Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab
Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab

Osmoces 2013

It is pretty late notice, but if you are up for a trip to Wheaton this weekend theOsmoces 2013 Symposium looks like a good time. There are lots of workshops planned along with several speakers. I am not going to make it this year, but will try to watch for it next year so I have time to plan a trip.
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The Bush of Life – A visit and workshops by Fab Lab Lyon

A special thanks to Jonathan Landais and Marie Lombard from Fab Lab Lyonvisited us this past weekend! They were kind enough to share some about their knowledge and projects as well as run two workshops, the Bush of Life, for kids in two community groups – the homeschool group (attached to the Fab Lab teen group, the Fab Lab Makers) and the Urbana Neighborhood Connections Center. Files from their workshop are attached.
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BushOfLifeJLANDAIS2013.pdf 5.03 MB
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September Fab Lab Makers at IMC

The third Saturday of September happens to coincide with the Urbana-Champaign Mini Maker Faire being held at the IMC. The Fab Lab Makers will be there instead of at the Fab Lab. Come check us out at the Fab Lab booth. We will have exciting information about our new Fab Lab Makers Certification Program and there will be plenty of exciting stuff to look at and make. If you have never been to, or heard about, the UC Mini Maker Faire check out their website here.
Hope to see you there. If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.
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Mobile Fab Lab Open Hours and Events

Mobile Fab Lab Trailer

Open Lab

  • Thursdays – Aug 15 and 22 – 6-9p
  • Saturdays  – KIDS ONLY (age 11-18) – Aug 17 and 24– 10a-12p
  • Sundays – Aug 18 & 25 – 1-6p


  • Monday  – Open House for Area Youth Provider Organizations – Aug 19 – 6-9p
  • Tuesday  – Shopbot Workshop with CU Woodturning Club – Aug 20 – 6-9p
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