Baker Ripley offers classes and services

BakerRipley’s new campus at the East Aldine Town Center offers a variety of opportunities for families and individuals.

The campus is a place of welcome, engagement and collaboration, where neighbors can enjoy a variety of programs, resources and services.

Individuals of all ages, from youth to seniors, will have access to tools and equipment for digital fabrication in the FabLab Houston.

Entrepreneurs will learn how to start or expand their business, adults will find continuing education opportunities, and youth will be able to develop their leadership skills. With the entrepreneurial spirit of East Aldine, as evidenced in the BakerRipley workshops over the last year, the center will be a place for neighbors to learn, make, and sell.

Families and individuals who want to participate in these opportunities will join with a yearly membership fee. For families, including 2 adults and all children in the household aged 17 and under, the yearly fee is $150. Individual memberships for Seniors aged 65+ the fee is $35. For Youth aged 14-18, the fee is $35.

The members will have access to free classes, in ESL to learn English, fitness programs for youth and adults, courses to grow or launch a business, use of fabrication tools in the FabLab, preparation for the GED test, and much more.

Other services offered include free, quality tax preparation, immigration and citizenship services, after-school programs, health fairs, recreational and fun community events, and discounted rates for room rentals of the facilities, for private events, parties and club and social gatherings.

Members in East Aldine will also have access to events and classes at other BakerRipley locations in Houston.