Johnston Maker Day is Sept. 24

Join us on MAKER DAY!

Bring the family and participate in Johnston’s first Maker Day experience! There will be something for everyone! In the “Do-It-Yourself” spirit, all are invited to this FREE event to take part in and learn a new skill. Exhibits include: robotics, concrete planters, lego display, spin art, slime, illustrative paintings, fabric arts, blanket forts, a tuba performance, rockets and reactions, solar power light making, cake decorating, snap circuits, harmonica making, coding and MORE!

The Who, What, When, and Where

Johnston’s first Maker Day will be a showcase of work of all kinds by all ages. It will be held on September 24 from 1-4 p.m. at the Johnston Library and Simpson Barn.

How to Participate

Maker exhibits can fall under one of three categories:

  • Demonstration – Display your product(s) and talk about or demonstrate how they are made. Exhibits will be open for the duration of the showcase.
  • Showcase/Performance – Show off your skills through a performance. Performance times will be assigned and vary from 10-30 minutes during the showcase.
  • Hands-on Activity – Create an interactive exhibit that invites participants to be engaged.  Activities will be open for the duration of the showcase.

For more information contact Johnston Community Education at 515-278-0552 or Johnston Public Library at 515-278-5233.

Flyer advertising the Johnston Maker Day on September 24