Feb 27, 2017 Monday

Decoding Shakespeare - Richard III

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

Have you ever wondered, "Who is this Shakespeare guy and why does everyone like him so much?" This class will give you the insider knowledge and help you get in on the fun! During this class we will be doing some very active reading of Shakespeare, so come prepared to get up on your feet! This class is meant for total beginners and all texts will be provided. All you need to bring is yourself and a barter item!

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
A haiku, sonnet, limrick, or other poem
An hour foreign language lesson
Favorite recipe
Your favorite coffee, tea, beer, or wine

About the teacher, Bradley Good

Brad studied Food Anthropology and Japanese Language and Culture in undergrad (with a theatre minor) and currently has his Masters in Anthropology. He teaches at Ivy Tech Community College and Franklin University of Ohio. Brad is also a huge nerd and loves Star Wars, theatre, board games, politics, foreign languages, and lots of other random stuff.

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Feb 28, 2017 Tuesday
(Full)

How to Start & Build an Etsy Shop

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

Do you have an art you're ready to share with the world? Opening an Etsy shop is a great way to get started! In this class, you'll learn the ins and outs of actually opening the shop, finding your niche, how to price your items, search term/SEO and advertising basics, social media basics, design and photography resources, tips and tricks from an Etsy seller turned full-time artist...and so much more!

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
an item you hope to sell on Etsy
homemade healthy freezer meals (no mushrooms or shellfish, please!)
homemade healthy soup (no mushrooms or shellfish, please!)
local ground coffee
natural and/or locally made hand soap

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.

Mar 1, 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
homemade 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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Mar 4, 2017 Saturday

Getting Started with Woodworking

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

This class is for people who don't feel like Woodworkers! Getting into woodworking can be intimidating - if you have questions, don't know where to start, or don't see yourself as a typical "woodworker", this is for you. During this class we'll discuss ways to get started at home or on a small budget, basic tools, materials, and processes, opportunities to learn in the Indy area, and resources for further development...as well as anything else you may have questions about. Although tools will be provided for demonstration proposes, this will mainly be a hands-off learning session.

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
drawings of what you'd like to build
muffins
old book
pictures of furniture you love
white rags or old white tshirts

About the teacher, Neil Ahrendt

Neil is a professional software developer and amateur woodworker. He is primarily interested in traditional hand-tool woodworking. He also likes coffee and angry music.

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Mar 5, 2017 Sunday
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

The world today is incredibly different from even 10 or 15 years ago. Increased global connectivity has brought with it both amazing opportunities and incredible challenges. People have access to more knowledge and contact with individuals than ever before, yet humanity feels alienated and conflict-ridden. Cultural anthropology is the study of human culture and diversity, a field that can provide answers to our largest challenges. Come learn how, utilizing anthropology as a lens, our unique differences can tie us strongly together while helping us to alter our world in a positive way.

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 haiku, sonnet, limrick, or other poem
A surprise
An hour foreign language lesson
Favorite recipe
Your favorite coffee, tea, beer, or wine

About the teacher, Bradley Good

Brad studied Food Anthropology and Japanese Language and Culture in undergrad (with a theatre minor) and currently has his Masters in Anthropology. He teaches at Ivy Tech Community College and Franklin University of Ohio. Brad is also a huge nerd and loves Star Wars, theatre, board games, politics, foreign languages, and lots of other random stuff.

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Mar 6, 2017 Monday
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

Do you want to take control of your finances? Take the next step with this workshop, which will discuss how to balance saving and spending, how to life-hack your student loans, and how to plan for an uncertain future. Learn about app based & online tools to help you manage your money.

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 piece of art
a surprise
Coffee
Fresh flowers
Local food or produce

About the teacher, Rachel Vaughn

Rachel is passionate about personal finance! She's traveled & lived abroad, gone to grad school, and for her latest adventure - moved to the midwest. She has the experience of dealing with the challenges of money, and wants to help others have the tools to meet their goals.

