2020 Workshops and Events

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When: March 14, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

We'll use reclaimed wood to build a handy footstool you can leave rustic or refinish at home. Learn to measure and cut wood using a chop saw and table saw.

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When: March 26, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Refresh your home in an eco-friendly way! Learn  design process basics and rules for pulling a space together. The class will address space planning, lighting, colors, and accessorizing. See how you can creatively repurpose items from your home.

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When: March 28, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

This handy, portable cold frame will have you eating garden fresh salad in early spring. In addition to giving seedlings an early start, cold frames are useful for hardening off seedlings before planting and extending your growing season past the frost date. 

In this workshop you will construct a cold frame from repurposed sash windows and reclaimed wood.  

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When: April 18, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Aldo Leopold was a conservationist, forester, philosopher, educator, writer, and outdoor enthusiast. 

The Leopold family used this bench design at their farm on the Wisconsin River and it became known as the "Leopold Bench." We think Aldo would approve of this workshop where we will build his bench from reclaimed lumber, saved from the landfill by our own workforce trainees.

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When: April 25, 10:00 am to 11:30 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Invite some feathered friends to your yard! In this Parent/Child class we'll assemble a rustic birdhouse from reclaimed fence pickets that you can then stain or paint however you like.

1 ticket works for 1 adult and 1 child pair. Workshop suitable for children 7+ years of age.

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When: April 25, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Get creative with chandelier crystals and parts. We'll turn them into jewelry, sculptures or light catchers. Bring your ideas!

This workshop is for all ages. Children under 12 must register with an adult - 1 ticket for each attendee.

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When: May 9, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

We'll use beautiful 100+ year old 2x4's our workforce trainees deconstructed from a home on the North Shore to build stylish and sturdy benches.

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