If you haven’t already scheduled the day for your next Adafruit project, today would be a great time to check out your nearest National Park. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day every US National Park is offering free admission. Via Travel + Leisure:
On Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, all national parks in the United States will be totally free for visitors. If your company observes the federal holiday, what better way is there to spend a day off from work? Plus, there will only be four days in 2018 when all the parks will be free for everyone, so this is not an opportunity to be missed.
If you’re busy on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, however, the three other days that the parks will be open to all are April 21 (opening of National Park Week), Sept. 22 (National Public Lands Day), and Nov. 11 (Veterans Day).
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.