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GRBS October Newsletter

What a busy month we are having!  Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving with their families.   Long weekends are terrific – but there is so much to cram into the remaining time!

And we have a double treat this month!  The monthly meeting with our Guest Speaker Zulekha Noormohamed AND the GRBS Bead Show.  It’s Bead-Fabulous!

First, the Monthly Meeting:

Guest Speaker - Zulekha Noormohamed and The Healing Power of Gemstones

  • Monday, October 15
  • 7 pm
  • The Hampton Inn & Suites (Beside Galaxy Cinema)
    725 Imperial Road, North Guelph
Zulekha’s insightful presentation will help you to appreciate gemstones in a whole different way! Through an in depth explanation of the seven chakras you will be more knowledgeable of the healing powers of gemstones.


Blue SapphireZulekha Noormaohamed is the owner of Blue Sapphire Beads.  Along with her husband, Salim Moorani, they organize the Gem Expo and Meta Expo in Toronto.  

When she’s not running a show you will find Zulekha in her store, Hamsa Haven in Toronto which specializes in beads, findings, Bali silver and hand-crafted jewellery made with the finest materials from around the world. 

You will love Zulekha's booth at the coming Bead Show!
Also at this meeting – Christmas Ornament Charity Project
This is your last opportunity to drop off completed Christmas ornaments for our charity project. There is still time to make ornaments, and some paper instructions and beads will be available for anyone who may need them. Ornaments completed after this meeting will need to be dropped off at the Bead Fair.

Also at this meeting
  • Sign up for classes at the GRBS Bead Show
  • Sign up to Volunteer at the GRBS Bead Show
Renew your GRBS Membership if you haven’t already.  Remember it’s the best deal in town!  $45 gets you nine evenings of learning and socializing from September to June.  Plus you will can use your Membership card for discounts at numerous businesses for all your beading and jewellery needs. Check GRBS website for vendors offering a discount.  

Grand River Bead Society Bead Show

Saturday, October 20 - Sunday, October 21, 2018
Evergreen Community Centre, 683 Woolwich Street, Guelph
  • 10 am to 5 pm each day
  • $3 admission
  • Free parking
Here’s the numbers!
  • Several free demonstrations on jewellery techniques
  • 5 instructors
  • 7 classes
  • 20 vendors
  • Dozens of handmade Christmas tree ornaments
Classes are offered both days on different techniques using beads, wire, cord, paper, leather and more.  Here’s a list of classes.  Sign up soon!

And check out the Vendors coming - Bead Shopping Heaven!
All your jewellery making needs in one room.  Bet you didn't know you need so many more beads!  
Be sure to bring your GRBS membership card – some vendors will offer a discount for members.
Here are the vendors.
Bead Show
Bring your friends and family – share your obsession!
Grand River Bead Society Website
GRBS Facebook
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