Community Invited to Create Handmade Gifts at Sierra College Holiday Maker Workshop on December 6

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Bring your family to craft gifts for the holidays at Hacker Lab powered by Sierra College in Rocklin.

At Holiday Maker Workshop, Carol Pepper-Kittredge, Associate Dean, Associate Dean of Workforce Innovation, Sierra College and Statewide Project Director, CCC Maker, helps attendee sew a gift.

Sierra College Holiday Maker Workshop stations include designing ornaments, making wreaths, sewing faux fur pom-poms, laser cutting key chains, painting signs, using wood burning tools and building gnomes.

Sierra College Makerspaces invites the community to the 3rd Annual Holiday Maker Workshop on Friday, December 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. Attendees can craft handmade gifts at 15 creative maker stations at Hacker Lab powered by Sierra College, located at 4415 Granite Dr., Suite 200, Rocklin CA. Holiday Maker Workshop tickets are $5 per person, online in advance or cash only at the door.

Bring your family to share the joy of learning to make gifts by hand, get photos taken with Santa and participate in the ugly sweater contest. Show your holiday spirit by donating canned food to the Sierra College Student Food Pantry. The Squeeze Inn Food Truck will be onsite for food and drink purchases.

Maker stations include:

  • designing ornaments;
  • making wreaths;
  • sewing faux fur pom-poms;
  • laser cutting keychains;
  • painting signs;
  • using wood burning tools;
  • building gnomes; and
  • experiencing the holiday slime station.

Maker volunteers will be helping guests at each station to create the gifts and all the craft making materials are provided. Everyone is welcome; activities are ideal for crafters ages seven and older.

Sierra College appreciates the support of the Arts Council of Placer County, CCC Maker, Hacker Lab powered by Sierra College, Sierra College Foundation and the Squeeze Inn Food Truck that makes this community event possible. Learn about Sierra Makerspaces, and the statewide CCC Maker initiative, managed by Sierra College, online.

Get tickets in advance, or pay $5 per person in cash at the door, and remember to bring your canned food donations for Sierra College Student Food Pantry.

About Sierra College
Sierra College District is rising to the needs of our community. Sierra College serves 3200 square miles of Northern CA with campuses in Roseville, Rocklin, Grass Valley, and Truckee. With approximately 125 degree and certificate programs, Sierra College is ranked first in Northern California (Sacramento north) for transfers to four year universities, offers career/technical training, and classes for upgrading job skills. Sierra graduates can be found in businesses and industries throughout the region.

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