Forklift First Friday – Party on July 3rd! 

On the first Friday of each month this summer, we stay open late to throw a party.

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This month, on Friday, July 3rd, from 6pm – 8pm, we’re having a (family-friendly) Rap-Off!  Join us for an uplifting freestyle performance by Cap Stylez and his friends.  Sounds by DJRightt, along with special guests Yung Nashi, DDot, and DereGoDayDay.

The Spoken Word Open Mic hour is open to everyone, so please bring your poetry, short stories, and songs. DJRightt and Cap Stylez will back you up with the beat!


Friends hanging out compressedWe’ll also be joined by local artists Mary Ann Lipovsky and Joe Rogers, who will be showing their art for all to enjoy.

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Don’t forget dinner!  The Town Center Market will have a pop-up bar serving microbrews & wine,  the KaftaMania food truck will be here with their unique twist on Mediterranean and Lebanese sandwiches, and we’ll have a special Independence Day dessert.

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July 4, 2015

Happy Independence Day! Yes, we’ll be open.

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Installs - smFree Workshop – 5 Steps to a Healthy (and efficient) Home

Saturday, July 11th, 2015 2pm-3pm

Elysian Energy will talk about how a home’s system’s effect the health, safety, efficiency, and comfort of a home. Covering everything from the simple measures that folks can undertake to improve their home’s systems, as well as some of the more intensive work homeowners can pursue, this class has a little bit of everything!

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decorating-frames-assorted-Free Workshop – Hang it!  How to Hang your Items with Confidence 

Saturday, July 18th, 2015 2pm-3pm

Mark Wardlaw, of BNV Remodeling, returns to the Forklift to bring us this workshop:

Learn how to find interior wall framing from your outlets and door & window locations to safely hang pictures and other wall items. Get hands-on experience installing different types of wall anchors, from toggle bolts to plastic inserts.