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Upcoming events at the Claremont MakerSpace

Greetings Upper Valley Makers: Our next Meet the Maker Open House is coming up this weekend!  Take a break from shoveling snow and come see for yourself what the Claremont MakerSpace has to offer. Classes are filling up fast, check out the list below for upcoming classes that have availability and register now so you don’t miss out! For most classes and events, CMS MEMBERSHIP IS NOT REQUIRED. That said, members receive a discount on registration and there are some classes/events that are for members only (this will be clearly noted in the event description). Class policies (liability waiver, withdrawal, cancellation, etc.) can be found here. Instructors: Interested in teaching a class at CMS? Please fill out our Class Proposal Form. Tours: Want to see what the Claremont MakerSpace is all about? Tours are by appointment only due to COVID-19 restrictions. Contact Us to schedule your tour where you can learn about all the awesome tools that the CMS offers access to, as well as how membership, classes, and studio spaces work.

Meet the Maker Open House at Claremont MakerSpace

Sat Jan 28 2023, 02:00pm EST — Sat Jan 28 2023, 05:00pm EST
Have you wondered what’s going on in the big Mill Building at 46 Main Street? Have you thought about projects that you might like to learn how to make over the winter Are you new to the area and want to connect with local people and resources? Are you already a craftsman and would like to meet others with a common interest? This is the event for you! Studios will be open and skilled craftsman will be on hand to answer questions. Woodshop: All sorts of woodworking tools, CNC Router, Wood Turning Lathes Electronics shop: Tools for small electronics, 3D Printers, Laser Cutter Jewelry studio: All tools needed for shaping, texturing, enameling and soldering Metal shop: All tools needed for working with metal, cutting, shaping, MIG, TIG and Stick welding, plasma cutting. Textiles studio: Sewing machines, mid arm quilter, textile dying area, pattern and print cutters. The event is FREE, but you must register. Everyone is welcome! Extra parking next door in the parking garage. Class Fees: FREE
Register for this class now!

Entrepreneurship for Makers

Sun Feb 5 2023, 01:00pm EST — Sun Jul 9 2023, 02:00pm EDT
Are you a creative problem-solver with a passion for innovation? Do you want to turn your ideas into a successful business?  The Claremont MakerSpace Entrepreneurship for Makers class is designed for individuals like you who want to bring their ideas to life. Join us for our much-requested Entrepreneurship for Makers Class and get your business off on the right tracks in 2023! This class meets for one hour each month from February to June. Expect 1-3 hours of “homework” each month. Unlock Your Entrepreneurial Potential with the Claremont MakerSpace Entrepreneurship Class! The deadline to register for this course is February 1st. Class Schedule: We meet at the Claremont MakerSpace Sundays at 1pm
  • February 5th:
    • Launching your idea, brainstorming the why, and figuring out what you need to make in order to be happy.
  • March 5th:
    • Creating a business plan, setting pricing, and budgeting.
  • April 2nd:
    • Picking an entity type, getting your EIN, setting up accounts with vendors, and understanding state and federal registrations.
  • May 7th:
    • Branding, marketing, & launching.
  • June 4th:
    • Picking a bookkeeping program and understanding financial statements.
  • July 9th:
    • Learn about taxes, federal and state requirements, insurance, hiring contractors and employees.
Most CPAs charge $200+ per hour.  In this in depth class you’ll have access to a CPA for six months to help you guide you through getting your business up and running.  Think of this course as a mastermind group with your own CPA on hand, with the bonus of meeting peers to cheer you on! About the Instructor: Amity Ollis is a licensed CPA in NH. She has worked both in public accounting firms and private businesses and has experience as an auditor, consultant, accountant, and tax manager. She is Xero and QuickBooks certified. Her company, Lifeboat Accounting helps small businesses and nonprofits stay afloat and offers consulting, training, and virtual CFO services. Class Fees: $200 non-members, $150 members. Materials Fee: Materials will be provided. Participants will also receive handouts, templates, and more. The deadline to register for this course is February 1st.   
Register for this class now!

