Build a Bat Box - Workshop @ 4:30pm

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Thursday, May 23rd 4:30 PM- 6:30 PM

Come and build a bat box! It can be a gift or for your own yard! Give local bats a beautiful habitat and reduce the bugs in your area and mosquito bites on your arms and legs ;-) Collect the guano for your garden. 

Learn how to use a few power tools in a safe environment and enjoy the beautiful woodworking space at Chimera.  You will go home with a painted, decorated, complete, bat box.

This class is taught by West! West is a naturalist, science teacher and woodworker.

Materials, tools and paint provided according to # of sign ups. So, please attend if you sign up and if you bring anyone, please make sure they sign up online!

> Beginners welcome.

> Ages 8+ welcome,  those under 18 must attend with an adult. 

Payment:

Sliding scale is according to your personal means between $5 and $50. Sign up HERE At with $5 and you can donate more in person if you are able.

What to wear:

Wear jeans and closed toe shoes preferably

Cancellation Policy:

This class has a minimum attendance of 4, all attendees must register 72 hours in advance.

**All classes must be canceled by e-mail at info@chimeraarts.org at least 72 hours prior to class start to receive a refund.

Dykes on Clark - Meet Up @ 7pm

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Do you like power tools? Do you like building?

Maybe you want to know more about building and tools?
Do you identify as a woman, dyke, trans person, gender non conforming?

Wherever you are in your creative, constructive journey we invite you to come join us at Farraguts on Clark for a night of connection and community building.

Note: we will NOT be using tools at this event.

When?

May 18th, 2019 @ 7pm

We like to use power tools, play, create and imagine, and want to collaborate with you.

Yes we call ourselves Dykes with Drills, and we are a group of builders inclusive of all gender non conforming, trans people and allies. This event is all inclusive and open to anyone and everyone who wants to join.

Do you have questions about accessibility? Wheel chair access? Low scent? Vegan/Gluten free options? Asl or gender neutral bathrooms?

Message us! We are happy to work with you and your needs.

We are looking forward to collaborating and creating with you.

With love,

DWD

Making Dykes at the Make Westing - Meet up @ 4pm

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Do you like power tools? Do you like building? 

Maybe you want to know more about building and tools?
Do you identify as a woman, dyke, trans person, gender non conforming? 

Wherever you are in your creative, constructive journey we invite you to come join us at Make Westing for a night of connection and community building.

Note: we will NOT be using tools at this event.

When?
May 8th, 2019 @ 4pm - 6pm

We like to use power tools, play, create and imagine, and want to collaborate with you. 

Yes we call ourselves Dykes with Drills, and we are a group of builders inclusive of all gender non conforming, trans people and allies. This event is all inclusive and open to anyone and everyone who wants to join. 

Do you have questions about accessibility? Wheel chair access? Low scent? Vegan/Gluten free options? Asl or gender neutral bathrooms?

Message us! We are happy to work with you and your needs.

We are looking forward to collaborating and creating with you. 

With love,

DWD

Awful's Gas & Snack Demolition Day - Community Project @ 11am

DESTROY A SHED, BUILD THE FUTURE

Hi friends! Join Dykes with Drill's own Maddie and her partner Matt with some demolition work this week of the Awful's Gas & Snack.

*****While this is not an official Dykes with Drills event we support Maddie, Matt and this project and hope that you will attend!******

We need volunteers this Wednesday, from 11am to sundown, to deconstruct a shed in West Oakland around 32nd and West. We'll be using the wood to build the rest of the installation.

Please RSVP to awfuls@awfulsgas.com if you can make it!

We are happy to have you for any amount of time you can make it.

Do you have questions about accessibility? Please email awfuls@awfulsgas.com for more information.

Dykes with Drills get WILD - Meet Up @ 7pm

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Do you like power tools? Do you like building? 

Maybe you want to know more about building and tools?
Do you identify as a woman, dyke, trans person, gender non conforming? 

Wherever you are in your creative, constructive journey we invite you to come join us at the original San Francisco lesbian bar THE WILD SIDE WEST for a night of connection and community building.

Note: we will NOT be using tools at this event.

When?

The following Wednesdays from 7pm - 8:30pm.
April 10th, 2019
May 8th, 2019
June 5th, 2019

We like to use power tools, play, create and imagine, and want to collaborate with you. 

Yes we call ourselves Dykes with Drills, and we are a group of builders inclusive of all gender non conforming, trans people and allies. This event is all inclusive and open to anyone and everyone who wants to join. 

Do you have questions about accessibility? Wheel chair access? Low scent? Vegan/Gluten free options? Asl or gender neutral bathrooms?

Message us! We are happy to work with you and your needs.

We are looking forward to collaborating and creating with you. 

With love,

DWD

Dykes with Drills presents Just Brew It - Meet Up @ 5pm

Do you like power tools? Do you like building?

Maybe you want to know more about building and tools?
Do you identify as a woman, dyke, trans person, gender non conforming?

Wherever you are in your creative, constructive journey we invite you to come join us at Brew Coffee House and Bar for a night of connection and community building.

Note: we will NOT be using tools at this event.

When?

April 6th, 2019 @ 5pm

We like to use power tools, play, create and imagine, and want to collaborate with you.

Yes we call ourselves Dykes with Drills, and we are a group of builders inclusive of all gender non conforming, trans people and allies. This event is all inclusive and open to anyone and everyone who wants to join.

