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Maker Faire Week is September 21-27 – See you there! #WMF15 #makerfaire @makerfaire @make

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Want even more from Maker Faire? Well there’s tons of events in the NYC area all week! Check out what’s planned here.

Maker Faire Week

Calling all Makers! Join us for Maker Faire Week—the week leading up to World Maker Faire New York 2015. Here you’ll find a full run-down of all the activities in which Makers can participate during Maker Faire Week. Check back often to see what other exciting events and activities have been added to the schedule.

Have an event, meetup, activity, party, launch, or other exciting offering for Maker Faire Week? Let us know at makerfaireweek@makermedia.com. We’d love to add it here!

Wednesday, September 16
IoT NY #23: Arduino Founder Talk & World Maker Faire Warm-Up

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

More Information: Hear from Massimo Banzi, co-founder of the Arduino project, on how Arduino’s easy-to-use hardware and software is an enabling piece of the Maker movement; and, Sherry Huss, vice president of Maker Media and co-creator of Maker Faire, with a sneak preview of World Maker Faire and Maker Faire Week, and Maker Movement is taking shape from cities like NY to smaller communities across the globe.

For IoT NY Members only. Visit the IoT NY website for membership information.

Thursday, September 17
Nomad Cycle’s 30-Point Bike Maintenance Checklist Class

Time: 7:05 pm – 10:05 pm

Location: Nomad Cycle in Long Island City, Queens, NY

Tickets: Tickets Available—Call Nomad Cycle, (718) 786-5600

Friday, September 18
Quintron’s Weather Warlock Synthesizer Project

Time: 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Location: Secret Project Robot, 389 Melrose St, Brooklyn, New York 11237

More Information: Visit this page for more details.

Saturday, September 19
Women in Tech Design Hackathon presented by AT&T, Harman, & Girls Who Code

Time: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm

Location: Center for Social Innovation in Chelsea, NYC

More Information: Do you like to design and make things? Are you inspired by the power of technology to affect positive change and do good? If so, get ready to show your skills. AT&T, Harman, and Girls Who Code are opening their doors for you to innovate. They’re looking for creative developers, designers, and entrepreneurs like you to join them at this special social good focused #WIThack.

Registration: Free to participate, registration required.

Check out even more events here!


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