Introduction to Metal Art: Make It and Take It

Sun Feb 26 2023, 02:00pm EST — Sun Feb 26 2023, 05:00pm EST
In this class you will make an introductory welded art project using the skills learned in the prerequisite Intro to MIG welding class. Students will: -Learn about shapes, layering and texture -Practice welding skills while making a simple project -Practice refinement and finishing About the Instructors: Jo Ann Clifford is a Metal Artist. She has been creating metal art for several years at the Claremont Maker Space. She is a past Artist in Residence at CMS and has shown her work regionally. She loves to teach and inspire others to  try something new. Class Fees: $60 non-members, $30 members. Materials Fee: $15 materials fee.
Register for this class now!

Introduction to Metal Art: Make It and Take It

Sun Mar 26 2023, 02:00pm EST — Sun Mar 26 2023, 05:00pm EST
In this class you will make an introductory welded art project using the skills learned in the prerequisite Intro to MIG welding class. Students will: -Learn about shapes, layering and texture -Practice welding skills while making a simple project -Practice refinement and finishing About the Instructors: Jo Ann Clifford is a Metal Artist. She has been creating metal art for several years at the Claremont Maker Space. She is a past Artist in Residence at CMS and has shown her work regionally. She loves to teach and inspire others to  try something new. Class Fees: $60 non-members, $30 members. Materials Fee: $15 materials fee.
Register for this class now!
Happy Makin’!
We are grateful for all of the public support that our 501(c)(3), non-profit organization receives. If you’d like to make a donation,please visit the Support Us page of our website.

Just Announced – CMS Entrepreneurship for Makers Class

 

Entrepreneurship for Makers

Once a month, Sun Feb 5 2023 — Sun Jul 9 2023

Are you a creative problem-solver with a passion for innovation? Do you want to turn your ideas into a successful business?  The Claremont MakerSpace Entrepreneurship for Makers class is designed for individuals like you who want to bring their ideas to life.

Join us for our much-requested Entrepreneurship for Makers Class and get your business off on the right tracks in 2023!

This class meets for one hour each month from February to June. Expect 1-3 hours of “homework” each month.

Unlock Your Entrepreneurial Potential with the Claremont MakerSpace Entrepreneurship Class!  

The deadline to register for this course is February 1st. 

Class Schedule: We meet at the Claremont MakerSpace Sundays at 1pm

  • February 5th:
    • Launching your idea, brainstorming the why, and figuring out what you need to make in order to be happy.
  • March 5th:
    • Creating a business plan, setting pricing, and budgeting.
  • April 2nd:
    • Picking an entity type, getting your EIN, setting up accounts with vendors, and understanding state and federal registrations.
  • May 7th:
    • Branding, marketing, & launching.
  • June 4th:
    • Picking a bookkeeping program and understanding financial statements.
  • July 9th: 
    • Learn about taxes, federal and state requirements, insurance, hiring contractors and employees.

Most CPAs charge $200+ per hour.  In this in depth class you’ll have access to a CPA for six months to help you guide you through getting your business up and running.  Think of this course as a mastermind group with your own CPA on hand, with the bonus of meeting peers to cheer you on! 

About the Instructor: Amity Ollis is a licensed CPA in NH. She has worked both in public accounting firms and private businesses and has experience as an auditor, consultant, accountant, and tax manager. She is Xero and QuickBooks certified. Her company, Lifeboat Accounting helps small businesses and nonprofits stay afloat and offers consulting, training, and virtual CFO services. 

Class Fees: $200 non-members, $150 members. 

Materials Fee: Materials will be provided. Participants will also receive handouts, templates, and more. 

The deadline to register for this course is February 1st. 

Register for this class now!

 


For most classes and events, CMS MEMBERSHIP IS NOT REQUIRED. That said, members receive a discount on registration and there are some classes/events that are for members only (this will be clearly noted in the event description).

Class policies (liability waiver, withdrawal, cancellation, etc.) can be found here.

Instructors: Interested in teaching a class at CMS? Please fill out our Class Proposal Form.

Tours: Want to see what the Claremont MakerSpace is all about? Tours are by appointment only due to COVID-19 restrictions. Contact Us to schedule your tour where you can learn about all the awesome tools that the CMS offers access to, as well as how membership, classes, and studio spaces work.


Happy Makin’!
 
We are grateful for all of the public support that our 501(c)(3), non-profit organization receives. If you’d like to make a donation,please visit the Support Us page of our website.

Upcoming classes and events at the Claremont MakerSpace

Greetings Upper Valley Makers:

We have an exciting list of upcoming classes at the Claremont MakerSpace that we think might interest you.

