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August 2017
Free

Open House!

August 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz, 2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

We hold Open House each Monday from 5:00pm-7:00pm.
You are invited to see our equipment, take a tour, and get a feel for what IFL has to offer!

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September 2017
Free

Maker Showcase Santa Cruz

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz, 2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Explore what Santa Cruz makes at the first annual IFL Maker Showcase! This event aims to highlight innovation and experimentation across a variety of creative realms and to celebrate what makers do — what they make, how they make it, and the enthusiasm and passion that drives them. Enjoy a full gallery of community submitted art, various exposés, demonstrations, and take something home from one of many craft vending booths! This event is family-friendly and free to attendees! Want to…

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$25

The Basics of Programming with LED Pixels

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz, 2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Register Now Want to learn the basics of programming? This class offers people the opportunity to begin learning the fundamentals of C++ in a fun and sensory rich way through LED Pixel pattern building via Arduino. Overall, we will cover variables, functions, operators, basics of working with Arduino and it's Development Environment (IDE), 'IF' statements, 'FOR' loops, and other relevant tools for making lights do fun things. Skills Covered: • Basic Arduino Setup. • Basic Pixel Library Setup. • C++…

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$10 - $20

Interactive Video and Projection Mapping

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz, 2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Register Now Join UCSC Art Department Lecturer Tra Bouscaren to learn how to mashup and projection-map live video. We will explore a robust landscape of interactive sound and video manipulation possibilities for mixing and projection-mapping multiple video feeds in real time. Class Description: Designed for theatre groups, dance troupes, VJ's, installation artists, and the simply curious, our workshops will be rooted in a visual programming environment called Isadora. This will be three individual hour classes held on the same night.…

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October 2017
Free

Open House!

October 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz, 2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

We hold Open House each Monday from 5:00pm-7:00pm.
You are invited to see our equipment, take a tour, and get a feel for what IFL has to offer!

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November 2017
Free

Open House!

November 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz, 2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

We hold Open House each Monday from 5:00pm-7:00pm.
You are invited to see our equipment, take a tour, and get a feel for what IFL has to offer!

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$25

Vintage Poster Workshop

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz, 2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Register Now Do you remember the old hand painted grocery store signs you use to see in the supermarket? We'll be covering brush strokes, paint consistency and layout for that bold and vintage style. Come hang out and create something cool and nostalgic to bring home with you. We'll be keeping it fun and accessible to everyone. Class Description: You will begin with the basic layout you'll need for your chosen subject matter. Next, we will go over the colors…

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Free

Open House!

November 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz, 2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

We hold Open House each Monday from 5:00pm-7:00pm.
You are invited to see our equipment, take a tour, and get a feel for what IFL has to offer!

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$30

The Basics of Programming with LED Pixels Part 2

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz, 2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Register Now Want to keep learning the basics of programming and Arduino? This class offers people the opportunity to dive deeper into the fundamentals of C++ in a fun and sensory rich way through LED Pixel pattern building via Arduino. Overall, we will cover variables, functions, operators, basics of working with Arduino and it's Development Environment (IDE), 'IF' statements, 'FOR' loops, and other relevant tools for making lights do fun things. Skills Covered: C++ variables, functions, operators, logic statements, and…

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Free

Open House!

November 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz, 2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

We hold Open House each Monday from 5:00pm-7:00pm.
You are invited to see our equipment, take a tour, and get a feel for what IFL has to offer!

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