Holiday HackSaturday: Light up your Holiday Cards

Saturday, December 17th, 2016 at 1pm (RSVP)

Cost: $5 for materials or bring you’re own.

Donations Always Accepted

We’ll be making paper circuit Holiday cards using Chibitronics. It’s like playing with stickers but with an electrical upgrade.

We’ll have a few materials on hand to get you started, $5 materials fee. If you’re ready to dive in we suggest getting the Chibitronics Chibi Lights LED Circuit Stickers STEM Starter Kit.Also sold on Amazon.

 

You Need to Bring:

( We’ll have a limited supply of the following if you do not have something on the list)

  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • X-acto knife
  • Scrapping booking materials

We Will Provide: ($5 materials fee)

  • Blank Cards
  • Copper Tape
  • Sticker LEDs

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Open Hack Saturday: Sparklers and Rockets

Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 2pm (RSVP)

Cost: Free or $10

Donations Always Accepted

We’ll be heading out to Ellison Park to enjoy the summer air and do a little pyrotechnic hacking. Impress all your friends and family by showing up with your own sparklers and rocket knowledge.

Event will be weather permitting, check Meetup, Facebook, and Twitter the day of for cancellations.

You Need to Bring:

  • protective eye wear

We Will Provide:

  • Sugar
  • KNO3 (Potassium Nitrate)
  • Water
  • Cotton Yarn
  • Clothespins
  • Rockets  (We’ll have extras available for $10 to take home. -Cash, Credit, or Paypal)
  • Launch Pads

Can’t make it on Saturday? We’re basing our project on this tutorial from Instructables!

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Open Hack Saturday: Chameleon Scarf

Saturday, May 28 2016 at 2pm (RSVP)

Cost: Free or $25

This month’s Open Hack Saturday is the long-awaited Chameleon Scarf! This project combines sewing and electronics to create a scarf that adapts to its surroundings. Match it to your outfit, favorite color, the room you’re in, or even the weather!

You Need to Bring:

We Will Provide:

Can’t make it on Saturday? We’re basing our project on this tutorial from AdaFruit!

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