For most classes and events, CMS MEMBERSHIP IS NOT REQUIRED. That said, members receive a discount on registration and there are some classes/events that are for members only (this will be clearly noted in the event description).

Class policies (liability waiver, withdrawal, cancellation, etc.) can be found here.

Please note: The Claremont MakerSpace currently requires masks for all visitors and members.

Instructors: Interested in teaching a class at CMS? Please fill out our Class Proposal Form.

Tours: Want to see what the Claremont MakerSpace is all about? Tours are by appointment only due to COVID-19 restrictions. Contact Us to schedule your tour where you can learn about all the awesome tools that the CMS offers access to, as well as how membership, classes, and studio spaces work.




Intro to MIG Welding

Mon Jan 23 2023, 05:00pm EST — Mon Jan 23 2023, 08:00pm EST

Thinking about trying out MIG welding? This is an introductory workshop in learning, safety, tools and techniques in MIG welding. No experience required.

Must provide your own safety glasses, leather work shoes and leather gloves. Helmets and jackets and materials will be provided. 

Students will:
. Learn about safety in the metal shop and welding studio
. Learn about MIG welding equipment and materials to be used
. Use the MIG welding equipment to spot weld, draw a bead and join two prices of metal

About the Instructors: Jo Ann Clifford is a Metal Artist. She has been creating metal art for several years at the Claremont Maker Space. She is a past Artist in Residence at CMS and has shown her work regionally. She loves to teach and inspire others to  try something new.

Class Fees: $75 non-members, $37.50 members.

Materials Fee: Materials will be provided.

Please note: The Claremont MakerSpace currently requires masks for all visitors and members.

Register for this class now!




Journaling to Relax and Let Go

Mon Jan 23 2023, 07:00pm EST — Mon Jan 23 2023, 08:30pm EST

We’ve been through a lot in the last couple years. A journal can be a great place to escape, reset, and relax. Writing Coach Annalisa Parent will guide you through prompts to get you into the zone, along with some tips to stay in a journaling practice.

What to bring: Something to write with and on (Pen + Paper, tablet, Laptop, etc.)

Please note: The Claremont MakerSpace currently requires masks for all visitors and members.

Class Fees: $25 for CMS Members. Non-Member: $31.25.

Register for this class now!




Meet the Maker Open House at Claremont MakerSpace

Sat Jan 28 2023, 02:00pm EST — Sat Jan 28 2023, 05:00pm EST

Have you wondered what’s going on in the big Mill Building at 46 Main Street? Have you thought about projects that you might like to learn how to make over the winter Are you new to the area and want to connect with local people and resources? Are you already a craftsman and would like to meet others with a common interest?

This is the event for you!

Studios will be open and skilled craftsman will be on hand to answer questions.

Woodshop: All sorts of woodworking tools, CNC Router, Wood Turning Lathes

Electronics shop: Tools for small electronics, 3D Printers, Laser Cutter

Jewelry studio: All tools needed for shaping, texturing, enameling and soldering

Metal shop: All tools needed for working with metal, cutting, shaping, MIG, TIG and Stick
welding, plasma cutting.

Textiles studio: Sewing machines, mid arm quilter, textile dying area, pattern and print cutters.

The event is FREE, but you must register. Everyone is welcome!

Extra parking next door in the parking garage.

We will have masks available for all.

Class Fees: FREE

Please note: The Claremont MakerSpace currently requires masks for all visitors and members.

Register for this class now!




Intro to MIG Welding

Mon Feb 20 2023, 05:00pm EST — Mon Feb 20 2023, 08:00pm EST

Thinking about trying out MIG welding? This is an introductory workshop in learning, safety, tools and techniques in MIG welding. No experience required.

Must provide your own safety glasses, leather work shoes and leather gloves. Helmets and jackets and materials will be provided. 

Students will:
. Learn about safety in the metal shop and welding studio
. Learn about MIG welding equipment and materials to be used
. Use the MIG welding equipment to spot weld, draw a bead and join two prices of metal

About the Instructors: Jo Ann Clifford is a Metal Artist. She has been creating metal art for several years at the Claremont Maker Space. She is a past Artist in Residence at CMS and has shown her work regionally. She loves to teach and inspire others to  try something new.

Class Fees: $75 non-members, $37.50 members.

