aug 20, 11:15am - 11:35am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Aug 20, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Aug 20, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Aug 21, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Aug 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas. Recommended Audience: Adult

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Aug 21, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow. Recommended Audience: Adult

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Aug 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles. Recommended Audience: Adult

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Aug 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools. Learn how to create and customize PivotTables and PivotCharts using Microsoft Excel.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Tue, Aug 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Celebrate National Parks Month and learn about Florida’s largest National Park. Recommended for upper elementary.

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Aug 22, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Aug 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Aug 22, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Aug 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Looking for an exciting way to promote your business or project? Boost your search engine rankings with an HTML5 landing page optimized with background video! Recommended Audience: Adult

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Aug 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bring your ideas to life. Draw and animate shapes in Microsoft PowerPoint. Combine shapes into pictures, then use simple formatting, transition and animation tools to bring them to life.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Aug 23, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Aug 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data. Recommended Audience: Adult

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Aug 23, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Thu, Aug 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Welcome to our neighborhood of make-believe. Join us for a grr-ific time learning practical skills with stories and interactive activities! Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Aug 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Calculate your data with formulas and functions. Use the Function Library to find the best fit for your project. Insert financial, logical, lookup, math and text functions.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Aug 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday at the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center.

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Aug 24, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Aug 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Aug 24, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Aug 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Discover how to achieve flawless and smooth skin on your photographs. Work with commonly used tools and techniques to remove blemishes, soften skin and restore an image's texture.

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Aug 25, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Sat, Aug 25, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Practice your reading skills by reading aloud to a lovable, furry listener. Be An Angel Therapy Dogs Ministry presents this reading program for children with certified therapy dogs.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Sat, Aug 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Stuck on a project or skill you learned in class? Let us help! Our experienced instructors will be available to get you started on your next project and answer questions.

Sarchet Community Room
Sun, Aug 26, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Sun, Aug 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Also, generate financial reports for your company. Recommended Audience: Adult

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Sun, Aug 26, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn how to add new employees, enter timesheets, setup employee benefits, setup payroll items, pay employees, process payroll forms, and process payroll reports in QuickBooks.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Aug 27, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Aug 27, 10:45am - 11:05am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Aug 27, 11:15am - 11:35am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Aug 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Take the fashion world by storm and learn to sew your own trendy wristlet! Required Prerequisite: Intro to the Sewing Machine

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Aug 27, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Create a free e-mail account. Learn how to navigate the environment, including the Inbox, the Reading pane, and the Compose area.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Aug 27, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Learn how to compose and send e-mail messages with attachments. Become familiar with replying and forwarding messages. Recommended Audience: Adult

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Aug 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to create an easy to use website where you can publish your thoughts, comments or pictures so you can share with family and friends.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Aug 28, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Learn how to build your own website. Start with WordPress, which offers lots of options for skinning your site the way you want it.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Aug 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Come to the library and enjoy a story or activity as our talented library storytellers entertain ages 18 and up! Each branch will have a unique storytime. Click for more information.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Aug 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
How can I control what content I see and who sees my posts? What's the difference between a News Feed and a Timeline?

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Aug 28, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Learn about the basics of using an Android based smartphone. Please bring your own device.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Aug 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Take a moment to pause. Teach your child how to identify their emotions and use meditation to control them. Use and create fun tools to help your children meditate! Recommended for lower elementary.

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Aug 29, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew an Apron from start to finish using patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Aug 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Create trendy accessories with up-cycled fabric and your fingers.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Aug 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Want to trace your family history? Learn tips and tricks on how to find information by exploring the Ancestry Library Edition database offered free at the library. #genealogy

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Aug 29, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Come join us for this reinvented genealogy research series which will focus on locating online sources for key genealogical record groups.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Aug 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to best utilize the Internet for your family history research.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Aug 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Make photos pop with black and white effects. Learn multiple ways to convert photos to black and white, apply adjustment layers and create enhancing effects.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Aug 30, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Take an average photo and make it pop. Learn basic color correction techniques and make global and location adjustments to images in Adobe Camera Raw.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Aug 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
You can create art from anything, anytime! All you need is your imagination. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Aug 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Applying blending modes to image layers to quickly fix problems with exposure, shadows and highlights. Learn to use blending modes to generate artistic and creative effects on photos.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Aug 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday at the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center.

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Aug 31, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew an Apron from start to finish using patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Aug 31, 2:15pm - 4:15pm
Are you stuck on a sewing project? Do you need help with a pattern, quilt or garment? Do you simply need to practice your new sewing skills?

