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Build a robot, draw a robot, code a robot with your friends. There are no rules other then to share the excitement of robotics with your friends, family, or community. Share with us how you will be celebrating!
FIRST Robotics Competition
NE District Hartford Event website
55 Forest Street
The TCFFHRC is a not-for-profit, international event that embraces and encourages the invention of autonomous, socially-relevant robots from enthusiasts of all ages. The goal of the contest weekend is to promote and inspire creativity and teamwork, with a central focus in understanding and applying STEM subjects while sharing ideas within the robotics community
Trinity College International Robot Contest website
1711 Broad Street
The Hotchkiss School will host the 3rd Annual Tri-State Mini Maker Faire on Sunday, April 8th from 10 am to 3 pm. The Faire will showcase the creative makers of the Litchfield Hills, the Berkshires, and the Taconics, including students, businesses, and artisans of all kinds. Ravenbane's Firecraft, last year's highlight, will return to the Faire with an extended performance! Admission is free, but please register in advance on our Eventbrite page (http://bit.ly/TSMMFtickets11) to be eligible for a door prize drawing. For more information please visit tristate.makerfaire.com.
Tri-State Mini Maker Faire website
The Hotchkiss School
11 Interlaken Rd.
We are celebrating National Library Week and National Robotics Week.
This week, stop by any of our service desks (Adult Circulation,
Adult Reference, and the Children’s desk) to touch and play with some of our robots. You will have the opportunity to
get hands-on experience with Dash, Ozobot, and Sphero. All three robots are fun, intuitive, and represent some of the tools we use to teach the fundamentals of computer science and coding.
Robot Petting Zoo website
Simsbury Public Library
725 Hopmeadow Street
We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth. Maker Faire Westport is part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new! As a celebration of the Maker Movement, it’s a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness.
Faire gathers together tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, food artisans, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, artists, students and commercial exhibitors. Makers come to show their creations and share their learnings.
Westport Maker Faire website
Maker Faire Westport
20 Jesup Road
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