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MakerSpace

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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.

Download the Current Open Make Schedule (PDF) 


Steam_LogoSTEAM Tweens - Registration Now Open!

Gear up this Spring for the most exciting after-school class around! Is your kid a maker? A tinkerer? An artist? An aspiring inventor or engineer? Join us at the Auburn MakerSpace on Mondays and/or Thursdays from 5:00-7:00 PM!
Ages 8-12  Fee: $40 per class series.

Cooking Chemistry - Through hands-on edible experiments young chefs will learn about the science behind cooking, the reactions that take place while food is being prepared and what role each ingredient plays in a recipe.  Mondays, May 7-28.     

LEGO Cityscapes - Create towns and cities with LEGOs!  This fun and interactive class will building our own towns and cities and recording them with our IPads as they go up to complete a group film!  How cool is that?  Thursdays, May 10-31. 


NEW PROGRAM! Little STEAMers - Registration opens November 20!

Little SteamersThe Maker Space is open for mini makers!  Kids ages 4-6 and their parents are invited to try out the new Mini Makers workshops where kids will use their imaginations and get hands on in building, creating and making!  Mini makers will combine Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math to create fun projects to take home.
Ages 4-6  Fee: $10/$13

    • Tree Huggers - Become a gardener come celebrate Earth Day in the Maker Space by creating Little_Steamers_Sandrecycled paper that will grow when you plant it.  Learn how things grow, and then plant some flowers of your very own!  Wednesday, April 18, 11:15 AM- 12:15 PM.    
    • LEGO Laboratory - Expand your mind with LEGO math and building challenges!  Then, build a balloon race car and compete to see how far it can go!  Wednesday, May 2, 11:15 AM- 12:15 PM.
    • Dino Day - Become a paleontologist for the day!  Learn about the gentle giants, ferocious predators, and flying dinosaurs of the past.  Dig up some dinosaur bones, make your own fossils, and go for a dino hunt in the park!  Wednesday, May 15, 11:15 AM-12:15 PM.
    • 3...2...1... Blast Off! - Explore the universe and pretend to be an astronaut for a day!  Build your very own rocket and watch it soar into the sky while learning about planets and the stars.  Wednesday, May 30, 11:15 AM- 12:15 PM.


Make & Take Projects!

Come make with us!  All materials are included!
Ages 13 and up. 

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  • Desk Block Signs - We'll create desk signs for home and office using the newest laser etching technology.  High quality woods, stains and paints will make your sign a lasting keepsake. Friday, April 13, 6:30-8:30 PM.  $15/$19.  Senior Fee: $12/$15.
  • Porch Décor - Create rustic signs to make your front porch fun and inviting! Friday, April 27, 6:30-8:30 PM.  $20/$25.  Senior Fee: $15/$19.
  • Custom Engraved Baking Dish - Inscribe a baking dish with a special message, image or other personal touch. Friday, May 11, 6:30-8:30 PM.  $20/$25.  Senior Fee: $15/$19. 
  • Engraved Wooden Spoons - Custom wooden spoons with comfy words.  Come stir in the love!  Friday, May 25, 6:30-8:30 PM. $15/$19. Senior Fee: $12/$15.
  • Kids Décor - Customize your kids bedroom with fun, personalized, layered wood art.  Friday, June 8, 6:30-8:30 PM.  $15/$19. Senior Fee: $12/$15.
  • Personalized Wall Art - Decorate your living room with a custom word art 2D sculpture.  Friday, June 22, 6:30-8:30 PM.  $20/$25.  Senior Fee: $15/$19.

For a complete list of upcoming project workshops, check out our brochure (PDF), see our Facebook pagelinks to external site or view the full list of activities.

Register online or by phone at 253-931-3043.