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Maker Minutes 5/16/2019

Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:09 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

Registration is open for Project STEAM MD’s - Summer Camp running June 24th - August 2nd in Owings Mills. Students 1st - 5th grades can enjoy camp activities with certified teachers including traditional and digital art, computer science, game design 3D printing, day trips, sculpture, reading comprehension, swimming, fashion, engineering and more.

This weekend - Thurmont - The Maryland Iron Festival - A blacksmithing festival where there will be blacksmithing and casting demonstrations, kids’ activities, historic foods, beer, wine, tours, art, craft and jewelry displays plus live music.

This weekend - Londontown Gardens - Shore Party - Explore the maritime history of the South River with reenactors in costume, boats, and activities for the whole family.Try your hand at rope making and seamanship, learn how sailors lived day to day and experience the art and science of navigation. In the afternoon, there will also be a discussion and demonstrations about 18th century trade with Asia.

This weekend - is the last few days of the Muddy Creek Artists Guild 10th Anniversary Spring Art Show and Sale at South River Colony Main Street Shopping Center - Check out the works of more than 50 local South County artists in a variety of mediums.

Sat - 5/18 - Maggianos in Annapolis - Kids Making Lasagna - Chef Abigail and her team teach kids how to construct a lasagna that you will take home and bake. A breakfast buffet will precede the class. Every class gets your kid points toward their own monogrammed chef coat!

Sat - 5/18 - Truxton Park - National Park Trust’s Kids to Parks Day - Activities including various sports, hiking, fishing, kayaking, archery, wild bird demos, music and more! Organized by Annapolis Recreation and Parks

Sun - 5/19 - Quiet Waters Park Charity Knitting - Third Sunday of every month, this group gathers to knit or crochet baby hats and blankets for the Anne Arundel Medical Center. All skill levels are welcome.

Sun - 5/19 - Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum - Spring Family Fun Day

Sun - 5/19 - Broadneck Park - Kite Festival and Community Picnic - Free kite kits to the first 100 children!

Mon - 5/16 - Davidsonville - The Anne Arundel Amateur Radio Club presents “Planetary Defense at NASA: Finding Near Earth Asteroids Before They Find Us”

Tues - 5/21 - Whole Foods Annapolis - Half Pint Kids Club: No-Bake Pizza Crackers for kids 3-5

Art Farm - Annapolis

Sat - 5/18 - Mother-Daughter Photography Portrait Workshop - Daughters aged 8-13 - Learn the basics of photography, get comfortable behind and in front of the lens, learn about different poses and how to work with your subject from behind the camera. All experience levels welcome.

Wed - Adult Intro to Improv Workshop continues - Learn the fundamentals of improv comedy, experience positive challenges and tons of laughs. Improv is excellent for personal development, thinking on your feet, creative brainstorming, team building and overcoming anxiety

Also registration is open for Art Farm’s Summer Art Camps for children. Camps including street art, animation, fearless photography, mixed media art, painting, drawing, storytelling, circus camp and 3D sculpture camp! Voted best fine arts camp in Annapolis and sibling discounts are available!

Maryland Hall

Now through August 15th - Weather on the Water, an exploration of the conceptual and literal interpretations of this broad subject - f/works by Annapolis Arts Alliance (AAA)

Clay Bakers - Annapolis

Sun and Mon - Glass Fusing - Seascape - This class will provide you with everything you need. You will be shown how to cut, break and glue your glass to create your own Seascape!

Benjamin Banneker Museum & Park - Ellicott City

Sat - Snakes in Your Backyard - Frightened of the reptiles that might slither through your yard? Discover how the snakes of Maryland provide important ecosystem services!

Sat - MATTS Speaker Series - The Mid-Atlantic Turtles and Tortoises Society is dedicated to turtle and habitat conservation. Former MATTS VP Keith Kelley will discuss his adventures with turtles in Maryland and Florida


Tomorrow - Discoveries: The Library at the Mall - Pirate Storytime

Sat - Mountain Road - Minecraft

Sat - Severna Park - Build a Drone Workshop - This hands-on workshop uses STEM skills to model, build and fly a drone from scratch with a licensed Global Air Media instructor. For ages 11-14, registration is required.

Mon - Severna Park - Book Buddies: Out of Remote Control (data set 7) by Ada Hopper - Read the book then come to the program for a discussion and activity.

Tues - Deale - Dinosaur STEM Storytime - For ages 3-5/students entering kindergarten - Join a paleontologist to learn about dinosaurs through stories, songs and simple preschool science activities

Wed - Crofton - 3D Print Design Class - For elementary school students and adults - Learn 3D design using Tinkercad. The objects you design will be printed after the event. Online registration is required.

Building with LEGO:

Tomorrow 5/17 - Annapolis - LEGO Challenge

Sat - 5/18 - Eastport-Annapolis Neck - Build & Play

Mon - Maryland City at Russett - Building Challenge - LEGOs

Unallocated Space - Severn

Tonight - Infosec night: Introduction to Web App Penetration Testing using Burp and Zap

Mon - Project night

Tues - Software Defined Radio Workshop - Covering the fundamentals of digital signal processing and other other RF or basic electrical engineering concepts

Wed - Lockpicking Workshop - Lockpicking as a sport and hobby is a fun mental exercise and involves manual dexterity and problem solving ability and can be quite competitive

Wed - Open House

Pongos Learning Lab/Coder Kids Club - Crofton

Sat - The Art & Design in Video Games with Tyrone Barnes - Learn the basics of game design and learn how to creative video game characters and environments. This session will also discuss the design of Overwatch

Pongos also has regular little scientist club, game club, builders club, coder kids club, chess club, robotics club and youtube stars & animators clubs.

Patuxent Lapidary Guild

Sun 5/19 - Basic Faceting - Learn how to cut a round gem from a synthetic garnet, including preforming, dopping, cutting and polishing

Annapolis Makerspace

Tomorrow - Game On! - Monthly analog gaming night where Emi will be showing off some of her favorite tabletop games and you can bring your favorites to share as well!

Mon - Electronics Class - This week covering basic electronic components and how everything works together

Tues - Monthly CAD/CAM and CNC w/Autodesk Fusion 360

Wed - Woodworking night

Thurs - Electronics night


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