2019 Workshops

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When: May 4, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Want to reuse those light fixtures but aren't sure if they're safe? Light fixtures often come with frayed, cracked, and/or missing wiring which may present an unsafe or inoperable installation. In this hands-on how-to workshop you will learn how to replace damaged or missing wiring for a safe, functional installation.

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When: May 9, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Consumers throw away an average of 70 lbs./person of textiles and shoes each year. Start chipping away at that mountain of waste by repurposing your old t-shirts into a useful crocheted rug. 

This is a BYOB & TS event. Bring your favorite beverage and 5-6 old t-shirts (we'll have some shirts if you need them). Participants enjoying alcoholic beverages must be 21. Crochet hooks provided. 

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When: May 11, 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: May 30, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Consumers throw away an average of 70 lbs./person of textiles and shoes each year. Start chipping away at that mountain of waste by repurposing your old t-shirts into a useful crocheted rug. 

This is a BYOB & TS event. Bring your favorite beverage and 5-6 old t-shirts (we'll have some shirts if you need them). Participants enjoying alcoholic beverages must be 21. Crochet hooks provided. 

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When: June 20, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Build your own growler tote, large enough to hold two growlers of your favorite artisanal beer. 

All workshop participants will receive a coupon for a free growler fill from Temperance Beer! 

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When: June 22, 10:00 am to 2:30 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Mix old and new by making this modern, clean-lined console table from rustic reclaimed 2 x 4s. Participants will have the option of table height (30") or bench height (18") depending on their needs. 

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When: June 27, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Start chipping away at the mountain of textile waste by repurposing your old t-shirts into a useful crocheted rug. 

This is a BYOB & TS event. Bring your favorite beverage and 5-6 old t-shirts (we'll have some shirts if you need them). Participants enjoying alcoholic beverages must be 21. Crochet hooks provided. No prior crochet experience required.

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When: July 13, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Miter cuts mean more than just picture frames. They're used in house trim, furniture, boxes, and so much more!

We will use trim, wood and flooring scraps to build picture frames of 8"x10" or smaller. 

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When: July 17, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Consumers throw away an average of 70 lbs./person of textiles and shoes each year. Start chipping away at that mountain of waste by repurposing your old t-shirts into a useful crocheted rug. 

This is a BYOB & TS event. Bring your favorite beverage and 5-6 old t-shirts (we'll have some shirts if you need them). Participants enjoying alcoholic beverages must be 21. Crochet hooks provided. 

For more information and to purchase tickets click here.

When: August 22, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Start chipping away at the mountain of textile waste by repurposing your old t-shirts into a useful crocheted rug. 

This is a BYOB & TS event. Bring your favorite beverage and 5-6 old t-shirts (we'll have some shirts if you need them). Participants enjoying alcoholic beverages must be 21. Crochet hooks provided. No prior crochet experience required.

For more information and to purchase tickets click here.