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Regional Rug Hooking Events and Activities

NJ ATHA Groups

Current (pandemic) status is unknown. 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

Current (pandemic) status is unknown. 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

Informal Rug Hooking Groups – Formal groups, such as ATHA, 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.

• At present (pandemic restrictions) Mercer Hookers has suspended meetings on the first Thursday of every month from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Mercer County Library in Pennington, NJ. We will update this site when we can resume in person meetings at the library.

• Current (pandemic) situation is unknown. A “Gathering” of rug hookers normally meet 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.

• At present (pandemic restrictions) Woolkeepers has suspended meetings at the Tewksbury Township Library in Oldwick, NJ each Tuesday at 10:00. This site will be updated when meetings resume.

• 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. Current (pandemic) situation is unknown. For additional information, contact Chris Coslet at 973-962-1884 or

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