EL wire and NeoPixel Class

Give yourself the ability to illuminate. Whether it’s making Halloween props, finishing off a cool costume, or learning a cool skill – this class has everything you want to know about LED gadgetry. Students will learn about electroluminescent wire, including basic usage, wring, and will leave with a 2 meter piece of EL wire with a controller and will be walked through attaching EL wire to a fabric carrying bag. Students will also learn the basics of NeoPixels and will be instructed on usage and programming of Neopixels, and will leave with an Atmel controller and a bar array of NeoPixels. Class takes place on 10-11-14 from 2-PM-5PM. Tickets are available at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/el-wire-and-neopixels-tickets-13051811319

EL Wire Info:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electroluminescent_wire
NeoPixel info:
https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-neopixel-uberguide/overview

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Learn to Solder Class

This class will walk students through the basic of soldering including, basic safety and prep of using a soldering iron, proper soldering technique, how to solder wire to wire, wire to terminals, and soldering through hole components on a printed circuit board. The students will then be guided through assembling a small electronics kit which they will take home with them along with the soldering iron they use in class. Students must be 18 years or older, if you are a parent and our child wishes to attend this class please contact us directly at contact@tcmakerspace.com
Tickets available at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-soldering-tickets-12869967419
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Open house/birthday party

Come join Triple Cities Makersapce in celebrating its first birthday by having an open house and celebration! We have officially been incorporated for a year, and what better birthday present could we ask for than getting our 501(c)3! This is an open public event, and we encourage everyone to check out the changes at the space, celebrate with us, and of course there will be cake! Event takes place 9-7-2014 starting at 1 PM.

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Digitizing Day

Triple Cities Makerspace is pleased to announce that we will be having a media digitizing day, on May 3rd. This is a free event that is open to the public. Bring your old media and we will make a digital copy that you can take with you. We will be digitizing photos, unbound paper documents, camera negatives, VHS tapes, audio tapes, floppies, 8-tracks, records, and reel to reel audio tapes. Take old family photos, vintage music, home movies, and preserve them with a digital copy that is accessible on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.
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Free Arduino Class

Triple Cities Makerspace is offering a free into to Arduino class on 5-31-2014 from 3:30PM-5:30 PM. This class will cover the basics of programming Arduinos as well as an introduction to the platform and design ethos.

Students will learn on the Paperduino and will leave with their own Paperduino. More info on the Paperduino can be found here:

http://www.paperduino.eu/doku.php?id=start

Space is limited and a ticket is required for entry.

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-arduino-class-tickets-11297141053