Why we do this Maker Faire thing again?

Why do we do this? What keeps us going? Our collective enthusiasm for maker culture is certainly one important reason, but it's also about receiving emails like this one: Hi Jen, I'm a 13 year old boy who has recently…

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Need another reason to come out to Toronto Mini Maker Faire?

Hey look, Cory Doctorow says you should come!     Paying it Forward We’re working with our community partners from Toronto’s priority neighbourhoods to help bring 200 children, students, and their families to Toronto Mini Maker Faire on Sunday, September 22, and we need your…

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TVOParents wants to send you and your family to the Maker Faire!

Thought we'd let you know that our media partner TVOParents is doing a fun contest to send one lucky family to Toronto Mini Maker Faire! Tinker. Hack. Invent. Make! TVOParents is giving away a family pass to Toronto Mini Maker Faire, our…

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Pay It Forward! Be a Maker Faire Supporter

We’re working with our community partners from Toronto’s priority neighbourhoods to help bring 200 children, students, and their families to Toronto Mini Maker Faire on Sunday, September 22, and we need your support! In Canada, the latest figures show that…

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Meet the Makers: The world’s first truly affordable 3D Scanner by MATTERFORM

Since Toronto Mini Maker Faire supports making in all its shapes and forms, we thought we’d tell you more about the makers you will meet at the faire. The Matterform 3D Scanner - by MATTERFORM The world’s first truly affordable 3D scanner for home…

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Meet the Makers: HackLab.TO

Since Toronto Mini Maker Faire supports making in all its shapes and forms, we thought we’d tell you more about the makers you will meet at the faire. HackLab Members Projects by HACKLAB.TO HackLab.TO is a technology hacker space in Toronto…

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Meet the Makers: 3D Chocolate Printer BY 3D CHOCOLATEERING

Since Toronto Mini Maker Faire supports making in all its shapes and forms, we thought we'd tell you more about the makers you will meet at the faire. 3D Chocolate Printer BY 3D CHOCOLATEERING See the world's first Chocolate Selective Laser Sintering 3D…

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Meet the Makers: Toronto Tool Library & Makerspace

Since Toronto Mini Maker Faire supports making in all its shapes and forms, we thought we'd tell you more about the makers you will meet at the faire. The Toronto Tool Library: Makerspace has 3D printers, a laser cutter, CNC Router…

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What can you expect to see at Toronto Mini Maker Faire?

Expect to see robots, 3D printing in action, jewelry, beautiful wood and glass creations, and more. BetaKit sums it up in a great write-up piece on Toronto Mini Maker Faire: Maker Faire Toronto is a celebration of Makers – a term fondly…

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SAVE 50% on Toronto Mini Maker Faire Tickets!

Thanks to the AWESOME sponsors who have recently come on board, we are able to sell a limited number of tickets at 50% off! Buy your Maker Faire discounted tickets now to SAVE BIG! We have a limited number of…

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ShopLocket: Ecommerce built for makers

We are happy to add ShopLocket to the growing list of sponsors of Toronto Mini Maker Faire. ShopLocket: Ecommerce built for makers ShopLocket has been a huge supporter of Toronto Maker Faire from day one. We have spotted Katherine Hague and crew at the…

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Family Day at Toronto Maker Faire

One thing that would make Toronto Maker Faire special is...seeing more kids at the Maker Faire! So, parents of TO, please take note: Sunday, September 22nd is now Family Day at Toronto Maker Faire. In addition to all the great stuff…

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TVO partners with Toronto Maker Faire

Toronto Maker Faire feels loved. Because today is the day TVO stepped up as our awesome media partner! What makes TVO so special and close to our maker hearts? We give you three reasons: kids, math, and games. TVOKids TVOKids…

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And the Winner Is…

The winner of Toronto Mini Maker Faire  and Me to We Style t-shirt design is this awesome design by Yana Stepchenko! To recap, here's the grand prize this winning design gets: An Xbox party for the winner & 14 lucky friends at…

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Introducing Shopify: instant awesome!

We are totally excited to announce that Shopify has joined the Toronto Mini Maker Faire as a sponsor! Shopify does not need an introduction, but I will happily tell you that I have been involved with the Shopify team one…

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Would you like a BrushBot with that?!

Posted on August 29, 2013 Under Uncategorized

Purchase your ticket by this Sunday, September 2nd with promo code BRUSHBOT, and we'll have the parts to build a free BrushBot for yourself, for free, when you get to the faire. Battle well, friends. BATTLE WELL. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JnjOb4Qu0k

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The Makers have landed! All Hail the Makers.

Posted on August 21, 2013 Under Uncategorized

 The 2013 Makers Have Landed Maker enthusiasts rejoice - only a month until the Faire! The September 21-22, Wychwood Barns is going to buzz with flashing lights, sparks, 3D printed creations of many varieties, robots and old school tech meets…

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Meet one of our awesome Maker Faire sponsors: The Office of Research and Innovation at George Brown College

Posted on August 14, 2013 Under Sponsors

As we organize the Toronto Maker Faire, we have come to rely on our sponsors and community to help us make the Faire the most awesome event it can be. It may not come as a surprise to you to…

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Join The Official Toronto Mini Maker Faire T-Shirt Design Contest

*Contest Extended One More Day to Midnight, Tuesday August 27* Maker Faire is an award winning, family friendly event celebrating technology, education, science, arts, crafts, engineering, food, sustainability, and more, in cities around the world. We’re expecting 5,000 people to attend…

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