ConfabuLarryum – August 13

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When:
Saturday, August 13

Where:
Lawrence, KS at Lawrence Free State High School 9AM-2PM

What:
ConfabuLarryum is Lawrence’s third annual Festival of Making and Creativity! It’s a day filled with hands-on fun and discovery with FREE activities for kids, parents, educators, Makers, entrepreneurs, and innovators. It’s FREE to attend, all activities are FREE and the festival is open to everyone! The only cost will be concessions available for purchase.

Over 5,000 people attended last year’s Confabularryum and this year will be BIGGER and BETTER with a new venue, more parking and even more FREE activities! There will be something for everyone, with a goal of bringing the community together for a fun, free, family-friendly event while promoting the role of Making and creativity in the home, classroom, workplace and community. You’ll find everything from traditional arts and crafts to hands on Making activities hosted by Makerspaces from both Lawrence and Kansas City to coding classes, 3D printing, drones, robotics, Virtual Reality and MUCH MORE! All for FREE!

There will be Auditory Illusions, making activities with Lawrence Creates Makerspace, teaching kids to code with code.org, Scratch and Minecraft, the latest in 3D printing demonstrated by Ultimaker, Kansas Jayhawks Virtual Reality demos, drones, hands-on making activities with the Maker Studio from Science City at Union Station, LEGO Serious Play, real life Pokemon Go, stop motion video making, Raspberry Pi workshops, LEGO World’s Fair, digital animation classes, Team Steam Robotics, engineering with popsicle sticks, making toys and enrichment items for shelter pets with Lawrence Humane Society, Duct Tape art, fitness and fun with Premier Martial Arts, hands-on activities hosted by Lawrence Center for Entrepreneurship, turning trash in to treasure with The Shelter, freestyle LEGO building, computer lab activities with Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence, musical vegetables, bluescreen photo and video with the Sound + Vision studio from Lawrence Public Library, the App-Mazing Race, AND MUCH MORE!


ConfabuLarryum is presented as a partnership between the Lawrence Public Schools and Lawrence-based marketing agency Callahan Creek as a free community festival.

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