Classes + Events / Week of 2/17/2020
Classes + Events / Week of 2/17/2020
Check out our 2-session CNC Plasma Safety class this week. The first session is this coming Tuesday evening, 2/18, from 6-9 PM. Not enough metal for you? Follow it up with TIG Welding Safety on Saturday morning. Prefer less sparky crafts? We’ve got something in nearly every other shop this week!
And, don’t forget, we host Mother Goose on the Loose story time every Wednesday morning at 10:30 — for free! Bring your little one for sing alongs, stories, and time with friends.
Mon. 2/17, 6-9 PM: 2-Day CNC Router Safety (2/2)
Tue. 2/18, 6-9 PM: 2-Day CNC Plasma Safety (1/2)
Tue. 2/18, 6-9 PM: Embroidery Safety
Tue. 2/18, 6-9 PM: Wood 1 Safety
Wed. 2/19, 6-9 PM: Adobe Photoshop
Thurs. 2/20, 6-9 PM: Vinyl Cutter
Sat. 2/22, 10 AM-1 PM: Laser Safety
Sat. 2/22, 10 AM-1 PM: TIG Welding Safety
Sun. 2/9, 2 PM-5 PM: Sewing Foundation (4/4)
Wed. 2/19, 4-7 PM: Teen Maker 3D Printing
Thurs. 2/20, 4-6 PM: Youth Maker: Role Play Characters
Fri. 2/21, 4-7 PM: Teen Maker Laser
Mon. 2/17, 8:30 AM- 6:30 PM: MICA MFA in Community Arts
Mon. 2/17, 10 AM-1:30 PM: Byte Back
Mon. 2/17, 9:30 AM-5:30 PM: LTYC
Mon. 2/17, 6-8:30 PM: Greenmount West Dev. Comm. Meeting
Tue. 2/18, 10 AM-1:30 PM: Byte Back
Wed. 2/19, 10 AM-1:30 PM: Byte Back
Wed. 2/19, 10:30-11:30 AM: Mother Goose on the Loose
Thurs. 2/20, 10 AM-1:30 PM: Byte Back
Fri. 2/21, 10 AM-1:30 PM: Byte Back
Sat. 2/22, 9 AM-2 PM: Vincent Media & Consulting, LLC
Mon. 2/17: 11:30 AM
Tue., 2/18: 11:30 AM
Thurs. 2/20: 6 PM
Sat., 2/22: 11:30 AM
Sun. 2/23: 2 PM
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