Jun 26, 2017 Monday

Essential Oils Introduction

6:30p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

Did you know that not all essential oils are equal? In this class, you will learn how to use essential oils SAFELY, the benefits of essential oils for your family, and living a toxin free life! I will briefly talk about the FDA and their regulations with essential oils. You will have a chance to taste, smell and experience the benefits of using essential oils.

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
garden fresh vegetables
homemade bread
landscaping ideas
local honey
surprise me!

About the teacher, Dawn Webb

Dawn has been using essential oils for her and her family for nearly 8 years. Over the last two years she has been more intentional on removing all toxins from her home and living a healthier, toxin-free life for her family. Her passion is to educate others about essential oils, unknown toxins, and to help encourage others to start on their own wellness journey! She enjoys spending time with her husband and four kids. Her favorite thing about teaching is when she sees her students really "get it".

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Jun 28, 2017 Wednesday

Home Sellers Workshop

6:30p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

This workshop was created to assist homeowners in successfully selling their home for the most amount of money, in the least amount of time and under the most favorable terms for the seller. If you are considering selling your home this spring, this course will save you time and money! We will cover pricing your home, staging your home for a successful sale and most importantly the 10 most common mistakes sellers make that cost them thousands of dollars.

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
2 or 3 of your favorite recipes
a book that changed your life (tell me why)
homemade baked goods/food
local beer
surprise me!

About the teacher, Jason Snider

Jason's love and passion for real estate began at a young age, and he's been actively involved with Real Estate for over 20 years. He is a proud member of the Litz Real Estate team and is currently involved with several National Real Estate Master Mind groups throughout the country. His real estate career includes experience in construction, renovation, developing, home inspection, appraising and sales. In his free time he enjoys building custom furniture, wood working, cooking and spending time with his family

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Jul 1, 2017 Saturday
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

We've all probably heard the words "Ottoman Empire" and "sultans" at some point in our lives, but the forming of the modern Middle East is skipped over for the most part in history classes. This class will take a historical approach to examining how the Middle East evolved from the Ottoman Empire to the borders we see on world maps today. You will also be introduced to what colonialism has to do with forming borders, and how this causes conflict in the Middle East today.

Bring one of the following:
"Spa day" (bubble bath, nail polish, face mask, etc)
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
A blanket (dark green or blue preferably)
Anything antique or vintage
Baked goods
Coffee
Home/dorm room decor
New/lightly used camping or hiking gear
Tea

About the teacher, Sarah Ertelt

Sarah is a senior at DePauw University. Her major is Religious Studies, and is a member of Theta Alpha Kappa, the National Religious Studies Honors Society. She is also a part of the Honors Scholar program at DePauw, and studies ethics at the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics. Last semester she taught Introduction to World Religions and she can't wait to have great discussion on a more specific topics course!

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Jul 9, 2017 Sunday

The Art of No

3:30p.m. to 5:00p.m.
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

Are you feeling a little burned out? Do you find that things you love to do are now a bit of a drag? Finding it challenging not to over-commit yourself? Perhaps you need some magic! Allow me to introduce you to the magic word: "No!" Come learn about the Art of No! • Why people have a hard time saying No • People to whom we have trouble saying No • Approaches and strategies for saying No and making it stick • Why the "Soft No" is dangerous • How to respond when someone doesn't respect your No • …and lots more! I’ve put this class together mostly out of (painful!) personal experience – learn how to avoid my mistakes!

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
A snack to share with the class
Any homemade item
Non-perishable food (for donation to food pantry)
Toiletry item (for donation to food pantry)
Your favorite cute animal picture or meme

About the teacher, Kathy Anderson

Kathy Anderson is a Business Analyst by trade. Outside work, she is an overactive hobbyist interested in medieval history (especially recreating feasts from all over Europe), henna (history, chemistry and application), cooking and baking, 16th century Ottoman clothing and culture and lots more! She lives in Brownsburg with her husband Chris, where they own two dogs and are staff to five cats.

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Jul 10, 2017 Monday

Homebuyers Workshop

6:30p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

This workshop was created to give potential homebuyers a basic overview to help better understand the home buying process and how it works. Buying a home will more than likely be the biggest purchase you will ever make. This is why it is VERY important to educate and prepare yourself as much as possible. DON'T MAKE THE SAME COSTLY MISTAKES THAT OTHER HOMEBUYERS DO!

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
2 or 3 of your favorite recipes
a book that changed your life (tell me why)
homemade baked goods/food
local beer
surprise me!

