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Pop-Up LED Valentines w/ Colette Fu

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Pop-Up Valentines w/ Colette Fu

Saturday Feb. 1 | 1-4pm | $30
Department of Making + Doing on 3711 Market St.

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Come learn from one of the best. Internationally recognized artist Colette Fu will be teaching a one-day class where you can create your own interactive, pop-up valentine. Ms. Fu will guide you through the basics of cutting and folding pop-up cards which you can then customize with LEDs and other electronics for a one-of-a-kind card for that special someone.

All material costs are covered in the cost of the ticket. Family friendly and open to all. No experience needed. Free Parking behind 3711 Market St.

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Free parking is available on the day of the event in the Science Center parking lot located in the back of 3711 off of Filbert St. Drive in, take a ticket and park. When you get to DM+D ask us about chaser tickets that can be used to exit free of charge. Plenty of street parking too.

Colette Fu makes pop-up books from her photographs. She received her MFA in Fine Art Photography from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2003 and soon after began an obsession with constructing pop-up books. Colette has designed pop-ups for award winning stop motion animation commercials and has freelanced for clients such as Vogue China, Canon Asia and Moët Hennessy • Louis Vuitton. Her work is included in the Library of Congress, the West Collection and many private and rare archive collections. She has received numerous awards including those from Fulbright, the Independence Foundation, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Puffin Foundation and the Society for Photographic Education.  A passionate educator, Colette teaches pop-up courses and community workshops with marginalized populations at various art  centers, universities and institutions internationally.

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Ask a Lawyer (members only)

Have you ever run into legal questions while working on a project, but never got the chance to talk to a lawyer? Maybe you're considering applying for a patent? Have IP law questions? Or are starting your own business?

This is your chance to get quick answers to the legal questions you always wanted to ask! IP law specialist Francis X. Taney, Jr. is generously offering to sit down with NextFab members to give free legal consultations.
 
For more information about Mr. Taney please visit www.taneylegal.com.
 
This event is FULL, but check back next month for another chance to Ask a Lawyer!
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Make Your Philly Valentines at the DM+D

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Saturday FEBRUARY 8 FROM 1-4PM, The Department of Making + Doing will host the second installment of Make Your Philly Holidays: Valentines Edition. Whether you’re wild about the holiday or think it’s the worst ever, all sentiments are welcome as we gather for an afternoon of crafting, gifting, decorating, and consuming …chocolate …lots of it. BUY TICKETS

Woodblock Prints | V-Day Cards | Custom Tees | Cookie Decorating | Jewelry Making | AND MORE

During this Valentines themed craft series we will explore different crafting activities and the many ways digital technology can be repurposed across a variety of media to create custom, personalized gifts. With an array of materials in different colors and styles provided, you’ll be sure to leave with something special –even if V-Day’s not your gig.

Bring your family, friends, and neighbors. All Ages welcome -No prior knowledge or experience needed. Snacks, hot chocolate and free parking all afternoon.  All fees and material costs are included in price of the ticket (sappy love songs available upon request). BUY TICKETS

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Free parking is available on the day of the event in the Science Center parking lot located in the back of 3711 off of Filbert St. Drive in, take a ticket and park. When you get to DM+D ask us about chaser tickets that can be used to exit free of charge. Plenty of street parking too.

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Show and Tell Sponsored by Yards

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This is a great opportunity for anyone who likes to MAKE things. Bring your project, finished or unfinished, and share concepts and thoughts with your fellow makers! Meet the special guests who will share their real-world experiences. Show off your work and get connected!

 
Not presenting? Sit back and enjoy the delicious Yards beer while talking to other makers. This event is open to the public. Followed by NextFab tours.
 
Featured Presenters:
 
Babak  Javadi - Beat the new electronic lock using magnets.
Ross Kessler - Bricklove is a line of custom 3D printed and CNC machined Lego jewelry and accessories.
Scott Carter - Arduino high speed photography.
And YOU!
 

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