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Regional Rug Hooking Events


Alice Beatty ATHA Chapter normally meets the first Wednesday of each month (September to June) at the Vermeule Center, 614 Greenbrook Road, North Plainfield, NJ at 10:00 a.m. For more information contact Janet Santaniello at 908-754-6787 or

Spring Lake ATHA Chapter meets the second Monday of every month from September through May at St Andrews Methodist Church, 907 Fourth Ave., Spring Lake, NJ 07762 from 10 to 2. For more information visit its website – – or contact Julienne Stewart at 732-503-4286 or

Formal groups, like those listed above, generally require membership to attend.


Informal gatherings allow those who cannot attend weekday Guild meetings to be with friends with similar interests. The groups listed below are open to anyone who wants to attend. Some require a small donation to cover the cost of the meeting site.

• Mercer Hookers normally meets on the first Thursday of each month from 10 AM to 2:30 PM at the Mercer County Library in Pennington, NJ. Visitors are welcome.

• A “Gathering” of rug hookers normally meets at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, NJ every Tuesday from 10-3. The hook-in is open to rug hookers of all levels. For more information, call the Farm at 732-946-3758.

• Woolkeepers normally meets at the Tewksbury Township Library in Oldwick, NJ each Tuesday at 10:00.

• Midland Park Rug Hooking normally meets the 2nd Saturday of each month from September to June at the Midland Park Library (Bergen County) from 10:00 to 3:00 or later. For additional information, contact Chris Coslet at 973-962-1884 or

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