Public Events

July 13, 2019, 1pm – 3pm: Computer Building Workshop

Interested in computers, but are totally lost on how to put a computer together? Bring your own computer parts OR come and learn on a full-sized desktop here at HackPGH! A guided tour of assembling real, working (well. they were working at one point… some of them.) computers with real parts. All computer parts, tools,…

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June 25, 2019, 6pm – 8pm: Intro to Arduino Programming with Dr. Newcomer

Description: Interested in learning programming? Electronics? How to make shiny things that interact with people, or embedded devices that do things automatically for you? Maybe someday even creating electronic minions to carry out your maniacal whims? Dr. Newcomer is teaching a class for embedded computer programming in C++ using the easy and common Arduino microcontroller…

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May 11, 11 am-1 pm: Seed starting class

Learn how to plant seeds to start your vegetable or herb garden. Watering tips and tricks. Take home your potted seeds, water them, and start your spring off right! Includes: Pots Soil Seeds Planting instruction Care instructions Instruction for garden soil preparation and soil chemistry. Learn to balance your soil pH. To register you MUST…

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May 11, 2019, 1pm-5pm: CLASS: Welding 102 with Kiefer – Intermediate stick welding

Intermediate welding class with Kiefer. More sophisticated stick welding techniques building off of the 101 class. One session. Students are not permitted to wear open toed shoes, and they must wear natural fiber clothing (denim, cotton, etc.) for this class. To sign up for this class you MUST register here: https://members.hackpgh.org/event-3372817 Instructor: Kiefer Age limitations:…

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Tues, April 30, 7pm – 9pm: Laundry Soap Making Class with Bethany

Come to HackPGH and learn how to save money by making your own eco-friendly and hypoallergenic laundry soap!  Bethany Klick will take you through the step-by-step process and you will leave the class with your own batch of soap!  Note: This soap will be unscented, but you may bring your own essential oils if you…

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Thu, April 11, 7pm – 9pm: Circuit Design Part II with Dr. Joe Newcomer

Topics will include Analog I/O, interrupts, and busses (SPI, I2C, 1-wire) Those who took part I can take it at no extra charge (contact us at info at hackpittsburgh.org for your free registration). Anyone who feels confident about basic Arduino I/O, but did not attend Part I, is welcome to attend this session for only…

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