Special Programs for Adults
Crochet Class ( Ages 12 and up)
Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
March 9 & 23, April 6 & 20, May 4 & 18
Beginners will learn to chain, single crochet, and double crochet.
The Library provides crochet supplies or bring your own crochet hook and yarn. In March, the class will focus on lap robes for people in local nursing homes. No Registration Required!
Join the Facebook Group and keep up with the crochet teachers outside of class!
Monthly Creative Journal Meet
Fourth Wednesday of each month, 6 to 8 p.m.
Next meet Wednesday, March 27th
Once a month, the Library provides some supplies and a chance to socialize while you create in your journal or notebook.
For more information, contact Amanda.
Writers Anonymous Support and Education
2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month, 6 p.m. Are your friends tired of reading and commenting on your never ending articles or novels? Is the majority of your positive feedback coming from your mother? Have you talked about writing a book for years and are ashamed to say that you have never started it? Maybe you are just stuck on your second chapter or your online posts just not generating any likes or shares. Do you need help with writing content to market your business? Did you wait until the last minute to write a school paper? This is a support group for those that long for realistic but constructive feedback or education. The group includes fiction, non-fiction, technical, blog - you name it. If you wrote it or want to write it, this group is for you! Join us to help yourself and other writers.
Next meeting is March 27
Cross Stitch Class
Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
March 2, 16 & 30, April 13 & 27, May 11 & 25
Get started learning to cross stitch.
No registration required.
Keep Burleson Beautiful Meeting
Wednesday, April 10, 4:30 p.m.
Learn more about Keep Burleson Beautiful.
Metroplex Commodore Computer Club
Second Saturday of each month, 2 p.m.
Next meeting is April 13
The Metroplex Commodore Computer Club (MCCC) user group has been in existence since 1983 supporting Commodore computers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and has supported the Amiga since the Amiga was introduced in 1985. All meetings are open to everyone. Drop in! You don't need to be a member to attend the meetings.
For more information about MCCC and its history, check out their website.
Also, be sure to check out the AmigaMCCC group on Facebook and YouTube Livestreams of the meetings.
Roots & Branches Genealogy Club
Third Tuesday of each month,
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Next meeting April 16
Join us at the Senior Center!
Do you know the name of your great-great grandfather? Did one of your ancestors serve in the War of 1812? How many third or fourth cousins are waiting to be discovered by you? Explore how we can expand our family tree.
This FREE group is open to the public.
The Senior Activity Center is located at 216 SW Johnson Ave.
Blueprint for Financial Success (Registration Required, 13- adult)
Wednesday, May 1, 6 p.m.
Want to learn how to build a strong financial foundation? During this FREE seminar, explore the basics of building financial security, including managing debt, growing savings, and safeguarding against risk and unexpected events. All participants will receive a complimentary workbook.
Call 817-205-1694 or email Kathryn Zornig to sign up today.
The Fundamentals of Fund Development (Registration Required)
Saturday, May 11, 10:30 a.m.
Do you have goals to help your community? Want to learn the basics of finding and writing grants to support those projects?
Applying for grants can be intimidating and frustrating – but you can learn the skills to increase your grant success!
In this short session to introduce you to the Fundamentals of Fund Development, we will discuss ways nonprofit/charitable organizations can improve their grant-writing success.
- Introduction to funding sources for nonprofits
- Grant research basics
- Grant proposal development overview
- Learn from others who are also committed to improving our world, one grant at a time!
Brenda Lohse, M.Ed., GPC
My life is dedicated to creating outstanding academic opportunities and seeking additional funding streams to support innovative initiatives, and have secured funding of more than $18 million for school districts. With over 10 years’ experience researching, writing and managing grants, I obtained my Grants Professional Certification (GPC) in 2016.
Please call 817-426-9211 to register.