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Mar 7, 2017 Tuesday
(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 scissors you prefer to use, or any fabric you want to incorporate - feel free to bring that 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
handmade soap
healthy snacks
house plants
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 crafter, knitter, and cool person.

Mar 8, 2017 Wednesday
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

Looking to avoid pregnancy? You have more options than you think! This isn't your parents' sex talk...we'll provide an overview of your reproductive system as well as contraceptive options. You'll learn exactly how different methods work to avoid pregnancy, along with their perfect use and typical user effectiveness rates. Methods covered will include barrier, hormonal, intrauterine, and cycle tracking methods. This class will be co-taught by Matthew McDermott, a biomedical engineer who knows a thing or two about reproductive health. Note: The class will provide a safe and judgement-free environment for you to get your questions answered.

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
dried staples (brown rice, beans, flour, sugar, nuts)
fresh produce
local or homemade goods or vegan food
your favorite dried tea
your favorite vegetarian or vegan recipe

About the teacher, Silvia Canelon

Silvia Canelon is an individual with a lot of questions who likes consuming information in an effort to answer them. She is a biomedical engineer by training with a passion for public health, whose interests include yoga, reading, cooking, and sewing.

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Mar 10, 2017 Friday

Introduction to World Religions

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

In this crash course on world religion, you will be introduced to the world's 6 largest religions: Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and Judaism. We will cover important basics such as origin, sacred texts, important symbolism, and basic beliefs and practices. This class is centered around students and what you want to learn. If there is a religion not included in this list that you want to learn about, feel free to submit your idea to the instructor. Time permitting, we will also be able to look at important artistic/architectural works for each religion!

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 blanket (bought/handmade/hand-me-down)
A book you love
A coffee/tea mug
A surprise!
Your favorite kind of tea

About the teacher, Sarah Ertelt

Sarah is a student at DePauw University, majoring in Religious Studies and minoring in Political Science. She hopes to create a more peaceful and tolerant world by sharing what she's learned in class. She's originally from Fishers, Indiana and loves exploring book stores and coffee shops around Indianapolis.

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Mar 11, 2017 Saturday
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

The instructor, Julie, has always had the calling to be a mother. A year ago, after much thought and consideration, she decided to yield that calling and pursue Single Mother by Choice via donor IUI using a fertility clinic. It took her four tries and many ups and downs over the course of a year, but she is excited that she is expecting a little one at the end of April. You or someone you know may be in the same boat, whether deciding what to do when the maternal clock starts ticking louder, struggling with fertility, or just a building curiosity about options. You'll hear my story and my hope is to bring a few others to the session to share their unique stories in using assisted reproductive technology (artificial insemination, IVF, fertility medication, etc.) in hopes of achieving the dream of being a parent. The hope is to share my/our story, answer questions you may have, and ultimately give you hope. :)

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 hug!
A pantry item to be donated to Partners in Housing
A question you want to ask
A story you want to share
Chocolate :)

About the teacher, Julie Schrader

Julie Schrader works at a local university helping students and alumni with their career search. She loves helping others achieve success and pursue their passions! Julie has always been an open book, wearing her heart on her sleeve and believing that by sharing her story, she can inspire and/or encourage others to know they are not alone.

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Mar 12, 2017 Sunday
(Almost full)

Fermented Foods

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

Learn how to make fermented foods! This class will cover kombucha, sauerkraut, kimchi and more with demonstrations and tastings. Come have fun with fermenting!

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 (contact info is your registration confirmation email)
Handmade scarfs, gloves or hats
Local Cheese
Local Produce
Local Soaps
Loose Plain Black or Green Tea

About the teacher, Susan Vogt

Susan is a resident of the near eastside living in Cottage Home. She is the Director of Economic Development for NEAR (Near East Area Renewal). Passions include small businesses, fermented foods, teaching Pilates and the near eastside.

