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Sewing Machines 101 – Troubleshooting Q&A

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Registration Link: https://forms.gle/DhpmLTsrBU8UBKF36 Join Meridy Capella from Evergreen Alterations to discuss Sewing Machine Troubleshooting and Q&A. With so many people rallying to the cause of mask making in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we've been hearing the groans of bunched thread on a bobbin and seams that just don't seem right. Meridy will cover threading, […]

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Open Shops Tour – Virtual

Well, we can't connect for our regular Thursday Open House and Community Meetings. So, let's take it on the road. Virtually. Join us Thursday 4/23 for a virtual Open Shops Tour. Meet other makers in their natural environment, their own maker spaces in their homes and shops. Have a cool project or a favorite tool […]

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Virtual Open Shops – 3D Printing

Join Bennington Area Makers on Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm to learn about what your neighbors are making and share projects that you are working on. This Thursday, James Salerno from Hale Mountain Research will lead us off with a look at the 3-D printing projects he is currently working on. This is a time […]

Virtual Open Shops – Gardening and Seed Starting

Join Bennington Area Makers on Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm to learn about what your neighbors are making and share projects that you are working on. This Thursday, we are going to spend some time talking about starting seeds and getting the garden ready for planting. This is a time to informally share what you […]

Virtual Open Shops – Fermented Foods

Join Bennington Area Makers on Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm to learn about what your neighbors are making and share projects that you are working on. In this session we're going to look at all the bubbling and burping bottles, jars and crocks that people have around their houses. What fermented foods do you have […]

BAM Open Shops Tour – Bicycle Tune Up

Join Bennington Area Makers on Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm to learn about what your neighbors are making and share projects that you are working on. Tired of being cooped up? Would you rather be out rolling on two tires? Join us for a virtual bike tune up session. Bruce Lierman from The Cycling Academy […]

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BAM Open Shops Tour – Woodworking and Carpentry

Join Bennington Area Makers on Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm to learn about what your neighbors are making and share projects that you are working on. This session will focus on woodworking and carpentry. Details to follow. This is a time to informally share what you are doing, ask questions, and get new ideas for […]

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Shop Smorgasbord

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BAM Shop Smorgasbord smor·gas·bord /ˈsmôrɡəsˌbôrd/ - noun: smorgasbord; plural noun: smorgasbords. A buffet offering a variety of hot and cold meats, salads, hors d'oeuvres, etc. A wide range of something; a variety. On Thursday, June 4, 6:00-7:30 PM, we'll have a free ranging conversation about all the various things people have made or are making. […]

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Open Shops – Frank Perkins – Sculptor, Artist, Mask Maker

POSTPONED from 9/10 to 9/17! Join us for an Open Shops anchored by Frank Perkins, a local artist focused on sculpture and masks. Frank has been illustrating since he was 5. He got hooked on horror and monster movies and is obsessed by them.  His interest has taken him down a long road that lead […]

First Robotics Tech Challenge Unboxing

Bennington Area Makers 239 Main Street, Bennington

MOVED to 10/9! Are you curious about FIRST Robotics coming to Bennington? Are you a new FTC VT team and are ready to dig into your new kit? Do you just love UNBOXING events?? The team of UVM College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, Generator Maker Space, UVM 4-H have been working hard - from […]

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Grow Your Own Garden: Gardening, Pollinators, and You!

655 Gage St, Bennington, VT 05201 655 Gage St, Bennington

If you like to eat, you can thank pollinators for one out of every three bites you take! Join us on June 5 from 10 AM to 12 noon for a family friendly, outdoor event all about starting your own garden and supporting all the important pollinators around us. Pre-registration for these activities is required […]

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First Robotics Info Session

Bennington Area Makers 239 Main Street, Bennington

The Bennington Area Makers (BAM) will host First Robotics teams again this year. We will have an info session at BAM on Thursday 7/22 6:00 – 7:30 PM where team members from last year’s team will dust off the cob webs and get last year’s competition bot back online.  We will discuss the First Tech […]

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About BAM

The Bennington Area Makerspace provides opportunities for connection to the entire community via intellectually and physically creative activities. We are building an accessible, open, and safe space for the community to explore science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) skills and support entrepreneurship by making things and making connections. The guiding principle of BAM is to enable transdisciplinary collaboration and intergenerational exchange to feed curiosity, support discovery, and encourage entrepreneurial development in the Bennington area. For more information about BAM please visit us online at www.bamvt.com.