Community DIY Event with Special Guest Johnathan Brewer II

Learn How to DIY with an Expert!

Have you ever watched a home improvement show and wished that you could bring that TV magic into your own home? Do you want the as-seen-on-TV look, but need it on a budget? Get pro-tips for your project at our upcoming Community Event, featuring General Contractor and DIY Expert Johnathan Brewer II of OWN’s “Home Made Simple.”

This free and family-friendly event will be hosted in our Oakland ReStore at 9235 San Leandro Street on Saturday, March 3rd from 9:00am to 11:00am. Join us for a meet and greet with refreshments, followed by a screening of one of Johnathan’s favorite episodes of “Home Made Simple.” Afterwards, Johnathan will show us how to repurpose our favorite ReStore finds in a live DIY demonstration!

For those who don’t know Johnathan Brewer II, he’s an Oakland Firefighter, a Licensed General Contractor, and an Oakland local. His construction firm, Brewer Builds, specializes in kitchen, bathroom and home remodels, and he’s appeared on HGTV and the DIY Network. Johnathan is also the on-air carpenter opposite Laila Ali on Daytime Emmy Award-Winning “Home Made Simple,” which empowers viewers to take on simple do it yourself household projects with confidence.

RSVP on Facebook or Eventbrite today and catch “Home Made Simple” airing Saturdays on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.

See some of Johnathan’s incredible work here!

Learn more about our Event Partner, The Family Handyman Magazine here!

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