Bit Space at Wilmette Summerfest July 22-23

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Join us for a weekend of building fun at the Wilmette Summerfest. Bit Space is pleased to be participating in the Wilmette Summerfest this year. Join us in building something amazing! We will be at the Summerfest on Saturday July 22 and Sunday July 23 in downtown Wilmette. Come help us build something amazing! Hands-on […]

Wilmette Grand Opening May 20-21

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Bit Space is proud to announce the opening our our new location in Wilmette (1135 W. Greenleaf Ave.).  To celebrate, Bit Space is having an Open House on Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21.  Families are welcome to stop in between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to see our brand new 3,800-square foot maker lab, meet our […]

Open House Saturday 4/29

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Bit Space is celebrating its 2-Year Anniversary and we want you to join us Saturday, April 29th.  Stop in between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to see our 5,000-square foot maker lab, meet our expert guides, and participate in a unique, hands-on, interactive experience which will involve design, physical construction, and virtual reality gaming.  The […]

Building Maker Labs at CPS

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Bit Space completed its second buildout project this spring with Sheridan Math & Science Academy, helping the school turn an old storage space into a usable maker lab.  A group of parent, student, and teacher volunteers spent a day alongside the Bit Space crew building and installing the workbenches and storage units. The Bit Space […]

Spring Break at Bit Space

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Spend your Spring Break with Bit Space!  During the weeks of March 27-31 and April 10-14, Bit Space is offering Spring Break Camps at our Lincoln Square location.  Your child can come for a single day or for the entire week.  Camps are Mon-Fri 9:00-4:00 (before care and after care are also available).  Kids enrolled […]

New Year! New Projects

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Beginning just after the new year, Bit Space will be launching new after-school and saturday morning design-build projects.  These multi-week projects will keep their creativity flowing and teach new techniques even to Bit Space veterans.  With more emphasis on the design process and communicating ideas, our continuously evolving design-build studio is back on project by […]

Free Intro Workshops

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Never been to a maker lab?  Not sure about what Bit Space is all about?  Every few weeks, Bit Space offers free introductory workshops.  During these workshops, kids can go through a “tour of Bit Space” to see all the cool things we have to offer.  Get a lesson on how to use hand tools […]

New Saturday Workshops

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Bit Space offers weekly workshops that focus on a specific project or a certain set of tools.  Each workshop lasts for 3 hours, and the cost is $75.  REGISTER NOW for upcoming workshops on the following dates:   Sat. 12/3 — 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. 3d Printed Ornaments + Finger Pianos Make your house more […]