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Maker Minutes 2/21/2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019 6:50 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

Today - Annapolis Maritime Museum - Winter Lecture Series - Rosemary Williams will paint a vivid image of Annapolis with tails of violent skirmishes between outlaw oyster poachers, the crabbing rage of the 20th century, the slight of hand trick by the Secretary of the Navy that brought the Naval Academy to Annapolis as well as the cities Golden Age of Sailing. Stunning vintage images of Annapolis’ history complete her presentation.

Tomorrow - Silver Spring - Green Matters Symposium - Join environmental and horticultural experts as they explore creative design solutions that address the challenges and opportunities associated with diverse landscapes

2/23 - National Electronics Museum - Techno Swap Fest - A flea market of the all the best electronics junk people are trying to find new homes for.

Local by Design

Sat/Sun 2/23-24 - Annapolis Artisans Market - You can find Local by Design’s artists at their downtown location and their Annapolis Mall locations, but for one weekend a month, the artists clean up their workshop in the Design District, on Margaret Ave just off of Chinquapin Round Rd and invite the public in. Meet the artists and check out their workshop and wares in the monthly Local by Design Annapolis Artisans Market

Maryland Hall

Tomorrow 2/22 - Sip and Carve with Anita Hagan - Anita will discuss the history of woodblock carving and the materials used, followed by 2 hours of drawing on easy to carve material, carving and printing your finished work! Students will make an original 4in x 6in print

Monday - 2/25 - 11th Annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival - A statewide initiative in recognition of the state’s global reach and connections. Films selected and prived by the respective embassies to represent their country’s spirit and art of film making. Entries this year include films from Lithuania, Israel, Mozambique and a Canadian film about Syrian musicians. The one showing on Monday is “The Train of Salt and Sugar”, the Mozambique entry.

Clay Bakers - Annapolis

Sun 2/24 and Wed 2/27 - Wet Clay workshops making Handmade Mini Plates - You’ll be walked through how to mold wet ceramic clay into mini dishes. The workshop fee covers 1lb of clay which you will shape and fire then come back later to paint then one more time in the kiln to see and gloss your creation.

Benjamin Banneker Museum & Park - Ellicott City

Sat 2/23 - Maple Sugar in Maryland - Learn about tapping maple trees to get nature’s tastiest sweetener. Learn the history of mpale sugaring and taste the sticky treat for yourself.

… also today through Sunday at Oregon Ridge Nature Center


Sat - 2/23 - Crofton - Science Fair for Young Scientists of the Future - Put on by members of the National Science Honor Society from Arundel High School

Sat 2/23 - Crofton - Seed Starting Indoors - Join Master Gardener Alison Rolen as she gives practical advice on starting seeds indoors

* Today - Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library - STEM Challenge Thursdays
* Sat - Mountain Road - Minecraft
* Mon - Maryland City at Russett - Building Challenge - building with Legos

Unallocated Space - Severn

Sat - 2/23 - Epic LAN Party - From noon to midnight, good old fashioned LAN gaming party. With classics such as Doom, Quake and Descent to new favorites such as Evolve, Left 4 Dead and more.

Annapolis Makerspace

Tomorrow - 2/22 - So Sew! - Are you interested in sewing and other fiber arts either as an experienced practitioner or as a total newbie, come on out, hang out, socialize, near about different techniques and machines. We’ll have a few on hand, including a traditional sewing machines as well as servers and embroidery machines. Learn what they each machine is good for and different techniques for working with fabric for making or repairing your own clothing, making costumes, stuffed animals and pillows, all kinds of things. We’re going to try to make this a monthly gathering.

Tues - 2/26 - Monthly General Meeting/Open House

Mondays are official Woodworking night - If you want to get into woodworking or want to pick someone’s brain on a project you’re working on, drop by on Mondays to meet other local woodworkers.

Thurs - Electronics Night

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