Also, be sure to check out craftzine.
Article from Hack A Day about using C bit field structures for microcontroller multitasking http://hackaday.com/2011/11/22/c-bit-field-structures-for-microcontroller-multitasking/
Events & Activities
HMS Beagle Science Store - voted Coolest Store in Kansas City
Check out these other great Maker Friendly groups:
Local Hackerspace and Makerspace Groups
Regional Hackerspace and Makerspace Groups