The Kent Historical Society will present a whittling session for children 8 and older, accompanied by an adult family member, April 11.

Educator Joe Brien of Lost Art Workshops will lead the session at the organization's art barn at the Seven Hearths Museum at 4 Studio Hill Road in Kent.

Participants will learn how to choose the right sapling and transform it into a rugged hiking staff.

Tools, materials and workstations will be provided.

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