During 2018-19 Barrelhouse Bonni brought blues education to several SouthSide community groups. Teens, youth and elders created a theme at the Peace House, I Grow in Bonni'sblues class. sponsored by Old Town School of Folk Music They also imagined backyard alligators.
Bonni played in the band as Larry Taylor entertained in Hubbard Park on the West Side during summer 2018, sponsored by the neighborhood organization BUILD, bringing out all generations fora series peaceful and fun evenings.
In 2019 Bonni led intergenerational worskhops on blues and neighborhood history at Hermitage Community Garden on the Southside. Here she lines up with the kids to act out an early 20th century work song "Take This Hammer."