The Summer 2017 Lego Robotics coach workshop schedule has been finalized. These workshops are for adult coaches and mentors of FIRST Lego League (FLL) Robotics teams. They help you understand the various aspects of running a team, as well as get your hands on a new EV3 robot. We provide the robots and computers so you will… Read More FIRST LEGO League (Lego Robotics) Coach Workshops
On December 13th, Mountain View High School will host the Central Oregon FIRST LEGO League Tournament. Nineteen teams of 4th-8th graders from Deschutes, Crook, and Jefferson Counties will compete at the event. The top teams will advance to the state tournament in Hillsboro on January 9th & 10th. Details and schedule can be found on the… Read More LEGO Robotics Tournament
The Oregon Girls Collaborative Project is hosting a forum this Friday on the topic of getting girls involved with more STEM activities. The organizer, Bethany Thramer, says: Our goal with this forum is to start a conversation and provide resources around increasing quality STEM experiences for girls. We will take time to review strategies for… Read More Girls in STEM Forum
After leading and participating in meetups and local events throughout Bend, the High Desert Maker Mil is planning to open their physical Makerspace on May 1st. In preparation, they are hosting a meetup tonight (April 20th) and they invite the public to participate. Here’s the full announcement: I am proud to announce that High Desert… Read More High Desert Maker Mill – Opening & Meetup
DIYcave seeks to further the cause of the Maker Movement by assisting do-it-yourselfers. A new MakerSpace called DIYCave is now up and running, and occupies 3000 sq ft in half of the old Pakit Liquidators building on 9th just north of Wilson. It’s nice to see something like this happening in Central Oregon. Members will have access… Read More DIYCave – A MakerSpace for Bend!
Once a month at the Tin Pan Theater in Downtown Bend, something special happens. A small group of folks puts on a live show that’s a fun blend of media festival, variety show, and talk show. It’s called (deep breath), Tin Pan Theater Presents the Night Light Show with Shanan Kelley & Magnificent Guests… or just The Night… Read More The Night Light Show
This Saturday, May 3rd, is Free Comic Book Day. Free Comic Book Day is a single day – the first Saturday in May each year – when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE* to anyone who comes into their stores. According to the website,… Read More Free Comic Book Day