[Lab] Mini Maker Fair Kids Table

technical at artengine.ca technical at artengine.ca
Fri Oct 5 11:00:08 EDT 2012

The Fair is on Octobre 13th and 14th from 11am-6pm, with set up time from
9-11 on the Saturday.

For more info you can visit the website at makerfaireottawa.ca


> When is the mini maker fair or where can I find more info? I have been so
> busy lately I have not had a chance to follow the mailing list
> Jean-Marc Le Blanc
> ---
> "Do you pine for the nice days of Minix-1.1, when men were men and wrote
> their own device drivers?" Linus Torvalds
> On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 10:07 AM, Mark Stephenson <
> mark.b.stephenson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Fellow makers, as some of you may know I'm going to operate a table at
>> the
>> Ottawa Mini Maker Fair on behalf of the Lab as a station for kids. I'll
>> have the laser cutter onsite and I'll cut out kids names in the form of
>> large necklaces (hollywood rapper style) that they can wear around their
>> neck.
>> I'll also have some Mini Maker Certificates that can be handed out. The
>> hope is that the kids can get their name necklace and then circulate
>> around
>> to a few stations and get something added onto their necklace/name .
>> Simple
>> things like a 3d printed bead, piece of yarn, piece of wire etc.. and
>> then
>> come back to my station and get their certificate. We haven't nailed
>> down
>> the add onto the badge thing so please chime in and let me know if you
>> would like to participate as part of what your already doing at the
>> fair.
>> Britta tells me I've got a prime spot and a large table so I have room
>> for
>> additional people who would like to volunteer and help me out with this
>> project. Also probably enough space should someone also have something
>> that
>> could fit well with the theme. Darcy if you wanted to bring some of your
>> planes that would be super cool.
>> I also need some help Saturday morning and Sunday afternoon transporting
>> gear including the laser. I'll have my station wagon which I hope can
>> take
>> the weight of the laser but I'll need help moving it and associated gear
>> back and forth.
>> I'm also putting out a call for cardboard, we may have a good supply
>> option but I'd like to have a backup plan. If you've got some used boxes
>> that would be good for cutting please drop them off to the lab.
>> I'm looking forward to the Fair, just a week away!
>> Cheers,
>> Mark
>> --
>> Mark Stephenson
>> mark.b.stephenson at gmail.com | m: 613-797-7192
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>> http://ca.linkedin.com/in/markstephenson
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