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Mar 13, 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 home buyers 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
a book that changed your life (and tell me why!)
homemade 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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Mar 13, 2017 Monday
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:
curiosity
enthusiasm
ideas or participation
nonperishable food item
questions

About the teacher, Trade School Indianapolis

We are members that love and organize Trade School Indy!

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Mar 14, 2017 Tuesday
(Almost full)

Cozy DIY Square Top

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

With some cutting and basic sewing, learn how to create a cozy square top! This top is so cute and cozy. You will love learning how to make these - they make great gifts! Layer it over your outfit for added warmth, or curl up in it at home. *REQUIRED SUPPLIES: You will need one yard of polar fleece for your project. All other supplies are 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
*REQUIRED: supplies listed in class description
a surprise!
handmade 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 crafter, knitter, and cool person.

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Mar 15, 2017 Wednesday
(Full)

Who Doesn't Love Bourbon?

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

There is so much to know about how Bourbon has become the hottest spirits commodity in the United States. You may enjoy Bourbon but not understand the very specific requirements that must be met under United States federal law in order to actually label a bottle of Bourbon. Taking a passionate approach, this session will give you a breakdown of the marvelous history surrounding our native spirit. We’ll also cover all of the mandatory requirements that separate all forms of American whiskey. In addition to just talking about one of our favorite spirits topics, we’ll have an interactive tasting component. This will allow us to evaluate the differences between 10 different Bourbons and discuss the differences between the distilleries that produce these world class whiskies. You’ll also learn about some of the most important Bourbon based cocktails that have ever been created. *I am accepting barter items that will be donated to Second Helpings. Dry pasta or canned goods will be most appreciated!

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 Dry Pasta
Canned Fruit
Canned Veggies

About the teacher, William Brennan Corder

W. Brennan Corder is the Director of Fine Wine, Craft Spirits & Beverage Education for Crown Liquors here in Indiana. He has over 15 years of experience in the beer, spirits and wine industry. He sits on a 5 star panel that has selected over 150 barrels of single barrel Bourbon for Crown Liquors in the last 3 years. He and his colleagues are the most intrepid individuals in Indiana with this type of procurement program. Their Four Roses OBSK hand selected barrel from 2013 won a Double Gold Medal in the 11+ Year Old Bourbon Category at the 14th Annual San Francisco International Spirits Competition in 2014. This was the first time any US spirits retailer has ever entered a spirit to this prestigious competition. That barrel missed out on being the best whiskey in the world that year by two votes. He is one of two alcoholic beverage professionals in Indiana with certifications in all three disciplines. He possesses a CSW (Certified Specialist of Wine), a BJCP National Judge (Beer Judge Certification Program) and a SWS CSP (Southern Wine & Spirits Certified Spirits Professional). You can rest assured you’ll have an absolute blast with his gregarious and passionate approach to education. Brennan has extensive knowledge about Bourbon and will regale you with some of his favorite stories from his countless trips to the finest Bourbon distilleries in America.

Mar 19, 2017 Sunday

Intro to Gaelic Sports

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

Whether you’re of Irish heritage, like to be active, want to be more active, or just want to learn something new and fun, join us for an afternoon to learn the traditional Irish sports of Hurling and Gaelic football, the two most popular sports in Ireland! Hurling is an outdoor, team game of ancient Gaelic and Irish origin, and is often referred to as the “fastest sport on grass.” Played with a stick and a ball, it’s also one of the most skillful games in the world. Gaelic football, also an outdoor team game, shares similar rules, and has been around in its current form (more or less) since the late-1800’s. While neither sport is well known outside of Ireland, there are several clubs around the United States and elsewhere, including here in Indianapolis that play one or both sports. We’d like to teach you how to play! We’ll start the class indoors with a brief history of both sports and the basic rules. Then we’ll head outside and put hurleys, sliotars, and Gaelic footballs into your hands (not all at the same time!) and teach you the basic skills of both sports. No previous athletic experience is required. All fitness levels are welcome. *Dress appropriately for the weather and to move around a little (tennis shoes or cleats recommended)!

