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See what one red envelope can do for so many...When nonprofit organizations on the Island need something made, they often come to BARN. And your gift through the annual One Call for All fund drive makes it possible! Here's just one story of how your gift makes a difference to local nonprofits, craftsmen, artisans, and makers.

Hyla Middle School’s students needed a ball bin to keep the balls in one place and to keep them safe from the elements outside. In the picture above, the students, after designing a bin, worked closely with the BARN woodworkers to build their design. They even sewed the letters on the fabric flaps covering the holes for the balls in BARN's Fiber Arts studio.

Your gift, multiplied by BARN staff and volunteers, helps make assistance like this available to Island organizations. Please make your gift today. You’ll keep BARN’s community center for artisans and makers open to everyone who would like to take a class, work on a project, or share their knowledge.

Youth Maker Mondays: Poetry Circle (Ages 12-18)
How can poetry help us process and express the challenges of modern life? We'll read young poets such as Sarah Kay and Tommy Pico to help answer this question, and then write and share our own poems in various free-verse forms. 3 sessions, starts Nov 29. Register>

Try It! Stamped Mandala Pendant, December 3
Make your own unique mandala pendant to take home or give as a gift. You'll learn how to use geometric symbol stamping tools to create a pattern on metal. No experience needed, and all materials and tools will be provided. Register>

Try It! Make a Charcuterie Board, December 4
Make a charcuterie board or cutting board shaped like a leaf, a pig, or whatever catches your imagination. This class will introduce you to the joys of working with wood - no experience needed. Beginner or pro, you'll take home a giftable board. Register>

Easy Holiday Brunch (Bring One Guest for Free!), December 16
A holiday brunch doesn't need to be stressful. In this class you'll learn to make a Sour Cream Nutella Coffee Cake, a hot chocolate mix, and a Spiced Cranberry Simple Syrup for easy champagne cocktails. Any of these items would make a nice gift! Register >

More Classes and Events!

Laser 101: Intro to Laser Cutter Operations
ELECTRONIC & TECHNICAL ARTS - Saturday, November 20, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM 

Welding: MIG #2
METAL FABRICATION - Saturday, November 20, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM 

Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2
WOODSHOP - Sunday, November 21, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 1
WOODSHOP - Monday, November 22, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM 

How to Frame a Picture
WOODSHOP - 3 sessions, Mondays, November 22 & 29, and Tuesday, November 30, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM 

Wood Lathe Tool Sharpening
WOODSHOP - Monday, November 22, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

Machine Shop: Studio Orientation
METAL FABRICATION - Monday, November 22, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM 

Machine Shop: Introduction to the CNC Lathe
METAL FABRICATION - Tuesday, November 23, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

Info Session For: Creating Holiday Gifts with Digital Tools and Designing for 3D Digital Tools (Free Online Event)
ELECTRONIC & TECHNICAL ARTS - Tuesday, November 23, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM 

Laser 102: An In-depth look at LightBurn for the Laser Cutter
ELECTRONIC & TECHNICAL ARTS - Saturday, November 27, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM 

DIY e-Bike SIG (Free Online Event)
ELECTRONIC & TECHNICAL ARTS - Sunday, November 28, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM 

Welding: TIG #1 & #2
METAL FABRICATION - Sunday, November 29, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2
WOODSHOP - Monday, November 29, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM 

Youth Maker Mondays: Jewelry Holiday Gifts (Ages 12-16)
JEWELRY - 3 sessions, Mondays, November 29, December 6 and 13, 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM 

Youth Maker Mondays: Gift it!! (Ages 12-16)
FIBER - 3 sessions, Mondays, November 29, December 6 and 13, 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM 

Youth Maker Mondays: Poetry Circle (Ages 12-18)
WRITERS- 3 sessions, Mondays, November 29, December 6 and 13, 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Intermediate Woodworking: Build a Project
WOODSHOP - 7 sessions beginning November 29, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 

CNC 103: Making Inlays using VCarve Pro and CNC Router
ETA & WOODSHOP - 2 sessions, Monday, November 29 and Tuesday, November 30, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

Machine Shop: Using the CNC Mill like a Manual Machine
METAL FABRICATION - 2 sessions, Monday, November 29 and Thursday, December 2, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM 

Wood for Turners
WOODSHOP - Tuesday, November 30, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

Try It! Make Your Own Nut (Learn To Make Threads)
METAL FABRICATION - Tuesday, November 30, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

Machine Shop: Introduction to the CNC Mill
METAL FABRICATION - Tuesday, November 30, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

Seasonal Tea Blending
KITCHEN - Wednesday, December 1, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM 

Creating Holiday Gifts Using Digital Tools
ELECTRONIC & TECHNICAL ARTS - 2 sessions, Wednesday, December 1 and Friday, December 3, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Intermediate Casting in the Foundry (Off-site)
METAL FABRICATION - Thursday, December 2, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 

First Pages Critique with Lynn Brunelle, Maureen McQuerry, and Megan Chance (Online)
WRITERS- Thursday, December 2, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM 

Try it! Jewelry: Beaded Hoop Earrings
JEWELRY - Friday, December 3, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Woodworking First Fridays: Talk with a Pro Open Studio
WOODSHOP - Friday, December 3, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Introduction to the CNC Plasma Cutter
METAL FABRICATION - Friday, December 3, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Try it! Jewelry: Stamped Mandala Pendant
JEWELRY - Friday, December 3, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 

Cutting Designs with BARN's CNC Plasma Cutter and Fusion 360
METAL FABRICATION - Friday, December 3, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Try It! Make a Charcuterie Board
WOODSHOP - Saturday, December 4, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Make a Furoshiki Gift Wrapping Cloth with the Shibaguyz (Online)
FIBER - 2 sessions, Saturday, December 4 and Sunday, December 5, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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BARN (Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network) is the center for craft and invention on Bainbridge Island. Studios include Electronic and Technical Arts, Fiber Arts, Glass Arts, Jewelry & Fine Metals, Kitchen Arts, Media Arts & BCB, Metal Fabrication, Print & Book Arts, Woodworking and Small Boat Building, and Writers. BainbridgeBARN.org.

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