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Sep 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Sep 04, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Add style to your documents. Impact your readers with images, text boxes and Smart Art. Ensure readability with basic review tools.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Sep 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Organize information in your documents. Insert and format tables to display and calculate data.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Sep 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Sep 04, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Macaroni Cheese, everybody freeze! Learn to make a classic mac & cheese recipe and add your own flavor for a delicious treat. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens. Registration required.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Sep 04, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Come join us for this genealogy research series which will focus on researching European ancestors. 

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Sep 05, 11:00am - 1:30pm
Want to make your own custom clothes, home decor, or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams. Ages: Adults

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Sep 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Play custom worlds filled with interesting obstacles and baddies.

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Sep 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Received your DNA test results and don't know what to do next?

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Sep 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Come and explore three of the DNA testing companies' websites: Ancestry DNA, FamilyTreeDNA, and 23andme.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Sep 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the mail merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Sep 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Granny, Nana, Papa, Gramps, Grandpa, Grandma; whatever you call them, they are all great! Let’s celebrate your awesome grandparents. Recommended for toddlers and preschool.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Sep 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
How can I control what content I see and who sees my posts? What's the difference between a News Feed and a Timeline?

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Sep 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday at the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center.

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Sep 07, 11:00am - 1:00pm
We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Learn to sew a pillowcase from start to finish using professional patterns, fabric and sewing machines. Ages: Adults

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Sep 07, 2:15pm - 4:15pm
Are you stuck on a sewing project? Do you need help with a pattern, quilt or garment? Do you simply need to practice your new sewing skills? Ages: Adults

Sat, Sep 08, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Learn about African American History, Heritage and Genealogy.

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Sep 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Come watch local artist Jennifer Parrish install crochet monster feet on library benches and tables! Play sidewalk chalk games and make your own art project. Popsicles will be served.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Sat, Sep 08, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Create colorful toys with just your hands. Use upcycled fabric and yarn to create plush butterflies, mice, snakes, and more.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Sun, Sep 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sarchet Community Room
Sun, Sep 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us for an all-levels FREE yoga class! Yoga is a great way to improve the health of your body and mind. Step out of your comfort zone and join us for an experience you won't forget!

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Sun, Sep 09, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Sep 10, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Sep 10, 10:45am - 11:05am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Sep 10, 11:15am - 11:35am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Sep 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Would you like to create a stylish pouch that includes a zipper? Come learn how to make one from start to finish in this easy sewing class! Ages: Adults

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Sep 10, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard to navigate within the computer?s interface. Practice using these two devices with hands-on exercises and online resources. Recommended Audience: Adult

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Sep 10, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Learn how to properly place your hands on the keyboard and enhance your typing skills by using the Web-based TypingMaster program. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Sep 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Local artist Delores Williams presents this free art workshop. If there is an aspiring artist in you, join us and learn the basics of pencil sketching landscapes!

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Sep 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Come to the library and enjoy a story or activity as our talented library storytellers entertain ages 18 and up! Each branch will have a unique storytime. Click for more information.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Sep 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ever dreamed of making your own video game? Now you can with The Games Factory 2, it provides everything you need to create cool computer games. Age Requirements: 13-17

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Sep 11, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Design and create more complex objects using custom shape and object tools. (tic101) Recommended Audience: Adult

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Sep 11, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Reading books is great, but have you ever played book dominos or built a tower of books? Let the book games begin! Recommended for upper elementary.

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Sep 12, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Downsizing can be a challenging task. Senior experts will provide information on how to make downsizing a smooth transition. Click for more information. Registration Recommended.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Sep 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to create a flowchart to show the sequence of actions within a process of a project or an organizational chart by using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Sep 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sharpen your genealogy skills and learn about resources by sharing your research questions.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Sep 13, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Join us for our genetic genealogy study group and learn how DNA test results can help to confirm, extend, and deepen your genealogical research. Registration Required.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Sep 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Oh, yeah! It’s time for some good old fashioned Kool-Aid fun! Recommended for Preschoolers.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Sep 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday at the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center.

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Sep 14, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Take the fashion world by storm and learn to sew your own trendy wallet! Ages: Adult

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Sep 14, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Are you stuck on a sewing project? Do you need help with a pattern, quilt or garment? Do you simply need to practice your new sewing skills? Ages: Adults

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Sep 15, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Turn your frown upside down and keep the dance party going! A colorful adventure awaits you as we feel the beat through activities inspired by the DreamWorks film Trolls.

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Sep 15, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Join in the savings! Become a savvy saver by sharing coupons and savings tips at this monthly meeting.