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Skills Training & Workshops

M4Reactor offers skills training and workshops in a variety of topics.  These are all run by people who have put their own curriculum together to run at M4Reactor.  You can check out the upcoming classes here.

We are also always looking for more teachers with the skills to teach new and different workshops here. If you are interested in teaching a course, you can learn more about Teaching @ M4 here.

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  • Cricut 101: Working with Heat Transfer Vinyl
    February 28, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Cricut die-cutting machine has a variety of uses and functions, but one of the coolest is the ability to make t-shirts, bags, monograms, etc. with heat transfer vinyl! Come in and make your own custom tote bag using HTV!!

Max Students: 10

Age: 14 and up

Class Length: 1.5 hours

Instructor: Heather

Member Price: $30 Per Student

Non-Member Price: $40 Per Student

Note: Members – if you do not see the member price, please login!

 


  • Knitting 101 Week 1
    March 12, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Knitting 101 Week 2
    March 19, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Knitting 101 Week 3
    March 26, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

So you want to be a knitter? Learn the basics of knitting by making a two color infinity scarf! I am an experienced knitting instructor and I believe that anyone can learn to knit, including you!

You will learn:

  • How to hold knitting needles
  • Knit Stitch
  • Purl Stitch
  • How to turn a row
  • How to change colors
  • How to bind off Knitting needles, yarn, and pattern will be provided.

Your Registration covers the three meetings that are required for this class. You must be able to attend all three meetings in this course.

  • Wednesday March 12th at 6PM
  • Wednesday March 19th at 6PM
  • Wednesday March 26th at 6PM

Max Students: 6

Age: 15 and up

Class Length: 1.5 hours

Instructor: Emily Bujold

Member Price: $30

Non-Member Price: $40

Members – if you do not see the member price, please login!


  • Arduino World
    March 13, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

What the heck is an Arduino? Find out that and so much more at the Arduino Intro class. No experience is required. Basics of programming will be discussed, and you’ll perform a mini lab!

You will learn:
* What is an Arduino?
* What is a variable?

Materials supplied, but you have the option to purchase your own Arduino kit here! (This kit can be used for all Arduino classes at M4)

Max Students: 12

Age: 12 and up

Course Length: 1 Hour

Instructor: Emily Bujold

Price: Free but you must Pre-Register!


  • March 27, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn the basics of programming and electronics with this funny named micro controller. No experience required, beginners welcome! “Intro to Arduino: Hello World” is encouraged but not required.

You will learn:

-Programming skills
-Electronic wiring skills with LEDs

All materials supplied, but you have the option to purchase your own Arduino kit here. (This kit can be used for all Arduino classes at M4)

Max Students: 12

Age: 12 and up

Class Length: 1 hour

Instructor: Emily Bujold

Member Price: $20

Non-Member Price: $30

Note: Members, if you do not see the member price, please login!

Safety Training

Some of our equipment requires that you take safety training before you are authorized to operate it.  These classes also offer basic instruction on use. Currently the equipment that requires training is:

Training ClassCost
Basic SafetyFree
3D PrintingFree
Laser Cutter Safety & Use$20
CNC Safety & Use$35
Table Saw and Chop SawFree
Drill Press and Band SawFree
Basic SolderingFree
Lathe Safety & Use$35

For Laser Cutting and 3D Printing, we provide these one-on-one as needed at no cost.  Just fill out the form below and we'll get a volunteer to run your training session.

The CNC Machine and Lathe courses require a higher level of instruction.  Fill out the form and when we get enough students for a class we will schedule one and find a trainer.

Safety Class Signup

  • If you are requesting safety training for multiple classes, please submit this form once for each class.
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Dislocated Worker Training

As we get grant funding, M4Reactor offers dislocated worker training.  In the past we have offered CNC training as well as 3D Design and Printing training.  These are typically week long courses led by local industry experts.  If you are interested in taking this type of training through us, fill out the information form below.

Dislocated Worker Training

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