New September + October Classes Posted!
Happy birthday to the asteroid Pandora 55! It was discovered in 1858 by George Mary Seale at the Dudley Observatory up near Albany. While Pandora 55 isn’t all too fun by itself, the list of notable asteroids on Wikipedia makes for a good read.
End of Summer Classes
Produce A Runway Show - put on a budget show that looks anything but Tuesday, September 11
Online Boutique Basics - the ins and outs of getting your online store up and running Thursday, September 13
Crafts & Skills
Flipbooks! - a gentle entrance into the world of bookbinding Tuesday, September 18
Bike Tube Projects: The Silver Lining of Flat Tires - turn your old tubes into an awesome rubber pouch Monday, September 24
Parenting: New Theories, Old Wives’ Tales, and Good Advice - parenting’s tough; we’ll sort through the 1 million theories on everything from feeding to sleep Monday, September 24
How to Play Chess - Part II - now that you’ve got the basics down, develop your winning strategy starts on Tuesday, September 25
Storytelling 201: Storytelling Workshop - looking to refine and craft your stories for the stage? (or to steal the scene at parties?) Start here. starts on Thursday, September 27
How to Write a Grant Proposal - how to approach an often-scary task starts on Tuesday, October 2
Manage Your Gmail Inbox - keep your email from taking over your life Wednesday, October 10
Interactive Art Workshop - create interactive performing and visual art for all ages starts on Saturday, October 13
Food & Drink
End-of-Summer BBQ at Bat Haus - eat hamburgers and play jenga with us in Bushwick Saturday, September 15
Urban Hearth Cooking: Campfire Cuisine Beyond Hotdogs - become a better cook, whether it’s over an open flame or in your kitchen Sunday, September 16
Master Class: Vermouth & Martinis - stirred, actually. not shaken. Monday, September 17
Mochi Gets Made - the secrets of homemade mochi making Thursday, October 4
Intro to Home Canning - walk through the process and make your own to take homemultiple dates
Majority Rules? - A Look at Controversial Presidential Elections - tis the season for the Electoral College Wednesday, September 12
Ha Ha Hmm…: Thinking VERY deeply about comedy - a new monthly class on the history of stand-up, sketch and improv comedy. Tuesday, September 18
Architecture & Film: Memory - the second installment of our series on the relationship between film and the built environment Thursday, September 27
Reading and Writing Rilke - unwrapping a young poet starts on Thursday, October 4
Tech & Design
SEO for WordPress - get those Googlers Tuesday, September 18
HTML & CSS for You and Me - a six-hour crash course in the skin and bones of the internet multiple evening sessions
Design Gym - use the design process to tackle any real world problem starts on Friday, September 21
The Masters of Social Gastronomy Get Shelved: Preservatives & Convenience Food - September 25
Convenience food’s evil, right? Perhaps you’ll change your tune after this month’sMasters of Social Gastronomy lectures.
Soma will unwrap our love/hate relationship with modern preservatives, and examine why we like to think keeping our food safe might kill us in the end. You’ll learn to read the small print of food labeling with terrifying ease.
Meanwhile, Sarah will present her Ode to Convenience Food in Three Parts: How Convenience Food Won the Civil War; How Convenience Food Almost Killed Us at the Turn of the Century; and How Convenience Food Liberated the Modern Woman.
Tuesday, September 25, Public Assembly (70 North 6th Street), RSVP recommended
End-of-Summer BBQ - September 15
Last, but definitely not least, we’d like to invite you all to our end-of-summer BBQ this Saturday at Bat Haus Coworking in Bushwick. We’ll play board games, eat lots of burgers, and enjoy a lovely backyard.
Space is limited, so be sure to get your tickets now!
Soma & Jen