About the teacher, Jason Snider

Jason's love and passion for real estate began at a young age, and he's been actively involved with Real Estate for over 20 years. He is a proud member of the Litz Real Estate team and is currently involved with several National Real Estate Master Mind groups throughout the country. His real estate career includes experience in construction, renovation, developing, home inspection, appraising and sales. In his free time he enjoys building custom furniture, wood working, cooking and spending time with his family

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Jul 11, 2017 Tuesday
(Full)

Dreamcatchers!

6:30p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

Learn to make a dreamcatcher! Bring an embroidery hoop or something circular with a hole in the middle to get started. You will learn a simple weaving technique to make the inner web, and then can decorate it with trinkets, ribbons, and old fabric. I encourage you to "bring your own trinkets" if there is something especially meaningful to you that you would like to include (example: a set of antique buttons from a family member), but a variety of buttons, beads, feathers, ribbons, and patterned fabric will be provided!

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
a surprise!
antique buttons or other tiny antique trinkets
anything round (ie. an antique circular shaped picture frame)
colorful/patterned vintage or used clothing in any size
local craft beer (no IPAs)
shareable homemade baked good (bring the recipe, too!)
wildflowers to dry or interesting plants that would look beautiful dried

About the teacher, Mir Vogel

Mir is a lover of the little things in life, finding joy in what sometimes goes unnoticed. She draws, paints, creates, pulls espresso shots, and is a proud momma of a rad cat with stellar eyes.

Jul 12, 2017 Wednesday
(Full)

Social Media for Makers & Artists

6:30p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

When you're a maker or artist, let's face it - you don't have a ton of money to spend on advertising. So how do you get your name out there and build your brand? One way is social media. But where to start?! In this class, you'll learn how to create your very own social media plan tailored to your personal business goals, as well as tips and tricks to take your posts (and reach) to the next level. The instructor, Kim Shrack of Manayunk Calligraphy, can personally attest to the impact social media has made on her business - including how it got her a partnership with Anthropologie and an opportunity to work with The Bachelorette! Get ready to take your social media up a notch - hope to see you there!

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
Diapers - newborn to size 3 (these would be the BEST!)
Freezable crockpot meal
Homemade or locally-made candles
Natural/organic baby bath items
Thank you cards & envelopes

About the teacher, Kimberly Shrack

Kimberly Shrack is the calligrapher and owner behind Manayunk Calligraphy. She started her Etsy shop in 2012 and was able to leave her "day-job" in public relations in 2014 to pursue her passion full-time. She wants you to be able to do the same! Her work is available in stores across the country, and has been featured in US Weekly, Martha Stewart Weddings, Live with Kelly & Michael, BUST Magazine, Indianapolis Monthly and more.

Jul 16, 2017 Sunday

Beginner card making class

3:30p.m. to 5:00p.m.
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

You will learn basic skills for creating handmade cards. We will discuss recommendations for basic tools (where to find them and the cost), different techniques for card making, and where to find creative ideas. You will make 2 cards. All materials for the cards including envelopes will be provided

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
A handmade craft
A nice bottle of white wine
A scented candle
Anything with a paw print on it
Homemade baked goods

About the teacher, Corinna Rettig

Corie moved to Indianapolis in 1988; before that she was an Army brat, then an Army wife so she has either lived or passed thru most countries on the planet. She has done paper crafting for over 15 years and while she enjoys all aspects of it, her niche is card making. She makes cards for all occasions. She is also a part of dog rescue thru the Humane Society and because of that has 4 dogs of her own.

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Jul 17, 2017 Monday

Monthly Check-In Meeting

6:30p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

We will be checking in about the status of classes, members, facilitators, classroom space, Rabble partnership, etc. Members interested in becoming more involved can e-mail indianapolis@tradeschool.coop for more information!

Bring one of the following:
* a pay-what-you-can membership
* a pledge to volunteer by facilitating a class (we'll send you info!)
* just YOURSELF, along with your enthusiasm & smile!
ideas or participation
nonperishable food items for Trade School

About the teacher, Trade School Indy

Trade School is a non-traditional learning community that runs on barter. We celebrate local wisdom, mutual respect, and the social nature of exchange.

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Jul 18, 2017 Tuesday
(Full)

Leather + Tyvek Earrings

6:30p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

Have you heard of Tyvek? Its a fantastic material used for everything from shipping bags, to hazmat suits, to wrapping houses. Using this material along with reclaimed leather we will create unique earrings. I will provide enough materials to for each student to make two pairs. I will show you how to find Tyvek, what to do with it and why I think it is SO COOL. I promise to share all my resources!

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
health snack
locally roasted coffee
produce from your garden
your favorite book and a note why
your favorite bottle of wine

About the teacher, Danielle Reed

Danielle is a local crochet designer who loves to teach.

