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Soapmaking 101 Demo | Gardening & DIY Fest


Saturday May 18, 2019: 1:00pm to 4:00pm


Downtown Library: Secret Lab


Learn about the basics of soapmaking by watching a live demonstration from start to finish, led by local soapmaker Stephanie Hawkes. During the demonstration, participants will learn about various ingredients that can be used to produce a great bar of soap, from natural ingredients and botanicals to man-made colorants and fragrances. Proper safety measures and how to handle mistakes along the way will also be covered. This is a drop-in event so feel free to come with questions!

This event is just one part of our 3rd Annual Gardening & DIY Fest on Saturday, May 18 from 11:00-5:00 PM.  In addition to the workshops there will be vendors selling handmade wares, plants, fresh flowers, body care and more!

There will also be representatives from area organizations like the Ann Arbor Farmers Market, Michigan Folk School, Ann Arbor Backyard Beekeepers Recycle Ann Arbor, Project Grow & many others!