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Youth Maker Class: Create a Stroboscope
Dec
10
3:30 PM15:30

Youth Maker Class: Create a Stroboscope

Youth Maker Class: Create a Stroboscope

Youth Maker Mondays are an opportunity for makers ages 8-15 to learn about UCA's Makerspace and complete challenging projects using our state-of-the-art equipment. Each unique maker class offers students the opportunity to practice math, design, and engineering skills in a fun and hands-on environment. UCA Makerspace staff will guide students through specific software for each project, and the students will take home their awesome creations. Don't miss out!

Create your own machine using a box, camera, and circuit motor to spin a wheel. Take shutter pictures of something moving and see the magic.

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Makerspace Christmas Workshop
Dec
17
4:00 PM16:00

Makerspace Christmas Workshop

The Christmas season is upon us. Imagine having personally customized wood-cut ornaments for your Christmas tree. Imagine designing your own gift tag with laser engraved names and images. It's time you take your Christmas ornaments and gift tags to the next level. On Monday, December 17th, UCA's Makerspace will be hosting a workshop to create Christmas inspired trinkets.

From 4:00-6:30 p.m., come by the makerspace to customize and decorate something special.

This is an event you won’t want to miss! Bring your family or friends! Tickets are limited so RSVP now!

Cost: Free

Ages: All (kids under 15 must be accompanies with parent/legal guardian)

Duration: 2 1/2 hours

RSVP before we run out of spots!

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Adult Maker Class: Glass Fusing
Nov
26
5:00 PM17:00

Adult Maker Class: Glass Fusing

Adult Maker Class: Glass Fusing

This class is a great opportunity to make your own project with our Master Maker, Jason. Each class involves learning specific software tailored towards a unique project. Jason will guide you through this process as you work alongside other makers in a challenging and collaborative environment. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn new skills, use cool equipment, and make an awesome project!

This class involves the experience of how to fuse glass using art tiles.

Who can attend: Adult - Ages 16 & up.

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Youth Maker Class: Rig Up a Marble Machine
Nov
5
3:30 PM15:30

Youth Maker Class: Rig Up a Marble Machine

Youth Maker Class: Rig Up a Marble Machine

Youth Maker Mondays are an opportunity for makers ages 8-15 to learn about UCA's Makerspace and complete challenging projects using our state-of-the-art equipment. Each unique maker class offers students the opportunity to practice math, design, and engineering skills in a fun and hands-on environment. UCA Makerspace staff will guide students through specific software for each project, and the students will take home their awesome creations. Don't miss out!

Come to this class to build a marble machine. Almost like a chain reaction, we'll be able to watch the marble roll throughout our created project. Feel free to bring spare parts you think could be used in the machine.

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Adult Maker Class: Moldmaking
Oct
22
5:00 PM17:00

Adult Maker Class: Moldmaking

Adult Maker Class: Moldmaking

This class is a great opportunity to make your own project with our Expert Sculptor and Mold Maker, Sylvia. Each class involves learning specific software tailored towards a unique project. Sylvia will guide you through this process as you work alongside other makers in a challenging and collaborative environment. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn new skills, use cool equipment, and make an awesome project!

This class involves the experience of silicone mold making.

Who can attend: Adult - Ages 16 & up.

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Pumpkin Carving at UCA's Makerspace
Oct
19
4:00 PM16:00

Pumpkin Carving at UCA's Makerspace

RSVP BY WEDNESDAY OCT. 17 TO ATTEND THIS PUMPKIN CARVING WORKSHOP.

With the month of October comes the turning of leaves and saying goodbye to the hot Arkansas summer. The fall season is one of our favorites here at UCA's Makerspace, and we want to celebrate with you and the whole family! On Friday, October 19th, the Conductor wants to carve pumpkins with you.

We will have our state-of-art equipment available to help make your pumpkin the best looking one in the neighborhood. In addition to the wood-cutters, there will be paint and other arts and crafts available to bring out your creative side. Kids ages 4 and above are welcome, and you do not have to go to a Maker Training to attend.

This is an event you won’t want to miss with the whole family this fall. We can’t wait to see you there!

Takeaway: Each person will get to take their newly carved pumpkin home with them!

Cost: Free (pumpkins will be provided)

Ages: All (kids under 15 must be accompanies with parent/legal guardian)

Duration: 2 hours - You are not required to arrive at 5:00 p.m. Swing by anytime to carve your pumpkin.

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Youth Maker Class: Mark Making Machines
Oct
15
3:30 PM15:30

Youth Maker Class: Mark Making Machines

Youth Maker Class: Mark Making Machines

Youth Maker Mondays are an opportunity for makers ages 8-15 to learn about UCA's Makerspace and complete challenging projects using our state-of-the-art equipment. Each unique maker class offers students the opportunity to practice math, design, and engineering skills in a fun and hands-on environment. UCA Makerspace staff will guide students through specific software for each project, and the students will take home their awesome creations. Don't miss out!

Come to this class to build a motor and create a circuit to incorporate it with a machine that houses your marker or pen in order to create an interesting machine drawn design.

