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Maker Minutes 6/21/2018

Thursday, June 21, 2018 7:12 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

Sat 6/23 - Town of Berlin and Believe in Tomorrow are hosting the 29th Annual Bathtub Races! This is a land race where one person pushes one or more people inside a bathtub with wheels. Multiple heats lead up to the 2018 champion bathtub racer!

Sat 6/23 - 10th Annual Baltimore Dragon Boat Challenge - The Baltimore Dragon Boat Club will host a mix of corporate, city, breast cancer survivor and club dragon boat teams in a series of 500-meter and 2k races.

Sat 6/23 - Ellicott City - First of five “Kids in Gardens” at Benjamin Banneker Park - Kids learn about nature while digging in the garden. Pre-registration is required, $15 for all five classes.

This weekend 6/23-24 - Ocean City - The Eastern Shore Art League and Clay Guild of the Eastern Shore hosting Clay-a-palooza - Events include throwing and handbuilding demos, a throwdown competition and bowl-making sessions.

Also 6/23-24 - Bel Air - Inaugural East Coast RepRep 3D Printing Festival - We have the RepRap project, started in 2005, to thank for all the hobby level 3D printers we have today. Their goal was to develop a low cost 3D printer that can print many of it’s own parts.. RepRap is short for Replicating Rapid Prototyper 

Next week - Clay Bakers - Shark Week Summer Camp - Campers create projects from painting pottery, glass fusing, sculpting, tye die and mosaics. Camps encourage children to try new art media and promote creativity and imagination.


Monday afternoon 6/25 - Edgewater - Makey Makey Piano - Did you know you can make a piano out of bananas? With Makey Makey you can! Makey Makey is a fun electronics kit that lets you use random everyday objects as controllers for a digital piano, games, and more!

Wed morning 6/27 - Broadneck - Challenge Island - Children will work in teams, combining critical thinking and creativity to design musical instruments and put on a performance! The first session is for preschoolers and later there’s one for elementary school aged children.

Thursday.. Same.. - Maryland City at Russett near Laurel

PGCo Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta

Tues - 6/26 - South Bowie Branch Library - STEM for Families

Greenbelt Makerspace

Tomorrow night 6/22 - Fermentation Fan Club for fans of any kind of fermentation including home brew beer, kombucha, yogurt, pickling.. You name it. A virtual potions class!

Saturday 6/23 - Repair Cafe - Bring by your broken items and work with them on possibly fixing them. From sewing a ripped shirt to gluing a loose chair leg or silver soldering damaged jewelry. For items that can’t be repaired, they take donations for a week of “take it apart” activities where kids and curious people are invited to take things apart and to see how they work!

Next week is also their Robotics Summer Camp using Lego Mindstorm robotics kits, performing challenging tasks and competing for special rewards.

Annapolis Makerspace

Tuesday 6/26 - Open House and General Meeting


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