Items tagged with Maker

WestportMAKES: Zombie Laser Maze

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Join the MakerSpace Team on Sunday, October 30 to build--and then run through--a zombie-themed laser maze! From 1:00-2:00 come help us build the maze and then run through the finished product between 2:00 and 4:30!

Maker Movement
All ages

"An Inconsistent Story in Stealing" Teaser

October 24, 2016
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WestportMAKES a Movie was the August Maker program. Local filmmakers and SHS grads Connor and Carson Einarsen shot their independent movie, An Inconsistent Story in Stealing. Westport volunteers and the town of Westport made this film a reality. Here's the teaser! Stay tuned for notice of public screenings.

Maker, Movies

WestportMAKES: Zombie Flash Mob with Chris Crowe

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Maker-in-Residence sculptor Chris Crowe will turn YOU into a zombie with makeup and special effects!

Stop by the MakerSpace on Sunday, October 30 between 1:00 and 4:30 and then join us at 5:00 for a ZOMBIE FLASH MOB and mini zombie movie in downtown Westport!

Please note: Chris will be using LATEX accessories and you WILL GET MESSY.
 


 

Chris Crowe is a local sculptor and a familiar face at the Library. He's the creator of our dragon, Bradbury, and he's led several workshops including wand-making at our Harry Potter 2016 event and comic-book creation TinkerShops.   

Maker Movement
All ages

WestportMAKES: Costume 911

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It's almost Halloween and you don't have a costume yet?? That's okay--we've got you covered!

Join theatrical costumer Delari Johnston on Sunday, October 30, for a pop-up costume workshop!

 

C. Delari Johnston is a freelance theatrical costumer. She has worked on a wide range of projects, from design and construction for community theater at Stamford Theatre Works to regional theater work for Long Wharf Theatre, Sacred HeartUniversity and Ivoryton Playhouse in CT and Glimmerglass Opera in NY to Broadway. She is currently part of the small army of artisans working on the nationally acclaimed Broadway production, "Hamilton."

Maker Movement
All ages
Maker Kids

DATE CHANGE: WestportMAKES: Zombie Laser Maze

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PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED TO SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30!

Join the MakerSpace Team on Saturday, October 29 to build--and then run through--a zombie-themed laser maze! From 10:00-12:00 come help us build the maze and then run through the finished product between noon and 4:00!

Maker Movement
All ages

POSTPONED WestportMAKES: Zombie Flash Mob with Chris Crowe

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THIS EVENT IS RESCHEDULED TO SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30

Maker-in-Residence sculptor Chris Crowe will turn YOU into a zombie with makeup and special effects!

Stop by the MakerSpace on Sunday, October 30 between 1:00 and 4:30 and then join us at 5:00 for a ZOMBIE FLASH MOB and mini zombie movie in downtown Westport!

Please note: Chris will be using LATEX accessories and you WILL GET MESSY.
 


 

Chris Crowe is a local sculptor and a familiar face at the Library. He's the creator of our dragon, Bradbury, and he's led several workshops including wand-making at our Harry Potter 2016 event and comic-book creation TinkerShops.   

Maker Movement
All ages

WestportMAKES: Make a Monster Mask with Chris Crowe

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Create your own monster mask this year as the MakerSpace's Season of Making kicks into high gear! Join our Sculptor-in-Residence, Chris Crowe, for a 5-day mask-making workshop right behind the Library's MakerSpace. Chris will show you sculpting techniques and by the end of the workshop, you'll have your own, wearable monster mask. 

Space is limited, registration is required, and please be able to come to all 5 sessions. AGE 12 AND UP

REGISTER NOW!


 

Chris Crowe is a local sculptor and a familiar face at the Library. He's the creator of our dragon, Bradbury, and he's led several workshops including wand-making at our Harry Potter 2016 event and comic-book creation TinkerShops.   

Maker Movement
High School, Grade 9
Maker
Grade9, Grade8, Grade10

WestportMAKES: Wings and Things Workshop

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Create Your Own costume accessories with professional costumer C. Delari Johnston in this fun pop-up workshop right behind the Library's MakerSpace! 

No registration required--just stop by!

 

C. Delari Johnston is a freelance theatrical costumer. She has worked on a wide range of projects, from design and construction for community theater at Stamford Theatre Works to regional theater work for Long Wharf Theatre, Sacred HeartUniversity and Ivoryton Playhouse in CT and Glimmerglass Opera in NY to Broadway. She is currently part of the small army of artisans working on the nationally acclaimed Broadway production, "Hamilton."

Maker Movement
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

Fall Celestial Viewing with Maker Kevin Green

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Join physics and astronomy professor and Westport Astronomical Society board member Kevin Green for celestial viewing with the Library telescopes in the upper parking lot, weather permitting.

  • Thursday October 13, 6-9pm
  • Thursday November 10, 6-9pm
  • Thursday December 8, 6-9pm
The Great Hall
Maker Movement
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

Ghost Hunter Dustin Pari on the Paranormal

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As a part of WestportMAKES: Seasonal Fun, join in a night of the paranormal with a very special lecture by the SyFy Network hit show Ghost Hunters star Dustin Pari. Find out what a life investigating the paranormal around the world entails as well as the latest ghost-hunting techniques in this spine-tingling—and informative—talk. Register online. NOTE: This date is changed from the original date of October 27. 

Afterwards, there will be hands-on demonstrations with some MakerSpace-made ghost hunting equipment. The month-long WestportMAKES: Halloween season of Making caps off with this special October “Un-Maker”!

Dustin was born and raised in Rhode Island. He has known and worked with members of The Atlantic Paranormal Society (TAPS) team and on the TV shows Ghost Hunters and Ghost Hunters: International for ten years. He has been interested in the paranormal since he was a child. For the last 23 years, he has traveled the world actively researching the field. With TAPS, he has investigated countless haunted sites, from inns, churches, infamous jails and private family homes to world-famous places like the USS Constitution. Dustin has been interested in the paranormal since he was a child. For the last 23 years, he has traveled the world actively researching the field. He has penned a few paranormal and motivational books thus far, and more are in the works. You can follow him on Twitter @DustinPari

Photo courtesy of Michael Cogliantry/Syfy.
 

McManus Room
Talks & Readings, Maker Movement
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids