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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 January Open Make Schedule (PDF) 


Steam_LogoSTEAM Tweens - Registration Now Open!

Gear up this Winter 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.

  • Arts Camp - Make your own masterpiece! Each day brings a new project for you to Explore your creative side with paints, clay, and more! Here is where your imagination will soar! After STEAM means Science, Technology, Engineering, ARTS. Mondays, January 29-February 19.
  • YouTube Stars - Learn to make your own videos, just like your favorite YouTubers! We'll show you how to film and edit your videos, add effects, and post them to our private channel to share with your family and friends! Plus, you'll have a class full of collaborators to help choreograph that epic scene you've been planning! Thursdays, February 1-22.
  • Fashion of the Future - Do you want to make your own jewelry? 3D print it! What about a hat that lights up, or a geometric art pin cut from wood with laser precision? We can make it! Join us to be a part of the next wave of fashion design and explore the fascinating world of e-textiles - make clothes and accessories that are sewn, washable, wearable, completely awesome! Thursdays, March 1-22. 
  • Forensics Camp - Can you solve a mystery? Each week you will be given different clues and evidence to discover who committed the crime! Who knows, it could even be you! After all STEAM means SCIENCE, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics.  Mondays, February 26 - March 19.
  • Future Builders - Future Builders! Sign up for this hands on class and learn the ins and outs of architecture, engineering, and more! Design your own buildings, model them, and tear them down! Mondays, March 26-April 16.
  • Lego Wizardry - Have you mastered basic LEGO sets, and are ready to take things to the next level? We'll explore LEGO Architecture kits, LEGO robotics, and even LEGO drones in this workshop series, perfect for the kid who loves to build, engineer, break apart, and rebuild! Thursdays, March 29-April 19.


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

  • Be Dazzled! - Learn about light, colors, and fun! Enjoy the Makerspace with our kids and create a dazzling kaleidoscope to play with! You'll never see the world the same way again! Tuesday, February 27. 10-11:00 AM.
  • Coloring of the Future - Create a motorized coloring machine! Watch it jiggle and move across the page and help your little one create unique drawings to play with! Tuesday, February 13. 10-11:00 AM.
  • Feathered Friends - Build a bird house in the Makerspace! Using the Laser Cutter we will cut out pieces that fit together like a jigsaw puzzle and put together a little home for our feathered friends. The we will decorate them to express your child's creativity. Tuesday, March 6. 10-11:00 AM.
  • Sand & Slime - Come have fun with your little one in the Makerspace! Get messy and help your child make kinetic sand and glitter slime that you can take home with you. Lots of tactile and visual fun. January 30, 10-11:00 AM.


Painting_WomanMake & Take Projects!

Come make with us!
Ages 13 and up. 

  • Custom Mug or Wine Glass - Get cozy with your favorite morning pick-me-up or evening hot coffee/cocoa or wine with mug or wine glass, customized by YOU!  Our expert instructor makes it easy to use our vinyl cutter to make a completely individualized cup (your choice of ceramic mug or wine glass) you'll take home at the end of this fun 2 hour session.  Friday, January 12.  6:30-8:30 PM. $15/$19.  Senior Discount $12/$15.
  • Laser-Engraved Sting Art - Whether you want the perfectString_Art gift for someone special in your life or a charming accent to brighten your office, this workshop teaches you how to construct colorful geometric art from thread, nails, and a board laser-etched with a custom message! Get hands-on with our laser and crafty with our supplies for the perfect mash-up of technology and art! Saturday, January 27. 10:00 AM-12:00 PM. $20/$25. Senior Discount $15/$19.
  • Laser Personalized Gift Jars - Valentine's Day - love it or hate it, it's happening!  Whether you want a gift for your sweetie, a sweet for your best friend, or to treat yourself, show you care with a laser-engraved jar dolled up as a gift box!  We'll provide an assortment of sweet treats to stuff your jar, plus training on using our laser to engrave glass with a personalized message and graphic!  Friday, February 9, 6:30-8:30 PM.  $15/$19.  Senior Fee: $12/$15.
  • Laser Engraved Cutting Boards - Learn to use our laser to engrave wood in this fun workshop that lets you customize a pre-made cutting board with your own text or graphic!  Makes a great gift, accent for your kitchen, or tool for entertaining - choose a family recipe, your favorite saying or poem, or even your favorite Harley and make it your own! Saturday, February 24, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM.  $20/$25. Senior Fee: $15/$19.
  • Rustic Engraved Signs - Brighten up your spring cleaning with a great accessory for any room in the house!  We'll provide seasoned, salvaged wood for you to laser-engrave with a special message and stain to your personal tastes, plus the hanging hardware you need to put it up at home!  Further customize your sign with our quirky wood-scrap widgets for a unique piece that reflects your personality and interests.  Ages 13 & up.  $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.