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Upcoming Events

TriFi Board Mtg
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Electronics Monthly
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This is a community meet-up event for people who are into electronics. It’s a round table discussion around rectangular tables about things that are ‘electroniky’ and ‘programmy’ and ‘makery’ and ‘classical hackery’. Come to pick the brains of our local techno-gurus, be a local techno-guru, or(1) just sit back and bask in the ‘geekery’.

The events usually consist of mini-extemporaneous presentations and discussion about pending projects.

***This event is free to the public*** Bring your own pocket protector.

Amanda B
Sep 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Glow Show 2018
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join Confluent, Saturday September 29th 7pm-11pm, for the Third Annual GLOW SHOW: Art, Technology, and Music festival in Richland, WA!

Expect to find Confluent completely transformed with vendors such as face painters and tarot card readers, a food truck, a pop-up beer garden, and performances from local bands, belly dancers, drag queens, DJs, and more. Come out for this one-night spectacular! Additionally, there will be artwork and tech that are in theme with “GLOW” from blacklight paintings, to light-up and kinetic sculptures. The possibilities are limitless, and the innovation of the artists/technologists is refreshing and fun!

Confluent will be holding their first ever GLOW SHOW COSTUME CONTEST! Those who come in costume will have the opportunity to enter! ALL tasteful costumes/cosplays are welcome, but in order to participate in the contest they must have elements that incorporate black light reactive colors or lights of any kind. Prizes include $50 for first prize, $30 for second prize, and $20 for third prize.

Families are welcome to attend, but keep in mind that this event is
not geared towards children, and art and performances my feature adult themes, so parental discretion is advised.

Performances by:
Dan Meyers
Honey Agave
Sultana Belly Dancers
and a drag show by local drag performers!

Family friendly Glow Ride at 730pm sponsored by Wheelhouse
Face Painting by Ashleigh Rogers
Oracle Tarrot Card Readings by Stephanie McCarl and Michael Metz
Live Painting by Michael Nemo
Costume Contest
Ages 21+ Beer Garden

Fast and Curious Food Truck

$10 advanced tickets $12 at the door. You can purchase your tickets online or by visiting Confluent during our open hours. Register online at:

TriFi Volunteer Mtg
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
DBC Board Meeting
Oct 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Autonomous Art Collective Meetup
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Woodworking 101 (Ages 18+)
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Want to learn how to use wood working tools safely? Want to use the wood working tools in our Confluent shop? Take our Wood Working 101! This class is required to use our shop and will assist you in your DIY projects! This class is free for Confluent members and $15 for non-members.

Please dress for the weather and wear closed toed shoes.

Date/Time: October 6 from 9am to 1130am.

Register by calling, stopping in during our open hours, and register at:

Does this class time not work for you? Do you prefer not to attend a group class? Contact us and request a private class for $25.

Wreath Making Class (Ages 12+)
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Our friend Luanne is going to teach us how to make decorative wreaths!  We will be working on a fall themed wreath that you can alter to your tastes. No two wreaths will be the same!

NO EXPERIENCE necessary! All supplies will be provided. Feel free to bring your own ribbons or decorative elements if you want to have something specific, but we will have tons of cool stuff for you to use as part of your class fee.

***This workshop is appropriate for ages 12+ and is $35 for members and $45 for non-members. We can only accommodate 10 students for this class so pre-payment is REQUIRED.

Please visit call, stop in, or call to reserve your spot***

Date/Time: October 6, 10am to Noon

3D printer training
Oct 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Interested in learning about 3D Printers? Lance K. will be showing you how to download a 3D file from Thingiverse, import into Cura and Octoprint (3D printing software), making sure the 3D printer is running properly, and completing a 3D print. The file will be chosen before hand to print for sake of time so multiple people can practice. Lets print the future!

*** This training class is appropriate for 13+ years and is free to members or is $10 for non members. Parents must accompany children under the age of 15. Please register in advance at


Class date/time: October 6, 1pm to 3pm

Amanda B
Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
DBC Art Install
Oct 8 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Laser Cutter Tool Training (Ages 18+)
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Art McBain will tell us all about laser cutters and what they can do. Then he will show us how to use our laser cutter here at Confluent! If you have interest in laser cutting, this training class is a requirement to use this amazing tool!

This class recurs every on the second Monday of every Month. If you cannot make the public trainings, we can schedule private trainings for $15 (regardless of membership level). To reserve a private class, please email us at

This class has 5 seats available and spots must be reserved/paid for in advance.

Free for members, $10 for non-members. Ages 18+
For more information on membership visit:

Register at:

TriFi Film Festival
Oct 12 @ 8:00 am – Oct 14 @ 9:00 am
Amanda B
Oct 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Autonomous Art Collective Meetup
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
DBC Heidi Elkington
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Amanda B
Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Gelli Plate Printing Class Mixed Media Art (Ages 12+)
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Gelli Plates are great for mono printing and a mixed media artists dream! It is a great way to create random backgrounds, layers of color, and texture. We will talk about how to make your own homemade gelli plate and how to incorporate your home art supplies and items around the house to create mono prints, making collage papers, mail art, and art journal backgrounds. We will use deli paper, foam stamps, stencils, textures, rubber stamps, card stocks, sticker paper, and mixed media pens, As a bonus project we will be stitching together our own art journal with the gelli prints we make. So, leave your perfectionist side at home and delve into the art of RANDOM!

This class is a lot of fun! But super messy! So please be sure to bring an apron or clothes you don’t mind getting paint on.

All supplies included!

$20 for members, $30 for non-members.

Register at:

Confluent Board Meeting
Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm