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Yoga for Tuesday, Decmber 11th has been moved to the Bob Kirby Branch.

General Info

Classes are held inside the Idea Lab @ Bob Kirby. All classes are free unless stated otherwise. Classes should last between 45 min to 1 hr (except pottery sessions).

For more information about the lab, please visit our Idea Lab page.

Idea Lab class sizes are limited. Registration is required for all classes. Classes are designed for adults & teens.

Download a PDF list of classes: December

Pottery Crash Course

During this stand-alone, 1.5 hour class, you will learn all the steps involved in creating a project using clay. You will handle clay (but not on the wheel) and create a piece that will be fired.

Material cost: $2 + tax. Registration required. 

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Monday, December 3: 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Ages 18+)

Tuesday, December 4: 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Ages 18+)

Wednesday, December 5: 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. (Ages 13+)

Intro to the Sewing Machine

An introduction to the basic operations of our Brother sewing machine. Registration required. Ages 13+.

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Thursday, December 6 @ 4 p.m.

Intro to Pottery

This intro to pottery series includes a brief introduction to hand building and wheel throwing. All participants will create and glaze their own pieces before being fired in the kiln. Please be sure you can attend all three dates and times listed.

Fridays @ 12 p.m. : December 7 (3 hrs), December 14 (2.5 hrs), December 21 (2 hrs)

Materials cost is $5 + tax. Registration required. Ages 18+.

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Fridays, December 7, 14, & 21 @ 12 p.m.

Intro to the Tabletop CNC Router

An introduction to the Carvey tabletop CNC router and the Easel software.
Registration required. Ages 13+.

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Monday, December 10 @ 6 p.m.

Using Vinyl for Stenciling

This class is an introduction to using the vinyl cutter to create stencils for textiles, wood, and more.
Registration required. Ages 13+.

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Friday, December 14 @ 3:30 p.m.

Creating a Custom Shirt with Iron-on Vinyl

Learn how to make a custom shirt by cutting heat transfer vinyl and using a heat press.
Registration required. Ages 13+.

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Monday, December 17 @ 6 p.m.

Design & Carve: Ornaments with the Tabletop CNC Router

In this class you will learn how to carve and create a simple holiday ornament. Basic computer skills are necessary. Previous experience with the Carvey CNC router and Easel software are a plus.
Registration required. Ages 13+.

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Tuesday, December 18 @ 6 p.m.

Intro to Embroidery: Holiday Style

An introduction to the basics of embroidery and the Brother Persona machine. Registration required. Ages 13+.

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Wednesday, December 19 @ 1 p.m.

Exploring Home Decor for the 3D Printer

In this class you’ll learn how to download 3D models from file-sharing databases such as Thingiverse, how to modify and add to those files using Tinkercad, and how to submit a 3D file to be printed in the Idea Lab.
Registration required. Ages 13+.

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Thursday, December 20 @ 3:30 p.m.