Meetings & Events


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.

On Wednesday July 14th from 7-9 pm you can learn about Solar Energy Systems. More details on our classes webpage.

In July Open Shop at the Makerspace (19 E. Franklin) is on Saturdays 9 am-noon and 7-9 pm on Tuesdays. Bring in a project to work on, try one of ours, or just  visit! See our 3D printers, laser cutter/engraver, desktop CNC machines, electronics workbench,  Arduinos/Raspberry Pi’s, hydroponics, electronic cutting machine(a Cricut Maker), & use the building/ making library. Masks are available or we have or can make one for you!).

First Friday‘s are back! Join us Friday August 6th from 6-8:30 pm. We’ll have a youth oriented project on Franklin Street and be open to show you our new (and old) equipment.

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 August 7th from 1-4 pm.

On Saturday August 21st from 1-3 pm we’ll have our popular Into to Laser Cutting class. More details on our classes webpage.

It’s not too early to start thinking about building a mini-golf hole for Putt Putnam County! The annual event will be held Friday October 1st on Franklin Street during Greencastle’s First Friday downtown in front of Castlemakers. You can also contact us at

Regional Events

Fire at Nite, is Saturday July 31rst at Outdoor Trails Sculpture Museum in Solsberry, Indiana. You actually can stop by anytime in July & they might be doing an iron or aluminum pour, but the last Saturday in July is extra special!

Makevention, a regional celebration of the maker movement, is scheduled for August 28th from 10 am – 4 pm at Monroe County Convention Center in Bloomington. Castlemakers will be there!

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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