Apr 30, 2016 Saturday

How to Write Right

1:00p.m. to 2:30p.m.
Trade School Indy
1125 Brookside Ave
Indianapolis US

You will become aware of the many mistakes writers make when using ambiguous terms and phrases such as led/lead and cut up food/cut food up. You will also become aware of words that are mispronounced and will probably be misspelled. This will be primarily discussion rather than creative writing as this is designed to bring awareness of mistakes to avoid!

Bring one of the following:
*I have attended a training and arranged with Trade School to be the class volunteer
a local or handmade surprise
animal shelter cleaning supplies: paper towels, bleach, detergent, etc.
cat litter
dog/cat food
old towels
something else you'd like to offer (my contact info is in the registration email)

About the teacher, Petra Ritchie

Petra Ritchie was a proofreader/editor at the Indianapolis Business Journal in its Contract Publishing Division. Before that, she was a researcher in the Editorial Department. After 17 years with the IBJ, she retired and is pursuing long-delayed other interests.

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May 2, 2016 Monday

Odd Monday Knitters

6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Trade School Indy
1125 Brookside Ave
Indianapolis US

This is a social knitting group for those who have basic knitting skills where you can come to enjoy each others' company while you learn more advanced techniques, improve your skills, or just come to knit in a supportive group atmosphere. We can also explore the many charitable opportunities out there that need knitters. This group is guided by you. We only have a sign-up so we can reserve the space and have some idea how many will be there!

Bring one of the following:
All of the above
Enthusiasm!
Questions!
Show and Tell!
Tips and Tricks!

About the teacher, Teresa Gregory

Teresa is a life-long learner. She thinks she inherited this from her father. Curiosity has driven her to read “how-to” books; attend classes through IUPUI, the library, and other venues; study YouTube videos; and try new things without fear. Patience has helped her accomplish things that she didn't think she could do. Dyslexia gives her a different view of life. Her taste is eclectic. She found Trade School through a friend and since then has attended numerous classes. She is very impressed with the concept of Trade School, describing it as kind of a modern day take on a third world concept that has been successful for decades. She is thrilled to be a part of this.

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May 5, 2016 Thursday
(Full)

Eastern Indian Cooking

6:00p.m. to 7:30p.m.
Trade School Indy
1125 Brookside Ave
Indianapolis US

This Eastern India cooking class will teach you about different flavors and recipes of traditional Indian dishes. You will see a demonstration of one of the following dishes: lentil soup, curried potatoes, or spicy garbanzo beans.

Bring one of the following:
*I have attended a training and arranged with Trade School to be the class volunteer
Cake or chocolate chip cookies
Cauliflowers, potatoes, or radishes
coffee drink mix or tea
Onions, peppers, garlics, or tomatoes
Pears, grapes, or strawberries
something else you'd like to offer (my contact info is in the registration email)

About the teacher, Rumman Ali

Rumman Ali is an artist, cook, and philosopher at heart. She likes to indulge in anything aesthetically pleasing. She has been cooking at home or on campus for her husband and friends for the last 12 years since she came to study at Winona State University, MN. She was born in India and learned her cooking skills from her mother, aunts, and domestic maids while growing up.

May 9, 2016 Monday

Basics of Home Buying

6:00p.m. to 7:30p.m.
Trade School Indy
1125 Brookside Ave
Indianapolis US

You probably keep hearing people say things like “Now is the time to buy!” and “Why pay that much in rent when you could be in your own home?” The truth is – interest rates are low, and it is a great time to purchase a home! We want to make sure you know exactly how the process goes – from getting pre-qualified to closing and getting the keys handed over to you! We are lending, real estate and insurance professionals and want to help you as you embark on the exciting journey of home ownership! In this class, you will learn the basics of the home buying process, as well as helpful tips and things to consider! Even if you already own a home, we have valuable tips and best practices to make sure that your next purchase is smooth and stress-free! If you are an existing homeowner, feel free to bring a copy of your latest mortgage statement or insurance declaration page and we are happy to review and give advice! *Our class is accepting barter items that will be donated to the Legacy House. The Legacy House is an organization that provides free support and counseling services for adults and children who are victims of violence. They work with people from all walks of life who are facing a variety of challenges. We will have a representative from the organization at our class so you can learn more!