Do you have questions about accessibility? Wheel chair access? Low scent? Vegan/Gluten free options? Asl or gender neutral bathrooms?

Message us! We are happy to work with you and your needs.

We are looking forward to collaborating and creating with you.

With love,

DWD

Dykes with Drills Skate Park Build w/ Bay Area Derby & Skate Like a Girl - Community Project @ 9am

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We are building an indoor skate park and we want your help!

Dykes with Drills is partnering with Bay Area Derby and Skate Like a Girl to complete the Bay Area Derby indoor skate park in Oakland, Ca.

When?
March 30th and 31st @ 9am-3pm.

Where?
Oakland, Ca.

Who?
You! Are you a seasoned builder? Do you want to learn how to use tools? We welcome BOTH!

IF you are someone who knows how to use tools, we will have you work on a team with other seasoned builders and get to work right away.

IF you are someone who is a beginner, we will have an opportunity for you to learn how to use the tools and go through a safety training before we start building.

We have volunteering shifts both in the morning and afternoon Saturday and Sunday. The morning shift is 9am-12pm and the afternoon shift 12pm-3pm.

Have you build skate ramps before? Do you want to be a team lead? Reach out and let us know!

Accessibility!
Do you have questions about accessibility? Wheel chair access? Low scent? Asl or gender neutral bathrooms? Message us! We are happy to work with you and your needs.

Dykes with Drills will be accepting donations before the event and at the door to support building two transitional shelters for homeless veterans in Arizona the week of April 15th.

To support this project visit:
https://www.gofundme.com/6y9dkds?fbclid=IwAR0Y0HQL8ydZ9mSDtaFWtL4NHEIPdcl_FPUY0b4TnR1fA9kWtdDweEXZNIk

Thank you for your support and we look forward to building with you this month!

With love,
DWD

Dykes with Drills Skate Park Build w/ Bay Area Derby & Skate Like a Girl - Community Project @ 9am

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We are building an indoor skate park and we want your help!

Dykes with Drills is partnering with Bay Area Derby and Skate Like a Girl to complete the Bay Area Derby indoor skate park in Oakland, Ca.

When?
March 30th and 31st @ 9am-3pm.

Where?
Oakland, Ca.

Who?
You! Are you a seasoned builder? Do you want to learn how to use tools? We welcome BOTH!

IF you are someone who knows how to use tools, we will have you work on a team with other seasoned builders and get to work right away.

IF you are someone who is a beginner, we will have an opportunity for you to learn how to use the tools and go through a safety training before we start building.

We have volunteering shifts both in the morning and afternoon Saturday and Sunday. The morning shift is 9am-12pm and the afternoon shift 12pm-3pm.

Have you build skate ramps before? Do you want to be a team lead? Reach out and let us know at dykeswithdrills@gmail.com

Accessibility!
Do you have questions about accessibility? Wheel chair access? Low scent? Asl or gender neutral bathrooms? Message us! We are happy to work with you and your needs.

Dykes with Drills will be accepting donations before the event and at the door to support building two transitional shelters for homeless veterans in Arizona the week of April 15th.

To support this project visit:
https://www.gofundme.com/6y9dkds?fbclid=IwAR0Y0HQL8ydZ9mSDtaFWtL4NHEIPdcl_FPUY0b4TnR1fA9kWtdDweEXZNIk

Thank you for your support and we look forward to building with you this month!

With love,
DWD

Dykes with Drills presents Get In Where You Fit In - Meet Up @ 4pm

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Dykes with Drills presents Get In Where You Fit In at the Cubby Hole!

That's right! We are coming all the way to New York City.

Do you like power tools? Do you like building?

Maybe you want to know more about building and tools?
Do you identify as a woman, dyke, trans person, gender non conforming?

Wherever you are in your creative, constructive journey we invite you to come join us at Cubby Hole for a night of connection and community building.

Note: we will NOT be using tools at this event.

When?

March 22nd, 2019 @ 4pm - 6pm

We like to use power tools, play, create and imagine, and want to collaborate with you.

Yes we call ourselves Dykes with Drills, and we are a group of builders inclusive of all gender non conforming, trans people and allies. This event is all inclusive and open to anyone and everyone who wants to join.

Do you have questions about accessibility? Message us! We are happy to work with you and your needs.

We are looking forward to collaborating and creating with you.

With love,

DWD

Dykes with Drills presents Lose Your Tools and Find Some Fools - Meet Up @ 7pm

Dykes with Drills presents Lose Your Tools and Find Some Fools at the Lost and Found Beer Garden in Oakland, Ca.

Do you like power tools? Do you like building?

Maybe you want to know more about building and tools?
Do you identify as a woman, dyke, trans person, gender non conforming?

Wherever you are in your creative, constructive journey we invite you to come join us at Lost and Found in Oakland, Ca for a night of connection and community building.

Note: we will NOT be using tools at this event.

When?

March 14th, 2019 @ 7pm

We like to use power tools, play, create and imagine, and want to collaborate with you.

Yes we call ourselves Dykes with Drills, and we are a group of builders inclusive of all gender non conforming, trans people and allies. This event is all inclusive and open to anyone and everyone who wants to join.

Do you have questions about accessibility? Wheel chair access? Low scent? Vegan/Gluten free options? Asl or gender neutral bathrooms?

Message us! We are happy to work with you and your needs.

We are looking forward to collaborating and creating with you.

With love,

DWD