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You do not need to be a member to attend these events or use our equipment to make cool things. (But there must be a member present for you to work in the space.) The Tuesday night Open Meeting (at 8:00pm every Tuesday) in particular is geared to visitors and always includes a tour of the space and a "Show & Tell" session during which we share info about the projects in progress. Anyone entering LVL1 for the first time must sign a waiver of liability. (There's a kiosk right inside the door.)

Are you looking for help/training and don't see what you need on the calendar? Feel free to ask us at any open meeting or email learn@lvl1.org and we'll assist you.

Do you want to teach a class, host a hackathon, or get together with others for some other specific purpose? Check out our Hosting Guide.

This winter season Amy Shah is leading an initiative called the #100Hats Project to make and donate 100+ handmade winter clothing items to people in need in West and Downtown Louisville. She is partnering with LVL1 Hackerspace which has been awarded a grant to help realize this goal. This is the second winter for this project. It was very successful last year! LVL1 members made over 100 hats to give to people in need.  This year, we have made 26 handmade hats to date and donated them to Centerstone and the Home of the Innocents. We are accepting yarn or monetary donations at LVL1 Hackerspace 1205 East Washington St. www.lvl1.org

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No we can't be defeated"
--Avicii

What: Resin 101 Class
When: Saturday, 18 May, 12:00 - 2:00pm
Cost: $5.00 ($4.13 + $0.87 processing fees)

This class will be about the basics of epoxy resin: we will learn about the different types of resin and ways to use them; we'll cover all the steps to make a successful project, such as preparation, mixing, pouring, molding, curing, and finishing. We'll cover types of projects, such as molding, filling, making art, resin river tables, and the list goes on. At the end of the class, we will make fun stuff with resin!!

I am asking for $5 for attendance to this class, and 100% of those proceeds benefit the Makership Program.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/resin-101-class-tickets-61137093693

You do not need to be a member to attend this event or use our equipment to make cool things. (But there must be a member present for you to work in the space.) Anyone entering LVL1 for the first time must sign a waiver of liability. (There's a kiosk right inside the door.)

What: Vinyl Cutter 101 Class
When: Saturday, 11 May, 12:00 - 2:00pm
Cost: $6.00 ($4.96 + $1.04 processing fees)

Vinyl cutters are used to create a variety of signs and stickers such as the types placed on walls, windows, vehicles, computers, notebooks, etc. Learn the basics of placing an image and text in a custom design. We will be using Inkscape for the design elements. If you have a laptop computer we recommend you install this free program and bring it with you to the class. There are also several computers with it installed at LVL1 and you are welcome to use one of those. For the class you will receive a plastic license plate blank (various colors) and white or black vinyl. You will learn how to design, cut, weed, and transfer the vinyl.

You may, of course, choose to place your design on a material other than a license plate. The procedure is the same.

This class is on the day before Mother's Day. This is your chance to make her that last-minute gift. Or bring her along and make a project together!

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vinyl-cutter-101-class-tickets-60944024217

You do not need to be a member to attend this event or use our equipment to make cool things. (But there must be a member present for you to work in the space.) Anyone entering LVL1 for the first time must sign a waiver of liability. (There's a kiosk right inside the door.)

What: Magic Mirror Workshop
When: Sunday, 14 April, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Cost: $35.00 (+$1.49 processing fee)

Magic Mirrors (sometimes called smart mirrors) place a video screen behind a semi-transparent mirror so that information shows through the mirror as a sort of ghostly image as you look at it. Google it on Bing -- they're way cooler than I just made them sound.

When we hosted our first Magic Mirror workshop a couple years ago it proved to be one of our most popular events. So we're doing another one! (Also, we have some old monitors sitting around the space that we want to clear out before The Purge! and this is a great way to put them to use.) You'll need to provide your own Raspberry Pi 3, but we'll provide a screen, cable, and mirror material. Follow the Eventbrite link below for a complete list of needed and provided materials.

Tickets are $36.49 ($35.00 + $1.49 processing fee) through Eventbrite. [Click here for details or to purchase.]

You do not need to be a member to attend this event or use our equipment to make cool things. (But there must be a member present for you to work in the space.) Anyone entering LVL1 for the first time must sign a waiver of liability. (There's a kiosk right inside the door.)