Entries by Carsten Eckelmann

First regular Code Night next Thursday 5th February

Regular coding nights at CoWS! Every first Thursday of the month. Date and Time: Thursday, 5th February, from 5pm to 8pm. Location: CoWS near the Coast at 101 Carp St, Bega. Format: have fun, code and meet people, share and get help with your ideas. What to bring: laptop, power supply!! a snack and drink (NO alcohol) What’s the cost? It’s FREE! Please […]

An evening of Scratch with the Sapphire Foundation

Last Tuesday the CoWS was host to the first meeting of this year’s Sapphire Foundation students and parents. To celebrate the occasion and technology, Karl was invited to lead another workshop about programming in Scratch. It was a fun and successful evening and one of the students said afterwards: “I learned more about programming in […]

Kids Programming Night was a Great Success!

We couldn’t believe our eyes when we saw that there were 12 young people sitting here and soaking up Karl’s introduction to Scratch programming! After Karl’s demo there was some time to hack together some quick experiments and start on more interesting games. Later in the evening Aurin showed how he navigates the multitude of […]

This Friday: Kids are programming at the CoWS

Announcing a first programming workshop at the CoWS this Friday – for parents and children. We will be looking at programming environments that are appealing to kids. The workshop will be led by Karl Auer. When:  This Friday, 4 April 2014, 6pm Where: At CoWS (209 Carp Street Bega), where else? What:  A demo of […]

CoWS on the Radio – Spectors of the Future

Chris Sheedy hosts a weekly show at EdgeFM radio called “Spectors of the Future” in which he talks about technology among other exciting things. Last week he interviewed Liam about our CoWS Near The Coast co-working space. If you’ve missed it on the radio waves you can listen to the interview here: http://www.mixcloud.com/chrisheedy/cows-near-the-coast/ For more talks […]

Guests from Sydney and Wagga

Leading up to the annual Startup Camp we had Simone Eyles from 365cups and Pete Cooper from SydStart at the CoWS.  They are both very active and successful in the Startup-Scene and they brought quite a bit of glamour and excitement into our little hub.

An Evening with the Toastmasters of Bega

The members of the fledgling Toastmaster club had a wonderful evening at the CoWS. I must say that it certainly was the largest number of participants to one of the meetings yet, and that is thanks to 3 new members who turned up on the night and signed up on the spot!   If you […]

Toastmasters in the House

Announcing the Bega Toastmasters will be meeting next Tuesday 18th March, 5:30 pm at the CoWS. Toastmaster meetings are a great place to practice and improve your public speaking skills in a safe and friendly environment. The Bega Toastmasters Chapter is still very young, but has already been featured in the Bega district news: http://www.begadistrictnews.com.au/story/1878577/bega-toastmasters-raise-a-glass/ More […]