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 mix tape or cd with music that gets you moving
A surprise!
Clothing in good shape, which we'll donate to Thrifty Threads
Non-perishable food items for donation to Partners in Housing
Something to share with the class

About the teacher, Susan Pierce & Brien Shoemaker

Brien is currently the Indianapolis GAA’s Coaching Officer and has been involved in Gaelic sports for over 10 years. Brien is an Award 2 Tutor with the GAA and has given countless hours of training, demonstrations, and coaching to adults, children, and school groups. Under his leadership, the Indianapolis GAA has won National Championships in Hurling, Camogie, and Football. Brien has even had the opportunity to coach the US Jr. B Hurling team in the International Gathering Tournament in Galway, Ireland. Susan is a 7-year veteran of the Indianapolis GAA, a 5-year Board Member, and a Level One Coach. In addition to her passion and devotion to the beautiful, Irish sport of hurling, she has over 20 years of experience teaching and coaching (swimming, track & field, how to be the best employee), and eternal optimism.

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Mar 21, 2017 Tuesday
(Full)
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

Have you been dreaming of traveling internationally? Learn how to plan an epic trip, whether you have a few days or are looking to spend months backpacking your way around the world. In this class, Becky will share what she learned from two months of backpacking in Europe (while working remotely) as well as how she uses those lessons now to plan for future international travel. She'll also cover topics such as where to book a flight, what to pack, how to book a hostel, how Eurail works, what it's like to travel solo, and more.

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
coffee or tea
fresh flowers
gluten free treats
handmade creations
succulents/air plants
used books

About the teacher, Becky Trowbridge

An avid traveler, Becky has traveled to 36 states and 18 countries. She spent a summer backpacking through Europe while staying in hostels and traveling by train, bus, plane, boat, bike, and foot. She's passionate about exploring the world and spending quality time with the people she loves.

Mar 22, 2017 Wednesday
Mar 24, 2017 Friday
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

In this class, you will learn about the effect of traumatic events, typical reactions to trauma, symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), available treatment options, and simple exercises to de-stress at home. This class is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to provide specific medical/psychological advice, diagnoses, or treatment.

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 treats
Good movie recommendation
Poem that inspires you
Surprise me
Tea

About the teacher, Kris Chapleau

Kris Chapleau, PhD, HSPP is a clinical psychologist, licensed in the State of Indiana. She provides outpatient psychotherapy to adults at IU Health Physicians.

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Mar 25, 2017 Saturday
(Full)
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

This class will be a fun Roll-A-Picasso activity! We are going to create our own unique Picasso-style paintings. Everyone's will be different & this will be an evening full of fun & creativity - sign up with your friends!

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
an assortment of comic books
blank wood palette plaques in various shapes & sizes
chain nose pliers (no teeth) &/or wire cutters used for jewelry
fabric flowers
soft linoleum blocks for print carving &/or lino cutting tools
wine or martini glasses (clear with no designs)

About the teacher, Jen Sutton

Jen Sutton is an artist, crafter, geek & dreamer. She has been creating her entire life & doesn't feel complete without it. She has college degrees in fine art, photography & graphic design. She believes that you don't have to be an "artist" to enjoy creativity in your life, & her dream is to spread this joy to everyone around her through her business The Color Break.

Mar 26, 2017 Sunday
(Full)

Buttercream Cake Designs

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

Textured designs on cakes are very popular for weddings, showers and birthdays. In this class, you will learn how easy it is to make a beautiful buttercream cake from home. Six simple buttercream designs will be demonstrated with ideas on how to jazz them up to fit the occasion. Come to class with a sweet tooth as I will be slicing cake at the end! *Please note this class is demonstration only.

