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General Meeting  Meetings are held the first Monday of the month at the Pacific Grove Community Center, 515 Junipero Street (at 15th) in Pacific Grove most of the year.  The meetings are on ZOOM in November, January and February. Meetings start at 6:30.  Guests are always welcome and are asked to pay a $5 fee to attend the evening program. At the In-person meetings MPQG Committee tables line the meeting room from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m.  These tables are staffed by the worker bees of the Guild including those from Workshops, Community Outreach Quilts, Block of the Month, UFO Project (Un-Finished Objects), and Membership. They're ready to tell you what is happening. The Library has a wonderful variety of quilt-related books available for perusal during the social period before the general meeting. Members may check out books and DVDs for a period of one month. The fine for an overdue item is $1.00 per month. 

Workshops are held several times each year.  Knowledgeable quilting teachers present one or two-day workshops.  Paid reservations are required

Community Outreach efforts provide many handmade items to give people comfort.  These include neonatal and lap size quilts, heart-shaped pillows to several local non-profit organizations. At the general meeting, the Community Liaison committee member distributes packets of fabrics and patterns, which may be used by members to make the quilts. 

The Grants Program awards small grants to groups that provide educational and creative programs that are consistent with the MPQG Purpose. Requests are accepted annually between August 1 and December 1 with the Grants awarded each January.  To learn more about the grant programs click here.  If you would like to a Grant application click here.

Friendship Groups 

Friendship Groups are open to all members.  They consist of small groups of Guild members who get together regularly in a variety of relaxed atmospheres.    These groups offer an opportunity for members to develop friendships, share quilting interests, techniques, and skills in a small group setting.  Activities may include one's own project, group projects or challenges, afternoon libation, as well as charity quilts.  No member fees, no requirements, no roll call and no obligation.  Just drop in and say hello or stay and join the fun.

General Information, Marjorie Longo 

The Quilt Show, Quilts by the Bay, is held annually on the first weekend of May in conjunction with Pacific Grove's celebration of Good Old Days. To learn more, go to Quilt Show

Pines & Needles Newsletter arrives via email about the 24th of the month. Pines & Needles includes information about meetings, news, reports from board members, and a schedule of other quilt-related events.


Pacific Grove Community Center
515 Junipero Street (at 15th)
Pacific Grove, CA 93950 Directions

Mailing Address

P O Box 1025
Pacific Grove, CA 93950


Health and Fitness Room, 
700 Jewel Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950 Directions


Quilt Show

Chautauqua Hall
176 16th Street (at Central Avenue)
Pacific Grove, CA 93950 Directions


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These small groups meet regularly and are open to all MPQG members.  They offer socially distanced and ZOOM opportunities to gather.  Please contact the member listed below to arrange a visit or to join a group.  If you need help or are interested in starting a new group contact Marjorie Longo email here

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