Maker Faire Countdown: 3 days!

new-york-circle-logoIt’s Almost Time

In just a few short days, we’ll be headed to New York to represent Cape Cod Makers at World Maker Faire. We’ve got a lot of excitement and a few great projects in store. The activities from the Rhode Island faire, Squishy Circuits and Tapetricity clothespin crafts, will be returning. We’ll also be introducing a new origami project utilizing donated and recycled business cards. The more cards we can use, the bigger and better our creation can be, so if you’ve got a box of cards with an old phone number or the logo cut off, let us know! We’d be thrilled to take them off your hands.

 

shirtsT-Shirts Have Arrived

For all those wanting to represent CCM at the maker faire and beyond, we have t-shirts! If you’ll be joining us in NYC, one of these will be yours! If you won’t be able to come down, but are interested in a Cape Cod Makers t-shirt, they’re available for a $15 donation, just let us know at the next meetup.

 

NY Maker Faire Map

We’ll be in zone B, with the hackerspaces

 

General Maker Faire Details

If you’re attending the maker faire (either as an exhibitor or a guest) and want some extra info, here is what you need to know and how to find us.

 

Location
New York Hall of Science (NYSCI)
47-01 111th Street
Queens, NY 11368
718-699-0005
*Located in Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Maker Entry Passes and General Ticket Codes
We have a limited number of entry passes for makers and guests. If you are attending the faire and planning to represent Cape Cod Makers, please contact me via email as soon as possible and I will try and arrange tickets for you. These are on a first come first serve basis.

Parking
Parking is available at CitiField. There is no parking at NYSCI. If necessary, you may drop off your items and/or passengers before parking your vehicle at CitiField. Directions directly to CitiField can be found here. Parking is $10 per day; CCM cannot provide discounted parking.

Shuttle Service
Shuttle service will be available to and from CitiField.

Alternative Transportation
Bus
Q23 or Q58 to Corona Avenue and 108 Street.
Q48 to 111th Street and Roosevelt Avenue.

Subway
Take 7 LOCAL train to 111th St Station. Walk 3 blocks south.
7 EXPRESS to Mets-Willets Point. Walk down the boardwalk and follow the signs to the New York Hall of Science.
Please see www.mta.info for the most up-to-date subway service advisories.

Bike Valet Service
Secure Valet Bicycle Parking will be provided at the main entrance: 47-01 111th Street on Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday: 9:30am – 7:30pm, Sunday: 9:30am – 6:30pm

Please allow extra time. Traffic will be heavy!

 

We’re counting down the hours and packing our bags, and can’t wait to see you in NYC!

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