Bring one of the following:
*I have attended a training and arranged with Trade School to be the class volunteer
Art supplies including brushes, paints, 8 X 10 canvases, washable markers, construction paper, glue sticks, fabric markers and paints, fabric glue, stickers (especially butterflies), ribbons (all colors for decorating art) and so on
Books (Adult novels, children’s novels, children’s picture books, humor books, board books to give to parents of toddlers)
Boxes of tissues
Cases of small bottled water
Coffee and Tea and Hot Chocolate (assorted), individual creamers, 8-oz cups with lids, sugar and sweetener packets (for lobby coffee station).
New Hats, scarves, or mittens for children
Personal and wall calendars (2016) for clients to keep appointments.
School Supplies (paper, pencils, book bags, etc.)
Toys, Puzzles and Games, especially children’s board games
Writing journals

About the teacher, Kim Mathews

Kimberly Irving began her career in the mortgage industry over 15 years ago. She prides herself in providing borrowers of all credit grades with loans that are tailored to fit their individual financial needs. Clients looking to purchase a new home or refinance existing homes can count on her to analyze credit, income and assets to be sure she meets their needs and investor guidelines. In her free time, Kimberly enjoys spending time with her husband and four children. Joe Smith is a full time Realtor working in Indianapolis and the surrounding areas. His experience includes millions of dollars in closed transactions and graduating at the top of his class with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. As a Certified Negotiation Expert, he specializes in helping home buyers find their dream home while also achieving better results and control throughout the transaction. In his free time, Joe enjoys playing with his two amazing daughters and relaxing at the park. Kim Mathews has 5 years of insurance experience and 3 years of experience running an independent agency. She works with over 15 different companies and is able to shop rates through a variety of carriers. She is adamant about empowering her clients and prospects through education and encourages them to ask questions about anything that does not make sense. She has a black lab mix named Rigsby, and in her free time she enjoys traveling and camping.

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May 10, 2016 Tuesday

Knitting 101

6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Trade School Indy
1125 Brookside Ave
Indianapolis US

A beginner's introduction to knitting spread out over three classes. We'll be making basic dishcloths so you'll have something to take home by the end. In session 101 you'll learn the basics of casting on and the the knit stitch. Knitting needles and basic yarns will be provided, but you should feel free to bring your own if you have them.

Bring one of the following:
*I have attended a training and arranged with Trade School to be the class volunteer
A lesson in a skill you have - guitar, spinning, watercolor painting, etc. (my contact info is in the registration email)
A local or handmade surprise
A piece of vintage pyrex
something else you'd like to offer (my contact info is in the registration email)
Your favorite local beer

About the teacher, Johanna Blume

Johanna is a museum curator, curious wanderer, and lover of all things wild and strange. Her favorite hands on activities include knitting, cross stitch, home canning, and pie baking.

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May 11, 2016 Wednesday

Knitting 102

6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Trade School Indy
1125 Brookside Ave
Indianapolis US

A beginner's introduction to knitting spread out over three classes. We'll be making basic dishcloths so you'll have something to take home by the end. In session 102 we'll continue practicing the knit stitch by working on the dish cloths. Knitting needles and basic yarns will be provided, but you should feel free to bring your own if you have them.

Bring one of the following:
*I have attended a training and arranged with Trade School to be the class
A lesson in a skill you have - guitar, spinning, watercolor painting, etc. ((my contact info is in the registration email)
A local or handmade surprise
A piece of vintage pyrex
something else you'd like to offer (my contact info is in the registration email)
Your favorite local beer

About the teacher, Johanna Blume

Johanna is a museum curator, curious wanderer, and lover of all things wild and strange. Her favorite hands on activities include knitting, cross stitch, home canning, and pie baking.

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May 12, 2016 Thursday

Knitting 103

6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Trade School Indy
1125 Brookside Ave
Indianapolis US

A beginner's introduction to knitting spread out over three classes. We'll be making basic dishcloths so you'll have something to take home by the end. In session 103 we'll finish up the dish cloths and learn binding off. Knitting needles and basic yarns will be provided, but you should feel free to bring your own if you have them.

Bring one of the following:
*I have attended a training and arranged with Trade School to be the class volunteer
A lesson in a skill you have - guitar, spinning, watercolor painting, etc. (my contact info is in the registration email)
A local or handmade surprise
A piece of vintage pyrex
something else you'd like to offer (my contact info is in the registration email)
Your favorite local beer

About the teacher, Johanna Blume

Johanna is a museum curator, curious wanderer, and lover of all things wild and strange. Her favorite hands on activities include knitting, cross stitch, home canning, and pie baking.

