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Cambridge Mini Maker Faire 2012

Artisans' Asylum

Friday, April 20, 2012 at 12:00 PM - Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

Cambridge Mini Maker Faire 2012

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Type End Quantity
Adult
Tickets will be $20 at the door.
Ended Free  
Child (under 8)
Ages 2-18
Ended Free  
Child (8-18) Ended Free  
Student (18+) Ended Free  

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Attendance is Free!  Why sign up for a ticket?
Signing up for a ticket will help us to gauge how many people will be coming and will help us plan our exhibits and interactive displays so that we will have enough materials for everyone to take part and enjoy.

In exchange for signing up, you'll be entered into a random drawing with a chance at winning one of several door prizes made by our members or donated by our sponsors.  Just bring your paper ticket with you to the event to enter!  

Prizes include (but are not limited to): Free Subscriptions to Make Magazine, kits from the Maker Shed,  and more.  (Check our website closer to the event for a full list of prizes.  Prize winners will be notified by e-mail after the event and will be announced via our website.)   

What day(s) and hour(s) will Cambridge Mini Maker Faire be open to the public? 
April 20, Noon to 4pm

Where can I park? 
Parking is available in the underground lot below the Cambridge Public Library. There is limited on street parking on Broadway Street. 

http://www.cambridgema.gov/cpl/hoursandlocations/mainlibrary.aspx

Where is the handicap parking located?
http://www.cambridgema.gov/cpl/hoursandlocations/mainlibrary.aspx

Where can I park my RV?
http://www.cambridgema.gov/cpl/hoursandlocations/mainlibrary.aspx

Is public transportation available? 
Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School is accessible by the T. The event is a few minutes' walk from the Harvard T stop. 

Will you have bike parking? 

Bike parking is available outside the Cambridge Public Library.  http://www.cambridgema.gov/cpl/hoursandlocations/mainlibrary.aspx

Can I volunteer at the Mini Maker Faire? 

Volunteers are great! Please contact Chris at connors934@gmail.com

What if it rains? 
The show will go on! Bring rain gear to keep you dry when walking outdoors. Fortunately, we will have many indoor exhibits to keep the family dry.

What can I expect?
To have a fantastic time! You'll be surprised and intrigued with every corner that you turn.

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When & Where


Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School
459 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138

Friday, April 20, 2012 at 12:00 PM - Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 4:00 PM (EDT)


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Artisans' Asylum

About Cambridge Mini Maker Faire:

Cambridge Mini Maker Faire has been helping connect creative and curious people since 2009. 

About Artisan's Asylum:

Artisan’s Asylum, Inc. is a non-profit community craft studio located at 10 Tyler Street, in Somerville, Massachusetts. Our mission is to support and promote the teaching, learning and practicing of craft of all varieties.

About Maker Faire:

Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.  It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.

Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, artists, science clubs, students, authors, and commercial exhibitors. They are of all ages and backgrounds. Maker Faire’s mission is to entertain, inform, connect and inspire these thousands of Makers and aspiring Makers.

The inaugural Maker Faire was held in San Mateo, CA and in 2011 celebrated its sixth annual Bay Area event with some 100,000 people in attendance. As Maker Faire has grown in popularity and relevance, additional flagship faires were launched in 2010 in Detroit and New York City. Community-driven, independently produced Mini Maker Faire events inspired by Maker Faire are now being produced around the United States and the world, including this Mini Maker Faire.

About MAKE Magazine:

MAKEis the first magazine devoted entirely to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) technology projects. MAKE unites, inspires, informs, and entertains a growing community of resourceful people who undertake amazing projects in their backyards, basements, and garages. MAKE celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your will.

About O'Reilly Media:

O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly Media has been a chronicler and catalyst of cutting-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making and evangelism.

 

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