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Rain Barrels  |  Get a Room!  |  Weatherization  |  Carpentry For Women



[SOLD OUT] Just Add Water - DIY Rain Barrels

Did you know that for every inch of rain that falls on a 1,000 sq. ft. roof there's roughly 600 gallons of water going down the drain!?!? Rain barrels are an efficient way to catch some of that water and store it for future use! In this workshop, you’ll use basic hand and power tools to construct your own rain barrel, learn how to harvest rainwater from your roof, store it, and use it in your landscaping.

When: Jan. 10, 2018 - 6:00pm-8:00pm
Cost: $25 (Includes rain barrel & hardware)
Instructor: Ken Gosling


[sold out] Get a Room! - Building Homes for the Birds and the Bees

Join us to learn how to attract a wide variety of cavity-nesting birds to your yard as well as some essential pollinators! Construct and take home a simple birdhouse or a solitary Mason Bee home in this 2 hour workshop.

When: Jan. 18, 2018 - 5:30pm-7:30pm
Cost: $15 (Includes materials)
Instructors: French & Wilcoxson



It doesn’t matter if you own it or you rent it, join us as we partner with the City of Talent in providing you with inexpensive ways to DIY weatherize your apartment, mobile home, or house. You’ll walk away from this workshop with some ways to save money, save energy, and stay warm when the weather gets chilly. 

When: January 21, 2018 - 5:30pm-7:30pm
Cost: FREE
Instructor: Connor Shields, Energy Efficiency Coordinator, City of Talent


[sold out] Intro to Carpentry for Women

Come join us for this workshop designed specifically with beginners in mind! This will be a supportive and fun learning environment for women to develop basic carpentry skills. You will learn how to accurately cut and assemble pieces to make your own storage crate. You’ll use multiple tools for this one (table saw, miter saw, drills) and be well on your way to other cool projects.

When: January 28, 2018 - 1:00pm-4:00pm
Cost: $50 (Includes materials)

Instructors: John Weston & Alli French


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