Items tagged with Maker

Pattern Sewing Workshops: Ages 10-Adult

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Advance to the next sewing level by learning to read and cut patterns. This INTERMEDIATE LEVEL workshop is conducted by freelance theatrical costumer, C. Delari Johnston. Bring your own machine or use one of 3 provided by the Westport Library. Indicate whether you want to use one of the Library machines when you register. Ages 10 & up

Participants MUST have completed a machine sewing workshop at the library or equivalent. Runs Wednesdays, July 17, 24, 31 and August 7, 6:30-8 pm. This is a cumulative program. Registration is for all 4-days. 

Register online for this free program for those who attend. Because of the limited number of students, you will be charged $30 upon registration. A full refund will be issued upon attendance or notification of inability to attend sent to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org a week before the program starts AND we can fill your spot. Questions? Contact Margaret Pastel at mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org.

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 Heart University and Ivoryton Playhouse in CT and Glimmerglass Opera in NY to Broadway. She was most recently part of the small army of artisans working on the nationally acclaimed Broadway production, "Hamilton".

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Teen, Maker Movement
Maker
Maker Kids

Sewing Intensive TinkerShop: Ages 10 & Up

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Make a pillow and string backpack in this beginner level workshop conducted by freelance theatrical costumer, C. Delari Johnston. Bring your own machine or use one of 3 provided by the Westport Library. Indicate whether you want to use one of the Library machines when you register. Ages 10 & up

Runs Monday through Thursday, July 22 – 25, 11:30 am-1 pm This is a cumulative program. Registration is for all 4-days.

Register online for this free program for those who attend. Because of the limited number of students, you will be charged $30 upon registration. A full refund will be issued upon attendance or notification of inability to attend sent to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org a week before the program starts AND we can fill your spot. Questions? Contact Margaret Pastel at mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org

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 Heart University and Ivoryton Playhouse in CT and Glimmerglass Opera in NY to Broadway. She was most recently part of the small army of artisans working on the nationally acclaimed Broadway production, "Hamilton".

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Teen, Maker Movement
Maker
Maker Kids

Family Maker Sunday: Paper Flowers

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Make a variety of paper flowers to take home for Mother’s Day. Each participant will receive one LED and battery for a special light-up flower. Free. Drop in anytime. All ages

 

 

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Maker Movement, Family
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

Eighth Annual Maker Faire Westport

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The theme this year is 8: Cre8, Innov8, Educ8. Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire Westport is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students and commercial exhibitors.
This year the attractions include:

  • Game of Drones, sponsored by Sacred Heart University Engineering, features racing drones built by students will be flying at more than 100 mph in a cage through an obstacle course.
  • The Great Duck Project, sponsored by Westport Sunrise Rotary Club, is aiming for a Guinness World Record for the world’s largest 3D printed duck.
  • The Sustainable Pathways area will have interactive exhibits from around Fairfield County so you can experience what people are doing to make the world
    a better place. 

Maker Faire Westport is looking for volunteers to help with its 8th annual event on Saturday, April 27. Volunteers can help with setup, working with makers, teardown and more. Both active and passive volunteer opportunities are available. Each volunteer receives a free official Maker Faire Westport t-shirt! Sign up now at westport.makerfaire.com/volunteer/.

For more information, go to westport.makerfaire.com.
Location: Baldwin lot, Veteran’s Green and Town Hall 

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Family Maker Sunday: Light-Up Cards

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Drop in and make a light-up card for your favorite person or pet for any occasion. 

All ages—children under age 8 must have adult assistance.

 

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Maker Movement, Family
All ages
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Maker Kids

Family Maker Sunday: Mini-Book Making

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There are many ways to tell a story. Create mini books with paper, scissors, glue and thread in a variety of shapes for quick personal storytelling. Designs may include infinity storybooks, flip books, and expandable books. All ages. Drop in.

Please bring in wrapping paper scraps if you have it to expand the cover art choices. 

 

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Maker Movement, Family
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

Family Maker Sunday: Catapults!

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Make a catapult out of craft sticks and rubber bands and then launch ping pong balls at a target. All ages. Drop in. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Maker Movement, Family
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

Sewing Intensive Workshops: Ages 10 & Up

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Join beginner/intermediate level workshops conducted by freelance theatrical costumer, C. Delari Johnston.  Bring your own machine or use one of 3 provided by the Westport Library. Indicate whether you want to use one of the Library machines when you register. Ages 10 & up

Runs Tuesdays, January 22-February 12 from 7-8:30 pm. This is a cumulative program.  Registration is for the full 4-week series. Register online.

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 Heart University and Ivoryton Playhouse in CT and Glimmerglass Opera in NY to Broadway. She was most recently part of the small army of artisans working on the nationally acclaimed Broadway production, "Hamilton".

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Teen, Maker Movement
Maker
Maker Kids

Electronics Surprise Workshop

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Join MakerSpace inventor Mike Altis in discovering what's in the new do-it-yourself electronics box from Ada Fruit. The Adabox is filled with curated Adafruit products focused around a theme the will help learning in one area in the world of do-it-yourself electronics. Register online; limit 6. Ages 10 & up

MakerSpace
Maker Movement, Teen
Maker

Cookie Cutter Tinkercad Workshop

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Learn to design your own cookie cutter on Tinkercad, a free, online, easy-to-use app for 3D design and coding. Adults. Free, Limit 10. Registration required.

Create a tinkercad account in advance of the workshop at: www.tinkercad.com/#/

A companion workshop for brainstorming and cookie recipe exchange is on Monday, November 26 at 7 pm. 
   

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