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May 13, 2016 Friday

Fondant Cupcake Toppers

6:00p.m. to 7:30p.m.
Trade School Indy
1125 Brookside Ave
Indianapolis US

Have you ever wanted to experiment with fondant but have been too intimidated to try? Well, this class is just for you! We'll spend the evening applying simple, yet impactful, designs to fondant discs that "sit pretty" atop cupcakes. Techniques covered will include basic hand painting, stamping, punching, and piping. Students participating in this fun and hands-on class will learn the basics of working with fondant and walk away inspired to unleash their creativity on their next sweet treat! Bring a pair of scissors if you care to share. All other supplies will be provided by the instructor.

Bring one of the following:
*I have attended a training and arranged with Trade School to be the class volunteer
a bottle of local wine
a local or handmade surprise
a personal development book from home
cake mix
gardening help during Spring 2016 (Pike Township area)
local free-range eggs
something else you'd like to offer (my contact info is in the registration email)

About the teacher, Asia Coffee

A native of Indianapolis, Asia Coffee is a commercial interior designer by profession who loves to decorate cakes and teach cake decorating classes in her spare time. She has been decorating for family and friends for five years and has been teaching for three years as a certified Wilton Method Instructor. Asia is passionate about cake decorating and is looking forward to the exciting opportunity to share her knowledge with others through Trade School!

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May 14, 2016 Saturday

Running for People that Hate Running

10:30a.m. to 12:00p.m.
Trade School Indy
1125 Brookside Ave
Indianapolis US

Does signing up for that 5k with friends sound fun but also give you bad flashbacks to high school gym? This class is for you. In this class we will be learn about how to get started with walking and running. We will be covering different running plans for beginners, the jargon you need to know, how to buy your first running shoes, picking your first race and more. You will also be provided with a list of resources for runners in Indianapolis.

Bring one of the following:
*I have attended a training and arranged with Trade School to be the class volunteer
a book you love with a note why
a surprise from a local business
local fruits/ veggies
potted succulent
running nutrition (gels, beans, gummies, etc.)
something else you'd like to offer (my contact info is in the registration email)

About the teacher, Darcy Marlett

Darcy Marlett is the world's least likely runner. An asthmatic who once failed 1st grade gym she has now run over 500 miles and participated in 14 races including the Nike Women's Half Marathon in San Francisco. When not running she is a non-profit communications director, home cook, and avid volunteer around Indy.

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May 16, 2016 Monday

Odd Monday Knitters

6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Trade School Indy
1125 Brookside Ave
Indianapolis US

This is a social knitting group for those who have basic knitting skills where you can come to enjoy each others' company while you learn more advanced techniques, improve your skills, or just come to knit in a supportive group atmosphere. We can also explore the many charitable opportunities out there that need knitters. This group is guided by you. We only have a sign-up so we can reserve the space and have some idea how many will be there!

Bring one of the following:
All of the above
Enthusiasm!
Questions!
Show and Tell!
Tips and Tricks!

About the teacher, Teresa Gregory

Teresa is a life-long learner. She thinks she inherited this from her father. Curiosity has driven her to read “how-to” books; attend classes through IUPUI, the library, and other venues; study YouTube videos; and try new things without fear. Patience has helped her accomplish things that she didn't think she could do. Dyslexia gives her a different view of life. Her taste is eclectic. She found Trade School through a friend and since then has attended numerous classes. She is very impressed with the concept of Trade School, describing it as kind of a modern day take on a third world concept that has been successful for decades. She is thrilled to be a part of this.

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Jun 2, 2016 Thursday

Summer Classes Launch

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

Want to meet our teachers and learn more about Trade School? Want to check out our NEW venue? Want to find out what classes will be offered this summer? Join us for a special Summer Class Launch at our new space with our teachers and YOU! Light bites and complimentary beverages will be provided, along with plenty of opportunities to meet interesting people and engage with Trade School. There is no cost to this event - but we are 100% supported by your PWYC memberships! We look forward to seeing you!

Bring one of the following:
a pay-what-you-can membership
interest in organizing with us (we'll send you more info!)
nonperishable snacks for our new space
snacks to share at the event
your curiosity
your enthusiasm

About the teacher, Trade School Indianapolis

We are members that love and organize Trade School!

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