For those of you at the workshop whose flights don't leave until Saturday afternoon, this might be a fun diversion... :)
Matt ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "E.W." firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Oct 16, 2014 9:36 PM Subject: [Py-CU] Fwd: Heartland Maker Fest is coming! Sat. Oct 18 10-4pm @ Lincoln Square To: email@example.com Cc:
FYI, the Heartland Maker Fest is coming up this Saturday! Py-CU will have a table with live coding. This is fantastic event run out our parent organization, Makerspace Urbana.
---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Heartland Maker Fest Contact@heartlandmakerfest.org Date: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 12:24 PM Subject: Heartland Maker Fest is coming! Sat. Oct 18 10-4pm @ Lincoln Square To:
*Saturday October 18th, 2014 - **10am - 4pm *
* Lincoln Square Mall in UrbanaFree Admission!*
Join us this Saturday for our annual Heartland Maker Fest http://heartlandmakerfest.org/! This is a one-day, family-friendly event that celebrates arts, crafts, engineering, music, science, and technology projects and the Do-It-Yourself spirit in our community.
This year we will feature a wonderful list of *guest speakers http://heartlandmakerfest.org/speakers/* and set up a giant *Quadcopter Obstacle Course http://heartlandmakerfest.org/577-2/* brought to us by River City Labs Makerspace in Peoria.
*Over 20 wonderful local** makers i**ncluding:*
- Kunstwurfelspiel http://heartlandmakerfest.org/meet-the-makers-kunstwurfelspiel-academy-of-creative-coding/ - An Academy of Creative Coding - Society for Creative Anachronism http://heartlandmakerfest.org/meet-the-makers-society-for-creative-anachronism/ - Spin your own yarn - Makerspace Urbana http://makerspaceurbana.org/ - Come learn to solder - Trashion Fashion http://heartlandmakerfest.org/meet-the-makers-trashion-fashion/ - Making fashion from trash - CUDO Plays http://heartlandmakerfest.org/meet-the-makers-cudo-plays/ - Game design competition - Central Illinois Aeprospace http://heartlandmakerfest.org/central-illinois-aerospace/ - Yup they got rockets - and many many more http://heartlandmakerfest.org/2014-makers/!
*Quadcopter Obstacle Course:*
Do you have a quadcopter? Well, bring it to this year’s event and give a spin through the massive obstacle course brought to you by River City Labs Makerspace http://rivercitylabs.org/ in Peoria! More details here http://heartlandmakerfest.org/577-2/.
*Guest Speakers Schedule:* (Presentations will be on the stage near the center of the mall)
*Makerspace Urbana and the Heartland Maker Fest* Emily Knox *Assistant Professor, **GSLIS*
*Info City* Christopher Hamb *Founder, Director of New Media, Chrisp Media, LLC*
*Call for Participation: Collaborative Community Art* elizaBeth Simpson *Strategic Artistry *
*Servers to your Devices, Broad Overview of the Internet* Yonathan Tulu *Software and Hardware Engineer and Organizer*
*Why Making Matters: Stories from the Fab Lab* Jeff Ginger *Operations Manager for CU Community Fab Lab*
*Latin American Hack Labs* Anita Chan *Assistant Professor, Media & Cinema Studies*
*Animation, Quilting & Embroidery* Nina Paley *Animator, Artist, Free Culture Proponent*
*Workers and Weirdos: Youth Arts Programs in the US* Tyler Denmead *Assistant Professor, Media & Cinema Studies*
*More ways to connect:* Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heartlandmakerfest Join the Event https://www.facebook.com/events/1487664831505630/ Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/heartlandmf
*Interested in volunteering? * We still need people, sign-up here. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Y6maWklulCF4nHO8z-3M9ZmNFL80AvrpJTxGVRAKbq4/viewform Or help out by sending this email along to friends!
*Parking:* There is free parking around the mall at: 201 Lincoln Square https://www.google.com/maps/place/201+Lincoln+Square,+Urbana,+IL+61801+art_mart Urbana, IL 61801 https://www.google.com/maps/place/201+Lincoln+Square,+Urbana,+IL+61801+art_mart
See you Saturday!
Thanks!! Heartland Maker Fest Planning Committee