Zone Office Hours allow members to connect with the Zone Coordinator to get help with anything related to the zone. Bring your questions, ask for advice on your project, or get help with a tool you're having trouble using.  

Membership required. Day Pass required for Associate Members. Registration required (if nobody is registered, the office hours will not be held). Registration closes two days beforehand.

Looking for zone safety orientations? Find them and register here.

Makers Market at Tech Valley Center of Gravity

Tech Valley Center of Gravity is thrilled to participate in the 41st annual Troy Victorian Stroll on Sunday, December 3rd from 11am-5pm.

During this year’s Stroll, we will have a variety of festivities:

  • We will be hosting a Maker's Market on the first floor, featuring locally owned small businesses that create handmade goods.
    • Longtime downtown Troy business Spillin' the Beans Coffeehouse will be doing a pop-up cafe during the market, selling their hot coffee and espresso drinks!
  • There will be a STEAM-Powered Pop-Up activity (DIY Kaleidoscopes!) in the THINQubator for children ages 4-12 and their families. $5 suggested donation.
  • The entire space, including our downstairs shops, will be open for self-guided tours! TVCOG Members will be in various shops to answer questions, do demonstrations, or lead short activities. In addition, we have a collection of featured member projects that have been placed around the space.
    • Don't forget to check outside on 3rd St for our largest featured member project- a retrofitted bus! The bus will be open for tours during the Stroll!

STEAM Powered Pop-Up: DIY Kaleidoscopes

  • Children ages 4-12 and their families are invited to join us at Tech Valley Center of Gravity for a fun, creative hands-on project. These mind-expanding projects help children discover creative play through science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics. During this special pop-up event, we will be making kaleidoscopes! Learn more here.
  • This program is a special, pop-up version of our regular STEAM-Powered Saturday programs! This free program is hosted on the first Saturday of every month from 10am-1pm, and offers a different STEAM project each time. Learn more at

10-Year Anniversary Celebration & Awards Dinner - Fundraiser

  Zazzle INVITATION Front VerticalPlease join us for a fun evening of celebration. Enjoy dinner, an awards presentation, live music with Alec Betterle, and a silent auction. Hear from Keynote Speaker, Heidi Knoblauch, PH.D.from Empire State Development, and join us in recognizing this year's awardees. We hope to see you there! Register Now.

 COG Award 

  * Dan Falkenstrom
  * Blaise Hartley
  * Sabrina Hartley
  * Steve Nordhauser
  * Irene Purificato
  * Robert Tait

*This award is being given to members who have been with us the entire ten years, while continuously dedicating their time and resources to make TVCOG what it has become. 

 Member of the Year Award

  * Troy Fischer
  * Alex Titcomb
*The members receiving this award were chosen by our very own. They are receiving this award because of their dedication to our organization and willingness to help other members. 


Dinner & Silent Auction
Ticket Price: $75
Semi-Formal Attire

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Contact Rebecca Bliss at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 
(518) 244-3544 for more information.
*All Proceeds raised from the event will benefit TVCOG.