Jul 19, 2017 Wednesday
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

Reduce and avoid toxins in our everyday products. In this class you will learn why certain daily products are poisoning our bodies. We will make a couple of products and go home with a list of ingredients and recipes to make your own at home. Bring your own ingredients if you would like to make the products in the class. I will list the ingredients soon.

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
a surprise
empty egg cartons
extra produce from your backyard garden
tiny garden figurines - fairies, mushrooms, frogs...
your own recipes or health tips

About the teacher, Stacey Davis

Stacey believes that food, physical fitness and joy are everything in life.

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Jul 23, 2017 Sunday

Continuous Brew Kombucha

3:30p.m. to 5:00p.m.
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

This class is for you if you love kombucha, but don't love the $4+ price tag per drink. Join us to discover how easy it is to make kombucha at home - for pennies per batch - using the continuous brew method.

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
A knitting lesson
Another class
Local craft beer or cider
Local, seasonal vegetables
Native plant starts/transplants
Vinyls (preferably jazz)

About the teacher, Sara Sterley

Sara Sterley and her hilarious husband, Grant, are trying to raise good food, kind kids, and happy chickens at Funky Farms in Noblesville, Indiana. Sara loves books, cooking, gardening, and pretty much anything that gets her outside. She writes about trying to live seasonally at www.sarabytheseason.com.

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Jul 24, 2017 Monday
(Full)

Make a bag out of plastic bags!

6:30p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

Get started on your own reusable plastic bag tote. We will learn how to cut plastic bags, make the yarn, and I will show some basic crochet stitches to get you started on a recycled “plastic bag bag.” A full-sized reusable tote takes more than 50 bags depending on the size and thickness. There will be some plastic sacks provided, but please bring at least 15 to get started. Also, if you have one, bring your own crochet hook, a size J or larger (I will have extras just in case). This is an excellent way to repurpose all the shopping bags piling up around you so they don’t end up in places they shouldn’t!

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
a baked good made by you to share with the group (bring recipe, too!)
a surprise!
antique buttons or other tiny antique trinkets
anything round (ie. an antique circular shaped picture frame)
colorful/patterned vintage or used clothing in any size
local craft beer (no IPAs)
wildflowers to dry or interesting plants that would look beautiful dried

About the teacher, Mir Vogel

Mir is a lover of the little things in life, finding joy in what sometimes goes unnoticed. She draws, paints, creates, pulls espresso shots, and is a proud momma of a rad cat with stellar eyes.

Jul 25, 2017 Tuesday
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

Before visiting Japan and Peru, Joanna set out to learn the basics of Japanese and Spanish. She considered free online games, she considered investing in Rosetta Stone, and throughout her research she discovered a Groupon for "Ear Worms". This company is described as "the most fun way to pick up a language, just by listening to music". The Groupon has since expired, but it offered 2 CDs for $10, so Joanna chose Japanese and Spanish, which will be demoed in class. The music is upbeat and fun, and she now knows over 20 phrases just from a couple of simple songs. https://www.earwormslearning.com/2015learn/japanese/ Come hear about Ear Worms. There will be fun music to listen to, fun quizzes to take, and prizes handed out too! Joanna does not work for Ear Worms and does not receive anything in exchange for holding this class. She is just passionate about music and education!

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
A donation (in any amount) to http://tradeschool.coop/indianapolis/page/membership/
Dark Chocolate
Loose leaf tea
New tea towel or dishtowel
Unsweetened iced tea

About the teacher, Joanna Schreck

Joanna has a habit of getting into too many crafts and hobbies at once. She picked up Mail Art from a Trade School class 3 years ago, and has swapped over 200 pieces since.

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Jul 26, 2017 Wednesday
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

Do you know how to communicate your skills and accomplishments in a concise, impactful way? Do you know how to stand out in an interview? This is a crash course on things you should know and do when applying for a job. We'll talk cover letters, resumes, interviews, and anything else you have questions about! Past students have said: "Kim was well prepared and seemed very knowledgeable. I walked away with very goods tips for the job searching process and would certainly recommend the course to anyone starting to look for another job - or even someone simply wanting to refresh their resume." "The class was great! Kim provided a lot of very helpful tips and valuable insight."

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
Box of tissues
Fresh flowers
Fresh produce
Homemade/locally made bread
Locally roasted coffee

About the teacher, Kim Cui

Kim is a Michigan native who currently works in healthcare finance & analytics. She is passionate about social change, being your authentic self, and adventures.

