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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Prepare for the Anti-Armageddon with these D.I.Y. Classes

Posted By on Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 11:30 AM

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What if Armageddon was nice? Tickle fights, rainbows the size of Texas, a compulsive-hugging disease? The new world would require gentler survival skills than stuff-sharpening. In this event, begin preparing for the clapocalypse by learning campfire songs every Wednesday at The Happiness Institute (1720 Market, free). Or by drawing birds with John Muir Laws, bird artist, Wed., Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. at the California Historical Society (678 Mission St., free).

When you need to eat, harvest your bunkerful of pickles collected from Ritlab at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, which does after-work, D.I.Y. classes and art-making on Thursdays. Last week's was Pickle, Preserve, and Molly Picon, a workshop and screening of silent comedy East and West. Ritlab is in conjunction with CJM's exhibit "Reinventing Ritual" (736 Mission, $5). Or, at Noisebridge (2169 Mission), retrofit meat dishes at Vegan Hacker Night Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. (free) and retrofit your favorite Kumbaya stool by learning to solder at Circuit Hacking Monday at 7:30 p.m. 

When the end of the world comes (and you know it), you'll feel fine.

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