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
Chocolate
Local honey
Locally made sweets
Whimsical/Dainty thank you cards
Your favorite book

About the teacher, Jamie Rose

Jamie is a full time cake artist working on the west side of Indy. She has always wanted a creative and artistic job, and decorating is her niche!

Mar 27, 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. *PLEASE NOTE all the food items are for a food pantry. If you are able to give new, that is appreciated. If you are unable to give new, please email me to arrange a different barter.

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 (contact info is your registration confirmation email)
box of cereal
box of noodles
jar of jam
jar of peanut butter
jar of spaghetti sauce

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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Mar 28, 2017 Tuesday

Elementary Art Centers

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

Do you miss having the opportunity to create with the freedom you had in elementary school? Or maybe you just need an evening to play with other adults in a structured setting? Come experience the latest strategy for teaching visual art: Teaching for Artistic Behavior, through art-making centers. Centers will include the following options: drawing, collage, tempera painting, crochet (on your finger, or with a hook!), architecture with blocks & other 3-D forms, & sculpture with found objects (from an elementary art room).

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 bottle of sweet wine
A kid-friendly, art-related, book
A work of art to donate to my art room
Rainbow-colored anything
Your favorite chocolates

About the teacher, Chapin Schnick

Chapin (pronounced "Chay-pin") is a 31 year-old elementary art teacher who loves to inspire her students to explore various modes of art-making through play. She is in her 9th year of teaching, after BAs in Art Education, Art History, and Ceramics from Purdue University, and an MA from MICA (the Maryland Institute College of Art). She is married to a handsome police officer :-), is a powerlifter, and avid volunteer. She hopes you will come make art with her & encourage your friends to join you!

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Mar 29, 2017 Wednesday
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

Heard a lot about fake news lately? Want to know how to separate out legitimate news from overly biased resources? Come learn information literacy skills to help fight back against the inundation of news coming at you every day.

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 plant
Gentle used copy of a good book
Picture of a ridiculously cute, small animal
Skein of yarn

About the teacher, Lynné Colbert

Lynné (pronounced le nay) is an academic librarian by day and a knitting, indie music lover by night. She has a dog, a cat, and a rabbit, but dreams of owning her own miniature animal farm some day. She loves milk chocolate, 30 Rock, and beef jerky. She is full of sass and harass.

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Mar 31, 2017 Friday

Organization Made Easy

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

Do you have too much stuff? Are you constantly looking for things you know you have but can't find? Do you wish you had a more organized home or office space? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this class is for you. In this class, you will learn easy ways to de-clutter and organize any space to make it more functional and purposeful. We all want our homes (and offices) to be places where we can feel comfortable, work efficiently and just down right enjoy. If you’re feeling stressed about all of your stuff, now is the chance to change that. Come to this class and leave motivated to simplify the clutter and chaos in your space.

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
Bottled Water
Gloves
Granola Bars
Hand Sanitizer
Reusable Bags
Socks
Travel Size Mouthwash

About the teacher, Tiffany Hogue

Tiffany Hogue is an insurance manager by day, organizational junkie by night. Tiffany has had a passion for organization since she was a little girl. Other than her two teenagers’ rooms, you won’t find a space in her home that is cluttered. Even her “junk” drawer is organized! Tiffany believes that a simple and consistent approach to keeping your space organized will ultimately lead to a stress-less life. Let Tiffany show you how to put the fun in functional!

