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Wednesday September 9th, 2015

Posted at 10:00am

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Are you looking for something interesting, informative and amusing to do?  Do you want to learn new skills to impress friends and family?

On Saturday, September 12th, the Budimir branch of the Windsor Public Library will be hosting a How-to festival.  Located around the grounds will be close to 20 how-to booths, where members of the community can learn something new in 10 minutes. Learn how to knit, wear a sari, get fit, play an instrument, decorate a cupcake, perform a simple magic trick and much, much more.

Confirmed participants include:

• Canada South Science City – how to correctly use laboratory measuring equipment;
• Elizabeth Prosser and Miles Prosser-Merrifield – how to perform a simple magic trick and create balloon animals;
• Knit One Sew Too – how to do arm knitting (no needles required!);
• LeeLee Hats – how to loom;
• Levigator Press – how to sew on a button so it never falls off again!;
• Multicultural Council of Windsor – how to greet people in 10 different languages;
• Refine Fitness – how to do exercise anytime, anywhere;
• South Asian Centre of Windsor – how to wear a sari;
• South Windsor School of Music – how to play a simple tune on a guitar;
• South Windsor Yoga – how to perform basic yoga techniques;
• Sweet Revenge Cake Shop – how to decorate a cupcake;
• Windsor/Essex County Human Society – how to train your dog;
• Windsor-Essex County Health Unit – how to make your own simple, healthy salad dressing; how to add more fruits & veggies into your diet;
• Windsor-Essex County Health Unit – low risk drinking guidelines;
• Windsor Essex CPR & First Aid Training – how to do basic CPR;
• Windsor Public Library – how to download apps & digital content onto your mobile device.

It takes place rain or shine from 11am to 3pm.

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