Lakewood MakerFest – Free Event August 9th – Sign Up to Display your Project!

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Lakewood MakerFest

Lakewood MakerFest – August 9th – Pierce College

Pierce College, Fort Steilacoom Campus  is hosting the 2nd annual Lakewood MakerFest on Saturday August 9th, 2014 from 1 – 5pm at Pierce College in Lakewood.  This is a FREE event for all ages where you can meet the makers of fun, unique projects and get inspired to create your own project!

There will be kids activities as well as presentations by makers and Pierce College’s science dome will be open to check out as well.  One of the presentations will be a 3D printing demonstration by the Gig Harbor Library, which has the only 3D printers in the Pierce County Library system.

Sign up as a Maker: 

It’s not too late to sign up to display your own project too & be one of the makers at the event. If you can make it, you can bring it! Sign up here to bring a project to this event – all ages can bring a project from kids to adults!

Here are some categories of the types of projects that could be showcased: 

  • Alternative Energy
  • Art
  • Data Collection
  • Electronics/Technology
  • Gaming
  • Mechanical Things
  • Photo
  • Practical Ideas
  • Robotics
  • Sewing
  • Sculpture
  • Video

If you don’t see your category on the list, that’s ok – these are just suggested categories. The makers movement is moving across the nation as a way for people to showcase their unique DIY creations & inventions.

Location:

Rainier Building – Pierce College Fort Steilacoom campus
9401 Farwest Drive SW
Lakewood, WA

Make sure to follow Pierce County Library on Facebook and Twitter to stay updated on the latest information & you can follow the hashtag: #makerfest to learn more about the event.

This event is sponsored by:

Don’t forget to check out information about the Pierce County Library Teen Summer Challenge Program, too!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by the Pierce County Library system.   All opinions are 100% mine. See our disclosure policy  for more details.