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Hackforge January 2015 Workshops

Happy New Year! -Thanks to everyone for making 2015 a very memorable year for Hackforge.

We were able to take part in some amazing events, grow with our membership, and move to our great new home at 255 Ouellette. We have lots planned for 2016 and we’re excited to kick off January with some great events. 


First step of the new year is to become a member! Perks include access to Hackforge’s quiet, coworking space during the day, our paid events, discounts on electronic orders, and voting privileges. Most importantly, you are helping keep Hackforge doing what we do!
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Hackforge Board Game Night

Thursday, January 14: 6-10PM
Join us for a night of board games and card games. This event is free and open to everyone. If you’re new to board games, we can help get you started.
Facebook Event Here

StartUp MeetUp
Monday, January 18: 6-8PM
Get your idea off the ground in 2016! Grab a drink, meet some new people, and share your entrepreneurial experiences and ideas.
Check them out on Facebook

Maptime Windsor

Thursday, January 21: 6-8PM
Maptime is an open learning environment for all levels and degrees of knowledge, offering intentional educational support for the beginner. Maptime is simultaneously flexible and structured, creating space for mapping tutorials, workshops, ongoing projects with a shared goal, and independent/collaborative work time. Beginners most welcome! Topic TBA.

Intro to Arduino Workshop

Saturday, January 23: 2-5PM
Learn about this open-source electronic prototyping platform in a hands-on workshop. Registration cost includes an Intro to Arduino kit which you can take home!
No electronics or coding experience required. Please bring along a laptop.
Registration required! Space is limited!
Sign up here.

Software Guild: Ask a Rubyist

Wednesday, January 27: 7-9PM
This month we’ll get to see two different approaches to creating web-apps with Ruby, followed by a question and answer session with some of our resident Rubyists, Andrew and Corey.
Check out the event here

Write Your First Line of Code

Saturday, January 30: All Day
Let’s demystify computer programming one line at a time. We’re inviting all beginners to code to join us at Hackforge for a day of discovery and ‘hello world’s! We are looking for help for this event, so if this interests you, drop us a line!

Sarah Morris

Hackforge Managing Director