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Workshops at Maker Extravaganza 2015

Posted on July 30, 2015 Under Uncategorized

There are two types of workshops happening at the Maker Extravaganza on August 1st & 2nd. They are open to all ages unless otherwise specified: 1. Drop-in Workshops will run throughout the weekend at different stations across both floors of…

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Imagination Catalyst Audience Choice Award

Posted on July 30, 2015 Under Uncategorized

For those who are familiar with the Maker Festival will know that each year the title of Best in Show is awarded to a handful of exemplary Makers chosen by the organizing team. This year, Best in Show will be…

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3D Printing Exhibitors at Maker Festival

Posted on July 26, 2015 Under Uncategorized

Do you go totally gaga for 3D Printing? Want to know what awesome 3D printing exhibitors will be at the Maker Extravaganza this year? Here’s the low down: MakerWiz This project explores the ability of 3D printing to create artistic…

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What’s on at Maker Festival this weekend

Posted on July 24, 2015 Under Uncategorized

AND SO IT BEGINS! AN ENTIRE WEEK OF MAKING! What's on at Maker Festival this weekend? Everything from Virtual-Reality-Headset-Making to Needle Felting to Figure Drawing. If you're looking for a reason to tap in to your creativity, this week there…

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Volunteer Opportunities at Maker Festival

Posted on July 16, 2015 Under Uncategorized

Are you a Maker-enthusiast? A Maker-groupie? or maybe just plain old curious about the Maker movement and would like to get involved? We're going to need a humungous team to pull off the Maker Extravaganza – and we'd love to have…

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What makes a Maker?

Posted on May 29, 2015 Under Uncategorized

The applications this year have been as diverse as ever – perhaps owing to the fact that we’ve been calling for ‘contributors’ rather than just ‘makers’. And the choice of language was an attempt to do just that – attract a…

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Toronto Just Got More Awesome

Posted on April 13, 2015 Under Uncategorized

BIG news folks. We’ve officially upgraded our hardware, so to speak, since we saw you last. It comes with more bells, all of the whistles, additional lasers, an extra thruster in our jetpack, LED care-bear tummy signals and 100% more capes. Here’s the…

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Awesome Foundation Awards $1000 To Educational Pinball Project

Once a month, the folks at the Awesome Foundation Toronto give out $1,000 to a lucky someone who has an awesome idea that needs a little cash to make it a reality. This month's cash loot was awarded at Maker…

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Meet our key sponsor! George Brown Research & Innovation

Huge supporters from the dawn days of the Faire, George Brown College, Research & Innovation came back on board as a key sponsor in 2014. Robert Luke, VP of Research & Innovation, George Brown College told us that events like…

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MakerKids @ Maker Faire 2014

The Maker Faire this year is packed full of awesome workshops and activities for kids. In fact, we have the amazing folks from MakerKids coming along to facilitate robot battles, boat racing and rocket launching! Yes, there will be rockets…

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Talks + Demos @ Maker Faire 2014

On top of all the Maker booths and awesome workshops we have planned, there's also an entire line-up of talks going on at the Maker Faire on the third floor of the library. The best part is - they are…

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Workshops @ Toronto Mini Maker Faire 2014

Toronto Mini Maker Faire is local celebration of makers and the things they make. It's a two day festival held each year where makers gather to show off their creations to the public - with an emphasis on hands-on experiences…

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2014 Maker Faire FAQs

Here it is folks - everything you need to know for the Toronto Mini Maker Faire this weekend Nov 22-23rd at the Toronto Reference Library.   Q What is the Faire? Why is it mini? A The Faire is a week end…

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Bridgeable Announces Bridging the Gap Award!

Here at Toronto Maker Faire HQ, we want to take a moment to share the spotlight and introduce companies and organizations that went out of their way to help the Faire this year. First up: Bridgeable! Bridgeable is an award-winning…

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The Makers Are Coming.

This weekend Nov 22-23rd will see the biggest Maker Faire Toronto has ever hosted. The Toronto Reference Library is going to be packed to the brim with local creators, hackers, crafters and tinkerers. You'll get to meet and play, listen…

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Maker Monday 11/03

Check out the next batch of makers we are profiling in our Maker Monday series. Meet all the makers on our website and don't forget to come to this week's launch party and to RSVP for the Faire on November 22-23 (it's…

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Maker Monday 10/20

We're one month away from the Toronto Mini Maker Faire and we're kicking off a weekly tradition of showcasing some of the incredible makers who will be bringing their inventions, experiments, and programs to the Faire in November. MATTER AND FORM 3D SCANNER The…

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Call for Makers 2014

Calling all makers! The Toronto Mini Maker Faire is back and is seeking submissions from all corners of the makerdom to help us create the best faire yet! Last year we had over 4,000 people attend and we’re looking to…

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Toronto Mini Maker Faire survivor guide

Here's a survival guide we put together with 10 Things You Need To Know about surviving - and thriving -  at your very own Toronto Mini Maker Faire.   10 Essentials for Your Maker Faire Survival Kit Tickets. Please bring…

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Autodesk is sponsoring our little Maker Faire!

We truly couldn't pull this off without our sponsors. Autodesk has been a huge proponent of maker movement, and we're thrilled to have them support Toronto Mini Maker Faire. Autodesk is known in the maker community around the world as…

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