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Game Changers: Startup Stories by R3Fit Nutrition
Apr
10
11:30 AM11:30

Game Changers: Startup Stories by R3Fit Nutrition

Join the Conductor, young professionals and the startup community for Game Changers, an event celebrating the startup community through networking and storytelling.

Entrepreneurs share their story in 5-10 minutes, followed by a 20-minute Q &A with the audience. Get a first-hand account of the successes and challenges faced by Arkansas entrepreneurs and how they found their start.

This month we will hear from the R3Fit Team! Get the chance to hear R3Fit Nutrition's startup story and business advice! 

About R3Fit Nutrition: R3FiT Nutrition provides products that help our customers REJUVENATE, RECHARGE, and REFUEL in record time. Located in Conway, AR, our national supplement company sells sports supplements that are 100% natural, safe, and designed to maximize human performance! Our products offer you 4th-quarter results by helping your body rejuvenate at a faster rate, by rehydrating you at the cellular level, and by refueling your body and mind.

Started by Patrick “Dr. FiT” Jamerson, who has almost 20 years of medical experience in the field of pharmaceutical sales and over 20 years in the fitness industry, our national supplement company saw a need for today's hybrid-style athlete, professional athlete, weekend warrior, or anyone who desires to maximize their genetic potential

11:30 a.m. - Doors open. Networking. Lunch is served.

12:00 p.m. - Introduction

12:15 p.m. - Presentation begins

12:30 p.m. - Q & A


April 10 | UCA's Makerspace (250 Donaghey Ave #130) | RSVP to reserve your spot!

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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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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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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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