Intro to 3D Printing
Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to 3D Printing

Have you seen a 3D printer online and think you might like to try your hand? Are you interested in creating your own 3D objects but need some help getting started? On March 28th at 6:00PM, join us for an introduction to these amazing machines. In this class you will learn how to safely use a 3D printer (FDM) and get started on your own projects. 

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Cell Phone Photography
Mar
30
3:00 PM15:00

Cell Phone Photography

Do you use your cell phone as a camera? Are you looking to improve the quality of your shots? If so, this class is for you. On March 30th, 2019 join our resident photographer, Ali Pearson, as she teaches the ins and outs of composition, stylistic effects and in phone editing. With this class under your belt you will be ready to get out there and capture those unforgettable moments.  

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Blasksmithing with Dennis Frechette
May
11
10:00 AM10:00

Intro to Blasksmithing with Dennis Frechette

Are you a Forged In Fire fan who would like to try your hand at blacksmithing? Have you ever wondered what it takes to forge your own tools? In this Introduction to Blacksmithing using traditional techniques you will learn how to manage a coal fire and practice the fundamental techniques of working at the anvil to produce some simple projects. You will be working outside throughout the day so please come prepared. Participants must bring their own safety glasses and are encouraged to bring their own gloves and plenty of water to drink.

Cost: $40 plus HST for members; $50 plus HST for non-members. 
Only 8 Spots available. Ages 13+.

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Introduction to Blacksmithing with Dennis Frechette
May
12
10:00 AM10:00

Introduction to Blacksmithing with Dennis Frechette

Are you a Forged In Fire fan who would like to try your hand at blacksmithing? Have you ever wondered what it takes to forge your own tools? In this Introduction to Blacksmithing using traditional techniques you will learn how to manage a coal fire and practice the fundamental techniques of working at the anvil to produce some simple projects. You will be working outside throughout the day so please come prepared. Participants must bring their own safety glasses and are encouraged to bring their own gloves and plenty of water to drink.

Cost: $40 plus HST for members; $50 plus HST for non-members.

Only 8 spots available. Ages 13+.

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Intro to Blacksmithing with Dennis Frechette
May
18
10:00 AM10:00

Intro to Blacksmithing with Dennis Frechette

Are you a Forged In Fire fan who would like to try your hand at blacksmithing? Have you ever wondered what it takes to forge your own tools? In this Introduction to Blacksmithing using traditional techniques you will learn how to manage a coal fire and practice the fundamental techniques of working at the anvil to produce some simple projects. You will be working outside throughout the day so please come prepared. Participants must bring their own safety glasses and are encouraged to bring their own gloves and plenty of water to drink.

Cost: $40 plus HST for members; $50 plus HST for non-members.

Only 8 spots available. Ages 13+.

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Intro to Blacksmithing with Dennis Frechette
May
19
10:00 AM10:00

Intro to Blacksmithing with Dennis Frechette

Are you a Forged In Fire fan who would like to try your hand at blacksmithing? Have you ever wondered what it takes to forge your own tools? In this Introduction to Blacksmithing using traditional techniques you will learn how to manage a coal fire and practice the fundamental techniques of working at the anvil to produce some simple projects. You will be working outside throughout the day so please come prepared. Participants must bring their own safety glasses and are encouraged to bring their own gloves and plenty of water to drink.

Cost: $40 plus HST for members; $50 plus HST for non-members.

Only 8 spots available. Ages 13+.

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Intro to Tinsmithing with Denis Frechette
Mar
24
12:00 PM12:00

Intro to Tinsmithing with Denis Frechette

Last month was such a success, we are doing it again! On Sunday, March 24th, 2019, join us as Denis Frechette facilitates Maker North's first tinsmithing workshop. Through a small project piece, Denis will teach the basics of tinsmithing and get you prepared to take on different projects in our future workshops. 

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Intermediate Tinsmithing with Dennis Frechette
Mar
23
10:00 AM10:00

Intermediate Tinsmithing with Dennis Frechette

On Saturday, March 23rd, join us as Dennis Frechette expands your knowledge and experience with Tinsmithing. This full day workshop will allow you to spend more time on projects, and allow you to work on more complex ideas. Whether you are building upon the knowledge that you gained in Denis's Intro class or bringing experience from elsewhere, this class welcomes you.

