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Arts Update


•“Sit and Stitch” will be offered for those wanting to learn to knit at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Pontiac Branch, 2215 S. Hanna St.

•“Yarn Lover’s Gathering” will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Woodburn Branch, 4701 Indiana 101 N., Woodburn.

CLASSES/WORKSHOPS: “Pastels with Alcohol Under Painting” by Douglas Runyan will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday and June 8 at Artlink, 300 E. Main St. Cost is $70. For information, call 424-7195.

PLAY FESTIVAL: New World Arts is seeking actors, writers and directors to participate in the 24/7 Play Festival at 9 p.m. Saturday at Ignition Garage, 120 E. Washington St. For information, email

STUDENTS AWARDED: Huntington University animation students recently premiered their work from the year at the DMA Animation Showcase. Ryan Woods was awarded runner up for 2-D animation and Zach Figgins was awarded outstanding for Utom.

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