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Class: The Honey Bee Garden: Gardening for Urban Beekeepers
Date: Sunday, April 7, 2-5pm
Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Cost: $48
What you'll learn: How to help your bees get a good buzz.


Class: Backyard Chickens
Date: Saturday, March 9, 10:30am-3pm
Location: New York Botanical Garden
Cost: $76
What you'll learn: That the chickens come first, then the eggs.


Class: Japanese Kaleidoscope Papers
Date: Wednesday, April 3, 7-9pm
Location: The Ink Pad, 37 7th [13th] 212.463.9876
Cost: $35
What you'll learn: Folding and dyeing paper can yield pretty awesome results.


Class: Introduction to Woodworking: Materials & Techniques
Date: March 6, 13, 20, 7-10pm
Location: 3rd Ward, 195 Morgan [Meadow/Stagg] Bklyn 718.715.4961
Cost: $349, $100 materials
What you'll learn: That woodworking skills will make you more popular with your friends.


Class: The Essential Burlesque Dance Series
Date: April 7, 14, 21, 28, 1-3pm
Location: 440 Lafayette [Astor Pl./E. 4th]
Cost: $95
What you'll learn: If you want to grind it, wait till you've refined it.


Class: Beginner Knitting
Date: March 19, 26, April 2, 9, 7-9pm
Location: Downtown Yarns, 45 Ave. A [E. 3rd/4th] 212.995.5991
Cost: $100
What you'll learn: Knit one, purl one.


Class: Introduction to Herbal Medicine
Date: Friday, April 12, 6:30-8:30pm
Location: The Herbal Bear, 276 5th [29th/30th]
Cost: $45
What you'll learn: Much respect for thyme, holy basil, and turmeric.


Class: Ring Making Workshop
Date: Saturday, March 23 or April 13, 11am-3pm
Location: Liloveve, 475 Grand St. [Keap/Union] Bklyn 718.388.2190
Cost: $179
What you'll learn: You should have put a ring on it, and now you can.


Class: Tablescapes with Meredith Perez
Date: Thursday, March 14, 5-7pm
Location: Flower School, 5 Tudor City Pl. [40th/41st] 212.661.8074
Cost: $285
What you'll learn: How to really set the table.


Class: Intaglio
Date: May 15, 8 weeks, 6-9pm
Location: Lower East Side Printshop, 306 W. 37th [8th/9th] 212.673.5390
Cost: $520
What you'll learn: When to sugar lift, when to spit bite.


Class: Crackpot Thursdays with Sybil Bruncheon
Date: Thursday, March 14, 7-10pm (also offered many subsequent Thursdays)
Location: Mud, Sweat & Tears Pottery, 654 10th [46th] 212.974.9121
Cost: $30
What you'll learn: That making pottery should never be a drag.


Class: Soapmaking Workshop
Date: Thursday, April 4, 6:30-8:30pm
Location: Make, 195 Chrystie [Stanton/Riv]
Cost: $80, $15 supplies
What you'll learn: That you won't miss the triclosan at all.


Class: Experimental Photography: The Chemogram
Date: Saturday, April 13, 10:30am-4:30pm
Location: Manhattan Graphics Center, 250 W. 40th [7th/8th] 212.219.8783
Cost: $125
What you'll learn: How to create photographs without a camera.


Class: Alterations Workshop
Date: Taught as a private sewing lesson
Location: Flirt, 93 5th Ave. [Prospect Pl./Park Pl.] 718.783.0364
Cost: $125
What you'll learn: That schmattas like to look
pretty, too.


Jason Polan started Every Person in New York in March of 2008. He plans on working on the project until it is finished. Look for Every Person in New York on Tuesdays in MUG and daily at Jason's site.




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