Today’s Feature: Bloomsburg Public Library

Coming to this year’s Mini Maker Faire is the Bloomsburg Public Library with STEM Challenges! Each participant will be asked to complete a STEM challenge. There will be multiple challenge options and chances to win a small prize!

Visit their website to learn more!

Information about Bloomsburg’s Maker Faire:

This year’s Maker Faire will be held on Saturday, April 20th, from 10 am-4 pm. Admission to this all-day event is free! There will be a large variety of Making activities, workshops, presentations, performances, crafters, the Museum’s 50+ exhibits, and the Bloomsburg YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day.
Interested in becoming a Maker this year? Click here

Today’s Feature: Cute Crochet Creations LLC

Welcome Melissa from Cute Crochet Creations LLC to our Mini Maker Faire for the first time! Melissa started this business after she had surgery and needed something to keep her busy for the 3 weeks she was off work. “It started with a a few baby blankets for friends, then I kept finding cute patterns, then friends were asking me to make things they found pictures of online, and here I am now!”
Be sure to join her Facebook Group to see all of the upcoming events and new creations!

Information about Bloomsburg’s Maker Faire:

This year’s Maker Faire will be held on Saturday, April 20th, from 10 am-4 pm. Admission to this all-day event is free! There will be a large variety of Making activities, workshops, presentations, performances, crafters, the Museum’s 50+ exhibits, and the Bloomsburg YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day.
Interested in becoming a Maker this year? Click here

Today’s Feature: Keystone Wood Products Association

Join Keystone Wood Products Association to learn about the important role of forest products in everyday life.

The Keystone Wood Products Association (KWPA) strives to strengthen and expand the base of lumber and wood products manufacturers in the Central Pennsylvania region in order to maintain and enhance the industry’s competitive position in today’s global economy. As a Hardwood Utilization Group (HUG), KWPA works closely with the Pennsylvania Hardwood Development Council (HDC), the Pennsylvania Forest Products Association (PFPA) and its sister HUGS—Allegheny Hardwood Utilization Group (AHUG) and Northern Tier Hardwood Association (NTHA) to support the industry via, education, workforce development, and promotion.

Learn more about Keystone Wood Products Association online.

Information about Bloomsburg’s Maker Faire:

This year’s Maker Faire will be held on Saturday, April 20th, from 10 am-4 pm. Admission to this all-day event is free! There will be a large variety of Making activities, workshops, presentations, performances, crafters, the Museum’s 50+ exhibits, and the Bloomsburg YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day.
Interested in becoming a Maker this year? Click here

Today’s Feature: Princesses with Powertools: Learn to Hand Drill

We are excited to welcome back Reinvented, Inc. and their Princesses with Powertools!

Guests will learn to use a power drill from women engineers dressed as princesses, and will leave with a take-away souvenir constellation projector they made themselves.

Perfect for kids (and kids at heart)! Learn to use your first power tool from our amazing women engineers dressed as princesses, and find out why #brilliantisbeautiful! You’ll leave with a customized constellation projector you made yourself!

Visit their website to learn more.

Information about Bloomsburg’s Maker Faire:

This year’s Maker Faire will be held on Saturday, April 20th, from 10 am-4 pm. Admission to this all-day event is free! There will be a large variety of Making activities, workshops, presentations, performances, crafters, the Museum’s 50+ exhibits, and the Bloomsburg YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day.
Interested in becoming a Maker this year? Click here

Today’s Feature: The Ideas Studio for Children

The Ideas Studio for Children is a home-based Reggio-inspired early childhood program for up to 6 children ages 3 to 5 (kindergarten-ready).

They will be at the Mini Maker Faire selling greeting card sets made by the preschool children, and original earrings made by Julia. The card proceeds will be donated to a place decided upon by the preschool children.

Learn more about The Ideas Studio for Children on Facebook.

Information about Bloomsburg’s Maker Faire:

This year’s Maker Faire will be held on Saturday, April 20th, from 10 am-4 pm. Admission to this all-day event is free! There will be a large variety of Making activities, workshops, presentations, performances, crafters, the Museum’s 50+ exhibits, and the Bloomsburg YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day.
Interested in becoming a Maker this year? Click here

Today’s Feature: Danville Child Development Center

We are excited to welcome Danville Child Development Center to our 2024 Mini Maker FAire!

