Meetings & Events

Castlemakers

All Castlemakers events are free and open to all unless otherwise noted! You can also sign up for our monthly events email at this link.

In September Open Shop at the Makerspace (19 E. Franklin) is on Saturdays 9 am-12 pm and 7-9 pm on Tuesdays. You can bring a project to work on or just  visit!  See our four 3D printers, laser cutter/engraver, desktop CNC mill, hydroponics,  Arduinos/Raspberry Pi’s, & use the building/ making library.

We’ll also be open for First Friday, September 6th, from 6-8 pm.

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 September 7th from 1-4 pm at 19 E Franklin St. Drop in anytime during that period to learn coding or just have some fun…

Wednesday 9/25 at 6:30 pm we’ll have an Intro to Raspberry Pi’s class. More details on our classes webpage.

The next Pi Makers Meetup, a group to discuss all things Raspberry Pi, meets on Thursday 9/26 from 7-8 pm. Join us to learn, share knowledge, and even build with Raspberry Pi’s. 

Come to our 3DPO (3D Printer Owners) Meetup on Thursday 9/19 at 6:30 pm to share and try things with 3D printers. 

Regional STEM/Maker Events

  • The 4th Annual Putt Putnam County mini-golf event will be at the October 4th First Friday in downtown Greencastle. Last year we had 11 mini-golf holes, we’re shooting for a full course of 18 this year!

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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