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Open House at North Bennet Street School, Boston, MA

The public is cordially invited to attend the annual Open House of North
Bennet Street School in Boston, Friday, November 3, 2000, 10am-2pm and
Saturday, Nov.4, 2000, 10am-3pm. Located in Boston's historic North End,
North Bennet Street school offers full-time training in fine hand
craftsmanship in eight disciplines Bookbinding, Cabinet and Furniture
Making, Carpentry, Preservation Carpentry, Jewelry Making and Repair,
Locksmithing, Piano Technology, and Violin Making and Restoration. In
addition to the full-time offerings, workshops are offered weekends and
evenings. The school models classes after traditional apprenticeship
training and is one of the few institutions nationwide devoted exclusively
to training in fine hand craftsmanship.

Visitors will observe work in progress and have the opportunity to talk
directly with students and instructors. This behind-the-scenes look will
interest hobbyists, professionals in the trades, as well as those exploring
new career options. The event provides the ideal opportunity for those
interested in commissioning custom work to meet established and emerging

North Bennet Street School is located at 39 North Bennet Street in the
North End of Boston and can be reached by public transportation. Parking is
available at local garages. The school is wheelchair accessible. Admission
to the Open House is free. For more information, contact the school at
617-227-0155 or visit the school's web site at www.nbss.org.

Mary F. Richards,
Director of Student & Alumni Services
North Bennet Street School
39 North Bennet Street
Boston, MA 02113
617-227-0155, ext. 107

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