Five local young men earn Eagle Scout rank, libraries host free jewelry and tie-dye classes

Scouts honored for achievement

The following young men recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout through the Thunderbird District of the Scouts BSA of America Cascade Pacific Council.

The Eagle Scout award is scouting's highest honor.

Gresham: Zachary L. Jefferis, Christian W. Johnson and Conner W. Wood.

East Multnomah County: Kyle Q. Cain and Julian G. Mendoza.

Teens can learn Shibori tie-dye

Artist Anna Knecht Schwazer will lead kids in grades six and up in a free workshop in the ancient Japanese art of Shibori fabric tie-dying from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Rockwood Library, 17917 S.E. Stark St.

Teens should be ready to get messy while transforming fabric and T-shirts into wearable works of art to take home. Participants will learn techniques that they will be able to take home and recreate with an assortment of available dyes. Call 503-988-5123 for more information.

Make recycled jewelry at library

Create costume jewelry with cast-offs at a free workshop from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Fairview-Columbia Library, 1520 N.E. Village St.

Artist Maria Alvarado will demonstrate techniques for artists 8-years-old and older. All materials will be provided. Call 503-988-5123 for more information.

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