Materials Fee: Materials will be provided.

Please note: The Claremont MakerSpace currently requires masks for all visitors and members.

Register for this class now!




Introduction to Metal Art: Make It and Take It

Sun Feb 26 2023, 02:00pm EST — Sun Feb 26 2023, 05:00pm EST

In this class you will make an introductory welded art project using the skills learned in the prerequisite Intro to MIG welding class.

Students will:
-Learn about shapes, layering and texture
-Practice welding skills while making a simple project
-Practice refinement and finishing

About the Instructors: Jo Ann Clifford is a Metal Artist. She has been creating metal art for several years at the Claremont Maker Space. She is a past Artist in Residence at CMS and has shown her work regionally. She loves to teach and inspire others to  try something new.

Class Fees: $60 non-members, $30 members.

Materials Fee: $15 materials fee.

Please note: The Claremont MakerSpace currently requires masks for all visitors and members.

Register for this class now!




Intro to MIG Welding

Mon Mar 20 2023, 05:00pm EST — Mon Mar 20 2023, 08:00pm EST

Thinking about trying out MIG welding? This is an introductory workshop in learning, safety, tools and techniques in MIG welding. No experience required.

Must provide your own safety glasses, leather work shoes and leather gloves. Helmets and jackets and materials will be provided. 

Students will:
. Learn about safety in the metal shop and welding studio
. Learn about MIG welding equipment and materials to be used
. Use the MIG welding equipment to spot weld, draw a bead and join two prices of metal

About the Instructors: Jo Ann Clifford is a Metal Artist. She has been creating metal art for several years at the Claremont Maker Space. She is a past Artist in Residence at CMS and has shown her work regionally. She loves to teach and inspire others to  try something new.

Class Fees: $75 non-members, $37.50 members.

Materials Fee: Materials will be provided.

Please note: The Claremont MakerSpace currently requires masks for all visitors and members.

Register for this class now!




Introduction to Metal Art: Make It and Take It

Sun Mar 26 2023, 02:00pm EST — Sun Mar 26 2023, 05:00pm EST

In this class you will make an introductory welded art project using the skills learned in the prerequisite Intro to MIG welding class.

Students will:
-Learn about shapes, layering and texture
-Practice welding skills while making a simple project
-Practice refinement and finishing

About the Instructors: Jo Ann Clifford is a Metal Artist. She has been creating metal art for several years at the Claremont Maker Space. She is a past Artist in Residence at CMS and has shown her work regionally. She loves to teach and inspire others to  try something new.

Class Fees: $60 non-members, $30 members.

Materials Fee: $15 materials fee.

Please note: The Claremont MakerSpace currently requires masks for all visitors and members.

Register for this class now!


Happy Makin’!
We are grateful for all of the public support that our 501(c)(3), non-profit organization receives. If you’d like to make a donation,please visit the Support Us page of our website.

Artist’s Craft Show Starts today! + Upcoming events at CMS

Greetings Upper Valley Makers:

We have some exciting events and classes coming up at the Claremont MakerSpace that we think might interest you.

 


CLAREMONT MAKERSPACE ARTIST’S CRAFT SHOW STARTS TODAY!

LOCATION
Claremont Opera House Atrium
58 Opera House Square
DAYS & TIMES
Friday, November 25 from 2 to 6 pm and
Saturday, November 26 from 11 am to 3 pm

Take the stairs or elevator to the top
Local artists will be displaying their one of a kind artwork.

Choose a special gift made here in Claremont, at our world class MakerSpace!
Sign up to take a CMS tour.
Friday night stay for the Tree Lighting, SANTA and a movie.
Join us again on Saturday 11 to 3 pm.
More information is on this Video from our local TV Station – ClaremonTV8:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BThPRgDfn4p18H68KaOMF0sWjpa8YFeT/view
Happy Holidays from all of us at Claremont MakerSpace!




Meet the Maker Open House at Claremont MakerSpace

Mon Dec 12 2022, 02:00pm EST — Mon Dec 12 2022, 05:00pm EST

Have you wondered what’s going on in the big Mill Building at 46 Main Street? Have you thought about projects that you might like to learn how to make over the winter Are you new to the area and want to connect with local people and resources? Are you already a craftsman and would like to meet others with a common interest?

This is the event for you!

