Have you ever wondered what “Making” is or what the “Maker Movement” is? Have you wondered about the resources offered at Union’s Makerspace? Have you been curious how to integrate “Making” into your courses or how you can enhance student experience by leveraging the tools at the Makerspace? Are you interested in meeting local “Makers” and community stakeholders? Are you looking for a free, fun, family friendly event to bring you children and to?
If you have asked yourself any of these questions please join us at the Electric City Mini Maker Faire at Frank L. Messa Rink on May 5th from 11am-4pm to learn more about the resources at Union and the Capital District and the ways in which you can access and leverage them. This event, hosted by Union College is free and open to the public. We are inviting guests to exhibit their work and will have a broad range of participants from Union College, the surrounding community and the Capital District. We are inviting food vendors, local makers, small businesses, high school and middle school STEAM programs, local libraries, First Robotics, local Maker Spaces and many others to make it a well rounded event that really promotes Making, STEAM and the local community. Please visit our website to register for your free tickets and also look at the “Call for Makers” link if you are interested in exhibiting work.

We are expecting 300+ guests and 40+ exhibitors. It promises to be a fun and educational day intended to help create connections between Union and the community and to strengthen the network of creatives, technologists and makers at Union, in Schenectady and the Capital District and beyond.

WEBSITE: https://electriccity.makerfaire.com/

Please feel free to reach out to Cole Belmont (belmontc@union.edu) with questions or comments.