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Apr 2, 2017 Sunday

Cooking on a Budget

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

If you are looking for ways to make your dollar stretch a little further when it comes to food - this class is for you. During our time together we will discuss how to shop on a budget, how to reuse leftovers to create a new meal, how to meal prep to prevent overspending, and ideas for crockpot meals that can go in the freezer. This class can be for any level of cook and any budget! *This class is accepting pantry goods as barter items that will be donated to Partners in Housing. PIH is an organization that provides low income housing, veteran housing, and housing to chronically homeless. We will information available about the organization at our class so you can learn more! For more information about Partners In Housing, please visit their website: www.partnersinhousingindy.org

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
Any of the following: Bleach, Laundry detergent, All purpose cleaner, Bathroom cleaner, Liquid hand soap, Dryer sheets, Dish soap, Souring Pads, Sponges
Any of the following: Meals on the go: soup, stew, chili, ramen, granola bars
Any of the following: Pasta & sauce, Rice, Canned Beans, Canned Veggies, Cereal, Macaroni & Cheese, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Crackers, Canned Tuna or Chicken
Any of the following: Shampoo/Conditioner, Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Brush/Comb, Deodorant, Bar soap
Any of the following: Ziplock bags, Trash bags, Toilet paper, Feminine Hygiene Products

About the teacher, Samantha Avanzino

Samantha is a maker and doer. She loves to cook, craft, and create new things, whether that be making a new recipe to entertain friends or building furniture from scratch. She works in the non-profit world and runs a food blog on the side. She was born and raised in Nevada but loves calling Indiana her new home.

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Apr 3, 2017 Monday
(Full)

Basic Hand Sewing

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

Learn the most basic of sewing skills, including stitching on a button, hemming, and utility stitches. You'll leave class able to shorten your own pants, replace the button that popped off your work shirt, and prolong the life of garments by reinforcing and patching holes. *This class is accepting pantry goods as barter items that will be donated to Partners in Housing. PIH is an organization that provides low income housing, veteran housing, and housing to chronically homeless. We will information available about the organization at our class so you can learn more! For more information about Partners In Housing, please visit their website: www.partnersinhousingindy.org

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
Any of the following: Bleach, Laundry detergent, All purpose cleaner, Bathroom cleaner, Liquid hand soap, Dryer sheets, Dish soap, Souring Pads, Sponges
Any of the following: Meals on the go: soup, stew, chili, ramen, granola bars
Any of the following: Pasta & sauce, Rice, Canned Beans, Canned Veggies, Cereal, Macaroni & Cheese, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Crackers, Canned Tuna or Chicken
Any of the following: Shampoo/Conditioner, Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Brush/Comb, Deodorant, Bar soap
Any of the following: Ziplock bags, Trash bags, Toilet paper, Feminine Hygiene Products

About the teacher, Aimee Formo

Aimee has been sewing since she barely had any hand-eye coordination. She learned to sew from the same grandmother whose recipes involved measurements like, “about a handful or two” and “just keep pouring it in until it looks right,” and while she’s successfully taught many beginner sewing courses formally and informally, she’s never taken formal stitchery classes herself. When she stitches, she usually foregoes anything that adds time to the process, including pinning (ironing, however, is never optional). Aimee’s happy place is making small stuff, for dolls, babies, and children. If you like to cook without a cookbook, you’ll love to sew without too many rules, too.

Apr 4, 2017 Tuesday

Rookie Home Buyers Training Camp

6:30p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
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! *This class is accepting pantry goods as barter items that will be donated to Partners in Housing. PIH is an organization that provides low income housing, veteran housing, and housing to chronically homeless. We will information available about the organization at our class so you can learn more! For more information about Partners In Housing, please visit their website: www.partnersinhousingindy.org

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
Any of the following: Bleach, Laundry detergent, All purpose cleaner, Bathroom cleaner, Liquid hand soap, Dryer sheets, Dish soap, Souring Pads, Sponges
Any of the following: Meals on the go: soup, stew, chili, ramen, granola bars
Any of the following: Pasta & sauce, Rice, Canned Beans, Canned Veggies, Cereal, Macaroni & Cheese, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Crackers, Canned Tuna or Chicken
Any of the following: Shampoo/Conditioner, Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Brush/Comb, Deodorant, Bar soap
Any of the following: Ziplock bags, Trash bags, Toilet paper, Feminine Hygiene Products

