Meetings & Events

Castlemakers

All Castlemakers events free and open to all unless otherwise otherwise noted.

The Castlemakers CoderDojo, a free, volunteer-led, community-based programming club for young people, meets the first Saturday of every month. Our next meeting will be Saturday February 3rd from 1-4 pm at 19 E Franklin St. Drop in anytime during that period to learn coding, work on a project or just have some fun…

In January & February, Open Shop at the Makerspace (19 E. Franklin) is on Tuesdays from 7-9:30 pm. You can bring a project to work on or just visit!  See our two 3D printers, laser cutter/engraver, new desktop CNC mill, hydroponics,  Arduinos/Raspberry Pi’s, & use the  building/making library.

Next Castlemakers Kids meeting is December 10th from 1-3 pm at the Makerspace. We’ll be exploring Karakuri & other automatons/cardstock animations.

3D Printer Owner’s (3DPO) Meetup is on December 22nd at 4:30 pm.

Castlemakers Classes!

  • Thursday 12/7 at 6:30 pm we’ll have an Introduction to Electronic Cutters/Drawing Machines (i.e. Cricut or Silhouette). In the two hour class you’ll get to make a holiday items (a card or decoration) and take it home. No experience is necessary. You can email us for reservations, more details are on the classes page.
  • January class will be an Intro to Desktop CNC machines & February will be on 3D Printing, more details are on the classes page.

Regional STEM/Maker Events


4 thoughts on “Meetings & Events”

  1. hi, I have 2 questions; are kids welcome on Tuesdays and are code dojo sessions still being held on the first Saturday of the month?

    1. Definitely on both! Kids are welcome anytime we have open shop (Tuesday nights for now), in May when the Farmer’s Market opens downtown we’ll have the makerspace open Saturday Mornings also.

    1. Hope for late July/early August. Our plan is letting folks make an acrylic keychain or we have some interest in building Dice Towers. The original design software we were going to use needs a laptop at least, which we don’t have enough of to do a class. But working on a way to use Chromebooks, a recent gift we received from Techpoint Foundation for Youth.

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