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Folded Favorites: Fans, Ties and Wallets

When: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22

Details: Ages 4 to 12 can use paper, felt and duct tape to create their own accessories at this free workshop.

Paint a Parasol

When: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 15

Details: Ages 4 to 12 can design and paint a parasol at this free workshop.

American Beauty

When: 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 15

Details: Historian Leslie Goddard discusses changes in American beauty trends over the last century, from push-up bras and the rubber girdle to chip-proof nail polish and kiss-proof lipstick. Free. Ages 12 and older. Refreshments will be served.

Speaking of Unmentionables: The Rise and Fall of Ladies Underwear

When: 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3

Details: Free presentation about women's underclothes and the history of a woman's frame, which has been shaped by "unmentionables" that will be on display. Ages 18 and older.

Up on Top: Spring Bonnets and Top Hats

When: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 12

Details: Ages 4 to 12 will make spring bonnets and top hats at this free workshop.

Charming Chests: Decorate a Jewelry Box

When: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 10

Details: Ages 4 to 12 will decorate jewelry boxes with jewels and charms at this free workshop.

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