GEMS 2018 Programs

6:30 pm at St Paul Lutheran Church

1427 W Lake Avenue, Peoria, IL 61614

2018 Programs and Special Events

Kelly Harvey and Sandy Sanders


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Gems Monthly Meetings:  Doors Unlock 5:30pm    Relock:  6:45pm

If you know you will be later than 6:45, please arrange to call a friend to let you in

You can leave at any time but the door will lock behind you.


November 7    Basic Tools, Great Designs

Cathie Lockhart, a certified Studio 180 Design instructor and owner of The Lucky Duck Quilter in Moline, will acquaint us with Deb Tucker’s Studio 180 design tools, followed by a trunk show of quilts that were made using the tools.


December 5     Christmas Party  6:00 pm

St Paul Lutheran Church, 1427 W Lake Avenue, Peoria, IL 61614

Note the earlier time…food will be served about 6:15 pm

Gems of the Prairie Christmas Dinner and Program

Entertainment by The Four C’s…. a fun music program with Kazoos!


Carved Honey Ham

Green Beans with Bacon & Onions

Baked Macaroni & Cheese

Mixed Greens Salad with Dressings

Bread and Butter

Fresh Brewed Iced Tea and Coffee (Regular & Decaf)

Freshly Baked Brownies and Cookies

Cost:  $14.50/per person

Theme….Make Someone Happy…..Decorate a tree for a family at the Center for Prevention of Abuse!

Small table top trees donated by a member will adorn our tables at the Gems of the Prairie Christmas Dinner! Get your crafty juices humming to make or bring small decorations to adorn a tree at your table!  At the October and November Gems meetings there will be pre-cut fabric to make two ornament designs…but use your imagination and create unique designs….to Make Someone Happy during the Holidays.

Reservations and Payment needed by November 15, 2018.

Checks payable:  Gems of the Prairie

Look for the Christmas Tree at the Gems October and November Meetings to reserve your spot!