Studios will be open and skilled craftsman will be on hand to answer questions.

Woodshop: All sorts of woodworking tools, CNC Router, Wood Turning Lathes

Electronics shop: Tools for small electronics, 3D Printers, Laser Cutter

Jewelry studio: All tools needed for shaping, texturing, enameling and soldering

Metal shop: All tools needed for working with metal, cutting, shaping, MIG, TIG and Stick
welding, plasma cutting.

Textiles studio: Sewing machines, mid arm quilter, textile dying area, pattern and print cutters.

The event is FREE, but you must register. Everyone is welcome!

Extra parking next door in the parking garage.

We will have masks available for all.

Please note: The Claremont MakerSpace currently requires masks for all visitors and members.

Register for this event now!

 


For most classes and events, CMS MEMBERSHIP IS NOT REQUIRED. That said, members receive a discount on registration and there are some classes/events that are for members only (this will be clearly noted in the event description).

Class policies (liability waiver, withdrawal, cancellation, etc.) can be found here.

Please note: The Claremont MakerSpace currently requires masks for all visitors and members.

Instructors: Interested in teaching a class at CMS? Please fill out our Class Proposal Form.

Tours: Want to see what the Claremont MakerSpace is all about? Tours are by appointment only due to COVID-19 restrictions. Contact Us to schedule your tour where you can learn about all the awesome tools that the CMS offers access to, as well as how membership, classes, and studio spaces work.




Flash Fiction

Mon Nov 28 2022, 07:00pm EST — Mon Nov 28 2022, 08:30pm EST

Flash fiction is an extremely short (think flash in the pan) story. Though experts vary on the length, anywhere between 300-1000 is generally accepted. We will look at some excerpts and play with some fun prompts to get our creativity flowing. Annalisa Parent, an author and internationally-published freelance writer, will engage all in the writing process.

Participants will learn the process of flash fiction and will come away with writing prompts to encourage creativity.

What to bring: Something to write with and on (Pen + Paper, tablet, Laptop, etc.)

Please note: The Claremont MakerSpace currently requires masks for all visitors and members.

Class Fees: $25 for CMS Members. Non-Member: $31.25.

Register for this class now!




Publishing Workshop: The Paths to Publication

Mon Dec 5 2022, 07:00pm EST — Mon Dec 5 2022, 08:00pm EST

Have you written a book, or thinking of writing a book? What’s the best way to publish? Where do I even start?

Author and Writing Coach Annalisa Parent works closely with publishing industry professionals to get the most current information. She will share with you the ins and outs of publishing today, from self publishing to hybrid to traditional.

What to bring: Something to write with and on (Pen + Paper, tablet, Laptop, etc.)

Please note: The Claremont MakerSpace currently requires masks for all visitors and members.

Class Fees: $25 for CMS Members. Non-Member: $31.25.

Register for this class now!



Write and Pitch your Book so it Will SELL

Mon Dec 12 2022, 07:00pm EST — Mon Dec 12 2022, 08:30pm EST

Many would-be authors write and pitch books that never produce the sales or visibility they’d hoped. These writers feel frustrated, never knowing why the book was rejected–wither by the publishers or the would-be readers. In this session, CEO and Publisher Annalisa Parent will pull back the curtain to show exactly what makes a successful expert book, and how you can avoid the publishing pitfalls.

What to bring: Something to write with and on (Pen + Paper, tablet, Laptop, etc.)

Please note: The Claremont MakerSpace currently requires masks for all visitors and members.

Class Fees: $25 for CMS Members. Non-Member: $31.25.

Register for this class now!




Journaling to Relax and Let Go

Mon Jan 23 2023, 07:00pm EST — Mon Jan 23 2023, 08:30pm EST

We’ve been through a lot in the last couple years. A journal can be a great place to escape, reset, and relax. Writing Coach Annalisa Parent will guide you through prompts to get you into the zone, along with some tips to stay in a journaling practice.

What to bring: Something to write with and on (Pen + Paper, tablet, Laptop, etc.)

Please note: The Claremont MakerSpace currently requires masks for all visitors and members.

Class Fees: $25 for CMS Members. Non-Member: $31.25.

Register for this class now!


Happy Makin’!
We are grateful for all of the public support that our 501(c)(3), non-profit organization receives. If you’d like to make a donation,please visit the Support Us page of our website.
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