RUCKUS Winter Fundraiser
Mar
3
7:00 PM19:00

RUCKUS Winter Fundraiser

Join us March 3 for our first Winter Fundraiser.  See the new space and meet Makers and Artisans working in right here in Indianapolis.   We will have music, food, gaming and beer sponsor by Centerpoint Brewing.  Live Mural painting and a live band, The Woomblies.   Proceeds support our maker community tools and our Summer Maker Youth Camp.  

Buy $10 Tickets Here

 

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BLUSH: A P!NK PARTY
Feb
10
7:00 PM19:00

BLUSH: A P!NK PARTY

Doors open at 7pm, fashion show at 9pm

DJ, dancing, live demonstrations of art-making and clothing making and much more. The theme is still P!NK , P!NK, P!NK. The models will be wearing all pink garments made by local designers. Each ensemble will be a one-of-a-kind Couture outfits.

Admission: $10 and 1 free beer ticket! Reserve a ticket or pay at the door, we will have a square!
All proceeds will go to RUCKUS Makerspace to help fund creative programming and support the textile arts!
http://www.ruckusindy.com/ 
FB: RUCKUS Makerspace

We will be featuring local beer from Centerpoint Brewery!
https://www.centerpointbrewing.com/

AND FOR ALL YOU DOG LOVERS...THIS IS A DOG FRIENDLY EVENT, FEATURING DOG FASHION!

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RUCKUS Welding then Drinking Class
Feb
10
1:00 PM13:00

RUCKUS Welding then Drinking Class

Looking for something new to do with your friends/significant other?

Interested in doing a community project? 

Are you 21 and over?  Love Beer? 

Try our Welding+Drinking Class. A series of workshops that support RUCKUS programming.   You create a community-oriented project while learning how to weld functional pieces.

We are starting off this series making some brightly powder coated trash/recycling bins for Mass Ave. They will have unique design elements and small metal plates where class participants names will be added.  Working in pairs of two, you will learn the basics of Mig welding, material layout, cutting and grinding. 

After class, we head down the hallway to Centerpoint Brewery for beer samples.  Learn to weld, give back to the community, and try some great beers. 

Class Fee: $75    Fee includes all materials, shop safety gear and beer samples.   Class size is limited.  

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RUCKUS Workshop - Start Ups: Vision and Core Values
Jan
22
6:00 PM18:00

RUCKUS Workshop - Start Ups: Vision and Core Values

This free workshop is a 90-minute open discussion format.  In 2018, RUCKUS is hosting a series of ten free maker/artisan workshops sponsored by PNC Bank.  

This workshop "Start-ups: Vision & Core Values"  will explore the importance of vision and core values in your startup or startup idea through a process called  “Journey Mapping”.  Led by Jeff Echols of Echols Engagement,  topics will center around storytelling and your personal/brand values related to your product helping you build value and distinctive story. 

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3D Modeling Class Series: Part 1
Jan
10
5:30 PM17:30

3D Modeling Class Series: Part 1

Have a product you want to learn how to render/model? Bring in your laptop into this class, or let us know if you will need to use one of our 3 computers. This 3D Modeling class series will allow students to have a more hands-on learning experience lead by an experienced designer. After both Part 1 & 2 of this series, participants will be able to 3D Print their product. Class fee helps support the designer helping with the class and the space.

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Artspeak Second Anniversary and Fundraiser
Dec
8
6:00 PM18:00

Artspeak Second Anniversary and Fundraiser

ArtSpeak dives deep into the mind of the artist through intimate creator conversations. The featured guest will tell their story by sharing some of their most personal pieces, and how those pieces have shaped them as an artist.

We're thrilled to announce the very first ArtSpeak Fundraiser! We've been wanting to throw a big party and we've finally decided to do it! All proceeds will go towards ArtSpeak's operational costs and brand growth.

We'll have live music from Davey AsaphRiver Thief, & Tony Styxx, a silent auction with art from ArtSpeak alumni, facepainting for the kids, Lick ice cream, a photo booth, and more fun than you can have!

