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Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire 2019

Maker Faire combines the traditional science fair with innovation and engineering capitalizing on the Maker movement for something entirely new. Featuring both established and emerging local “makers,” the Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire is a family-friendly celebration featuring rockets and robots, DIY science and technology, urban farming and sustainability, alternative energy, unique hand-made crafts, local food, and more!

Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. All of these “makers” come to Maker Faire to show what they have made and to share what they have learned.

Events for the Week May 27th-June 2nd

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Penguicon 2019

Penguicon is a not-for-profit, community-run convention for open source software, science fiction, music, gaming, DIY, and more. Panel topics include technology, science, eco/green, literature, costuming, food, gaming (board and video), webcomics, action/adventure, music, film, anime and an after dark event. .This is a big hang out for ALL areas of the geek/nerd community. What better way to meet people who wave the geek/nerd flag? People come to Penguicon to learn about securing their network, and also how to make their own cheese. They learn how to create chiptunes on their gameboy, and come listen to sci-fi. There is also the Maker Market which is like a dealer room except they don’t accept commodities, only thing’s people have designed themselves. If you need a place to recharge, check out the con suite which has free soda and food all week long.
Penguicon is a convention tailored mainly for adults. While kids are welcome, there are no special passes or events for them. Please keep that in mind.

Events for the Week Apr 29 – May 5th

12 Events for this week.

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Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire 2018

Maker Faire combines the traditional science fair with innovation and engineering capitalizing on the Maker movement for something entirely new. Featuring both established and emerging local “makers,” the Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire is a family-friendly celebration featuring rockets and robots, DIY science and technology, urban farming and sustainability, alternative energy, unique hand-made crafts, local food, and more!

Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. All of these “makers” come to Maker Faire to show what they have made and to share what they have learned.

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.makerfairegr.com/
https://www.facebook.com/makerfairegr

Events for the Week Aug 13th-19th

WOW!!!! 8 different events are happening this week. Check them out, if you dare.

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Maker Faire Detroit 2018

Maker Faire Detroit, at The Henry Ford, is a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity & resourcefulness and a celebration of the Maker movement.

On July 28-29, 2018, The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Mich., in collaboration with our partners at Maker Media, will be the place to visit when Maker Faire Detroit returns to The Henry Ford for two days of unconventional ingenuity, unbridled creativity and a whole lot of forward thinking.

More than 400 makers will bring their wares, ideas, inventions and solutions to this two-day festival offering everything from robots, flame shooters and animatronics to solar-powered mechanical sculptures and fashionable finds. Go to The Henry Ford, roll up your sleeves, and make something.

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For more info, check out:
http://www.makerfairedetroit.com/
https://www.facebook.com/MakerFaireDetroit/

Events for the Week July 23rd-29th

Anime, LARPing, Medieval Fun, a Pop Culture Con, a Maker Faire, a Fundraiser, and a terrible movie screening are in store for you this week. Enjoy.

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Southwest Michigan Mini Maker Faire 2018

The fourth annual Southwest Michigan Mini Maker Faire will return in 2018 on June 2. This free, hands-on, family event features makers of all ages sharing what they love to create – and offers plenty of opportunities for you to make as well!

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For more info, check out:
http://swm.makerfaire.com/
https://www.facebook.com/makerfaireswmi/
https://www.facebook.com/events/255248124953006/