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    • 11 Aug 2021
    • 5:30 PM
    • 8 Dec 2021
    • 8:30 PM
    • Fab Lab ICC
    • 0
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    Build Your Own, Custom, Playable Electric Guitar*
    Starting Aug 11 at Fab Lab ICC.

    *No experience building or playing necessary.





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    From the earliest known public mention of an electrically enhanced guitar, appearing in Wichita, Kansas in October of 1932, to the news in 1940, that Les Paul created "The Log," a guitar whose strings and pickups were mounted on a guitar body carved from a solid block of wood, electric guitars have captivated every generation since.

    Over the years the great artists like Les Paul, Duane Eddy, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Slash, Van Halen and Yngwie Malmsteen have attracted legions of followers.

    Imagine the exhilaration experienced by Les Paul when he plugged in "The Log" and heard the sounds for the first time. You can experience the same exhilaration at Fab Lab ICC, by the end of the semester!

     Build and keep a real, custom, playable electric guitar. No experience necessary and you don't have to know how to play. We'll provide a kit that includes everything you need.

    In this class, you will learn:

    • Basic woodworking and wood finishing techniques
    • How electric guitars work
    • How guitar components are made
    • Guitar assembly and intonation

    The class takes place at Fab Lab ICC on Wednesdays from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM starting Aug 11 through Dec 8, 2021.

    This class is available either with or without college credit.

    Course fee:

    • Non-credit, $165 (register below) 
      • Save $15 - register by July 31.
    • Credit, $490.00 - $510.00 depending where you live. 

    For Northern Montgomery County residents, $330 

    Guitar kits can be purchased when registering for this class, see options below and select the kit you want during the registration process. 

    • Economy S-style electric guitar Kit, right-handed: $207.68
      • Standard Stratocaster-style, 6-string electric guitar kit, paint-grade wooden body. This kit contains all the hardware and components necessary to build a fine, playable instrument. Guitar building and finishing tools will be provided during the class.
    • Economy S-style electric guitar kit, left-handed: $207.68
      • Standard Stratocaster-style, 6-string electric guitar kit, paint-grade wooden body. PLEASE NOTE: many left-handed people play a RIGHT-HANDED guitar. If you do not have experience playing guitar, a right-handed instrument will most likely suit your needs.
    • Economy J-style electric bass kit, right-handed: $266.24
      • 4-string Jazz style electric bass kit, paint-grade wooden body
    • Economy T-style electric guitar kit, right-handed: $207.68
      • Telecaster-style, 6-string electric guitar kit, paint-grade wooden body.
    • Deluxe S-style electric guitar kit, right-handed, Quilted maple veneer: $239.61
      • Same as Standard kit, with quilted maple veneer on the body. Ideal for staining.
    • Deluxe S-style electric guitar kit, right-handed, Spalted maple veneer: $239.61
      • Same as Standard kit, with spalted maple veneer on the body. Ideal for staining.

    *Guitar kit prices include applicable Kansas sales tax.*

     Six-string electric guitar kit:

    • We have a wide selection of guitar kits available for sale that were chosen to work well in this class. You can see what’s available on your registration form and purchase them at the time of your registration if you’d like. If you’d like to see the kit before purchasing, feel free to come to the Lab during our open hours. Some class participants elect to purchase their own kits. In the past, we’ve sometimes found that these self-purchased kits have required skills and/or tools beyond those available in the class. If you wish to purchase your own kit, please contact instructor, Steve Reid at 620-779-5027 or email, mrreidsworkshop@gmail.com.

     If you choose non-credit, the course and kit fees are payable to Fab Lab ICC on or before the first night of class.

     If you choose college credit, the course fee is payable per college policy and the kit fee is payable to Fab Lab ICC on or before the first night of class


    • 12 Aug 2021
    • 6:00 PM
    • 30 Sep 2021
    • 8:00 PM
    • Fab Lab ICC
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Entrepreneurial Mindset at Fab Lab ICC 

    This class explores the eight life's lessons that make entrepreneurs successful and how these lessons can make us better problem solvers in our professional, student and personal lives. 

    Next class: Aug 12, 2021 through Sep 30, 2021; Thursdays 6PM to 8 PM at Fab Lab ICC with optional enhanced Zoom registration available for distance participants.

    Click HERE to view/download flyer.

