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Chapel Hill Maker Convening

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An open invitation to bring together local makers, artists, scientists, hobbyists, musicians, educators and community members to discuss the local maker movement and encourage public input in the planning of a Chapel Hill Maker Faire. The potential date for the Maker Faire would be September 23rd, 2017 at the Hargraves Community Center. Anyone interested is welcome to participate in this event.  Tours of the three UNC makerspaces will be included for attendees interested in learning more about the maker movement and campus maker resources.http://beam.unc.edu/facilities Light refreshments will be served.  For directions to the Kenan Science Library visit http://library.unc.edu/science/directions/  Agenda 9:30-10:00 AM- Story of the Burlington, NC Maker Faire- Bennett Harris, founder of STEAM Junction 10:00-11:00 AM- Maker Faire forum & planning grant to explore creating a Remake Learning – inspired Triangle/Triad network for educational innovation http://remakelearning.org/ 11:00-12:00 PM- Optional tours of the 3 Makerspaces at UNC http://beam.unc.edu/facilities  If you're interested in attending this event or being involved in future maker related events, please complete our maker info form https://goo.gl/forms/T40ixprpD8oFXg0u1  FAQs How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Please contact Laura Selmer at lselmer@townofchapelhill.org for questions regarding this event.  What is a Maker? Visit http://makezine.com/2016/04/01/what-is-a-maker-you-are/   Where can I park for this event?  General Visitor Parking            Info http://move.unc.edu/parking/visitor-parking/            Cost http://move.unc.edu/policy/pricing/#pane-0-3 Raleigh Road/ Highway 54 Parking lot            14 minutes https://goo.gl/maps/EBzZTyd3X1L2 Morehead Planetarium/Franklin Street             250 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514             Usually full by 9 am             7 minutes https://goo.gl/maps/twLKZ3DZAqA2 Ramshead Parking Deck             33 Ridge Rd, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514             12 minutes https://goo.gl/maps/2F4Rykfr8Vk Franklin Street Parking             East Franklin Street locations are closest http://www.parkonthehill.com/             7:30 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.

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UNC Kenan Science Library
Sat, Jan 28 at 9:30am

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