Want to learn more on a specific subject?  Get your hands dirty and make something special?  Sign up in advance for one of our workshops – FREE with admission!  See below for descriptions, times and to reserve your spot.

All workshops will be located at The Alameda Point Partners‘ Maker Garage

Shenzhen - Makers paradise

Maker:  Brett Webb

Time:  10:45am-11:10am

Age Range:  All ages are welcome!

Presentation Style:  Lecture

Description:

 Learn about Shenzhen, China – a Makers paradise.  Brett Webb will explain why it’s so fun, offer travel tips to get there, and share the secrets of how to make the most of your trip to the world’s electronic epicenter.

Make a Light-up Circuit

This workshop is full!

Makers: Sahrye Cohen & Hal Rodriguez

Time:  11:30am-12pm

Age Range:  All ages are welcome!

Presentation Style:  Hands-on/Lecture

Description:

Learn how to make a simple light-up circuit using copper tape, an LED and a battery.
Great for adults and kids! Ages 7+, under age 10 must have an adult.

Light-up superhero cosplay!

This workshop is full!

Makers: Sahrye Cohen & Hal Rodriguez

Time:  12:30pm-1:15pm

Age Range:  All ages are welcome!

Presentation Style:  Hands-on/Lecture

Description:

Like costumes and cosplay? Learn to make your own light-up superhero bracer out of EVA foam, conductive tape, and LEDs.

Driving Arduino

This workshop is full!

Maker:  Milt Friedman

Time:  1:45pm-2:45pm

Age Range:  All ages are welcome!

Presentation Style:  Hands-on/Lecture

Description:

Learn how to you use Arduino microcontrollers to control robots, sculptures, light shows, and appliances. This workshop offers an educational and hands-on experience with Arduino controlled cars.

How Stop Motion Puppets are made

Maker:  Victoria Rose

Time: 3:15pm-3:45pm

Age Range:  All ages are welcome!

Presentation Style:  Hands-on/Lecture

Description:

Learn the magic of animation with stop motion puppets from Victoria Rose, the puppet maker behind Coraline and other feature films.