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Do-it-Yourself Workshops

Get your creative juices flowing! Or just take some time out to relax and enjoy doing something fun and productive. Simple Do-It-Yourself Workshops are held throughout the academic year for students, faculty, and staff.  All supplies provided! Register at the Membership Services desk, online or through The Ray app. (For details on how to get a user name / password and/or download the app, go to the Registration page.) FREE and open to DePaul students, faculty, and staff. Pre-registration suggested but supplies are limited. Walk-ins are welcome if space and supplies are available.

Fall 2018

Pot-a-Plant
Thursday, October 4; 4 pm; Free to DePaul students only!
Every room needs a house plant (or a pet plant)! Join us for a FREE plant potting and pot decorating workshop; plants, pots, and decorating materials will be supplied. Advance registration strongly encouraged to guarantee a spot.

Mini-Pumpkin Decorating
Wednesday, October 24; 4 - 5 pm; FREE to DePaul Students only; pre-register online or at Membership Services as supplies are limited!
Get yourself in the mood for Halloween or just do some fall decorating with our Pumpkin Decorating event. All participants will receive a small pumpkin and have the opportunity to use some of our craft items to decorate to your heart's content!
Register online*
Register in person at The Ray during Membership Services hours.

*a unique Campus Recreation (not your Campus Connect) log-in is needed to register online: online instructions

Succulent Propagation
Friday, November 2; 1:30-2:30 pm
DePaul Students: $5
Registration deadline: Wednesday, October 31
Do you love succulents but don’t want to pay for them? Come learn how to propagate your own succulents from already existing succulents! We’ll discuss the benefits of propagating your own succulents rather than buy them from a store and how to keep them alive, even in a residence hall room! Succulent clippings, soil, and pots will be provided for you to take home. Co-sponsored with the Urban Farming Organization.
Register online*
Register in person at The Ray during Membership Services hours.

*a unique Campus Recreation (not your Campus Connect) log-in is needed to register online: online instructions

Make Your Own Aromatherapy Spray

Thursday, November 8: 4 - 5 pm; FREE to DePaul students; first-come, first-served; while supplies last.
Getting ready for finals? De-stress or re-energize with your own personal aromatherapy spray bottle! We will provide the instructions, materials, oils, and the information about the effect of each oil. You decide which oils to use! The Aromatherapy Station will be set up in the Ray Atrium, 4 - 5 pm, or until we are out of materials.