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Brightmoor Artisans Collective


January 2017


What’s happening at BAC?


Join us for our monthly meeting January 8th at 7pm!
Brightmoor Artisans Collective meets on the 2nd Monday of every month.

Lunch with Motown Meals
Sunday, January 28th
from 1-4pm

Please check our website for updates to the events calendars & meeting notes!


Community Creation Space
Winter 2017 Schedule


Monday:
Learn Fiber Arts: Knitting & Crochet
5-6 pm

Computer Basics
6-7 pm

Tuesday:
Homework Help
4-5 pm

Pallet Wood Box Project
5-7 pm

Wednesday:
Beginners Yoga
9:30-10:30 am

Book Club
5-6 pm

Thursday:
Creative Writing & Crafts
5-6 pm

Self-defense Training
6:30-7:30 pm

Friday:
Documentaries After Dark
(first Friday of every month)
8-9:30 pm

All classes are free!
($1 donation appreciated)

Snacks provided for kids 18 & under. 

The Community Creation Space is a community gathering area where neighbors can come together to teach each other skills revolving around creativity, education, and wellness.

Interested in teaching a class?
Please fill out our teacher application.

Interested in taking a class?
Please see the Community Creation Space Calendar for more details.


Kitchen Classroom Schedule


Dining with Diabetes
4-week Cooking and Nutrition Series
January 11 – February 1
Thursdays from 6-8 pm

Show Me Nutrition
6-week Kids Cooking and Nutrition Series
January 16 – February 20
Tuesdays from 5-6:30 pm

Motown Meals Community Cooking Class
6-week Cooking and Nutrition Series
January 31 – March 7
Wednesdays from 6-8 pm

All classes are free!
Reserve your spot by contacting us.

Interested in hosting a class?
Please fill out a classroom rental request form.

We are seeking teachers and participants for future cooking classes. All ages are welcome.


Artisans Café


Join the Detroit Poultry Consortium on January 31st at 7 pm!
DPC is a community of Detroit based poultry enthusiasts that meet in the café on the last Wednesday of every month from 7-8 pm.
Please visit the DPC website for more information.

Join the Whalebone Intergalactic on January 31st at 8 pm!
Whalebone Intergalactic hosts Econ 101.3, a lecture series on cryptocurrency, on the last Wednesday of every month from 8-9 pm.

Reminder:
The Youth Entrepreneurship Training Program is coming soon!
Neighborhood youth ages 13 to 24 will handle Café operations
and attend training workshops.

If you’re interested in being a participant of this program, please contact us!

Interested in selling produce or value-added products in the Café?
Please contact us!


Commercial Kitchen


Do you need a facility to process food?
We’re fully licensed!

This space provides a resource to those growing produce in the neighborhood in effort to increase their economic capacity as well as the shelf life and monetary worth of their products.

Reserve your spot!
Kitchen rental is first come, first serve

Interested in renting the kitchen?
Please fill out a kitchen rental request form.

Special kitchen rental promotion!

New renters receive 2 free hours
of rental and a free consultation
if you get licensed at BAC in 2018!
Please contact us for more details!
BrightmoorArtisans@gmail.com
22735 Fenkell Ave. Detroit, 48223
(313) 212-8851Or, fill out this form on our website and mention this offer!


Farmers’ Market



It’s cold out there! Come on inside for our upcoming events!

BAC’s Mid-Winter Market!
Friday, February 9th from 4-7pm
at Brightmoor Artisans Collective
22735 Fenkell Ave. Detroit, MI 48223

Swing by for your last minute Valentine’s Day gifts!
This indoor market will feature a variety of local vendors,
cooking demonstrations,
and more!

Interested in volunteering at this event?
We need help setting up, tearing down, and cleaning up
as well as overseeing activities!
Please contact us!

Interested in being a vendor?
Please fill out a vendor application.

Interested in performing or facilitating an activity?
Please contact us!


Join a committee!


Want to join the Outreach Committee?
The Outreach Committee meets every second Monday at 6pm!
Let’s put our heads together to foster community engagement!

Our next meeting is Jan. 8th, 6-7pm
at Brightmoor Artisans Collective
22735 Fenkell Ave. Detroit, MI 48223

Contact Nicky Marcot with any questions:
nicky.marcot@gmail.com

Maintenance Committee: Community Work Day!
The Maintenance Committee meets every second Saturday at 10 am!
We’ll be beautifying the outside and inside of the building!
All skill levels welcome!

Our next meeting is Jan. 13th, 10am – 3pm
at Brightmoor Artisans Collective
22735 Fenkell Ave. Detroit, MI 48223

Contact Dan Ryans with any questions:
DanRyansBAC@gmail.com
(734) 430-9576

Want to join the Programming Committee?
The Programming Committee meets every first Tuesday at 5pm!
Come join us in planning out upcoming events!

Our next meeting is Feb. 6th, 5-6pm
at Brightmoor Artisans Collective
22735 Fenkell Ave. Detroit, MI 48223

Contact Brittney Rooney with any questions:
brittney.rooney@yahoo.com


Community Updates!


Neighbors Building Brightmoor
Community Potluck/Monthly Meeting

Next meeting: December 7th at 6:30 pm
NBB meets every first Thursday at St. Christine Soup Kitchen
22261 Fenkell Ave. Detroit, 48223

Keep Growing Detroit: Urban Roots 2018
Urban Roots is a 9-week hands-on course designed to teach community leaders
core community organizing and horticulture skills.
The 2018 class begins on Saturday, January 27th.
Applications are due January 12th.
If you are interested in applying, please see this application.
For more information, contact Lindsay Pielack
313-757-2635 or lindsay@keepgrowingdetroit.org


Contact Us!


Questions? Comments? Concerns?

We love to hear from our neighbors!

Brightmoor Artisans Collective
22735 Fenkell St, Detroit, MI 48223
brightmoorartisans@gmail.com
(313) 212-8851
www.brightmoorartisans.org

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