About the teacher, Joe Smith

Joe Smith is a full time Realtor working in Indianapolis and the surrounding areas. Joe helped more buyers purchase homes in 2016 than 98% of all other Central Indiana agents. He graduated 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 beach. 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. Bonnie Bowling is a Mortgage Loan Officer at Union Savings Bank, serving Ohio and Indiana residents and investors. With over 20 years of industry experience in FHA, VA, USDA, Conventional, and Commercial lending she's seen many changes that have impacted the industry, what has not changed is her commitment to serve her customers and take great care of them from the date of application to the day of closing. It is her belief that excellence is a skill perfected. She takes personal responsibility in her daily efforts to continue perfecting her skills and services for those who continue to trust her as their mortgage originator for life!

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Apr 5, 2017 Wednesday

Where Are Your Habits Taking You?

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

Do you realize about 80% of everything you do each day is driven by your personal HABITS? Another expert says that 95% of what you do, or fail to do, is determined by your habits. And, the scary part – you probably don’t even think about any of them! That’s one of the reasons they are called habits. If your life isn’t everything you want it to be; if you want change in your life – something different, bigger, something more exciting – whatever, you have to take a look at your habits. With the insight that your habits can be WHAT YOU CHOOSE them to be, you can release the power of habit to live the authentic and happy life you desire. It’s all up to you. Invest 90 minutes to discovering what drives the bulk of your daily activity is, how it is affecting your health, happiness, wealth and success, and what you can do to grow it or improve it. *This class is accepting pantry goods as barter items that will be donated to Partners in Housing. PIH is an organization that provides low income housing, veteran housing, and housing to chronically homeless. We will information available about the organization at our class so you can learn more! For more information about Partners In Housing, please visit their website: www.partnersinhousingindy.org

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
Any of the following: Bleach, Laundry detergent, All purpose cleaner, Bathroom cleaner, Liquid hand soap, Dryer sheets, Dish soap, Souring Pads, Sponges
Any of the following: Meals on the go: soup, stew, chili, ramen, granola bars
Any of the following: Pasta & sauce, Rice, Canned Beans, Canned Veggies, Cereal, Macaroni & Cheese, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Crackers, Canned Tuna or Chicken
Any of the following: Shampoo/Conditioner, Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Brush/Comb, Deodorant, Bar soap
Any of the following: Ziplock bags, Trash bags, Toilet paper, Feminine Hygiene Products

About the teacher, Elaine Whitesides

Elaine Whitesides is a multi-passionate person and entrepreneur. She spent more than a decade in the corporate world of real estate and finance, and another decade plus a few teaching in the classroom trenches before accidently becoming an entrepreneur. Elaine is a now writer, publisher, committed learner, small business promoter and, dare it be said out loud, feminist (and yes, she is old enough to be part of the 70s wave of change for women in the United States). There is so much to learn and do that she’s busy, busy, busy all the time.

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Apr 8, 2017 Saturday

Getting Started with Woodworking

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

This class is for people who don't feel like Woodworkers! Getting into woodworking can be intimidating- if you have questions, don't know where to start, or don't see yourself as a typical "woodworker", this is for you. During this class we'll discuss ways to get started at home or on a small budget, basic tools, materials, and processes, opportunities to learn in the Indy area, and resources for further development...as well as anything else you may have questions about. Although tools will be provided for demonstration proposes, this will mainly be a hands-off learning session. *This class is accepting pantry goods as barter items that will be donated to Partners in Housing. PIH is an organization that provides low income housing, veteran housing, and housing to chronically homeless. We will information available about the organization at our class so you can learn more! For more information about Partners In Housing, please visit their website: www.partnersinhousingindy.org

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
Any of the following: Bleach, Laundry detergent, All purpose cleaner, Bathroom cleaner, Liquid hand soap, Dryer sheets, Dish soap, Souring Pads, Sponges
Any of the following: Meals on the go: soup, stew, chili, ramen, granola bars
Any of the following: Pasta & sauce, Rice, Canned Beans, Canned Veggies, Cereal, Macaroni & Cheese, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Crackers, Canned Tuna or Chicken
Any of the following: Shampoo/Conditioner, Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Brush/Comb, Deodorant, Bar soap
Any of the following: Ziplock bags, Trash bags, Toilet paper, Feminine Hygiene Products

About the teacher, Neil Ahrendt

Neil is a professional software developer and amateur woodworker. He is primarily interested in traditional hand-tool woodworking. He also likes coffee and angry music.