Tickets will be $12 online and $15 at the door.
Kids under 16 get in free with their parents

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First Friday - November 3rd
Nov
3
6:00 PM18:00

First Friday - November 3rd

FEATURED MAKER:
Ruckus Resident Maker Loran Bohall will be showcasing some of his wood/metal furniture. Check out some of his work, it will be for sale!
Bohall Design and Fabrication

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VISITING GROUPS:
Fran Samarripa                             Bethany Thomas
Line + Form Atelier                      Maker Youth Foundation

Line+Form Atelier and Maker Youth Foundation have partnered up to bring making and art to families during Ruckus' First Friday! Join us as we explore sculpting with cardboard Friday, October 6th from 5-7pm. This is a free event best suited for children ages 4 and up.

We are happy to announce that we will have the food truck Estheliux joining us during this event. 

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Voices for Choices - Social Mixer  by My School Options
Nov
3
5:30 PM17:30

Voices for Choices - Social Mixer by My School Options


This social networking event is for all that have a vested interest in education, community, and families. We invite you to join us for an opportunity to meet with others and have a discussion on how we can work together. Voices for Choices task force is a collection of school and community stakeholders who saw an opportunity to empower families through education. 

THIS EVENT IS CO-HOSTED BY, THE LATINAS WELDING GUILD AND MySchoolOptions.

The Latinas Welding Guild - The purpose of this program is to empower Latina women and other women(18+) economically disadvantaged candidates with one-on-one hands-on learning, transferable skills, and valuable credentials that you can take with you wherever you go.
 

We are happy to announce that we will have the food truck Estheliux joining us during this event. 

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LIVE MUSIC FOR EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS OF MEXICO
Oct
21
6:00 PM18:00

LIVE MUSIC FOR EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS OF MEXICO

As you all may already know, Mexico was impacted by two earthquakes in September affecting numerous areas such as Mexico City, Puebla, Morelos, Oaxaca, and Guerrero. We would like to raise money to help people directly in Mexico in a grass-root manner through a reliable source without using an organization. There organizations in Mexico that will not distribute necessities to the ones who truly are in need and/or use donations for personal gain.

Noe Martinez, ex-bassist of local band Fastidio Punkrock, now lives in Mexico City and is able to directly help those in need with our help. All the funds made at this event will be recorded along with the purchases done in Mexico.  

There will be live music brought to you by The Orchard Keepers, Fastidio Punkrock, Skaaholics, Acoustic set with Pooh from Gay Black Republican and more TBA.

BRING THE FAMILY - $8 Cover (Kids are free)

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WICKED WINDSOR PARTY
Oct
21
4:00 PM16:00

WICKED WINDSOR PARTY

We're excited to present the first annual Wicked Windsor Park!  

We will be hosting our block party in Fletcher Park with makers, food, music, and a silent film!

Along side our block party there will also be a self-guided ghost tour. A collection of 16 terrifying stories from around our neighborhood. As you walk along our charming brick sidewalks we hope to transport you back in time, as you learn some of our neighborhood's deepest, darkest, bloodiest secrets.

Come meet new neighbors and explore Windsor Park!

Ghost Tour $6

For more information and Ghost Tour tickets visit http://wickedwindsorpark.webflow.io/

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Social Media Workshop for Makers and Retailers
Oct
16
6:00 PM18:00

Social Media Workshop for Makers and Retailers

Join us for a free workshop on 2017 social media trends, best practices, and best methods to launch and market your product this fall and holiday season.   Jeff Echols from EchoEngagement, Ruckus Resident Maker Jamie Locke from Jamie Locke Art, Aaron Cash from Cash Fine Cabnitery, and Julia Rutland from The Gifted Gown will lead us through their strategies this fall.   This is a fast paced active to discussion and networking event.

  • Jeff Echols - EchoEngagement - https://www.echoengage.com

  • Jamie Locke - Jamie Locke Art - www.Jamielockeart.com; FB: JamieLockeArt;IG:JamieLocke_art

  • Aaron Cash - Cash Fine Cabinetry - FB: Aaron CashIG: Cashfinecabinetry

  • Julia Rutland - The Gifted Gown - Julia@thegiftedgown.com; IG: TheGiftedGown

 

 

FAQs

 

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

 

Free parking at CCIC, in the lot across from RUCKUS 

What can I bring into the event?

Bring your questions and an open mind ready to learn. 

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