Welcome to Makerspace Salem

A network of community resources and individuals working toward making Salem 'Maker friendly'. 

MAILING LIST - Periodic announcements only: Sign Up for Announcements.

See below for a list of local groups / resources / events that are in the 'Maker' family. 
If you see anything that needs to be updated or added, you can tweet @MakerspaceSalem !


LOCAL TECH ENTHUSIAST GROUPS - ACTIVE MONTHLY
NW Tech Show * http://kmuz.org (live)
* http://nwtechshow.com (archives) 
Wednesdays 12pm-1pm
(100.7fm/88.5fm/kmuz.org) 
Spark Studio Salem
(Forming a Makerspace) 
https://sparkstudiosalem.com 1st Tuesday 7pm (monthly social night)
(MERIT/Spark Studio Bldg - 2640 Portland Rd NE, Salem [MAP])
Alternate Loc: Salem Ale Works (see meetup.com event listing) 
Willamette Valley Software Engineers https://www.meetup.com/WVSE-meetup/ 1st Thursdays 6pm - MaPS Office Bldg
(451 Division St NE, Salem) 
Salem Ubuntu Hour https://wiki.ubuntu.com/OregonTeam/ 1st/3rd Fridays 6pm
(Broadway Coffeehouse, table area) 
Salem Mac User Group http://www.realsmug.org 2nd Tuesday 645pm
(Salem Comfort Suites (off Hawthorne)) 
Hack Salem https://meetup.com/hacksalem 2nd Wednesday 7pm
(see meetup.com) 
Microportal Electronics Club https://makerspacesalem.org/microportal/ 4th Tuesday 6pm
(Chemeketa Community College, Bldg 4, Rm 126) 
PERIODIC EVENTS / MEETINGS
Portland Mini Maker Faire (Event) https://portland.makerfaire.com/ Sat/Sun - Sept 15/16, 2018
OMSI, Portland, OR 
ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS
makerspacesalem facebook group https://facebook.com/groups/makerspace.salem/ Since 11/2016 
Spark Studio Salem
("Salem Makerspace" group on meetup.com) 
https://www.meetup.com/Salem-Makerspace/ Since 11/2016 
makerspacesalem.org announcements mailing list http://eepurl.com/b_evNj Since 9/2016 
Reddit for Salem OR https://www.reddit.com/r/SALEM/ Started prior to 2016 
makerspacesalem.org phpbb https://makerspacesalem.org/forum/ Since 10/2016 
COMMUNITY RESOURCES
Microportal Calendar of Tech Events (Phil N.) https://makerspacesalem.org/calendar.html 
Small Business Development Center https://www.chemeketa.edu/busprofession/ccbi/sbdc/ 
Center 50+ http://cityofsalem.net/center50 
Norvac Electronic Parts http://norvacsalem.com 
Hi-Tek - Local Custom PCBs http://www.hitekquality.com/AboutUs.aspx 
Reboot Computers http://www.rebootcomputershop.com 
Garten Electronics and Recycling Store http://www.garten.org/services/admin/oregon/C72/ 
Studios at the Mill (Artist Collective) https://m.facebook.com/artistsatthemissionmill 
Co.W - Membership Coworking Space https://www.iamcow.com 
Indy Commons - Membership Coworking Space
(278 S Main St, Independence, OR) 
http://indycommons.com/ 
Harbor Freight
(4675 Portland Rd NE #170, Salem, OR 97305) 
https://www.google.com/search?q=harbor+freight+97305
https://www.harborfreight.com/ 
Willamette Arts Center
(Oregon State Fairgrounds - Salem, OR) 
https://www.willametteartcenter.com 
NEIGHBORING CITIES
Ctrl-H Makerspace (Portland) http://pdxhackerspace.org 
Hedron Makerspace (Portland) http://hedron.technology
https://www.meetup.com/Hedron-Makerspace/ 
Whimsy Makerspace (Silverton) http://www.meetup.com/Whimsy-Makerspaces-Meetup/ 
Eugene Makerspace (Eugene) http://eugenemakerspace.com 
Burcham's Metals (Albany)
(Scrap yard catering to
inventor and artist material) 
http://www.burchamsmetals.com 
Code Corvallis https://www.meetup.com/Code-Corvallis/ 
TAP Plastics (Tigard and Portland) http://www.tapplastics.com 
Professional Plastics, Inc. (19801 SW 95th Ave, Tualatin) http://www.professionalplastics.com/ 
Indy Commons - Membership Coworking Space
(278 S Main St, Independence, OR) 
http://indycommons.com/ 
INACTIVE
Mini-Makerfaire Salem (Annual Event) https://makerfairesalem.com INACTIVE as of 11/2016 email
(was August at AC Gilbert) 
Salem Tool Library http://salemtoollibrary.org INACTIVE per 11/8/2016 reddit
(was 3rd Saturday 2pm) 
Salem-Keizer Internet of Things https://salemkeizerinternetofthings.wordpress.com INACTIVE after 9/2016
(was Thursdays 630pm (Center 50+, Computer Lab)) 
Last Update: 2019-05-13 01:21:58