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If you're interested in coming to check out the space outside of our posted hours, join our mailing list and post a message a day or so before coming over to ask someone to be your host. You can also check the IRC channel and our Forum.
For a complete list of events and classes, check out our calendar.
Austin Mini Maker Faire
May 12th, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM The mission of Maker Faire events is to inspire, inform, connect and entertain thousands of Makers and aspiring Makers of all ages and backgrounds through the public gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkers, hobbyists, science clubs, students, authors and commercial exhibitors. Community-driven, independently produced Mini Maker Faire events inspired by Maker Faire are now being produced around the United States and the world, including Austin Mini Maker Faire. Come out to celebrate all things DIY, tinkering and hacking from all over the Austin area and beyond!
ATX Hackerspace will have a booth at Mini Maker Faire Austin and will be hosting a "Learn to Solder" activity.
The event page for Austin Mini Maker Faire is http://austinmakerfaire.com/
The "Call For Makers" Ends March 17th, sign up before that date here: http://austinmakerfaire.com/makers/
The event will be held at Pine Street Station at E. 5th and Waller.
AIEA Meeting and Open House at the Space
Host: Jon September 6, 2011, 6:00 - 8:00 pm The Austin Inventors and Entrepreneurs Association (AIEA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individual inventors and entrepreneurs get their product to market. We are a member-lead organization motivated by the lack of resources and support encountered while developing and marketing an invention.
AIEA is one of serveral online community portals offering a library of resources, services and products to support the inventor and entrepreneur communities.
Recurring Scheduled Meetings
- Membership Meeting - 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month
- 7:30-8:00pm (often runs late, but usually starts on time - be there at 7:30 sharp!)
Check out the meeting notes to see what we've been discussing, or the Agenda for upcoming topics. Non-members and Provisional Members are always welcome to sit in and speak freely at our membership meetings . . . just leave the voting to confirmed members, please.
Members can add Agenda items here: Agenda
Public Open Hours
- Microcontroller Mondays
- Host: [???], 7:30-10pm.
Hack on MSP430s, dsPICs, Atmel AVRs, Arduino, etc in an informal setting.
- Tuesday Open House
- Host: Martin Bogomolni, 8:00-11pm-ish.
This is our main night of the week for socializing and welcoming new guests to the space.
- Automotive Thursday
- Host: Matt Mancuso, 7-10pm
- Build Night Friday
- Host: Marshall Vaughan, 7-11pm (Confirm with Marshall to make sure he'll be there on any given Friday.)
- Software Saturday
- Host: Paul Bonser, 2-6pm-ish
Come hack on your latest project, show off what you're working on, ask someone for a code or design review, collaborate or pair-program with someone. Talk about design patterns or development methodologies. In short, this is about developing software, for fun or profit (or both!), so if you make software, or are interested in learning more about making software, come on down.
Games usually consists of a mix of traditional and more modern/obscure board and card games. Anything from backgammon to Settlers of Catan and beyond.