Friday-Sunday 5/11/-13/2018 - if you’re interested in hot air and things that go up.. Preakness Balloon Festival - Howard County Fairgrounds - More than 15 hot air balloons, tethered balloon rides in the morning and evening, beer and wine garden, live music, Nathans hot eating contest and more
Saturday May 12th, 11am - Hagerstown, Washington County Historical Society has having a workshop on creating your own rainstick, a traditional Latin American instrument that sounds like falling rain.
Saturday - Sunday 5/12-5/13 - 15th annual Bethesda Fine Arts Festival - at Bethesda’s Woodmont Triangle - with more than 130 artists, live entertainment and local restaurants.
Saturday 5/12 - World Scratch Day - Scratch is a simple visual programming language for kids and adults that can be used to create interactive stories, games and animations and you can share your creations online.
Greenbelt Makerspace Scratch Day - https://www.facebook.com/events/223106935126788/
Saturday 5/12 - Arduino Day 2018
Catylator Silver Spring
Saturday 5/12 3:30pm - Silver Sat Team Meeting - SilverSat is a multi-year project to design, build, launch and operate a real satellite. The participants will have the experience of a real-world engineering challenge, one that many would consider well beyond their abilities.
Thursday 5/10 6:30pm - Laser 101 - How to use the Laser Cutter and Engraver to create custom designs in glass, paper, wood, and metal - You will leave the class with your own laser cut object
Thursday 5/17 6:30pm - Maker Lab: Laser Studio - Making use of what you learned in Laser 101 (a prerequisite for this workshop)
Saturday 5/12 10am - Edgewater - Coding with Cubetto - your child’s first coding kit. Young children learn to program a simple robot using blocks instead of a screen.
Monday 5/14 6:30pm - Severna Park - Minecraft Club - first time players and experienced users are invited to build things within the world of Minecraft.
Sunday - 5/13 - 1pm-3pm - Basics of Needlefelting with Emi - where you’ll learn how to make small three dimensional soft sculptures out of felt.