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    The Do List for 2020

    May 13th, 2020  |   Allison Sillik

    Do Something Great This Summer with Do Space! Need ideas on how to keep busy or learn something new? Check out our list below for inspiration!  Start to master Adobe programs with our Illustrator & Photoshop Basics webinars Get your business idea off the ground! Visit startomaha.com Invigorate your employment profile through LinkedIn Take a free online course through Harvard...
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    Your Support During Omaha Gives!

    May 12th, 2020  |   Rachel Evans, Operations Manager

    If there is one thing Omaha excels at it’s supporting its non-profits! Nothing shows this more than the upcoming Omaha Gives! donation event. Don’t know what this event is all about? Let me break it down for you: Omaha Gives! is an all online giving celebration that allows you to shower your favorite non-profits with some much needed assistance. This year’s event will be held on...
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    Fun Educational Sites for Kids

    May 12th, 2020  |   Nick Schnitzer

    While the school year may be coming to an end, a child’s learning should not! Parents looking for ways to keep their children engaged this summer will be happy to know that there are plenty of educational and productive online resources. We’ve listed several great sites that are not only engaging, but also fun for students! It’s recommended to visit these sites yourself to really get a...
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    Learn to Code This Summer From the Comfort of Your Own Home

    May 6th, 2020  |   Brie Alsbury, Community Learning Specialist

    Do you want to sharpen your technical skills? Gain a new job skill? A little worried about leaving your house to do so? It's okay. We've got you covered. Because the uncertainty surrounding in-person meetings this summer, we're taking Hello Code on-line for both the June and July cohorts and you can apply now! Hello Code is for adults interested in exploring career options in the tech...
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    Special Guests at Junior Makers-Yash and Rohan Fichadia

    May 5th, 2020  |   Kimberly Hwa Davis, Community Learning Specialist

    Anyone can be a maker at any age. Our Junior Makers program at Do Space helps encourage youth makers explore several different ways of making. From learning about circuits to create light up cards or sewn hearts to creating ziplines and strong and sturdy paper towers to help learn about design and engineering. One can never be too young to start learning to make. And we have some makers who...
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    Free Comic Book Day, Stay at Home Edition

    May 4th, 2020  |   Elizabeth Brown

    If you (like me) love comic books, you’re probably aware that the first Saturday in May is usually Free Comic Book Day. However, this year, that has changed, like so many other things.  An official announcement went out on Free Comic Book Day’s website on March 19, stating that this year’s event is postponed, but not cancelled, and will hopefully be able to take place later this summer....
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    Digital Art Webinars in May

    May 1st, 2020  |   Brie Alsbury, Community Learning Specialist

    It’s kind of hard to plan things right now. By the end of May we may be well on our way to something close to normal, or we may still be doing our part to help control the spread of the virus by staying home. But whether you’re at home or getting out and about a bit more, we have some fantastic digital art webinars in May that you don’t want to miss. From Tinkercad, to Photoshop, to Clip...
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    Alternatives to Photoshop

    April 30th, 2020  |   Nick Schnitzer

    Creative software can sometimes cost you an arm and a leg, but does it have to? My name is Nick, and I’ve spent the last few years learning and practicing various forms of digital art on a thin budget. I actively avoid products released by Adobe due to their outrageous prices. As a result, I’ve found oodles of useful programs that can be used to replace the titan’s pricey product...
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    Social Distancing Without Socially Isolating

    April 27th, 2020  |   Elizabeth Brown

    I am currently a Membership Clerk at Do Space, and my favorite part of the job is interacting with people (both coworkers and patrons). I love having conversations with patrons, hearing their stories, telling anecdotes that make them laugh, complimenting their outfits. I am, by nature, a very social person, and I love being around and engaging with others. (This is also true outside of work. I...
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    Low Tech Maker Projects You Can Do While Staying Home

    April 23rd, 2020  |   Brie Alsbury, Community Learning Specialist

    The kids have been out of school for a month now. You’ve probably been home from work just as long. The risk of being perpetually bored looms. Why not try some of these low-tech maker activities? I’ve focused on two types of supplies that makers usually have floating around the house or can easily be ordered without having to go into a store--yarn and fabric and paper and cardboard. Yarn and...
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