Cost: $50 plus HST for members; $60 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Laser Cutting with the Emblaser 2
Mar
20
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Laser Cutting with the Emblaser 2

Have you ever wanted to make your own signs, create custom keychains or design your own t-shirt decals? The Emblaser 2 can be used to do all of these things and more! On March 20th at 6:00PM, join us for an introduction to this fantastic machine. In this class you will learn how to safely use the Emblaser 2 laser cutter and get started on your own custom projects. 

Cost: $25 plus HST for members; $35 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Arduinos and Embedded Programming
Mar
17
10:00 AM10:00

Intro to Arduinos and Embedded Programming

re you curious about Arduinos? Do you wonder what applications microcontrollers might have in your projects? Would you like to know something about programming and how it works? If so, this course is for you! 

Through this half day course with Braeden Young, not only will you come away with an understanding of the roll that microcontrollers play in your life and their applications for common maker projects, you will also learn to work with Arduinos, gain an introductory understanding of embedded programming and how it can manipulate real world objects and gain exposure to various external components that extend the functionality of the platform. 

This course is suitable for makers ages 13 years and older. No previous knowledge is required. (Those under 13 years of age are welcome with an adult who will take responsibility for their supervision as we will be using electricity.)

Participants are encouraged to bring their own Windows laptop, if you have one, and to contact us to ensure you have the necessary software installed prior to the workshop starting. If you do not have a laptop, one will be provided.

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

*** There are only 4 spaces in this program so advanced registration is strongly encouraged.

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Black Ash Basket Making with Frank Belleau
Mar
16
3:30 PM15:30

Black Ash Basket Making with Frank Belleau

My name is Frank G. Belleau/Maw Shaw Quet/Dbik Kaw Noong/Clear Sky/ Evening Star
Crane Clan
Baawaating
My plan is to share what I know about Black Ash basket making.
I am a Baawaating raised Ojibway, who learned his craft the olde style, from my Elders and in the way of the Two Row Wampum, where we learn from and take the best from all and use that to move forward in a manner that has the interests of the coming generations in mind.
Also as a way to bring back those healthy things that Residential Schools tried so hard to take from us.
Kitchee Meegwetch
$10 or PWYC
Registration requested due to limited space - fishbowlfest@gmail.com

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March Break Maker Camp (Ages 9 to 14 years)
Mar
11
to Mar 15

March Break Maker Camp (Ages 9 to 14 years)

Join us for Maker North's very own March Break Maker Camp! During this week long program, campers will have the opportunity to explore 3D printing and design, laser cutting, wood working, coding and more.

Dates: Monday, March 11th, 2019 to Friday, March 15th, 2019
Time: 9:00AM to 4:00PM
Ages: 9 to 14 years
Cost: $195 plus HST

Registration available in person at Maker North



Please note: This camp is a peanut and tree nut sensitive environment. Please do not bring nuts or products containing nuts to camp.

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The Vinyl Listening Party
Mar
10
1:00 PM13:00

The Vinyl Listening Party

The Vinyl Listening Party: Crowd Sourced Trivia Edition

What is a Vinyl Listening Party?
People are invited to come bring some of their vinyl music collection out to Maker North, where they can sell, buy, trade, give, receive and yes, even PLAY their records.
No vinyl?
No problem, come anyway. It's a free, all-ages event, and local vinyl vendors curate a special crate of goodies for sale at 20% off the sticker price for the night of the event only. Guaranteed to find something you didn't even know you were looking for. This edition of the Party will include crowd-sourced trivia games and prize giveaways. People bringing music to play are invited to come up with a multiple-choice or true/false question to accompany their vinyl selection. The question can be about the band/artist, a song, the album, or any other piece of music trivia relating to the selection, and all party-goers are invited to participate. There will be giveaways throughout the event for people who are playing.
Want to keep up with future parties? Follow this link: http://eepurl.com/ggVZkD

Presented as part of the Fishbowl Festival of Community, Food, Arts, & Culture.

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Intro to Benchwork (Cold Metal Working) With Denis Frechette
Mar
9
10:00 AM10:00

Intro to Benchwork (Cold Metal Working) With Denis Frechette

Are you itching for Spring to get here so we can start forging again? We are too! While we wait, why not pick up some complementary skills? Join us on Saturday, March 9th, 2019 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM and learn the finishing side of forging with Denis Frechette. In this class, you will start to learn about the chiseling, filing and other finishing work that goes into a metal work project.

