Classes + Events / Week of 2/24/2020
Classes + Events / Week of 2/24/2020
Always wanted to fix that old chair that Grandma gave you? Have an alley rescue that needs a little DIY love? Join us for our Upholstered Footstool class on 3/1! This five hours class covers all the basics of upholstery — AND you get to keep your masterpiece to take home! We are also kicking off the first of our 4-week Foundations series in Metal and CNC. Join us for a deeper dive into tools & techniques as well as earn your Safety certification in those shops.
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.
Register here. Cost an issue? You can always apply for a scholarship.
Tue. 2/25, 6-9 PM: 2-Day CNC Plasma Safety (2/2)
Tue. 2/25, 6-9 PM: Wood 2 Safety
Wed. 2/26, 6-9 PM: Adobe Illustrator
Thurs. 2/27, 6-9 PM: MIG Welding Safety
Sun. 3/1,2-5 PM: Metal Foundation (1/4)
Sun. 3/1, 12-5 PM: Upholstered Footstool
Sun. 3/1, 2-5 PM: CNC Routing Foundation (1/4)
Wed. 2/26, 4-7 PM: Teen Maker 3D Printing
Wed. 2/26, 4-7 PM: Teen Maker Laser
Thurs. 2/28, 4-7 PM: Teen Maker 3D Printing
Thurs. 2/28, 4-7 PM: Teen Maker Laser
Mon. 2/24, 8:30 AM-6:30 PM: MICA MFA in Community Arts
Mon. 2/24, 10 AM-1:30 PM: Byte Back
Mon. 2/24, 7-8:30 PM: GWCA Safety Meeting
Tue. 2/25, 10 AM-1:30 PM: Byte Back
Wed. 2/26, 10 AM-1:30 PM: Byte Back
Wed. 2/26, 10:30-11:30: Mother Goose on the Loose
Thurs. 2/27, 10 AM-1:30 PM: Byte Back
Fri. 2/28, 10 AM-1:30 PM: Byte Back
Mon. 2/24: 11:30 AM
Tue., 2/25: 11:30 AM
Thurs. 2/27: 6 PM
Sat., 2/29: 11:30 AM
Sun. 3/1: 2 PM
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