The Polish Center will host three workshops on Polish methods of Easter egg decorating, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, March 30, April 6, and April 13, at the center, 6941 S. 68th St.

The first class will focus on pisanki, a popular wax-resist technique, taught by folk artist Bernie Jendrzejczak.

The workshop April 6 will cover the skrobanki technique, used to created intricate designs by scratching the surface of colored eggs, and the final class on April 13 will feature the nalepianki technique, which involves using the wycinanki, or paper cut-out, technique to decorate blown-out eggs and create ornaments.

Folk-art instructor Kasia Drake-Hames will teach both the skrobanki and nalepianki workshops.

The fee for each class is $12 for Polish Heritage Alliance (PHA) members and $15 non-members. Children ages 10-12 can also attend the class for half the price.

Registration for the classes can be completed by filling out a form on the Polish Center's website,, and mailing the form and payment to the Polish Center.

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