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Master Maker Class: Inkscape
Oct
9
5:00 PM17:00

Master Maker Class: Inkscape

Master Maker Class: Inkscape

Please bring your own laptop if able.

Master Maker Classes allow you to create specific projects and learn new skills from one of our Certified Maker Mentors. Our Certified Maker Mentors are pulled from the network of makers in Conway and Central Arkansas. Each of them holds a unique specialty skill in making and will take you through a class tailored to their specialty. Join the Conductor and our Certified Maker Mentors for an awesome evening of learning unique ways to make.
In this class, Sylvia will teach us how to use Inkscape, the main program used for our laser and CNC machines, to create vector drawings. 

Please bring a laptop if at all possible, to keep from having to share a computer with another attendee.

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Youth Maker Class: Wind Tunnels
Oct
1
3:30 PM15:30

Youth Maker Class: Wind Tunnels

Youth Maker Monday: Wind Tunnels

Youth Maker Mondays are an opportunity for makers ages 8-15 to learn about UCA's Makerspace and complete challenging projects using our state-of-the-art equipment. Each unique maker class offers students the opportunity to practice math, design, and engineering skills in a fun and hands-on environment. UCA Makerspace staff will guide students through specific software for each project, and the students will take home their awesome creations. Don't miss out!

Come to this class to build wind tunnels with other youth makers. Let's create a small masterpiece while learning hands-on building techniques.

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Adult Maker Class: Creating a Chain Reaction Machine
Sep
24
5:00 PM17:00

Adult Maker Class: Creating a Chain Reaction Machine

Adult Maker Class: Creating a Chain Reaction Machine

Adult Maker Mondays are a great opportunity to make your own project with our Master Maker, Jason. Each class involves learning specific software tailored towards a unique project. Jason will guide you through this process as you work alongside other makers in a challenging and collaborative environment. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn new skills, use cool equipment, and make an awesome project!

Have you even seem the chain reaction dominos or a marble machine? This class involves the experience of circuitry and soldering. Create a chain reaction machine by molding together different parts of anything to make a track of chain reactions. Feel free to bring in your own materials!

Who can attend: Adult - Ages 16 & up.

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Youth Maker Class: Cardboard City
Sep
17
to Sep 18

Youth Maker Class: Cardboard City

Youth Maker Class: Cardboard City

Bring your own old cardboard boxes! What we don't use, we will recycle.

Youth Maker Mondays are an opportunity for makers ages 8-15 to learn about UCA's Makerspace and complete challenging projects using our state-of-the-art equipment. Each unique maker class offers students the opportunity to practice math, design, and engineering skills in a fun and hands-on environment. UCA Makerspace staff will guide students through specific software for each project, and the students will take home their awesome creations. Don't miss out!

Come to this class to build a cardboard city with other youth makers using old cardboard boxes. Let's create a masterpiece by using our hands. Please note this class will cover two subsequent days (Monday and Tuesday) from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This will allow time for certain glued pieces of the city to dry and set before we follow up with finishing touches on Tuesday!

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Master Maker Class: MultiMeter
Sep
11
5:00 PM17:00

Master Maker Class: MultiMeter

Master Maker Class: MultiMeter

Bring a MultiMeter with you. These can be found at Harber Freight in Conway for just a few dollars.

Master Maker Classes allow you to create specific projects and learn new skills from one of our Certified Maker Mentors. Our Certified Maker Mentors are pulled from the network of makers in Conway and Central Arkansas. Each of them holds a unique specialty skill in making and will take you through a class tailored to their specialty. Join the Conductor and our Certified Maker Mentors for an awesome evening of learning unique ways to make.
Join our Maker Mentor Eric Bryan and learn how to build a robot kit using MultiMeter.

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Who can attend: Adult - Ages 16 & up.

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Adult Maker Class: Wire Sculpting
Aug
27
5:00 PM17:00

Adult Maker Class: Wire Sculpting

Adult Maker Class: Wire Sculpturing

Adult Maker Mondays are a great opportunity to make your own project with our Master Maker, Jason. Each class involves learning specific software tailored towards a unique project. Jason will guide you through this process as you work alongside other makers in a challenging and collaborative environment. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn new skills, use cool equipment, and make an awesome project!

This class involves the experience of heat sculpturing. Create your own wire sculpture by using a flame to heat your sculpture and bend your wires into place.

Who can attend: Adult - Ages 16 & up.

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Youth Maker Class: Squishy Circuits
Aug
20
3:30 PM15:30

Youth Maker Class: Squishy Circuits

Youth Maker Monday: Squishy Circuits

Youth Maker Mondays are an opportunity for makers ages 8-15 to learn about UCA's Makerspace and complete challenging projects using our state-of-the-art equipment. Each unique maker class offers students the opportunity to practice math, design, and engineering skills in a fun and hands-on environment. UCA Makerspace staff will guide students through specific software for each project, and the students will take home their awesome creations. Don't miss out!

Come to this class to learn some simple clay molding techniques and how to build basic circuits between those clay creations!

