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Makers Digest 11/26/18

Upcoming Events

Monday, November 26

Intermediate Audio Editing for Podcasts - 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Participants will learn about the importance of music in podcasts and more advanced editing techniques, including reducing background noise and how to work around common recording errors. Basic Digital Audio Editing skills are required. More

Science Workshop for Young Makers - Microscopy - 6:00 - 7:00 pm
In this one-hour Science workshop for kids ages 6-13, participants will learn about light microscopy using several different kinds of microscopes. More

Tuesday, November 27

Festive Foliage - 6:30 - 9:00 pm
New Date Added for our most popular workshop! Craft a beautiful outdoor Christmas arrangement using the best selection of fresh greens, festive berries and accents. Class takes place in Guelph. More

Serger 101 - 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Are you a sewer who is keen to learn how to use a serger? You'll wonder how you ever sewed without one! 2-week class. $40, includes fabric. Class takes place in Burlington. More

Knit 'n' Natter - 7:00 - 8:30 pm
A social meet-up for fibre enthusiasts. Bring your own supplies and knit, crochet, or craft in this creative social group for all ages and skill levels. Class takes place in Burlington. More

Wednesday, November 28

Engineering Workshop for Young Makers - Drones - 6:00 - 7:00 pm
In this one-hour maker workshop for kids ages 6-13, participants will learn about Drones using UAVs from Hubsan and DJI. Come join us for a fun and informative workshop. More

iMovie for Beginners - 6:30 - 8:00 pm
An introduction to using iMovie on the Mac. Basic video editing techniques will be taught like using transitions and titles, adding audio and a soundtrack, cutting and splicing, and using the timeline. More

Beer Soap Workshop at Black Lab Brewing - 7:00 - 9:30 pm
We cover the chemistry behind soap making in simple terms, including what saponification is as well as the benefits of different oils, butters and BEER. More

Thursday, November 29

Holiday Market at the Toronto Botanical Garden - 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Stroll through the halls decked with holiday cheer and well-stocked with handcrafted and nature-inspired gifts, home décor, seasonal greens, forced bulbs, local honey, unique terrariums and home-baked treats. Presented in partnership with the Garden Club of Toronto. More

Wine and Paint Night - 7:00 - 9:00 pm
In this two-hour workshop, you will learn how to use a variety of acrylic paints, newspaper patches, palette knife, canvas, paper, brushes and more to express yourself in art. More

Friday, November 30

Make A 4 Foot Balloon Heart - 6:00 - 9:00 pm
This is a 3HR workshop designed to teach the concept, design and mechanics behind making a 4 foot balloon heart! More

Maker-In-Residence Meet & Chat - 1:30 - 5:30 pm
Drop-in and check out what Harrison King-McBain is working on. For his residency project, Harrison—with help from the rest of us—is going to design and build a 3D printed robotic arm. Class takes place in Burlington. More

Saturday, December 1

Robotics Workshop - 10-:00 am - 12:00 pm
This program is intended for teens and adults with high interest in learning more about robotics More

Black Women Learning Code HTML & CSS - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Our Tech Spark educator will be taking you through an empowering five-hour hands-on workshop for women of colour interested in learning how to code. More

3 Hour Intro to Pottery - 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Learn the steps to make functional pottery like mugs, bowls, and vases on the pottery wheel. More

Sunday, December 2

Introduction to Brush Lettering - 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Join us for a fun afternoon of lettering! In this 2 hour brush lettering workshop, we will be walking you through the basic fundamentals modern calligraphy using a brush pen. More

Bath Bomb Make & Take Workshop - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
This DIY make n’ take class is all about bath bombs and includes an easy for everyone recipe so that anyone can pull them off. More

Winter Urn Workshop - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Create your very own Winter Urn at our workshop. Come and be a Niagara College student for an hour or two, enjoy some fresh baked goods and tasty warm beverages made by our very own Benchmark restaurant. More


Curated by Tara Wilkins of Camp Tech

Photos donated with love from Shutterstock

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