You are invited to celebrate the most irrational day of the year – Pi Day – with AFRL’s first Maker Fest!
This event is free and open to the community. Bring your DIY/Raspberry Pi/Arduino/other projects and curiosity to learn.
Have a Project/Talk/Tutorial idea? Please submit it here and we will contact you within 1-2 business days. All submissions must be approved by the Maker Fest organizers; a ticket does not guarantee a project spot. We will do our best to accommodate everyone with enough table space, power, and internet.
Why: To bring together various maker groups/businesses and encourage a collaborative DIY community in the Dayton area, to encourage exploration and tinkering as a path to innovation, to inspire future generations to become interested in STEM
Who: This event is free and open to the community. All ages are welcome.
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Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.
Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.