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Jul 30, 2017 Sunday
(Full)

Yin Yoga for Any Body

3:30p.m. to 5:00p.m.
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

Take 90 mins to stretch, relax, and strengthen yourself. You will be led in meditation & warm up before we start stretching gently, but deeply, your whole body. Movement in class is always slow, steady, and relaxing. Yin yoga is not without work (you will feel the stretches the next day) but you will never be encouraged to push so hard you hurt. This class is for people of any size and shape, without judgement. Modifications are strongly encouraged. Yin yoga is about YOU, not the perfect pose. Please bring a a yoga mat or towel, and a blanket and/or blocks for modifications.

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
cat toys or treats
dangly earrings
dog chew toys or treats
handmade soap
homemade jams/jellies (sweet, savory, or spicy!)
pickled goods (sweet, savory, or spicy!)
single serve coffee pods
tea (bags or loose, any kind will do!)
washcloth/kitchen towel (handmade or purchased)
your best family recipe (on paper, not the food itself)

About the teacher, Athena Bingham

Athena has practiced Yin yoga for two years, and is currently pursuing her yoga teaching certification. She also enjoys hatha yoga, mediation, tea, and coffee. Lots of coffee.

Jul 31, 2017 Monday
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

Have you been interested in making a difference in the realm of public policy advocacy but have no idea how to get started? You’d be surprised how the tools of story and relationship can help you step forward in advocacy, influence the public square, and help make the world an even better place.

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
boxes of kleenex
disposable napkins
non-styrofoam disposable coffee cups
rolls of paper towels
rolls of toilet tissue

About the teacher, Lisa Marchal

Lisa is an eastside resident seasoned in public policy advocacy due to her 8 years of work with an international anti-poverty grassroots advocacy organization. She's also an amateur vocalist, avid traveler, and huge fan of U2.

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Aug 1, 2017 Tuesday
(Almost full)

Fabric Postcards

6:30p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

Using fabric scraps and a few tools you will learn how to create unique fabric postcards that can be sent through regular mail. If you have any scissor you prefer to use, or any fabric you want to incorporate - feel free to bring it to class!

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
homemade soap
local honey
locally roasted coffee
your favorite book and a note why
your favorite bottle of wine

About the teacher, Danielle Reed

Danielle is a local crochet designer who loves to teach.

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Aug 2, 2017 Wednesday
Aug 6, 2017 Sunday
(Full)
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

Succulents are everywhere. There are easy ways to grow and care for these beautiful plants. In this class we will go through the stages of plant growth and easy home care. Everyone will go home with a starter piece to practice what we learn and grow your own plant.

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
a surprise
empty egg cartons
helpful tips on website maintance and building
pretty rocks for table top gardens
tiny garden figurines

About the teacher, Stacey Davis

Stacey believes that food, physical fitness and joy are everything in life.

Aug 7, 2017 Monday
(Full)

Leather + Tyvek Earrings

6:30p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

Have you heard of Tyvek? Its a fantastic material used for everything from shipping bags, to hazmat suits, to wrapping houses. Using this material along with reclaimed leather we will create unique earrings. I will provide enough materials to for each student to make two pairs. I will show you how to find Tyvek, what to do with it and why I think it is SO COOL. I promise to share all my resources!

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
A book you loved and a note why
Healthy snacks for a road trip
Locally roasted coffee
Produce from your garden :)
Your favorite bottle of wine

About the teacher, Danielle Reed

Danielle is a local crochet designer who loves to teach.

Aug 8, 2017 Tuesday
(Full)

Cross Stitch 101

6:30p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

Learn to cross stitch with hands on instruction in a small group setting. A small kit will be provided for you. I will show you how to start your project, as well as provide instruction on finishing. I will share some of my favorite resources and show you how to keep everything organized with your new hobby.

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
handmade soap
health snacks
locally roasted coffee
your favorite book and a note why
your favorite bottle of wine

About the teacher, Danielle Reed

Danielle is a local crochet designer who loves to teach.

Aug 9, 2017 Wednesday
(Full)
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

Maybe you've heard about the elusive "NaNoWriMo" club, or maybe you'd like to challenge your creative writing. Whether you're a seasoned writer or just dipping your toes in putting thoughts to paper, this class will be a sounding board for the creative type. Learn about National Novel Writing Month, take away some creative writing challenges, and surround yourself with like-minded writers.

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
A donation (in any amount) to http://tradeschool.coop/indianapolis/page/membership/
Dark Chocolate
Loose leaf tea
New tea towel or dishtowel
Unsweetened iced tea

About the teacher, Joanna Schreck

Joanna has a habit of getting into too many crafts and hobbies at once. She picked up Mail Art from a Trade School class 3 years ago, and has swapped over 200 pieces since.