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Melbourne has so much going on, and there are always plenty of events that are free. You may still need to book, however, so check individual events for details.

Nick Modrzewski and Nabilah Nordin: Mark All As Read - Wednesday 04 October 2017 to Saturday 21 October 2017 - Exhibitions

Nick Modrzewski and Nabilah Nordin: Mark All As Read

4 Oct 2017 - 21 Oct 2017, Blindside Gallery
A discursive exhibition chronicling the experiences and collaborative practices of artists Nabilah Nordin and Nick Modrzewski.
MakerBasics: Zoetrope Workshop with Benjamin Ducroz - Saturday 02 September 2017, 10am to 5pm - Talks & workshops

MakerBasics: Zoetrope Workshop with Benjamin Ducroz

2 Sep 2017, Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre
This one-day zoetrope workshop with Benjamin Ducroz gives an introduction to pre-cinema moving image devices and new ways illusions are being used.
MakerHangouts at Kathleen Syme Library - Tuesday 11 July 2017 to Tuesday 28 November 2017 - Talks & workshops

MakerHangouts at Kathleen Syme Library

11 Jul 2017 - 28 Nov 2017, Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre
Drop in to the Makerspace at Kathleen Syme Library and explore 3D printing, soldering, electronics, robotics and paper/vinyl cutting machines.
Makerbasics: Emotional Computing - Saturday 04 November 2017 to Sunday 05 November 2017 - Talks & workshops

Makerbasics: Emotional Computing

4 Nov 2017 - 5 Nov 2017, Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre
Create a simple electronic circuit that will react to the body and/or environment and see the data collected by using the visual program processing.
MakerBasics: the Twittering Machine - Sunday 22 October 2017, 1pm to 4pm - Talks & workshops

MakerBasics: the Twittering Machine

22 Oct 2017, Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre
Learn how to program an original, simple script that will automatically generate and publish tweets on the social media platform, Twitter.
MakerHangouts: VR Vive Day - Sunday 16 July 2017 to Sunday 26 November 2017 - Talks & workshops

MakerHangouts: VR Vive Day

16 Jul 2017 - 26 Nov 2017, Library at The Dock
On the second Sunday of every month, the makerspace at Library at The Dock will showcase the HTC Vive VR head set.
MakerHangouts at Library at The Dock - Friday 14 July 2017 to Friday 24 November 2017 - Talks & workshops

MakerHangouts at Library at The Dock

14 Jul 2017 - 24 Nov 2017, Library at The Dock
Come down to Library at the Dock on a Friday afternoon for the MakerHangout sessions.
MakerAdvanced: Character Animation in Adobe After Effects - Wednesday 30 August 2017 to Wednesday 08 November 2017 - Talks & workshops

MakerAdvanced: Character Animation in Adobe After Effects

30 Aug 2017 - 8 Nov 2017, Library at The Dock
Learn how to use Adobe After Effects, the industry standard for creating motion graphics and special effects.
MakerBasics: Character Design in Adobe Illustrator - Wednesday 09 August 2017 to Wednesday 11 October 2017 - Talks & workshops

MakerBasics: Character Design in Adobe Illustrator

9 Aug 2017 - 11 Oct 2017, Library at The Dock
Learn to use Adobe Illustrator, an invaluable tool for creating eye-catching illustrations and graphics for an increasing variety of applications.
MakerBasics: Sound Toys - Friday 13 October 2017, 3:30pm to 6:30pm - Talks & workshops

MakerBasics: Sound Toys

13 Oct 2017, Library at The Dock
Help create a rag tag band of old toys by pulling them apart, wiring them up with gadgets, sensors and lots of wires so that they can sing.

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