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Open Houses and Monthly Meetups

Hope everyone had a happy Independence Day! We’re back up and running for Open House at 7pm on Tuesdays! Come check us out for a tour, bring your project to show off or ask questions, or just chat with members! We’d also like to invite you to our monthly meetups! For this month: July 13th, […]

Open house canceled this Tuesday

…because it’s a holiday. Happy Independence Day, everyone, and please be careful with fireworks. Were you hoping to check out the space? Hop on our email list or contact us to schedule another time. As always, our members have 24/7 access to the space and are welcome to use it anytime.

Intro To Arduino Class May 20th

We’re shaking up our Arduino class. Instead of a three week commitment, come do a one day deep dive into the world of electronics. Even if you have never heard of Arduino, you’ll leave at the end of the day ready to assemble projects and code them up! In this class, you’ll learn a bit […]

Grab pizza with us @Gusto tonight!

Tonight only, from 4pm-close, Gusto Pizza’s Ingersoll location is donating 10% of their profits to Area515. Let’s do this! They can accommodate most food allergies, and their pizza is great. No excuses — support Area515 tonight by eating dinner at Gusto! Details on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/394375310924252/

Artist Residency Applications Due This Friday!

You only have until end of day Friday┬áto apply for one of five positions in the Artists in Residence program starting in May. Artists in this program will have access to all the same tools and workspace as full Area515 members. An art show will cap off the program. Get all the details and apply […]

How Companies Get Hacked – Less than 1 week to register!

How Companies Get Hacked  (And What You Can Do About It!) In partnership with the Area515 Maker Space When: Wednesday, March 29th at 7pm Where: Area515 Maker Space – 1731 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309 Cost: Free! Just be sure to register at the link below Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-companies-get-hacked-and-what-you-can-do-about-it-tickets-32395990279 Instructor: Sherri Davidoff, CEO and Founder of LMG Security Presentation […]

How Companies Get Hacked (And What You Can Do About It!)

Sherri Davidoff, CEO of LMG Security, is offering a free talk on cybersecurity. Registration is required — get your seat now! Join us Wednesday, March 29, 7 – 10pm, and feel free to forward the registration link to anyone else who is interested. Professional hackers around the world target YOU in attempts to gain access […]

Artists! One month left to apply for residency!

You have one month left to apply for one of five positions in the Artists in Residence program starting in May. Artists in this program will have access to all the same tools and workspace as full Area515 members. An art show will cap off the program. Get all the details and apply at: https://area515.org/air-2017/

New Humble Bundle!

There’s a new Humble Bundle book bundle out! This one is all about Arduino and Raspberry Pi’s. The bundle includes everything from basic stuff all the way up through robots and internet of things. Best of all, you can choose your own charity. Search “Des Moines Maker Space” to support Area515 with your book purchase. […]