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Master Maker Class: Prototyping
Aug
14
5:00 PM17:00

Master Maker Class: Prototyping

Master Maker Class: Prototyping

Please bring your own laptop if able.

Explore the possibility of creating prototyping with our Maker Mentor, Jesse, as he leads you through CAD, CNC, or Laser technology to explore your prototype idea.

Do you have a product you've always wanted to invent? Come to the Prototyping class to turn your dreams into reality! In this 2.5 hour class, you'll get to work with software and rapid prototyping tools to make an actual prototype of your idea. Take it home with you to share it with the family, use the prototype to get a patent or set up a meeting with the Conductor team to take your idea to the next level!

What do you need to do?

Come with your own product idea, and thoughts on how you might make it. Have some experience with making tools like CAD, CNC, or laser technology. Our maker training is a great place to start.

Who can attend: Adult - Ages 16 & up.

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Youth Maker Class: Soldering a Water Boat
Aug
6
9:00 AM09:00

Youth Maker Class: Soldering a Water Boat

Youth Maker Monday: Soldering a Water Boat

Youth Maker Mondays are an opportunity for makers ages 8-15 to learn about UCA's Makerspace and complete challenging projects using our state-of-the-art equipment. Each unique maker class offers students the opportunity to practice math, design, and engineering skills in a fun and hands-on environment. UCA Makerspace staff will guide students through specific software for each project, and the students will take home their awesome creations. Don't miss out!

Come to this class to learn some simple soldering techniques and take home your self-made water boat!

Please note that some makers may finish before 12 pm depending on skill level, but are more than welcome to continue working at the Makerspace!

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Adult Maker Class: Learn Wood CNC/Carbide Create
Jul
30
5:00 PM17:00

Adult Maker Class: Learn Wood CNC/Carbide Create

Adult Maker Class: Learn Wood CNC/Carbide Create

Adult Maker Mondays are a great opportunity to make your own project with our Maker Mentor, Patrick. Each class involves learning specific software tailored towards a unique project. Patrick will guide you through this process as you work alongside other makers in a challenging and collaborative environment. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn new skills, use cool equipment, and make an awesome project!
Join our Maker Mentor Patrick and learn how to use a CNC machine using Carbide Create. 

Who can attend: Adult - Ages 16 & up.

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Master Maker Class: Learn Tinkercad
Jul
17
5:00 PM17:00

Master Maker Class: Learn Tinkercad

Master Maker Class: Learn Tinkercad

Please bring your own laptop if able.

Master Maker Classes allow you to create specific projects and learn new skills from one of our Certified Maker Mentors. Our Certified Maker Mentors are pulled from the network of makers in Conway and Central Arkansas. Each of them holds a unique specialty skill in making and will take you through a class tailored to their specialty. Join the Conductor and our Certified Maker Mentors for an awesome evening of learning unique ways to make.
Join our Maker Mentor Alex and learn how to use Tinkercad, 3D printing software. 

Please bring a laptop if at all possible, to keep from having to share a computer with another attendee.

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Youth Maker Class: Building Techniques (Water-gun Edition)
Jul
16
9:00 AM09:00

Youth Maker Class: Building Techniques (Water-gun Edition)

Youth Maker Monday: Building Techniques (Water-gun Style)

Youth Maker Mondays are an opportunity for makers ages 8-15 to learn about UCA's Makerspace and complete challenging projects using our state-of-the-art equipment. Each unique maker class offers students the opportunity to practice math, design, and engineering skills in a fun and hands-on environment. UCA Makerspace staff will guide students through specific software for each project, and the students will take home their awesome creations. Don't miss out!

Come to this class to learn some cool building techniques and take home your self-made water-gun!

RSVP to reserve your spot now!

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Adult Maker Class: Inkscape
Jun
25
5:00 PM17:00

Adult Maker Class: Inkscape

Adult Maker Mondays are a great opportunity to make your own project with our Master Maker, Jason Huselton. Each class involves learning specific software tailored towards a unique project. Jason will guide you through this process as you work alongside other makers in a challenging and collaborative environment. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn new skills, use cool equipment, and make an awesome project!

This class teaches you all the details of the Inkscape program.

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Maker Saturday: Fourth of July Theme
Jun
23
9:00 AM09:00

Maker Saturday: Fourth of July Theme

On Saturday, June 23rd, we will be hosting Maker Saturday: Fourth of July Theme at UCA's Makerspace.

From 9:00a.m.-12:00 p.m. we will have our state-of-art laser engravers and 3-D printers to help you personally customize and an assortment of crafts tailored to the summer holiday season. Additionally, there will be paint and other arts and crafts available to further bring out your creative side. All are welcome while spots are available, and you do not have to go to a Maker Training to attend.

This is an event you won’t want to miss! Bring your family or friends! We can’t wait to see you there!

If you would like to work on certain computerized designs during the event (encouraged), please be sure to bring a laptop as we only have a few computers available for use.

Takeaway: Each person will get to take home their personally customized designs with them!

Cost: Free

Ages: All (kids under 15 must be accompanies with parent/legal guardian)

Duration: 3 hours

RSVP while tickets remain!

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