Build Your Own Birdhouse

Schedule and Location

Saturday, November 12, 2016, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Registration

$35.00 member
$44.00 nonmember

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

Course Description

A rustic birdhouse made from reclaimed materials.Attract birds to your backyard in this DIY workshop, in partnership with Chicago’s Rebuilding Exchange. Build a rustic birdhouse using reclaimed materials under the step-by-step guidance of preservationist and woodworker Sharon McManis.

Instructor Sharon McManis has a Masters degree in historic preservation. She loves hands-on preservation work and has a background in architectural history, windows restoration, and ironwork preservation. You’ll usually find her working on a project in the wood shop at the Rebuilding Exchange.

Instructor: Sharon McManis of the Rebuilding Exchange
Notes: Limit 15
Supplies: All supplies are included in the cost of the program.

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Course Details

CALL: 630-719-2468 (or to be wait listed)
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.