This week at denhac (Sept 2 – Sept 8)

Holy smokes! Can you believe it’s September already?! That means cooler weather is on the horizon which means a more comfortable space and happier hackers! :-D A lot has changed on the calendar and there are more changes to come so check for updates often! Here’s a look at what’s going on this week:

Monday, September 2: Labor Day

Tuesday, September 3, 8 p.m.: Open House. Come take a tour, work on a project or just hang out and meet some new people. Everyone is welcome! RSVP on Meet Up.

Tuesday, September 3, 8 p.m.: Radio Heads. This is a group created to explore different aspects of software defined radio. Topics to be addressed include both the reception and transmission of RF signals, the processing of data captured from the ether, cell phone networks, and ham radio. This is a group, not a class. There is no instructor. Just a handful of similarly minded people trying to learn something at roughly the same time. If you have a pet project you think might apply to this group feel free to propose it. RSVP on Meet Up.

Wednesday, September 4: 

Thursday, September 5, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Work From Denhac Day. For those of you who work remotely, members and non members alike, this is an opportunity to change up your surroundings! Get out of the house and come work from Denhac. We love seeing new victims faces. RSVP on Meet Up.

Friday, September 6, 8 p.m.: Game Night!!! Card games, board games POKER, general carousing and socializing. Have a dead spot in your Friday Night Calendar? We can fill it with some fun. Come on by. RSVP on Meet Up.

Saturday, September 7, 12 p.m.: Open House Part Deux. This is pretty much the same thing as Tuesday Open House except it’s better because it’s on Saturday!

Saturday, September 7, 2 p.m.: LPFM All-Hands Meeting! This meeting is for the entire LPFM team to discuss current status, next steps, and pending tasks remaining in order to complete the application for an LPFM License. If you want to be a part of this project it is very important you attend this meeting so we can gauge the overall interest. RSVP on Meet Up.

Sunday, September 8, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.: *NEW* Kids SCIENCE Dojo. Kids Science Dojo at Denhac is a weekly science class designed for elementary through high school-aged kids. Students will be learning science topics through cooperative projects, lectures, and safe experiments. Attendees under the age of 13 are required to be accompanied by a designated guardian.

To help make a good class for both kids and their guardians as well as determining a good day and time for the class, our wonderful member and host Ashleigh has set up a couple of surveys. I encourage everyone who is considering the class at least read the description at the top of the Parents survey to give you information about Ashleigh and the class.

For Parents: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1CrhmfZyWWm-xq8ZY7JC2L9Q7LC4UNeFi3tpQc5TetTU/viewform

For Kids: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/19BkK13sCKHThrAnumlw-ge7fSkW5sCWOuOipxPQN8vs/viewform

Topic: With the Gem, Mineral, and Fossil show at the Denver Coliseum this weekend this week’s topic is Geology! There will be a guest speaker and some specimen on display at Denhac followed by a ‘field trip’ if you will, to the Coliseum for the show. Parking and admission to the show is free. All children must be accompanied by a guardian for the show.

Sunday, September 8 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.: Kids Coder Dojo. The Kids Coder Dojo at Denhac is a weekly computer programming class designed for elementary through high school-aged kids. Students will begin by using a free and open source visual programming language called Scratch (http://scratch.mit.edu/, available on Windows, MacOSX and Linux), and will be able to move on to more advanced languages as they progress at their own pace.

Attendees under the age of 13 are required to be accompanied by a designated guardian (though guardians are encouraged to attend for all ages). Attendees should bring a laptop or netbook for each student they bring if they can (and you are encouraged to bring extras if possible for those without access to a computer). RSVP on Meet Up.

Denhac is a non-profit organization that provides a variety of technology, art, DIY, and craft-related classes for all ages, and survives on donations and membership dues.  As with (almost) all Denhac classes, attendance is free of charge and membership is not required. Donations are strongly encouraged.

Come check us out! We’d love to meet you!!

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