learn by doing

We offer hands-on, informal learning experiences in low-pressure settings for participants to discover how to repair, reuse and upcycle, DIY, and create. Our classes and family-friendly workshops are designed for homeowners and renters, families, college students, and community members alike, interested in honing these valuable skills while also expressing your individuality.


If you haven’t had the chance to learn these skills –  you are not alone! Join us!


Check our Class and Workshop calendar below to see upcoming opportunities. Toolbox Tactics repair and do-it-yourself classes are pre-registration only. Monthly Make it! workshops are drop-in events. Pricing and registration information is detailed within each individual event.

Make it! Bike Windchimes + Repair Pop Up

Join Shift Community Cycles at BRING for a pedal-powered adventure. Turn old gears into soothing sounds by upcycling old bike parts into charming windchimes. And don't forget to swing by the Bike Repair Pop-up for a quick tune-up, which includes shared knowledge from the bike experts on how to repair and maintain your bike for years to come. This is a family-friendly, drop-in ... Read more


Make it! Workshop: Planter Boxes

Participants learn how to build cedar planter boxes using pre-cut and pre-drilled kits. This is a family-friendly skill-building workshop.

$5 – $10

Make it! Terrariums

Craft miniature ecosystems using repurposed glass containers, gleaned natural elements, and other discarded materials.

$10 – $15

Make it! Solar Ovens

Unleash your creativity while learning about sustainable energy solutions. Using discarded and reusable building materials, craft your very own solar oven, harnessing the power of the sun to cook delicious treats.

$10 – $15