Category Archives: Education

Save the Date: Gulf Coast MakerCon & Pinellas ComicCon Join Forces for March 24, 2018 Event

First, thanks to everyone for their warmth and understanding about our need to cancel our April 8th event this year.  Your patience as we’ve worked to reschedule Gulf Coast MakerCon has been deeply appreciated. In looking at our different options, and … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Brian Bombei, of Coaster Modeling Enthusiasts of FL

Brian Bombei, the founder of Coaster Modeling Enthusiasts of Florida, makes something big – really big: roller coaster models out of K’Nex!  He told us a bit more about what he does and why he does it.

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Meet the Garden Maker: Loretta Buckner, of We Grow From Here

We’re Making things indoors and out, this year, and planting the seeds of sustainability this year, with Loretta Buckner, owner and master gardener of We Grow from Here. We Grow From Here was founded as a non-profit in 2010 to … Continue reading

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