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T-shirts screened

We were super-excited when Traces invited us into their facility to see our shirts being screened! We talked to Tracey Johnston-Aldworth, the owner of Traces, and Niki Endresz. Traces was started in 1985. Tracey says “I was hand painting designer shirts in Toronto… I was paid $8 per shirt… I went and checked out my work […]

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BotBrawling Mayor of Waterloo: Dave Jaworsky

Hey Waterloo Region! DW here again. Only 9(!) days to go until Maker Expo on Saturday, September 19, 10am-6pm at Kitchener City Hall. Put it in your calendar right now. I’ll wait… Ok, a popular component of Maker Expo is BotBrawl, brought to you by ME organizer Ravi Baboolal and co-creator Dalton O’Connor. Sumo robots […]

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3 Mayors square off at Maker Expo for BotBrawl

Hey DW here, as regular readers already know, a really cool component of Maker Expo on Sept 19 is going to be BotBrawl, organized by mega-makers Ravi Baboolal and Dalton O’Connor. You’re going to see an awesome competition of sumo bots in two weight classes: 30lbs and 150lbs. The name of the game is to […]

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An Interview with THEMUSEUM

Cam here, I wanted to take a few minutes to share an interview I did with one of our sponsors: THEMUSEUM. THEMUSEUM and I have been connected for nearly three years now — ever since I founded MakerClub with my wife and son and THEMUSEUM offered to support us unconditionally. When I asked if they […]

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Spread the Word!

Sharing Maker Expo buttons and stickers

Just one month to go before the big day! I hope you’re all able to attend.  We’re all very excited.  We’ve got a fabulous list of exhibitors lined up and so many things to see and do.  Keep an eye on this blog in the coming weeks as we announce even more amazing things. As […]

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Kidspark – August 16th

The Maker Expo crew will again be out and about in the city this weekend helping Tinker Truck and THEMUSEUM with their activities at Kidspark in Kitchener’s Victoria Park. We hope to be signing up volunteers for Maker Expo between launching rockets and taking selfies with dinosaurs. Come join us on Sunday August 16th 10am-5pm […]

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Discovery Square – Last Chance!

Lots of kids making rockets at Discovery Square. A photo posted by Maker Expo (@makerexpo) on Jul 21, 2015 at 3:32pm PDT Have you been out to help THEMUSEUM, MakerClub, Tinker Truck and Maker Expo launch rockets yet this month? No? Well there is only one day left: Tuesday July 28th from 5-8pm at Kitchener […]

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Maker Expo at Nerd Nite KW

DW here. Our pal and Nerd Nite KW chief, the ever-awesome Charlotte Armstrong invited the Maker Expo posse to bring our roadshow to a special edition of Nerd Nite last Friday. As we’re known to do: we geared up and then showed up. More on that, but first the ME Message of the Day: Sign […]

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