Open house with a twist - come get trained on a machine, bring your personal projects to work on and get feedback, collaborate with other makers on group projects. Its social making and its a great time to swing by and see our workshops.
This is a course geared for beginners interested in learning about basic electronics, Programming electronics and the Arduino micro-controller board. Arduino is a very affordable, easy to learn platform that can open up a wide range of applications such as:
The tools and ideas of the maker movement are being incorporated in classrooms in new and exciting ways to help teach children problem solving and new technologies. At this months share night, we will feature a few of these ideas and projects happening right now at our local schools.
The open house is the best time to tour the makerspace, get a demonstration on one of our machines, meet our members, and perhaps learn about something new!
Chris Anderson of Borrego Energy, Mark Froling of Froling Energy and Steve Walker of New England Wood Pellet will lead a discussion on why they and others found New England and the Monadnock Region fertile ground for their technologies - solar and biofuels. They will also discuss the challenges they had to overcome and the challenges to the continued growth of green energy solutions in our region.
Masterclasses are talks by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. We tell their stories about what worked in our region, and the pitfalls they’ve had to overcome. They are an opportunity to learn, share, and meet the talented people that are helping to shape our region's future.