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Dec 20
Minecraft Modding - Level I
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Part 1 of 2 in our Minecraft Modding series!

Forge a new mission by creating your own Minecraft mod using Windows 10 and Python. Meet up with other Minecrafters as you learn about Minecraft modding and design your own challenges, characters, and more to be hosted on our Living Computers Minecraft server. Make sure to check out Level II for creating even more awesome mods!

This program is for Minecraft enthusiasts 12+ years.

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$30 | $18 for Members
 
Dec 20
Designing for 3D Printing
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come create your own 3D designs for one of the fastest growing engineering tools out there—the 3D Printer! In this workshop, students will use TinkerCAD to learn some of the fundamentals of designing good and fast prints out of our army of MakerBots. 

This workshop is suitable for kids 8+ years and up. All tech included—participants should set up a free TinkerCAD account before arriving at the workshop with a personal or parent email.

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$24 | $12 for Members

*Price includes museum admission, instruction, & supply costs.

Dec 21
Minecraft Modding - Level II
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Part 2 of 2 in our Minecraft Modding series!

Take your Minecraft modding to the next level! Expand on the skills and mods you learned in Level I (required). Forge a new mission by creating your own Minecraft mod using Windows 10 and Python. Meet up with other Minecrafters as you learn about Minecraft modding and design your own challenges, characters, and more to be hosted on our Living Computers Minecraft server. 

This program is for Minecraft enthusiasts 12+ years.

Register here
$30 | $18 for Members
Dec 21
Paper Circuits
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us and discover the wonderful world of paper circuits at Living Computers! Build simple circuits, explore electricity, and create a whole mess of cool projects from light-up door signs to LED paper dolls. 

This program is appropriate for kids 8+ years (younger kids welcome with an Adult).

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$18 | $6 for Members

*Price includes museum admission, instruction, & supply costs.

Dec 21
Office Hours - HOLIDAY EDITION
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

‘Tis the season of giving – but how do you choose from all the tech available?! Stop by Office Hours to ask about the best gadgets in our Tech Store (and beyond) for the geek in your life. Come in after the holiday too & learn how to setup those new toys & tools. This year, shop smarter & bring your wish lists to Living Computers.

​Plus, don’t forget that members get 10% off at the Tech Store!

Dec 22
Intro to Minecraft Pi
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Learn all about Raspberry Pi while forging a new mission and creating your own Minecraft mods using Python. Meet up with other Minecrafters as you learn about Minecraft modding and design your own challenges, characters, and more. 

This program is for Minecraft enthusiasts 11+ years.

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$30 | $18 for Members
Take Your Pi Home! - Add $39.95 + tax

*Price includes museum admission, instruction, and supply costs. 
Dec 27
Kit Build! Adafruit LED Goggles - SOLD OUT
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

You've got your outfit but what about the accessories?! Kill two birds with one stone and learn how to solder while you create your newest costume headpiece - a wicked pair of Adafruit LED Goggles - in this 2-hour entry level workshop. Space is limited for this take-home activity.

Visitors 12+ years are welcome, as this kit requires both soldering and basic programming in C++.  

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$68 | $56 for Members

*Price includes museum admission, instruction, and take-home supply costs. Adults attending to provide supervision are not charged Workshop admission.

Dec 28
Office Hours - HOLIDAY EDITION
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

‘Tis the season of giving – but how do you choose from all the tech available?! Stop by Office Hours to ask about the best gadgets in our Tech Store (and beyond) for the geek in your life. Come in after the holiday too & learn how to setup those new toys & tools. This year, shop smarter & bring your wish lists to Living Computers.

​Plus, don’t forget that members get 10% off at the Tech Store!

Dec 29
Robot Mini Golf
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Design and build a Brush Bot in this fun, tinkering-style workshop for kids 7-11 years! Using common household materials, participants will build a minimalistic lil’ bot to complete a mini-golf style obstacle course. Every workshop is just a little different--beginners and repeat visitors welcome in this workshop all about mechanical design and electronic prototyping. 

Register here
$18 | $6 for Members

*Price includes museum admission, instruction, & supply costs.

Dec 29
Breadboarding 101
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Discover how engineers and inventors prototype all their wacky and wild electronics ideas! In this workshop, we'll learn how breadboards work and how to use them to build simple circuits. 

This workshop is suitable for visitors 10+ years.

Register here
$24 | $12 for Members

*Price includes museum admission, instruction, & supply costs.

Dec 30
Ozobot Smart City!
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Beep beep! Move over---driverless cars are coming to our streets! Help us build a Smart City made just for them, complete with buildings, highways, and all the rules we'll need to keep both robots and humans safe on the roads. This is going to be a big project, so all hands on deck! 

This workshop is suitable for visitors 5 - 9 years of age. Younger children welcome with an Adult.

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$18 | $6 for Members
Dec 30
Cardboard Computers
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Learn all about what makes up a computer by building your own laser-cut motherboard! Add some RAM, plug in your monitor, and make sure that processor is in before taking your Cardboard Computer home.

This workshop is suitable for visitors 8+ years.

Register here
$18 | $6 for Members

*Price includes museum admission, instruction, & supply costs.
Jan 1 - Jan 9
Closed for Updates
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
We are closed for routine updates and maintenance from Monday, January 1st through Tuesday, January 9th. We will re-open on Wednesday, Janurary 10th at 10:00am and resume our normal operating hours.  

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Closings in January
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We are closed for routine updates and maintenance from Monday, January 1st through Tuesday, January 9th. We will re-open on Wednesday, Janurary 10th at 10:00am and resume our normal operating hours.   

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Tiny, Hidden, Everywhere: The Microchip

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Behind every microchip are teams of men and women who designed and fabricated the device. Discover the history of the microchip industry, from its foundations in California and Texas to its global production.

Open September 13, 2017 - February 11, 2018.


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LCM+L Minecraft
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Do you play Minecraft? Join our server!

Visit mc.livingcomputers.org to sign up.

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