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Drum-making workshops at PEEC

July 14, 2011

DINGMANS FERRY, PA — The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) will offer a drum-making workshop the weekend of July 15 to 17, led by master drummer Maxwell Kofi Donkor.

The first weekend will begin Friday, July 15 with registration between 3 and 6 p.m., and will continue through Sunday, July 17. Donkor will lead participants through the steps of making their own drums, from selecting the natural materials and soaking the skins to heading the shells. Enjoy introductory drumming lessons, sunrise drumming, historical drumming culture and more. No experience necessary. Registration costs $325, which includes two nights of lodging and six meals. Visit www.peec.org/events-date.html or call 570/828-2319 with your information.