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Laser Cutting with the Emblaser 2
Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Laser Cutting with the Emblaser 2

Have you ever wanted to make your own signs, create custom keychains or design your own t-shirt decals? The Emblaser 2 can be used to do all of these things and more! On March 7th at 6:00PM, join us for an introduction to this fantastic machine. In this class you will learn how to safely use the Emblaser 2 laser cutter and get started on your own custom projects. 

Cost: $25 plus HST for members; $35 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to 3D Printing
Mar
5
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to 3D Printing

Have you seen a 3D printer online and think you might like to try your hand? Are you interested in creating your own 3D objects but need some help getting started? On March 5th at 6:00PM, join us for an introduction to these amazing machines. In this class you will learn how to safely use a 3D printer (FDM) and get started on your own projects. 

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Woodworking with Hand Tools with Denis Frechette
Feb
27
1:00 PM13:00

Intro to Woodworking with Hand Tools with Denis Frechette

On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019, join us for an afternoon of learning as Denis Frechette introduces the art of woodworking with hand tools. This is a techniques class and a variety of tools will be introduced. With only 6 spaces available, advanced registration is strongly encouraged.

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.


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Intro to Tinsmithing with Denis Frechette
Feb
24
12:00 PM12:00

Intro to Tinsmithing with Denis Frechette

You asked for it so you've got it! On Sunday, February 24th, 2019, join us as Denis Frechette facilitates Maker North's first tinsmithing workshop. Through a small project piece, Denis will teach the basics of tinsmithing and get you prepared to take on different projects in our future workshops. 

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Woodworking with Hand Tools with Denis Frechette
Feb
21
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Woodworking with Hand Tools with Denis Frechette

On Thursday, February 21st, 2019, join us for an evening of learning as Denis Frechette introduces the art of woodworking with hand tools. This is a techniques class and a variety of tools will be introduced. With only 6 spaces available, advanced registration is strongly encouraged.

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Digital Art with Tania Daigle
Feb
16
5:30 PM17:30

Intro to Digital Art with Tania Daigle

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New to digital art? Or familiar and wanting to know more about becoming a professional digital artist? Tania Daigle has been a digital artist for over 10 years and she frequently travels to conventions across Canada selling her digital works. In this class she will introduce you to the many alternatives and resources to becoming a professional artist. Topics will include: different types of equipment to becoming a digital artist; different types of programs to becoming a digital artist; the importance of Social Media, your portfolio, and your products/ecommerce; and the importance of research, and inspiration to continue to grow.

Cost: $15 plus HST for members; $20 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to 3D Printing
Feb
13
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to 3D Printing

Have you seen a 3D printer online and think you might like to try your hand? Are you interested in creating your own 3D objects but need some help getting started? On February 13th at 6:00PM, join us for an introduction to these amazing machines. In this class you will learn how to safely use a 3D printer (FDM) and get started on your own projects. 

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Arduinos and Embedded Programming
Feb
10
10:00 AM10:00

Intro to Arduinos and Embedded Programming

Are you curious about Arduinos? Do you wonder what applications microcontrollers might have in your projects? Would you like to know something about programming and how it works? If so, this course is for you!

Through this half day course with Braeden Young, not only will you come away with an understanding of the roll that microcontrollers play in your life and their applications for common maker projects, you will also learn to work with Arduinos, gain an introductory understanding of embedded programming and how it can manipulate real world objects and gain exposure to various external components that extend the functionality of the platform.

This course is suitable for makers ages 13 years and older. No previous knowledge is required. (Those under 13 years of age are welcome with an adult who will take responsibility for their supervision as we will be using electricity.)

Participants are encouraged to bring their own Windows laptop, if you have one, and to contact us to ensure you have the necessary software installed prior to the workshop starting. If you do not have a laptop, one will be provided.

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Capturing Likenesses - Portrait Drawing, Anime Style with Devon
Feb
9
6:00 PM18:00

Capturing Likenesses - Portrait Drawing, Anime Style with Devon

Are you interested in drawing portraits in anime style but don't know how to make your art look like the person you are drawing? Join us for this techniques class where local anime artist, Devon Scott, will provide you with tips and tricks to achieve just that! This class is open to artists of all skill levels. 

