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Breaking news!! The Savings Bank of Danbury is raffling off two (2) 3D printers at MadHackers 2014!!

Join us on Saturday, June 7th from 10am – 5pm for the second annual MadHackers.com event! A day of Innovation, Technology, and Social Media at the CityCenter Danbury Green.

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Activities include 3D printing and scanning • Drones & quadcopters • Robotics • Interactive demonstrations • Learn to solder • social media workshops • Food truck rally • Live music …and much more!

Tickets are $10 for ages 12 & up, and only $5 for kids 3-11. Get your tickets online today and avoid lines. (or get them at the event).

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Photo courtesy Maplegate Media

Proceeds from the MadHackers event will benefit the non-profit Danbury Hackerspace opening at the new Innovation Center at 158 Main Street. What is a hackerspace? The Danbury Hackerspace is a new technology center where you can learn about technology like 3D printing, programming, art, electronics, and manufacturing. The Danbury Hackerspace also has a coworking space where people can come down to Main Street and work with other people. The Danbury Hackerspace is part of the downtown Danbury renaissance that is happing now!

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What is a “Mad Hacker?” The Mayor calls the Danbury Hackerspace team his “Mad Hackers,” so we named the conference after them. We’re creating a unique event for Danbury, and the name also fits with our tradition of being the former hat capital of the world!