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Learn how rain barrels can help contribute to a more sustainable local ecosystem, and learn to build your own rain barrel. Make a barrel and take it home ready to use.


Barrel and Education only: You will receive a list of supplies to purchase on your own, plus a reclaimed barrel free of charge.


Barrel, Education, and Completion Kit with guided instruction: In addition to receiving the free reclaimed barrel we provide all the supplies, tools and on-site instruction for you to complete your rain barrel and take it home ready for installation.

Participants who sign up for the guided instruction will be asked to use hand tools to complete their project. Assistance will be provided for steps involving power tools.

Event Details:

  • Wednesday, April 24, 2024

  • 6:00–7:30 pm

  • Madjax Maker Force, 515 E. Main St. Muncie, IN 47305

  • Cost: Free (barrel and education only) or $40 (barrel, education, and completion kit)

This workshop is recommended for adults. Youth aged 16 or older may register independently. Youth ages 13–16 may register if accompanied by a registered adult. This workshop is offered in partnership with the Muncie Sanitary District with special thanks to Waste Management and Recycling Superintendent Jason Donati.

All of our workshops and classes are led by professional makers, artists, entrepreneurs, educators, and community partners. We strive to provide high-quality and unique learning experiences. Registration will close up to 72 hours prior to the start of the event to provide time for instructors to prepare.

*Note: Registrations and email reminders will be processed through SimpleTix. For multi-session workshops, only the first class meeting will appear on your ticket.

You may edit or cancel your ticket after registration, but per our registration policy we do not offer refunds for cancellations.

Special thanks to our grant funders and donors who make our workshops financially accessible. Scholarships are available for individuals and families with a demonstrated need. Email for more info. 


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