hobbies http://wmuk.org en Young and Old Collect Ancient, Unique Currency in Kalamazoo http://wmuk.org/post/young-and-old-collect-ancient-unique-currency-kalamazoo <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Kalamazoo club meets at the </span>12th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Street Baptist church in Kalamazoo to follow their passion of collecting old money.</span></p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:09:07 +0000 Nancy Camden 13238 at http://wmuk.org Young and Old Collect Ancient, Unique Currency in Kalamazoo Chivalry Lives on Through Medieval Reenacters http://wmuk.org/post/chivalry-lives-through-medieval-reenacters <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://www.midrealm.org/andelcrag/valday/index.html" style="line-height: 1.5;">St. Valentine’s Day Massacre</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Kalamazoo is a public event put on by the </span><a href="http://www.midrealm.org/andelcrag/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Society for Creative Anachronism</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">—an international group that tries to recreate </span>pre-17th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> century Europe as best they can.</span></p><p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 04:24:16 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 12251 at http://wmuk.org Chivalry Lives on Through Medieval Reenacters Go dog sledding with the Husky Club http://wmuk.org/post/go-dog-sledding-husky-club <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyd5hKR3IHI</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Saturday, the </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/kalamazoohuskyclub" style="line-height: 1.5;">Kalamazoo Husky Club</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will host sled dog rides to benefit local animal shelters. The event will be at&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.petsuppliesplus.com/">Pets Supplies Plus</a> on Gull Road in Kalamazoo.</span></p><p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:48:08 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 11838 at http://wmuk.org Go dog sledding with the Husky Club Handle ancient weapons...and learn about them too http://wmuk.org/post/handle-ancient-weaponsand-learn-about-them-too <p>On Saturday, Keith Nelson of <a href="http://www.southsidedojo.com/">Southside Dojo</a> will give an <a href="http://www.kpl.gov/teens/ancient-weapons.aspx">interactive demonstration</a> of ancient weapons and fighting styles at the Kalamazoo Public Library. He’ll show off weapons like the katana, the kind of sword you might see in a Japanese samurai movie.</p><p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:23:34 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 11105 at http://wmuk.org Handle ancient weapons...and learn about them too Temari thread balls: A lesser-known Japanese art http://wmuk.org/post/temari-thread-balls-lesser-known-japanese-art <p>This month, Ethy Denardo is hosting a workshop on Temari, or decorated Japanese thread balls, at <a href="http://www.comstocklibrary.org/comstock/events.asp">Comstock Public Library</a>.</p><p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 01:40:11 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 9322 at http://wmuk.org Temari thread balls: A lesser-known Japanese art