A place for creativity, technology, and exploration!
Auburn's Maker Space is located within the new Auburn Community & Event Center at 910 9th Street SE in Les Gove Park. Equipment within the space includes: Epilog Helix Laser Printer, MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer, FormLabs Form 2 Resin 3D Printer, Brother Sewing and Embroidery Machine, Silhouette Cutter, Xbox Kinnect Scanner and a variety of hand tools.
Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 PM, Ages 11 & up, $25/$32
Various Dates, Ages 11 & up, $25/$32
Ages 11 & up, $25/$32
ADULT & SENIOR CLASS
February 14-March 7, Ages 21 & up, $60|Senior $48
Register online or by phone at 253-931-3043
Young Inventors' Club
Ages 10-15, $30/$38 per session
Every Saturday morning from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, youth ages 10-15 can join us for an adventure in science, technology, and creativity! Each month carries a theme, but not every session is mandatory - jump in whenever!
Each Wednesday evening from 6:30-9:00 PM, join us for a free or low-cost workshop! These classes introduce you to the basic operations of the machines, so you can learn to use them and create your own projects ASAP! The following schedule applies each month.
- 1st Wednesday: FREE all-ages open house. If you've never visited the Makerspace before, or you want to see what's new, join us for a family-friendly craft, conversation, and machine demonstrations. Please note that pre-registration for the paid workshops below is not available; please pay upon arrival at the front desk of the community center.
- 2nd Wednesday: Laser Orientation*. Learn the basics of how to use the laser engraver/cutter, including how it works, what types of files to use, what materials we can engrave, and more!
- 3rd Wednesday: 3D Printer Orientation*. Learn how 2 types of 3D printers work, what kinds of models you can print, how to set up a print, and how to finish one!
- 4th Wednesday: Wildcard, fee varies*. The last Wednesday of each month we use to rotate through special low-cost classes on the vinyl cutter, digital embroidery machine, special topics in 3D printing and laser cutting, information for volunteers,
*Any skills workshop will have a fee of $20 Auburn residents/$25 Non-residents, Ages 8+. Minors must be accompanied by paying adult.
During Open Make hours, community members who have been previously trained during one of our workshops can use the machines for their own projects. Drop in for the day or buy a pass to work on personal projects. Materials are not included, but may be purchased on site.For more information and current schedule please check out the Facebook page.