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May 2, 2016 AT 7:00 am

Chicago Northside Mini Maker Faire is Saturday, May 7th

About Chicago Northside Mini Maker Faire

The Chicago Northside Mini Maker Faire is this Saturday May 7th. Get your tickets and more info here.

Chicago Northside Mini Maker Faire is the first and largest Maker Faire in the Chicagoland area. We began humbly, as a grassroots effort to bring the maker movement to Chicago, straight into the hands of our city’s youth. In 2011, local lockpicker and mathematics educator Christina Pei teamed up with Schurz High School‘s Principal Dan Kramer to found this local celebration of the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) spirit. Chicago Northside Mini Maker Faire focuses on education–educators teaching educators, amateurs teaching professionals, students teaching families. With a shoestring budget and only a dream, our inaugural Maker Faire in April, 2012 was a smashing success thanks to the 50+ makers who shared their talents in 3D printing, up-cycling, and urban farming just to name a few. Each year we returned bigger and better than the last. On May 7, 2016 we present our FIFTH ANNIVERSARY event. We anticipate 100+ makers and 2,000+ attendees. Come join the fun!

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