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Activities Your Grandma Will Love

Activities Your Grandma Will Love

Grandmas are great! They’re always there to give you sweets, advice, or a big, wet kiss. Sometimes, though, we forget to appreciate just how fantastic our grandmas really are. Instead of getting your grandma a generic gift for the next Christmas or birthday, why not show her how much you care by taking her to a class she’d really love. Since we, too, appreciate the magic that is grandma, we have compiled a list of the most grandma-friendly activities NYC has to offer:

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    Beginner Crochet
    Beginner Crochet

    Lion Brand Yarn Studio

    If knitting is not up her alley, maybe crochet is. This beginner class will teach her all of the basics behind the art of crochet. By the end of the class, she’ll know everything she needs to in order to crochet her own scarf! Say hello to crochet gifts from granny for the next few years.

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    Beadmaking
    Beadmaking

    Beadmaking is one of the oldest art forms around. It actually dates back to about 3,000 years ago--hey, that’s older than grandma! This fun class will teach you and your grandma how to make stunning beads, perfect to make jewelry out of. You two will learn flameworking skills and techniques such as dots, raking, and twisty.

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    Cookies Unlimited
    Cookies Unlimited

    Institute of Culinary Education

    Every grandma knows it’s important to bake cookies for her grandkids--freshly baked cookies are part of what make visits to grandma’s house so enjoyable! Maybe it’s time to step it up from chocolate chip and oatmeal raisin, though. This class will teach grandma to make extravagant cookies such as Tennessee icebox cookies, Sicilian fig pinwheels, Palm Beach lemon cookies...and many, many more! Experienced instructors will teach her how to prepare drop, bar, refrigerator, and rolled cookies.

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    Saturday Night Dancing - activity no longer offered (2/10/15).
    Saturday Night Dancing - activity no longer offered (2/10/15).

    The Village Underground

    Sometimes grandma needs to just kick it with youngins. Hey, she’s not as old as you may think. Let her relive the good old days and feel young again as she jams to live music and dances the night away. You’ll be surprised at the crazy moves she pulls out on the dance floor. Grandma dance off? Yes, please.

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