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Cut and Paste

Scrapbooking: It's not just for Grandma anymore!

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At today’s Paste, Glue, Scissors, and You! program, the Maltz Museum tries to get kids hooked on the hobby of taking old photos and artifacts and gluing them into a book. The four-week course begins this afternoon with the basics. A month from now, kids should have a scrapbook that looks something like the museum’s archived family albums, which feature ticket stubs, programs, and heirlooms and are used by teacher Amy Fishbach as a guide. “It looks like they collected every invitation they got to every fancy ball in every Jewish social hall over the years,” says Mark Davidson, the museum’s public-programs manager. “It’s all the stuff my wife always yells at me to throw out.”
Tuesdays, 3:45 p.m. Starts: Feb. 27. Continues through March 27

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