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Come on down to Cambridge Mini Maker Faire

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Come on down to the Cambridge Mini Maker Faire today!

You can meet up with other makers, get some project inspiration and talk to a MAKE magazine author or two. While you are there, stop by the MAKE booth to enter to win one of two pairs of weekend passes to World Maker Faire 2012.

Admission to the Cambridge Mini Maker Faire is free. Come join us to meet great people and see amazing projects from noon to 4pm on Friday, April 20th at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School.  The CMMF is sponsored by Artisan’s Asylum, and is part of the Cambridge Science Festival Carnival.

Getting there: The Cambridge Mini Maker Faire is held at 449 Broadway, site of the main branch of the Cambridge Public Library, and Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School. The Cambridge Science Festival site has a map of the area with details on other events at the Carnival. Limited parking is available beneath the Cambridge Public Library, and under the tennis courts on Ellery Street.

Artisan’s Asylum, partner of Cambridge Mini Maker Faire

Where would you go if you wanted to work with some of the most amazing tools and incredibly talented makers creating unbelievable projects? Why Artisan’s Asylum, of course!

They have a typically busy weekend ahead. Gui writes:

As part of the Cambridge Science Festival, Artisan’s Asylum will be hosting an Open House this Saturday from 1PM to 5PM. Explore exciting fabrication technology, get up close and personal with the work of our resident engineers, inventors, artists and craftspeople, see examples of things you can make and learn to make here, and mingle with our members, instructors and staff! This event is free and open to the public, with light refreshments available.

Artisan’s Asylum will be hosting a one-week trebuchet design and build competition starting on Sunday.

At the Cambridge Mini Maker Faire this Friday, Artisan’s Asylum is planning to have lots of information about the organization and projects that people are working on. They’ll have some of the makers in their vibrant community showing projects, including a motorized barber chair, robots and more.

For more information on Artisan’s Asylum, visit their site, where you can find out about the organization and register for classes. They also have an active Facebook group and Flickr group.

Admission to the Cambridge Mini Maker Faire is free. Come join us to meet great people and see amazing projects from noon to 4pm on Friday, April 20th at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School.  The CMMF is sponsored by Artisan’s Asylum, and is timed to coincide with the Cambridge Science Festival Carnival.

Getting there: The Cambridge Mini Maker Faire is held at 449 Broadway, site of the main branch of the Cambridge Public Library, and Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School. The Cambridge Science Festival site has a map of the area with details on other events at the Carnival. Limited parking is available beneath the Cambridge Public Library, and under the tennis courts on Ellery Street.

2012 Cambridge Mini Maker Faire

Join us for the third Cambridge Mini Maker Faire on Friday, April 20, from noon to 4pm.  We will be coordinating with the Cambridge Science Festival and their Carnival event. The Mini Maker Faire will be located on the tennis courts of Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School, right next to the main branch of the Cambridge Public Library. Check the map for specifics on the location.

Our Sponsor for the Cambridge Mini Maker Faire is Artisan’s Asylum in Somerville. You can see many makers’ projects including these: MAKE magazine, Artisan’s Asylum, 3D printing demonstrations, ToyBrain, ACRIS Lighting System, Kid contraptions + Open shop, Automata by Dug North, danger!awesome kinetic sculpture and laser-made goodies, DIYBIO- GFP, REVObots, Stuff Charles Made, tinyKart, 4pcb, Pneu Scooter, Twitch, Singing Tesla Coil, DuckyBots, CommBot, Kiwi’s Tiny Books, Pumped Up, Electric Motorcycle and more.

Early birds will find parking beneath the library and under the tennis courts. There is limited street parking. Transportation via the MBTA is good, and the site is just a few blocks away from the Harvard stop on the T with bus service to the site.

You can see past coverage of the Cambridge Mini Maker Faire on the MAKE blog. If you would like to contribute to expenses of the event, you can donate here.

Getting there: The Cambridge Mini Maker Faire is held at 449 Broadway, site of the main branch of the Cambridge Public Library, and Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School. The Cambridge Science Festival site has a map of the area with details on other events at the Carnival. Limited parking is available beneath the Cambridge Public Library, and under the tennis courts on Ellery Street.