• Volunteers Needed for STEM Night at Local Middle School

    Lake Nona Middle School

    Couple more Volunteers Needed for the Lake Nona Middle School STEM Night event, on Wednesday evening, December 8th, from 6pm to 8pm.

    This will be an in-person event with exhibitor tables set up in the cafeteria. Students and their families will move from table to table to interact with exhibitors. Lake Nona Middle School is located at 13700 Narcoossee Road Orlando, FL 32832. We generally have[masked] attendees.

    If you wish, you may operate ORMaC, the club's 4-foot tall robot.

    Please contact Neil and Steve for more information, and/or if you'd like to volunteer at this event.

    Thanks!
    Steve & Neil

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  • (Virtual) Maker Faire Miami

    Online event

    Just an informational message that Maker Faire Miami is this weekend, and it's virtual this year (for obvious reasons). You need to register, but it's free. Full details here... https://miami.makerfaire.com/

  • Mar 2020 Monthly Meeting

    MakerFX Makerspace

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  • Feb 2020 Monthly Meeting

    Melrose Tech Center, 2nd floor of the Orlando Library

    This is our meeting on the second Saturday of the month!

    Location is Melrose Center (2nd Floor of downtown library)

    We will have social time, show-n-tell time for everyone to share their projects, & a presentation or two... So please bring anything you are working on!

    Agenda:

    Start Meeting at 1:00PM

    1. Introductions & Announcements:
    - Introductions
    - Announcements

    2. Presentations/Discussions:
    - Steve will provide an Introduction to his new group: The Helpful Robots, https://www.meetup.com/The-Helpful-Robots/, Description: This group is for those who are new to robotics. We will be hosting robot builds and related workshops. Our emphasis is on the basics: such as mechanical structures, electronic integration, and programming.
    - TBD

    3. Show & Tell - Everyone: Please bring your projects & show your work!

    See you there!

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  • Dec 2019 Monthly Meeting

    Melrose Tech Center, 2nd floor of the Orlando Library

    This is our monthly meeting on the second Saturday of every month!

    Location is Melrose Center (2nd Floor of downtown library)

    We will have social time, show-n-tell time for everyone to share their projects, & a presentation or two... So please bring anything you are working on!

    Agenda:

    Start Meeting at 1:00PM

    1. Introductions & Announcements:
    - Introductions
    - Other Maker Faires

    2. Presentations/Discussions:
    - Maker Faire 2019 recap

    3. Show & Tell - Everyone: Please bring your projects & show your work!
    - Hero

    Open discussion: 3:00PM - 3:45

    End Meeting at 3:45PM

    See you there!

  • Maker Faire Orlando 2019

    Central Florida Fair

    Many of us volunteered the last few years, and had a blast!

    This is a two-day event, and is on both Saturday and Sunday.

    For more details about Maker Faire: http://www.makerfaireorlando.com

    Our list of volunteers who will get paid admission are:

    Saturday, AM Shift, 9:30AM-1:30PM: Paul, Kevin

    Saturday, PM Shift, 1:00PM-5:00PM: Steve, Jerry

    Sunday, AM Shift, 9:30AM-1:30PM: Paul, Rick

    Sunday, PM Shift, 1:00PM-5:00PM: Rick, Kevin

    Please note that only the folks listed above are on our official volunteer list and get paid admission. Other folks can also volunteer directly with the Maker Faire folks, at: http://www.makerfaireorlando.com/volunteers/, or you can buy a ticket from the Maker Faire folks

    Many Thanks to all our volunteers, including those volunteering with other exhibitors and groups, such as Neil, Jerry and others!!

    Thanks!

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  • Oct 12th Meeting to Prepare for Maker Faire

    MakerFX Makerspace

    UPDATED LOCATION: MakerFX Maker Space (i.e., NOT Our usual location)
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    This is a special meeting to prepare for the Nov 9th and 10th Maker Faire (i.e., this is Not a typical meeting... new folks may wish to skip this month and come to future meetings).

    If you plan to volunteer to staff our booth, please attend, so that we can go over all preparations.

    Start at 1:00PM

    1. Introductions & Announcements:

    2. Show & Tell - Everyone: Please bring your projects & show your work!

    3. Maker Faire Preparations

    End about 3:00PM

    See you there!

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  • Monthly Meeting

    Melrose Tech Center, 2nd floor of the Orlando Library

  • August 2019 Monthly Meeting

    Melrose Tech Center, 2nd floor of the Orlando Library

    Rick is hosting this preparation session for the annual Maker Faire later this year!
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    This is our monthly meeting on the second Saturday of every month at Melrose Tech Center, 2nd floor of the Orlando Downtown Library!

    We will have social time, show-n-tell time for everyone to share their projects, & a presentation or two... So please bring anything you are working on!

    Agenda:

    Start Meeting at 1:00PM

    1. Introductions & Announcements:

    2. Show & Tell - Everyone: Please bring your projects & show your work!

    3. Presentations/Discussions:

    End Meeting at 3:00PM

    See you there!

  • Monthly Meeting

    Melrose Tech Center, 2nd floor of the Orlando Library

    This is our monthly meeting on the second Saturday of every month at Melrose Tech Center, 2nd floor of the Orlando Downtown Library!

    We will have social time, show-n-tell time for everyone to share their projects, & a presentation or two... So please bring anything you are working on!

    Agenda:

    Start Meeting at 1:00PM

    1. Introductions & Announcements:

    2. Show & Tell - Everyone: Please bring your projects & show your work!

    3. Presentations/Discussions:

    End Meeting at 4:00PM

    See you there!

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