Partner Hosted

Event recommended by MakeHaven but organized by a partner organization.

Kate Cebik
Partner Hosted

Bracelets made from parachute cord are both attractive and could be used as useful rope in an emergency. We’ll watch a video from Operation Gratitude with instructions on how to make these bracelets.

In honor of Veteran’s Day, which is Nov. 11, we’re making a project from the charity Operation Gratitude, which sends care packages to veterans, deployed troops, and more. https://www.operationgratitude.com/

Kate Cebik
Partner Hosted

In this live, free webinar, Rachel Ferreira, Senior Program Associate at CTNext, will take you through what CTNext can offer you:
 

Kate Cebik
Partner Hosted

HOSTED BY NHFPL:

A good business plan is the root of all successful startups. Learn how to create and organize a business plan to best showcase your products and services. We will also cover the fundamentals of pitching a business to maximize funding.

Kate Cebik
Partner Hosted

HOSTED BY NHFPL:

Learn to assess your market’s consumers and competitors using a quantitative approach. Also learn to balance a spreadsheet and effectively manage your assets and liabilities.

Kate Cebik
Partner Hosted

NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY PRESENTS: ABSTRACT PAINTING

You don’t need to consider yourself a painter to create a colorful work of art. Creativebug introduces you to a bold way of applying color to a canvas that results in this bright, abstract field of color. We will talk through how to create a cohesive palette, then evaluate and build your work of art until you determine that it’s ready to grace your walls with its confident swaths of color. 
 

Learn how to: 

Kate Cebik
Partner Hosted

This year has been and continues to be a turbulent and uncertain one. Covid-19 has entered our lives and turned everything upside down. Isolation, illness and too much togetherness has strained families and relationships. Add to all this an inept leader and police violence against people of color. Marches and protests against racism have finally started to get a dialogue going on systemic racism in this country. The artists of NOW have all reacted to these conditions in their own way creating work inside and outside of the ECOCA.

Kate Cebik
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Learn the basics of making your own glycerin soap.

Perfect for those with sensitive skin, this homemade glycerin soap recipe makes a hard bar of soap that lathers nicely while gently cleansing and moisturizing your skin. Also perfect for a gift.

Kate Cebik
Partner Hosted

Use thrifted teacups and environmentally-friendly wax to make quick and cute candles.

If you pick up one of NNFPL's Take and Make kits at the Ives Main Library, you’ll have everything you need to follow along with the project. Or if you’d like to provide your own supplies, the lesson on Creativebug has a list of all the tools and supplies you’ll need for the project. 

Kate Cebik
Partner Hosted

Make a personalized, portable journal/notebook/sketchbook that you can bring anywhere, and is perfect for using at school, for drawing, and anything that helps fuel your creativity!

Simple to make but with endless possibilities on how to use it, you will definitely enjoy making this special journal your own!

To make this project, you will need the following supplies:

Kate Cebik
Partner Hosted

If you pick up one of NNFPL's Take and Make kits at the Ives Main Library, you’ll have everything you need to follow along with the project. Or if you’d like to provide your own supplies, the lesson on Creativebug has a list of all the tools and supplies you’ll need for the project.