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

A 72 Hour Emergency Kit (or also called A Go Bag, Get Out Of Dodge Bag, Bug Out Bag(B.O.B.) etc., contains items to help support an individual as far as basic comfort, sanitation, and consumption needs for up to 3 days. It is mainly used for evacuating an area from a disaster or place of danger to get to a place of safety, but can be used for many other reasons. It is kind of like an insurance policy, you hope you never need to use it, but if you have one it helps make the situation a little less stressful. Many items that go in a bug out bag you probably already own. This class will help you learn simple and inexpensive steps to put your own basic "non-advanced" emergency kit together. It is recommended that everyone in the family should have their own personal grab & go emergency kit. If you don't have one put together, then this class would be a good place to start. We will have some information on some items to have ready for cats and dogs.

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 favorite recipe or inspirational item
A surprise
An hour knitting or sewing lesson
Canned food or bottled water to donate to Wheeler Mission
Homeade or locally bought goods/foods

About the teacher, Mary Louzon

In September 2002, Mary Louzon and her family had to rebuild their home after a tornado. Mary wasn't at home during the tornado, but after going through that experience, it made her want to learn at least the basics on how to try and be a little better prepared if another emergency situation occurs. She has taken the CERT(Community Emergency Response Team)Training offered by Marion County and a number of courses on basic emergency preparedness. It is recommended that everyone have their own emergency kit. Mary is passionate about sharing this information so others can be a little more prepared to help take care of themselves and their families.

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Apr 12, 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!

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 or produce
Homemade/locally made bread
Homemade/locally made hummus
Locally roasted coffee
Surprise from a local Indy business

About the teacher, Kim

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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Apr 14, 2017 Friday
(Full)
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

You'll learn the basics of operating a sewing machine. We'll practice using a simple drawstring bag project that requires straight stitches, turning corners, and top-stitching. This project is suitable for beginners, and kids (6+) can participate with a parent as their sewing partner. *REQUIRED SUPPLIES: 2 contrasting fabrics. You'll need two fat quarters -or- two 1/3 yard cuts. Pick coordinating fabrics as the lining of the bag will show, 1 spool of coordinating thread, 2 yards of coordinating string. Recommended: 1/4" twill tape, satin cord, or grosgrain ribbon, your sewing machine. If you don't have one, you may be able to borrow one of mine (send me an email), and two or four coordinating beads (totally optional). See examples of finished projects at sewingforgeeks.com/theclass/

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
*REQUIRED: supplies in class description
Chocolate that doesn't contain soy (I'm allergic)
Heirloom seeds or plant starts
Local honey or pesticide-free produce
Natural fabrics (100% silk, wool, or cotton)
Neat stationary
Vintage buttons, old lace, or other interesting notions
Wide mouth canning jars

About the teacher, Aimee Formo

Aimee has been sewing since she barely had any hand-eye coordination. She learned to sew from the same grandmother whose recipes involved measurements like, “about a handful or two” and “just keep pouring it in until it looks right,” and while she’s successfully taught many beginner sewing courses formally and informally, she’s never taken formal stitchery classes herself. When she stitches, she usually foregoes anything that adds time to the process, including pinning (ironing, however, is never optional). Aimee’s happy place is making small stuff, for dolls, babies, and children. If you like to cook without a cookbook, you’ll love to sew without too many rules, too.