DCDC will bring information about their Center along with fun activities for toddlers and preschoolers!

Visit their website to learn more.

Information about Bloomsburg’s Maker Faire:

This year’s Maker Faire will be held on Saturday, April 20th, from 10 am-4 pm. Admission to this all-day event is free! There will be a large variety of Making activities, workshops, presentations, performances, crafters, the Museum’s 50+ exhibits, and the Bloomsburg YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day.
Interested in becoming a Maker this year? Click here

Today’s Feature: Commonwealth Charter Academy

Returning to this year’s Mini Maker Faire is the Commonwealth Charter Academy! Make sure to check out their booth this year to see what activities they brought.

“CCA strives to help learners gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence they need to become productive, happy members of their communities as adults.”

Visit their website to learn more.

Information about Bloomsburg’s Maker Faire:

This year’s Maker Faire will be held on Saturday, April 20th, from 10 am-4 pm. Admission to this all-day event is free! There will be a large variety of Making activities, workshops, presentations, performances, crafters, the Museum’s 50+ exhibits, and the Bloomsburg YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day.
Interested in becoming a Maker this year? Click here

Today’s Feature: The Exchange’s Art Cart

A Maker Faire favorite is back this year! Make sure to stop by the Art Cart, and make your own craft using recycled materials!

The Exchange is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the arts to all communities throughout our region. From day camps and childcare centers to senior centers and nursing homes, as well as family-friendly festivals including last year’s Maker Faire at The Children’s Museum. Their facilitators bring projects in many media, including painting and drawing, cut-out paper, and sculpture, often using recycled materials. They tailor the projects to any age group and any size group. Examples of these hands-on art projects will be available for Faire-goers to enjoy. Learn more about The Exchange and the Art Cart online.

Information about Bloomsburg’s Maker Faire:

This year’s Maker Faire will be held on Saturday, April 20th, from 10 am-4 pm. Admission to this all-day event is free! There will be a large variety of Making activities, workshops, presentations, performances, crafters, the Museum’s 50+ exhibits, and the Bloomsburg YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day.
Interested in becoming a Maker this year? Click here

Today’s Feature: Artwork by Keith Renard

Returning this year is Artwork by Keith Renard! A little bit about this Maker:

“My name is Keith Renard, born and raised in Scranton, PA. I am the owner of Artwork by Keith Renard. I love creating one-of-a-kind works of art ranging from Pet Portraits, Hand Painted Teabags. I also create custom pieces of art like guitar pics to large Murals. and design visual elements from cube displays to window displays to large Santa and Easter sets in malls. I use watercolor, sharpie markers, acrylic paint, colored pencil to create my designs.  I was the featured artist at the Fulton Theatre in Lancaster, PA during its run of Hunchback of Notre Dame. Many of my pieces are on display in public buildings. Scranton Courthouse, Northern light Espresso Bar and Café. I have always had a creative talent and enjoyed creating things that make people happy.”

Learn more about his artwork online.

Information about Bloomsburg’s Maker Faire:

This year’s Maker Faire will be held on Saturday, April 20th, from 10 am-4 pm. Admission to this all-day event is free! There will be a large variety of Making activities, workshops, presentations, performances, crafters, the Museum’s 50+ exhibits, and the Bloomsburg YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day.
Interested in becoming a Maker this year? Click here

Today’s Feature: Linda Lou’s Cake and Candies

Have a sweet tooth? Enjoy decorating cupcakes? Make sure to stop by Linda Lou’s cake and candies booth at this year’s  Bloomsburg Mini Maker Faire. Linda Lou will be here with her bakery, and you will get a chance to decorate a cupcake to take home! If you want to see some of her awesome work, click here.

Information about Bloomsburg’s Maker Faire:

This year’s Maker Faire will be held on Saturday, April 20th, from 10 am-4 pm. Admission to this all-day event is free! There will be a large variety of Making activities, workshops, presentations, performances, crafters, and the Museum’s 50+ exhibits.
Interested in becoming a Maker this year? Click here

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