Saturday, March 8, 2003

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Pizazz classes: Pizazz in Loveland will be offering classes in: painted glass, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, and 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday; stepping stones, 10:30 a.m.-noon next Saturday. $10 and up, depending on supplies. Reservations: 683-3333. 120 Karl Brown Way.

Great Indoors: This week's classes at the store include: a children's bedroom workshop with stenciling and decorating, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, $25; combining glazes with grocery bags , tissue and other paper, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. next Saturday, $45. Reservations: 346-1506.

Fairy gardens: Anne Glossinger, owner of Belle Maison, 3520 Erie Ave., Hyde Park, will lead a workshop on making an enchanted fairy garden to enter in a contest, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, $45. Reservations, 871-1109.

Help for houseplants: Carole Van Lieu will give tips on revitalizing winter-weary houseplants, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. next Saturday, at Smith & Hawken, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood, $2. Information: 731-3133.

Blooming centerpieces: The Loveland Greenhouse, 11924 Lebanon Road, will be making pot-en-fleur baskets of live greens with blooming bulbs and flowers, 1 p.m. next Saturday, $25.

Orchard House classes: Classes next Saturday at the Cherry Grove shop include painted furniture with crackle, stria, aged distress and simple marble effects, 8-11 a.m., $75; and stencil foundations creating hard and soft edges, sculpting with paint, drop shadows and stippled texture, 1-4 p.m., $50. Reservations, 474-8222.

Antiques in Montgomery: Eighty dealers from 11 states with English and American antique furniture, crystal, silver, china, antique glassware, folk art, jewelry and paintings will be part of the Montgomery Woman's Club Antiques Show and Sale, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. next Saturday, and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 16, Sycamore High School, 7400 Cornell Road. $6 admission good both days. Information: 852-1901.

Irish time: Kentucky Haus Craft Gallery in Newport will have an afternoon of Irish history and music, noon-3 p.m. next Saturday, with author Alice Kennelly Roberts, whose book, Shamrocks and Bluegrass, tells the story of her relatives' surviving the Irish potato famine. The shop is at 342 Monmouth St. Information: (859) 261-4287.

Daylilies: Dan Bachman, who grows 2,900 varieties of daylilies at his nursery, Valley of the Daylilies, in Lebanon, will talk about designing a garden with the sturdy perennial, 10:30 a.m.-noon next Saturday at H.J. Benken Florist and Greenhouse in Silverton. $5. Reservations: 891-1040.

Lexington show: The Lexington Antiques and Garden Show chose "America's Roots in British Tradition" as its theme this year to tie into the Kentucky Horse Park's upcoming exhibit, All The Queen's Horses: The Role of the Horse in British History. The show, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. next Saturday, and noon-5 p.m. March 16, will include more than 45 antiques and gardening experts with furniture, paintings, porcelain, jewelry and oriental rugs. It will be at Keeneland Race Course. $10 per day or $15 for all three days. Information: (859) 253-0362 or

Originalities classes: The Hyde Park Square shop, offering locally-made crafts and home accessories, gives monthly classes in the following: furniture painting, 6:30-8:30 p.m. three Thursdays, $145; floor cloth painting, 6:30-8:30 p.m. second and third Wednesdays of the month, $65 for two sessions; mosaics, noon-2 p.m. last Sunday of the month, $48; jewelry making, 6:30-8:30 p.m. first Wednesday of the month, $50, and stamping and scrap booking 2-3:30 p.m. third Sunday of the month, $15. Reservations: 321-7278.

ABCs of lettering: Artist Angel McIlwain will give a seminar on lettering, including different materials and typography methods, 1-4 p.m. March 16, at Woodlands, 1004 Delta Ave., Mount Lookout Square. $50. Information: 533-4153.

To get a home, garden or craft-related class listed, send the information to Joy Kraft by fax: 768-8330, or e-mail:

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