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Presented below are some of the rug hooking events that are available for interested people. We have divided the events into three categories:

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Schools and Workshops

Trent School of Rughooking
Dates: Sunday, June 15 to Saturday, June 21, 2014
Location: Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

Seven courses offered:

  • Food for Thought
  • Pick a Subject, Your Choice
  • Learn to Hook with Laura
  • Kolourful Kaleidoscope
  • Wide Cut or Primitive- It's up to you
  • Autumn Riches
  • The Hooking Room

More information and the registration package is available on the Trent School of Rug Hooking web site.

Hook-Ins and Gatherings

Gone Hooking
A Traditional Rug Hooking Group in Maple Ridge B.C. meets each Wednesdays (10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.)
Contact: Freda Jackson at freda33@telus.net
Visitors welcome, Beginners Classes available

Heritage Rug Hookers
Meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 7:00-9:30 p.m. at the Sherbrook Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and get together one Saturday per month in a member's home for a hook-in.
Contact: Rita Smith at r.m.smith@sasktel.net or (306) 997-2121

Monday Hook-Ups
Monday Hook-Ups meets at Oaklands Community Centre, 1-2827 Belmont Avenue, Victoria, BC
4th Monday of the month (usually), September through April excluding December, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Contact: Michaele Freeman at mbfreeman@telus.net or (250) 595-6302
Beginners welcome!

Red River Ruggers
Date: First Saturday of the month
Hooking, dyeing, and fun!
St Vital, Winnipeg, Manitoba Contact: Judy Trefry at Paradise2007@xplornet.com or 204-268-5343

Heritage Hookers
Heritage Hookers (Lakewood, Colorado) meets the 3rd Saturday of each month at Lakewood Heritage Museum in the museum office conference room from 12 until 3:30
Address: 801 S. Yarrow Street, Lakewood, CO
Contact: Cheri Talbot beezer6636@comcast.net or (303) 986-9360

Loose Ends
Sidney, British Columbia
Meets the third Tuesday afternoon each month.
Locations vary. Call 250-656-4201 for more information.

Drop in Rug Hooking
Williams Lake BC
Daytime every other Thursday
Also drop in Rug hooking in 150 Mile House BC every other Tuesday evening
Got Wool by Sharon @ 250-296-4432 Beginner classes available


Art Show of Hooked Rugs
From Jan. 4th, 2014 - Feb. 29th, 2014
Sage Cafe, 166 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Contact: Karen Light at karen_light@yahoo.com or 416-539-8229

OHCG 48th Annual Meeting & Rug Show
Please join us May 23 - 25th, 2014. May 25th is open to the public. Conference is being held at Durham College in Oshawa, 2000 Simcoe St N. Vendors available for wool, kits, hoops and hooks, over 600 rugs on display, try your hand at rug hooking.
Contact: Jayne Nevins at jnevins@rogers.com