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Safe Solar Viewer (Again!)

Saf

Are you planning on viewing the Solar Eclipse (Monday, August 21, 2017)?  Are you traveling to view the total eclipse?  (Maryland is located outside the total eclipse zone.)  Avoid eye damage by using proper techniques during partial eclipse phases. Join us at the MakerSpace this Sunday, August 6 from 10am to 2PM to make a Safe Solar Viewer. We will be building a Safe Solar Viewer  with two lenses.  (The second lens is a Barlow lens; it will magnify and project the image of the sun.)  We’ve got boxes, spare binder clips, and lenses.  This is a child-friendly activity (although… (Read More)

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Holiday Break

4th of July

The summer is just getting started, with great weather and lots of activities. We have a lot of work scheduled at Club125, including three summer camps and several community projects. There will be no time for vacation for club volunteers or managers, and while we really enjoy our "work", we also need some time to relax and recharge all our batteries. So enjoy your holiday weekend, we sure will! The club is closed July 2 – July 7. We will re-open next Tuesday, July 8th.  

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More Summer Electronics Fun!

Arduino Microcontroller

Our second round of Arduino microelectronics classes start July 17 and 18th and continue until September. The Wednesday class will be for novice beginners while the Thirsday class will be a project lab. For folks without a project, we have four devices to build for the club, plus an open-ended arts project. Please reserve your spot in the class and/or lab by using the form below…

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New Summer Hours

Open Sign

As of July 8, our standard hours for the summer will be: Monday-Friday 3pm – 10pm Saturday 10am – 10pm Sunday 10am – 6pm Special activities or events may be scheduled on request. We are forming a daytime schedule of classes and activities for the Fall. Please let us know your ideas and feedback. Thanks!

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Holiday Break

4th of July

I can't believe it has been just two months since we opened our doors. So much has happened, and so much more is planned. But we need to take a break, to catch our breath, and to relax for a few days with family and friends in Boston and New York. So we will close Club125 at 5pm, July 3rd and be back on Monday, July 8th. But WAIT! Our doors will be open to host Cazual Magic as J-D and his crew will have four days of card and board games available. J-D's first love is Magic the Gathering,… (Read More)

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Become a Member Today!

Become a Member

Club125 is a non-profit organization founded to enage the community in activities that engage the mind. We exist for the benefit of the community and we depend on our members to define and support our mission. We have chosen not to charge for individual clubs, classes, or activities. Instead, we have a simple membership fee. Think of us as a health club for the mind. More Information

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Build Your First Website

Website Development

This workshop class is for folks who want to build their own website, rather than depend on social media or other service providers. No prior experience is needed, and you will NOT need to learn any programming skills. We will use two different platforms, the WordPress blog engine (used on club125.com) and the Drupal content management system (used on club125.org). The first class is Tuesday, June 11 at 7:30pm.

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Living with Linux and Windows

Linux and Windows

This workshop series alternates between Linux and Windows and will be adjusted to student needs. We start with an introduction to the Linux Desktop using Mint, the system we have chosen for our desktop systems. Our laptop systems are powered by Windows 8 to give us a platform to teach tips and tricks about Microsoft Windows. These classes are for people with novice to average computer skills. If you are new to Linux, or if you are frustrated by some of the odd things that happen every time you power on your computer, this is the class for you. The first… (Read More)

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