Cost: $10 plus HST for members; $15 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Laser Cutting with the Emblaser 2
Feb
7
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Laser Cutting with the Emblaser 2

Have you ever wanted to make your own signs, create custom keychains or design your own t-shirt decals? The Emblaser 2 can be used to do all of these things and more! On February 7th at 6:00PM, join us for an introduction to this fantastic machine. In this class you will learn how to safely use the Emblaser 2 laser cutter and get started on your own custom projects. 

Cost: $25 plus HST for members; $35 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to 3D Printing
Feb
5
2:00 PM14:00

Intro to 3D Printing

Have you seen a 3D printer online and think you might like to try your hand? Are you interested in creating your own 3D objects but need some help getting started? On February 5th at 2:00PM, join us for an introduction to these amazing machines. In this class you will learn how to safely use a 3D printer (FDM) and get started on your own projects. 

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Laser Cutting using the Emblaser 2
Jan
30
2:00 PM14:00

Intro to Laser Cutting using the Emblaser 2

Have you ever wanted to make your own signs, create custom keychains or design your own t-shirt decals? The Emblaser 2 can be used to do all of these things and more! On January 30th at 10:00AM, join us for an introduction to this fantastic machine. In this class you will learn how to safely use the Emblaser 2 laser cutter and get started on your own custom projects. 

Cost: $25 plus HST for members; $35 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to 3D Printing
Jan
28
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to 3D Printing

Have you seen a 3D printer online and think you might like to try your hand? Are you interested in creating your own 3D objects but need some help getting started? On January 28th at 6:00PM, join us for an introduction to these amazing machines. In this class you will learn how to safely use a 3D printer (FDM) and get started on your own projects. 

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Macro Photography with Ali P
Jan
27
1:00 PM13:00

Macro Photography with Ali P

Think big, shoot small! Macro photography lets you get into the fine detail of the things around you. In this class, Ali P will teach you about macro photography including reproduction ratio, using aperture to control depth of field, using focal distance to control depth of field, using a ring light, using extension tubes, using your tripod for macro, triggers and composition for macro photography. 

Cost: $75 plus HST for members; $100 plus HST for non-members. 

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Body Proportions - Drawing Anime Style With Devon Scott
Jan
26
6:00 PM18:00

Body Proportions - Drawing Anime Style With Devon Scott

In this all ages workshop, local anime artist, Devon Scott, will teach participants what you need to know about full body proportion and balance when drawing in anime style. Devon is a talented, patient artist who is thrilled to be teaching and happy to meet her students wherever they are. Whether you have been drawing for years or will be picking up a pencil for the first time at this workshop, Devon is excited to meet you and will welcome you to her class.

Cost: $10 plus HST for members or $15 plus HST for non-members. 


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Intro to 3D Printing
Jan
25
10:00 AM10:00

Intro to 3D Printing

Have you seen a 3D printer online and think you might like to try your hand? Are you interested in creating your own 3D objects but need some help getting started? On January 25th at 10:00AM, join us for an introduction to these amazing machines. In this class you will learn how to safely use a 3D printer (FDM) and get started on your own projects. 

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Laser Cutting using the Emblaser 2
Jan
20
1:00 PM13:00

Intro to Laser Cutting using the Emblaser 2

Have you ever wanted to make your own signs, create custom keychains or design your own t-shirt decals? The Emblaser 2 can be used to do all of these things and more! On January 20th at 1:00PM, join us for an introduction to this fantastic machine. In this class you will learn how to safely use the Emblaser 2 laser cutter and get started on your own custom projects. 

Cost: $25 plus HST for members; $35 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to Laser Cutting using the Emblaser 2
Jan
16
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Laser Cutting using the Emblaser 2

Have you ever wanted to make your own signs, create custom keychains or design your own t-shirt decals? The Emblaser 2 can be used to do all of these things and more! On January 16th at 1:00PM, join us for an introduction to this fantastic machine. In this class you will learn how to safely use the Emblaser 2 laser cutter and get started on your own custom projects. 

Cost: $25 plus HST for members; $35 plus HST for non-members.

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Intro to 3D Printing
Jan
13
1:00 PM13:00

Intro to 3D Printing

Have you seen a 3D printer online and think you might like to try your hand? Are you interested in creating your own 3D objects but need some help getting started? On January 13th at 1:00PM, join us for an introduction to these amazing machines. In this class you will learn how to safely use a 3D printer (FDM) and get started on your own projects. 

Cost: $35 plus HST for members; $45 plus HST for non-members.

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