                         


    Class sessions will include:

    • Visits from successful entrepreneurs in our area

    • Exploration of our own problem-solving ideas

    • Discussions about the eight life's lessons of entrepreneurship and how they will benefit you no matter what's in your future.

    In addition to class-time, each week there will be an average of 60 minutes of video content to watch on your own before class. There are no heavy reading or extensive writing assignments.

    Registration will be accepted through Aug 12th. Perfect attendance is not required. Those that can attend at least 6 of the 8 class sessions (and/or watch the recording of the session) will be able to keep up.

    The cost of the class is $165 with an early bird discount of $15 through July 31, 2021, and a $25 instant rebate from IBRC*.  ($125 payable on or before July 31.)

    After July 31, the $25 instant rebate from IBRC still applies so up-front registration is $140.

    Upon successful completion** of the class, you may request an additional $50 rebate making your cost for the class just $75. 

    By registering here, you may choose credit card option to pay now or request invoice and pay anytime between now and July 31. Choose the "Live and In Person" or "Enhanced Zoom" option at the time of registration.

    *IBRC-Innovative Business Resource Center is the local not-for-profit group with a mission of helping entrepreneurs.

    **The rebate is for those who complete the class work successfully and whose class fees come out-of-pocket. Successful completion means:

    1. Attending at least 6 of the 8 sessions

    2. Completing at least 80% of the quizzes at the end of each of eight life's lessons

    3. Completing at least 80% of the one-paragraph Reflection and Response assignments

    4. Completing the 1 - 2-page personal vision statement at the end of the course

    5. Completing the final Opportunity Discovery Canvas
    6. Completing all the above on or before October 15, 2021 and submitting the Rebate Request form also by October 15.
    A limited number of need-based scholarships are available. For more information, contact Jim Correll, jcorrell@indycc.edu.






      • 21 Sep 2021
      • 11:00 AM
      • ICC West, 2615 W. Main, Independence, KS
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      Dress It Up, Sauce It Up with chef Arielle Gustafson (Zoom option available)

      Fab Lab ICC's Fab Food Lab has booked professional chef Arielle Gustafson for its next round of community cooking classes. This class, Dress It Up, Sauce It Up, will include a tutorial on dressings and sauces featuring Honey Mustard Vinaigrette, Warm Bacon Dressing, bechamel and carbonara sauces. The class will be held September 21 in a hybrid format - live and recorded. Classes will begin at 11 a.m. at ICC West, 2615 W. Main, and can accommodate up to six in-person audience members. 

      Audience members will have the opportunity to interact, ask questions and sample the food prepared, and take-home recipes will be provided. 

      Chef Arielle is the owner/operator of The Penguin Cheesecakes, which opened in June 2020 to offer custom gourmet cheesecakes in Independence and the surrounding area. She served as the kitchen manager and sous chef at several local restaurants from 2016-2019 and previously was employed as the kitchen manager at Mercy Hospital Independence, where she oversaw daily meal service and catered multiple special events. 

      She earned culinary arts certification at Tri-County Tech in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. 

      Chef Arielle's passion is creating beautiful, edible works of art, and she loves teaching anyone who is willing to learn. 

      • 22 Sep 2021
      • 11:00 AM
      • ICC West, 2615 W. Main, Independence, KS
      Register

      Decadent Desserts with chef Arielle Gustafson (Zoom option available)

      Fab Lab ICC's Fab Food Lab has booked professional chef Arielle Gustafson for its next round of community cooking classes. This class, Decadent Desserts, will feature lemon bars and her signature cheesecake. The class will be held September 22 in a hybrid format - live and recorded. Classes will begin at 11 a.m. at ICC West, 2615 W. Main, and can accommodate up to six in-person audience members. 

      Audience members will have the opportunity to interact, ask questions and sample the food prepared, and take-home recipes will be provided. 

      Chef Arielle is the owner/operator of The Penguin Cheesecakes, which opened in June 2020 to offer custom gourmet cheesecakes in Independence and the surrounding area. She served as the kitchen manager and sous chef at several local restaurants from 2016-2019 and previously was employed as the kitchen manager at Mercy Hospital Independence, where she oversaw daily meal service and catered multiple special events. 

      She earned culinary arts certification at Tri-County Tech in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. 

      Chef Arielle's passion is creating beautiful, edible works of art, and she loves teaching anyone who is willing to learn. 

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